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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 889
Vitoria EUR 604
Rabat EUR 175
Sendai EUR 824
Xining EUR 609
Matsuyama EUR 786
Quebec EUR 406
Quito EUR 918
Seoul EUR 496
Thunder Bay EUR 466
Clermont-Ferrand EUR 102
Allentown EUR 730
Dothan EUR 886
Valencia EUR 119
Florence EUR 96
Albuquerque EUR 1043
Brindisi EUR 265
Juba EUR 1624
Albany, GA EUR 886
Guiyang EUR 506
Genoa EUR 100
Aberdeen EUR 151
Sukhothai EUR 647
Cuiaba EUR 775
Zhengzhou EUR 425
Istanbul EUR 160
Tirana EUR 259
Berlin EUR 99
Brest EUR 102
Recife EUR 771
Ho Chi Minh City EUR 653
Siem Reap EUR 910
Chattanooga EUR 826
Addis Ababa EUR 480
Elmira EUR 703
Bloemfontein EUR 1040
Charlottesville EUR 730
Flint EUR 888
Shanghai EUR 422
Belfast EUR 160
Charleston, SC EUR 826
Shenyang EUR 425
Vilnius EUR 227
Paramaribo EUR 725
Bangui EUR 840
Huntsville EUR 826
Xi An EUR 455
Bangor EUR 704
Alexandria EUR 956
Green Bay EUR 888
Birmingham EUR 826
Grand Rapids EUR 896
San Jose EUR 840
Tallahassee EUR 825
Birmingham EUR 99
Tallinn EUR 227
Toulon EUR 102
San Jose EUR 833
Toulouse EUR 102
Bastia EUR 141
Chongqing EUR 455
San Juan EUR 826
Billings EUR 1044
Greenville, SC EUR 826
Bilbao EUR 140
Bismarck EUR 798
Richmond EUR 731
Thessaloniki EUR 295
Conakry EUR 549
Great Falls EUR 1078
Cluj EUR 314
Cali EUR 882
Beijing EUR 412
Guatemala City EUR 829
Verona EUR 288
Figari EUR 182
Sao Luiz EUR 690
Bamako EUR 549
Wuhan EUR 531
Madrid EUR 99
Newcastle EUR 140
Ajaccio EUR 142
Manaus EUR 1011
Erie EUR 731
Bologna EUR 99
Vientiane EUR 892
Bangalore EUR 496
Fukuoka EUR 683
Saginaw EUR 922
Cotonou EUR 610
Sofia EUR 183
Luanda EUR 1407
Nashville EUR 826
Alicante EUR 181
Southampton EUR 140
Algiers EUR 159
Muscat EUR 398
Leeds EUR 150
Turin EUR 152
Guayaquil EUR 858
Trieste EUR 241
Bordeaux EUR 102
Rennes EUR 101
Split EUR 204
Amman EUR 521
Mumbai/Bombay EUR 447
Amsterdam EUR 99
Boston EUR 459
Ningbo EUR 485
Larnaca EUR 331
Rome EUR 99
Memphis EUR 956
Nagoya EUR 687
Nagasaki EUR 758
Yerevan EUR 375
Mexico City EUR 610
Evansville EUR 888
Detroit EUR 1008
Charleston, WV EUR 730
Vaxjo EUR 157
Dublin EUR 98
Columbus, GA EUR 937
New Bern EUR 819
Durban EUR 575
Fayetteville, AR EUR 735
Managua EUR 849
Brunswick EUR 937
St Petersburg EUR 210
Tunis EUR 147
Palma de Mallorca EUR 109
Palermo EUR 242
Bremen EUR 140
Cartagena EUR 951
Bari EUR 216
Nampula EUR 628
Zagreb EUR 144
Bristol EUR 151
Brussels EUR 141
Phnom Penh EUR 784
Stuttgart EUR 99
Cancun EUR 651
Omaha EUR 736
Porto Alegre EUR 605
Lamezia-Terme EUR 261
Nouakchott EUR 558
Merida EUR 693
Nanjing EUR 485
Milan EUR 99
Iasi EUR 365
Bucharest EUR 171
Cardiff EUR 150
Milwaukee EUR 896
Jeddah EUR 646
Lima EUR 799
Hanoi EUR 683
Athens EUR 149
Lisbon EUR 99
Harrisburg EUR 723
Atlanta EUR 998
Wichita EUR 729
Havana EUR 521
Appleton EUR 888
Pisa EUR 179
Scranton EUR 723
Kiev EUR 160
Washington EUR 618
Warsaw EUR 99
Panama City EUR 569
Lilongwe EUR 627
Osaka EUR 497
Kita Kyushu EUR 828
Ostrava EUR 334
Moscow EUR 175
Fargo EUR 888
Fayetteville, NC EUR 818
Hartford/Springfield EUR 710
Lincoln EUR 764
Guadalajara EUR 914
Lubumbashi EUR 829
Gdansk EUR 141
Portland, ME EUR 710
Kumamoto EUR 758
Komatsu EUR 788
Lagos EUR 610
Venice EUR 97
Nantes EUR 103
Linköping EUR 251
Marseille EUR 79
Chisholm EUR 1014
Columbus, MS EUR 886
Hiroshima EUR 758
New Orleans EUR 727
Dayton EUR 730
Johannesburg EUR 432
Edinburgh EUR 102
Monterrey EUR 928
Munich EUR 100
Hong Kong EUR 509
Cagliari EUR 221
Cairo EUR 297
Akron EUR 723
Sacramento EUR 960
Casablanca EUR 175
Joao Pessoa EUR 689
Cayenne EUR 551
Montreal EUR 398
San Salvador EUR 834
Vigo EUR 267
Krakow EUR 141
San Antonio EUR 736
Savannah EUR 826
Helena EUR 1112
Khartoum EUR 877
Yanji EUR 425
South Bend EUR 929
Bahrain EUR 440
Baku EUR 424
Vienna EUR 139
State College EUR 731
Xiamen EUR 472