Welcome to The Grand Tour Europe, your Boutique Tour Operator crafting Unique Guided Tours for a delightful exploration of Rome, Italy, and Europe’s rich cultural, artistic, and historical tapestry. Our Private Guided Tours cater to individuals, families, and groups, offering diverse experiences, from Walks and Driving Tours to Excursions and unique Cultural Activities like Traditional Craft Classes, Wine Tastings, Cooking Classes, and more.
Immerse yourself in “The Grand Tour,” a personalized journey through Art and Culture, steering clear of the beaten tracks and mass tourism routes. Our bespoke educational and cultural trips unveil the Secrets of Rome and Italy, featuring Private and Group Tours led by top-notch Official Tour Guides and Experts—Historians, Archaeologists, and Local Specialists. All our Guides and Tour Directors are fully licensed and meticulously trained by The Grand Tour, boasting expertise with at least a Master’s Degree and often a Ph.D. in History, Archaeology, or related fields.
Embark on an enriching adventure with us, where every step is a discovery, and every moment is a celebration of heritage. Explore our curated tours and let the wonders of Europe unfold before you.
TUTTO RAFFAELLO -The Complete Works of Raphael Sanzio from Urbino – MASTERCLASS
Join Mario Bernardi in this captivating masterclass that delves into the life and art of Raphael, a mastermind of the Renaissance. Raphael’s brief yet impactful career transformed the art world, leaving a legacy that transcends time. In “TUTTO RAFFAELLO”, Mario takes you on a comprehensive journey through Raphael’s evolution from a young artist in Urbino to a leading figure in the Vatican. Explore his groundbreaking works, including the ethereal ‘Transfiguration’, and discover how he redefined beauty and creativity. This masterclass is not just about Raphael’s artistry, but also about his influence on future generations, making it an enlightening experience for all art enthusiasts.
Starting from JANUARY 7th 2024 – 9 PM ROME TIME
Vol I: Raphael of Urbino: From Early Beginnings to Works in Umbria
Discover Raphael’s early years in Urbino and his collaborations with masters like Perugino and Pinturicchio. This volume highlights his journey from a young talent to a sought-after artist in Umbria.
Vol II: Florence, the School of the World: Leonardo vs. Michelangelo
Raphael’s transformative years in Florence, amidst greats like Leonardo and Michelangelo. This volume explores his artistic growth and rivalry in the Florentine art scene.
Vol III: From Florence to Rome: The Rise of a Master
Raphael’s Roman period is a testament to his mastery in various artistic disciplines. This volume covers his significant Vatican works and his lesser-known architectural endeavours.
Vol IV: The Years of Roman Triumph
Delve into Raphael’s prolific Roman period, where he worked for Popes and nobility. This volume uncovers his versatility and the breadth of his artistic contributions.
Vol V: The Final Years and Legacy of Raphael
Reflect on Raphael’s final years and enduring legacy. Explore his last works and his lasting influence on art and artists across centuries.
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The Grand Tour Europe Ltd
Unique Guided Tours
Boutique Tour Operator
Head Office 2 White Friars, Chester, CH11NZ, UK
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