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LONDON & PARIS

TWO EUROPEAN CAPITALS

WALKABOUT DISCOVERY TOUR

LONDON & PARIS
TWO EUROPEAN CAPITALS
WALKABOUT DISCOVERY TOUR

7 Days / 6 Nights

June 2 - 8, 2019

$3,975

The Louvre, Home of Mona Lisa

London's Towering Big Ben

The Seine & Notre Dame Cathedral

A special trip for travelers that love to walk and explore!

 

See two spectacular European captial cities on one fabulous tour. This is a very special small group tour to walk, explore and experience London and Paris at ground level at your own speed.

Each morning we'll take a 3-4 hour pleasure walk through different districts of London & Paris... walking past major city landmarks... through city neighborhoods, parks, gardens and outdoor markets... ending each walk to enjoy a nice lunch.

 

We'll start in England where we'll stay three nights in central London near Kensington Gardens at a charming boutique hotel.

Our London walks will take us to see -- Tower of London... Westminster Abbey... St. Paul's Cathedral... Parliament... Big Ben... Buckingham Palace... The Mall... Kensington Palace & Gardens... Tower Bridge... River Thames... Trafalgar Square... Picadilly Circus... Oxford Street & Regent Street... Royal Albert Hall... Hyde Park,  Regent's Park and St. James's Park... Covent Garden and Leicester Square.

 

Afternoons you'll have free time for personal sightseeing and relaxing... to take tours of top London landmarks, i.e.: Tower of London, Parliament, Westminster Abbey, Churchill War Rooms Museum... visit major museums, i.e.: British Museum, Victoria & Albert Museum, National Gallery, National Portrait Gallery, Tate Modern Museum… take a boat ride on The Thames or ride on the London Eye... shop at London's famous department stores: Harrods, Selfridges, and Liberty… browse through Knightsbridge boutiques and antique shops… take a stroll in Hyde Park or Kensington Gardens... attend a matinee or evening performance at a West End play... or visit a local pub or two.

 

We'll have a traditional English cuisine dinner... and traditional English afternoon tea at a famous tea salon.​

You'll have a ticket to ride on a hop-on hop-off open-air double-decker bus to relax and view London sites unobstructed.

Mid-week we'll board the high-speed Eurostar train, travel non-stop from central London to central Paris, going under the English Channel.

 

Whether it is your first or fifteenth visit to the "City of Light," there’s so much to see and enjoy in magnificent Paris! 

 

We’ll stay three glorious nights in central Paris in the Saint-Germain district at a charming boutique hotel... ideally located near Paris's major landmarks, shopping, restaurants and Left Bank famous sidewalk cafes.

Our Paris walks will take us to see -- the Eiffel Tower... Arc de Triomphe... Champs-Élysées... Notre-Dame Cathedral... The Louvre... Musée d'Orsay... Centre George Pompidou... Place de Concorde... The Opera... Tuileries Garden... Jardin du Luxembourg... Les Invalides... Les Halles... Grand Palais... Latin Quarter... Saint Germain District... Place de la Concorde... Isle de Saint Louis... Montmartre Artist District... Rue Cler Street Market... Rue Saint-Honoré... Père Lachaise Cemetery... Louis Vuitton Foundation... Île de la Cité... Pont Neuf... Isle de Saint Louis... River Seine... Promenade Plantée.

 

​Afternoons are free for relaxing and exploring Paris on your own... to visit or take a tour of Paris's world-renowned musuems,: i.e.: The Louvre, the world's most famous art museum, to see Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa painting, and Venus de Milo and Winged Victory of Samothrace sculptures; visit Musée d'Orsay, home of French impressionist and post-impressionist masterpieces by Boudin, Cézanne, Degas, Gauguin, Manet, Monet, Pissarro, Renior, Seurat, Sisley, Toulouse-Lautrec and Van Gogh; visit Musée de l'Orangerie, Musée Picasso, Musée Rodin or Centre George Pompidou... tour spectacular Notre-Dame Cathedral, Sacré-Cœur Basilica, or Sainte-Chapelle with its stunning stained glass windows... tour Les Invalides, home of France's military museum and tomb of Napoleon Bonaparte… shop in Paris's fashion flagship stores along Rue Saint-Honoré or visit the grand department stores: Galeries Lafayette, Printemps, and Le Bon March… browse through Paris's boutiques, antiques shops and specialty food stores... or relax in Jardin du Luxembourg or at an outdoor cafe along Boulevard Saint-Germain.

We'll take a river cruise on The Seine to view the "City of Light" at night traveling past Notre-Dame Cathedral, the Eiffel Tower, and Pont Neuf... we'll have a French wine tasting session with a local expert.

You'll have a ticket to ride on a hop-on hop-off open-air double-decker bus to relax and view Paris sites unobstructed.

