Archaeology Travel

Adventures in Archaeology & History for Everyone

An online travel guide for those who enjoy exploring the world’s histories,
from earliest times to our contemporary pasts.

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Whether you are on the go or at home, we provide essential information for visiting the best and little-known archaeology and history sites and museums for an ever increasing range of destinations. With tips on how to make the most of your visit as well as suggestions for different ways to experience these attractions, we are always on the look out and adding more recommendations for new places for you to explore.

Visiting Museums and Sites in a New Era

To say we live in changed times has become something of a cliché. What is certain, however, is that the way we both visit and experience museums and other cultural heritage sites has changed …

The Mona Lisa, one of the world's most well known paintings.

IN THE NEWS

Mausoleum of Augustus Finally Open

After many decades of neglect, a programme of restoration costing over €10 million euros, the monument that was the final resting place of the Emperor Augustus has finally opened to the public. Rome’s mayor, Virginia Raggi, said at the opening, “We have given back this jewel of mankind’s cultural heritage after so many years of closure.” Timed entry tickets can now be purchased online.

The mausoleum of Augustus before reconstruction.

Latest Content

The step pyramid at Chichen Itza known as El Castillo.

10 of the Best Chichen Itza Tours and Day Trips

Post-Byzantine Frescoes in St John's Church, Naoussa on Paros Island, Greece.

St John the Theologian Church in Naoussa, Greece

A view along the Spree River to the TV Tower in Berlin.

The Little Big List of things to do in Berlin, Germany

The restored Victorian bandstand on Brighton's historic seafront.

10 of the Oldest Sites & Landmarks in Brighton, UK

Travel Inspiration

10 Breathtaking Hot Air Balloon Rides

Ginosa & Terre Delle Gravine

City Guides

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Athens

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Berlin

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London

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Paris

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Prague

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Rome

Experience the Past

The Roman baths at night, in the city of Bath.

Recommended historical experiences.

Take Better Photos

Photographing the pyramids of Giza from one of the best locations.

Tips for where to get the best shots.

Amazing Artefacts

The bust of Nerfertiti in the Neues Museum, Berlin.

Well known or lesser known, all exquisite.

Destination Guides

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Africa

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Asia

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Europe

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North America

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South America

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Oceania

Take Tours, Cruises and Activities with Our Partners

Painted choir screen in Amiens Cathedral, France.

Cathedrals of Northern France

The city centre of Reus, in Spain.

Walking Tour of Reus, Spain

The ancient theatre of Syracuse, Italy.

Walking Tour of Ancient Syracuse, Italy.

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The Bulgarian Academy of Sciences judged Archaeology Travel the best online publication for promoting the archaeological heritage of Bulgaria in 2016. In 2019 GetYourGuide recognised Archaeology Travel with a Partner Award.

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