Are you passionate about culture, fashion and history? Then grab a ticket to London! This bustling city mostly known for its museums, theatres, royalty, shopping malls and nightlife has everything to charm its visitors! Follow your Holidays by BlueSky guide to spend a great vacation there!
If you want to visit London during summer, July is the perfect month! You can enjoy the sun while walking down the urban streets, lightly dressed. During March, UK usually welcomes the arrival of spring! Between November and December, the climate is rather cold and it’s the season of traditional Christmas markets. January is however the coldest month and you need to wrap up well before going out!
It is recommended to take at least 4 days to explore London and its amazing places. Some of the most popular ones are:
1. The Buckingham palace
Take a tour to the Buckingham palace, one of the most wonderful royal palaces. You may visit during summer its 19 stunning State Rooms, decorated with stunning paintings made by Rembrandt, Rubens and Van Dyck. You may also spot the guards outside of the palace or wander through its colourful garden.
2. Madame Tussaud
Everybody dreams to meet his or her idol one day! If you never had the opportunity to see yours, you should visit Madame Tussaud. You will find 300 wax figures of famous people such as David Beckham, Miley Cyrus, Lady Gaga! Strike a pose and take as many pictures as you can in front of these fantastic statues!
3. Tower of London
The Tower of London is rich in history! Its walls evoke that of a royal palace, an armoury and a fortress. Discover the priceless Crown Jewels, the wild animals that inhabited the Tower and join an iconic Beefeater on a tour and take a picture with a guard. At the Tower of London, you will surely enjoy a memorable moment!
4. Warner Bros studio
Are you a huge fan of Harry Potter? If yes, do not miss to visit Warner Bros! You will have a sneak peak behind the scenes of Harry Potter’s movies: The sets, the costumes and the props used in the films. You can also explore the film’s locations such as the Great Hall, Dumbledore’s office and Hagrid’s Hut!
5. Westminster Abbey
The Westminster Abbey has an outstanding gothic architecture! It used to be a place of worship and reminds us of some historical figures. 17 Monarchs from Henry III to George II have been buried there!
London is filled with great shops and markets! The Columbia Road Flower Market, Chatsworth Road Market are among the most well-known ones. In the shops and boutiques along King’s Road in Chelsea or Marylebone High street, all your shopping needs will be fulfilled!
Are you eager to visit London? Contact Holidays by BlueSky on 2026765 and one of our experts will be pleased to assist you!