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Welcome to London! Your Tour Director will meet you upon your arrival at the hotel, and is available to help you make the most of your stay. This evening, enjoy a LF three-course welcome dinner, followed by a private, narrated CRUISE on the Thames River to admire some of the capital’s most beautiful illuminated sights, including Tower Bridge, St. Paul’s Cathedral, and the Houses of Parliament.
After a hearty English breakfast, morning sightseeing with a Local Guide includes all the famous landmarks: the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, Whitehall’s mounted horseguards, the Prime Minister’s Downing Street residence, Piccadilly Circus, and Buckingham Palace. The highlight is a visit to ST. PAUL’S CATHEDRAL, Sir Christopher Wren’s masterpiece built between 1675 and 1708. Free time in the afternoon for independent activities. Later, why not take in one of London’s West End theater shows?
Today, take the opportunity to enjoy London on your own. You could visit the British Museum or Madame Tussauds celebrity wax figure exhibition, or just take a stroll along the South Bank and enjoy the hustle and bustle along the Thames. A selection of optional excursions is available.
Board the high-speed EUROSTAR TRAIN for a smooth ride to Paris. Meet your Local Guide and enjoy a walking tour of the LATIN QUARTER. This evening, join an optional dinner at one of Paris’ fine restaurants, followed by a drive through the French capital.
Today’s Distance: 305 mi / 492 km
Guided sightseeing features some of Paris’ main sites, like the Arc de Triomphe, Concorde Square, Champs-Élysées, and a SEINE CRUISE with spectacular views of Notre Dame and the Eiffel Tower. Afternoon at leisure. Optional excursions to the magnificent Louvre Museum and to a lively cabaret show are available.
A full day to immerse yourself in this fascinating city. Why not join an optional excursion to the opulent Palace and Gardens of Versailles, the most famous palace in Europe, built by the Sun King, Louis XIV. Tonight, enjoy a farewell dinner prepared at a local restaurant—the best way to say “Au revoir, Paris.”
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.
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This modern and luxurious hotel is located in fashionable South Kensington, a relaxed environment in the heart of London. 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.
This elegant 405-room hotel is located close the River Seine and Eiffel Tower. Free Wi-Fi access is available in all guestrooms and public areas of the hotel. A light and airy restaurant serves up a range of international cuisine which during the summer months can be enjoyed in the tranquil terrace and gardens. There is also a lounge bar for snacks and drinks as well as a fitness room.
Our expert Tour Directors help you get the most out of every place you visit - and have a 96% customer satisfaction rating.
We’re delighted to have achieved the Good Housekeeping Reader Recommended endorsement for customer experience.
We are a member of ABTA and our flight-inclusive holidays are protected by ATOL. If your holiday is cancelled for any reason, you’ll receive a full refund.