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Archaeology Travel | Everything You Need to Know To Visit Delos Island in 2022 | 2
The small island of Delos has one of the most important archaeology sites in Greece. The only way to visit the site is to get a day return ferry from a nearby island (Mykonos, Paros or Naxos). There is no accommodation on the island. Thomas sets out all the information and tips you need to make your visit to this extraordinary archaeological site a memorable one, whether you are passionate about Greek history or just an incidental visitor.The information on this page was last checked and/or updated on 15 May 2022.Quick Links for Buying Tickets Online: ► Ferry tickets to Delos Island from Mykonos can be purchased online via [...]

Archaeology Travel | 5 Historic Landmarks That Tell the Stories of Ginosa | 3
Discover the stories of a town in southern Italy where the inhabitants were living in rock-cut caves for centuries; from the time of the Romans to the not so distant past. Ginosa - a town off the beaten track, even for Puglia.A view over Rione Casale to the historical part of Ginosa, with the Norman castle to the right and Chiesa Matrice to the left.Like many towns in Puglia, Ginosa owes its fascination to its geographical location as much as its history. Both the physical and historical aspects of the town are immediately visible. In fact the two are intertwined, and have been for centuries.Many, many thousands of years ago a u-shaped bend in a river, as it meanders [...]

Getting on to Mont Saint Michel is possible on foot and by bus.
Mont Saint Michel is one of the most visited tourist attractions in France outside of Paris. Visitors come in their millions each year to see this extraordinary feat of medieval architecture. There is no Mont Saint Michel Castle. Rather what you will find is a unique medieval abbey with a diversity of architectural styles, most notably the 13th century, Gothic abbey. But, how do you get to visit Mont Saint Michel and explore the abbey without the crowds?Europe > [...]

Archaeology Travel | Experience Guédelon Castle - Don't Just Visit | 4
For anyone visiting France for the castles or medieval history, Guédelon is a must. Over 300,000 people visit each year, and for a not insignificant number they have been before – more than once. The castle, strictly speaking a castle fort, even features on niche itineraries that explore castle architecture of the mid 13th century – including the Louvre in Paris. Guédelon clearly keeps good company. But it is not a castle built in the Middle Ages. And it is not a replica of one either. Nonetheless, Guédelon really does have to be experienced, and not just visited.Guédelon re-opened on 2 April 2022 and will close on 6 November 2022. The information on this page was last checked and/or updated on 12 May 2022.The story of how Guédelon came [...]

The Round Temple, also called the Temple of Vesta, in central Rome.
The one thing that surprised me about the archaeological sites in Rome was their presentation to the general public. At some 'sites', such as the Roman Forum, the Upper Via Sacra, the Palatine, it was hard to think that people have been coming to these attractions for many, many years. The Roman Forum looks quite confusing as it is, but this aside it all looked quite un-organised. As if visitors are something of an after thought.[...]

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Archaeology Travel is ... an online travel guide for people who enjoy exploring the world's pasts. Inspiration for where to go and what to see. Information and tips on how to get there and what tickets to buy. Making it possible for everyone to find or create their adventures in archaeology and history, from humanity's earliest times to our more recent contemporary pasts.10 of the Best Chichen Itza Tours and Day TripsMexico, Travel TipsVenice in 48 Hours: Italy’s Floating CityItaly, ItinerariesThe [...]

Archaeology Travel | Ramses and the Pharaohs' Gold Exhibition 2021 - 2025 | 6
A new temporary exhibition entitled 'Ramses and the Pharaohs' Gold' opened at its first venue in November 2021, the Houston Museum of Natural Science in Texas. The exhibition will close on Sunday 23 May in 2022. Initial announcements suggested there will be five venues in all, three in the USA and two in Europe. From Texas, the exhibition will travel to San Francisco and the de Young Memorial Museum.The information on this page was last checked and/or updated on 3 May 2022The well known face of Ramses from one of his many colossal statues.A multisensory exhibition showcasing 181 objects will explore the life and accomplishments of Ramses II, also known as Ramses the Great. One of the most prolific builders ancient Egypt, [...]

Archaeology Travel | Destinations | 7
Exploring the Past Around the World Whether you have a few hours to spare or you are looking for places to explore for a few days or more, an area's archaeology and history offers many and varied experiences. Begin with our suggestions for the more interesting places and regions to visit on each continent. Or dive straight in to our destination guides. We may not have every country covered, but we are certainly working on it. If we have overlooked an area that has blown you away or if you just want to tell us where we should consider visiting next, please do get in touch with us. We love following up on our readers' recommendations to supplement our own research and explorations.Finding the Best Destinations in ...AfricaAfrica [...]