The very best of London and Paris await you on this locally-hosted tour.
About the Tour
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 7-day locally-hosted tour shines the light on two of Europe's most popular cities.
- Rail travel aboard the high-speed Eurostar
- Hotel accommodations for 6 nights
- Daily breakfast
- London sightseeing tour including Westminster Abbey and Big Ben
- Paris sightseeing tour including Eiffel Tower
- Local host in London and Paris
Day 1 - London
Welcome to London! Your Local Hosts will help you maximize your stay in one of the world's most cosmopolitan cities.
Day 2 - London
Morning guided sightseeing includes all of London's famous landmarks. Drive past the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben; Westminster Abbey, where Prince William and Catherine, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, were married; Whitehall's mounted horseguards; the Prime Minister's Downing Street; Piccadilly Circus; and Buckingham Palace. 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.
Day 3 - London
Your Local Hosts will have interesting suggestions for your day at leisure, including a visit to Harrods to admire the amazing displays in the food halls and discover the delights of the world’s most famous luxury department store.
Day 4 - London-Paris, France
Travel to Paris by high speed Eurostar Train. (Standard class)
Day 5 - Paris
Morning guided sightseeing includes a drive past the Latin Quarter, Les Invalides, Place de la Concorde, the Arc de Triomphe, and a stop to take photos of the Eiffel Tower from one of the best panoramic viewing points. Also admire the heart of the city from a different perspective on a Seine River cruise. Board your comfortable boat near the Eiffel Tower and spend a relaxing hour gliding by many of the city's important landmarks such as the L'Institut de France; magnificent Notre Dame Cathedral where Napoleon was crowned emperor in 1804; Hôtel de Ville, the city's municipal headquarters; the Conciergerie, formerly a notorious prison where Marie-Antoinette spent the last days of her life; famous Louvre Palace and museum; and much more. (Note: there are occasions when your city sightseeing in Paris may be affected due to events in the city. On any of these dates, your sightseeing will be moved to an alternate day to ensure you have the full experience.)
Day 6 - Paris
During your day at leisure in the “City of Light,” your Local Host can offer many ideas, like where to find the best crépes and pain au chocolat; or a walking route through Pére Lachaise Cemetery with its tombs of Jim Morrison, Oscar Wilde, and Chopin.
Day 7 - Paris
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.
Millennium Gloucester, London
This modern and luxurious hotel is located in fashionable South Kensington, a relaxed environment in the heart of London. Situated next to Gloucester Road underground station, it is perfectly placed for visiting London’s greatest attractions including Hyde Park, the Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Palace, the Natural History Museum and the Victoria and Albert Museum. The hotel offers a variety of dining options such as Bombay Brasserie and Bugis Street Brasserie for Indian and Oriental cuisine, South West 7 for breakfast and Humphrey’s Bar for light meals and drinks. 24-hour room service, concierge service, and a fitness room with cardiovascular equipment and weights is also available
Courtyard Paris Gare de Lyon
This contemporary 249-room property is housed in a brand new 19-storey building conveniently situated opposite the historic Gare de Lyon station in the 12th Arrondissement. Complimentary Wi-Fi access is available in all guestrooms and public areas of the hotel and there is an International restaurant, lounge bar and fitness facility.
Additional departures are available upon request. Speak with a rail specialist for details.
It is your responsibility to check and fulfill the passport, visa, health and immigration requirements applicable to your itinerary. We do not accept any responsibility if you cannot travel, or incur any other loss because you have not complied with any passport, visa, immigration requirements or health formalities. You agree to reimburse us in relation to any fines or other losses which we incur as a result of your failure to comply with any passport, visa, immigration requirements or health formalities.
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