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Expert-Led Archaeological & Cultural Tours & Gulet Cruises | Croatia, Greece, Italy, Turkey, United Kingdom, Ireland

Winner of Tour Operator of the Year Gold Award from the UK’s Association of Independent Tour Operators, Feb 2018.

Exploring Tours | Walking Tours | Family Tours | Food Tours | Private Tours | Private Charters in Croatia, Greece, Italy & Turkey | Gulets Cruises in Croatia, Greece, Turkey & Italy

Small-group archaeological & Cultural Tours.

Peter Sommer Travels is a UK-based tour operator specialising in expert-led cultural land tours, gulet cruises and private charters.

WIth an intimate knowledge of the countries explored - their geography, history, people and more –  Peter Sommer Travels has created a rich and varied collection of escorted small-group tours with a difference.

Since 1996, Peter Sommer Travels has been exploring the epic landscapes and incredible history of England, Wales, Ireland, Croatia, Greece, Italy and Turkey, from Walking Hadrian’s Wall to cruising the Amalfi coast and bay of Naples by gulet. Experience the glories of Roman fortresses, atmospheric abbeys and the most stunning castles. Sample the magnificent local produce in wonderful pubs and restaurants.

Attention to Detail

Peter Sommer Travels offers a select mix of small-group escorted tours, all of which have been carefully researched and meticulously planned.

“Fascinating, informative, amusing and memorable. An overall outstanding holiday” – Tony Graves, Australia.

The Personal Touch

Peter Sommer Travels strives for the very best in personal service and assures you of individual care and attention.

“The hospitality was exceptional, we felt like guests rather than customers.”

Expert Guides

You will experience the advantage of travelling with expert tour leaders, archaeologists and historians. As well as being extremely knowledgeable, they are also great communicators, passionate enthusiasts and friendly hosts.

Beautiful Boats

Cruise in hand-crafted traditional Turkish gulets of the highest standard: stylish and characterful, with modern conveniences plus friendly and experienced crews. Alongside the scheduled trips, Peter Sommer Travels offers expert-led gulet charters for private groups, large or small.

Small Groups

All tours are with small groups of like-minded people – typically between 10 and 14 on gulet tours and between 10 and 18 on land tours – travelling in an easy-going informal style.

Value for Money - No Surcharges

Tour prices include almost everything except airfares, and guests say they are great value for money. The old adage ‘you get what you pay for’ is especially true when it comes to holidays and adventure travel. Peter Sommer Travels does not levy surcharges for fluctuations in exchange rates or fuel prices or for any other reason. The price of the trip is the price you pay.

Responsible Travel

These tours are holidays with a cultural purpose, bringing economic benefits to local people and with minimum impact on the environment in accordance with a Responsible Travel policy.

Experience & Quality

Peter Sommer has been organising cultural tours since 1996 and aims to provide the very finest expert-led archaeological tours and gulet cruises.


  • Walking and Cruising Southern Dalmatia
  • Cruising the Coast of Dalmatia: Dubrovnik to Split & Reverse


  • Exploring Crete
  • Easter in Athens
  • Exploring the Peloponnese
  • Cruising to the Cyclades
  • Cruising the Aegean: From Kos to Patmos
  • Cruising the Aegean: From Kos to Patmos
  • Cruising the Dodecanese
  • Walking and Cruising the Dodecanese
  • Italy

    • A Gastronomic Tour of Sicily
    • Exploring Sicily
    • Exploring Rome
    • Cruising the Aeolian Islands
    • Cruising the Amalfi Coast


  • In the Footsteps of Alexander the Great: The Conquest of Asia Minor - Part One
  • Walking and Cruising Western Lycia
  • A Gastronomic Gulet Cruise
  • Cruising to Ephesus
  • Cruising the Carian Coast: From Mediterranean to Aegean
  • Cruising the Lycian Shore
  • Walking and Cruising the Lycian Shore

United Kingdom

  • Exploring Hadrian’s Wall
  • Exploring Wessex
  • Exploring Wales


  • Exploring Ireland

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