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C-Ville sophistication

With Antebellum architecture, a time-stood-still wine country and Monticello - a World Heritage Site and former plantation home of Thomas Jefferson - this southern city nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, is vibrant yet sophisticated.

Essential information for Charlottesville

Local time

Language

USA flag
American English

Currency

US Dollar $
Official currency of the United States

Flight information

8h 30m
Washington DC (IAD)
Direct flight

Flight Schedule

  • Fly to Washington DC with Virgin Atlantic and drive to your destination.
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Do I need a VISA?

Yes. You'll need to obtain approval no less than 72 hours prior to travel to the US via the ESTA (Electronic System for Travel Authorisation (ESTA) scheme.

Find out more about Travel Visas here »

Sightseeing ideas

Visit two UNESCO World Heritage Sites – Thomas Jefferson's home, Monticello and the Rotunda at his beloved University of Virginia! You can visit both on a guided tour as well as the homes of 2 other early American Presidents, Monroe and Madison.