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 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. Your Local Host will help you maximize your time.
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, the Champs-Elysées, and NOTRE DAME CATHEDRAL. Take photos of the Eiffel Tower from one of the best panoramic viewing points.
Day #6 Paris. Full day at leisure.
Day #7 Paris–Geneva, Switzerland. Travel by HIGH-SPEED TGV TRAIN (first-class) to Geneva.
Day #8 Geneva. Morning guided sightseeing and orientation: see Geneva’s international sector with some of the world’s major peacemaking organizations, the amazing Water Fountain, and Flower Clock. Visit ST. PETER’S CATHEDRAL in the Old Town, best known as the church where John Calvin gave his inspiring sermons during the mid-16th century.
Day #9 Geneva. Full day at leisure.
Day #10 Geneva–Lucerne. Travel by TRAIN (first-class) to Lucerne.
Day #11 Lucerne. On your morning guided sightseeing and orientation, admire Thorwaldsen’s LION MONUMENT and ornate patrician houses of the walled Old Town, then cross the famous CHAPEL BRIDGE to the Jesuit church.
Day #12 Lucerne. Full day at leisure.
Day #13 Lucerne. Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning (the nearest airport is Zurich).