A mutli-award-winning travel company, Peter Sommer Travels specialises in expert-led cultural tours in Croatia, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Turkey and the UK.
In Feb 2016 and 2018 they received the Tour Operator of the Year Gold Award and in Feb 2017 and 2019 the Silver Award from AITO, the Association of Independent Tour Operators, the UK’s most prestigious and leading organisation for specialist tour operators. National Geographic have rated their trips one of the world’s ‘Top Ten Learning Holidays’.
The company was founded by Peter Sommer, an archaeologist and award-winning documentary filmmaker, who walked 2,000 miles across Turkey in 1994, retracing the route of Alexander the Great.
A small family run company, they offer a wide range of tours with various cultural themes – archaeology, history, food and walking. Itineraries include gulet cruises in Croatia, Greece, Italy and Turkey; family tours; gastronomic tours in Sicily and Turkey; city tours of Athens and Rome; cultural walking holidays and tours of destinations like Crete and the Peloponnese, Wessex and Hadrian’s
Wall. As well as scheduled tours they offer bespoke expert-led private gulet charters and land-based tours.