London and Paris (Winter 2013/2014)

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Big Ben and The Houses of Parliament at night in London, EnglandThe Changing of the Guard in London, EnglandHarrods at Christmas in London, EnglandIce skating at Hyde Park in London, EnglandWindsor Castle, EnglandThe Arc de Triomphe at night in Paris, FranceParis, FranceNotre Dame Cathedral and the Seine by night in Paris, France
Big Ben and The Houses of Parliament at night in London, England
The Changing of the Guard in London, England
Harrods at Christmas in London, England
Ice skating at Hyde Park in London, England
Windsor Castle, England
The Arc de Triomphe at night in Paris, France
Paris, France
Notre Dame Cathedral and the Seine by night in Paris, France
  • Duration: 9 Days
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  • Brochure: Europe & Britain 2013-2014
  • Style: City Breaks
  • Description: From Royal Horse Guards to iconic red double-decker buses, cosy English pubs and world-famous sightseeing, London is a city of wonderful and quirky extremes. Travel to Paris on the Eurostar and visit the Eiffel Tower. Admire the glittering Champs Élysées, Arc de Triomphe, Notre Dame and the Louvre Museum. End in style with a cruise along the River Seine and see Paris from a different perspective.

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Trip Itinerary

  • Day 1


    Overnight flight to London.

  • Day 2 to Day 5


    Experience London - from the pomp and pageantry of the Royal Horse Guards to the welcoming pubs and bustling markets – this city has it all. Relax after check-in or spend time exploring the sights and sounds of London. On your first full day in London, your Local Guide takes you on a morning sightseeing tour including views of the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace. On your second full day enjoy an excursion to the Royal town of Windsor, with an included visit to the castle and free time to shop. The rest of the time in London is yours to enjoy as you please. Stroll through Hyde Park, visit the dinosaurs at the Natural History Museum, have lunch in Covent Garden or explore Camden Market. Shop in the West End, Bond Street and Knightsbridge, enjoy a top stage production or take a trip outside of the city to the pretty Cotswolds – your options are endless and your Local Host will be available to suggest activities or to help with organizing any excursions during your stay.

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

    Hotel: Thistle Euston

    Hotels are subject to change.
  • Day 6 to Day 8


    Transfer to St. Pancras International Station in London and board the Eurostar, a high-speed train service, to Gare du Nord in central Paris. On arrival in the French capital, you are transferred to your hotel for three nights in this vibrant city. The next morning, meet your Local Guide for a sightseeing tour of Paris which includes an ascent to the second level of the Eiffel Tower, a wonderful drive up the Champs Élysées to the Arc de Triomphe and views of Notre Dame Cathedral. Afterwards, you are free to do as you please. There is time to sample a pâtisserie, to shop in the chic French boutiques or to enjoy a visit to the Palace of Versailles or the Louvre – the choice is yours. This evening, why not take in a spectacular Parisian cabaret?

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

    Hotel: Novotel Tour Eiffel

    Hotels are subject to change.
  • Day 9


    After breakfast, bid your new-found friends 'au revoir' as your city break comes to an end. Transfers to Charles De Gaulle airport are available. Conditions apply.

    Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast)

What's Included

Sightseeing Highlights

  • LondonSee Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace on your sightseeing tour with a Local Guide.
  • WindsorVisit the royal town of Windsor and the castle.
  • ParisView Notre Dame Cathedral, the Arc de Triomphe, Champs Élysées and the Louvre with your Local Guide. Enjoy spectacular city views from an included ascent to the second level of the Eiffel Tower.


  • Full English buffet breakfast daily in London.
  • Buffet breakfast daily in Paris.

Travel Highlights

  • First Class hotel accommodation which includes twin-bedded rooms with private facilities.
  • All hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes included.
  • Eurostar high-speed train from London to Paris.
  • The services of a Trafalgar Local Host in London and Paris.
  • A travel wallet with your documentation.
  • Local Guide in London and Paris.
  • Audio Headsets Provided in Paris to enhance your included sightseeing.

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  • Hotels are subject to change.
  • * For single travellers purchasing the twin-share option, please note that there is a no smoking policy in all shared rooms. Solo travel is not accepted on guided Family Experiences holidays unless travelling as part of a family group. 
  • ^Twin-share option not available for trips to South America., Costa Rica, Mexico, Alaska, Hawaii or for any holiday & cruise combination, or in Asia and Eastern Mediterranean except Highlights of Turkey (without cruise) & Best of Turkey.

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