Most people like traveling and experiencing strange new places. Such people are met with hard times trying to choose a perfect place to tour for the experience that they are looking for. However, the choice is greatly determined by a variety of underlying factors. Cambridge is the administrative center for Cambridgeshire in England. It is located in East Anglia, about 50 miles north of London and it is on the Cam River. The city has a very rich historical heritage and it can be quite a spectacular touring place for anyone. The city has many renowned academic institutions among many other outstanding features.
There are many tour companies within the city that are dedicated to take the tourists around the city and to the major attractions in the area. These companies have personnel who are well versed with the surroundings and know the attractions in the Cambridge area well. They provide diverse touring options to the facilities for the tourists. The major touring options that are available including taking guided bike tours to some places in or around the city. Other forms of tours that can be taken by tourists include public tours, private group tours, bus tours and self-guided tours. In these self-guided tours you are provided with a podcast that has maps to guide you around the city.
One can choose to tour Cambridge at any time of the year. However, the best time to tour the city is in June during May Week. This is a time when all the students from the different academic institutions are through with their exams and are out to relax. Many open events are held throughout this period. You get to choose which of the events you want to attend as per your interests. The events are very diverse ranging from rowing races and open air dramas to over-night balls in the colleges.
Cambridge hosts very many tourists during the period of April to September. Most of the tourists to the city during this tourist period of the year do not stay for more than a day. These tourists do not get to explore all the attraction sites in the city. Some of the major attractions in the city include the Mathematical Bridge which is in the Queens’ College. Another place you should include in your tour plans is the King’s College Chapel. If you love adventures, then plan to visit the water races in the Cam river during your visit.
Cambridge city has spectacular architectural heritage. Many of the buildings in the city are ancient thus their architecture may be rare in most of the other places. They are a very nice attraction to many tourists. The city is also endowed with many theaters and cinemas where people can go to relax. Moreover, the city has various parks and gardens where you can have some beautiful moments away from the sophisticated city streets and take in the sweet and natural breath. You should not forget to tour the museums to see beautiful ancient art from diverse cultures.