This once-in-a-lifetime opportunity will see an intimate group of alumni and university-friends guided around the world-heritage sites of Albania by Dr. Richard Hodges.

Richard will share his first-hand knowledge of the history, the local culture and the game-changing excavations - of which he has been a key-player.

You will also gain a fascinating insight into the arcane world of archaeology and archaeologists - a guaranteed eye-opener for the uninitiated! 

Dr. Richard Hodges OBE

Note; for a sneak-peek into at the world through the eyes of an archaeologist, take a look at Richard's latest book 'Travels with an Archaeologist: finding a sense of place' or visit his always fascinating blog at

This is a one-week trip exploring Albania and Corfu. 

Tour highlights:

  • Spend time exploring within a small group led by AUR President, Dr. Richard Hodges
  • Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Butrint with the Butrint Foundation’s former scientific director and leading architect, Dr. Hodges
  • Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Historic Berat and Gjirokaster
  • Relax on the tranquil and beautiful beaches of Corfu
  • In one week, tour 2,000 years of heritage.

What's included?

  •  Expert Scholar & Tour Manager
  •  Accommodation
  •  Meals - as per the itinerary
  •  Local Transport
  •  Entries & Tips
  •  Ferry.

Tour details

Dates: May 15, 2019 - May 22, 2019 (8 days)
Cost: $4,290
Booking deadline: January 15, 2019 ​

To reserve your place on this amazing adventure - click here