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


Septimius Severus in Scotland: The Northern Campaigns of the First Hammer of the Scots

1 April 2020

                                                                                by Dr Simon Elliott


In 2018, Greenhills Books published my third – and my best-selling – book to date. This covered the amazing story of the AD 209 and AD 210 campaigns in Scotland of Septimius Severus, when the great warrior emperor led a force of 50,000 legionaries and…

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Ultimate Ancient Road Trips

27 March 2020

Following on from the success of its cruises, Andante is introducing a series of new itineraries where the conduits are important ancient roads instead of rivers or the Mediterranean. Journeying across these ancient arteries brings antiquity to life both in the sense that we are able to relive famous events…

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"Roman Britain and Where to Find it" by Denise Allen

25 March 2020

"Denise and Mike met on an Andante Travels tour to Pompeii and the Bay of Naples. Mike had been looking for this book in vain, so we decided to write it." 

So begins the acknowledgements page of our brand-new book, ‘Roman Britain and Where to Find It’, a guide to…

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Make lasting memories on a unique winter escape

25 March 2020

Better weather? Quieter sites? Wanting to avoid the Christmas chores? A winter escape might just be on the cards – and we have a fantastic selection of archaeological and cultural adventures to choose from. 

Embark upon an ancient world adventure to a renowned archaeological site at a time of year…

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If We Can't Take You To The World, We'll Bring The World To You

19 March 2020

Dear Andante Travellers, 

We know these are uncertain and very strange times, and in times like this distractions are often welcome. However, as an Andante guest, we know you'll be looking for something more than empty entertainment. So, with this in mind, we have rounded up a selection of ways…

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Save Up To £250pp On Our UK & Ireland 2020 Tours

17 March 2020

When an archaeological or historical site is within easy reach, it's easy to think, "Oh, I'll get around to visiting it eventually". Why not make the eventually now? We understand that you might be hesitant to travel too far at the moment, which is why we have decided to shine…

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Help us to win with a vote!

4 March 2020

It's that time of year again - awards season is upon us! We are excited to see what the rest of 2020 holds and wanted to kick things off by asking if you'd please consider voting for Andante Travels to win at the Silver Travel Awards. This is the awards'…

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