Southampton Tourism

Known as the ‘Gateway to the World’, Southampton is largest city in Hampshire County in England. With a population of about 240,000 Southampton boasts some impressive museums, parks, architecture and festivals.

The city has a great history of conquests right from the 10th century. Normans were the first to conquer it in 1066, The French later in 1338. As a result you’ll find a lot of fortifications in the Old town. In the Victorian era the city saw a great expansion. The docks and the railways were developed to great extent. It is from here RMS Titanic first set sail.

Today Southampton is also known as the Cruise Capital of Europe. There are a lot Rib Charters that allow you to sail in the Solent Waters. You can access Yachts for a relaxing experience or powerboats to kick up the adrenaline. Soccer is a big thing here. The football matches of ‘The Saint’ draws huge crowds for cheer and support. The city that has everything under its roof to amaze you; plan your trip to cover it all.

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Southampton

  • Know the pollution level of Southampton before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 33.33 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 37.5 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 37.5 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 33.33 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 12.5 (Very Low)
  • How safe is Southampton for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Southampton.

    • Burglary and Theft 38.39 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 42.86 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 38.39 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 33.65 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 35.71 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 41.96 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 42.86 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 78.45 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 43.97 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 46.43 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 32.14 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 50.89 (Moderate)
  • Quality of Life Index of Southampton is 191.41 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 57.92 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 88.53 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 39.08 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 22.5 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 62.78 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 80.41 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 4.97 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 123.31 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Southampton

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.06 USD
    • International Movie per seat 15.02 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 35.98 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 74.61 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 82.14 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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