London, England has long been a favourite travel destination, thanks to its historic wonders, awe-inspiring architecture, exciting nightlife, top-notch theatre, significant museums, outstanding galleries and incredible hotels. If you haven't experienced London, we suggest you do, and if you already have, we suspect you yearn to return. Read more about London
It can be an expensive city to visit, but we'll find you the lowest airfares from Ottawa to London and you'll have extra to spend when you're there.
The fascinating and enduring history of London is as remarkable as the vibrant and sophisticated city it is today. From must-see icons like the Tower of London and Houses of Parliament, home of Big Ben, to its sprawling and groundbreaking (literally!) Underground transit system and The Shard, Western Europe's tallest building, London is the benchmark of a world-class city and one of the oldest. London's allure is mighty; no wonder it is Europe's most populous city.
London is also a global influencer, with progressive architecture, art, fashion, music and gastronomy. You'll be amazed by how the cutting-edge is congruently set amid historic sites that span two millennia. The British Museum, National Gallery and Tate Modern, to name a few, house some of civilization's most cherished artifacts and artworks.
Whether or not you're a history buff or culture vulture, London will transform you into an Anglophile. At the very least, a pint and pie in a traditional English pub will, or familiar sights like the Union Jack flying atop Buckingham Palace.
The well-heeled come to shop in Knightsbridge, home to Harrod's department store and Sloan Street's designer labels. The London High Street is where many global trends begin, or check out ultra-cool vintage shopping in hip and quirky Camden Town.
London is your launch pad to beautiful countryside, medieval castles and cathedrals, exquisite heritage estates and Roman ruins. From catching shows and matches at Wembley Stadium and Wimbledon, to capturing photos at Stonehenge and Stratford-Upon-Avon, the concentration of attractions in and around London is remarkable.
Flying from Ottawa to London, your will arrive in either of these two airports (London has six in total): London Heathrow (LHR), the city's largest airport that oversees more international flights than any other in the world, or London Gatwick (LGW), the second largest, where most charter flights arrive. Both airports are renowned for their efficiency and are just about equidistant to central London, offering easy access to the core via underground or train. Your Flight Centre expert will book you the most convenient route possible.
As written on London's busy streets, be sure to "Look Left" and "Look Right", as well as look up and down, as there's constantly something to admire and explore in lively London.