AIA Tours
Last Chance!
  • Pyramids and Temples of  the Yucatan
  • Jungle Kingdoms of the Ancient Maya  
Small-Ship Cruising in Spring:
  • Treasures of Japan with South Korea
  • Treasures of Catalonia, Rousillon, Languedoc & Provence
  • From Las Ramblas of Barcelona to the Walls of Dubrovnik
Save the Date:
  • Central Asia 
  • China
  • Peru
  • Mediterranean    
Paul Bahn

Paul Bahn, AIA lecturer/host for Prehistoric Cave Art of Spain and France


Virginia Miller, AIA lecturer/host for Pyramids and Temples of the Yucatan
Featured LAND Journey

Prehistoric Cave Art of Spain and France 

September 2013

Discover the most famous, and arguably the greatest, prehistoric cave art in the world all on this one tour in northern Spain and southern France. Travel and learn with world-renowned prehistoric art expert Paul Bahn. Visit superb archaeological, ethnographic, and art museums, plus charming medieval villages and cities; and enjoy wonderful food, fine wines, and excellent hotels. We can accommodate a maximum of twenty AIA travelers on this program, so we urge you to act soon! Learn more...

Last Chance!
These are winter escapes par excellence: Choose from two well-paced, in-depth land tours, featuring 3-night stays at Chichen Itza, Uxmal, Tikal, and Copan. Travel and learn with a Maya expert and a professional local guide/tour manager.
Pyramids and Temples of
the Yucatan
January 15-24, 2013


Join our nine travelers on this 10-day luxury holiday with excellent haciendas and hotels and the best-paced itinerary available to see the sun-drenched Yucatan peninsula's ancient sites, traditional Maya villages, and colonial architecture.
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Jungle Kingdoms of
the Ancient Maya
January 26-February 8, 2013


Venture into the rainforest on this 14-day adventure to explore ancient Maya sites in Mexico, Guatemala, and Honduras with our 17 travelers. Marvel at fabulous sites and stay at comfortable hotels and remote jungle lodges.
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Small-Ship Cruising in Spring

The Torii of Itsukushima   

Treasures of Japan with South Korea

May 2013


Cruise through Japan's Inland Sea, including two days in South Korea, aboard the elegant, 64-cabin Clipper Odyssey with a team of onboard experts, including our Asian art historian. Trace the dramatic Japanese coastline and discover for yourself exquisite cultural landmarks, endless natural beauty, and time-honored traditions in this well-balanced look at a multi-faceted land. Meet gracious locals, and wander colorful markets, ancient village alleyways, and the kinds of landscapes and gardens immortalized by Japanese painters.
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Treasures of Catalonia, Rousillon, Languedoc & Provence

May 2013


"Undiscovered" Mediterranean ports, towns, villages, and sites are the main focus of this cruise with our archaeologist aboard the 50-cabin, all-suite Corinthian. Highlights include Catalonia's Tarragona, one of the most prominent and cultured cities of Roman Spain; France's Roussillon region, which was a favorite destination for artists in the early part of the 20th century; Languedoc, the ancient dominion of Roman Gallia Narbonensis, now covered in luscious vineyards; and the Gallo-Roman monuments of Nīmes in Provence.
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Dubrovnik, Croatia

From Las Ramblas of Barcelona to the Walls of Dubrovnik

June 2013


Join the President of the AIA on this glorious voyage aboard the 50-cabin, all-suite Corinthian, cruising from Spain to Croatia. Along the way, visit the Balearic Island of Menorca, Spain; the islands of Sardinia and Malta, with their intriguing, enigmatic prehistoric monuments; Albania's UNESCO World Heritage site of Butrint; the enchanting town of Kotor, Montenegro; and more! You will not only see some of the loveliest regions of the Mediterranean but also experience them in a new way.
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Save the Date!
Central Asia
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The Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) is the oldest and largest archaeological organization in North America. The AIA seeks to educate people of all ages about the significance of archaeological discovery. For more than a century the AIA has been dedicated to the encouragement and support of archaeological research and publication, and to the protection of the world's archaeological resources and cultural heritage. By traveling on an AIA Tour you directly support the AIA while personally gaining the benefit of the AIA's network of scholars and worldwide contacts.