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Our Picks for History Buffs

We’ve gathered the best experiences for anyone who enjoys walking in the footsteps of the past. If you want to explore iconic landmarks and reflect at poignant memorials, then visiting these historic destinations is the perfect choice. Whether you’re discovering the heritage of a bygone culture, or admiring the enigmatic architecture of an ancient civilization, your vacation is sure to be educational, compelling, and unforgettable on any trip in this collection.

#1

Treasures of France & Normandy

Visit Joan of Arc's Rouen, the D-Day Landing Beaches of Omaha, Mont-Saint-Michel, and see the Bayeux Tapestry. 

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The Treasures of France including…

9 Days from $1,886
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#2

WWI & WWII Battlefields

Take a sobering journey through the battlefields, cemeteries and museums that commemorate these infamous world wars.

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WWI & WWII Battlefields

13 Days from $2,876
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#3

Wild West, Cowboys & Buffalos

Stay at an authentic 1800s homestead, cross the Oregon Trail and experience cowboy culture at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West.

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Wild West, Cowboys & Buffalos

9 Days from $2,385
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#4

Highlights of China & the Yangtze

See China's first capital and Xi'an's terra-cotta army - one of the most extraordinary archaeological finds of the 20th century. 

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Highlights of China & the Yangtze

11 Days from $4,799
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#5 

Amazing Spain & Portugal

Explore the magnificent Alhambra Palace, built by the Moors in the 13th century, and see the final resting place of Christopher Columbus.

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Amazing Spain & Portugal

10 Days from $1,958
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#6

India's Golden Triangle & the Sacred Ganges

Admire the stunning Taj Mahal, see an ancient observatory in Jaipur, and visit the home of Mother Theresa in Kolkata.

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India's Golden Triangle & the…

13 Days from $7,999
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#7 

Glories of Greece

Discover a world of antiquities when you visit the iconic Acropolis, Temple of Apollo at Delphi, mythical Olympia, and the pinnacles of Meteora.

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Glories of Greece

8 Days from $1,895
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#8

Delightful Danube & Prague

Cruise past medieval castles and towns, visit Baroque Melk Abbey, and see significant WWII sites, including the Nuremberg Trials Memorial and Courtroom 600. 

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Delightful Danube & Prague

10 Days from $3,199
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#9

Castles Along the Rhine

Marvel at medieval castles, graceful cathedrals, and Roman relics, as you visit Cologne, Strasbourg, and Colmar to try Alsatian wine.

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Castles Along the Rhine

8 Days from $2,399
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#10

Wonders of Egypt

Visit the world-famous Egyptian Museum and Citadel, see the pyramids of Giza, Temple of Horus and huge Aswan Dam.

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Wonders of Egypt

10 Days from $2,450
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#11

Land of the Incas

Explore the mysterious ruins of Machu Picchu, visit 13th century Incan settlements, and fly above the ancient, enigmatic Nazca Lines.

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Land of the Incas

12 Days from $3,938
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#12

Best of Britain

Learn about the Benedictine Monks at Buckfast Abbey, visit mysterious Stonehenge, and explore Glasgow's shipbuilding industry. 

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Best of Britain

15 Days from $2,768
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