Archaeology Travel

Adventures in Archaeology & History for Everyone

An award-winning website for everyone who enjoys exploring the world’s histories, from humanity’s earliest times to our contemporary pasts.

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.

Historical Experiences

Don’t just visit the past, experience it.

Take Better Photos

Tips for where to get the best shots.

Amazing Artefacts

Well known or lessor known, all exquisite.

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10 Schools and Colleges You Can Visit, UK

England’s most prestigious schools are famous around the world for their history, traditions and educational achievements, and few people know you can visit them and their museums … Continue Reading >>

Eton in Windsor, one of England's prestigious and historic schools.

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Royal London

Monarchs have been shaping London for centuries, from the Tower of London in the east to Windsor Castle in the west. Explore the history of the Royals in London in this 3-day, self-guided itinerary … Continue Reading >>

Cruising on the Seine River in Paris at sunset.

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Step Pyramid of Djoser in Saqqara, Egypt

Following an extensive period of restoration that began in 2006, but halted in 2011 and recommenced in 2013, the step pyramid of Djoser in the Saqqara necropolis – south of Cairo, will open to the public for the first time in early 2020 … Continue Reading >>

The ruined Mausoleum of Augustus in 2016.

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Nîmes: Romans, Gastronomy & Crocodiles

With its extraordinarily well preserved Roman architecture, Nîmes is often called the most Roman city outside of Rome. Any visit to the southern Occitane region of France can’t avoid Nîmes … Continue Reading >>

The Maison Carrée in Nîmes by night.

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Swords of Kingdoms

For the first time artefacts from Sutton Hoo and the Staffordshire Hoard are being brought together in an exhibition at Sutton Hoo from Thursday 14th May – Sunday 29th November 2020 … Continue Reading >>

A beautifully decorated sword hilt-piece from the Staffordshire Hoard.

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Torchlit Evening at the Roman Baths, UK

Each summer, the Roman Baths in Bath open their doors to late night visitors. Without the usual crowds, the soft glow from fire-lit torches creates a whole new way to experience this ancient place … Continue Reading >>

A torchlit experience at the Roman Baths in Bath, England.

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Burgundy, France

Burgundy is internationally renowned for its gastronomy. As one of France’s oldest historical regions it also has a complex and rich past that extends back thousands of years to the Stone Age … Continue Reading >>

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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.