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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

Zagreb USD 951
Bristol USD 1002
Brussels USD 790
Stuttgart USD 1168
Cancun USD 2864
Santo Domingo USD 2898
Omaha USD 2345
Lamezia-Terme USD 1092
Merida USD 3152
Quebec USD 2329
Milan USD 793
Iasi USD 1137
Quito USD 2835
Thunder Bay USD 2418
Clermont-Ferrand USD 957
Valencia USD 937
Florence USD 1255
Albuquerque USD 2345
Bucharest USD 847
Genoa USD 1259
Aberdeen USD 1007
Cardiff USD 1000
Istanbul USD 974
Berlin USD 1171
Brest USD 952
Lima USD 2808
Athens USD 848
Lisbon USD 1400
Atlanta USD 2340
Havana USD 2487
Strasbourg USD 1303
Addis Ababa USD 2262
Vilnius USD 1062
Paramaribo USD 2528
Kiev USD 1289
Birmingham USD 2345
Washington USD 2340
Warsaw USD 1347
Birmingham USD 899
Panama City USD 2816
Tallinn USD 1062
Lilongwe USD 2267
San Jose USD 1555
Toulouse USD 1301
San Juan USD 2306
Bilbao USD 863
Richmond USD 2345
Thessaloniki USD 1004
Ostrava USD 1099
Moscow USD 915
Cluj USD 1143
Hartford/Springfield USD 2345
Guadalajara USD 3621
Guatemala City USD 1543
Verona USD 1400
Lagos USD 2302
Madrid USD 790
Newcastle USD 938
Venice USD 1259
Nantes USD 870
Linköping USD 1231
Bologna USD 1254
Fort de France USD 2867
Marseille USD 1302
Cotonou USD 2400
Sofia USD 836
Luanda USD 2303
New Orleans USD 2345
Alicante USD 938
Southampton USD 897
Algiers USD 1332
Johannesburg USD 2264
Leeds USD 923
Edinburgh USD 958
Turin USD 1258
Guayaquil USD 2809
Monterrey USD 4337
Trieste USD 1401
Bordeaux USD 1299
Rennes USD 923
Munich USD 1124
Boston USD 2340
Amsterdam USD 931
Cagliari USD 1078
Larnaca USD 1106
Rome USD 809
Casablanca USD 1506
Memphis USD 2345
Sacramento USD 2345
Montreal USD 2320
San Salvador USD 1548
Vigo USD 1148
Mexico City USD 2833
Detroit USD 2340
Khartoum USD 2233
Dublin USD 991
Managua USD 1566
St Petersburg USD 928
Tunis USD 1342
Palma de Mallorca USD 997
Vienna USD 874
Palermo USD 1082
Bremen USD 1172
Bari USD 870