 

We'll have a farewell dinner with traditional French cuisine and wines.

 

The Paris & London Walkabout Discovery Tour Is Designed To Provide:

  • A fabulous vacation experience to two fabulous European cities -- London and Paris.

  • A friendly and fun small group environment. 

  • Daily walks -- 3-4 hour "non-strenuous" escorted morning pleasure walks seeing London's and Paris's most famous landmarks and sites... viewing and experiencing the two European capitals at ground level at your own speed

  • Many extras -- welcome reception in London, traditional afternoon English tea, traditional English cuisine dinner... French wine tasting session in Paris... evening river cruise on The Seine... French cuisine and wine farewell dinner.

  • Free time to discover and enjoy London and Paris at your own pace for personal exploring, sightseeing, and shopping... personal time to visit London's and Paris's world-famous museums... attend a London West End play or visit a local neighborhood pub... meander along The Seine and browse through the bookstalls lining the river walk... relax at a Paris sidewalk cafe.

  • Recommendations of local restaurants, bistros, cafes and pubs to explore on your own... yet everyone is invited to join local cuisine group meals at personal selected restaurants.

  • Connoisseur service & support – fully escorted tour, personal and customized service for a WORRY-FREE vacation!​ 

 

What's Included:

  • 7 Days / 6 nights, a choice of personally selected hotels.

    • Charming Boutique Hotels. Charming boutique hotels located in historic city centres, including breakfast.

    • Signature/Premiere Luxury Hotels. Upgrade to stay in very special elegant boutique luxury hotels in London and Paris city centres, including breakfast 

  • Eurostar Train Transportation - high-speed train travel from London to Paris.

  • Train Station/Hotel Transfers – transfer from London hotel to London's Sr Pancras Station for Eurostar train to Paris; transfers from Paris's Gare du Nord to Paris hotel.

  • London Activities:

    • Welcome Reception – opportunity to meet other tour members and review the week's itinerary. 

    • Daily 3-4 Hour Morning Pleasure Walks - seeing London landmarks, neighborhoods, and parks/gardens:  Tower of London, Westminster Abbey, St. Paul's Cathedral, Parliament, Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, The Mall, Kensington Palace & Gardens, River Thames, Tower Bridge, Trafalgar Square, Picadilly Circus, Oxford Street and Regent Street, Royal Albert Hall, Hyde Park, Regent's Park, St. James's Park, Covent Garden and Leicester Square.

    • Traditional Afternoon English Tea -- selection of teas, finger sandwiches, scones with cream & fruit perserves, variety of cakes & pastries.

    • Traditional English Cuisine Dinner

    • Ticket for London hop-on hop-off open-air double-decker sightseeing bus.

    • Free time for personal sightseeing, shopping and relaxing.

    • Local transportation for all group activities.

  • Paris Activities:

    • Daily 3-4 Hour Morning Pleasure Walks - seeing Paris landmarks, neighborhoods, and parks/gardens: Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, Champs-Élysées, Notre-Dame Cathedral, The Louvre, Musée d'Orsay, Centre George Pompidou, Les Halles, Place de Concorde, The Opera, Tuileries Garden, Jardin du Luxembourg, Les Invalides, Grand Palais, Latin Quarter, Saint Germain District, Montmartre Artist District, Rue Cler Street Market, Rue Saint-Honoré, Père Lachaise Cemetery, Louis Vuitton Foundation, Île de la Cité, Pont Neuf, Isle de Saint Louis, River Seine and Promenade Plantée.

    • Evening River Cruise on The Seine - - view the "City of Light" at night.

    • French Wine Tasting Session - tasting an assortment of French wines with a local expert.

    • Farewell Dinner - dinner with traditional French cuisine and wines

    • Ticket for Paris hop-on hop-off open-air double-decker sightseeing bus.

    • Free time for personal sightseeing, shopping and relaxing.

    • Local transportation for all group activities.

  • Connoisseur service & support - personal & customized service. 

 

Arrival/Departure Cities

Arrival City: London, England

Departure City: Paris, France

 

Trip Cost:

Includes Eurostar train from London to Paris.                      

Charming Boutique Hotels Option:

  • $3,975 – 7 days / 6 nights per person in double occupancy shared hotel room. 

  • Added cost for private single room hotel accommodation option – $1,575

Premiere/Signature Luxury Hotels Upgrade Option:

  • $5,450 – 7 days / 6 nights per person in double occupancy shared hotel room.

  • Added cost for private single room hotel accommodation option – $2,190

 

Space Is Limited -- Reserve Early

Small Group Trip. Limited to 15 Persons

Please Note: Walk Europe strives to operate according to our published itinerary. However, in the event of unforeseen circumstances beyond our control or opportunities that would enhance the itinerary, adjustments may be necessary. Hotels and itinerary are subject to changes. 

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Email: tomharter@walkeurope.com

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