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    History & archaeology holidays

Delve into the past for an unforgettable journey

Unearth the ancient past of nations worldwide, from the Roman presence in the UK and the secrets of the ancient Egyptians, to the impression left across Europe by the mighty Greeks and the unknown treasures of Uzbekistan - all part of our archaeology and history holidays.

Our expertly planned archaeology holidays are ideal if you’ve always had an interest in the lives of past civilisations or the incredible structures they left behind. A knowledgeable host will guide you on these fascinating journeys, which include visits to key sites and informative talks that bring history to life. We are here to make your history holidays an experience you will treasure.

Segedunum Fort at the eastern end of Hadrian’s Wall History & Archaeology

Roman Heritage of the North QQQQ

Durham, England

Discover the legacy of the Romans with visits to Roman forts, sites and museums, plus a tour of historic Durham.

  • Date Multiple departures

2 passengers
4 nights

from £549

The ancient ruins of Pompeii History & Archaeology

Archaeology in the Bay of Naples QQQQ

Castellammare di Stabia, Italy

Step back in time by exploring some of Italy’s most-impressive archaeological sites, including Pompeii, Herculaneum, Paestum and Oplontis.

  • Departing Multiple departure points
  • Date Multiple departures

2 passengers
7 nights

from £989

Tombs of the Kings History & Archaeology

Ancient & Medieval Cyprus QQQQ+

Limassol, Cyprus

Step back in time with us on this special-interest archaeology holiday on the island of Cyprus. Stay in the Atlantica Miramare Beach Hotel for seven nights.

  • Departing London Gatwick Airport
  • Date Multiple departures

2 passengers
7 nights

from £1,199

The Sphinx History & Archaeology

Ancient Egypt Revealed


Discover the archaeology of ancient Egypt and the legacy of the pharaohs on this tour and cruise holiday

  • Departing London Heathrow Airport
  • Date Multiple departures

2 passengers
12 nights

from £2,079

Bukhara History & Archaeology

Uzbekistan Unveiling History


Discover Uzbekistan, an historic crossroads on the Great Silk Route's path across Central Asia, and explore the ancient cities of Khiva, Bukhara, Samarkand and Tashkent.

  • Departing London Heathrow Airport
  • Date Multiple departures

2 passengers
10 nights

from £2,249

The 'Lost City of Petra' History & Archaeology

Jordan Archaeology Discovery


Discover Jordan's rich heritage on this archaeology holiday - see Petra, desert castles and the Dead Sea, plus stay in a Martian tent at Wadi Rum.

  • Departing London Heathrow Airport
  • Date Multiple departures

2 passengers
8 nights

from £2,299

Archaeology Host, Julia Opperman

When hosting an Archaeological Special Interest holiday for Saga, I like to pass on my enthusiasm and passion for the country and sites we visit. I’m at my happiest when in Italy, Greece and Turkey or a Romano British site.