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Andante Travels by Andante Travel

- Archaeological holidays designed and led by experts.
- See sites out of reach to most tourists.
- Every detail is planned with expertise and care.
- Stay in hand-picked hotels and indulge in local food.
- Travel in small groups of like-minded people.
- Accompanied by a specially trained Andante tour manager

- Archaeological holidays designed and led by experts.
- See sites out of reach to most tourists.
- Every detail is planned with expertise and care.
- Stay in hand-picked hotels and indulge in local food.
- Travel in small groups of like-minded people.
- Accompanied by a specially trained Andante tour manager

Andante Travels Holidays

6 holidays are available in this programme

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Getting to stand before the iconic Moai statues on Easter Island is a bucket-list travel experience for many. On this 16-day adventure, we will take you from the vibrant heart of Santiago to the remote Easter Island, in search of history, tradition and culture – and, of course, archaeology.

  • Holiday duration: 16 days
  • Price from: £6,995
  • Operator: Andante Travel
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Discover the magnificent island of Sardinia on this Italian archaeological holiday. Visit the highest Bronze Age structure in the Mediterranean at the nuraghic site of Su Nuraxi at Barumini, explore Cagliari's Archaeological Museum, examine the mysterious Tophet (children's cemetery) at Sulcis, and visit the nuraghic well shrine at Santa Cristina.

  • Holiday duration: 9 days
  • Price from: £2,645
  • Operator: Andante Travel
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Starting on the gorgeous island of Santorini, you'll discover its fantastic archaeological museum, take a long hike up to ancient Thera and wander around the preserved city of Akrotiri. After a refreshing boat ride over to Crete, we'll take you to the mighty Palace of Knossos, the site of Gortyn, the Palace of Phaistos, and more.

  • Holiday duration: 8 days
  • Price from: £2,395
  • Operator: Andante Travel
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Treat yourself to an Albanian adventure in the company of an expert on its archaeology and history. Join Oliver Gilkes, who has directed excavations here for over 22 years, as you uncover 2,000 years of untouched archaeological heritage. Spend a full day at the UNESCO site of Butrint, explore Tirana and see the church of Saint Mary in Apollonia.

  • Holiday duration: 9 days
  • Price from: £2,275
  • Operator: Andante Travel
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An iconic performance that takes place just once every decade, Oberammergau is something you won't want to miss. Along with witnessing this spectacle, you'll enjoy an 18th century inspired dinner concert at St. Peter's Monastery, visit the Nymphenburg Palace, dine at the legendary Hofbräuhaus, explore the Munich Residenz and tour Salzburg.

  • Holiday duration: 6 days
  • Price from: £2,245
  • Operator: Andante Travel
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