Discover London: such a British city!
Both the capital and the largest city in the United Kingdom, London was founded by the Romans over 2,000 years ago. It was considered the most populated city in the world during the 19th century, today the greater London area has a population of over 8 million. As holder of the first place in finances at the world level, London is a dynamic city that has remained influential.
London is the perfect example of a cosmopolitan city, with many communities: Christian, Muslim, Hindu, Sikh, Jewish, etc. A favorite tourist destination for the entire world, London attracts as many culture-lovers as it does art and fashion buffs.
If you decide to visit this non-standard city, you will be able to admire buildings from different periods in London's history. However, London's great fire in 1666 destroyed a large part of the city, as well as the oldest buildings.
During a week-end stay in London, you will have plenty of activities to do and famous museums to visit: British Museum, Tate Gallery, Madame Tussauds, etc. Take advantage of your stay in London to discover the most emblematic buildings in the city such as the Palace, Westminster Abbey, the Tower Bridge, London Tower, Buckingham Palace and Big Ben. Stroll along the Thames or through various London neighborhoods such as Piccadilly Circus, Oxford Street, Soho, Covent Garden or the eccentric Camden Market.
In nice weather, go to the London Eye! This attraction will let you see the city from above (445.5 feet high). You may also discover London in an unusual way by following the trail of Jack the Ripper during a themed walk.
Whatever season you choose to visit London, remember to bring an umbrella in your luggage! Just in case…
Air France offers many daily flights from major US airports to London (and direct flights with our partner, Delta Airlines). You may reserve plane tickets to London on airfrance.us and benefit from many services from our company. You can also put an option on your tickets before purchasing them or check-in online (30 hours before departure).
Thanks to one of the highest performing transportation systems (one of the best in the world) you can easily get to your hotel or other places that you want to visit.