Best Steam Trains in Europe
Nov 04, 2020 · By Vacations By Rail
We will discuss memorable steam trains, scenic steam train routes and the historic destinations and inspiring itineraries which feature these heritage trains.Read more
2022 Tour code: NE-LPSA-22
About the tour
London and Paris: Two of Europe's greatest cities and destinations that inspire music, cuisine, art and daydreams all around the world. These metropolises often sit atop travel bucket lists, and for good reason, with their colorful histories and impressive array of offerings. During this 8-day vacation, find out just what makes these cities so extraordinary as you embark on memorable adventures in both London and Paris, immersing yourself in the local cultures as you travel.
The tour begins in London, where excellence and tradition guide the way on each excursion. Alongside your fellow travelers and Tour Manager, enjoy guided sightseeing and a railway journey to Windsor, home to Windsor Castle - a palace that has been standing for nearly a century. Our journey continues with a visit to the Tower of London and a cruise upon the River Thames before traveling through the Channel Tunnel from London to Paris aboard the high-speed Eurostar train. In Paris, a half-day sightseeing tour introduces us to the most notable landmarks throughout the city. We also embark on a foodie tour in the Parisian neighborhood of Le Marais, taking in the beautiful surroundings and the flavorful cuisine while walking between shops and restaurants. In each destination, four-star hotel accommodations and authentic dining experiences complement the thoughtful itinerary, creating an experience to hold onto for a lifetime.
Activity level Natural Explorer
You don’t mind spending the day on your feet. You enjoy sightseeing that includes walking, standing or stair climbing. You’re okay with longer days that are more active, such as multiple sightseeing stops, longer motorcoach journeys and getting on and off ships and trains.
Arrive in London and enjoy an included transfer to your conveniently located hotel, the 4-star DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Hyde Park. This hotel has an unbeatable location near all the best shopping and sightseeing destinations in London. Spend the afternoon exploring the boutiques of Sloane Square or High Street Kensington or get acquainted with the wonderful museums that lie within walking distance of the hotel. This evening join your fellow travelers and Tour Manager at the hotel restaurant for a welcome dinner. Overnight London.
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5.0 / 5 · 1 review
Michael G, Maple Grove, MN
Submitted 09 Dec 2017
The river cruise and London stay were excellent
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