England is a familiar country, which we feel we know well. However, as soon as you get there, you can already see his spécificités qu' a tourist guide to England will not fail to highlight: the grass is very green, the sheep numerous, you drive on the left... Because England cultivates its differences jealously, proud of its traditions and its insularity. England still has a certain sweetness of life, this charm " cosy ", a little old-fashioned, to which we often associate it. Bucolic, elegant and modest, the English countryside, particularly in Yorkshire and Kent, has inspired many painters and writers. In addition to the moorland landscapes, wild coasts and national parks suitable for hiking, there are many historical testimonies. England is full of castles (Leeds Castle, Warwick Castle...), cathedrals (Salisbury, Canterbury...) and museums (Tate Modern, Madame Tussauds...). But Britain is far from falling asleep on its past. It is home to several vibrant cities, London, Liverpool, the city of the Beatles or Manchester, home of Oasis, with an intense cultural life, restaurants of all kinds, a lively nightlife... The must-see attractions such as the British museum, the Buckingham Palace, the Westminster Palace or the London Tower await you!

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When to go to England?

Although the commonplace wants it to always rain in England and the territory does not lend itself to seaside resorts, it should be noted that the country enjoys several climates depending on the geographical area. In any case, it is better to have a good sweater and a windproof jacket all year round so as not to be surprised. As a general rule, summer is the best time to travel to England. Avoid the winter and mid-season if you plan to enjoy the countryside. On the other hand, for lovers of " sensations fortes " and nature, winter is the best time to contemplate the power of the natural elements, especially in the Highlands: under the rain and wind, the coast is magnificent, the colours sumptuous... and the few tourists, except of course during the Christmas and New Year holidays.

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The offer is diverse and varied to discover England, alone or in combination with Scotland and/or Wales. Discover the English countryside, city escapades in London, Liverpool or York, romantic and cultural stays, a tour in the footsteps of Turner, a tour around English castles, a whisky-themed stay: the possibilities are numerous. The destination lends itself to several types of stays

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It is very easy to go to England alone, the road, rail and air transport networks being very developed and the means to get there are numerous (plane, train, coach, car...). In addition, the country enjoys a very high level of security. However, beware of pickpockets in tourist areas and large cities, especially in the British capital. Remember to book well in advance during the summer or during the holidays.

To move between different cities or regions, there are many domestic air and rail transport modes. Finally, if the car is ideal for travelling independently, but it is not very practical in the city. London is a green city and has even pioneered car-free capitals with several measures. Be sure to check these measures before you leave and don't forget that the British drive on the left! In the city, public transport is very developed.

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When to travel?

Although the commonplace wants it to always rain in England and the territory does not lend itself to seaside resorts...
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Weather forecast

It doesn't rain every day in England. Winter is often cold and humid, temperatures vary between 1 and 6 °C. When the...
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Budget

The currency is the pound sterling. The Brexit shock in June 2016 caused the value of the pound to fall, which is inf...
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Formalities

To stay in England, it is sufficient for the European national to hold a valid identity card or passport. Under-18s t...
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Health

In England, sanitary conditions are generally good and hygiene is respected in the majority of establishments. Tap wa...
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How to travel by yourself?

It is very easy to go to England alone, the road, rail and air transport networks being very developed and the means...
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How to get organized?

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Getting around

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