Bristol – Complete City Guide

A complete guide to planning your trip to Bristol. Write down the tips and enjoy a lot!

One of the coolest cities to visit in England is Bristol, about 2h30 away from London, heading to the west side of the country. It's a good option to visit during a weekend, for example, on a more complete trip through British lands.

The city is super lively, full of culture and with a rich maritime history. It is the largest in the southwest of England, and one of the best choices to include in your travel itinerary across the country. Check out all the tips about Bristol below, write it down and enjoy.

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What to do in Bristol

From Clifton's iconic suspension bridge to the revolutionary steamship, the SS Great Britain, Bristol is a city steeped in history. If you like art, culture, history or even more alternative activities, the city is your place.

There, you'll find a variety of art galleries, community-run cafes and live music venues. Don't miss the Clifton Suspension Bridge, on the cliffs of Avon Gorge, the bridge that has become one of the great symbols of the city.

Take the opportunity to visit the renovated port area, history museums such as the M Shed, take an art tour of the city to discover the arts of Bankky, and taste the delights of St. Nicholas Market.

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Where to stay in Bristol

In Bristol, it's time to choose where to stay, it's best to look for hotels more central in the city, in the area known as the Old City. From there you can stay close to most tourist attractions and you can go on tours even on foot. There is also a good supply of restaurants and shops there.

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Where to eat in Bristol – Restaurant Tips

Good gastronomy is something that Bristol has no shortage of. In addition to the traditional British pubs – where you can enjoy the good hours of the nights you spend in the city – you can also discover some local restaurants.

We've selected some restaurants worth visiting to help you with your mission when you're there. Birch is a great restaurant for more casual dining, while Casamia is better suited for a special occasion. A must-see is St. Nicholas Market, a mandatory place on your gastronomic itinerary.

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Internet Chip in Bristol

It is getting easier and cheaper to have unlimited internet throughout the trip in Bristol. Nowadays you can buy an international cell phone chip online while you're still here in España. We always use and love it!

You receive the sim card at your address and then just insert it into your cell phone to reach your destination with unlimited 4G internet working.

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England travel insurance

Taking out travel insurance for England is an excellent way to ensure a smooth trip and avoid worries. Having the assistance of insurance gives you the peace you need to enjoy your destination and know that you have support if you need it. Also enjoy our Insurance Promo discount coupon. - SEE PRICES

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Bristol – Complete City Guide

Bristol is one of the biggest cities in England and it is worth visiting – Photo: Unsplash

Car hire in Bristol

Renting a car in Bristol is a great idea. In addition to optimizing your time a lot, you will be able to enjoy it more without having to depend on public transport.

We really like Rent Cars to find the cars we use on our travels. It is the only one in Spain that compares the best rental companies in the world, but lets you pay in reais, without IOF. In addition, it is also the only one that lets you pay in 12 interest-free installments. It is worth it!

Flights to England

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It is quite common to find cheaper and better flight options than on other sites. We always use and is it worth it?

Bristol – Complete City Guide

The city is full of arts spread across the streets – Photo: Unsplash

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