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History and culture holidays

If you’re craving some culture for your next trip, be inspired by one of our culture heavy holiday destinations.

Get inspired and fly directly to one of our many rich cultural and historical destinations to explore ancient ruins and architecture, marvel at art and antiquity in museums and galleries, and immerse yourself in the captivating culture of some of the world’s oldest cities. Wander through the carved temples of Petra, walk down the steps of Old Town in Dubrovnik, or ride a camel to The Great Pyramid of Giza in Egypt.

For a cultural holiday that ignites the imagination, we have a range of historical destinations for you to explore. Plan your trip around local festivals to take in the authentic and colourful traditions of each city we fly to.

Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)
Abidjan has all the hallmarks of a winning destination – abundant cultural offerings, a vibrant music scene and a dynamic gourmet offering.
Ethiopia
From the moment your flight to Addis Ababa arrives, the city delivers in every sense.
Jordan
It doesn’t take visitors to Amman long to realise this is one of the Middle East’s friendliest cities.
Netherlands
Laidback and liberal, Amsterdam boasts a vibrant entertainment scene, vast green spaces, and some of the world's most famous museums.
Greece
Whether you want culture, relaxation or a mix of both, you can create your perfect itinerary in Athens.
New Zealand
A paradise for those who love the great outdoors, Auckland’s unique geography makes it a must-visit for any traveller.
Indonesia
The ultimate island paradise, visit Bali to explore pristine beaches surrounded by glittering seas, and dazzling paddy terraces interspersed with jungle.
Thailand
Travellers on flights to Bangkok can expect a city of contrasts; where skyscrapers and five-star hotels tower over ancient temples.
Spain
Can’t choose between a beach holiday and a city break? Hop on a flight to Barcelona and you’ll get both.
China
When you book flights to China you can expect mind-blowing food and a compelling mix of the ancient and modern.
Italy
Visit Bologna to experience a buzzy university town with energy to burn, architectural masterpieces and some of Italy’s best food.
United States
Boston is a potent mix of American history, working-class traditions and cutting-edge chic.
Belgium
You won’t find yourself short of things to do in Brussels, a city filled with distinguished architecture, legendary art museums and gorgeous eateries.
Hungary
Traditional attractions, a buzzing nightlife scene and a fascinating history ensure there are plenty of things to do in Budapest.
Argentina
Pack your dancing shoes for flights to Buenos Aires. History buffs, tango aficionados, art connoisseurs and architecture lovers won’t be disappointed.
Egypt
Flights to Cairo exhibit an elegant fusion of old and new: historical landmarks and modern architecture.
South Africa
From awe-inspiring beaches to five-star hotels, and gourmet cuisines to thrilling adventures, a visit to Cape Town won’t disappoint.
Morocco
A visit to the largest city in Morocco will reward you with interesting architecture and restaurants galore.
India
With its hot climate, fascinating culture and tasty cuisine, it should come as no surprise that Chennai is one of India’s most visited cities.
United States
Chicago is the type of city where you can go for a weekend or a month and you'll be enchanted either way.
Sri Lanka
There’s a lot to love about Sri Lanka’s capital city, Colombo.
Denmark
Copenhagen is a small city with a big reputation, which makes it perfect to explore at any pace.
India
Once flights to Delhi touch down, it doesn’t take long for the city’s vibrant spirit to charm its guests.
United Arab Emirates
In just over 40 years, Dubai has become the face of modernity – where architectural wonders preside over glittering seas and record-breaking malls.
Ireland
Dublin’s got so much history that you see it everywhere, from the eateries that date back centuries to the beautiful Trinity College.
Germany
From intimate streets to exciting, modern architectural developments, flights to Düsseldorf provide a fascinating peek into Germany.
Germany
There is no shortage of things to do in Frankfurt; a city that should be visited for its culture as much as its commerce.
Switzerland
A diplomatic hub, Geneva is also a magnet for tourists who come to explore this seat of power and its picturesque setting.
United Kingdom
Scotland is a country that certainly knows how to enjoy itself, and no city in Scotland knows how to enjoy itself more than Glasgow.
Germany
World class cuisine, history and a vibrant counter culture – to put it simply, Hamburg has something for all ages and tastes.
Vietnam
Hanoi, the bustling capital of Vietnam, is a draw for more reasons than can fit in this small space.
Vietnam
Sample street food, explore fascinating history and become swept away with the crowds, noise and life of Ho Chi Minh City.
Hong Kong, China
Visit Hong Kong to explore one of Asia’s most iconic and cosmopolitan destinations.
United States
Simultaneously a rodeo town, arts destination, space travel innovator and hip foodie destination, Houston is many things to its numerous visitors.
Türkiye
Visit Istanbul to discover an incredibly diverse destination – where age-old sites sit amidst bustling bazars and high-end restaurants.
Indonesia
With its diverse mix of cultures and cuisines, catching flights to Jakarta guarantees something for everyone.
India
Whilst Kochi is imbued with historical significance, there’s a modern side too – including one of the finest modern art scenes in India.
Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur isn't only the largest city in Malaysia, but one of the most exciting in the world.
Cyprus
