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Fairford, Gloucestershire

Maramures, Romania

Maramures, Romania

Peles Palace, Romania

Lake Ohrid, Macedonia

John Osborne
tours: elsewhere

He regularly leads tours to Romania for various companies.

He will be leading a small group on a walking tour in Maramures in Romania in August 2017. For further information about Romana Cuzacu, who arranges and leads tailor-made walking and sightseeing tours for small groups in rural Romania, see Ramona's website: or contact John.

He will be leading a historical and cultural tour to Romania, including the Saxon cities and villages and the painted churches of Moldavia, for Cox & Kings and the Royal Academy of Arts from 15 to 24 May 2017. Tel: 020 7873 5013.

With his wife, Karen, he has led a new tour for The Travellers' Club to the former Soviet Caucasian republic of Georgia, which included remarkable early mediaeval churches and fine scenery, as well as warm hospitality. Watch out for John's new NADFAS lecture on Georgia: The Land of The Golden Fleece.

Information and Booking:

  • The Travellers' Club Tours are run under the aegis of Richard Hunt, Halnaker Park Cottage, Chichester, W Sussex PO18 0QH Tel 01243 773597.
  • Full details, including the price, are available on or via e-mail: travellersclub
  • Detailed arrangements and bookings are handled by David Nash at Prestige Holidays, 1 Fridays Court, High Street, Ringwood, Hants BH 24 1JA. Tel 01425 480600

Every July, he also runs a course at Marlborough College Summer School on Mediaeval Parish Churches.


  • 'Your incredible knowledge, infinite patience and good humour have made this a memorable holiday for us.'
  • 'We are so grateful that you added to our understanding in general conversations and discussions, as well as in our visits to those glorious churches.'

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