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I have closely followed all your endeavours in making the most of an impossible situation in the travel market. Your enterprise and positive approach have been very impressive, and you should be very proud of what you have attempted and hopefully succeeded with in some cases. How you have managed to maintain your drive and enthusiasm is truly commendable. Mr Giles September 2021
Albania is a really interesting country and we were glad to have the opportunity to visit, especially in the company of such a well-informed guide. For us, the travelling experience is what counts and we are not that bothered about the quality of the hotels. Guest Albania - Land of the Eagles , October 2021
We had an excellent holiday and thoroughly enjoyed finally being able to get away to somewhere different, particularly as neither of us had been to Istanbul before, and were originally booked on the November 2020 trip. Being a small group of 6 worked well, given the requirement to show paperwork for security/Covid purposes. Guest Byzantium , November 2021
We had an excellent tour guide, Mr. Terry Richardson, who has spent a lot of time in Istanbul. He knows where everything is as well as its history. He was accommodating over and above what one would expect a tour guide to be. The hotel was excellent, and his hand-picked restaurants were varied and excellent. This is a tour that shouldn't be missed! Guest Byzantium , November 2021
Tour was informative about a region of Italy that I had been too just once. Great mosaics, lots of history from Etruscan to Byzantium and beyond. Good food and good information from the guides. Guest Ravenna and Aquileia , November 2021
Thank you, thank you, thank you for running this tour with a guest list down to 5 people and not one but two amazing experts. It was truly a one-time-only bonanza. There were many beautiful sites visited, and the information was exceptionally helpful. Guest Ravenna and Aquileia , November 2021
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Start your perfect journey into the ancient world...
Andante Travels have been helping curious people travel the world for 35 years. We are one of the world's leading providers of archaeological, cultural and historical holidays.
From the ruins and ancient Greece to Ethiopia's almost mystical town of Lalibela where UNESCO-listed rock-hewn churches inspire awe and wonder in any visitor - there are very few corners of the ancient world left undiscovered by Andante travellers.
Meet our guide lecturers
Our guide lecturers are a cut above your average tour guide. They are your academic host and their role is to enlighten and inspire you throughout your trip. They will explain how what we can see today links up with ancient culture, with vivid stories and in-depth knowledge.
We work closely with our expert guide lecturers to plan tours with sites that give you as detailed a picture as possible; not only of the area you're visiting, but its place in a wider picture.
Add in a healthy dose of good humour and the stage is set for a fun and inspiring trip. See our guest reviews for more details, find a guide lecturer for your chosen subject and reserve your place on their next tour.
400+ reasons that our guests experience more with Andante
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Reviews are unfiltered, unedited and straight from previous customers. Earlier this year, we were delighted to find out that we have won the Platinum Trusted Service Award from Feefo. This means that we have achieved at least 50 reviews at a rating of at least 4.5 stars out of 5! Ordinarily, this alone would have granted us “Gold Award” status, but due to the fact we’ve reached this milestone now for three years running we have now been crowned a Platinum winner.
A very well organised programme of visits, accompanied by very professional and knowledgeable guides. Excellent information from the company. Feefo reviewer