Falco’s Britannia

6 days

From $3,370

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Summary

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. Your Guide Lecturer, Denise Allen, who has just written a book on Roman Britain, will provide you with cutting-edge commentary on the sites, while Lindsey Davis will give insights into how she conceived her Falco and Albia series, both with main characters who have had formative experiences in Britannia. Immerse yourself in Roman Britain as they knew it.

Tour highlights:

  • Visit two superb Roman villas on the Isle of Wight
  • Gain an interesting insight into everyday life in Roman London
  • Discover the intrigue of Roman Bath in the company of an expert Guide Lecturer
  • Explore the Roman palace at Fishbourne for its history and place in the Falco novels

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Today's Price
$3,370

Deposit: $750 Single supplement: $825

Meet your Experts

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We are proud of our team of expert guide lecturers. Whenever you travel, your guide lecturer will be on hand to answer questions, tell stories and deliver insights to make your trip truly remarkable.

Dr Denise Allen

Guide Lecturer

Dr Denise Allen began her archaeological career as a full-time digger, working for three years on sites all over the UK. She earned her PhD in Cardiff on the subject of Roman glass and has been working with Andante Travels since 1999.

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Lindsey Davis

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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Debbie Paton

Tour Manager

Debbie began working for Andante Travels in May 2012 and, always craving new challenges, she moved from her initial role in finance to become our Study Days Coordinator in 2014.

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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 Supp. Availability
October 12 2020 AFBR201012 October 12 2020 (Monday) October 17 2020 (Saturday) Dr Denise Allen Lindsey Davis $3,370
(ex. flights)
$750 $735

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July 12 2021 AFBR210712 July 12 2021 (Monday) July 17 2021 (Saturday) Dr Denise Allen Lindsey Davis $3,370
(ex. flights)
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$750
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