AIA Tour Programs

Archaeological-themed tours for the curious to the connoisseur

AIA Tours offers in-depth land trips that range from comfortable to ultra-luxurious and cruises aboard outstanding small ships that can dock and anchor at historic ports and towns that larger ships simply cannot visit.

Private Departure: Italy

You Choose Your Dates! (12 days or 17 days extended tour)

Israel: Treasures of the Holy Land

March 6-17, 2021 (13 Days)

with AIA lecturer/host Jodi Magness

Decorated Caves of the Pyrenees & the Rhone Valley

April 15-25, 2021 (11 days)

with AIA lecturer/host Ian Tattersall

Israel Revisited

May 1-May 17, 2021 (17 days)

with AIA lecturer/host Jodi Magness

Minoan Crete & the Cycladic Isles

May 2-16, 2021 (15 days)

with AIA lecturer/host Gerald Schaus

Legacy of Ancient Greece

May 19-31, 2021 (13 days)

with AIA lecturer/host Gerald Schaus

The Silk Road: Empires of Central Asia

May 21-June 6, 2021 (17 days)

with AIA lecturer/host Aleksandr Naymark

Sicily: A Circumnavigation aboard Sea Cloud II

May 29-June 7, 2021 (9 days)

with AIA lecturer/host Laetitia La Follette

Scottish Isles & Norwegian Fjords

May 30-June 7, 2021 in the planning stages (9 days)

with AIA lecturer/host Elizabeth Pierce

Hiking Scotland's Orkney & Shetland Islands

July 10-20, 2021 (11 days)

with AIA lecturer/host Val Turner

Sailing the Greek Isles Aboard the Sea Cloud II

July 26-August 4, 2021 in the planning stages (10 days)

with AIA lecturer/host Kathleen Lynch

Alaska's Glaciers & the Inside Passage

July 26 to August 2, 2021 in the planning stage (8 days)

with AIA lecturer/host Ted Goebel

Ghana & Benin: Exploring West Africa

August 3-19, 2021 in the planning stages (17 days)

with AIA lecturer/host Trevor Marchand

Ireland's Ancient East

August 31-September 13, 2021 (14 days)

with AIA lecturer/host Stephen Mandal

Cruising the Adriatic: The Best of Slovenia & Croatia

September 10-21, 2021 in the planning stages (12 days)

with AIA lecturer/host IvanĨica Schrunk

Sicily: Archaeology, Art & Cuisine

September 14-25, 2021 (12 days)

with AIA lecturer/host Gerald Schaus

France: The Reach of the Romans

September 18-29, 2021 (12 days)

with AIA lecturer/host Patrick Hunt

Human Origins in South Africa

September 18-October 2, 2021 in the planning stages (15 Days)

with AIA lecturer/host Ian Tattersall

Prehistoric Cave Art of Spain & France

September 22-October 4, 2021 (13 Days)

with AIA lecturer/host Paul G. Bahn

The Best of Ancient Peru

October 11-25, 2021 (15 days)

with AIA lecturer/host Jo Burkholder

The Legacy of the Etruscans: Latium, Umbria & Tuscany

October 13-24, 2021 (12 days)

with AIA lecturer/host Lisa C. Pieraccini

The Legacy of Ancient Rome

October14-25, 2021 (12 days)

with AIA lecturer/host Ingrid Rowland

Tunisia: Phoenicians to Romans, Mosaics to Mosques

October 14-24, 2021 in the planning stages (11 days)

with AIA lecturer/host Nejib ben Lazreg

Oman & Zanzibar

October 30-November 17, 2021 in the planning stages (19 days)

with AIA lecturer/host Trevor Marchand

Vietnam, Cambodia & the Mekong River

November 29-December 12, 2021 in the planning stages (14 days)

with AIA lecturer/host Joyce C. White

Persian Gulf Cruise: Dubai, Qatar, Abu Dhabi and Oman

January 2022 in the planning stages (11 days)

with AIA lecturer/host Trevor Marchand

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