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Welcome to Cambridge

Welcome to Cambridge - The City of the second oldest university in England



Cambridge is known for its large and oldest university which makes it the second English university behind Oxford.

Students from around the world have already dream at least once to study in one of its 11 colleges.  With its 17,000 students, today Cambridge is nicknamed the "Sillicon Fen" in reference to its economic and innovative power that make it a center of high technology. Although the city and the university are closely linked, other things make the charm of the city as its fabulous museum, theatre, park and its magnificent architecture.









Information and Facts

In cambridge there are many activities to do, both day and night. Although the university is the main monument the city has a unique charm.



Cambridge’ s night life is mainly due to the fact of being a university city.
Depending on tastes, you if you prefer drinking a beer or visit the monument. If you want to drink you can go in bars and clubbing or go in traditional pubs.       
Here the list of bars and pubs:

- Ta Bouche:              10-15 Market Passage
                                   CB2 3PF Tel: 01223 462277

- La Raza:                  4-6 Rose Crescent
                                   CB2 3L Tel: 01223 464550

- The Mitre Tavern:    17 Bridge Street
                                   CB2 1UF Tel: 01223 358403

- The First and Last:  18 Melbourne Place
                                   CB1 1EQ  Tel: 01223 778871

- The Fountain:          12 Regent Street
                                   CB2 1DB  Tel: 01223 366540

- The Old Spring:       1 Ferry Path
                                   CB4 1HB  Tel: 01223357228#

- The Navigator:         63 High Street
                                   Little Shelford
                                   CB22 5ES  Tel: 01223 843901


If you enjoy a shopping spree you will love Cambridge. The city boasts a wide choice of shops. Stroll down Rose Crescent and Trinity Street, Magdalene Street, Bridge Street and King Street to discover some excellent independent shops and chic cafes. Grand Arcade is the city’s newest shopping centre with more than 60 high brands, Lewis, Apple, The White Company, Hollister, Carluccio’s, Kurt Geiger, Topshop and others.


Be careful Cambridge is an english city so the local currently is the pound.


Time zone:GMT (Greenwich Meantime)
Current time zone offset:+00:00 hours


The city is affected by a temperate climate with wet winters but not rigid (hardly temperatures drop below zero) and moderately warm summers.
Such as London, Cambridge is also characterized by a climate fairly unstable: even the more peaceful day can be ruined by an unexpected downpour.
The average of rainfall is high, particularly in spring and winter.


If you leave in the Europe you don't need a passport or a visa. However, if you come from an other country you have to take it.

Public Transportation

The principal operator is Stagecoach.  The city is composed of several buses connecting major tourist them.


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