Think of Ariodante as a goldsmith. We are the finest craftsmen, and the art world is our workshop. Founded in 2014 out of passion for the arts, our handcrafted luxury experiences have allowed countless clients to discover the cultural jewels of Europe.
Ariodante exists because you want more from your travel experiences. From our network of regional offices, our team of dream-makers use an unrivalled contacts book to develop a one-off experience they know you’ll love. We never provide off-the-shelf packages. Instead, our clients trust that each one of our luxury experiences is exquisitely unique. Down to the finest detail.
Our only limitation is your imagination.
“All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware”
Ariodante’s founder and Colombian composer and conductor Ricardo Araujo has spent his life in the world of art and music. He brings with him the specialist contacts and knowledge that sets a luxury Ariodante experience apart.
Encouraged by his artistic mother, Ricardo became proficient in music at an early age and debuted as a pianist with the Brussels’ Royal Conservatoire Orchestra at just 12 years old. In 1996, he took on the role of 2nd musical director of the Colombian National Symphony Orchestra and since then, has conducted some of the best orchestras such as the Paris Opera House Orchestra, the Bamberg Philharmonic Orchestra, the Dresden’s Staatskapel Orchestra, and was even the first Colombian conductor invited to conduct de Moscow State Symphony Orchestra in the famous Conservatoire Concert Hall in Moscow.
But Ricardo has also been involved in diplomatic, cultural and humanitarian projects working among others for Jacques Chirac in 2001 and then leading several art projects with museums and also institutions such as the UNICEF or the Rotary Club.
Let us have a chat over the phone so you can tell us about your next vacation, your dreamed trip and when you would like to travel.
Then, simply relax and let us handcraft an exceptional journey for you, your family or your friends.