The Best Sailing Vacations for Exploring Ancient Historical Sites

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Mark Nayler

From the ancient temples of French Polynesia to Greek cliffside monasteries, drift back in time on these history-packed sailing holidays with Culture Trip.

History buffs will find plenty to absorb their attention on these sailing trips. Along the way, you’ll have the chance to intersperse historical sightseeing with bucket-list activities such as swimming with sharks, hiking up volcanoes and sunbathing on treasure island beaches. Here’s our rundown of the best sailing holidays that combine antiquity and adventure, all bookable through TRIPS by Culture Trip.

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