Our clients regularly enjoy a private box at the Mariinsky Theatre for opera and ballet. We can arrange for small groups to stay in a stunning private apartment in the city, filled with Russian art.
The palaces of the Tsars outside the city are magnificent. We arrange special visits to all of these.
The Hermitage is one of the world’s greatest museums, with collections that range from the finest Old Masters to Matisse and Faberge. It also contains a superb collection of furniture and extensive collections not in view to the general public. We arrange behind the scenes visits to the museum.
The city is awash with opulent palaces, museums and dramatic views. Like Venice, it sits on the water, but in scale it is grander.
Moscow was founded in the 12th century and it teems with grand churches, cathedrals and palaces: from the Kremlin and Red Square to the romantic walled monasteries outside the city. We arrange most of our visits privately to keep you away from the crowds.
Further down the coast is Pula. Take a walking tour of its magnificent Roman monuments, which include the immense amphitheatre with its grand stone arches, Arch of the Sergii and the Temple of Augustus, one of the finest Roman temples outside Italy.
The charming medieval port town of Rovinj, with its atmospheric cobbled streets, wonderful sea views and beautiful baroque churches is one of our favourite Adriatic towns.
Istria has some of Europe's most important Roman, Byzantine and Venetian remains; astounding buildings that will inspire you. Just one example is the astonishing UNESCO Basilica of St Euphrasius in Porec, which is a masterpiece of 6th century Byzantine architecture and has mosaics to rival those in Ravenna.
Romans, Byzantines, Venetians and Croatian Sovereigns have all left their mark on the island villages and coastal towns. Many of the towns feel very Venetian, harking back to the time when Venice ruled this part of the Mediterranean. Hvar is perhaps the most beautiful. Our expert guides will show Diocletian's Palace in Split and Dubrovnik after the tourists have gone. You will discover everything from grand palaces and churches to Renaissance paintings and contemporary art galleries,
Drop anchor in secluded bays for swimming; the boat captains know where to go. The islands of Lopud and Šipan make for a blissful rest-stop. Then navigate on to Hvar when the sun goes down and head ashore for its chic boutiques, restaurants and bars. Visit the island of Vis for its vineyards and delicious local wines.