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Paris & London tour

Paris & London

Great Value Vacations
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Travel Style: A lot of free time, with very few inclusions. Ideal for independent and/or low-key travelers and cruisers. Relaxed
Physical Level: Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises. Easy
Lodging Level: Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels. Value - 3 star
7 days
From: $ 2,518 $ 360 / day
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Overview

Highlights

  • Cruise along the Seine, get lost in museums and experience the culture of Paris.
  • Shop through the streets or hunt through the city for hidden speakeasies that have become the best exclusive bars.
  • All aboard the rail to London for another adventure of a different caliber.
  • Bob along the Thames, walk among the majesty of Buckingham Palace and listen closely as the art in famous museums speaks to you across time.
  • Take in the skyline of the city from the London Eye and go to Piccadilly Circus at night to see the lively lights that bring energy to the busy crux of the city.

Short Description

Take a stunning trip through Paris and London, exploring the best these cities have to offer. With 2-day passes and cruises down the Seine in Paris and Thames in London available, there are an abundance of opportunities to take advantage of.

Start in Paris and tour through the city. Shop in busy Marais and get lost in their museums. Then take the rail to London and test your mettle in Piccadilly Circus, explore the city by night, and take in breathtaking views from the London Eye.

Trip Type N/A
See all the highlights and popular spots on a classic tour.
Itinerary Focus Classic Highlights
Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Lodging Level Value - 3 star
Flights & Transport Airfare included
Start City Paris
End City London

Trip Includes

  • Round-trip economy class airfare into Paris (CDG), out of London (LHR)
  • Round-trip airport transfers
  • 3 nights in Paris at the Hotel ibis Paris Grands Boulevards Opera or similar
  • Paris Pass (2-day)
  • Rail from Paris to London (standard class)
  • 3 nights in London at the Radisson Blu Edwardian Grafton or similar
  • London Pass (2-day)
  • Breakfast daily

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Itinerary

Day 1: Welcome to Paris, France!

Check into your hotel and spend your first day relaxing and exploring at your leisure.

You might want to take advantage of the fantastic shopping in Montparnasse. While the buildings are beautiful and picture-worthy, after snapping that selfie take a look through the boutiques and shopping centers.

Transfer to Paris hotel

Day 2: Paris

Start making use of your 2-day Paris Pass. Explore the easy way, with over 60 attractions to visit, the possibilities are exhilarating. You can take a cruise down the Seine River or indulge in a wine tasting experience.

Visit museums and monuments including The Louvre and Musee d’Orsay or use your 1-day unlimited use hop-on/hop-off bus tour that comes with a detailed guidebook with maps, directions, helpful tips, and exclusive special offers at shops and restaurants in the city.

Paris Pass (2-Day Pass)

Discover and explore Paris the easy way with the 2-day Paris Pass. The ultimate sightseeing package, it saves time and money by offering great value and convenience, plus entry to over 60 top attractions!

The Paris Pass includes:

  • Museum pass, with entrance to world-famous museums and monuments, including
  • The Louvre
  • Musee d’Orsay
  • Attractions pass, with free entry to such popular attractions such as:
  • Seine River Cruise
  • Tour Montparnasse
  • Wine tasting experience
  • 1-day unlimited use hop-on/hop-off bus tour
  • Paris Visite Travelcard, with free unlimited use of public transport within Paris Zones 1-3
  • Fast-track entry (skip the line) privileges at some of the busiest museums and attractions
  • Detailed guidebook with maps, directions and helpful tips
  • Exclusive special offers at shops and restaurants in the city.

Day 3: Paris

Continue exploring the city highlights with your Paris Pass today.  After you've had your fill of tours, it's time to have a little wild fun. There are nightclubs, lounges and speakeasies hidden all around the city. Finding them is the hard part.

You could go to the Moonshiner, which requires you to walk through the door of a walk-in freezer in Pizza Da Vito, or if you're looking for something a little more elegant, go to Le Tres Particulier at the Hotel Particulier in Montmarte. Walk down a private-access street, press the intercom buzzer and say "have a drink" in French.

Day 4: Paris - London, England

Make sure you've gotten everything you want from Paris and take the rail to London. Check into your hotel and explore your new surroundings.

Maybe take a stroll by the London Eye, the huge and iconic ferris wheel that lights up in seasonal colors at night. You can share a pod with other visitors, or splurge on a private pod to enjoy gorgeous views across the city with just yourself and your travel companions.

Rail to London

Day 5: London

The London pass provides access to 60 museums, attractions and activities and includes a 160-page guidebook, as well as an app, both of which are packed with information about the attractions, including contact details, maps and a one day Hop-on/Hop-off bus ticket. The app can also by synced with your pass card number for offers at restaurants, theaters and shops.

Visit sights such as the Westminster Abbey, St. Paul’s Cathedral, Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, Kensington Palace, and much more. You can even take a cruise down the Thames River!

London Pass (2-day)

The London Pass provides FREE entry to over 60 of London’s top attractions, tours, museums and sights - including Fast Track Entry to a selection of the most popular attractions – plus a 160-page guidebook packed with useful information about the attractions, including directions and maps and a one day Hop-on/Hop-off bus ticket.

You’ll have complimentary access to such “must-see” sights and activities as Westminster Abbey, St. Paul’s Cathedral, Wembley & Arsenal Stadiums, Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre and a Thames River cruise – with fast track entrance to some of the most popular attractions - the Tower of London, London Bridge Experience, Windsor Castle, London Zoo, Kensington Palace and Hampton Court Palace!

London Pass (2-day) Includes:

  • Free entry to over 60 of London’s top attractions, tours, museums and sights
  • Fast Track Entry to a selection of the most popular attractions
  • One day Hop-on/Hop-off bus ticket
  • 160-page guidebook packed with useful information about the attractions, including directions and maps
  • Access to a free London Pass Travel Guide App

Day 6: London

Take today to finish up your 2-day pass. There's plenty to do in The Square Mile. Today, maybe you'd like to see the Tower of London, go through the London Bridge Experience, or stare in awe at Windsor Castle, Kensington Palace, and Hampton Court Palace!

Day 7: Depart London

Pick up your souvenirs and pack up new experiences. It's time to return home, until next time.

Transfer to London airport (LHR)

Fly home!

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This was my first time planning a trip out of the country. I read previous reviews who had a good experience with Great Value Vacation. Our trip was amazing! The booking and reservations were easy to use with the vouchers provided. The staff was helpful. The only downside was I upgraded to have an automatic vehicle and they gave me a stick shift. It took a while to get sorted out but other than that I loved my trip! I will definitely use great value vacations again when I book my next trip. I opted for the additional wine tasting package and I did not regret it! I recommend adding those additional tours to get a more complete experience.
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Flights & Transport

Airfare included

Group Size:

Intimate Group - 12 max

Accomodations

  • Hotel ibis Paris Grands Boulevards Opera 9ème
  • Hotel ibis Paris Opera La Fayette
  • Le Patio Bastille
  • Hotel Mercure Paris Gobelins Place d'Italie
  • Mercure Paris Place d'Italie Hotel
  • Hotel Elysees Bassano
  • Mercure Paris Opera Grands Boulevards
  • Radisson Blu Edwardian Grafton Hotel
  • Thistle Kensington Gardens Hotel
  • Hilton London Paddington
  • Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley
  • The Mandeville Hotel

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