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Pieve a Castello video

ATG client Chris Bartle created a video diary of one of our recent escorted Tuscan Gardens tours – to share with the group. We liked it Read more »

January 6, 2019

Posted by:Kate Whinney

New Escorted Pilgrim Route

January 1, 2019

Posted by:Kate Whinney

New Escorted tour in Northern Portugal and Spain Via Nova & the Camino Real The 1st century Via Nova, constructed to connect Bracara Augusta (Braga in Portugal) with Asturica Augusta (Astorga in Spain), has remained in an exceptional state of preservation.  250 of its original milestones, lining its route across mountains, hills and valleys into Galicia, are still in position. This Read more »

New Independent Portugal Tour

January 1, 2019

Posted by:Kate Whinney

  Independent Footloose in Northern Portugal Paths to Peneda Why Northern Portugal?  The answer, apart from its delightful people and many outstanding and unique features is, in a time of extreme weather conditions  – climate. Average summer temperatures of between 15°-24°C – warm with cooling breezes – are  perfect for walking. Ancient paths traverse wild serras with long views The Portuguese will tell you that Read more »

New Painting tour

November 15, 2018

Posted by:Kate Whinney

Painting Tuscany This new escorted tour is based at Pieve a Castello, ATG’s retreat in idyllic countryside between Siena and Florence. Each day, when not painting Read more »

Pieve a Castello – Dates 2019

October 17, 2018

Posted by:Kate Whinney

2019 Tours For an overview of 2019 dates, click here Idyllically located in unspoilt countryside between Siena – ‘the best-preserved, great medieval  city in Europe –  Read more »

Oman: ‘total immersion’

October 30, 2018

Posted by:Kate Whinney

ATG Oxford clients Peter & Manijeh Wishart travelled with ATG on our ‘Discovering Oman’ trip. Their correspondence and images ‘say it all’….   The next departures of Discovering Read more »