London (Dover), England

Visible for miles from sea, the White Cliffs of Dover are an instantly recognizable symbol of England. Modern highways make Dover the doorstep to London - Britain's ever-fascinating capital. Visitors to this great city have a wealth of pleasures to choose from. Explore the notorious Tower of London and view the Crown Jewels. Visit Windsor Castle or see Westminster Abbey. The choices are fascinating and endless. Dover is also your gateway to Kent's green countryside, dotted with old medieval towns and castles.

Dover has played a major role in world history since the days of the Norman invasion. Today 13th century Dover Castle dominates a harbour filled with cross-channel ferries and merchant and passenger shipping.

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Points of Interest

  • Westminster Abbey, Parliament & Big Ben
  • Tower of London
  • Buckingham Palace
  • Thames River & London Eye
  • Covent Garden
  • Harrods
  • Canterbury Cathedral & Leeds Castle
  • Rye
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  • Westminster Abbey, Parliament & Big Ben

    London's three major icons are near each other. When parliament is in session after dark, a light shines from Big Ben's tower. Nearby Westminster Abbey has over a million visitors a year.

  • Tower of London

    This historic fortress resides on the north bank of the Thames. The tower comprises several buildings set within two rings of defensive walls and a moat. It has served as a residence and a prison.

  • Buckingham Palace

    This is the official royal palace of the British monarch since Queen Victoria ascended the throne in 1837. It is a venue for state and royal events and has the largest private garden in London.

  • Thames River & London Eye

    A popular tourist attraction, the London Eye is located on the east bank of the Thames River. The wheel and its capsules take 30 minutes to do a full rotation and offers great views of the city.

  • Covent Garden

    Known for its open-air cafés, pubs, shops and street performers, this former floral market now houses the London Film Museum and the London Transport Museum. The Royal Opera House resides nearby.

  • Harrods

    Created by Henry Charles Harrod in 1849, this world-famous department store has seven floors covering 4.5 acres of retail goods and services. Don't miss the superb Food Halls.

  • Canterbury Cathedral & Leeds Castle

    Cross the Greenwich Meridian to see two of England's historic landmarks: Leeds Castle, set in the middle of a lake surrounded by 500 acres, and Canterbury Cathedral, dating from the 11th century.

  • Rye

    This little seaport draws visitors to its cobbled streets from around the world and can boast some famous former residents, like novelist Henry James and the children of former Beatle Paul McCartney.

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Rye

4.25 hours | London (Dover) | QQD-225
  • Rye

Visit the historic medieval town of Rye on a scenic drive through the county of Kent on this half-day excursion.

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London on Your Own

9 hours | London (Dover) | QQD-185
  • Westminster Abbey, Parliament & Big Ben
  • Tower of London

Explore one of Europe's most exciting capital cities on this independent tour which is yours to design. Adventurous souls will have fun hailing a black cab or taking a ride on London's efficient underground (or 'tube') network. Visit the historic sites such as Westminster Abbey, Big Ben or Tower Bridge.

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Canterbury Cathedral & Town

4 hours | London (Dover) | QQD-200

Visit the City of Canterbury from Chaucer's 'Canterbury Tales,' which are stories told by travellers on pilgrimage to Canterbury. Explore the famous cathedral, with its Medieval stained glass, Norman crypts and the tombs of the Black Prince and King Henry IV on this half-day excursion.

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Leeds Castle

4 hours | London (Dover) | QQD-205

Take a drive through the rolling green countryside of Kent to Leeds Castle, a picturesque palace that looks like a vision from a fairy tale on this half-day excursion.

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City Drive (Disembarking / Gatwick)

7 hours | London (Dover) | QQD-962
  • Westminster Abbey, Parliament & Big Ben
  • Tower of London
  • Buckingham Palace

Experience the highlights of London, from the pageantry of Westminster Abbey and St. Paul's Cathedral, to Big Ben and Buckingham Palace. Your tour ends at London's Gatwick airport in time for passengers on flights after 5PM.

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Leeds Castle & Canterbury with Time on Your Own

7 hours | London (Dover) | QQD-180
  • Canterbury Cathedral & Leeds Castle

Take a drive through the beautiful county of Kent, the 'Garden of England', and visit Leeds Castle as well as see the legendary cathedral city of Canterbury on this full-day excursion.

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City Drive (Disembarking / Heathrow)

7 hours | London (Dover) | QQD-960
  • Westminster Abbey, Parliament & Big Ben
  • Tower of London
  • Buckingham Palace

Experience the highlights of London, from the pageantry of Westminster Abbey and St. Paul's Cathedral, to Big Ben and Buckingham Palace. Your tour ends at London's Heathrow airport in time for passengers on flights after 5PM.

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Canterbury Cathedral & Town (Disembarking / Heathrow)

5 hours | London (Dover) | QQD-965

Visit the city of Canterbury from Chaucer's 'Canterbury Tales,' which are stories told by travellers on pilgrimage to Canterbury. Explore the famous cathedral, with its Medieval stained glass, Norman crypts and the tombs of the Black Prince and King Henry IV on this half-day excursion. This tour ends at London's Heathrow airport in time for passengers on flights after 4PM.

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London City Drive

10 hours | London (Dover) | QQD-100
  • Westminster Abbey, Parliament & Big Ben
  • Tower of London
  • Buckingham Palace

This tour is designed for passengers who prefer to see some sights from the motorcoach with little or no walking involved. View sights such as Westminster Abbey and St. Paul's Cathedral, to Big Ben and Buckingham Palace. Lunch at an authentic English pub is included on this full-day excursion.

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Royal Windsor (Disembarking / Heathrow)

5.75 hours | London (Dover) | QQD-975

Take a tour around the medieval wonder that is Windsor Castle, home to Queen Elizabeth II and the site of many state occasions. Originally built as a fortress by William the Conqueror, you will tour the State Apartments, St George's Chapel and Windsor itself, before heading to the airport.

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