Experience two of the world’s most popular cities on one fabulous tour. Enjoy unpacking just once in each city for a relaxing journey as you discover the enduring allure of both London and Paris. In London, a local expert leads you on a comprehensive tour that includes sights like Trafalgar Square, Buckingham Palace and Westminster Abbey. You’ll enjoy an exciting theatre performance, and have ample time to shop or explore this city’s historic buildings and fine museums. Travel aboard the Eurostar high-speed train to Paris, where you’ll see the breathtaking architecture of the Arc de Triomphe, Notre Dame Cathedral and Place Vendome. Special highlights include dinner at the Eiffel Tower, a cruise on the Seine, and an afternoon well spent at the magnificent Palace and Gardens of Versailles.
Day #1 Overnight Flight - Experience two of the world's most popular cities on one fabulous tour. Enjoy unpacking just once in each city for a relaxing journey as you discover the beauty and allure of both London and Paris. Begin your vacation with an overnight flight to London.
Day #2 Arrive London, England - Tour Begins - Your tour begins in London, a sophisticated metropolis featuring style, culture and history. Its bustling city streets are filled with colorful history, regal pageantry, beautiful gardens, fascinating museums, celebrated monuments and grand theatres. This evening, join your fellow travelers for a special welcome dinner.
Day #3 London - A local expert leads you on a panoramic tour of London. See Trafalgar Square, St. Paul’s Cathedral, and Buckingham Palace, the London home to Britain's royalty since 1837. At Westminster, see the houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey and Big Ben. Cap off your afternoon with one of London's finest theatre performances, Blood Brothers.
Day #4 London - After breakfast, enjoy a day to explore London at your leisure. You may choose to take an optional excursion to Windsor Castle. Originally built to guard the city of London, Windsor Castle has been the home of Kings and Queens for nine centuries and is the oldest royal residence still in use today.
Day #5 London - Eurostar Train - Paris, France - Sit back and relax as you depart London and travel on the innovative Eurostar High Speed Train to France. Arrive in the “City of Lights,” Paris. Tonight, sample delicious French cuisine and breathtaking views during dinner at the Eiffel Tower. Following dinner, enjoy a romantic Seine River cruise against a backdrop of Paris’s glittering skyline.
Day #6 Paris - The world-famous Arc de Triomphe, Notre Dame Cathedral, Champs Elysees, Place de la Concorde and the magnificent Place Vendome are some of the amazing landmarks you will see while on a locally guided tour of Paris. This afternoon you may choose to take an optional excursion to Louis XIV’s magnificent Palace and Gardens of Versailles and relive history as you walk through the various rooms of the State Apartments, including the Queen's bed chamber and the famous Hall of Mirrors.
Day #7 Paris - Today you are free to enjoy the city however you would like. Enjoy an optional tour at the Louvre; indulge in some of the world's best shopping on the Champs-Elysees; or simply do as the Parisians do and sit at a sidewalk café and watch the beauty that is Paris go by. Celebrate the end of a fabulous trip with a special dinner at the Paradis Latin, Paris's oldest cabaret theatre. Enjoy a sumptuous dinner complete with wine, champagne, and a delightful cabaret show.
Day #8 Paris - Tour Ends - Your tour ends, leaving you with many pleasant memories of a wonderful vacation.