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!
|Duration: 4 Days|
|Age Range: 10 - 80yrs|
|Tour Pace: Active|
|Group Size: 25 - 50|
After being introduced to your tour guide, we depart during the evening and take the Eurotunnel or ferry to Calais, France. At the Eurotunnel or at the ferry waiting areas, there are several shops for food and drink available, duty Free shops for early shopping and also ATM machines available in Pounds and Euros (not available inside Eurotunnel train - only prior departure).
Before our arrival to Paris we have an early stop at a service station where you can grab a coffee and a fresh croissant while freshening up for an amazing day in this exquisite city.
On entering Paris we do a coach tour of all the main sights including the Arc de Triomphe, Champs Élysées, Madeleine, Opera, Louvre and Les Invalides. We drop by the Eiffel tower and start our walking tour, crossing over the Seine and onto an area known as Trocadero - this is where the best photos of the tower are taken. After a short metro ride (ticket included) we arrive at the Louvre where we stop for 90 minutes to freshen up, visit the Mona Lisa (extra charge) or have a delicious meal at the food court.
We continue the walking tour towards the Notre Dame Cathedral along Rue de Rivoli, one of the famous shopping streets of Paris for affordable fashion and we learn about the cities historic significance.
The afternoon is then yours to enjoy at your pleasure until you meet with the guide to travel back to the Eiffel tower by public transport. We offer an optional extra in the evening to ride on the popular river cruise boats before meeting the coach which will take us to the hotel in the early evening.
A tasty continental breakfast is provided at the hotel and then we depart for our optional Disneyland visiting for a whole day returning back to the hotel during in the evening.
If you do not wish to go to Disneyland then you are free to spend a day in Paris at your leisure. The hotel is next to a metro station that will take you into the center in about 20 minutes.
After another delicious French buffet breakfast we load the coach with luggage before departing on our optional tour to Versailles and Montmartre. If you wish not to join this tour your guide will advise a time and place to meet at a later time. We first arrive in Versailles and enter the grounds of the famous Chateau to enjoy the gardens and facade of the building. We then venture into the town of Versailles to explore the local market where you can find local wines, cheeses and freshly baked baguettes.
We journey to Montmartre - Paris' northern artistic suburbs, passing the Moulin Rouge and then start a walking tour including the Sacre Couer and Montmartre Village.
We depart Paris in the mid-afternoon and make our way back to the UK arriving in the late evening.
Enjoy an hour of relaxation gliding under one bridge to another with a view of Paris' finest monuments Your journey begins at the foot of the Eiffel Tower. Commentary in 14 languages provided by individual audio guides.
We travel to beautiful Versailles where we see the amazing Chateau and enjoy the wonderful gardens (includes admission to the Grande Eaux Musicales on selected dates in the summer). The Versailles weekend market is a must for food lovers ! We continue to Montmartre, for spectacular views of Paris' skyline and an opportunity to see the world famous Moulin Rouge. You'll have plenty of free time to visit the Sacre Coeur and enjoy lunch in a typical French restaurant.
Enjoy a magical day at Disneyland Paris with our 1 day , 2 park hopper ticket. From the fun-filled adventure of Disneyland Park and the movie magic of Walt Disney Studios. Return coach transfer from / to your hotel is included.
Book both optional tours and save money (descriptions above)
These prices may be subject to change on certain weekends, please check the booking page of each tour
The IBIS Hotel in Champs-sur-Marne, close to Disneyland Resort Paris and next to Noisy-Champs Station, which takes you to central Paris in 20 mins on the RER line A. All rooms offer the ultimate in comfort, with a large cozy bed, desk, WIFI, LED flat-screen TV with all the major channels and a bathroom with shower. The hotel offers free Wi-Fi Internet access.
8 Boulevard Newton 77420 Champs-sur-Marne France
This accommodation is the normal one we use, please contact us to confirm if required
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.
This tour is a great mixture between the best of Britain's history and the best of Britains shopping! In the morning we first visit Oxford where you will learn about its important academic history and then we will visit Bicester Village, which is approximately 20 minutes drive from Oxford to enjoy an afternoon of shopping.
The area of England this tour journeys through is called Kent and its known to be very fertile and famous for growing fruit and hops - these are the main ingredients for beer and cider! We visit Canterbury and learn about the Martyr Thomas Beckett who was slain by the King of England a long time ago in the mighty Cathedral. Then we venture to a beautiful castle which was used several times by Kings Henry VIII. After exploring Leeds Castle we then drop down to the coast for a photo stop at the White Cliffs of Dover to complete this great day out.