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Excursions

Explore London and Beyond with IEEE-CSR Excursions


Experience the rich history and vibrant culture of London and its surroundings with Discovery-Travel’s exclusive sightseeing tours, organized for IEEE-CSR attendees. These excursions offer a unique opportunity to delve into the heart of England’s most iconic locations, ensuring an unforgettable adventure. Each tour requires a minimum of 20 participants and includes a full refund for cancellations made 24 hours in advance. Below is a detailed overview of the available excursions:

1. Classic London Tour
Discover the essence of London with a tour that covers its most famous landmarks.

  • Buckingham Palace: The official residence of the British monarch since 1837, Buckingham Palace is a symbol of the British Royal Family. Witness the grandeur of the Changing of the Guard ceremony, a tradition that dates back to the reign of King Henry VII.
  • Tower of London: A historic castle founded in 1066 by William the Conqueror. It has served as a royal palace, prison, and treasury. Explore its storied past and see the Crown Jewels, a dazzling collection of royal regalia.
  • Big Ben and Houses of Parliament: Marvel at the iconic clock tower, officially known as the Elizabeth Tower, and the adjoining Houses of Parliament, the seat of the UK government. The site has been a center of political life since the 11th century.

2. Windsor, Stonehenge, and Bath
This tour takes you on a journey through some of England’s most significant historical sites.

  • Windsor Castle: The oldest and largest inhabited castle in the world, Windsor Castle has been the home of British monarchs for over 1,000 years. It boasts stunning State Apartments and the Gothic St. George’s Chapel, the site of many royal weddings and burials.
  • Stonehenge: One of the most famous prehistoric monuments in the world, Stonehenge dates back to around 3000 BC. This mysterious stone circle has been the subject of extensive archaeological study and continues to captivate with its ancient origins and astronomical alignments.
  • Bath: Known for its Roman-built baths, this city has been a wellness destination since Roman times. The well-preserved Roman Baths complex is a testament to the city’s historical significance and architectural beauty.

3. Oxford, Stratford, and Cotswolds
Experience the charm and history of England’s academic and literary heritage, along with picturesque countryside.

  • Oxford: Home to the oldest university in the English-speaking world, dating back to the 12th century. Oxford’s historic buildings, including the Radcliffe Camera and the Bodleian Library, embody centuries of academic excellence and architectural splendor.
  • Stratford-upon-Avon: The birthplace of William Shakespeare, the world’s greatest playwright. Visit the house where he was born in 1564, as well as other significant locations like Anne Hathaway’s Cottage and the Royal Shakespeare Theatre.
  • Cotswolds: Renowned for its rolling hills and quaint villages, the Cotswolds are a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The region’s honey-colored stone cottages and charming market towns offer a glimpse into traditional English rural life.

Booking Information


To join these enriching excursions, ensure you book in advance to secure your spot. Each tour requires a minimum of 20 participants. If a tour does not meet this minimum, you will be notified in advance, and a full refund will be provided if you cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure.

How to Book


Visit the Discovery-Travel website for detailed information on each tour and to make your booking using the following url

https://www.discovery-travel.gr/sightseeing-tours-from-london

Don’t miss this chance to explore the best of London and its surrounding historical treasures!

Whether you’re passionate about history, fascinated by royal heritage, or eager to explore the picturesque countryside, these tours offer something for everyone. Enhance your IEEE-CSR experience by immersing yourself in the rich cultural tapestry of England.