Southampton is a historic maritime city in Hampshire,
England, where the famous
River Itchen enters the
sea. An important trade centre for over 2000 years, it has developed into a
thriving, vibrant and modern city which found fame in the 20th Century as the
main destination for the great cruise
liners, a tradition that lives on today.
Home to Europe's largest on-water boat show, garden and music festivals as well as a multitude of bars, restaurants,clubs and theatres, Southampton brings past and present together to form a 24 hour city with something for everyone.