Tour Operator of the Year Silver Award 2018 – AITO (Assoc. of Independent Tour Operators)
Tour Operator of the Year Gold Award 2017 – AITO (Assoc. of Independent Tour Operators)
Tour Operator of the Year Silver Award 2016 – AITO (Assoc. of Independent Tour Operators)
Tour Operator of the Year Gold Award 2015 – AITO (Assoc. of Independent Tour Operators)
One of the world’s “Top Ten Learning Retreats” – National Geographic Traveller
An award-winning family-run travel company, Peter Sommer Travels, offers expert-led archaeological and cultural tours for small groups. In the past four years, we have won the UK’s Tour Operator of the Year Gold award twice and the Silver award twice.
We offer cultural vacations and holidays - primarily gulet cruises - with a professional and above all personal touch. On our escorted tours in Croatia, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Turkey and the UK, we take only small groups (some as small as a maximum of 10 guests) of like-minded people, travelling in an easy-going, informal style. Our carefully crafted journeys will take you to some of the world’s best preserved Greek and Roman ruins, with a friendly and knowledgeable expert guide ready to bring their history to life.
The guides who lead our escorted holidays in Croatia, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Turkey and the UK, are true specialists - archaeologists, historians and travel writers - natural enthusiasts steeped in Croatian, Greek, Sicilian and Turkish history and culture. We choose our tour guides not just because they are extremely knowledgeable, but because they are great communicators and friendly hosts.
Cruising the Dalmatian Coast: from Sibenik to Zadar offers an astonishing historical and cultural tour of one of Croatia's most diverse coastal regions, an area rich in verdant landscapes and spark...
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For more than 2,000 years Alexander the Great has excited the imagination of people around the globe.
Join us on an exploration of the raw beauty and richly-layered history of this most distinctive English region.
Cruising the Carian Coast: from Mediterranean to Aegean offers a marvellous combination of superb archaeological sites and a remarkably beautiful maritime landscape - a stretch of Turkey's Turquois...
Cruising the Dalmatian Coast: from Dubrovnik to Split is a spectacular tour, offering the same combination of experiences that has become the hallmark of Peter Sommer Travels' gulet cruises elsewhe...
Our first Welsh tour tells the unique story of south and west Wales, lands with a long and complex history of invasion, accommodation, resistance and conquest, through all of which distinct local f...
Wessex: close to our home base, and close to our hearts.
Cruising the Dalmatian Coast: from Split to Dubrovnik is a spectacular tour, offering the same combination of experiences that has become the hallmark of Peter Sommer Travels' gulet cruises elsewhe...