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Entdecken Sie London

Verbinden Sie Geschichte und Moderne mit Flügen und Urlaub in London. Nehmen Sie bei einer Besichtigung des Tower of London an einer Geschichtsstunde teil oder genießen Sie bei einer Fahrt mit dem London Eye einen Panoramablick über die Stadt. London bietet einfach für jeden eine Fülle an Besichtigungs- und Unterhaltungsmöglichkeiten.

In London kann man bekannte Wahrzeichen bestaunen, nach Designer-Marken stöbern und eine lebhafte Kunst- und Theaterszene genießen – kein Wunder, dass so viele Menschen ihren Urlaub hier verbringen. Und mit einem Flug mit British Airways kommen Sie stilvoll und elegant in England an. Wir bieten aus der ganzen Welt regelmäßige Flüge nach London, die Stadt ist also immer zum Greifen nah.

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Find out what's on in London this August

With summer in full swing London adds a wonderful medley of outdoor events to the mix. As the city’s parks come alive with impromptu picnickers, the capital’s urban lakes entice swimmers to take a refreshing dip and outdoor film screenings form the perfect ending to a British summer’s day.

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Holi One.

1-7 August

Enjoy a colourful day of music, dance and performance art at Holi One on 2 August at Wembley Park. Immerse yourself in the atmosphere of this vibrant event and get wonderfully messy as you shower yourself and others in a kaleidoscope of environmentally-friendly paints.

England's national sport is cricket and Lord’s is its home. Celebrating its Bicentenary this year, take advantage of a handful of free fixtures this summer and watch MCC play the Club Cricket Conference team, comprising of current and former international cricketers and umpires from across the globe, on 5 August.

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Great British Beer.

8-14 August

Between12-16 August, the Great British Beer Festival will bring more than 900 real ales, ciders, perries and foreign beers to Olympia exhibition centre. In 2014, this beer extravaganza will enjoy a circus theme – accompanied by food, live music and a larger than life carnival atmosphere.

There is nothing better than escaping the city hustle and taking a dip in one of the capitals urban lakes. Join the members of the famous Sepentine Swimming Club at the Serpentine Lido - you’ll also find a gated family area with a paddling pool, sandpit, swings and a relaxing sun terrace with loungers for hire.

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Raoa Summer Exhibition.

15-21 August

The Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition 2014 at Burlington House, Piccadilly runs up until 17 August. The world’s largest open entry exhibition has been held annually for almost 250 years showcasing more than 1,000 works of art by both emerging and established artists.

One of London’s best hidden summer secrets is its rooftop bars. Sitting atop the Southbank Centre, The Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden is a great find. Immerse yourself in the urban outdoor oasis that is Dalston Roof Park, with its faux grass flooring, deckchairs and summer-long events. Or embrace the elegance and style of Radio Rooftop Bar, situated on the 10th floor of the ME London hotel, offering unparalleled views.

 

 

 

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Floating Cinema.

16-22 August

Summer film screenings sizzle in the capital this August. Join the London hipsters at the ultimate pop-up cinema experience with Backyard Cinema. Enjoy an ice-cold beer and gourmet burger - while you kickback on a giant beanbag or deckchair and watch your favourite film. Embrace the 80’s on 20 and 21 August with Goonies and Back to the Future.

It started as an Olympic project in 2011, but the Floating Cinema tradition carries on into 2014. Now the 60ft-long Floating Cinema barge is a regular on the canals in Hackney over summer.

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Notthinghill.

23-28 August

Greenwich Music Time will be at The Old Royal Naval College until 23 August. See Russell Watson, joined by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, on 22 August or Jools Holland and his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra on 23 August.

Don’t miss the excitement of the Notting Hill Carnival, which takes place over the Bank Holiday weekend on 24 and 25 August. The overwhelming sights, sounds and smells are at the very heart of this colourful celebration - with two days of festivities including live music, traditional cuisine and a flamboyant parade that is not to be missed.

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In the Woods.

29-31 August

A festival with a difference ­ In The Woods takes place in a secret location, which is only revealed to ticket holders. The line-up also remains a mystery until the day – adding to the anticipation of this unique event, which takes place on 30 August.

Enjoy a weekend of music, food and family fun at The Big Feastival, coming to the The Cotwolds on 31 August. Set on Blur bassist Alex James’ idyllic farm, he and TV chef Jamie Oliver have created an exciting fusion of live music, boutique bars, artisan food markets and lifestyle markets.

Find out what's on in September

September is a great time to visit London, whatever the weather. Get back to nature and enjoy the great outdoors at Kew Gardens. Or choose which of the month-long calendar of events along the Thames you fancy attending – from colourful regattas to thrilling river races. Otherwise why not head out of London to watch the Ryder Cup, it’s the first time Scotland has hosted this event since 1973.

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Kew Gardens.

1-7 September

Each Sunday from 1-4pm, right up until 7 September, local music artists perform for Busk The Box at Boxpark. Head to the square in front of Shoreditch’s contemporary mall and take in the curious sight of a transformed shipping container, now a stage for unsigned talent.

Seek solace this summer at Kew Gardens Summer Festival, running up until 7 September. Go on a sensory journey with Plantasia – kick off your shoes on the therapeutic barefoot walking trail and sample medicinal gin cocktails in the gin and tonic garden at weekends – you’ll learn about the life-enhancing properties of plants and feel enlightened by the experience too.

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Open House.

8-14 September

Historic Royal Palaces will host what promises to be an unforgettable performance of Handel’s Fireworks Music and Illuminations on 14 September. Listen to a magnificent 30-piece orchestra and watch a breath-taking Georgian fireworks display in the romantic riverside setting of Privy Garden at Hampton Court Palace.

