Delights of London and Paris 2014

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Tower Bridge at night in London, EnglandStonehenge, EnglandParis, FranceNotre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France
Tower Bridge at night in London, England
Stonehenge, England
Paris, France
Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France
  • Duration: 10 Days
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  • Brochure: Europe & Britain 2014
  • Style: Discoveries
  • Description: From Big Ben to the Eiffel Tower, with Shakespeare's Stratford-upon-Avon and Stonehenge in between – this trip give you the delights of London and the south of England, along with the top sights in Paris. It's insider moments like… having an insider tell you all the best bits about some of the world's most recognised attractions, like the Houses of Parliament and Buckingham Palace in London and the Champs-Élysées and Arc de Triomphe in Paris. Our experts lift the lid to reveal the secrets behind these two famous cities. And it's visiting places like Shakespeare's Stratford-upon-Avon, Louis XIV's Palace of Versailles, and the monoliths at prehistoric Stonehenge, but also having the time to go off exploring on your own.

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Trip Itinerary

  • Day 1


    Overnight flight to London.

  • Day 2


    After checking in at your hotel, why not start to explore this magical city. Whether you stroll through one of the Royal Parks, shop in the vibrant West End or visit one of the world famous historical attractions, London has plenty to keep you entertained. Later, meet with your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception.

    Meal(s): (Welcome Reception)

    Hotel: Cumberland

    Hotels are subject to change.
  • Day 3


    See Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace on your half day introductory sightseeing tour with a Local Expert. This afternoon visit the town of Windsor with its vast Royal Castle. Explore the town, visit inside the castle or walk alongside the Thames - the choice is yours. This evening, consider joining your Travel Director for dinner at a lively restaurant or perhaps take in a West End show.

    Meal(s): (Full Breakfast)

  • Day 4


    Today enjoy a full day excursion from London to two iconic destinations – Oxford and Stratford-upon-Avon. Oxford is famed for its University – the oldest in England and the oldest in the English speaking world. Enjoy free time to explore after an orientation provided by your Travel Director. You will also visit one of the colleges (subject to opening). Later travel to Stratford and visit Shakespeare's birthplace and Visitor Centre. Stop to see Anne Hathaway's gorgeous thatched cottage before returning to London.

    Meal(s): (Full Breakfast)

  • Day 5


    A completely free day for you to explore the city - the options are endless and your Travel Director will be available to suggest a number of activities or help with organising any optional experience. Visit the dinosaurs at the Natural History Museum, have lunch in Covent Garden or explore Camden Markets. Shop in Bond Street and Knightsbridge, enjoy a top stage production or take a further trip outside of the city – the choice is yours!

    Meal(s): (Full Breakfast)

  • Day 6


    Visit the historic stone monoliths at Stonehenge where pagans once worshipped before stopping in the Georgian town of Bath. Visit the Roman baths from which the city derives its name and enjoy some free time to explore the city before returning to London.

    Meal(s): (Full Breakfast)

  • Day 7


    This morning, travel through the Kent countryside before boarding your ferry in Dover. See the impressive White Cliffs of Dover on your channel ferry crossing to France. Pass the battlefields of Northern France before arriving in magical Paris. This evening enjoy a Regional Meal in the City of Light.

    Meal(s): (Full Breakfast / Regional Meal)

    Hotel: Pullman Montparnasse

    Hotels are subject to change.
  • Day 8


    Your Local Expert takes you on a sightseeing tour of Paris this morning. View the Champs Élysées, Arc de Triomphe and Place de la Concorde. Ascend to the second level of the Eiffel Tower and see the city in all its glory. This afternoon enjoy an included visit to the Palace of Versailles. Tonight you might like to round off your day by attending a performance at a spectacular Parisian cabaret.

    Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast)

  • Day 9


    Today you are free to do as you please. There is time to sample delicious French breads or cakes in a pâtisserie, to shop in the chic French boutiques or to enjoy a visit to one of the many museums this city has to offer – the choice is yours. This evening, join your companions and Travel Director for a Farewell Dinner in the city.

    Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast / Farewell Dinner)

  • Day 10


    After breakfast, bid your new-found friends ‘au revoir’ as your memorable trip comes to an end. Transfers to Charles De Gaulle airport are available. Conditions apply.

    Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast)

What's Included

Insider Experiences

  • Hidden Treasure Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure experience, unique to your itinerary, courtesy of your expert Travel Director.
  • Local Expert in London, Paris and Versailles.

Sightseeing Highlights

  • City tours in London and Paris.
  • Orientations of Windsor, Oxford, Stratford-upon-Avon and Bath.
  • Visit Stonehenge, the Roman Baths in Bath, Shakespeare's birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon, the Eiffel Tower and the Palace of Versailles.
  • View Anne Hathaway's cottage, the Champs Élysées and Arc de Triomphe.
  • See Big Ben, Houses of Parliament, Buckingham Palace and the White Cliffs of Dover.


  • 8 breakfasts (including 5 full and 3 hot buffets).
  • 3 dinners (including Welcome Reception, Regional Meal and Farewell Dinner).

Travel Highlights

  • Travel by luxury air-conditioned coach with reclining seats and an on-board restroom.
  • First Class hotel accommodation featuring twin rooms and private facilities.
  • The services of a professional Travel Director throughout your journey.
  • All hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes included.
  • Audio Headsets provided throughout your trip to enhance your included sightseeing experiences.
  • A travel wallet with your documentation.
  • Ferry from Dover to Calais.
  • The services of a Trafalgar Local Host if you stay at Trafalgar's recommended London hotel.
  • London airport shuttle service available. Conditions apply.
  • Complimentary keepsake photo.

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  • Hotels are subject to change.
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