Join us as we travel to Paris, the 'City of Light', 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 travel by high speed Eurostar train with reserved seating
Two nights 3* Paris city centre hotel with breakfast
Coach sightseeing tour upon arrival & River Seine cruise included
A sightseeing tour by Metro on day two, a chance for you to explore Paris on foot!
Services of a professional guide for the full 3 days
Visits to Louvre Museum (entry extra) & Sacre Couer
You will fall in love with the beautiful City of Light on this exciting weekend break from London. Meet your friendly, knowledgable guide at London St Pancras, before we board the Eurostar to Paris! In just and a half hours, our train will arrive at Paris Gare du Nord, where we enjoy a fully 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, Notre Dame and Musee D’Orsay then end the cruise at the Eiffel Tower with a chance to climb to the very top.
After breakfast the next morning we head to the historic Montmartre district for a sightseeing tour of the city by Metro. We will 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 Coeur basilica. After a guided walk we head to 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 with its opulent interiors including the Hall of Mirrors and the Hall of Battles. Marvel at the King’s bedchamber and the awe-inspiring chapel.
On our final day we will spend the morning at 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. Please note that entry to the Louvre must be pre-booked, we would recommend booking slots no earlier than 10.00am. Please click here to book. There will be plenty of time for you to feast on romantic art and classical sculpture, before our weekend in Paris ends and we return to Paris Gare du Nord station for the train back to London.
Hotel accommodation for this tour is provided in good quality, centrally located 3 star hotels. All rooms are en suite and breakfast is included. An example of one of our regular hotels is the Ibis Styles Paris Bercy.
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 note that this tour is subject to varying departure times, it is usually between 4am and 4.45am for Cambridge & Kent pick ups, and between 6am and 7am for the St Pancras meeting point. Please see your e-ticket or contact us for details
Please ensure you arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the meeting time on your e-ticket
London St Pancras International, outside the LK Bennett clothes shop, opposite the Eurostar departure check in desk.
If you are joining this tour from Kent or Cambridge, you will be transferred to St Pancras by private vehicle, where you will meet the guide inside the station opposite the Eurostar departure check in desk. Returns to Kent and Cambridge after the tour will be provided by private car or rail.
Eurostar Departure Information
Check in must be complete at least 60 minutes prior to the trains departure. Please adhere to the meeting times above to ensure you have enough time to check in for the departure.
London to Paris
Depart London St.Pancras between 7.00am and 7:55am, arrive Paris Gare du Nord 11:00am - 11:30am
Paris to London
Depart Paris Gare du Nord late afternoon/early evening (typically between 5:00pm and 6:30pm, timings vary slightly depending on date), arrive London St.Pancras 6:30pm and 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 are included in the cost of the tour. As the sightseeing on Day 2 is by Metro, we recommend purchasing a 'carnet' of metro tickets. This allows 10 journeys in Paris by metro, and costs approximately £14. Your guide will assist you when buying the carnet in Paris.