Archaeology holidays and tours, 2014 and 2015

A diverse range of archaeology vacations and digs, as well as tours and tailor made holidays with an interest in archaeology, to appeal to those of us who just can’t leave the past alone! All operators are leading specialists in their fields.

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Peloponnese holiday, cultural tour in Greece
Varied historical sight seeing, from £1341 (13 days) inc UK flights
Archaeology holiday in Greece
A small-group archaeology tour of Greece, from €1150 (8 days) ex flights
Archaeological cruise sailing holiday in Italy
Cruise the Amalfi Coast in a traditional gulet, from £3595 (8 days) ex flights
Archaeological cruise sailing holiday in Turkey
Explore Turkey’s breathtaking and untouched turquoise coast, from £2125 (8 days) ex flights
Egypt archaeology holiday
Fascinating insight into this ancient civilization, from £1419 (14 days) inc UK flights
South Africa archaeology tour
Unravel humanity's origins in and journeys out of Africa, from R47500 (9 days) ex flights
Turkey cultural tour holiday
Grand tour of Turkey's spectacular landscape and culture, from £1350 - £1600 (15 days) ex flights
Nile cruise holiday in Egypt
Discover ancient temples & tombs & travel by Nile cruise boat, from £1149 - £1439 (9 days) inc UK flights
Sicily tour, classical Sicily
Tour the main classical sights of Sicily, from £1233 - £1248 (8 days) inc UK flights
Guatemala rafting & archaeology holiday
Stunning rafting & archaeology adventure in Guatemala, from £2495 (10 days) ex flights
Crete small group holiday, Greece
Spectacular land tour of the legendary Island of Crete., from £3135 (13 days) ex flights
Greece cycling holiday, archaeology tour
Discover Greek history and the Greek seaside beauty by bike!, from €698 (8 days) ex flights

19 reviews for Archaeology holidays4 star overall rating

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Archaeology holiday in Greece
We will have lasting memories of the wonderful ancient sites, beautiful villages and towns, fantastic food and the friendly people of this diverse and attractive region (more)Andrew Douglas
Walking on tracks that were not tourist tracks was the most memorable part of the holiday. (more)Louis Mcmanus
Great! It enabled us to feel we were really gaining some insights into the country and the people. (more)Joanne Deller
From €1150 excluding flights
Peloponnese holiday, cultural tour in Greece
Excellent...Getting to Mycenae early enough to go straight to the top of the sight and having five minutes absorbing the atmosphere on our own. (more)Nicholas Rigby-Jones
The mountains around Nizwa in Oman and the night spent on the dhow off the coast near Muscat was the most memorable. (more)Vicki Neech
From £1341 including UK flights
Turkey cultural tour holiday
There were many highlights of our holiday. Istanbul was an interesting and colourful city to visit, especially the Blue Mosque and Grand Bazaar. Cirali Beach was quiet and very relaxing. We went on a boat trip on day, spending 8 hours out, exploring different bays, swimming in the clear blue sea and eating a fresh fish dinner on board. (more)Jean Tallis
The scenery was fascinating - from the calcium pools in Pamukkale, through high mountains to the wonderful landscape of Cappadocia. (more)Rosemary Shippard
The itinerary was well done and we had the opportunity of visiting a variety of natural and historical sites and learn about life in present and past Turkey, which is a very diversified country with a lot to offer (more)Antonio Matos
From £1350 - £1600 excluding flights
Nile cruise holiday in Egypt
Memorable parts? The attention given to us by our leader Mohammed he made sure we did not miss anything Tips? This is not a relaxing holiday there are early starts and long days but well worth it the train journey is long and not smooth all the way Local benefits? Yes. Overall rating? 5 star apart from the train journey. Saw everything we wanted plus more. It was a fabulous holiday, Mohammed is so knowledgeable - he is a credit to your company. Well done! (more)Elaine Gay
From £1149 - £1439 including UK flights
Sicily tour, classical Sicily
Very busy, as expected, but very enjoyable (more)Simon Phillips
Good - enjoyed it.... For me the ascent of Etna was one of the highlights. (more)Laurence Cale
Visiting outstanding classical sights such as the quarry in Syracuse where 7000 athenians were enslaved was the most memorable part of the holiday (more)Adam Patchett
From £1233 - £1248 including UK flights

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5 stars
I am reborn! Simply the best holiday I have ever been on
4 stars
Some great stories to tell the grandchildren. Would recommend to a friend
3 stars
Very enjoyable
2 stars
It was OK
1 star
A bit disappointing really
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