One can easily say the Liverpool is for mostly famous for the music – The Beatles and for the Liverpool Football club, however you will quickly notice that there is more to it than just music and sports. In fact, a private friends holiday in Liverpool is an ideal getaway break. The historical architecture , cultural scene and enthusiastic urge for life will make you realise that it is easy to fall in love with this city and will surely be an unforgettable travel destination.
Tours in England, especially when talking about Liverpool in this case, best time to visit would be during the months of May and June, when the city is not that crowded.
Here is a 5 day itinerary for a friends holiday in Liverpool:
Day 1 – Welcome to Liverpool
Arrival at Liverpool Airport from Malta International airport with Ryan Air. On arrival at Liverpool airport, transfer to your hotel.
Check in at the 4 starts Mercure Liverpool Atlantic Tower Hotel.
In the late afternoon, after you would have checked in , you can get familiar and explore by foot the beautiful surroundings and indulge on a delicious dinner in one of the restaurants. If you are a meat lover, one would definitely recommend the Bem Brasil Restaurant, a mouth-watering meat feast, at very reasonable prices. Or on the other hand if you would prefer that sophisticated atmosphere, why not try the Olive restaurant.
Day 2 – Mersey River cruise & Open top bus tour
After breakfast head down to Pier Head on River Mersey. From here you will be able to get a combo tour of land and water. The ferry departs every hour. And you need to be there at least 15min beforehand to redeem your ticket. Tour will last approximately 2 Hrs, including 50minute river cruise plus an Open Top Bus around the bustling city.
After the tour is ready, one can easily walk around Albert Dock and explore. The Beatles story Exhibition is a must see, travel in the past of this world famous band. This should be booked in advance to avoid disappointment.
Albert Dock is also one of the best venues to eat and drink.
Day 3 – Tour to the Liverpool Football Club
After breakfast head to Anfield stadium for a behind the scene tour of the famous Liverpool players.
After lunch, get away from the busy city streets and head into nature in one of Liverpool’s public parks, or maybe visit the Radio City tower and engage in an elevator ride to views of the best panoramic areal views.
Conclude this day by with a visit to one of the famous Liverpool Theatres, for a musical or comedy show.
Day 4 – Beatles Magical Mystery Tour
Breakfast at hotel. Head down to the Magical Mystery Tour, Ticket Office in Albert dock and board the colourful bus for this 2 hour tour where you will learn the story how these band members met, where they were born, where they lived during their childhood days, the schools and colleagues they attended, where they used to performed, the places that in actual fact inspired them to write their renowned songs, such as the Penny Lane and Strawberry Field. And so much more. The final stop would be at famous Cavern pub.
It is time to shop, shop till you drop, Liverpool One is one of the biggest shopping mall available in the centre, on the other hand if you are looking for Designer clothes why not head to the Cheshire Oak Designer Outlet, sure will get a grab of a bargain or two.
Your last night, treat yourself to a delicious fusion European dinner at Roski, passionate food served by amazing staff. Booking is recommended.
Day 5 – Farewell to Liverpool
After breakfast, Transfer to the airport of Liverpool for your flight back to Malta. Transfers from Hotel to the airport.
This trip is great for a short relaxing holiday with a variety of sightseeing, delicious food and amazing scenery at a reasonable cost!