PARIS > U.K
Welcome in London, the vibrant city where modernism and history, innovations and old traditions come together, side by side.
Our luxury tour will allow you to live, in the best conditions, a unique insiders experience in a capital with thousands facets, full of icons, from the double-decker red bus and Big Ben to the Buckingham Palace and the beautiful royal parks. A magical one-week stay with an amazing program that answers all the desires!
Surprises are at every corner. Shopping sessions in Oxford and Regent Streets and among the bric-a-brac of famous London markets. Adventures with an exciting tour dedicated to Harry Potter, a unique Escape game, a marvelous Thames cruise and a marvelous spin on London Eye. Catching up some culture at the British Museum and setting our hartys racing at the London Dungeon before visiting the prestigious Eton College. Taking selfies with celebrities at Madame Tussaud’s, the world-famous wax museum. To top it off, there will be diners at restaurants and picnics on the grass, in royal gardens.
According to your choice, English or French, 2 hours of language classes Monday to Saturday
01/07/2018 > 15/07/2018
15/07/2018 > 29/07/2018
- WEEK 1 Paris Arrival at Paris Airport, welcome and private transfert to the hotel.
You will be staying at the Mercure Paris Centre Eiffel Tower hotel, close to the most popular monument in Paris!
On your arrival on Sunday, we will be pleased to welcome you with a drink and the presentation of your program.
Then we will take you to diner at Saint-Germain-des-Prés, a typical Parisian neighbourhood.
Monday In the morning, you will discover Paris on an open top bus to see the sights of the French capital, before stopping by the Trocadéro for a lunch in a typical Parisian brasserie.
In the afternoon, you will go up the Eiffel Tower and enjoy the best view over Paris, to have a look at all the Parisian monuments all in one go, which is a truly amazing experience.
You will then visit the great Aquarium of Paris.
In the evening, we will invite you to discover Paris on the water! You will dine on a “Bateau Mouche” and you will admire the magic monuments of Paris illuminated at night.View
Tuesday Tour of the Latin Quarter, the students’ district on the left bank of the Seine. You will discover the Sorbonne, one of the first universities in the world and the oldest university in France, which dates back to the 13th century.
For lunch, we will go on a picnic at the ”Luxembourg Gardens”, one of the most popular gardens in Paris that houses the French Senate.
After the lunch break, you will visit the famous Notre-Dame Cathedral, a medieval cathedral, and the Sainte Chapelle which is a royal chapel. You can also choose to go for a stroll on the Île de la Cité, in the middle of the Seine river, and we will enjoy the world-famous ice cream from Berthillon.
In the evening, you will play a bowling competition et we will reward the victorious team during the dinner. Or participate in an escape game where you’ll have to solve a series of puzzles using clues and strategy.View
Wednesday Visit of the Palace of Versailles, once the seat of power in the Kingdom of France and the castle of Louis XIV called the Roi Soleil.
You will go for a picnic in the Gardens of Versailles and then you will discover the estate of Trianon, closely associated with Queen Marie-Antoinette.
In the evening, you will admire the extraordinary water and music show in the palace gardens.
Then back to Paris for a late dinner.View
Thursday Visit of the Louvre, certainly the largest and most beautiful museum in the world, which is housed in the royal Louvre Palace. The museum exhibits Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa which is the most popular attraction.
Then you will walk along the Faubourg Saint-Honoré, the Place Vendôme, the Champs-Elysées and the Avenue Montaigne, where the most luxurious and trendy fashion stores and world-renowned jewellers are located. A truly amazing shopping experience on the world’s most beautiful avenues to make the most of your trip to Paris.
On our way an unexpected experience awaits you. You will prepare your own lunch during a French cooking class at the ”Atelier des Chefs” with a great French chef.
Later on, in the afternoon, you will have the chance to visit the backstage of the Paris Opera House at Palais Garnier.
In the evening, after your dinner at the hotel, we will all go dancing and listening to music in a popular nightclub attended by young Parisians.View
Friday After a late breakfast, you will certainly want to discover the famous Parisian ”grands magasins” (department stores), the Galeries Lafayette known as the largest in the world and the Printemps.
Lunch break on the hill of Montmartre, at the place du Tertre, a well-known public square where the most famous painters of the 19th century, such as Van Gogh and later Picasso worked and lived.
You will walk around Montmartre, visit the Sacré-Coeur Basilica overlooking the city or explore the Dalí museum.
Dinner and evening spent at the Aquaboulevard water park.View
Saturday All day at Disneyland Paris, fireworks and return to the hotel around 10pm. What a day!View Sunday Breakfast/Brunch in an elegant Parisian tea room, then you will walk to the Place des Vosges in the middle of the oldest district of Paris and a very lively neighbourhood on Sundays!
