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Saratoga Arts offers exciting Art Tours to overseas destinations, museums, exhibitions, and other places of interest to artists and arts lovers.

Our Art Tours are arranged by supporters and partners Edventures. All travelers will receive a free one-year membership to Saratoga Arts; travelers who are already members will receive a free membership renewal.

For additional information about our trips, contact Edventures at: or phone 1(607) 387-3322.











Art Trips & Tours

Upcoming Art Trips...

Experience Iceland! - Land of Fire and Ice
March 28 – April 2, 2015

Unique, distinct, mysterious, legendary - Iceland remains a well-kept travel secret. Exploring Iceland’s glacier-scapes, steam chimneys and roaring waterfalls, it’s not difficult to imagine trolls and elves from Icelandic lore peeking out from hidden lava fields. Iceland’s raw natural beauty rates as one of the world’s truly unique wilderness environments. Combined with world class farm to table/sea to table cuisine, it’s an island nation waiting to be discovered by discerning travelers.    The tour includes a visit to the Viking Museum and the National Museum of Iceland, an Icelandic horse farm tour,  a thermal outdoor swimming center, a tour of a geothermal plant, and half-day Rykjavik city tour.  Also included are a visit to the Thingvellir National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Gullfoss Waterfall, and the famous geyser geothermal area. Optional tours will allow you to take an Aurora Borealis Night Adventure, enjoy the Blue Lagoon Thermal Spa, climb a glacier, or ride a famous Icelandic horse.

The land price is $1799 double occupancy and the airfare from JFK is estimated to be $700.  You can meet us in Reykavik or book air with Edventures. 
To learn more, come to a trip overview at Saratoga Arts on Saturdays of  Sept. 27 and Nov. 8 at 11:30 am. Or email or call (607) 387-3322.

Jane Austen Tour Spring 2015
April 25 - May 4, 2015

In keeping with Edventure’s mission of ‘Adventure Travel That Educates,” the trip will be led by Dr. David Shapard, a Jane Austen scholar.  David is the author of The Annotated Pride and Prejudice as well as annotated versions of Persuasion, Sense and Sensibility, Northanger Abbey, and Emma.  He has given numerous talks about Jane Austen to Austen societies and other groups and recently completed a visit to England to study gardens, estates, and other sites on the tour.  Travelers will benefit from his vast knowledge of the areas we will visit as well as his enthusiasm and expertise in all things Jane.

Our visit will take travelers to the places where Jane lived or traveled, including ones that formed the setting of some of her stories, and to sites that reveal the world inhabited by her characters.  Old-fashioned villages, ancient churches and cathedrals, picturesque country walks, spectacular sea sides, elegant Georgian town buildings, magnificent country houses, and beautiful landscaped grounds and gardens will all become living classrooms as we explore the sources she drew upon to create her beloved and timeless novels.  
Do you want to receive more information? Come to a trip overview at Saratoga Arts on the Saturdays of  Sept. 27 and Nov. 8 at 1:30 pm. Or email or call Mary at (607) 387-3322.



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