What To Do During My London Layover?

Layovers at Heathrow Airport

Layover tours direct from Heathrow Airport

Traveling through London Heathrow Airport and looking for something to do while waiting for your next flight?

Instead of just sitting at the airport, why not set off on a guided adventure and explore one of the world’s most historic cities?  Depending on the length of your layover, you can tour London direct from the London airports with London Magical Tours, which offers a fantastic range of London Layover Tours  to help you make the most of your time.

If you are considering Layover Tours from Heathrow Airport, London Magical Tours will pick up your party directly from your terminal of arrival with a sign. At the end you will be brought back direct to your departure terminal to simply go through airport security and continue on with your journey, without hassles or travel worries.


Chauffeur awaiting your arrival at Heathrow Airport

Every month, London Magical Tours receives thousands of happy guests on layovers at the London Airports, who choose to visit the capital and surrounding cities while on transit rather than staying at the airport.

There are many tour options available from the airport to suit a range of layover times, including London or neighbouring Windsor, home to the spectacular Windsor Castle.

If you’re short on time but still want to make the most of your visit, consider the Windsor, Hampton Court or Stonehenge tours, which are also all viable options direct from the London airports.


The Hunt For Easter Activities Is Over!

london in spring

Spring is coming to London

As spring blooms and Easter approaches, why not celebrate this Spring break in the world’s greatest city? There is truly something for everyone during the Easter break in London.

Here are just some example of upcoming festive events to attend this Easter:

Classical Music

Easter, the largest Christian festival, has inspired many generations of composers. Regardless of your religion, you can experience some of the world’s finest compositions at the St Johns Smith Square music festival, which includes works by Schubert and Haydn, as well as a 300th anniversary celebration of Bach’s Passion.

Kew Gardens
As spring blooms, Kew Gardens is the perfect place to visit in March, an ideal location for an Easter weekend walkabout. There are plenty of pretty petals to find, from the Cherry Walk lined with pink-blossomed Japanese cherry trees, to the primrose and crocus-filled woodland garden.

The Passion of Christ Performance

This inspiring performance has become an Easter tradition in the heart of our capital, as Londoner’s witness a live re-telling of Jesus’ final days and resurrection. 100 performers will perform in Trafalgar Square on Good Friday.

Horniman Museum Spring Fair

The Horniman Museum’s fabulous annual spring fair features a variety of family-friendly activities including live music, craft workshops and stalls, face painting, children’s rides, a bouncy castle, giant games, food vendors and garden tours.

easter eggs

Easter Egg Hunts – such family fun!

Easter Egg Hunts

Many venues throughout London are organising special Easter egg hunt trails this year, that are sure to get you in the spirit! Here are some of our favourites:

The Lindt Gold Bunny Hunt at Hampton Court Palace

This Easter, the Lindt Gold Bunny Easter hunt returns to Hampton Court Palace, with a trail of gold bunny statues hiding throughout the historic grounds. Each one will reveal a story about a character from the palace’s past, and once collected, you will receive a Lindt Gold Bunny chocolate reward. What could be better than delicious food that is also educational?

Bucket Race Easter Hunt at Golden Square

A scavenger hunt with a chocolate twist! Explore the hidden Easter eggs London has to offer, while competing with other teams over at Golden Square.

London Magical Tours are also offering Easter Egg Hunts as part of their private tours: simply combine your Private London TourPrivate Windsor Tour or even your Private Hampton Court Tour with an Easter Egg hunt when booking!

What To Do During My Paris Layover?

Tired of sitting inside Charles de Gaulle Airport waiting for your next flight?

Well, depending on the length of your layover, Paris Magical Tours offers a great option see the city of Paris with a Paris tours from Charles de Gaulle Airport.

Our Tours from Paris Airport will take you to the front of Paris landmarks for an unforgettable experience.

Discover the best of Paris’ central neighbourhoods, as well as the Left Bank and the Right Bank with your own expert tour guide plus a professional chauffeur to avoid any parking problems.

The full day tours of central Paris include the option of pre-booking fast track tickets to many key landmarks, including:

The Eiffel Tower Photo credit: Vecstock

The Eiffel Tower

Join your guide on a walk through the Champs de Mars to get stunning photos of the Eiffel Tower before learning about its history as part of the 1889 Paris World Fair.

Arc de Triumph_

Arc de Triumph. Photo credit: Vwalakte

Arc de Triumph

Hear stories about Napoleon’s attempts to expand his empire while admiring panoramic views of the Champs Elysees from the Arc de Triomph. It’s a total of 284 steps to the top but don’t worry: lift access is available for those with walking difficulties.

Sainte Chapelle

Sainte Chapelle

Sainte Chapelle

Sainte-Chapelle is a Gothic-style royal chapel located within the medieval Palais de la Cité. It’s a stunning alternative for an interior visit while the catheral of Notre Dame completes its re-building works post fire.

For further details on Paris Layover Tours, visit Paris Magical Tours: http://www.parismagicaltours.com

Paris Magical Tours – The Paris Olympics 2024!

Paris Olympics with rings 2024

Paris Summer Olympic Games 2024          Photo Credit: New York Times

The anticipation is growing as Paris gets ready to host the Olympics this summer. It will have been exactly 100 years since France hosted the last Olympic Games and Paris are going all out to make this a truly spectacular event.

The Olympics will be held from Friday 26 July 2024 to Sunday 11 August 2024. There will be a total of 35 venues across 14 sites hosting the Olympics sports, all within a radius of 10km from the Olympic village, which will be located close to the Stade de France. The Paralympics will follow the Olympic games and will be taking place from Wednesday 28th August to Sunday 8th September 2024.


Opening ceremony paris 2024

Artists Impression of the Opening Ceremony, Paris Olympic Games 2024   Photo Credit: Olympics.com

The 2024 Paris Olympics are having the opening ceremony take place outside the stadium, a world first, which has never been done before. The ceremony will see each team floating down the River Seine, a truly spectacular entrance.

An exceptional combination of culture, art, and sport is promised for the 2024 Summer Olympics, making Paris the hottest city destination this year.

Thinking of joining in the fun this Summer? With its world famous range of museums, landmarks and monuments, why not explore these and much more on a Private Paris Tour with the Paris VIP Tour experts, Paris Magical Tours.

Client Of The Month – London Christmas Tours

The client of the month is a great way to place the spotlight on our guests to tell us about their sightseeing experience and hear them speak about London Magical Tours in their own words.

This month sees the start of our seasonal special and one of the most popular tours of the whole year – the Magical London Christmas Tours.


Kids smiling at christmas was christmas hats


The capital’s only fully Christmas themed tours provide guests with their very own professional tour guide and in addition, a chauffeur to avoid all parking problems and discover the best of London’s holiday lights and decorations.

London is looking extra special this Christmas season. If you’re still needing to be convinced, see more details by visiting the dedicated section of our London Christmas Tours