Upcoming Tours


Gibbs Farm New Zealand

New Zealand: nature, culture & the arts

Mar 9 - 20, 2017. Tour Leader: Robert Veel

Although just a few hours from the east coast of Australia, New Zealand is a strikingly different country to our own, and well worth the kind of in-depth investigation that this unique itinerary offers.


NGA Versailles and the Gardens of the Monaro

Apr 2 - 5, 2017. Tour Leader: Dr Michael Adcock

ADFAS Travel invites you on a four-day visit to Canberra and the Monaro. Join French art history expert Dr Michael Adcock for the NGA’s Versailles: Treasures from the Palace exhibition and spend a full day visiting three exquisite private gardens of the Monaro region.


Great Gardens of Italy

Sep 3 - 19, 2017. Tour Leader: Michael Turner

Travel through some of the most beautiful countryside in Italy – from Frascati to the Etruscan hill-top town of Orvieto, from Florence north to Padua and on to the dramatic scenery of the Italian Lakes.

Imperial China MAIN

Imperial China: history and the arts

Sep 25 - Oct 12, 2017. Tour Leader: David Rosier

This 18-day tour of China spans 2000 years of dynastic rule, exploring it’s art, history and culture. Travel to Beijing, Xi’an, Shanghai, Suzhou and Hong Kong.

Berlin and Beyond 2017

Berlin & Beyond: Berlin, Leipzig & Dresden

Oct 9 - 22, 2017. Tour Leader: Thomas Abbott

Take an in-depth look at the diverse and fascinating city of Berlin, with days in Leipzig and Dresden, on this 14-day residential style tour. Visit major galleries and museums, and explore the historic neighbourhoods of both east and west Berlin.

Morocco and Southern Spain

Morocco and Southern Spain

Oct 9 - 25, 2017. Tour Leader: Sue Rollin

This new 17-day itinerary explores the connections between Europe and North Africa. In Morocco visit renowned towns such as Fes, Rabat and Tangier before crossing Into Southern Spain to discover Seville, Cordoba and Granada.


Tasmania: history, art and gardens

Dec 2 - 9, 2017. Tour Leader: Dr Kathleen Olive

This tour explores the island’s unique history and traditions staying in both Launceston and Hobart with visits to historic homes, art galleries, gardens, pristine scenery and great food and wine.