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Take a trip back in time on one of these 13 Turkey archaeology tours in 2022. Explore ruins, excavations, and archaeology digs near hot spots such as Kusadasi, Istanbul, Antalya, Bodrum, and Canakkale on a guided private or small group tour with an exceptional multi-lingual guide aided by historians and archaeologists. These 13 archaeology trips also afford plenty of opportunities to enjoy cruises, archaeological site visits, small ship cruises, luxury, and beaches. Simply tell one of our Turkey travel experts about your ideal archaeology trip they will help you start planning a seamless adventure.
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Walking in Santorini
$1,850
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Southern Cyclades

Athens to Athens - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Star Flyer
  • Explore beautiful Rhodes
  • Visit Halicarnassus
  • Discover breathtaking Santorini
  • Ride a donkey to a lookout point
Starts / Ends:
Piraeus / Piraeus
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Small Ship Sailing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The Star Flyer brings you closer to unique island cultures, ancient treasures, and the breathtaking beaches of Greece on a spectacular 8-day cruise. History-lovers can seek out ruins, both ancient and from the Crusades of the Middle Ages. Shoppers can have a field day in the stores and galleries, …
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Beach town of Kusadasi
$6,415
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Aegean Reflections

11 Day Itinerary aboard Emerald Azzurra
  • Tour the diverse city of Istanbul
  • Relax in the resort city of Antalya
  • Explore UNESCO city of Rhodes
  • Cruise the Aegean Sea
Starts / Ends:
Athens / Limassol
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Urban Exploration, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Your 11-day Aegean adventure aboard the Emerald Azzurra starts from Athens and then takes you to the Greek island of Ermoupolis and then the coastal port of Volos before heading to Turkey and taking in Canakkale and the Turkish capital of Istanbul. Heading south you’ll visit Kusadasi, Rhodes …
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Sunset over Athens' port
$5,999
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Aegean Gems & Ephesus

11 Day Itinerary aboard Seabourn Encore
  • Relax on the Aegean Sea beaches
  • Tour Greece's Tobacco Mecca
  • Marvel at Istanbul's Blue Mosque
  • Enjoy Kusadasi's turquoise waters
Starts / Ends:
Piraeus / Piraeus
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Seabourn Encore's 11-day Aegean Sea and Ephesus trip takes you to the lovely Greek and Turkish islands. Your voyage begins in Piraeus, Athens' port since 482 BC. The harbor is packed with ferries and cruise ships bound for the Greek Islands and other Mediterranean destinations. Skiathos is …
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The towering ruins of the Acropolis rise over Athens
$1,850
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Northern Cyclades

8 Day Itinerary aboard Star Flyer
  • View the Acropolis & Ephesus ruins
  • Swim at beautiful Kusadasi
  • Visit the monastery at Amorg√≥s
  • Explore Mykonos' landscapes
Starts / Ends:
Piraeus / Piraeus
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience and fall in love with the traditional charm of the famous Cyclades Islands on this 8-day sailing adventure. Discover the magic and mythology of the Greek Isles, one of the most storied regions of the world. Sail across the azure waters of the Aegean Sea in a tall ship, visiting the small …
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Explore colorful villages on Rhodes
$4,765
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Greek Islands & Turkish Coastline

8 Day Itinerary aboard Emerald Azzurra
  • Experience Kusadasi's Grand Bazaar
  • Tour the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus
  • Explore the medieval city of Rhodes
  • Discover stunning Greek islands
Starts / Ends:
Piraeus / Piraeus
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Sail the azure waters of the southeastern Aegean Sea on this 8-day cruise aboard the Emerald Azzurra. Embark in the port ofPiraeus in Athens, stopping off to explore a number of the stunning Greek, Dodecanese and surrounding islands. From theAegean island of Patmos where Saint John wrote the Book …
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Sunset over Athens' port
$7,380
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Aegean Gems

Athens - Athens - 12 Day Itinerary aboard Emerald Azzurra
  • Tour the diverse city of Istanbul
  • Relax in the resort city of Antalya
  • Explore UNESCO city of Rhodes
  • Enjoy Mykonos' famous beaches
Starts / Ends:
Athens / Athens
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Your 12-day Aegean adventure aboard the Emerald Azzurra starts in Athens and takes you to the Greek island of Ermoupolis and then to the coastal port of Volos before heading to Turkey and taking in Canakkale and the Turkish capital of Istanbul. Heading south, visit Kusadasi, Rhodes, Santorini, and …
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Explore the heart of the ancient world
$5,150
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Music in Autumnal Greece

