Archaeology

An interest in archaeology often goes hand in hand with an interest in geology and paleontology, all three are study of the past. While our tours a primarily about geology the tours below feature a significant amount of archaeology too.

The following trips feature Archaeology:

England & Wales

Jurassic Coast  & the Complete Geological Timescale  -Visits Stonehenge World Heritage Site, Blaenavon World Heritage Site, the Castles and Town Walls of Edward in Gwynedd World World Heritage Site, and the Great Orme prehistoric copper mine.

Italy

The Classic Volcanoes - Visits the Roman ruins of Pompeii, Herculaneum and the Temple of Serapsis.

MOROCCO

The Trilobite's Sahara Kingdom - visits the Medina of Marrakesh World Heritage Site, and the Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou World Heritage Site which is an 11th century fortified village.

Namibia

A Geological Safari - Visits the Twyfelfontein World Heritage Site, where 4000-8000 year old rock engravings are seen.

Oman

Ocean Crust and Mountains of Mantle  - Visits the Al Ayn World Heritage Site, where are 21 Bronze Age tombs are seen,  the Falaj Daris World Heritage Site, which is a 2000 year old irrigation system, Bahla Fort World Heritage Site (12th-15th century), and Neolithic rock engravings at Hasat Bin Salt (Coleman's Rock).

SCOTLAND

The Birth of Geology - visits Ardveck Castle and the archaeological landscape around the village of Clachtoll


A photograph of Stonehenge on GeoWorld Travel's geology of southern Britain tour
Stonehenge on our geology of England & Wales tour
A photograph of archaeologist Abby Cresswell explaing the archaeology of Pompeii on GeoWorld Travel's geology of Italy tour
Archaeologist Abby Cresswell explains the archaeology of Pompeii on our geology of Italy tour