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History & culture holidays

Explore the world's great civilisations

Immersive, tailor-made adventures

Introduction

From the Pyramids to the Parthenon, the Silk and Spice Routes to the Suez Canal, local history and culture add a rich flavour to any travel experience. Whether you want to explore the great opera houses of Sydney and Beijing, or the Palaeolithic cave paintings of France and Spain, our history and culture specialists can help you find your ideal holiday.

Venture deep into Mayan Mexico, mountainous Machu Picchu, the Mekong, the Maharaja palaces of India, Imperial Russia and China, or any other destination that piques your curiosity. Wherever you choose to travel, our history and culture specialists will get you inspired and help you plan a holiday to remember.

Our unrivalled local knowledge and contacts on the ground deliver tailor-made themed excursions and multi-centre tours and cruises. Or if you prefer, we’ll advise you on the best local tours and destinations, and send you on a highly personalised self-drive or walking tour.


 

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Our top itineraries for History & culture holidays

Cairngorms National Park, Scotland

Discover Scotland: Highland Wildlife & Majestic Mountains

10-day no-fly holiday from £1,095 pp incl. flights

A superb introduction to the Scottish Highlands, this no-fly holiday includes train travel from London aboard the Caledonian Sleeper as well as car hire and stays in Inverness, Cairngorms National Park and Fort William.

Rio de Janeiro

Luxury Argentina & Brazil

13-day tailor-made journey from £4,610 pp incl. flights

Discover the highlights of Argentina and Brazil in style, visiting the likes of the Iguazu Falls and Corcovado mountain and staying in some of South America's most luxurious hotels.

Krabi

Cultural Highlights of Thailand & Krabi Beach Break

17-day tailor-made journey from £3,430 pp incl. flights

From cultural highlights and historic sites to the sheer indulgence of one of Krabi's finest resorts, this is an incredible introduction to the best of Thailand.

Aerial view of Bordeaux vineyard in France on the River Garonne

No-fly Bordeaux: Garonne River Cruise

8-day no-fly cruise from £1,745 pp

Special
cruise offer

Early booking offer - save up to £1,110pp
Book by: 31 March 2021

Explore Bordeaux and its picturesque surrounds on this all-inclusive Uniworld river cruise, enjoying the likes of bicycle tours among the vineyards and visits to local farmers markets.

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Top offers for History & culture holidays

Aerial view of Bordeaux vineyard in France on the River Garonne

No-fly Bordeaux: Garonne River Cruise

8-day no-fly cruise from £1,745 pp

Special
cruise offer

Early booking offer - save up to £1,110pp
Book by: 31 March 2021

Explore Bordeaux and its picturesque surrounds on this all-inclusive Uniworld river cruise, enjoying the likes of bicycle tours among the vineyards and visits to local farmers markets.

River Queen, Uniworld

Rhine, Moselle & Blissful Baden-Baden

12-day cruise from £2,795 pp incl. flights

Special
cruise offer

Save up to 30% on selected cruises
Book by: 31 March 2021

Germany’s spectacular backdrops and breathtaking natural wonders will reveal themselves as you cruise along the alluring Moselle and Rhine rivers.

Flamingos, Walvis Bay, Namibia

Wondrous Wildlife of Southern Africa

18-day luxury ocean cruise from £4,260 pp incl. flights

Special
cruise offer

Last few cabins available
Book by: 31 March 2021

Let the exuberant wilderness of Africa take centre stage on this visit to breathtaking ports dotting the southern half of the continent, ideal staging points for a wide array of safaris across spectacular natural reserves.

Vilshofen, Germany

Magna on the Danube

8-day river cruise from £2,420 pp incl. flights

Special
cruise offer

Free flights and transfers plus additional savings
Book by: 31 March 2021

See the wonders of one of the world's great waterways in utter luxury, enjoying included touring and drinks-paired dining throughout. Along the way, you'll take in both city greats and off-the-beaten-track gems.

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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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Every step of the way

Every step of the way

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