The majestic White Cliffs of Dover reign high and edge this small seaside village – renowned for its rich history, natural beauty and pastoral charm. Often called the Gateway to England, sea passage through Dover Straight offers breathtaking views of a coastline that has been a pivotal site in European history. With its fairytale castles and unspoiled scenery, a journey to Dover is always an inspiring and memorable experience.Find Cruises Sailing to This Port
Situated on top of the White Cliffs of Dover stands one of the best-preserved castles in the world. Visit Dover Castle and travel back in time – the massive medieval fortress was built on Roman ruins by King Henry II. Spend time exploring the breathtaking grounds and see one of Europe's best-preserved Roman lighthouses. Tour its labyrinth of secret tunnels and learn about the vital role they played during the Second World War.
Dover is a fantastic place to sample classic English fare. Cosy village pubs offer traditional dishes, ales and locally produced cider and beers. From fish and chips stands to quaint beachside cafés, Dover offers a range of excellent dining options for a variety of tastes.
The pound sterling (GBP) is valid in both England and Scotland. Traveller's cheques are widely accepted in banks and credit cards can be used in most places.
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