Archaeological vacations in Italy

Archaeological vacations in Italy

Italy has a rich cultural heritage shaped over millennia by a host of peoples and cultures: Etruscans, Greeks, Phoenicians, Romans, Byzantines, Arabs, Normans, Spaniards and Austrians have all left their mark on the country's cuisine, architecture and language. Visit truly glorious destinations full of stunning monuments that this shared history has given Italy.
Cultural tours of Greece

Cultural tours in Greece

Join us on incredible journeys of discovery that have to be experienced to be believed. If you’re looking for a truly relaxing and invigorating holiday, discovering the ancient sites, the landscapes and the generous hospitality of Greece, be it the Aegean islands, Crete or the mainland, then our many gulet cruises or our carefully designed land tours will be the perfect way to explore all the best that Greece has to offer.
Discover Croatia

Discover Croatia

Croatia, a country of stupendous diversity and breathtaking beauty: embedded in a fascinating scenery of mountains, sea and countless islands, a rich array of unique sites and monuments stands witness to the country's position between north and south, east and west. Illyrian tribesmen, Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, Slavs, Venetians and Austro-Hungarians have all left their mark, creating a unique patchwork of monuments. What better way to see them than on a gulet cruise?
Escorted tours in Turkey

Escorted tours in Turkey

Steeped in history, Turkey never ceases to fascinate us. The country's vast cultural heritage ranges from some of the world's most ancient settlements to the splendours of Istanbul, from Hittite fortifications to Byzantine monasteries, from Greek and Roman cities to Ottoman palaces. Travel with us and be astonished by layers upon layers of history, peoples and cultures and experience traditional Turkish hospitality.
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Dodecanese Cruise Diary 2017 - Authentic Greek food on Leros

Dodecanese Cruise Diary 2017 – Authentic Greek food on Leros

“Cruising the Dodecanese” is Peter Sommer Travels’ last scheduled cruise in Greece in 2017. This year, to give an impression of the experience, we are providing a diary of sorts on our blog. Rather than describing every day in  detail (you can check our itineraries on www.petersommer.com for that), every day we will pick one...
Dodecanese Cruise Diary 2017 - Panteli on Leros

Dodecanese Cruise Diary 2017 – Panteli on Leros

“Cruising the Dodecanese” is Peter Sommer Travels’ last scheduled cruise in Greece in 2017. This year, to give an impression of the experience, we are providing a diary of sorts on our blog. Rather than describing every day in  detail (you can check our itineraries on www.petersommer.com for that), every day we will pick one...
Dodecanese Cruise Diary 2017 - Kos

Dodecanese Cruise Diary 2017 – Kos

“Cruising the Dodecanese” is Peter Sommer Travels’ last scheduled cruise in Greece in 2017. This year, to give an impression of the experience, we are providing a diary of sorts on our blog. Rather than describing every day in  detail (you can check our itineraries on www.petersommer.com for that), every day we will pick one...
Another thing: war and death in an early comic strip at Paros

Another thing: war and death in an early comic strip at Paros

“Another thing” is a series of occasional posts, each presenting a particularly interesting, beautiful or unusual object on display at one of the museums or sites on our tours. A large clay pot, bearing crude drawings, made from a clay slip painted onto the clay body, showing people hurting each other, accompanied by other scenes....
Meet our Team: Sophy Downes

Meet our Team: Sophy Downes

In our series of blog posts, we are getting up close and personal with the guides, the staff and other people you may know from Peter Sommer Travels’ website and brochures, and some whom you might never have heard about before. In our third instalment, we would like to introduce you to Sophy Downes. Sophy...
Exploring Crete 2017 Diary – Day 8: Sunset at Chalepa in Chania

Exploring Crete 2017 Diary – Day 8: Sunset at Chalepa in Chania

“Exploring Crete” is Peter Sommer Travels’ first scheduled tour in 2017. This year, to give an impression of the experience, we are providing a diary of sorts on our blog. Rather than describing every day in  detail (you can check our itineraries on www.petersommer.com for that), every day we will pick one image we took...
Exploring Crete 2017 Diary – Day 7: Ancient Olive Trees at Gortyna

Exploring Crete 2017 Diary – Day 7: Ancient Olive Trees at Gortyna

“Exploring Crete” is Peter Sommer Travels’ first scheduled tour in 2017. This year, to give an impression of the experience, we are providing a diary of sorts on our blog. Rather than describing every day in  detail (you can check our itineraries on www.petersommer.com for that), every day we will pick one image we took...
Exploring Crete 2017 Diary – Day 6: A Colourful Weaving at Voroi

Exploring Crete 2017 Diary – Day 6: A Colourful Weaving at Voroi

“Exploring Crete” is Peter Sommer Travels’ first scheduled tour in 2017. This year, to give an impression of the experience, we are providing a diary of sorts on our blog. Rather than describing every day in  detail (you can check our itineraries on www.petersommer.com for that), every day we will pick one image we took...
Exploring Crete 2017 Diary – Day 5: Roast Lamb in a Mountain Village

Exploring Crete 2017 Diary – Day 5: Roast Lamb in a Mountain Village

“Exploring Crete” is Peter Sommer Travels’ first scheduled tour in 2017. This year, to give an impression of the experience, we are providing a diary of sorts on our blog. Rather than describing every day in  detail (you can check our itineraries on www.petersommer.com for that), every day we will pick one image we took...
Exploring Crete 2017 Diary – Day 4: A Face in Siteia

Exploring Crete 2017 Diary – Day 4: A Face in Siteia

“Exploring Crete” is Peter Sommer Travels’ first scheduled tour in 2017. This year, to give an impression of the experience, we are providing a diary of sorts on our blog. Rather than describing every day in  detail (you can check our itineraries on www.petersommer.com for that), every day we will pick one image we took...
Exploring Crete 2017 Diary – Day 3: Vultures

Exploring Crete 2017 Diary – Day 3: Vultures

“Exploring Crete” is Peter Sommer Travels’ first scheduled tour in 2017. This year, to give an impression of the experience, we are providing a diary of sorts on our blog. Rather than describing every day in  detail (you can check our itineraries on www.petersommer.com for that), every day we will pick one image we took...
Exploring Crete 2017 Diary – Day 2: Trapeza Cave

Exploring Crete 2017 Diary – Day 2: Trapeza Cave

“Exploring Crete” is Peter Sommer Travels’ first scheduled tour in 2017. This year, to give an impression of the experience, we are providing a diary of sorts on our blog. Rather than describing every day in  detail (you can check our itineraries on www.petersommer.com for that), every day we will pick one image we took...