A city packed with history and mystery
Henry V, William Shakespeare, Isaac Watts and Jane Austen have all spent time in this port city in the south of England. Book a flight to Southampton and enjoy the city's many hidden treasures. Southampton boasts a high number of haunted mansions and this is where the Titanic set out on its fatal voyage. Southampton has everything you need for an exciting cultural trip.
Medieval buildings and ghost stories
Southampton boasts many lovely medieval buildings and monuments. The Tudor House and Garden Museum dates back to the 1100s and is a famously haunted. Staff and visitors regularly feel the presence of ghosts and dogs refuse to enter certain rooms. Southampton is full of haunted houses. The Red Lion pub has racked up 21 apparitions so far. The city's most famous ghost, Molly the chambermaid, still roams the halls of the Dolphin Hotel. Southampton is the ideal destination for weekend holidays, but also as the starting point for a longer vacation in the United Kingdom. Treat yourself: book a flight to Southampton now!
A spotlight on the Titanic
Southampton is home to a number of interesting museums, ranging from the City Art Gallery, displaying contemporary art, to the Solent Sky Museum that tells the city's aviation history. But the most famous museum is undoubtedly SeaCity, which hosts a permanent exhibit on the Titanic. On 10 April 1912 the ship departed from Dock 4 in the harbour of Southampton and began its tragic journey. Nowhere was the tragedy of the disaster more tangible than in Southampton, a fact impressively brought to life by the museum.
Flights to Southampton for a unique holiday
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Inaugurated only a few years ago, the SeaCity Museum is already the most popular attraction in Southampton. This new interactive museum is housed in a monumental building dating from 1939 that used to serve as a court and prison. The largest attraction is the comprehensive exhibit about the Titanic, which began its fatal voyage from this South English harbour town in 1912.
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Although it has been over a century since the Titanic set sail, Southampton is still nicknamed the Cruise Capital of Europe. Along with a bustling and lively waterfront, this town in the South of England has a lot of fascinating places for a visitor to explore. In addition to the many shops and (student) pubs, the historic city centre still features various medieval remnants. This includes large sections of the 14th-century city walls and lovely merchant homes with ornate facades.
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