Join us as we travel to Paris, the 'City of Lights', by high speed Eurostar train with two nights 3* hotel in the city centre. Enjoy a fully guided tour of this magical place, relax on your cruise on the River Seine, visit majestic Versailles, climb the Eiffel Tower, shop on the Champs Élysées, mingle with the artists in Montmartre and admire the works of Da Vinci and Michelangelo in the Louvre.
Return London-Paris train travel by high speed Eurostar with reserved seating
Two nights 3* Paris city centre hotel with breakfast
Coach sightseeing tour & River Seine cruise included
Services of a professional guide for the full 3 days
Visits to Louvre Museum (entry extra), Notre Dame Cathedral & Sacre Couer
Day 1 - You will fall in love with the beautiful City of Lights on this exciting weekend break. In just two and a half hours our train will arrive at Paris Gare du Nord where we enjoy a full guided tour of the city by coach with time for lunch on the Champs Élysées. After checking in to our hotel we travel by Metro to relax on our river cruise along the Seine. Glide past many iconic sights like The Louvre and Notre Dame then end the cruise at the Eiffel Tower with a chance to climb to the very top.
Day 2 - After breakfast the next morning we head to historic Montmartre to learn of the struggles of the artists that lived there, from Renoir to Van Gogh. We admire the views across Paris and visit the beautiful Sacre Couer basilica. After a guided walk we head to Notre Dame cathedral and the Latin Quarter with a break for lunch.
In the afternoon there is an optional visit to the majestic Palace of Versailles (£45 extra) to see the richly decorated rooms and chambers of Louis XIV. Explore the famous chateau then see the Hall of Mirrors and the Hall of Battles. Marvel at the opulent and awe inspiring interiors.
Day 3 - On our final day we give everyone ample time to visit the most famous museum in the world, the Louvre. Admire the Mona Lisa, see the Venus de Milo, Michelangelo's Slaves, Delacroix' Liberty Leading the People and David's Consecration of Napoleon. Feast on romantic art and classical sculpture before returning to the hotel for our transfer by coach to Paris Gare du Nord station for the train back to London.
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).
Please ensure you arrive at your allocated departure point at least 15 minutes before departure time.
You can join this tour from the following locations
04:00am Ramsgate Train Station 04:15am Outside Cambridge Police Station, Parkside 04:20am 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.