Five Days in London

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LONDON : THE CITY FOR EVERYBODY
London, situated on the river Thames in the south-east of Britain, isn’t only the economic and politic capital of Great Britain, but it is also a beautiful and impressive city full of magnificent buildings to see and dynamic places where have fun. If you fly there, you will undoubtedly have the best time of your life!
On the first day you will arrive at Gatwick Airport in London and afterwards you will transfer to hotel Savoy, where you will stay for four nights. You will have lunch in the hotel restaurant. In the afternoon you will begIn your visit of London by admiring the Tower of London, the fortress built by William of Normandy which during the history has served as a royal palace, seat of government, prison and jewel house. You can walking on Tower Bridge too, the one bridge on the Thames that can be raised, and admire a beautiful panorama of the famous river. In the evening you will have free time to have dinner in the area around Petticoat Square, which presents hospitable restaurants and pubs.
On the second day you will visit the area of St James’s. You will see the Houses of Parliament, where the House of Lords and the House of Commons meet to discuss and pass laws, and the high clock tower situated near it which hosts the famous bell called Big Ben. At 11.00 am you will see the Changing of the Guard in front of Buckingham Palace, the official London residence of the Queen and the Royal Family. Then you will have free time to have lunch and go shopping. We recommend you Covent Garden, a fashionable and stylish place with a lot of shops and places to eat something. Around it there are a church, whose portico is an open air stage for buskers and entertainers. In the afternoon you will admire one of the world’s finest collections of paintings of all schools in the National Gallery. Finally, you will see Piccadilly Circus, which is the most popular meeting point in the city, both for shoppers and sightseers, and the centre of London’s entertainment world.
On the third day you will visit the National History Museum, where animals, plants, fossils and minerals will illustrate you the natural history of the world from the beginning of time. Then you will take a walk in Kensington Gardens and Hide Park, the biggest park of London, the ideal for anyone who want to relax, play sports or simply spent a day in the nature. In the afternoon you will have the opportunity to make “crazy shopping” in Harrods, the big department store where you can find everything.
On the fourth day you will visit Madame Tussaud’s, a funny and impressive museum collecting a great number of wax statues which reproduce famous characters of past and present time. You will visit the Planetarium too and, then, have a walk in the near Regent’s Park. The rest of the day will be free, so you can go shopping or visit the town by your own.
On the last day you will visit the British Museum, which contains an incredible collections of treasures, such as the Elgin Marbles from the Parthenon, the Rosetta Stone and two original copies of the Magna Charta. Then you will reach St Paul’s Cathedral, built by Sir Cristopher Wren after the Great Fire of 1666. You will have lunch in Savoy Restaurant Hotel. In the afternoon you will depart from the centre of the city and you will reach Gatwick Airport.
You will reach London by plane (departure from Venice Airport and arrival in Gatwick Airport). The transport around the city will be effected by a private coach, which will take you to every place you will see.
You will stay in Savoy Hotel, where all rooms presents en-suite facilities, like colour television, direct dial telephone and private bathroom.
The price of the tour includes HB overnight stay in hotel for four nights, coach, all entrance tickets of museums and other buildings and tourist guide. Discounts are available for groups over 40 people and students until 18.

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