A Week in London & Paris
The very best of London and Paris await you on this 8-day tour.
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● A Week in London and Paris
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Book by December 2, 2014, to secure this special offer.
From the Royal Horse Guards, double-decker buses and world-famous sites like Big Ben to Paris aboard the high-speed Eurostar for a trip to the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame, and the Louvre Museum, this 8-day tour shines the light on two of Europe's most popular cities.
Highlights and Inclusions
• Locally-hosted program
• First-class hotel accommodations for 6 nights
• One-way high-speed rail travel aboard the Eurostar between London to Paris
• 6 meals (6 breakfasts)
• Sightseeing and scenic excursions per itinerary (admission to all attractions included in tour price)
• Services of a local host in London and Paris
• Local guides in London and Paris
• Baggage handling
• Taxes and service charges
• Westminster Abbey
• Big Ben
• Eiffel Tower
• Notre Dame
• The Louvre
• Champs Élysées
Day 1 - Depart USA for London
Board your international flight for the journey across the Atlantic Ocean. (Air travel not included in tour cost)
Day 2 - London
Welcome to London! Your Local Hosts will help you maximize your stay in one of the world's most cosmopolitan cities.
Day 3 - London
Morning guided sightseeing and orientation includes all of London's famous landmarks. Drive past the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben; Westminster Abbey, where Prince William and Kate Middleton were married; Whitehall's mounted horseguards; the Prime Minister's Downing Street; and Piccadilly Circus. Take photographs of the London Eye, the giant Ferris wheel situated on the river bank, and the Shard, the tallest building in Western Europe. Visit St. Paul's Cathedral (except on Sundays). Sir Christopher Wren's masterpiece with its world-famous dome is an iconic feature of London's skyline, and the awe-inspiring interior holds fascinating stories about its history. The final highlight is the ceremonial pageantry of the Changing of the Guard (if held) at Buckingham Palace.
Day 4 - London
Your Local Hosts will have interesting suggestions for your day at leisure—a visit to the Churchill Museum & Cabinet War Rooms, the secret underground headquarters during World War II, or to the Wimbledon Lawn & Tennis Museum. Later, why not enjoy an acclaimed West End show?
Day 5 - London-Paris, France
Travel to Paris by high speed Eurostar Train.
Day 6 - Paris
Morning guided sightseeing and orientation takes you to Notre Dame Cathedral, where Napoleon was crowned emperor in 1804, to admire its amazing 13th-century, stained-glass Rose Window. Pass the Latin Quarter, Les Invalides, the Opéra, Place de la Concorde, and Arc de Triomphe. Drive by the Seine River with its beautiful bridges, and along the fashionable Champs-Elysées. Stop to take photos of the iconic Eiffel Tower from one of the best panoramic viewing points. Also enter the world's most visited museum, The Louvre, with its modern glass pyramid, to see Da Vinci's Mona Lisa and other treasures (Louvre replaced with Seine cruise on Tuesdays).
Day 7 - Paris
During your day at leisure in the “City of Light,” your Local Host can offer many ideas, like a visit to a local food market and cooking lesson; where to taste exquisite French hot chocolate; a trip to Louis XIV's Versailles; or a walking route through Père Lachaise Cemetery with its tombs of Jim Morrison, Oscar Wilde, and Chopin.
Day 8 - Paris
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.
Train and Hotel Accommodations
Holiday Inn Kensington Forum, London
Located in fashionable Kensington, the striking, 27-story property offers excellent transport links close to London's key attractions. The hotel is a 2-minute walk to Gloucester Road underground station and only four stops on the underground to Paddington. Trendy Kensington's restaurants and cafés are at your doorstep, and the Natural History Museum and brand-name shopping on bustling High Street Kensington are a short walk away. The elegant Consortia Restaurant serves a varied European menu of hearty breakfasts, light lunches and delicious dinners, and the Cromwell Tavern offers chilled beers, world wines, and spirits. The hotel also boasts a fitness center and a gift shop. Monograms clients are offered four hours of complimentary Wi-Fi access.
Concorde Montparnasse, Paris
The 4-star Hotel displays a truly amazing interior design with warm and inviting colors. The high glass doors make the reception area and the O'40 Restaurant spacious and bright. On the other hand, The Wenge Bar gives the intimate feel of a private club thanks to its rich elegant colors and soft lighting.
Dates & Prices
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|3rd December 2014||$1381||Please call for availability.|
|6th December 2014||$1381||Please call for availability.|
|7th January 2015||$1,468||Book Now|
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|Departs Daily between 1st April 2015 and 30th April 2015||$1468||
|Departs Daily between 1st May 2015 and 31st May 2015||$1588||
|Departs Daily between 1st June 2015 and 30th June 2015||$1640||
|Departs Daily between 1st July 2015 and 31st July 2015||$1600||
|Departs Daily between 1st August 2015 and 31st August 2015||$1588||
|Departs Daily between 1st September 2015 and 30th September 2015||$1588||
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London & Paris: Departs 3rd December 2014 from $1381 - Please call for availability 6th December 2014 from $1381 - Please call for availability 7th January 2015 ($1,468), 10th January 2015 ($1,468), 21st January 2015 ($1,468), 24th January 2015 ($1,468), 4th February 2015 ($1,468), 7th February 2015 ($1,468), 18th February 2015 ($1,468), 21st February 2015 ($1,468), 4th March 2015 ($1,468), 7th March 2015 ($1,468), 18th March 2015 ($1,468), 21st March 2015 ($1,468), 25th March 2015 ($1,468), 28th March 2015 ($1,468), daily between 1st April 2015 and 30th April 2015 from $1468, daily between 1st May 2015 and 31st May 2015 from $1588, daily between 1st June 2015 and 30th June 2015 from $1640, daily between 1st July 2015 and 31st July 2015 from $1600, daily between 1st August 2015 and 31st August 2015 from $1588, daily between 1st September 2015 and 30th September 2015 from $1588
*Except Tuesdays, when the visit to the Louvre is replaced with a Seine Cruise
Transfers and additional sightseeing are available at an additional charge.