TWIN CITIES – LONDON & PARIS
7 DAYS / 6 NIGHTS
DAY 1 LONDON Arrival in London. Travel to your hotel and enjoy some time exploring the city making use of your 24-hour Hop on Hop off ticket for a sightseeing tour. Taking in attractions such as the Houses of Parliament, Trafalgar Square, Buckingham Palace, and Piccadilly Circus.
Accommodation: London for 3 nights
DAY 2 LONDON Free day to enjoy London’s best attractions at your own leisure.
Optional excursion (+$): Visit Westminster Abbey, an architectural masterpiece of the 13th to 16th centuries. Westminster Abbey also presents a unique pageant of British history — the shrine of St Edward the Confessor, the tombs of kings and queens, and countless memorials to the famous and the great. It has been the setting for every Coronation since 1066 and for numerous other royal occasions including the funeral of Princess Diana in 1997.
Later, you can visit the Tower of London – Optional excursion (+$): Work commenced on this riverside fortress 900 years ago, and the structure we see today was completed in the 14° Century. The Tower was the refuge of Richard III during the Peasants’ Revolt, the prison of Sir Thomas More, Sir Walter Raleigh and the future Queen Elizabeth I and the execution place of Lady Jane Grey (British sovereign for 9 days) and Anne Boleyn and Catherine Howard, Henry VIII’s second and fourth queens. (B)
DAY 3 LONDON Free day to enjoy London’s best attractions at your own leisure.
Optional excursion (+$): Enjoy a half-day trip to Windsor. Windsor Castle is one of the three official residences of the Queen, which has been home to the Sovereign for over 900 years. The Castle is the largest inhabited castle in the world and the oldest in continuous occupation. The imposing towers and battlements of the Castle loom large from every approach to the town, creating one of the world’s most spectacular skylines. No other royal residence has played such an important role in the nation’s history. Return to central London in the evening. (B)
DAY 4 EUROSTAR TRAIM FROM LONDON TO PARIS This morning you will transfer to St Pancras Station for the Eurostar train to Paris (included in the package). On arrival in Paris, check in at your hotel and use your 24 hours hop on hop off ticket to discover this wonderful city. Enjoy the Eiffel Tower, The Paris Opera and Place de la Concorde (not included). (B)
Accommodation: Paris for 3 nights
DAY 5 PARIS Today spend a full day in Paris including visits to the Louvre Museum (optional excursion +$). The Louvre Museum is one of the oldest, largest, and most famous art galleries and museums in the world. The building was previously a royal palace and is famous for holding several of the world’s most prestigious works of art, such as Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa, The Virgin and Child with St. Anne, Madonna of the Rocks, and Alexandros of Antioch’s Venus de Milo. In the afternoon, either enjoy a cruise on the Seine (not included) with one of the famous “Bateaux Parisiens”; either take a long walk in the charming Montmartre neighbourhood. This area is one of the most romantic and well-known places in Paris. On top of its narrow alleys, its windmills and authentic charm, Montmartre is “home” for the Sacre Coeur Basilica, one of the most popular landmarks and the second most visited monument in Paris. (B)
DAY 6 PARIS Today you can visit you will visit The Château de Versailles (optional excursion +$). When the château was built, Versailles was a country village, but it is now a suburb of Paris. From 1682, when King Louis XIV moved from Paris, until the royal family was forced to return to the capital in 1789, the Court of Versailles was the centre of power in France. Highlights include the Hall of Mirrors, site of the signing of the treaty that ended World War I and offers a beautiful view over the gardens and The King’s State Apartments – bedrooms of both King Louis XVI and Queen Marie Antoinette. Return to central Paris where the rest of the day will be at leisure for shopping and sightseeing. (B)
DAY 7 PARIS Unfortunately, it is now time to leave Paris. Return to the airport and join your flight home. (B)
- Accommodation for 6 nights in double occupancy
- 5 daily breakfasts
- Private Airport Transfers (from/to London Gatwick and Paris Charles de Gaulle)
- Journey by Eurostar from London St. Pancras to Paris Gare Du Nord – Standard Class
- 24hr London City Sightseeing Hop On/Off Tour
- 24hr Paris City Sightseeing Hop On/Off Tour
- Service and taxes
Flights – entrances other than those detailed above – transfers other than those mentioned above – lunches, dinners and beverages.
|HOTEL OPTIONS OR SIMILAR
||Best Western Delmere Hotel, Phoenix Hotel, Hampton by Hilton London Waterloo, Ibis Styles London Gloucester Road, Ibis Blackfriars Hotel, Thistle Bloomsburry Park Hotel,
The W14 Kensington
||Thistle Piccadilly, Doubletree by Hilton London Victoria Hotel, H10 London Waterloo, Park International Hotel, Hilton London Paddington, Doubletree by Hilton London Hyde Park, Amba Hotel Marble Arch, Crowne Plaza London – the City
||Appia La Fayette, Ibis Gare du Nord Château Landon, Paris Louis Blanc Hotel, Belta Residence Hotel, Sure Hotel by Best Western Paris Gare du Nord, Les Provinces Opera
||Le Marcel Paris Gare de I’Est, Mercure Paris Opera Grands Boulevards, Holiday Inn Gare de l’Est, Carlton’s Montmartre Paris
PRICE IN $CAD, PER PERSON STARTING FROM, IN DOUBLE OCCUPANCY – LAND PACKAGE 2022
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|January – February & December
|May – June
|October – November
Eurostar reduced service 2022*: Paris route: To be confirmed
*For all Eurostar bookings made on the reduced service dates, a supplement of £50.00 per person will apply (always on a request basis and subject to availability). Additional Eurostar Reduced Service or Close-out dates may be added.
United Kingdom: Easter Bank Holiday Weekend 15-18 April, Early May Bank Holiday weekend 29 April to 02 May, Spring Bank Holiday 02 June, Summer Bank Holiday Weekend 26-29 August, Platinum Jubilee Bank Holiday 03 June
London: Farnborough International Air Show 18-22 July, Farnborough Airshow 17-24 July
Paris: New Year’s Eve 29 December to 2 January, World of Concrete Europe 17-20 January, Salon de l’Agriculture 26 February to 06 March, Batimat, Ideobain, Interclima + Elec 3-6 October, Foire of Paris TBA, Roland Garros TBA
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