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History Tours

Unearth the secrets of the past and trace the events that have helped shape the modern day on a guided history tour.

Most guided history tours have visits to fascinating museums along the way. However, some escorted history touring holidays are more specialised and focus on key historical events or themes, including battlefield tours.

Archaeological tours visit famous sites to uncover the mysteries and secrets of the ancient and classical world. Take a tour of Egypt to discover the great civilisation of Ancient Egypt, or explore classical Greece and learn about its influence on the Western world including art, maths and philosophy.

Local archaeologists and historians often accompany tours of key sites, and offer invaluable insight into landmark events which shaped the course of history.

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Historical Malta

Historical Malta
  • 7 Nights - Malta and Back
  • Fly Tour from £1,099

​Malta's history is firmly in focus on this fascinating tour, which includes trips to Valletta, famed for its Grand Harbour, and the Three Cities – built by the Knights of Malta. Prehistoric temples, relics of World War II and exploration of sister island Gozo are further options.

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Northern Cyprus Hidden History

Northern Cyprus Hidden History
  • 8 Nights - North Cyprus and Back
  • Fly Tour from £1,199

​Year-round sunshine lures many visitors to Cyprus but other highlights include picturesque landscapes, ancient ruins and medieval walled towns. Discover thousands of years of history and unwind as you enjoy the facilities at your 4-star hotel on this relaxing holiday.

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Highlights of Tuscany

Highlights of Tuscany
  • 7 Nights - Italy and Back
  • Fly Tour from £1,249

​Explore Tuscany's rolling countryside, which is dotted with olive groves, vineyards and medieval hilltop towns. This tour also takes you to Pisa, home of the famous Leaning Tower, and Florence, Italy's mesmerising 'Art City'.

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An Invitation to India

An Invitation to India
  • 7 Nights - India and Back
  • Fly Tour from £2,049

​​Experience the history, culture and charm of India on a journey around the 'Golden Triangle' cities of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. With visits to the magnificent Taj Mahal and mighty Amber Fort, this holiday is the perfect introduction to an unforgettable country.

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Jordan's Land of Ancient Treasures

Jordan's Land of Ancient Treasures
  • 7 Nights - Amman and Back
  • Fly Tour from £2,549

​Discover Jordan's gleaming treasures as you journey to biblical sites, the 'lost city' of Petra and through magical desert landscapes.

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Discover Vietnam

Discover Vietnam
  • 12 Nights - Vietnam and Back
  • Fly Tour from £2,899

​​An intriguing country with a colourful history, stunning landscapes and a vibrant atmosphere, Vietnam is a truly unique destination. Discover its lively capital, Hanoi, cruise on beautiful Halong Bay, journey to the Mekong Delta and explore memorable Ho Chi Minh City.

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Colours of Nepal

Colours of Nepal
  • 11 Nights - Nepal and Back
  • Fly Tour from £2,999

​Immerse yourself in the real Nepal as you discover all the main highlights, from ornate temples to the towering Himalayan peaks, as you experience life here at first hand.

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Balkan Gems

Balkan Gems
  • 7 Nights - Budapest to Giurgiu
  • Fly Tour from £3,445

Includes return flights from the UK. Discover remarkable landscapes, storied history and charming cultures as you traverse Eastern European countries such as Romania and Serbia on this invigorating adventure.

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Magnificent Europe

Magnificent Europe
  • 14 Nights - Amsterdam to Budapest
  • Fly Tour from £3,895

Includes return flights from the UK. Cruise in luxury down the Rhine, Main and Danube rivers from Amsterdam to Budapest taking in the iconic attractions and charming secrets of Europe's heartland.

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Magnificent Europe

Magnificent Europe
  • 14 Nights - Budapest to Amsterdam
  • Fly Tour from £3,895

Includes return flights from the UK. Unpack once, relax and experience the waterways of Europe in five start luxury as you cruise from Budapest to Amsterdam exploring the villages and cities along the way.

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