Best known for its white cliffs, Dover is on the east coast of England and is the closest point of the nation to France. Dover’s striking cliffs, which get their white color from chalk, are one of England’s most renowned natural landmarks. Dover also has a strong history, with artifacts that go as far back as the first century when the Romans conquered the area. This area is also just over an hour from London, the seat of the British government and capital of the country. Speak with one of our expert cruise specialists for help planning your cruise to Dover, England. Featured below are a few of our favorite experiences for the cruise port of Dover, England:
- Uncover the painted murals on the walls of the Roman Painted House which is believed to have been built in the year 200 AD.
- Tour Dover Castle which was a built in the 1180s at the gateway to the country by Henry II as a symbol of power. There are also a series of underground tunnels used as a hospital during World War II.
- Take a boat tour of the white cliffs of Dover to get inside information and beautiful pictures of this world-renowned landmark.
- Take the trip to London and tour the Tower of London where you can see the crowned jewels, suits of armor and the site where Anne Boleyn was beheaded.