Perfect 3-Day Itinerary for London

Perfect 3-Day Itinerary for London


If you’re traveling through Europe and want to stop in London but only have a few days, don’t worry. With our three-day plan, which includes the city’s best sights, you can make the most of your time there.

Before you go, it’s best to check what times London’s famous sites are open, since these can change based on the time of year and day of the week. This is a must if you want to see the Guards Change at Buckingham Palace in the winter when it doesn’t happen every day. Using this information, you can change how the first two days of your trip go.

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The first day in London starts before 10 am bright and early. Take the Tube to Marble Arch and then walk around Hyde Park, which is very famous. We suggest taking a walk through the park to Wellington Arch, which is to the south. Walking through the nearby woods, Green Park will lead you to the forecourt of Buckingham Palace, where you will have to be patient until 11:30 am to see the famous Changing of the Guard ceremony (check the dates before you go to Buckingham Palace to make sure the ceremony is happening).

Hyde Park

After seeing the troops and bands, you’ll cross St. James’s Park, which is another one of London’s green lungs, to get to Westminster Abbey. This visit usually takes more than two hours, but it’s worth it because it’s the most important site in the city.

When you leave the abbey, head toward the River Thames, where Big Ben and Westminster Palace, the city’s most famous landmarks, are located.

When you cross Westminster Bridge, you’ll end up at the London Eye, which has the best views of the city. You can grab a quick bite to eat nearby before going up.

After seeing the Millenium wheel, it will be too late to see any other attractions, so we recommend taking the tube to Knightsbridge and walking to Harrods, a world-famous department store that is a great place to spend a couple of hours.

There are a lot of great places to eat dinner in Piccadilly. Try not to stay out too late, since you have to get up early the next day.

Day 2

The day will start at the Tower of London. Since the visit will take most of the morning, we suggest getting there as soon as possible.

tower of london

After you’ve seen the Tower, you’ll have to cross the Tower Bridge to get to the south bank of the River Thames. On the right is the City Hall, and a little further on is the warship HMS Belfast. You won’t have enough time to see these sites, but you can save them for a second trip to London.

When you get to the London Bridge tube stop, take the subway to Camden Town to see one of the most interesting and real parts of London. Camden Town is a place with many shops and stalls, as well as food stands from all over the world.

The British Museum is one of the most well-known museums in the world. To get there, take the tube to Goodge Street. The Rosetta Stone, the Nereid Monument, and the area of Egypt are some of the best things to see.

After the artistic part of the day is over, it’s time to go to Oxford Street and Regent Street, two of the most important shopping streets that are also full of restaurants and theaters. You can get to Piccadilly Circus, one of London’s most famous streets, by going to Oxford Street and then Regent Street.

You can eat dinner here, or if you like Asian food, you can go to Chinatown, which is nearby and has a different vibe. Here, there are a lot of real Chinese places.

Day- 3

The last day in the UK’s most important city starts at 10 a.m. with a trip to St. Paul’s Cathedral, which is near St. Paul’s tube stop and has a crypt and a dome you can climb.

St. Paul's Cathedral

Go back to the subway stop and get off at Charing Cross. From there, walk to Trafalgar Square, which is one of the most famous places in London. After walking around and taking a few pictures, go to the neoclassical building that looks out onto Trafalgar Square. The National Gallery is one of the most important and well-known museums in the UK. It has over 2,300 paintings in its collection.

After visiting the museum, walk northeast until you reach the charming neighborhood of Covent Garden, which is full of shops, theaters, and restaurants. There, you can easily find a restaurant that you like and spend the rest of the afternoon there until you have to go to the airport.

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