Archaeology & History Tours & Cruises

Europe

In the northern city of Amiens archaeologists first identified stone tools as having been made by humans some one million years ago. Amiens is not far from the Somme Battlefields where in the early 1900s nations from around the World were locked in a devastating war. Archaeological and historical sites like these are one of the reasons why France is one of the World’s most popular tourist destinations. Tours in France >>

Tombs of Henry II, the Plantagenet King of England, and his wife Eleanor of Aquitaine, Abbaye de Fontevraud, Loire Valley.

In the northern city of Amiens archaeologists first identified stone tools as having been made by humans some one million years ago. Amiens is not far from the Somme Battlefields where in the early 1900s nations from around the World were locked in a devastating war. Archaeological and historical sites like these are one of the reasons why France is one of the World’s most popular tourist destinations. Tours in France >>

Tombs of Henry II, the Plantagenet King of England, and his wife Eleanor of Aquitaine, Abbaye de Fontevraud, Loire Valley.

Greece has an incredible history that spans many thousands of years. But it is the archaeology of the last four millennia, the sites of the Minoans, Romans, Arabs, Latin Crusaders, Venetians, Slavs, Albanians and Turks, that the country is better known. From the breathtaking site of Delphi in the mountains of mainland Greece to the fanciful reconstruction of Knossos on the island of Crete, there are tours and cruises that take in these and many more. Tours in Greece >>

The 5th century BC Erechtheion on the Acropolis in Athens

Greece has an incredible history that spans many thousands of years. But it is the archaeology of the last four millennia, the sites of the Minoans, Romans, Arabs, Latin Crusaders, Venetians, Slavs, Albanians and Turks, that the country is better known. From the breathtaking site of Delphi in the mountains of mainland Greece to the fanciful reconstruction of Knossos on the island of Crete, there are tours and cruises that take in these and many more. Tours in Greece >>

The 5th century BC Erechtheion on the Acropolis in Athens

If it is monumental Roman architecture, such as amphitheatres and theatres, Etruscan tombs, or the prehistoric rock carvings that specifically interest you, the archaeology of Italy provides many, varied ways for travellers to this beautiful country to explore its prehistoric and ancient pasts. Italy’s past has also been shaped by different visitors, the Normans and their castles, the ancient Greeks and their temples, to mention just a few. Tours in Italy >>

Vesuvius through the Archi Onorari at Pompeii.

If it is monumental Roman architecture, such as amphitheatres and theatres, Etruscan tombs, or the prehistoric rock carvings that specifically interest you, the archaeology of Italy provides many, varied ways for travellers to this beautiful country to explore its prehistoric and ancient pasts. Italy’s past has also been shaped by different visitors, the Normans and their castles, the ancient Greeks and their temples, to mention just a few. Tours in Italy >>

Vesuvius through the Archi Onorari at Pompeii.