Whether you’re seeking inspiration for your next trip or are just keen on browsing the most amazing places on the planet, our Top 10 Travel Guides will give you everything you need to go beyond the norm. Our ever-expanding list covers the key sites and tourist attractions, while also taking you that little bit further, to help you discover those fascinating places the standard travel guides ignore. Happy travelling! ...read more
A round up of history news stories that have been making the headlines. These history news stories cover all those items that feature news about historic sites and stories of archaeological and historical interest. If you know of a history news story which you think should be featured then you can e-mail us now.
New Ancient Site to open in Turkey
21st August 2012
Turkish authorities are soon to open a new archaeological park...read more
Looking for inspiration for your next city break? We’ve got a great selection of trip ideas and itineraries to help you explore some of the world’s most historic cities. Whether you’re deciding where to go or have a destination in mind and want to plan your activities, our historic city guides will give you fantastic ideas and helpful information. You can even save and print a free personalised pocket guide for selected featured...read more
Passionate about one particular period of history? If you want to explore the historic sites of the world according to a subject you love, then our subject features could inspire your travels. Whether you’re obsessed with Ancient Rome, mad for the Maya or nuts about the Normans, our feature guides can open your eyes to amazing historic sites from the period of history you love - you’ll want to start planning a trip straight away. ...read more
Seeking inspiration for your historical holiday? We’ll provide you with ideas, hints and tips to help you plan your perfect history tour. Whether you’re looking for a sunshine resort with interesting historic sites nearby or want to take an historic adventure that pushes the boundaries, we’ll help you plan your perfect historic holiday. Check out our historic holiday features now and start planning your future travels. ...read more
Uncover the hidden historic sites of the world and discover a hidden history ignored by the masses. Shunned by the guidebooks, ignored by the dazzling marketing campaigns and left untouched by the imposing tour buses, there’s a world full of hidden historic gems out there and we’ll help you discover them. Read our features focusing on the less-famous, less-visited but no less enthralling historic sites of the world.
In a brand new feature, Historvius catches up with historians, travel writers and those with a passion for the past to discuss visiting historic places, their travelling tips and all things history. You'll get their views on the best places to travel, how to keep a lid on a tight travel budget, the hidden historic gems they have discovered on their trips and their favourite periods of history. ...read more
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By Mike Lewis
We’ve had some great news here at Historvius HQ recently with the launch of Google’s ground-breaking new Field Trip app - which is now available to download for free from Google Play and the Apple App Store.
It’s an awesome new discovery engine which allows you to find fantastic places...read more
From frequently asked questions to contact information, you can find out more about Historvius.com and how it can help you plan your perfect historical holiday now. Our detailed site guide includes helpful information about uploading new historical sites, using Google Maps, adding your comments and images and using our free personalised itinerary planner tool. We also have information about the site and how to get in touch to share your thoughts...read more