WINDSOR CASTLE BY TRAIN
Visit the Queen's home with 900 years of history
Only 40 minutes by train from London, great visit even in case of bad weather
Visit the State Apartments and the Royal Chapel of San Giorgio
Tour with your personal guide, train and entrance tickets included
See the royal collection of works of art
Visit the village of Windsor
NB Guided tours are not allowed inside Windsor Castle, audio guides are provided in several languages and the tour guide will remain at your disposal. On Sunday the St George Chapel is closed to the public.
Choose this excursion if you like History or you an art lover. Windsor is synonymous with royalty, the English Monarchy with its timeless charm pervades every corner of the castle and the town. The collection of works of art is among the main in the world, among the rooms of the castle you can admire paintings by Van Dyck, Titian, Rubens, Bronzino, and then very fine porcelain, tapestries and extraordinary furnishings.
Enter St. George Chapel, an exceptional example of English Gothic architecture, see the medieval choir inlaid in wood, discover the tombs of 10 English monarchs including Henry VIII, follow in the footsteps of William and Kate on their wedding day. Hear how the castle is used by the royal family.
Visit the state apartments where the Queens host official visits by heads of state, investitures and award ceremonies. In recent years, Windsor Castle has hosted visits from President Mbeki of South Africa, King Abdullah II of Jordan, and Presidents Obama and Trump.
Windsor Castle was strategically built on the only hill over tens of kilometers, walk along the walls to see an exceptional panorama and see the famous Eton College.
Pick up a souvenir or a gift in the Royal Collection Trust’s official shop
Observe the largest and most famous dollhouse in the world, Queen Mary’s Dolls’ House was built between 1921 and 1924 for Queen Mary, it is a 1/12 scale imaginary mansion that includes contributions from the best artists , English craftsmen and miniaturists of the early 20th century. In the miniature building there is even electricity to illuminate the halls, hot and cold running water and working elevators.
You choose when to return to London by taking advantage of the open ticket for the return, you can visit the town of Windsor, stroll through Windsor Great Park or rent a boat and sail on the Thames.
Windsor Castle hours:
|1st March- 31st October||10:00||16:00||17:15|
|3rd December – 28th February||10:00||15:00||16:15|