Athens - Athens - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Le Bougainville
  • Cruise Aegean Sea
  • Discover Cyclades
  • Visit Heritage sites like Delos
  • Explore cities and culture
Starts / Ends:
Athens / Athens
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on an 8-day Mediterranean voyage aboard Le Bougainville to experience Greece and its famed islands. Set sail from Athens in the direction of Kusadasi, Turkey. visit Delos, a tiny Cycladic island. Then there is Mykonos, with its beaches and windmills, and Alefkandra, a typical island area …
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Explore the ancient Acropolis
$4,330
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The Cyclades and Ancient Treasures: Athens to Istanbul

8 Day Itinerary aboard Le Jacques Cartier
  • Discover sites of ancient Greece
  • Visit cultural and historical sites
  • Explore the Mycenae ruins
  • View the windmills of Mykonos
Starts / Ends:
Athens / Istanbul
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board Le Jacques Cartier on this 8-day cruise exploring highlights of the ancient world. Begin with the exploration of Napflion, where you'll find UNESCO World Heritage Sites such as theMycenae ruinsand theEpidaurus theater. Next cruise toward Paros: in the heart of the Cyclades archipelago, …
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Woman traveling in Cannes
$5,280
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From the French Riviera to the Turkish Riviera

Nice - Antalya - 11 Day Itinerary aboard Le Jacques Cartier
  • View major ancient civilizations
  • Explore the Great Pyramids of Giza
  • Discover Petra and Wadi Rum
  • Visit the Acropolis in Athens
Starts / Ends:
Nice / Antalya
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Set sail on Le Jacques-Cartier for an 11-day Mediterranean cruise between the coasts of France and Turkey. Embark in Nice, the capital of the Cote d'Azur, and walk around Château Hill,the entrance to theold city,with its bustling markets and regional products along the main street, the …
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$4,880
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From Sublime Istanbul to Venice the Serenissima

10 Day Itinerary aboard Le Lyrial
  • Enjoy sceneries and cultural visits
  • See Istanbul UNESCO Heritage Sites
  • Explore the island of Hvar
  • Discover the island of Mljet
Starts / Ends:
Istanbul / Venice
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Your voyage begins in Istanbul, Europe's gateway to Asia, which has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You then make your way to the region of Thessaly, which is located at the foot of Mount Pelion and is home to the port of Volos. Take the remarkable Corinth Canal, a famous sea …
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City of Haifa
$5,570
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Wonders of the Orient

Antalya to Aqaba - 10 Day Itinerary aboard Le Jacques Cartier
  • Sail in the Mediterranean & Red Sea
  • Discover treasures of Haifa
  • Explore Ashdod, Israel
  • Visit wonders of Safaga
Starts / Ends:
Antalya / Aqaba
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join this10-day cruiseaboardLe Jacques Cartier,you will sail along the waters of the Near East and explore mythical sites, gems of the great civilizations.The ship will depart fromAntalya, once a major Roman port and now a seaside resort on theTurkish Riviera, and set a course forHaifa. A city of …
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Istanbul shoreline and ships
$6,595
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Island Charms and Ancient Treasures

9 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Cloud II
  • Discover the Mediterranean
  • Visit Mycenae
  • Explore the Philippi
  • Immerse in the Greek islands
Starts / Ends:
Istanbul / Athens
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover magnificent destinations in the Mediterranean.Visit the World Heritage Site Mycenae.Explore Philippi's Hellenistic walls, Roman amphitheater, and early Christian basilicas.Immerse yourself in the relaxed lifestyle of the Greek island worlds of the Cyclades and Sporades.
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$5,755
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Following the Summer Breeze Through the Aegean Sea

8 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Cloud II
  • Tour Mycenae, a World Heritage Site
  • Enjoy the laidback lifestyle
  • Explore the Temple of Artemis
  • Discover Bosporus
Starts / Ends:
Athens / Istanbul
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Visit Mycenae, one of Greece's most significant archaeological sites and home to the fabled Lion's Gate, a World Heritage Site. Embrace the laid-back atmosphere of the Greek island kingdoms to experience divine tranquility. St. John's Monastery on Patmos, a significant pilgrimage …
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