Shore Excursion Details

Royal Capital & Tower of London

Southampton (London), England

Royal Capital & Tower of London

DETAILS

  • 9
    hrs Estimate Duration

A sightseeing drive of some of London’s iconic landmarks and a visit to the famous Tower of London introduces you to the Capital of the United Kingdom. Depart Southampton port and arrive in Central London. You’ll drive by Buckingham Palace and St. Paul’s Cathedral en route to the Tower of London. One of the most famous fortified buildings in the world, the Tower was built by order of William the Conqueror. It has served as a palace, prison, treasury, arsenal and even a zoo, and today it houses the priceless Crown Jewels. Also on view are the Medieval Palace, the infamous Bloody Tower and over 90 inscriptions made by prisoners in the Beauchamp Tower.


After free time for lunch, continue your panoramic tour enjoy a sightseeing tour, passing some of its most important and royal monuments such as, Westminster Abbey, Big Ben, Houses of Parliament and London Bridge.


Need to Know:

Note: Drive to/from London is approximately 2 hours. While the Tower welcomes all visitors, this historic building has places with difficult stairs and passageways. There are also a large number of steps throughout the Tower with cobbles laid in some of the roads. It is advisable to bring some small change of English Pounds, as some shops do not accept other currencies nor Credit Cards for small purchases (furthermore, guests may have to pay for public bathroom facilities, usually between 50,- pence and 1,-Pound pp).

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ACTIVITY ATTRIBUTES

Excursion Type:

Scenic & City Tours
Historical Landmarks

Activity Level:

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Tours with this activity level involve a considerable amount of physical activity such as substantial walking over cobblestone streets, uneven or steep terrain, climbing stairs, or extended periods of standing. Not recommended for guests with physical limitations. Comfortable, sturdy shoes are recommended.
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