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Canterbury: The Canterbury Tales Guided Tour

Product ID: 242867
Experience the sights, sounds, and smells of 14th century England on this unique and immersive literary adventure. Retrace the steps of Chaucer as tales of love, infidelity, intrigue, courtship, and death are brought vividly to life.
About this activity
Duration: 40 minutes
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Audio guide/headphones
Spanish, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Immerse yourself in literature as it is brought to life
  • Step into medieval England and experience the sights, sounds and smells of the 14th century
  • Retrace the steps of the famous Canterbury tales
Full description
A visit to Canterbury is not complete without experiencing Chaucer’s famous tales at the city’s most beloved and charming visitors' attraction. Your literary adventure begins at The Tabard Inn where the first of your costumed guides awaits to prepare you for your pilgrimage to Canterbury. Walk alongside Chaucer’s pilgrims and find yourself in the midst of an exhilarating and enchanting story-telling content.

Listen, watch, and take part as five of Chaucer’s colorful and entertaining tales of love, infidelity, intrigue, courtship, and death are brought to life. Make your way through the recreated medieval scenes and listen to the audio guide share Chaucer's stories as if you were living them yourself. When you reach Canterbury, meet your second costumed guide and journey to your final destination, the shrine of St Thomas Becket.

Throughout the experience, feel immersed in the literary adventure’s of one of England’s greatest writers, and live life as a Canterbury local in the 14th century. Take a peek into medieval England, and learn about the sights and smells of the era as you take part in this unique activity.
  • Tour guide
  • Audioguides in 7 languages (French, German, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Japanese)
  • Children can dress up in medieval outfits
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks

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Meeting point

The entrance and front desk is at the side of the attraction, which is clearly visible on St Margaret Street.

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Des animateurs sympas. Mais des salles sans rapport les unes avec les autres

December 8, 2019

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The Canterbury Tales

Product ID: 242867