Historical Experience Tours
New for 2017 is a series of thought-provoking expert led cultural tours under the banner of ‘Experience Tours’ visiting several new countries for the operator including; Iran, touring north to south from Tehran to Gur experiencing Persia from the Achaemenids to the splendours of Islam; An Oman tour from Muscat to the Empty Quarter to witness the jewel that is the Arabian Peninsula; A Silk Road Experience through Uzbekistan taking a golden journey to Samarkand. In Greece a tour of Athens and the foundations of the modern western civilization on the Peloponnese, as well as a tour to Santorini and Crete to discover the lost world of the Minoans. In Italy there are two departures to the Bay of Naples to tour not only Pompeii but also lesser known but equally important sites such as Herculaneum, Oplontis, Stabiae, Cumae, Baiae and Pozzuoli.
All of our forthcoming Scheduled Experience Tours to are listed below.
St Petersburg, Russia’s most opulent city, home to the Tsars and the much maligned Imperial elite, was destined to become the epicentre for a revolutionary movement and would eventually take on the name of its leader becoming Leningrad. find out more and book
Uzbekistan, intriguing and historically rich, is a cradle of culture from where a mesmerising collection of sapphire and gold buildings, monuments and magnificent cities have arisen reflecting the influence of the diverse cultures that have passed along the ‘Silk Road’. find out more and book
Our programme covers the best archaelogical sites surrounding The Bay of Naples in Southern Italy - Not only the impressive remains of the towns of Pompeii and Herculaneum but also those that are less well-known, including Oplontis, Stabiae, Cumae, Baiae and Pozzuoli. find out more and book
The wealth and peace brought to the former province of Lusitania by the Romans are reflected in the magnificent monuments left for us to admire across the province and their variety allows us to see not just the richness of city life, but also the source of the riches and infrastructure which allowed that life to flourish. find out more and book
Countless monuments are scattered throughout Greece. Some of them have a worldwide reputation while a few are waiting to be discovered by the more inquisitive...We have selected the best of each era... find out more and book
Some six million Poles died during the Second World War, half of whom were Jews murdered in the forests in the east of the country or the death camps set up after the German occupation. find out more and book