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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 883
Vitoria EUR 839
Rabat EUR 378
Sendai EUR 709
Xining EUR 768
Matsuyama EUR 665
Santo Domingo EUR 724
Quebec EUR 576
Quito EUR 851
Seoul EUR 500
Thunder Bay EUR 509
Clermont-Ferrand EUR 150
Allentown EUR 804
Dothan EUR 880
Valencia EUR 119
Florence EUR 129
Albuquerque EUR 928
Brindisi EUR 174
Juba EUR 1357
Albany, GA EUR 886
Genoa EUR 119
Guiyang EUR 683
Aberdeen EUR 199
Sukhothai EUR 752
Cuiaba EUR 1009
Zhengzhou EUR 563
Istanbul EUR 149
Tirana EUR 206
Berlin EUR 99
Brest EUR 256
Recife EUR 840
Ho Chi Minh City EUR 554
Siem Reap EUR 810
Chattanooga EUR 813
Addis Ababa EUR 758
Elmira EUR 858
Bloemfontein EUR 914
Charlottesville EUR 798
Flint EUR 883
Shanghai EUR 616
Belfast EUR 109
Charleston, SC EUR 813
Shenyang EUR 539
Vilnius EUR 171
Paramaribo EUR 750
Bangui EUR 1054
Huntsville EUR 813
Xi An EUR 631
Bangor EUR 864
Alexandria EUR 950
Green Bay EUR 883
Grand Rapids EUR 883
Birmingham EUR 813
San Jose EUR 903
Graz EUR 160
Tallahassee EUR 813
Birmingham EUR 99
Tallinn EUR 190
Toulon EUR 316
San Jose EUR 589
Toulouse EUR 100
Bastia EUR 295
Chongqing EUR 613
San Juan EUR 918
Billings EUR 928
Greenville, SC EUR 813
Bilbao EUR 99
Richmond EUR 798
Bismarck EUR 965
Conakry EUR 945
Great Falls EUR 962
Cluj EUR 277
Beijing EUR 550
Guatemala City EUR 585
Verona EUR 121
Figari EUR 274
Sao Luiz EUR 925
Bamako EUR 1195
Wuhan EUR 672
Madrid EUR 99
Newcastle EUR 129
Ajaccio EUR 294
Manaus EUR 924
Erie EUR 804
Bologna EUR 149
Vientiane EUR 902
Bangalore EUR 460
Fukuoka EUR 544
Saginaw EUR 917
Cotonou EUR 1241
Sofia EUR 217
Luanda EUR 502
Nashville EUR 813
Almaty EUR 639
Alicante EUR 119
Southampton EUR 99
Algiers EUR 209
Muscat EUR 477
Leeds EUR 109
Turin EUR 129
Guayaquil EUR 878
Trieste EUR 151
Rennes EUR 149
Bordeaux EUR 100
Split EUR 107
Amman EUR 390
Mumbai/Bombay EUR 470
Boston EUR 537
Ningbo EUR 739
Rome EUR 109
Memphis EUR 1083
Nagoya EUR 563
Nagasaki EUR 631
Yerevan EUR 339
Mexico City EUR 630
Evansville EUR 883
Detroit EUR 1124
Charleston, WV EUR 798
Lourdes EUR 261
Dublin EUR 98
Columbus, GA EUR 936
New Bern EUR 813
Durban EUR 657
Fayetteville, AR EUR 898
Managua EUR 611
Brunswick EUR 930
St Petersburg EUR 209
Tunis EUR 248
Palma de Mallorca EUR 184
Palermo EUR 150
Bremen EUR 99
Cartagena EUR 687
Bari EUR 130
Nampula EUR 1004
Zagreb EUR 129
Bristol EUR 99
Brussels EUR 99
Phnom Penh EUR 684
Stuttgart EUR 99
Cancun EUR 586
Omaha EUR 898
Porto Alegre EUR 840
Lamezia-Terme EUR 158
Nouakchott EUR 959
Merida EUR 658
Nanjing EUR 703
Milan EUR 99
Iasi EUR 302
Bucharest EUR 139
Cardiff EUR 129
Milwaukee EUR 883
Jeddah EUR 832
Lima EUR 749
Hanoi EUR 599
Athens EUR 149
Lisbon EUR 148
Harrisburg EUR 798
Atlanta EUR 1069
Wichita EUR 898
Havana EUR 583
Strasbourg EUR 150
Appleton EUR 883
Scranton EUR 804
Kiev EUR 169
Washington EUR 708
Warsaw EUR 158
Panama City EUR 688
Lilongwe EUR 947
Osaka EUR 549
Kita Kyushu EUR 712
Ostrava EUR 285
Moscow EUR 259
Fargo EUR 883
Fayetteville, NC EUR 813
Hartford/Springfield EUR 858
Lincoln EUR 932
Guadalajara EUR 1196
Gdansk EUR 109
Lubumbashi EUR 1064
Portland, ME EUR 858
Kumamoto EUR 631
Komatsu EUR 668
Lagos EUR 640
Venice EUR 99
Nantes EUR 199
Linköping EUR 199
Fort de France EUR 599
Marseille EUR 99
Columbus, MS EUR 880
Hiroshima EUR 631
New Orleans EUR 794
Yakima EUR 1071
Dayton EUR 798
Johannesburg EUR 756
Takamatsu EUR 817
Edinburgh EUR 98
Lorient EUR 258
Monterrey EUR 942
Munich EUR 99
Hong Kong EUR 600
Cagliari EUR 212
Cairo EUR 273
Akron EUR 798
Casablanca EUR 209
Sacramento EUR 1068
Cayenne EUR 790
Joao Pessoa EUR 929
Montreal EUR 569
San Salvador EUR 619
Vigo EUR 187
Krakow EUR 139
San Antonio EUR 898
Savannah EUR 813
Helena EUR 995
Khartoum EUR 611
Yanji EUR 563
South Bend EUR 917
Bahrain EUR 500
Baku EUR 551
Vienna EUR 96
State College EUR 804
Xiamen EUR 630