Foreign Trips Colin leading a trip to India, September 2007 There follows a list of the places visited during the last few years. Date Duration Destination Number of participants Places visited 1 June 1997 7 days Avignon by coach 25    Plus Students from French language department Landscape painting on site plus visits to Palais du Papes, Petit Palais, Arles, The Camargue &  Reims Cathedral on return journey. 2 June 1998 5 days Paris, Montparnasse by coach 35 Visits to Louvre, Musée d’Orsai, Tuilleries, Picasso Museum, Rodin Museum. 3 Easter 1999 10 days 12 Landscape painting on site plus visits to Spoleto, Orvieto, Perugia, Spello, Montefalco, Gubbio, Cortona (Tuscany) 4 Easter 2000 9 days 16 Landscape painting on site plus visits to Spoleto, Orvieto, Perugia, Spello, Montefalco, Gubbio, Cortona (Tuscany), Arezzo and San Giovanni Valdarno (Tuscany) 5 June 2000 7 days New York Manhattan 49 Visits to Metropolitan Museum, Museum of Modern Art, The Witney Museum, Frick Collection, Manhattan Tour, and visit to Ellis Island. 6 Easter 2001 10 days Northern Italy 22 7 May 2001 5 days Paris by coach 49 Louvre, Musée d’Orsai, Sainte Chapelle, Monet’s house at Giverney, Auvers-sur-Oise, Chantilly, Musée Condé, WW1 Armistice site at Compèigne,. 8 October 2001 8 days Rome & Naples area 50 Vatican, Sistine Chapel, Capua Vetere, Pompeii, Herculaneum, Paestum, Cumae, Naples Archaeological Museum. 9 April 2002 5 days Amsterdam by coach 26 Rijkes Museum. Van Gogh Museum for the Van Gogh / Gauguin exhibition, Rembrandt House, Mauritshaus in The Hague. 10 June 2002 7 days Painting in Collioure (Southern France) 24 Painting on site with excursions to Museum of Modern Art in Ceret and the Maillol Museum in Banyuls. 11 October 2002 8 days Barcelona & Madrid 33 All Gaudi sites, Tarragona, Zaragossa Cathedral, Toledo. Prado and Thyssen museums and Queen Sofia art centre in Madrid. 12 February 2003 7 days Florence, Tuscany & Umbria 49 Siena, Assisi, Arrezo, Florence (Uffizi Gallery, the Bargello, San Marco, Palazzo Pitti, Duomo and Duomo Museum, Palazzo Medici Ricardi, Santa Maria Novella) Fiesole, Pisa (Duomo, Cathedral Museum, Campo Santo, Sinopie Museum). 13 November 2003 6 days Glasgow & Edinburgh By train 34 All the Charles Rennie Mackintosh sites, Burrell Collection, Rosslyn Chapel, National Galleries of Scotland etc in Edinburgh. 14 April 2004 7 days Northern Italy 38 15 April 2005 7 days Istanbul/Turkey 51 16 May 2005 5 days Liverpool & Manchester 30 Tate Liverpool, the Walker Gallery, the Lady Lever Gallery, in Manchester the Lowry Gallery, Whitworth Gallery, Speke Hall, Moseley Old Hall, and Baddesley Clinton. 17 October 2005 8 days Vienna & Prague 40 Art history commentary, sketching tuition, and in the cases of  8, 11 ,12,and 15 archaeological commentary were offered on all these trips. February  2006 7 days The Alhambra Palace, Granada, Seville, Ronda & Cordoba In Seville, The House of Pilate, The Alcazar Palace & Cathedral etc  In Cordoba, The Mesquita Mosque  In Granada, The Alhambra Palace, Royal Chapel etc  In Ronda, The Bullring, The Arab Baths, and many other sites. May 2006 8 days Florence & the Adriatic Coast Uffizi Gallery, the Bargello, San Marco, etc. Arezzo, Sansepolcro, Ravenna mosaics, the Palazzo Ducale in Urbino,  central Bologna. October 2006 5 days Cornwall Art & Gardens The Tate St Ives, Barbara Hepworth Sculpture Museum, Eden project, Heligan Gardens, St Michael’s Mount, Falmouth Maritime Museum,  Kingston Lacy house and gardens 18 119 20 June 2006 9 days Landscape  Painting in Umbria Landscape painting on site plus visits to Cortona, Spoleto and Orvieto. 21 22 February 2007 5 days Paris by Eurostar The Louvre, Musée D’Orsay, Sainte-Chapelle, Musée Maillol, Musée Guimet, Musée Picasso,  Musée Rodin,plus other galleries 23 May 2007 7days Hidden Italy Assisi, Perugia, Gubbio, Montefalco, Spello, Narni, Todi, Spoleto 24 September 2007 11 days Splendours of India New & Old Dehli, Jaipur,   Fatephur Sikri, Agra, Orchha,  Kajhuraho, Sarnath, Varanasi 25 June 2008 9 days Landscape  Painting in Umbria Landscape painting on site plus visits to Montefalco, Spello,  Peruguia &Spoleto. 26 June 2010 9 days Landscape  Painting in Umbria Landscape painting on site plus visits to Assisi, Spello,  Orvieto &Spoleto. Forthcoming Trips: Click here for details 27 June 2012 9 days Landscape  Painting in Umbria Landscape painting on site plus visits to Perugia, Cortona, Spello,  Assisi & Spoleto. 28 June 2013 9 days Castles  In Spain Landscape painting on site in Zamora plus visits to Salamanca, Toro & Miranda. 29 June 2015 9 days Castles  In Spain Landscape painting on site in Zamora plus visits to Toro, Morales del Vino,  a boat trip to Aldeadavilla & Ciudad Rodrigo, and a visit to the church of San Pedro del la Nave.