Travel London and Paris via the Chunnel with Maupintour. On this superb vacation, we’ll show you both great cities. Experience London’s great antique shopping, traditional pubs and legendary theatre. In Paris, browse museums and see all that the city has to offer. See Big Ben, the Eiffel Tower and travel between London and Paris on the Eurostar train.
-Enjoy private transfers throughout your trip
-Standard Premier seating on Eurostar train via the Chunnel
-2 free days to enjoy the cities at your leisure
-Private Guided tours of Paris and London
-4 star+ luxury hotels throughout trip (see hotels tab)
Upon arrival in London, transfer to your hotel The Rubens at the Palace with your private driver. The rest of the day is free for you to relax, or explore London at your own pace. As one of the world’s most visited cities, London has something for everyone: from history and culture to fine food and good times. Accommodation at The Rubens at the Palace.
Your day starts with a private tour of the Tower of London. Admire the Crown Jewels in the Jewel House before being taken to the Scaffold site and the Torture exhibition. Departing the Tower, head to Buckingham Palace to watch the Changing of the Guard ceremony. Afterwards, take a short cruise on the River Thames as you enjoy excellent views of St Paul’s Cathedral and Shakespeare’s Globe theatre. Then on to take photos of Westminster Abbey built in the 10th century followed by a pub lunch (not included). Next head to St Paul’s Cathedral where you’ll go inside to see Sir Christopher Wrens masterpiece and explore the venue where Princess Diana was married. Then you’ll head through to Knightsbridge, the home of some of London’s most exclusive shops. You’ll go to Harrods and enjoy a traditional afternoon tea served in the Terrace restaurant inside the store. The tour ends at Harrods leaving you free time to explore the store at your leisure or transfer to the hotel. Accommodation at The Rubens at the Palace.
Enjoy London at your leisure today. Perhaps you would like to browse the shops of Mayfair or visit Covent Garden. Accommodation at The Rubens at the Palace.
After breakfast, you will be taken to St Pancras Station with a private car to board the Eurostar Chunnel Train for your first-class ride to Paris. Upon arrival at Gare du Nord, a private car transfers you to your historic hotel, the majestic Regina, with the Louvre Museum on one side and the Tuileries Gardens on the other. Enjoy the rest of the day soaking up the Parisian atmosphere as you orient yourself to “The City of Light.” Accommodation at Hotel Regina.
After your breakfast, your private guide takes you to The Louvre museum to see its matchless art treasures, such as the Winged Victory, the Venus of Milo and Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa. Then enjoy lunch at the restaurant 58 located on the first floor of the Eiffel Tower. After your lunch you will visit the highlights of the city. Paris was created 2000 years ago and began at the Cite Island (Ile de la Cite). The beautiful Gothic Notre Dame Cathedral is located here, famous for its flying buttresses. Then explore the Marais District and the Latin Quarter. The Montmartre Hill is home to Parisian artists and many of them (Picasso, Van Gogh etc) settled here towards the end of the 19th century. Your guide takes you to the base of the hill, then take the funicular to the top and enjoy a guided walking tour of the village and Place du Tertre. Return to your hotel at the end of the day. Accommodation at Hotel Regina.
Today we’ve included a 1 hour cruise on the Seine river to explore Paris at your own pace. The rest of the day is on your own. You can spend some time re-visiting the Louvre’s fabulous collections or shop in the fashion district. Watch artists at work in Montmartre or take a seat in a cafe and sip a glass of wine. Accommodation at Hotel Regina.
After your breakfast, you will be taken by your private driver to the airport for your flight back home.
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-Private transfer from the airport to your hotel by car with English-speaking driver
-Accommodation for 3 nights at The Rubens at the Palace or similar in London based on a Classic Double room, breakfast, complimentary drink every evening at the bar, 20% discount at Bar and Rubens Hotel restaurants and compulsory local taxes
-Private guided tour of London (8 hours – lunch not included) including private transfers, services of an English-speaking guide, entrance fees to St Paul Cathedral and Tower of London, the cruise on the Thames River, afternoon tea at Harrods
-Private transfer from your hotel to St Pancras station by car with English-speaking driver
-London – Paris Eurostar train ticket, in Standard Premier class
-Private transfer from Gare du Nord station to your hotel by car with English-speaking driver
-Accommodation for 3 nights at Hotel Regina (standard room) or similar, breakfast included
-Private guided tour of Paris (8 hours – lunch included at the Eiffel Tower): including private transfers, services of an English-speaking guide, Montmartre funicular tickets and entrance fees to the Louvre Museum
-1 hour cruise on the Seine River
-Private transfer from your hotel to the airport by car with English-speaking driver
Stay at The Rubens at the Palace or similar
Situated in a prime location, The Rubens at the Palace is opposite the Royal Mews of Buckingham Palace and is moments from Victoria Station and some of London’s best shops and restaurants. Attentive staff will make you feel like royalty, anticipating your every need.
Find aristocratic grandeur, serene comfort and traditional hospitality, combined with the latest technology. Enjoy a traditional afternoon tea in the Palace Lounge facing the Royal Mews.
Stay at the Hotel Regina or similar
The prestigious Hotel Regina, after a full refurbishment and renovation in 2015, belongs to a long French tradition of luxury hotels. It has a uniquely central location, overlooking the Louvre museum and the finest part of the Tuileries Garden just moments from the Comédie Française Theatre and the Garnier Opera House. Paris aficionados will find the ideal place to stay, to go shopping and visit museums.
Note: Limited Availability, some hotels may not be available. Prices are per person, taxes are included
Tours can be customized for any number of travelers, on any date. Additional days can be added.