Discover the magic of Liverpool in this tour and immerse yourself in the birthplace of the world’s most famous and beloved band: The Beatles. In this tour, we explore the city as we learn about the early years of the Beatles leading up to their leap to megastardom. We roam the streets and alleyways that have inspired generations of musicians and artists, making Liverpool the European Capital of Culture in 2008. As we explore the story of The Beatles, we also unravel the story of Liverpool itself. Travel with us to the Second World War and see the incredible preservation of the bombed-out church in the heart of the city, a landmark which now serves as a symbol for the resilience of this vibrant city. With your guide, you’ll journey through the city and through history, seeing how culture has shaped Liverpool and been shaped by it in turn; admire the largest Chinese Arch in Europe and other examples of architecture which define Liverpool’s artistic dynamism. We venture into some of the most atmospheric nooks and crannies of the city, from great landmarks to hidden treasures, and even witness the places where many great Hollywood movies have been and will be filmed. *Average tour length. The independent guides with whom we work have your best interests in mind; while the tour usually includes the sites and stories above and lasts this long, your tour may vary depending on what your guide thinks is best for your group!
Liverpool has played a key role in British and world history for 800 years. As the main port of the biggest empire in history it has touched the lives of countless people all over the world. This has given the city a wealth of great buildings and a legendary friendly and diverse population, summed up in the famous nickname: ‘The world in one city’. From The Beatles and eccentric WWII submarine hunters to Confederate captains and repentant slave traders, Liverpool’s history is full of amazing characters and fascinating stories. The waterfront, a UNESCO World Heritage site with its incredible collection of maritime and commercial architecture, is enriched with exciting new developments and is home to some of the most popular museums and galleries in the country. The independent guides who employ us to market their tours conduct the FREE Tour on a tips-only basis, thereby guaranteeing that you receive a tour of the highest quality. They have a unique style of combining history with pure showmanship and this has made us one of the most popular walking tour companies in all of Europe. *Average tour length. The Liverpool Free Tour usually ends by the Albert Dock. The independent guides with whom we work have your best interests in mind; while the tour usually includes the sites and stories above and lasts this long, your tour may vary depending on what your guide thinks is best for your group!