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Simply Stonehenge

Join the pilgrimage to Stonehenge - one of the most enduring mysteries on the planet.

HIGHLIGHTS:

* Learn all about the theories surrounding the existence of Stonehenge

* Thought-provoking tour

This unexplained sequence of rocks has captivated the hearts and minds of humans for thousands of years. There are tours every morning with an afternoon one in high season.

Explore this Unesco World Heritage Site comprised of almost 80 stones, some weighing up to 40 tonnes. An abundance of theories surround Stonehenge; from those claiming it is a religious temple to others arguing it could be an astronomical clock and even a Bronze Age burial ground. How did these stones get there? What was the site’s purpose? Was it a burial site? Was it an astronomical clock? How did our primitive ancestors have the knowledge and technology to align the stones with the solstices and equinoxes? Learn more about this ancient monument that continues to puzzle scholars.

Carbon dating and analysis of bones and teeth found at the site suggests that thousands of people and animals gathered at Stonehenge in the third millennium BC, with some from as far as Scotland, which was some feat in Neolithic times.

With Stonehenge, there are more questions than answers, which helps explain why this thought-provoking tour remains one of the most popular in England. Will you be able to release your inner Indiana Jones and solve the timeless mysteries of Stonehenge? This unexplained sequence of rocks has captivated the hearts and minds of humans for thousands of years. There are tours every morning with an afternoon one in high season.

Explore this Unesco World Heritage Site comprised of almost 80 stones, some weighing up to Meeting/pick-up point:Victoria Visitor Center. Please ensure you arrive at the meeting point at least 15 minutes prior to the tour start time.

Duration: 5.5 hours.

Languages: Audio guide in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese.