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A Tale of Two Cities London & Paris

Duration
9 Days
Prices From:
US$ 2,143

FIRST-CLASS | TAILOR-MADE: You're invited to spend time in two of the world’s greatest cities, London and Paris. You'll also get to know the English countryside with a day tour to Warwick, Stratford-upon-Avon, the Cotswold and Oxford, and later, visit the remarkable Palace of Versailles and climb up the Eiffel Tower for spectacular views of the City of Light.


Start off in London with a 4-night stay. During your time in this remarkable city, you will get to know London on a half-day orientation tour which includes the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, Kensington Palace and the Royal Albert Hall. You will also go to Buckingham Palace to experience the Changing of the Guard ceremony.

The next day is a full day in the English countryside. First, visit Warwick Castle with its long history. You will go through the interior of the castle with its Great Hall and state rooms as well as walk on the ramparts. After this, head north to Stratford upon Avon, the birthplace of William Shakespeare. Then it’s on to the nearby Cotswold with its charming villages, tea shops and old inns. The final stop is in the city of gleaming spires, Oxford. Take a fascinating walking tour to see Christchurch College where many scenes from Harry Potter were filmed, the Bodleian Library and the other picture-perfect college courtyards for which Oxford is famous. The following day is free to explore London on your own.

The next stop is Paris, the City of Lights, for a 4-night stay. Here you will have a tour which will include the Eiffel Tower and a visit to the 2nd level for great views of the city. The tour will end with a one-hour cruise on the River Seine.

You will head out of Paris the next morning for a visit to Giverny to view the gardens made famous by the Impressionist painter, Monet. You will also visit his house and studio here. Then continue to the Palace of Versailles where you will tour the building and the spectacular gardens. You will have one more day in Paris to explore further this amazing city.

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Duration
9 Days
Prices From:
US$ 2,143

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Day 1

London Heathrow or City Airport to London Central Hotel

Duration45 Minutes

Hard Rock Hotel London

Feel like a rock star and be inspired at the Hard Rock Hotel London. This stylish 4-star hotel is located on the corner of Oxford Street and Park Lane in Marble Arch. Guests will enjoy a privileged location near shopping, parks and major sites. The hotel offers 900 rooms and suites, including modern amenities such as Nespresso machines, USB charging sockets, free internet access and original artwork celebrating the music legacy of this iconic hotel. The hotel also offers a variety of dining and bar options and wellness facilities. Get into the grove and enjoy your stay at the Hard Rock Hotel London!

Meal Plan Full Breakfast
Duration4 Nights
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Hard Rock Hotel London

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    Hard Rock Hotel London



    Feel like a rock star and be inspired at the Hard Rock Hotel London. This stylish 4-star hotel is located on the corner of Oxford Street and Park Lane in Marble Arch. Guests will enjoy a privileged location near shopping, parks and major sites. The …

    Feel like a rock star and be inspired at the Hard Rock Hotel London. This stylish 4-star hotel is located on the corner of Oxford Street and Park Lane in Marble Arch. Guests will enjoy a privileged location near shopping, parks and major sites. The hotel offers 900 rooms and suites, including modern amenities such as Nespresso machines, USB charging sockets, free internet access and original artwork celebrating the music legacy of this iconic hotel. The hotel also offers a variety of dining and bar options and wellness facilities. Get into the grove and enjoy your stay at the Hard Rock Hotel London!

    Facilities

    • 24 Hour Room Service
    • Cocktail Bar
    • Free WiFi
    • Lobby Bar
    • Wellness Center

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Day 2

Tootbus London - 24 hour Hop-on-hop-off Discovery Tour

Check out all the wonderful things London has to offer in a day when you hop on board the Tootbus London Discovery tour! Make your way around, experience the heart of the city, and see London's top landmarks from the open-top deck of the bus including the Tower of London and Tower Bridge, Westminster Abbey, London Eye, Piccadilly Circus, Trafalgar Square, Covent Garden, The Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, St Paul's Cathedral, St. James Palace and many more. Take advantage of the incredible views of the capital from above to pinpoint all the places you want to see up close. Follow your hit list, hop off the bus at the nearest stop and explore more in-depth. Choose to see the Crown Jewels at the Tower of London, the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace or climb the dome of St Paul's Cathedral. Food lovers may find a piece of paradise at Borough Market, one of the best food markets in London. As the day falls, opt for a ride on the London Eye or enjoy a fun night out in Soho. If you are traveling with children, try our child-friendly channel, it will keep them entertained! Upon first validation, your ticket is valid for 24 hours. You can hop on and hop off, an unlimited number of times within the validity period. Download the Tootbus app to easily find your way around, follow the buses in real-time, and follow self-guided walking tours to help you explore further. The validity of the pass starts at the point of redemption and you can use it an unlimited number of times until the pass is no longer valid.

