6 days

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Exploring Roman Britain with Lindsey Davis

This tour offers you the chance to visit some of the most important sites in Roman Britain alongside both an award-winning novelist and a well-known archaeologist. Our expert, Guide Lecturer, Denise Allen, will provide you with cutting-edge commentary on the sites, while author Lindsey Davis will give insights into how she conceived her popular Falco and Albiaseries, both with main characters who have had formative experiences in Britannia.

Tour highlights:

  • Explore the luxurious Roman palace at Fishbourne
  • Visit two superb Roman villas on the Isle of Wight
  • Enjoy the sacred healing complex around the hot springs of Roman Bath
  • Discover everyday life in Roman Londinium at the Roman Amphitheatre and take a tour of other surviving sites in the city

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$3,435

Deposit: $500 Single supplement: $700

Keeping you safe on your next tour

  • FREE 'Travel Safe' kits for every traveller
  • Self-drive options
  • Enhanced Health and Safety audits
  • Distanced seating on coaches
  • 'Get me home' service and private airport transfers
  • COVID protocols at our hotels, and aboard our cruise ships
  • Packed lunches and flexible dining options
  • Flexible balance payment date and COVID-friendly refund conditions
  • COVID-testing and training for tour staff
  • Constant monitoring and post-tour tracing

 

Meet your Experts

Dr Denise Allen

Andante Guide Lecturer

Dr Denise Allen began her archaeological career in the 1970s as an excavator on many British sites. She studied Archaeology at Cardiff University, with a PhD on Roman Glass.

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Lindsey Davis

Andante Guide Lecturer

Lindsey Davis is a novelist known for her Roman detective, Marcus Didius Falco and her ongoing series about his daughter, Flavia Albia. She has also written standalone books, some set in English Civil War, and novellas. Her work has been dramatized for radio and is being developed for TV.

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Isle of Wight
Tour dates & prices

Included in your cost:

  • Expert Guide Lecturer
  • Professional Tour Manager
  • Local travel aboard a private air-conditioned coach
  • Accommodation
  • Entries to all sites as per the itinerary
  • All taxes & gratuities
  • Field notes
  • Meals as per the itinerary, wine and tea or coffee with dinner
Tour Departure Tour ID Departure date Return Date Guided by Price Deposit Single supplement Offer Availability
15 August 2022 AFBR220815 15 August 2022 (Monday) 20 August 2022 (Saturday) Dr Denise Allen Lindsey Davis $3,775
(ex. flights)
$500 $670 $3,565
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