Open House London is London’s largest annual festival of architecture and design, taking place on 20-21 September. Take advantage of this city-wide celebration and enjoy free and open access to more than 800 outstanding examples of historic and contemporary buildings and public spaces.

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London Fashion.

15-21 September

Vodafone London Fashion weekend takes place from 18-21 September at Somerset House. Enjoy this exclusive fashion experience and see the highlights from this past year’s London Fashion week with designer catwalk shows and pop-up shops showcasing the latest Autumn Winter trends.

Sunday 21 September will be your last chance to taste the delights of Street Feast. This summer-long stretch of night markets appear every Friday and Saturday night at Dalston Yard, tempting you with street food favourites like Korean burritos, crisp fried chicken and juicy burgers.

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Great River Race.

22-30 September

The Great River Race, also known as London's River Marathon, is held on 27 September. Don your fancy dress and watch this spectacular boat race along the banks of the river to celebrate Totally Thames.

Scotland plays host to the greatest tournament in match play golf on 23-28 September. Fly from London Heathrow to Glasgow or Edinburgh and hire a car or catch a train to Gleneagles to show your support for either Team Europe or Team USA in the Ryder Cup. Tickets for Practice days (Tuesday to Thursday) are available to buy.

 

Find out what's on in October

Cooler climes this month create the perfect conditions for a cultural tour of London. Visit the city’s best museums – sleep-over with dinosaurs, get transported back to Victorian London with Sherlock or don your best fancy dress for Halloween.

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1-7 Oct

Take part in The Big Draw – one of the world's largest drawing festivals, taking place from 1 October. The Victoria and Albert Museum and the British Library have hosted events in the past, so look out for what’s on this year.

On 3 October the young (aged between 7 and 11) and young at heart can spend the night at the museum when you book tickets to Dino Snores — Sleep over at the Natural History Museum. From 7pm to 9.50am you’ll experience a torch-lit trail of the dinosaurs before snuggling down in the shadow of Diplodocus.

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8-14 Oct.

8-14 Oct

The 58th BFI London Film Festival takes place from 8 to 19 October. Grab your chance to see some of the world’s best films over this 12-day celebration of cinema.

From the 8 to 27 October the greatly anticipated London restaurant festival takes hold. Book tickets and enjoy some of London's finest cooking from Michelin-starred restaurants to neighbourhood bistros. Or pick up your Festival Graze Passport and receive a complimentary drink when you purchase a plate in any participating restaurant.

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15-21 Oct

Head to Regent's Park from 16 to 19 October for the Frieze Art Fair 2014. This year’s theme is Live and Focus. Live involves participatory works; while Focus looks into works from both new and esteemed contemporary artists.

If BBC's adaptation of 'Sherlock' has reignited your curiosity for Sherlock Holmes you can delve into the mind of this fictional detective from 17 October at the Museum of London. Exhibits will include original Holmes manuscripts and the coat worn by Benedict Cumberbatch.

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22-31 Oct.

22-31 Oct

London celebrates Diwali on 23 October. Join the celebrations in Trafalgar Square and soak up the lively atmosphere – there will be free entertainment including music and dance performances, food stalls and a range of activities for children.

From the London Dungeons to the Jack the Ripper Ghost Walks London guarantees to frighten visitors on and around 31 October. Get into the spirit and dress up for a horrifying Halloween.

 

Stadtteile von London

Bahnhof St Pancras

Bloomsbury & St Pancras

Bloomsbury ist seit Jahrhunderten ein Anziehungspunkt für Schriftsteller und liberale Vordenker. Hier befinden sich auch das British Museum, die British Library und das Charles Dickens’ Museum. St. Pancras ist der Transportknoten für den Eurostar und von hier aus lassen sich die einzelnen Stadtteile Londons, aber auch Ziele in Europa bequem und einfach erreichen.

Selfridges in der Oxford Street

Marble Arch & Oxford Street

Hier findet man Londons Shoppingtempel wie Selfridges und Liberty, aber auch renommierte, traditionelle Namen und weltbekannte Designermarken. Wenn Sie eine Pause vom anstrengenden Shopping machen möchten, besuchen Sie doch die Baker Street, der Heimat des Romandetektivs Sherlock Holmes.

Die Prachtstraße The Mall hin zum Buckingham Palace

Victoria & Westminster

Hier ist das Herz von Londons Monarchie, Politik und weltbekannter Wahrzeichen. Besuchen Sie den Buckingham Palace, die offizielle Residenz der Queen, und die Westminster Abbey, in der Prinz William und Kate Middleton den Bund fürs Leben schlossen.

Bunte Häuser in London

Paddington & Notting Hill

An Paddington, bekannt als das baumreiche Viertel Londons, grenzt der Hyde Park, und das angesagte Viertel Notting Hill ist durch seine grünen Plätze gekennzeichnet. Liebhaber von Antiquitäten und gebrauchten Büchern werden hier fündig, und wöchentlich findet hier der Portobello Road Market statt.

Naturgeschichtliches Museum

Kensington & Earls Court

Die Gegend gehört zu den schönsten Londons und ist bekannt für Geschichte und Kunst. In der Umgebung finden sich beeindruckende Gebäude im Georgianischen und Edwardianischen Baustil. Besuchen Sie bei Ihrem Aufenthalt das Naturgeschichtliche Museum, das Naturwissenschaftliche Museum und das Victoria and Albert Museum.

Sounds of summer

YouTube vlogger Jimmy Hill took a musical tour of London and then jumped on a ferry to explore the Isle of Wight Festival. See how he got on in the video below. Also, visit #BestSummerEver to see more videos and find out how you can win flights and other prizes.

Wetter in London

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