Take a tour of Liverpool with LFC City Explorer

Written by Nigel Simpkins

Liverpool is one of the most welcoming cities for international travellers. It is a city that is rich in history and none more so than its football heritage. Liverpool is home to two Premier League teams, one of which are the current European and Club World champions. Liverpool Football Club is one of the sport’s most successful football teams and with hundreds of millions of fans throughout the world, there are few clubs who can rival a fanbase as large as this.

Liverpool FC’s support has always been magnificent even during the dark times, but as one of the best teams in the world currently, the club has perhaps never been more popular than it is now. Liverpool Football Club is without a doubt one of top reasons why millions are flocking to the city each year. In this article we will explain how you can get the best out of your visit to the city with LFC City Explorer.

LFC City Explorer is a sightseeing tour bus that offers Liverpool FC supporters the ultimate day out for an unbeatable price. Tickets last for 24 hours and with a hop on hop off service, you can board and disembark the bus during the hours your ticket is valid for. A tour guide is on board to walk you through a collection of incredible stories and history as well as a few jokes.

This Liverpool FC bus tour begins at the city’s most famous landmark – the Liverpool waterfront! The bus begins its journey at the Royal Albert Dock Liverpool where tourists can enjoy some sightseeing and shopping before commencing their trip to Anfield Stadium. Next up is the very short trip to Canada Boulevard which is just at the other end of the waterfront. Stopping right outside the Mersey Ferries terminal, you can hop off the bus at explore more of the city including the famous Three Graces buildings and a bronze statue honouring The Beatles. When you’re ready to continue the tour, hop back on the next bus that arrives and show your ticket to the driver.

The third stop on the LFC City Explorer bus tour is the Shankly Museum which is found at the Shankly Hotel on Victoria Street. This is a relatively new experience where supporters can gain a personal insight into the career and life of Bill Shankly, one of the game’s most influential managers. The museum consists of never been seen items that once belonged to Shankly, including his first ever contract for Liverpool FC. There are also several letters penned by the man himself during his time at the club and a 30ft video wall showing some of the best footage, quotes and photos.

Are you ready for the ultimate destination? Get back on the bus and prepare yourself for Anfield! LFC City Explorer stops right outside the home of Liverpool FC and if you’ve never been there before, the stadium’s magnificent sight will leave you in awe. At Anfield there are endless options for supporters to make the most of their trip. No visit is complete without taking a tour of the stadium where you can get up close and personal with where the squad spends their time on matchdays. There is also a museum on-site featuring the club’s impressive collection of silverware, as well as a superstore where you can grab a few souvenirs to take home with you.