Discover the best history holidays

Many people love to visit large numbers of historic attractions during their holidays. If you are one of them, you should have a look at some history holidays that are specially designed for those who are passionate about exploring ancient sites when travelling. Here are five of the best history holidays departing from the UK.

Egypt Desert and Culture Tour

Offered by responsibletravel.com, this is one of the best history holidays to consider if you are passionate about Ancient Egypt. With prices starting from £985, this 14 days tour includes visits to Cairo, the Great Pyramids, the Valley of Golden Mummies, the Roman temple Deir El Hagar, the Luxor temple and more.

History and Leisure Tour of Turkey

The highlights of this 8-days tour of Turkey are Antalya, Cappadocia and Istanbul. The tour is available from allinstanbultours.co.uk and includes tours of the Byzantine and Ottoman Relics, a Bosphorus Cruise, tours of the North and South Cappadocia and of Antalya. The tour includes all meals and accommodation in 3 and 4 star hotels, as well as all museum tickets, bus tickets and airport transfers.

Finding Henry Tudor

For history holidays in the UK, you can check out the offers at tudorhistorytours.com. One of the tours here is the 8-days Finding Henry Tudor tour, which will take you in the footsteps of perhaps the most famous king of England. The price of the tour is £1,829 and it includes visits to 15 historic sites, a Shakespeare’s Globe performance, a Tudor Banquet, 7 nights’ accommodation and all tour transport.

In the Footsteps of Alexander the Great

This award-winning tour is one of the best history holidays offered by petersommer.com, which will allow you to discover the architecture and history of all the important cities conquered by Alexander the Great. Including visits to Troy, Ephesus, the Oracle of Didyma, Bodrum, Cappadocia and more, the tour is a unique way to discover the world of Alexander with your own eyes.

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