Duration3 Hours
Day 3

Warwick Castle, Shakespeare's England, Oxford and The Cotswolds

Today you will be taken back through Warwick Castle's 1,000 year history to a time of bloody battles, extravagant banquets and royal ceremony. Visit the magnificent interiors of the Great Hall & State Rooms, climb the Towers and Ramparts for an archer's view of the historic town of Warwick, and enter the multi-sensory Kingmaker attraction and journey back to 1471 as Richard Neville prepares his army for battle. Alternatively, you might like to stroll through some of the 60 acres of Warwick Castle's landscaped gardens. The next stop is Stratford upon Avon - the birthplace of William Shakespeare. We will visit his Birthplace, and will gain a fascinating insight into his life. Your stop here is followed by the most scenic areas of England, the Cotswolds. Passing through charming villages with thatched cottages, tea shops and ancient inns. Next is Oxford, where the colleges date back to the 13th century and among its famous students were Bill Clinton, C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien and Lewis Carroll. We take you on a fascinating walking tour to see Christ Church where many scenes from Harry Potter were filmed. We'll also see the Bodleian Library and the picture perfect college courtyards for which Oxford is famous.

Duration10 Hours
Day 4

Day at Leisure

Today is totally free and at leisure. You can take advantage of any optional activities available or simply relax.

Day 5

London Central Hotel to London Train Station

Duration30 Minutes

London to Paris by Eurostar (Off Peak)

Duration2 Hours

Paris Train Station/Port to Paris Hotel

Duration1 Hour

Elysees Bassano

The Elysees Bassano hotel is located right in the heart of the capital, midway between the world-famous Avenue des Champs-Elyees and the iconic landmark of the Eiffel Tower. Enjoy a stroll along the Avenue Montaigne and the Avenue Victor-Hugo, just a 5-minute walk from the hotel. The building, constructed in the 19th century as a private mansion, has been fully renovated and now offers 40 comfortable air-conditioned rooms in soothing shades of beige.

Meal Plan Full Breakfast
Duration4 Nights
Accommodation

Elysees Bassano

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    Elysees Bassano



    The Elysees Bassano hotel is located right in the heart of the capital, midway between the world-famous Avenue des Champs-Elyees and the iconic landmark of the Eiffel Tower. Enjoy a stroll along the Avenue Montaigne and the Avenue Victor-Hugo, just a 5-minute walk from the …

    The Elysees Bassano hotel is located right in the heart of the capital, midway between the world-famous Avenue des Champs-Elyees and the iconic landmark of the Eiffel Tower. Enjoy a stroll along the Avenue Montaigne and the Avenue Victor-Hugo, just a 5-minute walk from the hotel. The building, constructed in the 19th century as a private mansion, has been fully renovated and now offers 40 comfortable air-conditioned rooms in soothing shades of beige.

    Facilities

    • 24 Hour Reception
    • Air Conditioning
    • Business Corner
    • Room Service
    • Snack Bar
    • Turn down service
    • WiFi

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Day 6

Eiffel Tower 2nd Fl + Cruise + Paris City Tour

Take a tour by air-conditioned panoramic coach and enjoy the opportunity to see Paris and learn about its history and most famous sights through an audio guide commentary. Marvel at Paris's best-known sights: Place Vendome Square, the Opera House, the Pantheon, the Luxembourg Palace and Gardens, the Orsay Museum, Place de la Concorde Square, the Champs-Elysees, the Arc de Triomphe (Arc of Triumph), and the Invalides.

At the foot of the Eiffel Tower, step aboard for an hour-long musical cruise along the Seine with an audio guide. Marvel at the amazing architecture of the heart of Paris's most prestigious monuments lining the banks of the Seine: the Louvre Museum, Notre Dame Cathedral, the Orsay Museum, the Conciergerie. Then, with your priority access, skip the line and speed up by elevator to the 2nd floor of the Eiffel Tower, Paris's most unmissable monument.

This tour ends at Place de Sydney.

Duration4 Hours
Day 7

Half Day Guided Versailles Tour from Paris in a Small Group (Priority Access)

Enjoy a visit of the Palace of Versailles in a small group with a driver-guide who will tell you many anecdotes about the life of the Kings of France.

After a guided tour of the Palace, you will be able to discover the gardens of Versailles for a few minutes.

Duration4 Hours
Day 8

Day at Leisure

Today is totally free and at leisure. You can take advantage of any optional activities available or simply relax.

Day 9

Paris Hotels to Paris Airport (CDG)

Duration1 Hour

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DEPARTURES :

April to October: Daily except for Mondays

PRICE INCLUDES:

  • Private arrival and departure airport transfers
  • 4 nights in first-class accommodations in London
  • 4 nights in first-class accommodations in Paris
  • 1-day Original London hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour pass
  • Small group tour of Warwick Castle, Shakespeare's England, Oxford and The Cotswolds (max 15 guests)
  • Private train station transfers in London and Paris
  • Eurostar rail ticket from London to Paris
  • Eiffel Tower + Cruise + Paris City Tour
  • Small group tour of the Palace of Versailles (max 8 guests)
  • Breakfast daily (excluding day 1)

PRICE EXCLUDES:

  • Travel insurance
  • International and domestic airfare & airfare taxes
  • Meals and beverages not mentioned
  • Gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Visa fees if applicable

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

Prices are "from" per person based on twin/double share accommodation and for travel in low season. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply. Limited seat/spaces and all pricing is subject to change and availability. Rates for single or triple travellers are available on request - please inquire.

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16 Mar 2023
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