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Delights of London and Paris

9 Days 2 Countries 9 Cities

Big Ben, the Eiffel Tower and Stonehenge are some of the highlights on this Discoveries trip.

"We were treated to a fabulous vacation"

Kevin

About this trip

From Big Ben to the Eiffel Tower, with Shakespeare's Stratford-upon-Avon and Stonehenge in between – this trip gives you the delights of London and the south of England, along with the top sights in Paris.

You'll enjoy Insider moments like… having an insider lift the lid on 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.


Trip type: Discoveries i

Trip code: DELP

8 Nights

accommodation

11 Meals
  • 8 breakfasts.

  • 3 dinners.

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Delights of London and Paris

Your Itinerary

1. Arrive London (5 Nights)

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

2. London Sightseeing and Excursion to Windsor

See Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace on your half day introductory sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist. 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.

Meal(s)
Full Breakfast

3. Excursion to Oxford and Stratford-upon-Avon

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. 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

4. London Free Day

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

5. Excursion to Bath and Stonehenge

This morning leave London and travel to Bath. Visit the Roman baths from which the city derives its name and enjoy an orientation of this World Heritage Site with its beautiful Georgian architecture. After free time for lunch travel through scenic countryside and stop at Stonehenge to visit the historic stone monoliths where pagans once worshipped. Later return to London.

Meal(s)
Full Breakfast

6. London – Paris (3 Nights)

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
Novotel Centre Tour Eiffel

7. Paris Sightseeing and Versailles Excursion

Your Local Specialist 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

8. Paris Free Day

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

9. Depart Paris

After breakfast bid your newfound 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

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What's Included

Sightseeing Highlights

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    • City tour in London and Paris

    • Orientation of Windsor, Oxford, Stratford-upon-Avon and Bath

    • Visit one of the famous Oxford Colleges, the Roman Baths in Bath, Stonehenge, Shakespeare's birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon, the Eiffel Tower in Paris 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.


What's Included

Dining

    • 8 breakfasts.

    • 3 dinners.


What's Included

Travel Highlights

    • Ferry from Dover to Calais.

    • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)

    • Hand-picked 4 and 5 star accommodation

    • Hand-picked Insider Experiences

    • Optional Experiences and free time

    • All porterage and restaurant gratuities

    • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras

    • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver

    • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes

    • VIP entry to many sights

    • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing

    • The services of a Trafalgar Local Host if you stay at Trafalgar's recommended London hotel


    Airport Transfers

  • Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page


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Enjoy the wonder of travel, crisscrossing the globe through the seasons. On effortless adventures in breathtaking new horizons, forge lifelong friendships and memories. Our lovingly crafted itineraries are a fascinating mosaic of cultures, flavours, festivals and local stories. We’re with you all the way, guiding you and ensuring you experience the real thing: the sheer love of travel, entirely hassle-free.


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Taste

Travelling with your tastebuds, treating them to new flavours, spices and textures along the way. From the very first breakfast to the last nightcap, travelling through Europe indulges your palate, with every meal an opportunity to discover regional fare. Savour each new flavour, try the local tipple and take home fresh culinary inspiration. Let us share our love for food and hospitality with you.


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Guest Reviews and Ratings

  • Guest Service Rating from 44 Reviews

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    Service rating : Andrew Speed was very knowledgeable on the history of the countries. There were a few instances when we could have had less time at one site and a little more at another, but no complaints.We were spoiled by having Patricia from Trafalgar on our Italy trip and she will be hard

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    Service rating : Our trip was very nice...there was nothing over the top. Our bus driver Andy was very good and so funny. Our tour director Gino was very nice and made sure we were okay. The hotels were just so-so, the tours half the time were to short. Loved the people I met.Product : I

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    Service rating : The special little surprise visits were the best.Product : Loved the trip from beginning to end.

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    Service rating : Very knowledgable and friendly staff. Nothing was a problem for them to answer or achieve.Product : A busy but very enjoyable trip.

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    Service rating : Our tour director and bus driver were excellent. Went out of their way to help and make sure we had an exceptional experience.Product : This was an experience we will never forget. Ended too soon.

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