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Travelling for culture: the Grand Tour
Travelling for culture: the Grand Tour

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Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • understand some of the key characteristics of the Grand Tour as a cultural practice in eighteenth and nineteenth century Europe

  • appreciate why the ancient world was so significant for modern visitors of this era

  • analyse a range of different texts and images, both ancient and modern

  • reflect on how these texts and images can prompt new creative activity, and put this into practice.