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The Canterbury Tales: Standard Day Entry

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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icon45 minutes  (Approx.)
Small group
iconOffered in: English and 6 more

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Explore the smells, sounds and sights of medieval times with a 45-minute tour of Canterbury Tales in Canterbury. Stroll through this dramatic recreation of Chaucer's famous tales that give a peek into what life was like in medieval times. Meet your costumed guide and take off through the meticulously reconstructed scenes, enjoying a taped audio recording of 5 of the author's most famous tales as you walk.
  • Explore the world of Canterbury Tales with entrance to this fascinating attraction
  • Enjoy the attention of costumed guides on this small group tour
  • Listen to 5 of Chaucer's most famous tales on an audio headset, offered in six different languages
  • Experience the sights, sounds and smells of medieval life
Make your way to the Canterbury Tales in downtown Canterbury. Your 45-minute-tour will begin at the Tabard Inn, where you will be greeted by your costumed guide. Let the guide bring you into the world of Canterbury Tales and prepare you for your pilgrimage from London to Canterbury.

Don your audio guide and listen to 5 of Chaucer's most famous tales: The Knight's Tale, the Miller's Tale, the Wife of Bath's Tale, the Pardoner's Tale and the Nun's Priest Tale. The audio guide is available in 6 different languages, as well as a children's version in English. Enjoy the dramatic recreations of Chaucer's famous tales of trickery, jealousy, romance and love. Experience the sights, smells and sounds of life in medieval times as you walk through the meticulously constructed sets.

At the end of 45 minutes, meet another costumed guide at the shrine of Sir Thomas Becket to talk about your recent trip through Canterbury.
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The Canterbury Tales
Your adventure begins in the Tabard Inn, where you will meet the first of your costumed guides, preparing you for your pilgrimage from London to Canterbury. To continue your experience, you are invited to share five of Chaucer’s most famous tales, with the aid of an audio guide (commentary available in six languages together with a special version in English for children). Along the way, Chaucer’s colourful and entertaining stories of love, romance, jealousy and trickery are dramatically brought to life for you to enjoy. Your journey ends with your second guide at the shrine of St Thomas Becket – be sure to be ready to share your tales from your pilgrimage!
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A great experience which tells the...
Charlotte L
, Feb 2017
A great experience which tells the story's of the Canterbury Tales. However Viator need to make it clear that you need to book a time directly with the tour guides!!!!!!!!! We were lucky we only had to wait 20 minutes.
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We had a great time, the actors were...
Jay B
, Jun 2016
We had a great time, the actors were well informed and the tour was smoothly run

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