London & Surroundings - Round Trip - 5 Days
On your first day of arrival at Heathrow Airport, you will be met at the airport by your local tour guide. Time permitting, you will travel to London together and take a sightseeing tour of one of the most exciting cities in the world. Discover Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, Piccadilly Circus and Admiral Nelson in Trafalgar Square.
During your trip to London, you will experience many exciting events. London is so full of exciting things that you have so many opportunities to do business. On our tour, we will do typical tourist activities that are perfect for first-time visitors to this vibrant city. We will also visit the Tower of London. Come with us on a journey into the past and explore the city. For groups of 15 people or more, we can book a "breakfast at the Tower" as an alternative.
In the afternoon you will drive to the Banqueting House. After a major fire, Banqueting House is the only remaining building of Whitehall Palace, which was one of the largest palaces in Europe at the time. It was in Whitehall Palace that Henry VIII died. The rest of the day is available for the own discovery of London.
Today, we spend the day on the estate of the Hampton Court Palace, that is one of the gorgeous residences of Henry VIII. The palace is not only famous for its artworks but also for its garden. Therefore, you should not miss the opportunity to get lost in the maze; the box tree labyrinth laid out in the North Garden. Henry VIII. In the afternoon you can enjoy your tea in a wonderful setting. The highlights of Hampton Court Palace include the Great Hall, built by Henry VIII, and the Tudor kitchens, which are, without a doubt the most impressive of their kind.
We will also take a trip to the Greenwich district, where Henry VIII was born in 1491 in the Palace of Placentia. The royal palace itself is no longer visible today. But at its location, the Old Royal Naval College, the impressive chapel (rococo interior) and the Painted Hall (baroque murals by James Thornhill) can be visited. Towards mid-afternoon, you will leave for the beautiful 13th century moated castle of Hever Castle.
The second wife of Henry VIII, Anne Boleyn, spent her childhood here. After an heir to the throne failed to appear, Henry VIII had her beheaded. His fourth wife Anne of Cleves also spent part of her life on the estate. Stroll through the beautiful park with its rose garden, the Italian garden and the Tudor garden.
Experience many more unusual and exciting things that you can only find in London!
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