Magna Carta (Photo by Ash Mills)
Magna Carta (Photo by Ash Mills)

The Secret of Petra by Nick Jackson

May 25 2021

There is no more fitting a finale to an Andante Jordan tour than arriving at sunset ready to explore Petra. Despite the fact all guests are familiar with images of some of what they will experience the next day (and the one after that), the sheer majesty and mystery of…

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Introducing Archaeology Tours From Our Sister Company

January 25 2021

As you know, we've been operating tours to the ancient world for the past 35 years now, but did you know that we have a sister brand that also offers archaeological trips?

The award-winning Brightwater Holidays may specialize in scenic Scotland and garden tours, but it also has a great…

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Make Your Return To Travel A Memorable One

January 21 2021

The team here at Andante Travels is getting restless and we imagine you probably are, too. It has been so long since we were able to pack a bag, board a plane and explore somewhere new, but now that the vaccination programme has begun we are starting to feel a…

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Our January Offers Include Free Transfers And Cancellations

January 4 2021

We are delighted to announce that our January offers are now available and they will run from 1st - 31st. What does this mean for you? Well, it means that if you book a 2021 tour within this month you'll enjoy a special low deposit of just $149pp, a chance…

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Make Next Christmas One To Remember

January 4 2021

Enjoy the warm sunshine of a tropical climate in Mexico, where there are more Maya ruins than you can shake a stick at; blink in the glow of the gold finds at Vergina and the fabulous Christmas lights in Aristotle Square; wrap up warm in St. Petersburg and sip a…

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Oberammergau 2022

October 16 2020

The legendary play created from the desperation of a deadly plague saw its almost 400-year history disrupted by a modern-day pandemic, but it will return in 2022 and we have just launched a series of exciting tour itineraries.

Germany’s Oberammergau Passion Play was first staged in 1634, a year after…

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The Phoenicians by Dr Eireann Marshall

October 12 2020

There are few people who have been more influential to Western Europe culture than the Phoenicians, though this is so little recognised. Famous for their seafaring and for their manufacturing of goods, Phoenicians were fundamentally important to the development to Greek culture, something which Herodotus readily admits to. Yet they…

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How to Make Bread

October 5 2020

...the ancient way! If you're looking to add another string to your bow while outdoor activities are still somewhat limited, why not try your hand at bread-making? Perhaps, like some of us here in the Andante office, you've mastered a sourdough starter and have baked a few delicious loaves, and…

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Rediscovering Pompeii

September 24 2020

From a hotly-debated eruption date to the grisly fates of citizens, Pompeii is telling new tales
By Dr Eireann Marshall, expert guide lecturer for Andante Travels


It’s hard to forget how depressing Pompeii and Herculaneum were just a short while ago. I remember taking a group around Pompeii in 2010, shortly…

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A Different Italy

August 10 2020

The sprawling site of Pompeii, the Valley of the Temples... Italy has everything for the archaeological enthusiast. However, we're always on the lookout for alternative places to explore in this magnificent country to help you keep going back year after year. So, what's new? What can take you to visit…

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