Guided Tours

WINDSOR CASTLE

It's the biggest inhabited castle in the world with, 1000 years of history and 45.000 square meters of extensione, WINDSOR is one of the main official residence of british monarchy built by Kings and Queens during them various Kingdoms

 

Windsor gives the name to the adorable town appeared around the royal residence and it will be a pleasure walking among its small streets after the visit at the castle. It’s not far from London and we arrive there by train from Waterloo railway station, in a journey that shows the landscape of the british countryside.
Stronghold, royal official house and prison, the history of the castle is indissoluble tie to the british monarchy. first of all we see the amazing Queen Mary's Doll’s House, the most famous of the world in its gender, an example of miniature full of precious details. Then we have the opportunity to admire the Drawing Room with the royal artworks, among those of Elizabeth II and Prince Charles. The wonderful State Apartments we find next are decorated with the most stunning art works of the Royal Collection, finely fresco by Antonio Verrio and rich of great value tapestries and furnitures. Representative rooms are big and majesty, the splendour is reading in each particulars, from the door locks, the precious curtains and official carved badges: the “King Charles II Dining Room” with ancient furnitures, wood decorations, frescos and paintings of Van Dyck; interesting are the “Rubens Room” finely decorated with him flemishes paintings and the “King’s Closet” with Holbein, Rubens, Rembrandt, Durer, Andrea del Sarto and Closet paintings.
Getting out from apartaments, we are in the external courtyard connected in the route to the St. George Chapel, one of the most amazing example of gothic architecture in England. It’s the house of the Order of the Garter, the older order of british knights instituted in 1348 by Edward III. The Chapel host the grave of ten monarchs, included Henry VIII, his third wife Jane Seymour and Charles I.

 

When: Every Tuesday from 9.30 am to 3.30 pm

Duration: 6,5 hours

Price: 20 £ under 18 years old, 55 £ for adult

Meeting Point: Waterloo Station (train ticket)

 

We recommend our guests to arrive 10 minutes before to the meeting time

 

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