A fascinating journey across Ireland, from Dublin to the wild Atlantic west. County Sligo is Ireland’s undiscovered hidden gem, with breath-taking scenery, a rich cultural heritage, and the greatest concentration of prehistoric sites in the country.
01 July 2021 and 27 June 2022
History, rural traditions and natural wonders abound in this pastoral, romantic and remote part of Europe. Dr Martin Locker, a Pyrenean specialist, reveals the picturesque Cathar castles, Carolingian heritage and prehistoric cave art of the hidden valleys and glistening peaks of the Pyrenees and the Languedoc.
05 September 2021 and 24 June 2022
Celts and Visigoths, a rugged coast and spectacular mountains combine as two academics from Oxford University guide you through Celtic castros and pre-Romanesque architecture in this hidden gem of northern Spain.
24 September 2021 and 20 May 2022
Discover Bulgaria, one of Europe’s richest areas for archaeology and one of its oldest mainsprings of culture. Our tour travels from capital to coast through the country’s impressive ancient sites, historic towns and unspoilt Balkan landscapes.
18 September 2021 and 07 May 2022
Stunning landscapes and superb archaeology create an unforgettable experience. Discover the Minoans, named after legendary King Minos, and marvel at the views from Santorini, one of the world's most amazing places. Our itinerary is perfectly designed to explore Minoan archaeology’s fascinating array of Bronze Age sites, artistic wealth and deep-rooted mythology.
09 September 2021 and 21 May 2022
Get to know Malta, a small, sunny Mediterranean island with a surprisingly eventful past. Our well-balanced itinerary reveals its important World Heritage sites from history and prehistory alike; mysterious Stone Age temples, the magnificent Knights of St. John and a celebrated wartime role. Malta has a unique multi-cultural heritage.
23 September 2021 and 07 April 2022
A wealth of ancient and historic treasures awaits you in an enchanting land of sun-drenched vineyards, sparkling clear seas, vibrant cities, sleepy villages and unrivalled cuisine. A succession of civilisations has left a dazzling, cosmopolitan heritage with some of the finest art and architecture in the entire Mediterranean.
05 October 2021 and 19 April 2022