Enjoy a magical Christmas break in the City of Lights with a fully guided tour of Paris, top quality city centre accommodation for three nights, a stunning river cruise on the Seine and the services of a tour manager throughout your stay. Visit the magnificent Palace of Versailles or have fun in Disneyland. Join your group for a delicious Christmas Dinner!
Fully guided four day break in Paris
Three nights bed and breakfast accommodation in a central Paris hotel
Tour of the city by bus
Cruise on the River Seine
Fabulous Christmas dinner in a local restaurant (optional)
Optional visit to Disneyland
Optional visit to the Chateau of Versailles
Travel by high speed train from London to Paris and enjoy an eye opening guided tour of this romantic city. Drive along the Champs Élysées and by the Arc de Triomphe, see the Opera Garnier and the Louvre. Take a photo of the Eiffel Tower from the Trocadero. Then check into your hotel and meet your guide for a tour of the wonderful Christmas Markets that spread out through the Paris streets.
On Christmas Day, after breakfast we head up to Montmartre to admire the views and visit the artists at work. See the Sacre Coeur Basillica and Moulin Rouge. For lunch we head to the Latin Quarter and visit Notre Dame cathedral. In the afternoon we enjoy a guided boat cruise on the River Seine then get a chance to climb the Eiffel Tower. And if you have chosen this option, meet your guide in the evening for a fabulous three course Christmas dinner with wine included!
On the next day take a trip to Disneyland and enjoy a full day on the rides and attractions or alternatively spend a free day in Paris, maybe visiting the Louvre or Musee D'Orsay. Your tour manager will be on hand at breakfast to help with suggestions.
On our final day we offer a morning visit to the opulent and richly decorated Chateau of Versailles. Take the time to tour the Hall of Mirrors and the Hall of Battles then see the grand King's Bed Chamber and the the elaborate galleries. Our late afternoon train back to London ensures you get a maximum amount of time in this beautiful city.
Please ensure you arrive at your allocated departure point at least 15 minutes before the meeting time.
You can join this tour from the following locations
04:15am Ramsgate Train Station 04:30am Outside Cambridge Police Station, Parkside 04:35am Canterbury East Train Station
Passengers joining this tour from the above locations will be transferred by taxi to London St Pancras where they will need to proceed to meet the guide at the following location:
06:45am London St Pancras International Train Station, outside LK Bennett clothes shop, opposite Eurostar departure check in desk (next door to the shops 'Pink' & 'Fat Face')
Check in must be complete at least 30 minutes prior to the trains departure. Please adhere to the meeting times above to ensure you have enough time to check in for this departure
London to Paris Depart London St.Pancras 07:55am, arrive Paris Gare du Nord 11:20am
Paris to London Depart Paris Gare du Nord late afternoon/early evening (typically between 5:15pm - 6:30pm, timings vary slightly depending on date), arrive London St.Pancras 6:30pm - 7:45pm.
The finishing time for passengers who joined the tour in Cambridge, Ramsgate or Canterbury will vary, as the transfer service that we provide links in with our other tours. The transfer service will be by private transport or rail.
Do I need a passport for this tour? Yes, you will need to be in possession of a vaild passport in order to travel to France for this tour
I have a Visa for the UK already, can I travel to France? International Friends cannot give immigration advice to our guests so we strongly suggest you check with the nearest French Consulate for more information about your visa requirement (if there is any)
How much luggage I can bring with me? Luggage allowances for this tour are governed by Eurostar. You can find find full information here
Will I have to pay for any additional travel in Paris? All transfers to and from the Train station and any included sight seeing and attractions are incuded in the cost of the tour. Travel during your free time is not. We reccommend Travel by metro for which you can buy a 'carnet' of metro tickets. This allows 10 journeys in Paris by metro, and costs approximately £12. Your guide will assist you when buying the carnet in Paris.
Hotel accommodation for this tour is provided in good qaulity, centrally located 3 star hotels. All rooms are en suite and breakfast is incuded. An example of one of our regular hotels is the Ibis Styles Paris Bercy - click here to see hotel's own website
The price you pay is based on 2 people sharing a twin or double bedded room. If you would like a single room for 1 person we offer an upgrade for an additional £45 per night. Single travellers who do not choose to upgrade to a single room at time of booking will be allocated to a twin room with another member of the group (of the same sex).