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QUALITY HISTORICAL, BATTLEFIELD, CAMPAIGN & CULTURAL TOURS

Welcome to Campaigns & Culture

We provide truly unique, extensive and personalised historical, battlefield and cultural tours.

Our expert guided tours satisfy enthusiasts, from the most expert military historian through to novice, family and friends simply looking for a great and original holiday.

Intriguing military history is at the very heart of what we do, presented with depth, accuracy, insight and entertainment. We bring history to life!

We'll show you how to challenge accepted history with fresh interpretation, sharing the very latest knowledge and discoveries, many unknown to the history books.

Along the way we enjoy great food and hospitality with the best cultural heritage and inspiring landscapes that each region has to offer.

Latest Tour Releases

April/May 2019 PENINSULAR WAR TOURS TO PORTUGAL & SPAIN

June 2019 WATERLOO

July 2019 NELSON & WELLINGTON COPENHAGEN

2019 Dunkirk & Burgundy Tours: In Planning

NEW!! July 2019 TOUR DE FRANCE & WATERLOO

The Very Highest Standards

If you like memorable experiences, visiting fascinating places with a small group of like-minded people, in style and comfort, then we're just what you've been looking for.

Check our Testimonials page where you'll find the words and videos of our delighted tour guests. They rate us "OUTSTANDING" at what we do.

You'll find all of our scheduled 2019 tours below - or contact us about a Bespoke tour.

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2019 NAPOLEONIC ERA TOURS & MORE

Waterloo Battlefield Tours, Peninsular War Tours, Napoleonic Campaign Tours, Nelson, Dunkirk, Burgundy, Tailor-Made Private Travel

WELLINGTON IN PORTUGAL: THE EARLY YEARS PENINSULAR WAR TOUR APRIL/MAY 2019

Travel from Lisbon to Oporto, visiting all the major and dramatic sites of Wellington's 1808 - 1811 Peninsular War campaigns across the beautiful heart of Portugal, visiting many UNESCO Cultural Heritage Sites.

Grit & glamour, intrigue, beauty & gastronomy, idyllic vineyards and ancient port houses. All in glorious spring colours.

Almeida, Belem, Bussaco, Coa, Coimbra, Douro, Fuentes de Onoro, Obidos, Roliça, Sabugal, Sintra, Torres Vedras, Vimeiro & more.

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Nine Days / Eight Nights from £3,195

Saturday 27th April to Sunday 5th May 2019

WELLINGTON ADVANCES INTO SPAIN PENINSULAR WAR TOUR MAY 2019

Terrible sieges, Roman bridges, wide plains and vistas, isolated fortresses, mountain passes, bloody battles, great victories, supreme logistics. Wellington's tentative and bold thrusts as Napoleon's armies were rolled back towards France.

UNESCO Heritage Sites and the great Ribera del Duero & Rueda Wine Regions.

La Albuera, Almaraz, Badajoz, Barba del Puerco, Burgos, Ciudad Rodrigo, Plasencia, Talavera, Toledo, Salamanca & more.

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Eleven Days / Ten Nights from £3,995

Saturday 11th May to Tuesday 21st May 2019

THE FINEST WATERLOO BATTLEFIELD TOUR JUNE 2019

One of the greatest battles of all time, the conclusive campaign of 1815 that shattered Napoleon's power, forging much of the Europe we know today. Epic history set in beautiful Belgian countryside.

Unique itinerary, insights & access.

Visit our Testimonial page to see how "Campaigns & Culture set the standard for Waterloo Tours!"

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Six Days / Five Nights from  £1,795

Friday 14th June to Wednesday 19th June 2019

TOUR DE FRANCE WATERLOO TOUR JULY 2019

The 2019 Tour de France visit to Waterloo combines Great History with a Legendary Sporting Event. See Stage 1 Le Tour in action, the Stage 2 Team Time Trial in Historic Brussels and enjoy the very best Guided Tour of the Waterloo Battlefield.

See how key Stage 1 locations fit into the 1815 Campaign, cheer top cyclists across the Waterloo battlefield, all with our usual great hotel, food, Belgian beer & chocolate experience!

