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Corbridge – Segedunum - Arbeia – Chesters – Housesteads - Roman Army Museum – Vindolanda
– Mithraeum – Tullie House Museum – and more …
A grand tour of Hadrian’s Wall, the northern edge of the Roman Empire – a land where
barbarian and Roman worlds collided. Walk in the footsteps of the Romans, discover
what life really was like on the frontiers of the Roman Empire and take it all a
step further – for this tour also reveals the archaeological tricks of the trade
that will enable you to interpret Roman sites for yourself …
We return to the Orkneys and Shetland for another inspirational and comprehensive
archaeological tour of these remote islands, home to some of the best preserved prehistoric
sites in Northern Europe.
From our base at Stromness, we shall enter homes that are 5,000 years old, crawl
into tombs that were ‘homes for the dead’ and revel in world-famous megalithic monumental
sites set in unforgettable scenery. We also plan to visit some on-going excavations
during this tour and to witness, first-hand, as the millennia are unearthed. We
believe this is the most comprehensive tour of the Prehistoric Orkneys that exists.
But you still get breathing space to appreciate the wonderful atmosphere of these
An unmissable cruise from glorious Venice down the Adriatic, visiting stunning ancient
and medieval sites and breathtaking scenery on the way. Sailing to Sicily, we visit
ancient drama in Sicily and travel up to the unique site of Pompeii and on to the
Eternal City of Rome, where we stay in more luxury for two nights while we explore
the great monuments and sites of the heart of the Roman Empire.
Book through Voyages to Antiquity, quoting that you wish to join the Muddy Archaeologist/Visiting
the Past group so that you can join me for our extra lectures, briefings and site
visits. I shall also be giving three public lectures to the ship's passengers but
you will be my special guests!
Email me for any enquiries or Tel: 01423 203516 Mob. 07860 637301
Book any of the above tours directly with Visiting the Past Tours via The Muddy Archaeologist
And book the cruise through Voyages to Antiquity
2015's successes included:
Prehistoric Orkney and Shetland
Roman Pompeii & Herculaneum
9 Days £1,499.95 Paestum – Stabiae – Cumae – Pozzuoli –San Lorenzo – Naples’
Archaeological Museum – Mt.Vesuvius – Pompeii – Herculaneum Oplontis – Capri
A magnificent tour around the Bay of Naples. Explore Roman history from its origins
to the rise of the late Republic and the luxury of imperial Rome. Discover Roman
art, architecture, religion and daily life, as we add, each day, new aspects of Roman
life to our explorations. Perhaps the most insightful tour of this internationally
important archaeological region that you can book.