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St. George Panorama and Fort Tour

Duration: Half Day

st. george panorama and fort tour

Bermuda is a fascinating country as well as a small piece of paradise, renowned for its stunning pink-sand beaches, crystal clear turquoise waters, historic buildings, forts and lighthouses.

Bermuda is an archipelago comprising approximately 140 islands in the Atlantic Ocean. Regarded generally as one main island, connected by bridges and causeways, it is divided into nine parishes, one of which is St George. This tour will show you the highlights of St George, which lies at the eastern end of Bermuda, where you will visit St George Town and historical landmarks such as forts and lighthouses.

Bermuda is the oldest British colony in the world. Originally called New London, the town of St George was the first permanent settlement on Bermuda and the third successful English settlement in the Americas. Today it is the oldest inhabited English settlement in the New World. Once the capital of Bermuda until 1815, this small town has considerable historical importance and was declared and UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2000. The historic buildings, most of which were built from the 17th to 19th centuries, range from houses, restaurants, pubs, shops and museums.

Particular buildings of historical interest include the State House, which is the oldest building on the island, the Old Rectory, the Tucker House, the Bermuda National Trust Museum and St Peter’s Church, the oldest Anglican church in the Western hemisphere. King's Square is located at the centre of St George town, where you will also find the Town Hall. There are also replica stocks here as well as a replica of a ducking stool, which was reputedly once used to dump gossiping local women into the harbour waters.

Smaller and quieter than Hamilton, Bermuda’s capital today, St George is a delight to walk around. Stroll through the town to the scenic Fort St Catherine, which was built to defend Bermuda from the Spaniards. This is the first landmark you will see if you approach St George via cruise ship. The fort has been rebuilt several times, but most of its impressive structure dates back to the 19th century.

From here, you can enjoy spectacular views of Bermuda’s beautiful coastline and the turquoise waters of the Atlantic Ocean. You will also get the chance to visit St David’s lighthouse, which is located on the eastern tip of St David’s Island. This 100-year-old stone structure, with its beautiful white limestone tower and striking red centre, is one of Bermuda’s most famous landmarks.

If you are looking for history and culture during your holiday in Bermuda, this tour is one of the best on the island.


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