Holidays in 2025

Naples: 20–26 January with Agnes Crawford

This will be Learn Italy’s first visit to this vibrant and fascinating city. There will be excursions out of the city to Pompeii and Herculaneum. This trip is complete and there are no places availabile.

Ferrara: 13–16 February with Clare MacDonnell

For anyone who has read Ali Smith’s How to be Both, a visit to the Palazzo Schifanoia is imperative.

Ravenna: 12–16 March with Verdiana Baioni

Superb mosaics from the fifth and sixth centuries with an expert guide.

Piero della Francesca: 26 September–October 2 with Agnes Crawford

Visits to find his paintings in Arezzo, Sansepolcro, Urbino, Perugia and Monterchi.

Parma 9–13 October

These are the probable dates for next year’s Verdi Festival. The programme is still to be organised.

Venice 17–23 November with Patrick Doorly

Any journey on Vaporetto Number 1 is surely amongst the most wonderful boat trips in the world, and is surely never disappointing. This trip is almost full.