Take advantage of Oxford's many fantastic sightseeing opportunities such as the many exquisite colleges and fabulous Georgian architecture. This city dates back thousands of years and is situated on the River Thames. Oxford has a range of attractions that suits every visitor, from the world's first public Museum opened in 1684 to the Victorian indoor market. Windsor and Eton is found just west of London and the official weekend retreat for the Royal Family. Come and see the Royal Standard flag and the changing of the guard at Windsor Castle - which is the oldest inhabited castle in the world!
|Age Range: 10 - 80yrs|
|Tour Pace: Relaxed|
|Group Size: 25 - 53|
In the morning we visit Windsor where 900 years of Royal history are waiting for us. We enjoy a walking tour of this beautiful town, where we see what is now the largest continuously occupied castle in the world. If the Royal flag is flying, the Queen’s at home. We also visit historic Eton, home to Britain’s most famous public school, where 18 former British Prime Ministers once studied.
We continue to the oldest and arguable the most famous university city in England. The university is spread across the town centre among 39 separate colleges ranging in age from 50 to over 600 years.
We'll see Christ Church, the grandest and most popular of all its Colleges. Founded nearly 500 years ago it has educated many big names, was used for scenes in the Harry Potter films, and is home to the smallest cathedral in the country.
During the tour we’ll hear stories about Oxford’s famous students like Bill Clinton and Lewis Carroll, and get a feel for what student life must be like. In the afternoon we'll have free time to explore this great city at our leisure.
Wonderful Paris. Landmarks dominate its skyline such as the Arc de Triomphe, the Sacre Couer and iconic Tour d'Eiffel - the city has a certain prestige that you can only appreciate by visiting. Paris also hosts several world famous museums, art galleries and ancient buildings such as the Notre Dame and its catacombs. See the birth of Art Noveau with its decorated metro stations or take a cruise to see all the best sights and bridges or "ponts". You have a wonderful opportunity to visit the "Happiest Place in Earth" - Disneyland Paris during this tour for a full day and it includes access to all the rides! France prides itself by its great gourmet food and strong flavored cheeses - go French for a day and don't forget the wine!
Harry Potter fans! This is a fantastic opportunity to spend the day and fully indulge in the world of J K Rowling's masterpiece and world-wide phenomenon - Harry Potter. You will have the unique opportunity to browse the many sets used in the Harry Potter films and have your photo's taken by some of the most memorable artifacts seen in the movies.
Spend a weekend in the City of Lights! Enjoy our guided tour of Paris' main sights such as the Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triumph, Louvre Museum, and much more. Take your time shopping or visiting the best attractions of this incredible city. We include a night stay at a top rated hotel, exciting optionals, luxury coach travel and a super friendly guide - let us take you on a weekend inspiration and wonder!