Cultural tours for the discerning traveller

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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

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

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

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

AQUILEIA CITY OF ANTIQUITY

AQUILEIA CITY OF ANTIQUITY

09 March - 13 March, 2015
£995

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

Albania: Illyrian, Byzantine, Ottoman

Albania: Illyrian, Byzantine, Ottoman

09 June - 17 June, 2015
£1860

In the dramatic landscape of Albania we uncover Illyrian fortifications, Greek and Roman... more

OTTOMAN TURKEY

OTTOMAN TURKEY

26 April - 06 May, 2015
£2140

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

13 May - 23 May, 2015
£2490

Sail to seven of these ancient islands, taking a broad approach as we immerse ourselves... more

THE HOLY LAND

THE HOLY LAND

26 February - 05 March, 2015
£2295

We will explore Jerusalem from the early Iron Age (David and Solomon) through the rise... more

Ancient Cyprus: North & South

Ancient Cyprus: North & South

15 October - 25 October, 2015
£2080

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

Nile Cruise: From Luxor to Aswan

Nile Cruise: From Luxor to Aswan

16 November - 23 November, 2015
£2790

Between Luxor and Aswan we will navigate the Nile at a leisurely pace taking in monumental... more

Ancient Wessex & Dorset

Ancient Wessex & Dorset

07 April - 11 April, 2015
£795

Erected between 3000 and 1600 BC, Stonehenge is the most eloquent testimony to the once... more

Lycian Cruise

Lycian Cruise

12 September - 26 September, 2015
£3130

Many of the most striking cities in the Greek and Roman world are to be found along... more

EASTERN ANATOLIA

EASTERN ANATOLIA

19 October - 31 October, 2015
£2685

The mountains and high plateaux of eastern Turkey are a treasure-trove of history.... more

Saxon Suffolk: The Way of the Wuffings

Saxon Suffolk: The Way of the Wuffings

21 April - 23 April, 2015
£445

In 1939, archaeologists working at Sutton Hoo made what remains one of the greatest... more

Carian Cruise: Ephesus & the Cities of the Aegean

Carian Cruise: Ephesus & the Cities of the Aegean

26 September - 10 October, 2015
£3260

In classical times the waters of the Carian coast witnessed the plying of Roman galleys,... more

County Donegal

County Donegal

11 June - 18 June, 2015
£1490

Fringed by the Atlantic, Donegal is blessed with some of Ireland’s finest rural... more

ORKNEY - ST MAGNUS FESTIVAL

ORKNEY - ST MAGNUS FESTIVAL

18 June - 25 June, 2015
£1695

The wide-ranging St Magnus Festival programme features musicians of international... more

Hadrian's Wall

Hadrian's Wall

07 August - 10 August, 2015
£495

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

Wild & Ancient Orkney

Wild & Ancient Orkney

18 July - 25 July, 2015
£1640

Separated from the Scottish mainland by the stormy Pentland Firth, the Orkney Islands... more

Early Christian & Mediaeval Rome

Early Christian & Mediaeval Rome

26 October - 31 October, 2015
£1695

Trace the development of early Christian art in the unique context of Rome, where... more

Prehistoric & Roman Anglesey & Snowdonia

Prehistoric & Roman Anglesey & Snowdonia

07 July - 10 July, 2015
£575

North Wales and the island of Anglesey are rich in remains of the prehistoric and Roman... more

Mediaeval Greece: Byzantine, Venetian & Ottoman Morea

Mediaeval Greece: Byzantine, Venetian & Ottoman Morea

04 September - 16 September, 2015
£2690

This tour will explore the little-known sites of a historically-rich period of Greece’s... more

Eastern Macedonia & Thrace

Eastern Macedonia & Thrace

05 June - 15 June, 2015
£2275

Throughout history Thrace has played a pivotal role in the migration of peoples and the marching... more