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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NEW ITINERARY

Paris For Beginners

First time in Paris? Overwhelmed by the choice of what there is to see and do? History Geek? Look at our 3-day Itinerary for lovers of Art and History visiting Paris for the first time … Continue Reading >>

Cruising on the Seine River in Paris at sunset.

MUST ARRANGE

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.

MUST READ

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.

MUST SEE

King Tutankhamun Exhibition, London

Over 150 artefacts from Tutankhamun’s tomb are currently on a final world tour, in the Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh exhibition. Now at the Saatchi Gallery in London until 3 May 2020. … Continue Reading >>

Gold squatting figure and chain of King Amenhotep III.

MUST DO

Luxury Cruise on the Nile

What better way to experience ancient Egypt than on a luxury cruise on the Nile. As visitors are returning to Egypt now is certainly the time to go with the opening of the Grand Egyptian Museum at the end of 2020 … Continue Reading >>

View from a cruise ship on the Nile, Egypt.

MUST VISIT

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.