Located on the River Avon, some 200 km to the west of London, Bristol is an original British city. With its magnificent landscapes, numerous historical sites, this port city is lively and multicultural and will not fail to charm!
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
The Clifton Suspension Bridge spans the River Avon and will fascinate the young and the not so young due to the sheer stature of the bridge.
The city has some 450 parks and gardens, such as Greville Smyth Park and Queen Square as well as a host of others nearby, with magnificent views over the river estuary.
Broadmead is a historical district in the north east, and is ideal to enjoy a spot of shopping.
The Bristol Tourist Office has a range of mp3 travel guides free of charge. Podcasts can be downloaded from: http://visitbristol.co.uk/about-bristol/video-and-audio/audio-tours
Further information: http://visitbristol.co.uk