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Europe History and culture

A patchwork of heritage and history

Europe History & Culture Holidays

Introduction

A region as rich, diverse and historic as Europe has bountiful history and culture to discover. There are heritage sites all through the region and every country has a significant site or historic place to see – Italy alone has 44 UNESCO sites, with the canals of Venice, the Coliseum, Pompeii, St Mark's Square and the Sistine Chapel just a few of the headliners.

Whether you travel to see the Alhambra or Sagrada Familia in Spain, the Pantheon in Rome, the Acropolis in Greece, Dubrovnik's old city in Croatia, Auschwitz in Poland, Cinque Terre in Italy, the Kremlin in Russia, Mont Saint-Michel in France, the Neuschwanstein Castle in Germany or any one of dozens of other important cultural stops throughout Europe, you'll discover a wealth of rich sites to explore

The Hermitage in Russia is one of the premier galleries in the world and an essential stop for visitors to St Petersburg, whilst the Louvre in Paris could detain you for days at a time and the Uffizi in Florence or Museo del Prado in Madrid are justifiably celebrated.

 

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Our top itineraries for Europe History and culture

Venice Simplon-Orient-Express

Venice Simplon-Orient-Express: London to Venice

4-day luxury rail journey from £2,790 pp incl. flights

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offer

2020 & 2021 departures discount – Save up to £115pp
Book by: 31 August 2020

The signature route – Alpine vistas and French countryside paired with champagne receptions, multi-course meals and a luxury Venetian stay, reached by private water taxi.

Capri, Italy

Capri & the Amalfi Coast

9-day tailor-made holiday from £1,840 pp incl. flights

Let stays in world-class hotels and the services of private drivers showcase the best of Capri’s island paradise, the Amalfi Coast’s dramatic beauty and Sorrento’s clifftop views. In between, there's plenty of time for some beach-side relaxation and independent exploration.

Seville

Essential Andalucia‬

7-day tailor-made self-drive from £615 pp incl. flights

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offer

Special offer 2020 and 2021 departures – Save up to £105pp
Book by: 31 August 2020

Offering superb value, this weeklong road trip will see you uncovering the Moorish wonders of southern Spain, brought to life with guided tours and stays in superb hotels.

Ronda, Andalucia, Spain

‭Iberian Inspiration‬‬‬ with Backroads Tours

12-day escorted tour from £2,750 pp incl. flights

On this small-group escorted tour, you'll take in the rich history and diverse cultures of the Iberian Peninsula, all in the company of expert guides. Explore a heady mix of treasures that range from Arabic palaces and Roman temples to Catholic cathedrals and attention-grabbing cuisine

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Top offers for Europe History and culture

Venice Simplon-Orient-Express

Venice Simplon-Orient-Express: London to Venice

4-day luxury rail journey from £2,790 pp incl. flights

Special
offer

2020 & 2021 departures discount – Save up to £115pp
Book by: 31 August 2020

The signature route – Alpine vistas and French countryside paired with champagne receptions, multi-course meals and a luxury Venetian stay, reached by private water taxi.

Seville

Essential Andalucia‬

7-day tailor-made self-drive from £615 pp incl. flights

Special
offer

Special offer 2020 and 2021 departures – Save up to £105pp
Book by: 31 August 2020

Offering superb value, this weeklong road trip will see you uncovering the Moorish wonders of southern Spain, brought to life with guided tours and stays in superb hotels.

Sorrento

Tuscany, Umbria & The Amalfi Coast

10-day tailor-made self-drive from £1,410 pp incl. flights

Special
offer

2020 departures discount – Save up to £75pp
Book by: 31 August 2020

Soak up the cultural heritage, picturesque cities and towns, natural beauty, historical sites and tantalising cuisine of Tuscany, Umbria and the Amalfi Coast with this self-drive journey.

Hacienda Zorita, Salamanca

Salamanca Wine Experience‬‬ at Hacienda Zorita

6-day tailor-made break staying at Hacienda Zorita from £720 pp incl. flights

Special
offer

Stay 5 nights and pay for only 4 – Save up to £130pp
Book by: 31 August 2020

Staying in a 14th-century country manor among the vineyards of the Duero Valley, you'll enjoy sommelier-led tastings, spa treatments and the chance to explore Salamanca’s heritage charm.

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Why book with Wexas Travel?

At Wexas, we specialise in bespoke travel experiences. Our itineraries are just samples of what we can arrange, and can be changed depending on your precise needs, finances and ideas by our experienced destination specialists.

Contact one of our consultants on 020 7590 0610 to discuss how we can tailor your holiday.

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