Special Offers & In The Planning Stages

Year round, our team at AIA Tours works with a variety of local experts around the world to bring you archaeology-themed travel experiences to more than 35 countries and six continents. Each tour is accompanied by a knowledgeable and congenial AIA lecturer/host and professional tour manger/local guide(s). These trips are designed for anyone with an interest in archaeology, from the curious to the connoisseur.

We are adding new trips all the time! If you are interested in any of the trips below, and would like to be notified when more information becomes available, call us at 800-748-6262 or email aia@studytours.org and mention which tours you are interested in.

Also, check out the variety of trips for which we are already taking reservations.

 


SPECIAL OFFER

$100 off any AIA Tour for AIA members
To request a coupon, please contact the Membership Department


IN THE PLANNING STAGES - 2019 Tours

Japan by Sea: Land of the Rising Sun: May 5 – 19, 2019 | Lecturer: Michelle Damian | Voyage

Embark a luxurious, all-suite, 57-cabin ship and explore lesser-visited areas of Japan. Experience ancient traditions and cultural performances; and visit sacred temples and shrines, celebrated gardens and castles, artists’ studios, and museums. Tokyo and Kyoto are also included, as is a day in South Korea for the National Museum and a UNESCO temple.

Scottish Isles & Norwegian Fjords:
May 19 – 27, 2019 | Lecturer: Andrew Moore | Voyage

Cruise aboard a luxurious, 92-stateroom/suite ship along the coasts of Scotland and Norway, visiting remote ports. Explore ancient and medieval sites in the Hebrides, Orkney, and Shetland Islands, before crossing the North Sea to Bergen. Optional extensions in Glasgow/Edinburgh and Copenhagen, Denmark, are available. Now taking advance reservations!

Hiking Scotland's Orkney & Shetland Isles: July 13 – 23, 2019 | Lecturer: Val Turner | Land Tour

Take daily hikes on remote islands to prehistoric stone circles, burial chambers, and settlements; seeing along the way quaint villages, seabird colonies, and fascinating geological sites. Archaeological sites include Maeshowe, the Ring of Brodgar, Skara Brae, and Jarlshof. Maximum of just 15 participants.

 

Changing Tides of History: Cruising the Baltic Sea:
June 23 - July 2, 2019  |  Lecturer: archaeologist Nancy Wilkie | Voyage
Experience the cultural rebirth of the Baltic states, the magnificent imperial riches of St. Petersburg, and the luminous “White Nights of Summer” on this remarkable, six-country, eight-night Baltic Sea cruise. Cruise aboard the five-star, 92-stateroom Le Dumont d’Urville from Copenhagen, Denmark, to Stockholm, Sweden, with an excursion included in every port.  Now taking advance reservations!

 

 

Tunisia: Phoenicians to Romans, Mosaics to Mosques | October 17-27 | Lectuerer: Archaeologist Nejib ben Lazreg | Land Tour

Visit all seven of Tunisia’s cultural World Heritage sites, including fabled Carthage, Dougga, Kairouan, and El Jem. Other highlights include Bulla Regia’s underground Roman villas, Thuburbo Majus’s sunken winter baths, and the Bardo Museum’s renowned mosaics. An optional, 4-day extension to Malta is also available. Limited to 20 participants.

 

 


If you are interested in any of these trips, and would like to be notified when more information becomes available, call us at 800-748-6262 or email aia@studytours.org and mention which tours you are interested in.