Later in the afternoon, departure for your next destination, the French Riviera or London.View
- WEEK 2 London Tour of London on a hop-off hop-on sightseeing bus to explore the city and its streets.
You will also eat dinner on a bus, an original tour of London to discover the city by night.
Accommodation at the Novotel London City South hotel.
Sunday Tour of London on a hop-off hop-on sightseeing bus to explore the city and its streets.
You will also eat dinner on a bus, an original tour of London to discover the city by night.
Accommodation at the Novotel London City South hotel.View
Monday Visit of The Making of Harry Potter studio. A Warner Bros. Studio Tour dedicated to the Harry Potter film series that is an amazing behind-the-scenes walking tour featuring sets, costumes, props and magical exhibitions.
Lunch at Rainforest Café, located near Piccadilly Circus, which is a wonderful venue that brings the Amazon Rainforest to life with animals, tropical décor and sounds of the jungle.
In the afternoon, shopping session on Oxford Street (the most known shopping street in London) and Regent Street (the world’s most prestigious shopping destination).
Dinner at Hard Rock Café.View
Tuesday You will take a boat trip from Little Venice to Camden Lock to discover a unique view of London and its waterways.
Lunch at Camden Market, known for its delicious streetfood.
Visit of the London Zoo in the afternoon. It’s the world’s oldest scientific zoo and there are many incredible animals living in the Regent’s Park.
Dinner at a traditional Fish’n’Chips restaurant.
Escape Game adventure in the evening to have fun in an exciting group game. Your mission will be simple, escaping a locked room and solving a series of challenging puzzles.View
Wednesday Visit of the Palace of Westminster which is the meeting place of the two houses of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
You will also watch the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace.
Picnic lunch along the Thames.
In the afternoon, you will ride on the London Eye which is a giant Ferris wheel on the South Bank of the River Thames and one of London’s top attraction. You will have the best view of the city.
Then you will visit the London Dungeon, located next to the London Eye, and which recreates macabre historical events in a gallows humour style. One of the must-see attractions in London to have a laugh!
Dinner in Soho, an exciting area that includes many restaurants, shops and theatres.
Thursday Visit of the British Museum, a prestigious museum that relates the human history and the human culture through a vast collection of world art and artefacts (more than 7 million objects collected).
Then you will walk to Covent Garden, situated in the heart of the theatre district and hosting a lively marketplace. Lunch on site.
In the afternoon, you will explore the Madame Tussauds museum, the world-famous wax attraction that will give you the ultimate celebrity experience. Be ready to take selfies with the royals, Brad Pitt and Lady Gaga!
Star Wars film in 3D.
Dinner and evening spent at the “Cats” musical at the London Palladium.View
Friday Departure for Windsor Castle on a mini-bus.
The Windsor Castle is situated 50 km west from London. The royal residence was built in the 11th century and it has been home to many generations of British sovereigns for 900 years. It is still part of the residencies inhabited by the Queen Elizabeth II. Windsor Castle is the oldest royal residence and the largest inhabited castle in the world.
Visit of Windsor Castle and the Queen Mary’s Dolls’ House, the most beautiful and famous dolls’ house in the world.
Then you will go for a picnic in the Windsor Castle gardens.
Visit of Eton College, a prestigious independent boarding school in Berkshire, near Windsor.
Return to London.
Dinner and evening spent at the hotel.View
Saturday You will discover the great Portobello Market in Notting Hill, the most exciting street market in the world and well-known for its antique shops, vintage items and souvenirs.
Then you will explore the Notting Hill neighbourhood, a trendy area famous for its colourful houses and the “Notting Hill” film starring Julia Roberts and Hugh Grant.
There are many shops in Notting Hill and you will walk along Portobello Road to stroll between those charming stores.
Picnic lunch at Hyde Park.
You will be pleased to rest in the park as Hyde Park is the largest of four Royal Parks and it offers a large space of greenery to have a break.
Dinner at the hotel.
In the evening, you will explore London by night on bike: a 3 hours tour to see numerous historic sites under their illuminations!View
Departure to the airport.View
Just a stone’s throw from the Eiffel Tower and the Trocadero, the Mercure Paris Center Tour Eiffel is a 4-star hotel in the heart of Paris. Ideal starting point for your leisure, you will appreciate the proximity of the public transport and our advice to visit the City of Light. Need a framework combining pleasure and work on a business trip? Discover our meeting rooms and relax in our fitness room with a view of the Eiffel Tower or the terrace of our restaurant.
The Novotel Londres Center Sud is a 4-star hotel in a convenient location. It is close to many tourist attractions such as Shard, Tate Modern, St. Paul’s Cathedral and Borough Market, as well as several subway stations to visit the rest of London. The hotel offers reception rooms for up to 100 people for conferences, meetings and weddings, as well as a restaurant, bar and fitness center with sauna and hammam.