AIA Tours
Small-Ship Cruising with the AIA

Our February newsletter is dedicated to our variety of small ships and their
outstanding cruise itineraries.

In 2014, you can enjoy the comfort and convenience of cruising with the AIA from one historic port to another, and unpacking only once. A selection of our Mediterranean, Adriatic, and Black Sea cruises follows, but more (and all of our land tours) are online at
Featured Cruise



September 2014


Join archaeologist Joan Breton Connelly for a seven-night cruise aboard the original, four-masted, 32-cabin
Sea Cloud. Embark this peerless yacht, the epitome of sea-going luxury and sophistication, in Istanbul and cruise to Troy, Assos, Philippi, Vergina, and Athens (for Marathon and Sounion). Stay on for an optional extension in Athens, specially designed with Prof. Connelly.  Learn more...
Additional Cruises



May 2014


In Athens, embark the 25-cabin Harmony V for a seven-night cruise along the stunning coast of the Peloponnese. Explore ancient Mycenae, Monemvasia, Mystra, Olympia, Delphi, and more, with two archaeologists: Drs. Mary Voyatzis and David Romano.

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May or October 2014


Book by March 25th and save $500 per person! This is an opportunity to savor TWO superlative experiences: discovering magnificent Sarajevo and exploring the sublime coast of Croatia and Montenegro aboard the elegant, 50-cabin, all-suite Corinthian in the company of archaeologist Jodi Magness (May) or Andrew Moore (Oct.).

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June 2014


Take a fascinating, seven-day cruise aboard the beautiful, 36-cabin Variety Voyager with archaeologist Roderick McIntosh. Explore ancient Greco-Roman, Punic, and Carthaginian sites including fabled Carthage; Malta's complex site of Tas-Silg (by special permission); Sicily's Selinunte, Erice, and Segesta; and the Phoenician/Punic ruins of Sulci, Sardinia.

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September 2014


Join archaeologist Kathleen Lynch aboard the 350-guest Aegean Odyssey, making stops in Turkey, Georgia, Russia, Ukraine, and Bulgaria. Delve into ancient, medieval, and modern history with visits to Greek ruins, Byzantine churches, and Tartar and Russian palaces; includes two pre-cruise nights in glorious Istanbul.

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September 2014


Even if you have been to Italy before, this is a "can't miss" experience: enjoy two nights at a luxurious Rome hotel and seven nights aboard the beautiful, 36-cabin Variety Voyager. In the company of archaeologist Albert Leonard, Jr., cruise to volcanoes, islands of unparalleled beauty, and ancient Greco-Roman and medieval ruins amid spectacular landscapes.

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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.