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Dear Vacations To Go Customer,
This week, I'll tell you about some of the world's famous ancient
that travelers can explore on guided tours and independent
vacation packages. Click the name of any attraction below to see a
could hold about 50,000 people in its prime, when it served as an
entertainment venue for gladiator contests, animal hunts, battle
re-enactments and other public spectacles. Completed more than 1,930
years ago, the Colosseum has survived vandalism, earthquakes and a fire.
It's an enduring symbol of the "Eternal City," linking modern Rome to
its imperial past.
for tours that visit Rome.
Explore the hallowed grounds of
and you might experience the same mystic energy that drew the Incas here
in the mid-15th century. This was considered a sacred city, built as a
tribute to ancient gods. The Incas felt close to their revered sun from
this vantage point, perched on the edge of a cliff high in the Peruvian
Andes. Today, visitors can walk among ruins shrouded by clouds and
for tours that visit Machu Picchu.
of Giza lie just outside Cairo. Each was built to house and preserve the
mummified body of a single pharaoh for eternity. The largest, the Great
Pyramid of Cheops, was completed around 2690 B.C. It stands 448 feet
tall and has a base that covers an area of 13 acres.
for tours that visit the Great Pyramids.
Historians still dispute the significance of
the mysterious stone circle built around 2500 B.C. in southern England.
Some think it's an ancient religious site used for celebrations or
sacrifice; others believe it's an early scientific endeavor, perhaps
used to study the movement of the stars. Whatever the reason, the
efforts behind its construction are impressive, as the stones are
thought to have been transported from miles away.
for tours that visit Stonehenge.
On August 24 in A.D. 79, Mount Vesuvius erupted in a violent fury. Hell
rained down for 19 hours, burying
Herculaneum and nearby villages under 75 feet of volcanic ash and
cinders. Pompeii remained lost for nearly 1,700 years before its
accidental discovery in the 18th century. Now, the excavated site, with
its beautifully preserved buildings, frescoes and mosaics, is a popular
tourist destination in southern Italy, not far from Naples.
for tours that visit Pompeii.
Surrounded by thick jungle in the northern Cambodian province of Siem
Angkor Archaeological Park
contains more than 1,000 temples. These include Angkor Wat, the best
preserved structure, and the Bayon temple, notable for the huge,
enigmatic faces of its stone facade. The site was the capital of the
Khmer Empire from the ninth to the 15th centuries and includes Hindu and
for tours that visit Angkor Archaeological Park.
More than 2,000 years ago, Arabs known as Nabataeans carved a city from
the dusky pink sandstone cliffs of southern Jordan. Excursions to
called the "rose-red city," typically take in the treasury, the
Roman-style amphitheater and the ancient tombs. The approach to Petra is
rather dramatic -- visitors must walk through a dark, narrow gorge
called the Siq -- about a mile long and, at some points, no more than 10
for tours that visit Petra.
A collection of classical Greek buildings awaits visitors who make their
way to the summit of the
in Athens. The most iconic sight here is the Parthenon, built to honor
the goddess Athena in the fifth century B.C. In addition to a good dose
of ancient Greek history, the site offers panoramic views of the modern
for tours that visit Athens.
Stroll down a marble street and admire what remains of the ancient city
in western Turkey. It contains both Greek and Roman architecture and was
the site of one of the original seven ancient wonders, the Temple of
Artemis. That temple no longer exists, but today, the most frequently
photographed sights include the two-tiered, columned facade of the
Library of Celsus, the Temple of Hadrian and the large outdoor theater.
for tours that visit Ephesus.
Here are this week's Top 10 Tours
. All prices are per person,
based on double occupancy, and subject to availability.
7 days with CIE Tours. Begins in Limerick and ends in Dublin. Save
Starting at $1,945. Departures from August 2, 2021 through
October 3, 2022.
The Loire Valley, a Royal Legacy
6 days with CroisiEurope. Begins and ends in Nantes. Save 15%.
Starting at $1,849. Departures from August 1, 2021 through October 29,
Greek Island Explorer
10 days with Costsaver. Begins and ends in Athens. Starting at $2,045.
Departures from June 19, 2021 through September 25, 2022.
Scots Irish Tour
11 days with CIE Tours. Begins in Edinburgh and ends in Shannon. Save
Starting at $2,495. Departures from August 1, 2021 through
October 16, 2022.
12 days with Trafalgar. Begins and ends in Zagreb. Save up to
. Starting at $2,706. Departures from September 18, 2021
through October 8, 2022.
American Parks Trail
8 days with Insight. Begins in Jackson Hole and ends in Denver. Save
up to 12.5%.
Starting at $3,032. Departures from July 21, 2021
through September 30, 2022.
8 days with Globus. Begins and ends in Reykjavik. Save $200 per
couple off the air-inclusive price of 2021 trips or save 10% off 2022
Starting at $3,499. Departures from July 4, 2021 through
September 25, 2022.
Southern Charms: Savannah, Charleston & Hilton Head
8 days with Tauck. Begins in Savannah and ends in Charleston. Starting
at $3,990. Departures from September 15, 2021 through September 29,
Columbia & Snake Rivers
8 days with American Cruise Lines. Travels between Clarkston and
Portland. Save up to $1,000 per couple.
Starting at $4,350.
Departures from June 6 through November 3, 2021.
Spain & Portugal In Style
13 days with Luxury Gold. Begins in Barcelona and ends in Madrid.
Starting at $5,508. Departs September 3 & 17 and
October 1, 2021.
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