This Southern England tour highlights some of the historical monuments and beautiful towns found throughout Southern England. Your tour starts with a short drive from London to Oxford to see the colleges where Britain’s elite receives its outstanding education. History buffs are sure to be delighted on the visits to Stratford-upon-Avon, birthplace of William Shakespeare and a town that brings to life what life was like in 16th-century England; mysterious Stonehenge; Georgian city of Bath. You will also visit magnificent Salisbury Cathedral, consecrated in 1258 and home to the best preserved original Magna Carta. Discover the Isle of Wight with a rich historical heritage and visit Osborne House, Queen Victoria’s palatial holiday home.
Throughout this tour of Southern England, you will be accompanied and guided by local experts who will bring these destinations to life with first-hand, in-depth knowledge of southern England’s history, treasures, and secrets. Plus, to give you authentic experiences, Globus has included special adventures, such as tea and pastries in the Refectory restaurant in Salisbury. Your Tour Director will take you to Shakespeare's Schoolroom where he was educated and inspired to become a writer.
From the vibrant city of London to the relaxing, unspoiled Isle of Wight, this Southern England tour is a holiday of a lifetime!
At the end of your Southern England tour, you’ll travel to Paris via the Eurostar train for three nights. A relaxing cruise of the River Seine with views of Notre Dame Cathedral is already included. Also enjoy time to explore Paris on your own. All services in Paris, including Local Host assistance, are provided by Monograms. From the vibrant cities of London and Paris to the relaxing, seaside town of Brighton, this Southern England tour—with an extension to Paris—is a vacation of a lifetime!