From the prehistoric and classical glories of the Mediterranean to Mayan and Aztec civilizations in Central America, these tours have a special focus on the ancient world.
Explore the art, architecture and gastronomy of France, from the birth of the Romanesque at Autun and Cluny, to the drama of modern art on the French Riviera.
Uncover the Nile’s vital role in shaping Egyptian history from Lake Nasser, Luxor and Cairo’s pharaohs, to the river delta at Alexandria.
Follow history and legend along the life-giving waters of the Nile, to discover the 4000-year history of one of the world’s great civilisations.
Enjoy the fascinating history, art and culture of Italy, from the Romans to the Renaissance and beyond, with special meals and private visits not available on most tours.
Explore Greece’s oldest sites, steeped in mythology and history, journeying from the island of Crete to Thessaloniki in the north.
A relaxed way to explore Crete, Athens and the Peloponnese, visiting the key Bronze Age and classical sites for which Greece is famous.
Get to know the Maya, the dominant civilization of Mesoamerica, and their architectural legacy set in the spectacular landscapes of Central America.
From Alexander and Darius to the caravan cities of the Silk Road: discover the enduring legacy of Persia and its empires.
Ancient, eternal and exotic, discover the world-famous sites, extraordinary histories and ongoing fascination of two nations whose origins can be traced to the birth of civilization.
Take time out to explore one of the great cities of world history, a place of diverse and extraordinary history, art and architecture.
A luxurious way to sample over 4,000 years of history, art and architecture on these islands, crossroads of the Mediterranean.
Take a journey to the heart and soul of Latin America, from ancient Mayan and Aztec sites to the colourful art of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera.
Journey beyond the kasbahs to discover Morocco’s rich architectural heritage, fascinating history, vibrant traditions, stunning landscapes and unique gastronomy.
Visit Italy’s two southern capitals, each an ancient and remarkable mix of cultures, spanning more than 3,000 years of European civilisation.
Explore world-class sites with a world-class expert, while enjoying the delights of one of Italy’s most beautiful regions.
An in-depth look at the remarkable cultural heritage of Europe’s Atlantic-facing nation, a beguiling mix of history, seafaring and great natural beauty.
Take the road less travelled through southern Italy – brimming with ancient and medieval sites and outstanding natural scenery.
An in-depth look at the layers of Roman history, art and architecture for the independent-minded traveller.
From the Bronze Age to Napoleon, these less-visited islands of the Western Mediterranean combine ancient cultures, dramatic history and breathtaking scenery.
From Greek temples to medieval mosaics, Sicily showcases more than 3,000 years of Mediterranean civilisation, all set amid active volcanoes and glorious coastlines.
Follow the footsteps of travellers past, journeying through the Silk Road cities and villages that linked Europe and the Far East.
Follow the Silk Road’s ancient caravan routes through western China and discover millennia of history, art and culture, preserved through successive dynasties.
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