A leisurely tour that highlights some of the historical monuments and beautiful towns found throughout Southern England. Your holiday 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 to visit Stratford-upon-Avon, birthplace of William Shakespeare and a town that brings 16th-century England to life; mysterious Stonehenge; and the 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 it's rich historical heritage and visit Osborne House, Queen Victoria’s palatial holiday home.
Throughout this tour of undiscovered Southern England, your Tour Director will bring these destinations to life with first-hand, in-depth knowledge of their 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 and Shakespeare's Schoolroom where the Bard 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!