Day 1 ARRIVE IN LONDON.
Welcome to London! Your Tour Director will meet you upon your arrival at the hotel, and is available to help you make the most of your stay. This evening, enjoy a [LF] traditional dining experience combined with a relaxed, nighttime river cruise. A three-course welcome dinner is followed by a private, narrated CRUISE on the Thames River to admire some of the capital’s most beautiful illuminated sights, including Tower Bridge, St. Paul’s Cathedral, and the Houses of Parliament. (D)
Day 2 LONDON ENGLAND.
After a hearty English breakfast, morning sightseeing with a Local Guide includes all the famous landmarks: the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben beside the Thames River, Westminster Abbey, Whitehall’s mounted horseguards, the Prime Minister’s Downing Street residence, Piccadilly Circus, and Buckingham Palace. A special highlight is a ride on the LONDON EYE, the giant observation wheel, with stunning views of the city. Free time in the afternoon for independent activities. Later, why not take in one of London’s West End theater shows?
Day 3 AT LEISURE IN LONDON.
Today, take the opportunity to enjoy London on your own. You could visit the British Museum or Madame Tussauds celebrity wax figure exhibition, or just take a stroll along the South Bank and enjoy the hustle and bustle along the Thames. There will also be exciting optional excursions available.
Day 4 LONDON–PARIS, FRANCE.
Board the high-speed EUROSTAR TRAIN for an exciting ride to Paris. Meet your Local Guide and visit the magnificent NOTRE DAME CATHEDRAL with its Rose Windows. This evening, join an optional dinner at one of Paris’ fine restaurants, followed by a drive through the “City of Lights.”
Day 5 PARIS.
Guided sightseeing features some of Paris’ main sites, like the Arc de Triomphe, Concorde Square, Champs-Élysées, and a visit to the second floor of Paris’ most iconic landmark: the EIFFEL TOWER. Afternoon at leisure. In the evening, an optional cabaret show is available.
Day 6 PARIS.
A full day to immerse yourself in this fascinating city. You may wish to join optional excursions to the magnificent Louvre Museum and the opulent Palace and Gardens of Versailles, the most famous palace in Europe, built by the Sun King, Louis XIV. Tonight, enjoy a farewell dinner prepared at a local restaurant—the best way to say “Au revoir, Paris.”
Day 7 PARIS.
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.