Escorted Tours in Europe & Asia

At Peter Sommer Travels, we specialise in small group expert-led archaeological and cultural tours (max 10-18 people) in six different countries: Croatia, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Turkey and the UK.

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Types of Escorted Tours

Our tours comprise of land-based trips as well as gulet cruises in different parts of the Mediterranean aboard traditional Turkish gulets. Below is our current schedule of escorted tours and gulet cruises. Many of our cultural adventures book up many months in advance, so we recommend booking your places early!

A long established tour operator (Peter led his first historical Turkey tour in 1996), we have assembled a team of leading experts and specialists to lead our cultural holidays and archaeological tours. We offer a wide range of escorted tours in Europe and Asia typically from the spring through the autumn: from adventure family holidays to gastronomic tours and walking vacations.

In addition to our scheduled trips (below), we also design bespoke private tours on land as well as gulet charters. If one of our escorted tours is full or there is a particular itinerary you’d like us to create, or you have any questions about our escorted holidays or anything else, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Escorted Tours

Escorted Tours in Croatia - 2024

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Croatia Cruising the Dalmatian Coast: from Šibenik to Zadar

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Croatia Cruising the Dalmatian Coast: from Split to Dubrovnik

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Croatia A Gastronomic Gulet Cruise in Croatia

Escorted Tours in Croatia - 2025

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Croatia Cruising the Dalmatian Coast: from Dubrovnik to Split

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Croatia Cruising the Dalmatian Coast: from Šibenik to Zadar

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Croatia Cruising the Dalmatian Coast: from Šibenik to Zadar

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Croatia Cruising the Dalmatian Coast: from Šibenik to Zadar

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Croatia Cruising the Dalmatian Coast: from Split to Dubrovnik

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Croatia A Gastronomic Gulet Cruise in Croatia

Escorted Tours in Greece - 2024

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Greece Cruising the Aegean: From Kos to Patmos

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Greece Cruising to the Cyclades

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Greece Cruising to the Cyclades

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Greece Exploring the Peloponnese

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Greece Exploring Crete Tour: Archaeology, Nature and Food

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Greece Exploring Crete Tour: Archaeology, Nature and Food

Escorted Tours in Greece - 2025

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Greece Exploring Crete Tour: Archaeology, Nature and Food

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Greece Easter in Athens

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Greece Exploring Crete Tour: Archaeology, Nature and Food

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Greece Exploring the Peloponnese

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Greece Exploring Macedonia

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Greece Cruising the Dodecanese

Escorted Tours in Italy - 2024

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Sicily A Gastronomic Tour of Sicily

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Sicily A Gastronomic Tour of Sicily

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Italy Exploring Rome

Escorted Tours in Italy - 2025

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Sicily Exploring Sicily

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Sicily Exploring Sicily

Escorted Tours in Sicily - 2024

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Sicily A Gastronomic Tour of Sicily

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Sicily A Gastronomic Tour of Sicily

Escorted Tours in Sicily - 2025

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Sicily Exploring Sicily

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Sicily Exploring Sicily

Escorted Tours in Turkey - 2024

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Turkey Cruising the Carian Coast - from Mediterranean to Aegean

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Turkey Cruising the Lycian Shore

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Turkey Cruising to Ephesus

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Turkey Cruising to Ephesus

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Turkey A Gastronomic Gulet Cruise in Turkey

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Turkey Cruising Western Lycia

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Turkey Walking and Cruising the Carian Coast

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Turkey Walking and Cruising the Lycian Shore

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Turkey Walking and Cruising Western Lycia

Escorted Tours in Turkey - 2025

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Turkey Exploring Aegean Turkey

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Turkey Walking and Cruising the Carian Coast

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Turkey Walking and Cruising Western Lycia

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Turkey Cruising to Ephesus

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Turkey A Gastronomic Gulet Cruise in Turkey

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Turkey Cruising the Lycian Shore

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Turkey Cruising the Carian Coast - from Mediterranean to Aegean

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Turkey Cruising to Ephesus

Escorted Tours in UK - 2025

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UK Exploring Hadrian's Wall: Romans, Reivers and Romantics

Other Escorted Tour Itineraries


We change our guided archaeological tours and gulet cruising itineraries on an annual basis. Below, you can see examples of other trips we have offered previously. If there is a particular escorted holiday you would like to do, get in touch! One of our team of expert archaeologist tour leaders will be delighted to accompany you.

We also create tailor-made archaeological tours for small groups. If you would like to explore one of our destinations in the company of an archaeologist or historian, we’ll be delighted to work with you to develop an escorted tour that fits your wishes.

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Accreditations

AITO Tour Operator of the Year 2015 Gold Award AITO Tour Operator of the Year 2017 Gold Award AITO Tour Operator of the Year 2018 Silver Award AITO Tour Operator of the Year 2019 Silver Award Best Travel Company for Arts and Culture Holidays Silver British Travel Award 2022 Member of AITO The Specialist Travel Association Member of ABTA the Association of British Travel Agents Member of ASTA The American Society of Travel Advisors Member of ABTOI the Association of British Travel Organisers to Italy

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Escorted Tours