A naval city situated on the River Avon, Bristol is a quirky British metropolis offering unique events and festivals all throughout the year. You will be charmed by this lively, multicultural port with its magnificent landscapes and numerous historical sites.
Capital : London
Language : English
Currency : Pound Sterling
Time difference : 1 hour, it is always one hour later in the UK than in France
Climate : Mild with regular light rainfall all year
To see and do
- For aerial sensations go for a walk on the Clifton Suspension Bridge over the River Avon.
- Stroll through the city’s parks and gardens and admire the views of the river mouth: Greville Smyth Park, Queen Square - there are more than 450! The zoological garden is also very popular.
- Have fun and learn at ‘We The Curious’, a scientific interactive centre with an incredible planetarium.
- Enjoy some retail therapy in Broadmead, a district situated northeast of the historic quarter.
Discover Bristol with MP3 guided tours free from the Tourist Information Office.
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