London, United Kingdom (May 31, 2010) –London is featured in City-Discovery.com's summer series, a weekly feature of top 10 things to do and attractions in popular destinations around the world. Drawn from new and bestselling tours, London's top 10 picks highlight sightseeing itineraries led by expert travel guides, dinner cruises, food tours, movie-themed activities, as well as pickup and drop-off transfers.
The site opened the series with Paris and continued with Rome. In London, the top 10 travel themes and attractions highlight city sightseeing, TV and movie tours, Thames river cruises, the Beatles Tour, photo tours, day trips to medieval castles and ancient monuments, architectural walks, and a shopping activity in one of London's oldest districts.
City-Discovery.com announced that from June 1 to 30 a discount of up to 15 percent is valid on a selection of London sightseeing tours and day trips. Travel date for discounted tours is until March 31, 2011. The list of discounted tours is available on its special deal's page.
City Sightseeing – Hop on Hop off Sightseeing, on land and water, is a recommended activity. With over 90 stops with a commentary in English or six other languages, hop on hop off services are frequent and reliable with tours running daily, every 15-20 minutes. There is even an educational but fun alternative for 5-12 years old. Included are: free Thames River Cruise plus 90-minute walking tours in historical city centers.
London TV and Movie Tours - Bridget Jones's Diary, James Bond, the Da Vinci Code, Sherlock Holmes, and Harry Potter—these are just a few of the movies set in London. Film and television location tours feature guided walks through some of London's famous film locations, TV studios, ancient streets, pubs, and churches.
Thames River Cruise, with dinner or show – Classic attractions, dinner cruises on the Thames River are ever popular with couples and romantics. Recommended activities are the comprehensive Sights and Sounds of London with River Cruise and Walking Tour and musically entertaining The London Showboat.
Year of the Beatles – 2010 marks the 50th anniversary of the Beatles. The one-day Beatles Tour is a rare opportunity for every Beatles fan to take part in the celebrations. The tour retraces the rise to fame of the world's most influential rock band and visits some of the places—including former homes and schools—that made an impact on the life and times of John, Paul, George, and Ringo.
Hidden London, photo tours – Why settle for just memories when one can invest in souvenirs lasting a lifetime—and improve photography techniques at the same time? In London Thru the Lens, photography enthusiasts and professional photographers can enjoy numerous photo ops from St Paul's to Tower Bridge.
Duck Tour – The Duck Tour is definitely something different, sightseeing on an amphibious vehicle. It features a live guided tour of the Westminster by road, passing landmarks such as Trafalgar Square, Houses of Parliament, and Big Ben, and a trip along the river for more sightseeing.
London's Architectural Landmarks – A series of architectural walks offer a detailed introduction to London's iconic and recognizable landmarks, including Buckingham palace, Westminster Abbey, Big Ben, the London Eye, Tower of London, Bank of England, and a selection of London's pubs.
Attraction Tickets – No need to queue to get in London's famous attractions such as the London Eye, Madame Tussauds, Tower of London, Kensington Palace, London Zoo, St Paul's Cathedral, Royal Botanic Gardens, and Hampton Court Palace. Attractions tickets can be booked online.
Medieval Castles – A series of day trips from London features medieval towns and magnificent castles steeped in England's colorful history and regal tradition. Tours include Windsor Castle, Warwick Castle, Leeds Castle, and the Hampton Court Palace.
Secrets of Stonehenge – Some of the most important prehistoric monuments are just outside London, easily accessible through day trip activities such as the Windsor, Bath and Stonehenge Tour. Composed of a circular setting of large standing stones, Stonehenge is perhaps the most mysterious of these monuments.
For summer travel, City-Discovery.com announced that London offers intriguing themes for travelers looking for unique travel experiences. Any City-Discovery.com who submits a review and a photo(s) of an activity they experienced though the site will be featured in the City Discovery Travel Blog (blog.city-discovery.com), Facebook Page (facebook.com/citydiscovery), and Twitter Feed (twitter.com/citydiscovery). .
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