Day 1 PARIS, FRANCE.
Bienvenue—welcome! Your Local Host will help you maximize your time in the “City of Light.”
Day 2 PARIS.
Paris. Morning guided sightseeing includes a drive past the Latin Quarter, Les Invalides, Place de la Concorde, the Arc de Triomphe, and a stop to take photos of the Eiffel Tower from one of the best panoramic viewing points. Also admire the heart of the city from a different perspective on a SEINE RIVER CRUISE. Board your comfortable boat near the Eiffel Tower and spend a relaxing hour gliding by many of the city's important landmarks such as the L'Institut de France; magnificent Notre Dame Cathedral where Napoleon was crowned emperor in 1804; Hôtel de Ville, the city's municipal headquarters; the Conciergerie, formerly a notorious prison where Marie-Antoinette spent the last days of her life; famous Louvre Palace and museum; and much more
Day 3 PARIS.
Your Local Host can suggest wonderful options for the day—like a visit to Musée d’Orsay, or the best places to try authentic French onion soup
Day 4 PARIS–LONDON, ENGLAND.
Travel to London by HIGH-SPEED EUROSTAR TRAIN (Standard class)
Day 5 LONDON.
Morning guided sightseeing includes all of London’s famous landmarks. Drive past the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben; Westminster Abbey, where Prince William and Catherine, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, were married; Whitehall’s mounted horseguards; the Prime Minister’s Downing Street; Piccadilly Circus; and Buckingham Palace. Take photographs of the London Eye, the giant Ferris wheel situated on the riverbank, and the Shard, the tallest building in Western Europe. Visit ST. PAUL’S CATHEDRAL (except on Sundays), Sir Christopher Wren’s masterpiece with its world-famous dome is an iconic feature of London’s skyline, and the awe-inspiring interior holds fascinating stories about its history
Day 6 LONDON.
Your Local Hosts will be pleased to give you some interesting suggestions for the day. For example, join a river cruise to enjoy unique views across London from the Thames—Big Ben, the Tower of London and Tower Bridge, Tate Modern, the Shard, HMS Belfast, and much more
Day 7 LONDON.
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.