The UEFA EURO 2020 championships have been postponed until 2021 due to the current coronavirus outbreak.
If you were planning on visiting London during the tournament, visit the official UEFA website for full information.
London is looking forward to hosting an incredible tournament as soon as we are able, along with the 11 other host cities in Europe.
When and where is EURO 2020 held?
The UEFA EURO 2020 is a tournament, showcasing international talent from one of England's favourite sports – football (known as soccer in other parts of the world).
It is the first tournament of its kind to host group stage matches across 12 cities in Europe. The UEFA EURO 2020 was due to begin on 12 June at Stadio Olimpico in Rome and finish on 12 July at Wembley Stadium in London.
UEFA now propose that the tournament runs from June to July 2021, however these dates are yet to be confirmed.
The UEFA EURO 2020 host cities are: Amsterdam, Baku, Bilbao, Bucharest, Budapest, Copenhagen, Dublin, Glasgow, London, Munich, Rome and St Petersburg.
Top things to do in London during EURO 2020
There’s so much happening in London over summer! Take advantage of some of the city’s top attractions, sunshine-packed events and gorgeous parks in between EURO 2020 games.
Adventurous London activities
- Abseil or whizz down the UK’s tallest sculpture with The Slide at ArcelorMittal Orbit in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
- Hurtle past London landmarks on a speedboat tour down the river Thames.
- Take to the skies with The London Helicopter tour and grab an awe-inspiring snap of the capital.
- Go on a quest to secret fairytale spots, from quaint pubs to stunning castles.
- Dare to complete all the adventurous activities in London.
Fun things to do in London
- Soak up the ultimate summer vibes at a music festival in London.
- Chill in a London park, go for a dip at an open-air lido or find more things to do outdoors in London. The capital is the world’s first National Park City after all!
- Enjoy balmy summer evenings at a rooftop bar or take your pick from 101 night-time activities – you can travel around the city on the Night Tube at weekends.
- Travelling as a family? Keep the little ones entertained with these family-friendly attractions, or find plenty of thrilling activities for teenagers.
Things to do in London for free
- Watch the famous Changing the Guard ceremony which takes place outside Buckingham Palace.
- Wander around of one London’s top museums – many offer free entry to permanent collections.
- Discover some of the most historic (and Insta-worthy!) spots in London.
- Go and explore some of London’s loveliest areas, from Greenwich and the City of London to Camden Town.
- See how many of these 101 free things to do in London you can tick off during your trip.
Where to eat in London
- Dine on international dishes from London’s street food trucks and markets.
- Fill your Instagram feed with snaps of one of London’s quirky restaurants.
- Tuck into classic British dishes or sip on a pint under summer skies at a London pub.
- No trip is complete without sampling an afternoon tea in London – try traditional options in grand surroundings at The Ritz or The Savoy.