With a splendid architectural setting, a sunny and mild climate and a prevailing harmomy, it’s no surprise that this city of 115,000 inhabitants has regularly been voted as the number one English city! The capital of the county of Devon, Exeter is a dynamic city with a strong character, deeply anchored in its ancient history.
A past marked by the presence of the Romans or indeed William the Conqueror who participated in the erecting of the city. An historical city, Exeter gains its reputation from its numerous monuments such as the cathedral, Rougemont Castle or St. Nicholas Priory. But Exeter is also a lively city which is forging ahead. With its numerous theatres, art galleries, cinemas, boutiques and festivals, Exeter shows that it is resolutely modern!
Owing to its multiple cultural and traditional attractions, Exeter is a favourite destination of British tourists who come here to enjoy its welcoming atmosphere. A convivial atmosphere which is reinforced by the presence of the University of Exeter and of its numerous students who gather in the various pubs and cafés. The leading representatives of this good humour are the city’s inhabitants who have a developed sense of hospitality and welcome you with open arms. Only two hours from London and 20 minutes from the sea, Exeter charms people of all ages. A city full of charm where you feel at ease from the start, Exeter is decidedly worth the visit!