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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 925
Vitoria EUR 634
Rabat EUR 243
Sendai EUR 507
Xining EUR 643
Matsuyama EUR 503
Santo Domingo EUR 637
Quebec EUR 477
Quito EUR 847
Seoul EUR 582
Thunder Bay EUR 532
Quimper EUR 248
Clermont-Ferrand EUR 225
Allentown EUR 849
Dothan EUR 952
Valencia EUR 180
Florence EUR 169
Albuquerque EUR 875
Juba EUR 1498
Albany, GA EUR 956
Genoa EUR 190
Guiyang EUR 540
Aberdeen EUR 139
Sukhothai EUR 638
Cuiaba EUR 803
Zhengzhou EUR 518
Istanbul EUR 139
Berlin EUR 140
Brest EUR 246
Recife EUR 857
Ho Chi Minh City EUR 595
Siem Reap EUR 849
Chattanooga EUR 885
Addis Ababa EUR 742
Elmira EUR 795
Bloemfontein EUR 605
Charlottesville EUR 845
Flint EUR 885
Shanghai EUR 481
Belfast EUR 189
Charleston, SC EUR 885
Shenyang EUR 515
Vilnius EUR 184
Paramaribo EUR 794
Bangui EUR 1357
Huntsville EUR 885
Xi An EUR 488
Bangor EUR 799
Alexandria EUR 952
Green Bay EUR 885
Birmingham EUR 889
Grand Rapids EUR 889
San Jose EUR 535
Tallahassee EUR 885
Birmingham EUR 149
Tallinn EUR 185
Toulon EUR 306
San Jose EUR 692
Toulouse EUR 135
Bastia EUR 235
Chongqing EUR 488
Billings EUR 875
Greenville, SC EUR 889
Bilbao EUR 160
Bismarck EUR 982
Richmond EUR 849
Thessaloniki EUR 238
Conakry EUR 586
Great Falls EUR 909
Cluj EUR 287
Cali EUR 930
Beijing EUR 502
Guatemala City EUR 744
Verona EUR 262
Figari EUR 234
Sao Luiz EUR 689
Bamako EUR 806
Wuhan EUR 466
Madrid EUR 139
Newcastle EUR 169
Ajaccio EUR 239
Manaus EUR 832
Bologna EUR 139
Vientiane EUR 832
Bangalore EUR 512
Fukuoka EUR 424
Saginaw EUR 919
Cotonou EUR 612
Sofia EUR 203
Luanda EUR 755
Nashville EUR 889
Almaty EUR 614
Alicante EUR 150
Southampton EUR 229
Algiers EUR 179
Muscat EUR 428
Leeds EUR 179
Turin EUR 159
Guayaquil EUR 847
Trieste EUR 228
Rennes EUR 249
Bordeaux EUR 180
Amman EUR 397
Mumbai/Bombay EUR 481
Amsterdam EUR 98
Boston EUR 448
Ningbo EUR 478
Larnaca EUR 354
Rome EUR 139
Memphis EUR 849
Nagoya EUR 438
Nagasaki EUR 503
Yerevan EUR 229
Mexico City EUR 875
Evansville EUR 885
Detroit EUR 582
Charleston, WV EUR 845
Lourdes EUR 251
Dublin EUR 139
Columbus, GA EUR 1006
New Bern EUR 885
Durban EUR 513
Fayetteville, AR EUR 875
Managua EUR 725
Brunswick EUR 1002
St Petersburg EUR 170
Tunis EUR 209
Palma de Mallorca EUR 230
Palermo EUR 229
Cartagena EUR 696
Bari EUR 140
Nampula EUR 674
Zagreb EUR 149
Bristol EUR 159
Brussels EUR 140
Phnom Penh EUR 842
Cancun EUR 743
Omaha EUR 915
Porto Alegre EUR 601
Lamezia-Terme EUR 237
Nouakchott EUR 616
Merida EUR 1406
Nanjing EUR 478
Milan EUR 139
Iasi EUR 312
Bucharest EUR 139
Cardiff EUR 229
Milwaukee EUR 889
Jeddah EUR 657
Lima EUR 717
Hanoi EUR 615
Athens EUR 139
Lisbon EUR 138
Harrisburg EUR 845
Atlanta EUR 692
Wichita EUR 915
Havana EUR 557
Strasbourg EUR 139
Appleton EUR 885
Scranton EUR 849
Kiev EUR 175
Washington EUR 566
Warsaw EUR 139
Panama City EUR 522
Lilongwe EUR 581
Osaka EUR 431
Kita Kyushu EUR 586
Ostrava EUR 332
Moscow EUR 160
Fargo EUR 925
Fayetteville, NC EUR 885
Hartford/Springfield EUR 799
Lincoln EUR 949
Guadalajara EUR 1028
Lubumbashi EUR 773
Portland, ME EUR 795
Kumamoto EUR 503
Komatsu EUR 505
Lagos EUR 550
Venice EUR 139
Nantes EUR 79
Linköping EUR 149
Fort de France EUR 517
Marseille EUR 164
Columbus, MS EUR 952
Hiroshima EUR 505
New Orleans EUR 849
Dayton EUR 845
Johannesburg EUR 448
Edinburgh EUR 149
Lorient EUR 248
Monterrey EUR 920
Hong Kong EUR 422
Cagliari EUR 238
Cairo EUR 284
Akron EUR 845
Casablanca EUR 159
Sacramento EUR 939
Cayenne EUR 1029
Joao Pessoa EUR 718
Montreal EUR 470
Vigo EUR 266
San Salvador EUR 748
San Antonio EUR 915
Savannah EUR 889
Helena EUR 942
Khartoum EUR 713
Yanji EUR 518
South Bend EUR 919
Bahrain EUR 478
Baku EUR 446
Vienna EUR 136
Xiamen EUR 456