TOP 10 so British activities to do in London

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With the arrival of sunny days, are you planning to discover or rediscover London? Good idea !! I offer 10 so British activities that will allow you to learn more about English history and culture, but also its traditions!



And if like me, Great Britain is a destination that fascinates you, go to the site d’Expedia which showcases the best of Britain!

 

See the Changing of the Guard in London!

 


 

Who does not know the changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace ?! But did you know that there is also a changing of the guard at Horse Guards Parade at the Tower of London and Windsor Castle?

La Changing of the Guard in London is one of the most touristic and popular attractions to do at least once!


 

Visit the Tower of London


 

This UNESCO-listed medieval fortress is one of the city of London's most iconic and popular landmarks.

It is at the Tower of London that we can admire the Crown Jewels with in particular the imperial State crown worn by the Queen or the largest diamond in the world with its 530 carats.

Practical information and reservations on the Expedia website 

 

Drink a beer in a historic London pub


 

London is full of many historic pubs full of charm and steeped in history. Will you find Ye Olde Miter, London's most hidden pub? Do you know the wonderfully flowered facade of the pub Churchill Arms à Notting Hill which was also the meeting place of Winston Churchill's grandparents


 

Attend the gun salute

 

Le gun salute is an unusual activity that is held several times a year in London to celebrate birthdays of the royal family, state visits or the opening of parliament. On this occasion, cannon salutes were fired at Hyde Park, Green Park or the Tower of London.

 

Visit the Transport Museum in Covent Garden

 

Le transport museum located in the tourist area of Covent Garden, is a visit to be shared with the family as it offers many fun and recreational activities specially dedicated to children. Immerse yourself in the history of London transport and climb aboard the famous routemasters!


 

Celebrate the birthday of Queen Elisabeth II

 

 

Every year in June, the Horse Guards celebrate the birthday of Queen Elisabeth II during a military parade called Trooping the Colour. The Queen then reviewed her troops, made up of 1400 men, 200 horses and 400 musicians.

The public can attend the ceremony and benefit from a seat in the stands installed for the occasion on Horse Guards Parade.

 

Climb aboard the London Eye and experience a panoramic view of London!

 

 

Le London Eye is one of Britain's top tourist spots. From a height of 135 m, the London Eye offers on a clear day a panorama that stretches for 40 km to Windsor Castle.
Other iconic London landmarks are also visible such as Westminster Palace, Big Ben, Buckingham Palace St Paul's Cathedral or shard.

Practical information and reservations on the Expedia website

 

Visit London aboard a double-decker bus

 

Thanks to Hop-On-Hop-Off bus, effortlessly discover the most emblematic monuments of London and listen to anecdotes in French about the places crossed thanks to the audio guides on board.

 

Practical information and reservations on The Original Tour website

 

Go see a musical

 

London is renowned for the quality of its musical comedies and has nothing to envy in New York, other the international capital of musicals.

See the musicals playing on London Box Office.

 

Attend parliamentary debates at the Palace of Westminster

 

 

Are you passionate about political issues? Come and attend the parliamentary debatess which are held several times a week at the Palace of Westminster. It is also an opportunity to discover the Victorian architecture of the place and to better understand the British parliamentary monarchy.

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