As the second largest city in the United Kingdom, Birmingham lies in the very centre of the West Midlands. This was a leading city during the industrial revolution in England, and developed into a national commercial hub. With over 800 shops and five department stores open 7 days a week, Birmingham is an essential calling point for shoppers!
Currency: Pound Sterling
Time difference: 1 hour, it is one hour behind France.
Climate: temperate with frequent precipitation all year round but often light drizzle
Visit the mythical Cadbury's chocolate factory. In 1924, John Cadbury began selling team, coffee and, later, chocolate on Bull Street. This was the beginning of a love affair with chocolate...
Fill up on culture thanks to the many museums, avant-garde galleries and theatres. And enjoy a gentle stroll along the many kilometres of renovated canals which cross the city.