Vacation in London
Presentation of London
One of the world’s most famous capitals, London’s rich heritage, fine cultural offering and iconic riverbank landmarks make it a top choice. Its history dates back two thousand years to the Roman era and now you can discover its secrets with a choice of travel deals to London.
Flights to London arrive at:
- London Heathrow Airport, to the west.
- Gatwick, to the south.
- Luton, to the north.
- Stansted (in Cambridgeshire), northeast of London.
There are smaller airports at Southend and in Docklands.
To explore London properly, plan a few days to take in the fantastic sights. Each attraction has its individual, enchanting quirks—but don’t miss the fabulous shopping, excellent restaurants and top theatre productions. The currency is pounds sterling, while Greenwich Mean Time and British Summer Time are between five and eight hours ahead of the US. Now, benefit from the convenience of flight and hotel packages in London - you will soon have your trip all booked.
Things to know before visiting London
Our city break last-minute vacation packages in London give you the opportunity to experience the city’s charm and contrasts. Famed as a magnet for art, culture and technology, the English capital boasts an almost endless list of attractions, entertainment and traditions.
When you want to get around, transport is no problem—thanks to the modern installations and infrastructure. A tip: when you book your vacation in London with eDreams, it’s best to plan enough time to organize your itinerary, see the sights and enjoy your stay. From the curious and historical to the striking and ultra-modern, London has something for everyone. Come and see this captivating and cosmopolitan capital for yourself.
What is the weather in London?
Central London temperatures may be a degree or two higher than in the surrounding countryside of southeast England. From spring blossom through to the bright blue skies of summer vacations and rich autumn hues, each season has a distinct feel. Even on winter vacations in London, occasional sunshine lights up the streets and parks.
During winter, a coat is advisable. Snowfall is infrequent, though the wettest months are October through January. In contrast, the maximum spring and autumn temperatures are typically 12 to 13 degrees Centigrade, while summer daytime temperatures can quickly exceed 23 to 24 degrees in the center. Light clothing is sufficient in summer, especially during occasional humid periods in July and August. So, check your diary and choose from these all-inclusive vacations in London now!
Things to do in London
Having chosen your flight and hotel to London, there is a huge choice of things to do. Explore from the West End to the East Docklands area, or from the green spaces of Hyde Park to busy shopping in Oxford Street. London runs an action-packed events program including sports, home and motor exhibitions. London nightclubs are home to some of the world’s leading DJs though in contrast, for many, a trip to London would be incomplete without experiencing Camden Market. Here, the cobbled pathways are home to an amazing number of stalls. London Zoo is nearby too if you fancy an afternoon with a difference.
Centrally located, The London Eye offers flights of around thirty minutes, with panoramic views of Buckingham Palace, the Houses of Parliament and 35 kilometers into the distance on a fine day. Another great way to view the city from the air is during five minutes of pure adventure, courtesy of the Emirates Airline cable car. The airborne journey runs from Greenwich to the fashionable Royal Victoria Docks, also a trendy spot for leisurely lunches on restaurant terraces, set against a riverside backdrop. You could be enjoying London soon; simply book now.
What places to visit in London?
Culture, art and architecture lovers have a super choice. Some attractions you may want to see to make the most of these vacation deals in London include:
- Saint Paul’s Cathedral, the Millennium Bridge and the Tate Gallery.
- The British Museum, the Science Museum and the Victoria and Albert Museum, among others.
- The north and south banks of the River Thames. Stroll past the famous Shakespeare Theatre. Alternatively, take a boat trip and see the city landmarks, including the Tower of London, from the water’s edge.
- The lively West End, with restaurants, theaters and star-studded listings of shows and musicals.
- Big red open-top double-decker bus tours, to soak up the atmosphere.
Alternatively, a day out in Greenwich gives you time to see magnificent views of the city set against the curve of the River Thames. Naval buffs might head for the Maritime Museum, while stargazers and budding astronomers should not miss the Royal Observatory’s planetarium, part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Reserve your accommodation by choosing from these flights and hotels in London and see Greenwich for yourself!
What places to visit near London?
If sport is your thing, Wembley Stadium is in the west of London. Heading further out on the M4 motorway towards Slough, you will soon reach the royal residence of Windsor Castle. Steeped in centuries of history, the palace offers informative guided tours. Finally, for an excursion to the south coast, head for the coastal resorts of Worthing, Hove or Brighton with its Palace Pier and special seaside atmosphere. When you have reserved one of these travel packages to London, you can plan your itinerary!
So, why not get started now? Avoid disappointment and choose from our flight and hotel deals in London. If you prefer, we also offer a great choice of departure days and times for your flight from New York to London or your flight from Los Angeles to London. Enjoy your trip!