Options for both Cyclists & Non-Cyclists.

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Five Days / Four Nights from £2,395

Thursday 4th July to Monday 8th July 2019

THE TOUR OF THE BOOK! THE TWO BATTLES OF COPENHAGEN JULY 2019

Guided by author Gareth Glover, Nelson's Battle of Copenhagen in 1801 & Wellington's subsequent Siege of 1807 take in the Baltic coast, glorious Royal Palaces, working Gunpowder Mills and the Duke of Wellington's first European victory.

Our historic tour in and around Wonderful Copenhagen: The Happiest, Coolest & Cleanest City in the Northern Hemisphere!

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Six Days / Five Nights from £2,995

Friday 19th July to Wednesday 24th July 2019

Historical Cultural Tours Dunkirk Campaigns 1415 1945

DUNKIRK & WIDER CAMPAIGNS 1415-1945 JULY 2019

Dunkirk 1940 with much, much more. The beach, the canals, the dunes, the film, the memorials, the town, the wrecks, together with the dramatic wider campaign and the oft forgotten 1944/5 siege.

We'll travel from Agincourt 1415 across the lowlands and hilltops of Flemish France and Belgium, enjoying great military history, breathtaking art, stunning locations, unveiling layers of history, the founding of our Grenadier Guards and breathtaking Bruges.

IN PLANNING NOW

expressions of interest now open for our 2019 tour

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BESPOKE TAILOR MADE HISTORY, WINE & FOOD TOURS

From the Wine & Port vineyards of the Douro, to the glories of Rioja, to the gastronomy of Belgium. All our tours combine great history, battlefields, culture, landscapes, food & wine.

We can plan and guide your private group on a tailor-made vacation specific to your dates and interests. It'll be a pleasure to hear from you.

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Historical Cultural Tours Burgundy Dukes Caesar Wine

BURGUNDY: DUKES, MONKS, CAESAR & WINE OCTOBER 2019

Burgundy, once the most powerful state in Europe , led by Philip the Bold, John the Fearless, Philip the Good & Charles the Rash. Now home to Europe's most precious wine region flaunting its finest colours in the Autumn.

From Rome v Gaul, through Medieval to Modern; Art, Architecture, Battlefields, Chateaux, Fortresses, Palaces & Vineyards.

IN PLANNING NOW

expressions of interest now open for our 2019 tour

CAVALIE MERCER'S WATERLOO CAMPAIGN

Exceptional revelations on this most famous officer, author of "Journal of the Waterloo Campaign". Covering the man, his life and his elite G Troop Royal Horse Artillery, we share unpublished material and game-changing facts on his role within the Waterloo Campaign.

Over 8 days we show you his cities, his countryside, his chateaux and his battlefields, taking in Bruges, Ghent, Brussels and the wider 1815 campaign.

ON REQUEST

all-inclusive

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MALVERN FESTIVAL OF MILITARY HISTORY

We are the Official Tour Supporter of Britain's only literary festival dedicated solely to Military History. Covering fiction and non-fiction, with celebrated keynote speakers, panel discussions with top historians and authors covering many of our favoured eras.

Our Robert Pocock chaired the 2018 Waterloo debate with great panelists Charles Esdaile, Alan Forrest, John Hussey and Jacqueline Reiter.

We were delighted to meet so many interested and interesting visitors throughout the October '18 festival. Look forward to seeing you there in 2019!

AWAITING 2019  EVENT DETAILS

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FAR MORE THAN JUST BATTLEFIELD TOURS

Landscape & Lifestyle, Art & Architecture, History & its Horrors, Food & Wine

Great History, Battlefields & Culture are at the heart of each tour, as we take in world famous heritage sights, and even more special places off the beaten track.

But we also have time for living today! That's why our tours often include features like local food tours and vineyard visits. Every day we include a good breakfast, a light lunch, then dinner with wine, varying in style day-by-day depending on our itinerary and locations.

Each of our quality 4* hotels are hand-picked, tried and tested. Extra days are available pre & post tour if you would like to stay longer. The perfect break for historical and cultural enthusiasts, friends and family.

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