Q MY HUSBAND Is Very [...]; Ask
Byline: Frank Barrett
Q MY HUSBAND is very interested in visiting the Holy Land. He's a bit of an amateur historian and is particularly fascinated by the area's part in the First World War and more recent conflicts such as the Six Day War. Is there an operator that might offer such a package?
A LEGER HOLIDAYS (0844 504 6250, www.legerbreaks.info) is probably the first operator to go to for any sort of battlefield tour. Its new programme for 2010 features Battlefields in the Holy Land - the First World War and the Arab-Israeli Conflict (eight days from [pounds sterling]1,149). The holiday offers the chance to explore the battles that took place there in the First World War to overcome the Ottomans and the more recent Arab-Israeli conflicts. The history will be brought alive through a mixture of visits and talks with those involved.
The tour takes in a number of places of historical interest including Beersheba, Massada, Megiddo, the Golan Heights, Acre and Jerusalem. …