The first day of the tour in London starts in one of its magnificent parks, Hyde Park, located in the heart of the city. The Princess of Wales Memorial Fountain, the Serpentine and the Speakers’ Corner, where people share their opinions on Sunday mornings, stand out.
From there you can continue to Buckingham Palace, the official residence of the British monarchy since 1837. All year round you can enjoy the changing of the guard that takes place at 11.30 am.
Afterwards, cross St James Park to reach Westminster Abbey, over 700 years old. It is the place where coronations and royal weddings are celebrated. In addition, it houses the graves of famous people such as David Livingstone, Charles Darwin and Isaac Newton.
Once outside the abbey, you will find Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament, also known as Palace of Westminster, since in the past it was a royal residence.
Then, we cross Westminster Bridge to reach the London Eye, opened in 2000, it has one of the best views in town.
You can conclude the day at the Harrods department store, possibly the best known in the city, located in the Knightsbridge tube station.
On the second day, the tour starts with a visit to the Tower of London, which, over the centuries, has been used as a royal palace, prison, fortress, deposit of Crown Jewels, zoo and observatory.
Then we propose you go on a cruise along the River Thames, there are several companies with different schedules so you can enjoy Tower Bridge at any time of the day. Once on land, you can continue to the Cathedral of Saint Paul, which offers beautiful views of the city of London from its dome.
Then you can walk or take the metro to Goodge Street, Holborn or Russell Square, where the British Museum is located, founded in 1753 as the first national public museum in the world. The visit is free and you should not miss the Egypt exhibition.
Once again, take the metro to Camden Town, to meet one of the most curious neighbourhoods in London. The Camden Lock flea market stands out, especially on crowded weekends.
To end the day, we suggest you enjoy a musical.
On your last day in London we suggest you start at another market in the city, Portobello Road, famous for its antiques, and located in the Notting Hill neighbourhood. It opens its doors from Monday to Saturday.
Take the metro to Charing Cross, to reach Trafalgar Square, a square that commemorates Nelson’s victory over Napoleon’s fleet. A few meters away you can find the National Gallery, inaugurated in 1838 that houses works by Leonardo Da Vinci, Rembrandt, Velázquez and Van Gogh among others.
Then walk to Covent Garden, full of restaurants, theaters, and shops. Its cobbled Piazza and the arches of the Market Building stand out.
From there, we walk to Oxford Street, a major shopping street that leads to Oxford Circus. Once there, take Regent Street, also full of shops and stores. On the way to Piccadilly Circus, known for its neon lights and large billboards, you can stop at Liberty, Carnaby Street or Fortum & Mason.
If you have more time, the city offers many possibilities. Be sure to check our guide to find out other interesting activities!