Best known for its sunshine and sandy beaches, Larnaca also houses some fascinating historical attractions for those willing to explore.
Portugal
Visit Portugal’s capital to explore a destination that effortlessly blends fascinating, old-world charm with stunning modernity.
United Kingdom
Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, the London Underground – it’s no wonder London remains one of the world’s most sought-after travel destinations.
Angola
Visit Luanda to experience regeneration at its best – where the exotic has twinned with the beautiful to stunning effect.
France
Once one of France’s best-kept secrets, Lyon offers remarkable food, fantastic culture, gorgeous climate and fascinating history.
Spain
If you’re catching flights to Madrid, bring your appetite – it’s filled with art, architecture, atmosphere and amazing food.
Malta
Fly to Malta to discover a diverse travel destination imbued with both history and beauty.
United Kingdom
From world-changing history to ground-breaking music, visit Manchester to experience a city which never disappoints.
Australia
Anything goes in Melbourne, a city that effortlessly blends a cosmopolitan feel with a little bit of the Aussie outback.
Mexico
Flights to Mexico City take you on an adventure for the senses, with sights, sounds and tastes, both familiar and new.
Canada
This vibrant city is the largest in the French-speaking province of Quebec, located at the confluence of the St Lawrence and Ottawa Rivers.
Russia
The centuries-old capital of Russia was the heart of the Soviet Union. Yet whilst history abounds, Moscow also looks forward with charm and grace.
India
Twenty-first century Mumbai is a city of diversity and excitement, full of vibrant markets, colourful festivals, cricket and Bollywood glamour.
Germany
Not only does Munich boast more theatres and art galleries than any other city in Germany, it has some of the loveliest architecture too.
Oman
Oman has been a trading post for centuries, and today it’s a tourist magnet – attracting travellers with its gorgeous beaches and mountains.
United States
The Big Apple – where countless iconic landmarks, cultural cornerstones and foodie havens create one eclectic, heady mix.
United Kingdom
From its elegant architecture to its energetic nightlife, Newcastle upon Tyne is one of the UK’s most exciting cities.
Japan
Osaka houses more than enough luxury hotels, restaurants and other attractions to keep even the most itchy-footed of travellers entertained.
Norway
Oslo exemplifies Scandinavian cool, and its trendy neighbourhoods, faultless dining options and awe-inspiring architecture won’t disappoint.
France
One of the world’s most loved cities, explore Paris to enjoy architectural wonders, gourmet food and unparalleled artistic treasures.
Czech Republic
Prague’s exquisite beauty can be seen without entering a single attraction – it’s the gorgeous architecture and breath-taking views that enchant visitors.
Brazil
Chances are, from the moment your flight to Rio de Janeiro touches down, the fun will find you.
Italy
Whether your passion is paintings or pizza, Rome will have something to whet your appetite.
United States
San Francisco is a city full of contradictions, and that’s what makes it such an interesting travel destination.
Brazil
A visit to Brazil wouldn’t be complete without exploring São Paulo – a buzzing metropolis guaranteed to create an unforgettable impression.
United States
Surrounded by lush forests, Seattle is imbued with fantastic restaurants, sporting grounds and nightlife venues guaranteed to leave a lasting impression.
Korea, Republic of
South Korea might be known as the Land of the Morning Calm, but there’s nothing low-key about its buzzing capital.
China
The Pearl of the Orient, the Paris of the East – Shanghai’s many names reveal its status as one of Asia’s most exciting cities.
Singapore
Having reinvented itself as a buzzing metropolis, get ready for Singapore’s stunning architecture, natural beauty and countless culinary offerings.
Russia
Palaces and cathedrals, canals and bridges, art and caviar – flights to St Petersburg transport you to a dream city.
Sweden
There’s no doubt about it – the Swedish capital is one of the most beautiful cities in the world.
Australia
There’s no shortage of beauty in Sydney – from the Harbour Bridge and iconic Opera House to the verdant Royal Botanic Garden.
Taiwan, China
Flights to Taipei let you experience buzzing nightlife, exquisite restaurants and compulsive shopping in one of Asia’s most easy-going cities.
Israel
It’s true that flights to Tel Aviv bring you to a party destination by the sea. But that’s just one aspect of the city’s vibrant personality.
India
There’s more to Thiruvananthapuram than meets the eye; this city’s got personality and you’ll want to get to know it.
Japan
Tokyo’s pedestrian-filled intersections, neon-lit night scenes and themed eateries are legendary – as is this buzzing city’s contagious energy.
Canada
Big sights and great food will pull you in, but Toronto’s vibrant neighbourhoods and friendly locals will keep you coming back.
Tunisia
Tunis is a tranquil yet bustling city that packs a punch – visit to indulge in culture, hammams and astonishing cuisine.
Italy
There’s something effortlessly magical and romantic about Venice’s palazzo-lined canals, bridges, maze-like side streets and, of course, singing gondoliers.
Austria
In Vienna, a rich history and exciting future combine to make one fascinating destination.
Poland
Visit Warsaw to experience one of Europe’s most exciting up-and-coming cities.
United States
In a word, Washington D.C. is monumental – holding an important place in American history and teeming with iconic landmarks.
Switzerland
Beyond the banks, Zürich is the focal point for much of Switzerland’s art, music and opera. Visit to explore culture and stunning, natural beauty.