Day 1: London, England
Arrive in London After you pick up your luggage and exit baggage claim and customs, an Adventures by Disney representative will meet you in the main terminal and will direct you to your transportation to your hotel. Relax as a driver assists with your luggage and whisks your family away to The Waldorf Hilton London. The Waldorf Hilton London Unwind from your flight as your Adventure Guides handle your hotel check-in. On Your Own Lunch and Afternoon in London Ask your Adventure Guides for lunch recommendations, and then spend the afternoon exploring London on your own. Welcome Reception and Dinner Meet the other families that will share the adventure. After a festive cocktail reception, gather for an authentic British feast that kicks off a week discovering two truly magical countries!
Day 2: London, England
Breakfast at the Hotel
Day 3: London, England
Windsor Castle See how Kings and Queens live as you walk the grounds of Windsor Castle, home to the British royal family since the 11th century. A local guide will accompany you to provide commentary on the history of the castle and its stunning grounds. Still used as a royal residence, Windsor Castle is the largest inhabited castle in the world. Following the tour, you will have time to further explore the grounds and take pictures on your own. Queen Mary's Dollhouse Visit this remarkable dollhouse to see one of the world's most incredible collection of dolls. Lunch on Your Own in Windsor Enjoy a midday meal in the quaint town of Windsor, and then explore it at your leisure. The Royal Borough of Windsor is home to the historic Windsor Castlethe Queen of England's favorite weekend getawayand is filled with excellent shops, boutiques and local pubs. Exclusive Scone-Making and English Tea in Guildhall Experience High Tea in Guildhall, a grand setting for glittering banquets with Heads of State, dignitaries and the Royal Family since the 12th century. Learn about this London landmark's history as well as its signature recipes. And take home your own recipe card as well. Watch a scone-making demonstration by the mother-daughter team of "Limes Dine-in Bakery," then test your skills when you enjoy the delicious results! Archery in the English Countryside Travel to a beautiful estate located minutes from historic Windsor. Grab a bow and arrow and test your marksmanship skills. Adults and Junior Adventurers alike will enjoy this test of skillnot to mention the fun they'll have comparing scores with their families. Private Dinner at Admiralty Pub in Trafalgar Square Make yourself at home in a private room and experience life as a British citizen would at Admiralty Pub. Indulge in a specialty beer and savor British classics like fish and chips, creamy mash and steak and ale pie.
Day 4: London, England
Breakfast at The Waldorf Hilton London Enjoy a delicious British breakfast before you board your coach that takes you from the hotel to St. Pancras Station. Eurostar Train Ride from London to Paris Country-hop on a speedy modern train that shoots under the English Channel through the Chunnel! A mere 3 hours later, you and your family will emerge in the magnificent City of Light. Bienvenue! Tour of Paris Upon arrival in Paris, our local expert will introduce you to Paris, including some of its iconic structures, such as the Eiffel Tower and the Arc de Triomphe. You'll be swept away by the wondrous beauty of the brilliant City of Light as you experience famous sights such as Rue de Rivoli, Place de la Concorde and the Avenue des Champs-Élysées"the most beautiful avenue in the world." Lunch on Your Own
Day 5: PARIS, FRANCE AND VERSAILLES, FRANCE
Château de Versailles Spend some time in the lap of luxury. Travel to Versailles to see how the notorious royals, Louis XIV and Marie Antoinette, lived in grandeur! With a private guide, tour the royal apartments and explore this fairy tale palace that dazzles your senses with its gilt ceilings, crystal chandeliers, ornate furniture and famous Hall of Mirrors. Bike Riding Hop on your bicyclette and explore the winding paths of the palace's immense estate. Discover sweeping vistas, twinkling fountains, elaborate hedges, and trees pruned into immaculate sculptures. Lunch at La Flotille Enjoy a leisurely lunch overlooking the Grand Canal in the parc of Versailles. This casual restaurant lies in the heart of the dramatic Formal Gardens, with its famous fountains of Neptune and Apollo. Guided Walking Tour of Montmartre Discover the history and secrets of this remarkable 18th arrondissement with the help of a knowledgeable Guide. Visit the Place du Tertre square, made famous during the Belle poque era at the beginning of last century when great artists worked here in their studios, including Monet, Toulouse-Lautrec, Picasso, Dali and van Gogh, among others. Tour the Sacr-Cur Basilica, the famous Roman Catholic church with Romano-Byzantine features, located on the highest point in the city. Wine tasting at La Bonne Franquettes Taste 3 spectacular wines, introduced by an English-speaking oenologist in this beautiful restaurant frequented last century by famous artists such as Renoir, Monet, Cézanne, Toulouse-Lautrec and Van Gogh. Junior Adventurers can enjoy grape juice. Dinner on Your Own in Paris Now is your chance to venture out and experience the grand French ritual of le dner! Your Adventure Guides will help you find the perfect restaurant for an extraordinary family meal as only the French can create. Or discover a wonderful restaurant on your own.
Day 6: Paris, France
Nôtre Dame Cathedral After breakfast, take a privately guided tour of this cathedral with flying buttresses, soaring spires and grimacing gargoyles. As you climb the bell tower, hear stories about the creation of this architectural masterpiece and be reminded of Victor Hugo's famous book about the legendary hunchback, Quasimodo which was turned into an animated Disney film, The Hunchback of Notre Dame! Lunch On Your Own In the city where food is an art all its own, you are sure to find a meal to amaze your palate. Feel free to ask your Adventure Guides for restaurant suggestions. Water Taxi to the Louvre Take a water taxi for a trip along the scenic Seine River to the Louvre Museum! Tour the Illustrious Louvre It would take more than a lifetime to fully see and appreciate all the artwork within. Your private guide and art expert can help illuminate the world's greatest masterpieces, including the enigmatic Mona Lisa. Art Detective Game While adults tour the museum, Junior Adventurers can participate in a unique interactive scavenger hunt and uncover clues leading to some of the Louvre's secrets and most famous works of art. Afternoon On Your Own Take in the extraordinary sights and sounds of Paris as you explore this magical city on your own. On Your Own Dinner Choose from the many extraordinary restaurants in this city that's renowned for its culinary excellence. Bon Apptit!
Day 7: Paris, France
Breakfast at the Hotel Fuel up for an exciting day ahead, beginning with a coach transfer to Le Marais. Le Marais Walking/Tasting Tour Follow your local expert on this delicious stroll through the Le Marais districtone of Paris's most charming and historic neighborhoods. We will visit several small specialty shops and try several delectable French treats along the way! On Your Own Lunch in the Marché des Enfants Rouges Take a break in your tour for lunch in the oldest covered marketplace in Paris. The March des Enfants Rouges offers a variety of fresh meals served in stands as well as in nearby bistros. Ask your Adventure Guides for suggestions. Resume Le Marais Walking/Food Tasting Tour Continue your tour of this amazing neighborhood. And enjoy browsing in the boutiques and art galleries. Farewell Dinner at Ladurée Gather together with your newfound friends and dine in the height of elegance at Ladure restaurant, home of the famous double-decker macaron. Enjoy iconic French music played by an accordionist. After dinner, relive the memories of your trip as you enjoy a special surprise!
Day 8: Paris, France
Breakfast at the Hotel Bid your fellow Adventurers a bon voyage at your last meal in Paris. Transfer to Airport Board pre-arranged transportation to the airport and say au revoir until you return again!