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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 traditional 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 and the Prime Minister’s Downing Street residence, Piccadilly Circus, and Buckingham Palace. A special highlight is the LF LONDON EYE CHAMPAGNE EXPERIENCE—a ride on the giant observation wheel, with stunning views of the city while you sip a glass of champagne. Free time in the afternoon for independent activities or to join an optional excursion to the Tower of London with its fabulous Crown Jewels. Later, a three-course pre-theater dinner followed by one of London’s West End shows might take your fancy.
Today offers you the opportunity to join one of our optional excursions. Consider a visit to Windsor Castle, the largest inhabited castle in the world; or one of the exciting full-day excursions available for your enjoyment.
Pass through the Eurotunnel on the high-speed EUROSTAR TRAIN ride to Paris. Meet your Local Guide and enjoy a walking tour of the quaint LATIN QUARTER. See Notre Dame Cathedral, pretty Viviani Square, the Sorbonne University, and more. This evening, why not join an optional dinner at one of Paris’ fine restaurants followed by an orientation drive?
Today’s Distance: 305 mi / 492 km
Guided sightseeing includes Paris’ main sights, like the Arc de Triomphe, Concorde Square, famous Champs-Elysées, and a leisurely SEINE CRUISE with views of the Eiffel Tower. Continue to LF MONTMARTRE, Paris’ renowned art district. Ride the little TRAIN through narrow lanes, then follow your Tour Director and enjoy the spectacular panorama of Paris from the Sacre Coeur Basilica. End your walk at Place du Tertre, where artists display their art and where lunch with soupe à l’oignon (onion soup), a traditional crêpe, and wine awaits. In the evening, an optional cabaret show is available.
A full day to immerse yourself in this fascinating city. Choose from a range of optional excursions to the magnificent Louvre Museum and the opulent Palace and Gardens of Versailles, the most famous palace in Europe, built by the Sun King, Louis XIV. Tonight, a farewell dinner has been prepared at a local restaurant, the best way to say au revoir, Paris.
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.
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Situated opposite Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament, Park Plaza Westminster Bridge places guests at the heart of central London. Dining option include Brasserie Joël, Ichi Sushi & Sashimi, 1WB Lounge & Patisserie, and Primo Bar. The hotel also boasts a fitness center with a 15-meter pool and Mandara Spa. Complimentary Wi-Fi is available for guest throughout the hotel.
In the centre of Paris, with 263 rooms and a tranquil garden, this delightful property is composed of nine 19th-century buildings and has 'small village' charm. Facilities include a restaurant, a bar/lounge, a fitness room and Free Wi-Fi access.
Our expert Tour Directors help you get the most out of every place you visit - and have a 96% customer satisfaction rating.
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