London & Paris 2021 (London to Paris)
8 days with Collette Vacations Rating:
Day 1 Overnight Flight
Board your overnight flight to London, United Kingdom.
Day 2 London, England - Tour Begins
Your tour opens in London, the United Kingdom's dynamic capital. This evening, get a taste of contemporary British fare as you join your new mates for a meal highlighting London’s culinary renaissance. (D)
Day 3 London
Join a local expert for a day in London. Begin with a panoramic tour highlighting the must-sees, including Trafalgar Square, the Tower of London, Big Ben, Kensington and Knightsbridge. Stop by Harrods, the most iconic department store in all of London, capping your morning off with a visit to the lively Borough Market. This afternoon, it’s your choice! Take a guided tour of St. Paul’s Cathedral -OR- travel back in time and visit Shakespeare’s Globe, a reproduction of the Elizabethan era theater nestled on the banks of the Thames. The evening is yours to do as you wish. (B)
Day 4 London
After a hearty breakfast, enjoy a day to explore at your leisure. You may 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. (B)
Day 5 London - Eurostar Train - Paris, France
Today, you’re on to Paris! Hop aboard the Eurostar High Speed Train to get there in just two hours. A sophisticated metropolis of style and culture, Paris’ bustling city streets are filled with colorful history, fascinating museums, renowned monuments and grand theatres. Begin your afternoon by visiting the hilltop arrondissement of Montmartre, home to the iconic Sacré-Cœur. Explore this charming corner of the city and toast your arrival with a private wine tasting and visit to one of Paris’s ‘hidden vineyards’. Tonight, enjoy a special dinner at the legendary Paradis Latin,* the city’s oldest cabaret theatre, complete with wine, champagne and a captivating show. (B,D)
Day 6 Paris
Start your day by taking in the most iconic sights of Paris on a panoramic city tour. With your local guide, see the Arc de Triomphe, Champs-Elysees, Notre Dame Cathedral, Place de la Concorde, and the bustling Place Vendome. You may choose an optional guided tour at the famous Louvre Museum,** 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. (B)
Day 7 Paris
Be romanced by Paris – today is yours for the taking. Perhaps you will join 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 famous Hall of Mirrors. Tonight, enjoy an exclusive dinner at the Eiffel Tower, featuring French cuisine and breathtaking views. End the day with a romantic Seine River cruise set against Paris’ glittering skyline. (B,D)
Day 8 Paris - Tour Ends
You depart today, but London and Paris will remain in your heart forever. (B)
All This Included
From cosmopolitan London to romantic Paris, cross the English Channel via train and take in the best of these iconic cities. See Trafalgar Square, the Tower of London and Big Ben. Personalize your trip to London by choosing to visit either St Paul’s Cathedral or Shakespeare’s Globe. Savor a thrilling dinner and cabaret show at the Paradis Latin theatre. Dine at the Eiffel Tower and cruise the River Seine at night. Enjoy a leisurely-paced exploration with plenty of time to discover the culture on your own.
London: Leonardo Royal Hotel London Tower Bridge
Paris: Crowne Plaza Republique
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