Upcoming Tours

To experience a tour with Curt DiCamillo is to be transported to another world—one filled with wonder, history, and beauty. Curt’s exclusive access to historic places that are often closed to the public, combined with his masterful grasp of the past and his sense of fun, all come together to create tours like no other. In partnership with the best local experts, Curt’s tours explore the art collections, gardens, architecture, and history of the world’s most special places.

Treasures of Tuscany: Palaces & Great Estates in Siena and its Countryside

October 14 - 20, 2024

In the midst of Tuscany’s autumn splendor, join Curt DiCamillo for villa-hopping, hill town explorations, and delicious regional cuisine, all while based at the luxurious Grand Hotel Continental in historic Siena. The city will open uniquely for us as we discover its grand palaces, stunning squares, historic markets, and incomparable Medieval treasures.

Photograph by Steve Hersey

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An English & Welsh Country Christmas

December 9 - 14, 2024

Join us for this special Yuletide tour, where the varied topography of the ancient lands of the Welsh and English borders take on a whole new look when Jack Frost touches everything with winter magic. Log fires and festive fayre will bring an enticing magic to the interiors of the private country houses and historic estates that we’ll visit.

Photo courtesy of the Trustees of the Weston Park Foundation

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Splendors of Saxony: The Architectural Heritage of Leipzig, Meissen & Dresden

June 9 - 16, 2025

Join us for an unforgettable week in Saxony, the cultural heart of Germany. We’ll begin in vibrant Leipzig, the city where Mendelsohn, Bach, and Wagner all lived. In Meissen we’ll visit the oldest porcelain factory in Europe, while in Dresden (“Florence on the Elbe”) we’ll see breathtaking art, including the treasures of the Green Vault. All of this amazing culture will be topped off with luxury accommodation at two of Germany’s finest hotels: the Steigenberger Icon Grandhotel Handelshof in Leipzig and the Hotel Taschenbergpalais Kempinski in Dresden.

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An English Country Christmas at Knowsley Hall

December 3 - 9, 2025

When winter beckons and Christmas is just around the corner, what could be better than spending time in England, the country that virtually invented Christmas! For our 2025 tour we’ll be based at Knowsley Hall, the enormous Lancashire country house that has been home to the Stanley family since 1385. Here we will be the only guests of our hosts, Edward and Caroline Stanley, the 19th Earl and Countess of Derby, whose great house will be glistening with Christmas set within an unparalleled collection of art. From Knowsley we’ll venture to Liverpool to see Impressionist paintings, ancient Roman sculpture, and the world’s finest Wedgwood in some of the best museums in Britain.

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Past Tours

Take a delightful photo-rich journey through highlights of selected past tours.

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Tour Highlights

Watch a three-minute video of highlights from our April 2017 Derbyshire tour.

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