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Bisected by the River Thames, London is a bustling metropolis where more than 300 languages are spoken; a city steeped in history and rich cultural diversity. Explore everything from the seat of British democracy, the Palace of Westminster, to Greenwich, home of the Royal Observatory and the Prime Meridian – where you can stand with one foot in both hemispheres of the world.

Take in a hit show in one of the many West End theaters and come face-to-face with Dickens and Richard III at the National Portrait Gallery. Stroll alongside the River Fleet, where you’ll find the oldest Catholic church in England, St Etheldreda’s, and stop at a 16th-century tavern where you can sample a traditional British pint.

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Browse our full collection of Great Britain tours. Comprised of England, Scotland, and Wales, few countries offer as many opportunities to compare and contrast local cultures as Great Britain.

London Tour FAQs

The number of days you need for a London tour really depends on your interests and what you want to see and do. However, most visitors find that spending at least 3-4 days in London is a good amount of time to get a taste of the city and see some of the major attractions.

Within 3-4 days, you can visit iconic landmarks like the Tower of London, Buckingham Palace, and the British Museum, take a Thames River cruise, explore neighborhoods like Covent Garden and Notting Hill, and enjoy some of London's famous food and drink.

Of course, if you have more time, you can explore the city in greater depth and visit some of the lesser-known attractions, take day trips to nearby destinations, or relax and soak up the atmosphere of this vibrant and diverse city.

Our collection features London tours that visit the city for one to eight days. 

Here are some things you should know before going to London:

Currency: The currency used in London is the pound sterling (GBP). You can exchange your currency for pounds at banks, currency exchange offices, or ATMs.

Weather: London has a temperate maritime climate, which means it can be rainy and chilly year-round. Be sure to pack layers and a raincoat or umbrella.

Tipping: Tipping in London is generally expected in restaurants, bars, and for taxi drivers. A typical amount is 10-15% of the bill.

Culture: London is a diverse and multicultural city, and respecting the local customs and culture is important. Dress appropriately when visiting religious sites, and be aware of cultural differences when interacting with locals.

Attractions: London has a wealth of attractions, including historical landmarks, museums, theaters, and more.

Safety: London is generally a safe city, but it's always important to be aware of your surroundings and take precautions to keep yourself and your belongings safe, especially in crowded areas and tourist hotspots.

London is a world-famous tourist destination, and many factors make it so attractive to visitors. Here are some of the reasons why London is a popular tourist attraction:

  1. History: London has a rich history that spans over 2,000 years, from Roman times to the present day. Visitors can explore historical landmarks like the Tower of London, St. Paul's Cathedral, and Buckingham Palace.

  2. Culture: London is a cultural hub with a vibrant arts scene. Many museums, galleries, theaters, and music venues showcase the city's artistic heritage and contemporary culture.

  3. Food and drink: London is famous for its diverse culinary scene, from traditional pub fare to international cuisine. Visitors can sample the city's famous fish and chips, afternoon tea, craft beer, and other delights.

  4. Shopping: London is a shopper's paradise, with everything from high-end luxury boutiques to vintage and street markets. Visitors can shop for fashion, jewelry, souvenirs, and more.

  5. Parks and green spaces: Despite being a bustling metropolis, London has many beautiful parks and green spaces, such as Hyde Park, Regent's Park, and Hampstead Heath, where visitors can relax and enjoy nature.

Overall, London offers a unique blend of history, culture, food, and entertainment that appeals to visitors worldwide.

The dress code for a London tour depends on the type of tour you choose and the season. Comfortable shoes are recommended for walking tours, and you may want to bring an umbrella or raincoat in case of rain. Dress appropriately for the weather, and consider wearing layers that can be removed if it gets too warm.

The best time to visit London largely depends on your preferences and what you want to do there. London has a temperate maritime climate, which means it can be rainy and chilly year-round. If you prefer milder temperatures and fewer crowds, consider visiting in the shoulder seasons of spring (March to May) or fall (September to November).

The best time to visit London is subjective and depends on your preferences. Consider the weather, crowds, events, and your budget when planning your trip.

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