Archaeological Tours & Holidays
Our archaeology tour programme covers a wide range of destinations and a great many eras. Simply choose your destination and you will be taken to that bygone age where you can learn how events unfolded and why and immerse yourself in that age of civilisation by visiting the actual places where history began.
As we explore the evidence of the lives lost to millennia, walk in the footsteps and get inside the minds of the people who were actually there with the help of our expert guides, from the reaches of the Greek and Roman Empires to the Silk Roads and Persia. This can be a very moving but enjoyable experience – both for us to deliver and for you to receive.
All of our forthcoming Scheduled Archaeological Tours Tours to are listed below.
Recognising that the Roman Empire could not expand indefinitely, Emperor Hadrian determined to consolidate his frontiers and the resultant wall reflects that change of policy. find out more and book
This 14-day tour of China follows the ancient Silk Roads trade route from the metropolis of Beijing, beyond the Great Wall and across the Gobi Desert to the ancient streets of Kashgar in the North West. 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
In the company of historian and author Harry Sidebottom we explore the eternal city’s major archaeological sites to realise the full grandeur of Ancient Rome. find out more and book
The Battle of Teutoburg Forest was nothing short of a massacre of three Roman legions, resulting in the retreat of the Roman Empire across the Rhine, a border they would never successful conquer again. find out more and book
During a relaxed paced holiday based in the lovely city of Nimes, “the Rome of France”, each day we will drive to a different Roman site to explore its archaeological remains on foot with frequent stops to interpret the history and enjoy our historian’s vignettes. find out more and book
Nowhere is the classical past more alive than on the beautiful island of Sicily. This wide ranging archaeological tour is taken in the company of historian and author Harry Sidebottom. find out more and book
Georgia is one of the great undiscovered tourist destinations of this century. See the fabulous monasteries and cathedrals that characterise the landscape, history and society of this mountainous country, from the recently finished Sameba Cathedral to the ancient David Gareji Monastery carved into the cliffs. 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
Our tour begins on the spectacular Greek Island of Santorini, formed by the caldera that resulted from a cataclysmic volcanic eruption of 3500 years ago, where we visit the impressive remains of ancient Akrotiri and Thira. find out more and book
Archaeological Tours Tours - Future Planning
We intend to run all of the following tours in the near future. Final dates and prices are yet to be confirmed. Register your interest and we will contact you as soon as these tours become available.
No matter where we are in the world, we will stay at 3, 4 and 5 star hotels and sample the sumptuous local cuisine. All of our tours will be accompanied by one of our expert guides, all of whom are the foremost academics and historians in the field. They will present the complex and intertwining history of your chosen subject in an animated and exciting way that will have you buzzing with questions. Our tours are also accompanied by a dedicated tour manager who will handle the headaches of travel, leaving you and your guide free to explore, discuss and debate.