Protected from the frequent storms of the English Channel by the Isle of Wight, Southampton has survived a turbulent history to serve as a principal port of the United Kingdom today. Pay homage to one of the most famous ships to sail these shores at the Mayflower Memorial. Visit the stoic walls of Bargate and the Tudor House Museum.
What youNEED TO KNOW
Port Name & Location Southampton Cruise Port Ship will DEPART from this port.
Time Zone BST (British Summer Time) UTC/GMT +1 hour
Language The local language is English.
Currency & Shopping British Pound (GPB) Jewelry, Designer clothing, local crafts and food markets.
Best Way to Get Around Stroll through the beautiful city of South Hampton and enjoy all it has to offer. Cars, Taxis and buses are available.
Famous For Known as the cruise capital of Europe, Southampton is 75 miles south-west of London and the largest city in Hampshire on the south coast of England.
Fun Fact #1 Author Jane Austen briefly lived in Southampton between 1806 and 1809.
Tip Make sure you pack the essentials for your Europe cruise.