Hotel accommodation with full buffet breakfast; Local Host service in each city; Destination Guides; headset in Notre Dame Cathedral; discounts at the famous Galeries Lafayette and other leading department stores in Paris; sightseeing with a Local Guide and transportation as outlined in the day-by-day itinerary (inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE); transfers, with porterage London-Paris, to/from train stations.
Day #1 London, England. Welcome to London. Balance of the day is at leisure.
Day #2 London. Morning guided sightseeing and orientation takes you past the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben beside the River Thames, Westminster Abbey, Whitehall’s mounted horseguards, the Prime Minister’s Downing Street, and Piccadilly Circus. Visit ST. PAUL’S CATHEDRAL and see the Changing of the Guard (if held) at Buckingham Palace.
Day #3 London. Full day at leisure.
Day #4 London–Paris, France. Morning transfer to the HIGH-SPEED EUROSTAR TRAIN with mid-afternoon arrival in Paris.
Day #5 Paris. Morning guided sightseeing and orientation takes you to famous Parisian landmarks: see the Latin Quarter, Napoléon’s Les Invalides, the Opéra, Place de la Concorde, Arc de Triomphe, and drive along the Champs-Elysées. Admire the rose windows in NOTRE DAME CATHEDRAL. Take photos of the Eiffel Tower from one of the best panoramic viewing points.
Day #6 Paris. Full day to explore the “City of Light” at your own pace.
Day #7 Paris–Amsterdam, Holland. This morning, depart Paris by HIGH-SPEED THALYS TRAIN (first-class) with mid-afternoon arrival in Amsterdam.
Day #8 Amsterdam. Morning guided sightseeing and orientation takes you on a CRUISE by glass-roofed launch through Amsterdam’s canals for the best views of houses built during Holland’s Golden Age. Admire Rembrandt’s masterpieces in the RIJKSMUSEUM; also visit a DIAMOND CENTER and learn about the important part these precious stones played in local history.
Day #9 Amsterdam. Full day at leisure to enjoy this thriving city.
Day #10 Amsterdam. Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.