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Historical sites & holiday destinations

 

Stroll through ancient sites

Looking for a destination with a fascinating past? Discover the most beautiful historical destinations in the world with KLM. Stroll around ancient excavated villages in Europe. Or spend a few days with your children exploring the American Museum of Natural History in New York where evolution comes to life. History fascinates!

Historic treasures

From the kilometres-long Chinese Wall in China to the stone city of Petra in Jordan: the world is full of historical sites. Take Italy for example. Visit famous cities such as Pompeii, unearthed after years hidden under a layer of ash. Visit the Colosseum in Rome or admire the Spanish Steps. Would you like to learn more about the Mayan culture? Mexico offers a wealth of historical sites. Visit the city of Chitzen Itza, full of famous Mayan ruins. This is one of the 7 modern wonders of the world! Expect to be surprised: book a flight to some amazing historical destinations now!

Learn from history

There are also important sites around the world that show the dark side of history. Concentration camp Auschwitz in Poland is one of the most moving monuments remembering victims of World War 2. Words cannot express what happened here. Another chilling monument can be found at the Killing Fields in Cambodia where horrific cruelties took place not that long ago. Fortunately there are also less sombre monuments, such as the world-famous temple complex packed with history at Angkor Wat.

Flights to an impressive historical holiday

Looking for a cheap ticket to historical destinations? With KLM, your holiday begins the moment you step onboard. Your journey will fly by with your own entertainment set on intercontinental flights: free films, games and music. Enjoy our selection of snacks or a tasty dinner and drinks. Add in our many handy extra services (some available for a supplement) and you’ll be on holiday before you know it.

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History: all destinations

Rapid City EUR 670
Vitoria EUR 709
Rabat EUR 247
Sendai EUR 704
Xining EUR 766
Matsuyama EUR 700
Santo Domingo EUR 1024
Quebec EUR 632
Quito EUR 747
Seoul EUR 574
Quimper EUR 289
Thunder Bay EUR 599
Clermont-Ferrand EUR 297
Allentown EUR 755
Dothan EUR 817
Valencia EUR 141
Florence EUR 141
Albuquerque EUR 770
Juba EUR 1768
Albany, GA EUR 822
Guiyang EUR 663
Genoa EUR 180
Aberdeen EUR 171
Sukhothai EUR 579
Cuiaba EUR 879
Zhengzhou EUR 532
Istanbul EUR 161
Berlin EUR 151
Brest EUR 287
Recife EUR 831
Ho Chi Minh City EUR 656
Siem Reap EUR 910
Chattanooga EUR 750
Addis Ababa EUR 552
Elmira EUR 650
Bloemfontein EUR 648
Charlottesville EUR 750
Flint EUR 670
Shanghai EUR 512
Belfast EUR 191
Charleston, SC EUR 750
Shenyang EUR 528
Vilnius EUR 188
Paramaribo EUR 1199
Bangui EUR 1309
Xi An EUR 611
Huntsville EUR 750
Bangor EUR 655
Alexandria EUR 737
Green Bay EUR 670
Birmingham EUR 750
Grand Rapids EUR 670
San Jose EUR 743
Tallahassee EUR 750
Birmingham EUR 152
Tallinn EUR 188
Toulon EUR 318
San Jose EUR 823
Toulouse EUR 176
Bastia EUR 296
Chongqing EUR 611
Billings EUR 770
Greenville, SC EUR 750
Bilbao EUR 151
Bismarck EUR 797
Richmond EUR 801
Thessaloniki EUR 164
Conakry EUR 1016
Great Falls EUR 804
Cali EUR 688
Beijing EUR 515
Guatemala City EUR 806
Verona EUR 253
Figari EUR 346
Sao Luiz EUR 795
Bamako EUR 1084
Wuhan EUR 713
Madrid EUR 141
Newcastle EUR 166
Ajaccio EUR 346
Manaus EUR 967
Bologna EUR 141
Vientiane EUR 948
Bangalore EUR 464
Fukuoka EUR 616
Saginaw EUR 704
Cotonou EUR 1063
Sofia EUR 185
Luanda EUR 784
Nashville EUR 805
Almaty EUR 665
Alicante EUR 151
Southampton EUR 232
Algiers EUR 202
Muscat EUR 494
Leeds EUR 161
Turin EUR 180
Guayaquil EUR 724
Bordeaux EUR 231
Rennes EUR 291
Amman EUR 677
Mumbai/Bombay EUR 407
Amsterdam EUR 101
Boston EUR 526
Ningbo EUR 624
Larnaca EUR 310
Rome EUR 151
Memphis EUR 790
Nagoya EUR 634
Nagasaki EUR 700
Yerevan EUR 498
Mexico City EUR 877
Evansville EUR 670
Detroit EUR 647
Charleston, WV EUR 750
Lourdes EUR 292
Dublin EUR 138
Columbus, GA EUR 872
New Bern EUR 750
Durban EUR 555
Fayetteville, AR EUR 730
Managua EUR 825
Brunswick EUR 867
St Petersburg EUR 161
Tunis EUR 237
Palma de Mallorca EUR 268
Palermo EUR 252
Bremen EUR 211
Cartagena EUR 521
Bari EUR 182
Nampula EUR 1511
Bristol EUR 181
Brussels EUR 151
Phnom Penh EUR 786
Stuttgart EUR 141
Cancun EUR 703
Omaha EUR 730
Porto Alegre EUR 711
Lamezia-Terme EUR 259
Nouakchott EUR 859
Merida EUR 1195
Nanjing EUR 624
Milan EUR 140
Iasi EUR 321
Bucharest EUR 141
Cardiff EUR 381
Milwaukee EUR 670
Jeddah EUR 835
Lima EUR 742
Hanoi EUR 576
Athens EUR 151
Lisbon EUR 142
Harrisburg EUR 750
Atlanta EUR 697
Wichita EUR 730
Havana EUR 512
Strasbourg EUR 222
Appleton EUR 670
Pisa EUR 142
Scranton EUR 755
Kiev EUR 147
Washington EUR 595
Warsaw EUR 141
Panama City EUR 588
Lilongwe EUR 586
Osaka EUR 623
Kita Kyushu EUR 708
Moscow EUR 151
Fargo EUR 670
Fayetteville, NC EUR 750
Hartford/Springfield EUR 650
Lincoln EUR 764
Guadalajara EUR 1095
Lubumbashi EUR 853
Portland, ME EUR 650
Kumamoto EUR 700
Komatsu EUR 702
Lagos EUR 477
Venice EUR 141
Nantes EUR 245
Linköping EUR 190
Fort de France EUR 843
Marseille EUR 177
Columbus, MS EUR 817
Hiroshima EUR 702
New Orleans EUR 805
Dayton EUR 750
Johannesburg EUR 490
Edinburgh EUR 147
Lorient EUR 290
Monterrey EUR 988
Munich EUR 152
Hong Kong EUR 540
Cagliari EUR 224
Cairo EUR 623
Akron EUR 750
Sacramento EUR 750
Casablanca EUR 239
Joao Pessoa EUR 793
Cayenne EUR 1222
Montreal EUR 470
San Salvador EUR 810
Vigo EUR 289
San Antonio EUR 730
Savannah EUR 755
Helena EUR 837
Khartoum EUR 935
Yanji EUR 532
South Bend EUR 704
Bahrain EUR 708
Baku EUR 426
Xiamen EUR 652