The city of Liverpool is the venue for Europe's most popular song contest, the Eurovision Song Contest 2023. This will surely attract many tourists to the city. If you are looking for travel ideas, maybe you should visit Liverpool this year too?
Dates: Tuesday 9th -Saturday 13th May 2023.
- Semi-final 1 - 9 May 2023.
- Semi-final 2 - 11 May 2023.
- Final -13 May 2023.
Location: M&S Bank Arena, Kings Dock, Liverpool .
Liverpool is a city in North West England. Liverpool was the fifth most visited UK city in 2019. The city is closely associated with the arts, especially music. Liverpool is known worldwide as the city where The Beatles were formed.
Liverpool ranks second in the UK for art galleries, national museums, listed buildings and parks.
Don't be discouraged if you couldn't make it to Liverpool for Eurovision 2023. There are many events in Liverpool every year.
Major events to attend
There are many events in Liverpool that you might be interested in visiting. Here is information about some events in 2023.
Southport Food and Drink Festival.
June 2 - 4, 2023.
This is an event for gourmets, and for all those who love delicious food. At the festival, tourists who come to Liverpool will be able to taste traditional British food. Local musicians will perform in the arena.
Disney 100 - The Concert.
Date: June 2, 2023.
Do you like Disney movie music? The legendary soundtracks can be heard again at the Disney in Concert series. Disney 100 - The Concert - a brand new concert will take place in the arenas of the UK in 2023 in honor of the 100th anniversary of Disney!
Venue: M&S Bank Arena.
Africa Oye 2023.
June 17-18, 2023.
The UK's largest free festival of African music and culture, Africa Oye, will be held at Sefton Park in Liverpool. The event is suitable for the whole family.
Location: Sefton Park, Liverpool.
"On the Waterfront".
Dates: June 29 – July 2, 2023.
On The Waterfront 2023 promises to be one of the biggest musical events of the summer in Liverpool. All shows at On the Waterfront are strictly for persons over the age of 18.
Location: Pier Head, Liverpool.
The Open 2023.
Dates: July 16 - 23, 2023.
Любители спорта будут иметь возможность посетить турнир по гольфу The Open.
Location Royal Liverpool Golf Club.
The Beatles' Music Week.
August 23-29, 2023.
There are many people in the world who love the music of The Beatles. (Me too.) The Beatleweek International Festival, dedicated to the music of the most famous pop group in the world, is held annually in Liverpool. Join the fans of The Beatles.
Must see in Liverpool
Tate Liverpool. It is an art gallery and museum in Liverpool. It was the largest gallery of modern and contemporary art in the UK outside London.
The Royal Albert Dock. It is a scenic renovated area, major tourist attraction in the city and the most visited multi-use attraction in the United Kingdom, outside London.
St George's Hall. The building is an example of neoclassical architecture and (perhaps) one of the most famous tourist attractions in Liverpool.
Chinatown. Liverpool Chinatown is a home to the oldest Chinese community in Europe. Chinatown is also notable for its Chinese-style architecture. Walk down the Nelson Street and see the largest, multiple-span arch of its kind outside China.
The Mersey Ferry. It is a must to see what Liverpool looks like from the sea. You haven’t truly explored Liverpool until you’ve travelled across the famous river that is the River Mersey.
The Beatles Story museum. It would be unreasonable to visit Liverpool and not visit the museum dedicated to the Beatles. It is located on the historical Royal Albert Dock.
Liverpool Beatles Museum. This is another The Beatles museum, formerly known as Magical Beatles Museum. It is dedicated to the Beatles located in 23 Mathew Street, Liverpool.
Museum of Liverpool. The museum tells the story of Liverpool and its people. Address: Pier Head, Liverpool, United Kingdom L3 1DG.
Liverpool Cathedral. This is an impressive building. We're not sure if you'll like it, but come and see. The great organ of the cathedral is the largest in the United Kingdom.
Cultural Quarter. The area around William Brown Street is referred to as the city's "Cultural Quarter".
The Pier Head. Pier Head is one of the most iconic waterfront area's in the United Kingdom and the heart and soul of Liverpool. Come to see the famous "The Three Graces", Liver Building, Statues of the Fab Four.
How to get to
You can get to Liverpool from London by different modes of transport: by bus, by plane, by rail.
Distance between London and Liverpool is about 288 kilometers (180 miles).
The train is the best mode of transport to get to Liverpool. The train is the most convenient and fastest way to get to Liverpool. Travel time by train will be approximately 2 hours 15 minutes.
Airplane is the fastest mode of transport, but you will have to spend extra time to get to the airport. Liverpool John Lennon Airport is located 6.5 nautical miles (12.0 km; 7.5 mi) south-east of Liverpool city centre. The airport provides direct air links between Liverpool and the whole of the UK and many European countries.