• 11 Aug 2017
    What We're Reading: Part I

    What We're Reading: Part I

    Historical Trips are very lucky in that we have a fantastic range of Guide Lecturers, all experts in their field and all able to convey their knowledge and passion for their subject when on tour. In addition to this, nearly all have committ…

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  • 28 Jul 2017
    Languedoc: Cathars & Crusaders

    Languedoc: Cathars & Crusaders

    I have just returned from a recce with Dr Sophie Ambler for our 2018 tour, “Languedoc – Cathars and Crusaders”, and what a tour it promises to be! Based in the fabulous locations of Toulouse, Carcassonne and Couiza, it is…

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  • 22 Jun 2017
    Duce! — The Rise and Fall of Italian Fascism

    Duce! — The Rise and Fall of Italian Fascism

    Led by Historical Trips co-founder Nigel Jones, this pioneering tour promises a penetrating and eye-opening overview of one of the 20th century's most controversial and notorious leaders, the state he created, and the lasting legacy he left…

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  • 09 Jun 2017
    Umbria with Dr Sophie Ambler: A Private Group Tour

    Umbria with Dr Sophie Ambler: A Private Group Tour

    A small, private group has just returned from Umbria after a fantastic week with Guide Lecturer, Dr Sophie Ambler. Based in fabulous hotels in Orvieto and Spello, they explored Umbria’s stunning hilltop towns with their cathedrals, ch…

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  • 12 May 2017
    May 1940: Part 2

    May 1940: Part 2

    Churchill became Prime Minister on May 10, 1940 against the backdrop of a rapidly developing military and political crisis in Western Europe. The Germans invaded Belgium and Holland on May 10 and crossed the Meuse at Sedan on May 13. It wa…

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