With this step by step travel guide to London we want to help you organize and prepare your trip, in the easiest and fastest way, so that you can also enjoy the city to the fullest.
Known to many for being one of the most visited cities in the world, besides being the political and economic capital of the United Kingdom, London is a cosmopolitan city, which rarely sleeps, in which diversity is the order of the day.
We assure you that making a trip to London is always a great success. Whatever the time and whatever the duration.
So if it was your choice, get ready to enjoy one of the most incredible cities in the world!
After having traveled several times, the first for 10 days, several years ago and repeating the trip to London in 6 days a couple of years ago, we have now decided to return to the city, but to enjoy it little by little for a month .
This time we will stay in the charming Notting Hill, our favorite area of London, from where we will discover the city to update and expand the information in this travel guide to London step by step.
When to travel
Although as it happens in many European cities, we could say that any time is good to make a trip to London, there are certain important nuances that you should consider if you want to enjoy the city to the fullest.
High season: Between the months of June and mid-September, these are the months in which they travel more tourist to London, prices are higher, but also the weather is usually better, including warmer days and with less rainfall .
Another time that is included in the high season is the Christmas period, at which time the city is adorned with lights and trees to live these days in the most magical way.
Mid season: Spring and autumn are times when rains and gray skies are usually more present, although there are also fewer tourists and prices are usually more adjusted. If you do not mind knowing the city with some risk of rainfall, without a doubt, traveling to London at this time is a success.
Low season: The months that winter comprises are the hardest to visit London. With low temperatures, usual rainfall and even snow, January and February would be the least recommended months for a trip to London.
Accommodation in London
Where to sleep in London? Undoubtedly, this is one of the questions you ask us the most and also, it is more difficult to answer. With hundreds of options, on many occasions the price of accommodation is one of the variables that weigh the most when choosing accommodation in London.
In our case, having traveled several times, we have experience in different areas and in the end, we believe that your choice should depend greatly on your tastes and needs.
Accommodation in Oxford Street and surroundings. Soho
This is probably the most demanded area for travelers to stay in London, but also one of the most expensive. Known for being practically the center of the city, here you will be close to most tourist attractions and you will also have a wide gastronomic and leisure offer.
Accommodation in Westminster. Victoria Station Surroundings
In our experience, this area is one of the best areas of London to stay, due to its good communication with public transport and being quite close to many tourist spots in the city.