Cultural tours for the discerning traveller

Archaeology

ROMAN & BYZANTINE RAVENNA

ROMAN & BYZANTINE RAVENNA

08 April - 12 April, 2014
£980

Ravenna’s surviving collection of early Christian monuments and mosaics is without... more

ANCIENT SICILY

ANCIENT SICILY

07 April - 16 April, 2014
£2265

As well as absorbing the monumental magnificence of Sicily’s Classical heritage,... more

OTTOMAN TURKEY

OTTOMAN TURKEY

27 April - 07 May, 2014
£2090

Its skyline studded with domes and minarets, Istanbul pays eloquent testimony to more... more

CYCLADES: ANCIENT ISLANDS OF THE AEGEAN

CYCLADES: ANCIENT ISLANDS OF THE AEGEAN

14 May - 24 May, 2014
£2390

The Cycladic Islands, scattered across the Aegean south-east of Athens, are the timeless... more

CRETE: BIRDS, FLOWERS & MINOANS

CRETE: BIRDS, FLOWERS & MINOANS

08 April - 15 April, 2014
£1795

Although the emphasis of our programme will be on flowers and birds, there will also... more

ROMAN & BYZANTINE RAVENNA

ROMAN & BYZANTINE RAVENNA

02 April - 06 April, 2014
£980

Ravenna’s surviving collection of early Christian monuments and mosaics is without... more

ABERDEENSHIRE: STANDING STONES TO SCOTTISH TOWER HOUSES

ABERDEENSHIRE: STANDING STONES TO SCOTTISH TOWER HOUSES

05 August - 11 August, 2014
£1295

Watered by two great rivers arising in the Cairngorms, the Dee and the Don, the rolling... more

HADRIAN’S WALL

HADRIAN’S WALL

08 August - 11 August, 2014
£485

This long-weekend tour is devoted to Britain’s most majestic Roman monument: Hadrian’s... more

ROMAN TOWNS, FORTS & FRESCOES

ROMAN TOWNS, FORTS & FRESCOES

03 October - 05 October, 2014
£450

From the subterranean vestiges of Roman Canterbury to the singular Bacchic frescoes... more

WILD & ANCIENT ORKNEY

WILD & ANCIENT ORKNEY

19 July - 26 July, 2014
£1590

This tour encompasses the whole range of the islands’ history, from prehistory... more

HISTORIC ETHIOPIA

HISTORIC ETHIOPIA

30 October - 14 November, 2014
£3495

On the roof of Africa, where the Nile has its source, lies an ancient Christian country... more

FROM CONNEMARA TO SOUTH MAYO

FROM CONNEMARA TO SOUTH MAYO

11 June - 18 June, 2014
£1490

Connemara and south Mayo, situated at the far west edge of Europe, form two of the most... more

POMPEII WITH HERCULANEUM

POMPEII WITH HERCULANEUM

11 October - 17 October, 2014
£1520

Pompeii and Herculaneum, destroyed yet preserved by the volcanic catastrophe, offer... more

IMPERIAL ROME

IMPERIAL ROME

20 October - 25 October, 2014
£1520

Perhaps the greatest empire that the world has ever seen, the Roman Empire expanded... more

MOROCCO: ARCHAEOLOGY OF THE WESTERN KINGDOM

MOROCCO: ARCHAEOLOGY OF THE WESTERN KINGDOM

15 November - 28 November, 2014
£2995

The spread of Islam, combined with the spirit of al-Andalus, gave birth in Morocco... more

OMAN: LOST CITIES IN THE LAND OF FRANKINCENSE

OMAN: LOST CITIES IN THE LAND OF FRANKINCENSE

19 November - 28 November, 2014
£2795

With over two thousand kilometres of coastline facing the Indian Ocean and Arabian... more

BURMA

BURMA

23 January - 06 February, 2015
£3890

Known today as Myanmar, Burma hosts an array of memorable sights: ancient Bagan,... more

CYCLADES: ANCIENT ISLANDS OF THE AEGEAN

CYCLADES: ANCIENT ISLANDS OF THE AEGEAN

28 May - 07 June, 2014
£2390

The Cycladic Islands, scattered across the Aegean south-east of Athens, are the timeless... more

CHRISTMAS IN TUNISIA

CHRISTMAS IN TUNISIA

21 December - 27 December, 2014
£1420

Take this opportunity to escape over the Christmas period and immerse yourself into... more

ALGERIA: ROME MEETS THE SAHARA

ALGERIA: ROME MEETS THE SAHARA

11 April - 23 April, 2015
£2995

The variety of ancient sites and monuments of Algeria's diverse easrern landscapes... more

POMPEII WITH HERCULANEUM

POMPEII WITH HERCULANEUM

11 April - 17 April, 2015
£1575

Pompeii and Herculaneum, destroyed yet preserved by the volcanic catastrophe, offer... more

AQUILEIA CITY OF ANTIQUITY

AQUILEIA CITY OF ANTIQUITY

23 March - 27 March, 2015
£995

Aquileia, once described by Emperor Justinian as “the greatest of all towns in the West”... more

ROMAN & BYZANTINE RAVENNA

ROMAN & BYZANTINE RAVENNA

16 March - 20 March, 2015
£990

Today a tranquil town of cobbled streets, Ravenna served as the final capital of the Western... more

ANCIENT CYPRUS: NORTH & SOUTH

ANCIENT CYPRUS: NORTH & SOUTH

18 October - 26 October, 2014
£1738

The eastern Mediterranean island of Cyprus has always played an important part in the interaction... more