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London - Paris - Amsterdam Small Group Tour

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Trip Overview

Discover three most sought-after European capitals and their top sights as you travel from London to Paris to Amsterdam in a small group. Begin in the capital of the United Kingdom and see the Westminster Abbey, Tower of London and Big Ben, then continue to romantic Paris to enjoy the iconic Eiffel Tower, Louvre, and Versailles. After make your way to Amsterdam where you visit Anne Frank's House, go on a canal cruise on a public boat and set off on a trip to authentic Zaanse Schans windmills.

Tour type:
Small group tour
Tour rating:
4.97 / 5, Based on
  • HOTELS
  • 4-star central hotels
    Standard rooms
    9 nights
  • TRANSPORT
  • Private airport/railway - hotel transfers
    2 trips on a train & a canal cruise
  • SIGHTSEEING
  • 3 guided city tours
    Skip-the-line entrance tickets
    Exceptional tour guides
  • MEALS
  • 9 buffet breakfasts

Day-by-Day

Day 1

Arrival to London

Welcome to the incredible to the capital of the United Kingdom - London! Upon arrival, your driver meets you at the airport and transfers you to your centrally located hotel for check-in.

The rest of the day is free so you can start exploring the magnificent city center on your own, dine in one of the local restaurants or take a good rest in your comfortable room.

Day 2

London City Tour

Following breakfast in your hotel begin your 8-hour guided walking tour around the iconic landmarks of London. We have booked a 2-day pass for London tube for you, so you can experience famous London transportation system and save time on traffic.

Together with your professional guide, you begin your tour with the legendary Tower of London (entrance ticket included). Your tour continues to the must-see of the city: the 700-year-old Westminster Abbey, which you explore from the outside and the inside (entrance ticket included). You also see one of London's most famous landmarks - the Houses of Parliament's clock tower Big Ben, officially known as Elizabeth Tower.

After the tour, you return back to your hotel. The rest of the day is free.

 

Day 3

Day Trip to Windsor Castle

In the morning after breakfast, you meet your driver-guide and go on a day trip to the picturesque Windsor Castle, which has been the family home to British kings and queens for over 1,000 years.

The size of the Castle (5 hectares/13 acres) is breathtaking, in fact, it is the largest and oldest occupied Castle in the world and it’s where Her Majesty The Queen chooses to spend most of her private weekends. You visit the magnificent State Apartments furnished with some of the finest works of art from the Royal Collection, take a tour of St. George's Chapel, admire the changing of the guards and much more. Your tour ends with a walk along the amazing parks (entrance tickets included).

After the tour, you are taken back to your hotel in London. The rest of the day is free.

 

Day 4

Train to Paris

After breakfast, you check out from the hotel. You have the morning free to continue exploring London on your own.

You are then transferred to the train station where you board the Eurostar train to the outstanding capital of France, Paris (Standard Premier train tickets included). Upon arrival in about two and a half hours, your driver takes you to your centrally located hotel for check-in. The rest of the day is at leisure.

 

Day 5

Exploring Crème de la Crème of Louvre & the Latin Quarter

After breakfast, your guide meets you at the hotel and takes you on a 6-hour walking tour of the three famous districts of Paris: Marais (4th), Latin Quarter (5th) and Saint Germain (6th).

Your tour of the fabulous capital of France begins on the Cite Island where you see the world’s most famous gothic cathedral - Notre Dame. You stroll the glorious Luxembourg Gardens where famous French philosophers looked for inspiration and see the Pantheon from the outside. Among other sights, you see today are the Hôtel de Ville (city hall), Fountain Of The Innocents and the Cour Carrée that is one of the main courtyards of the Louvre Palace.

You then proceed with the tour the Louvre Museum, one of the world’s largest museums, taking advantage of your skip-the-line tickets. You see the crème de la crème collections and the most celebrated works of art, ancient artifacts, Greek sculptures, including the famous Venus di Milo, masterpieces of Raphael, Michelangelo, Rubens, Rembrandt, and the world’s most enigmatic portrait - Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa.

After the tour, you return to the hotel and have the rest of the day free.

 

Day 6

Tour of Versailles Magnifique

In the morning after breakfast prepare for an insightful guided tour of the magnificent Versailles - the famous residence of French kings.

Together with your experienced guide and private driver you set off on a 6-hour tour and make use of the privilege to a skip-the-line entrance to the Palace. You see the castle of Versailles and admire its grandiose opulence from the inside. You get to walk through its well-known Hall of Mirrors where the Treaty of Versailles was signed and see the actual rooms of the most extravagant king of France, Louis the XIV.

You also discover the world famous Le Notre gardens, see the Grand Trianon, Hameau de la Reine and take a stroll around the endless lavish gardens of Versailles.

After the tour, you are taken to your hotel and have the rest of the day free.

 

  • Note: the fountains are closed from November 1 to March 31.

 

Day 7

Tour of the Champs-Elysees and Eiffel Tower Districts & Train to Amsterdam

Following breakfast, your guide meets you at the hotel and takes you on a 6-hour walking tour of the Champs-Elysees (8th) and Eiffel Tower (7th) districts.

Today you proceed to the outstanding Tuileries Gardens - the oldest park in the city, explore the beautiful squares Place Vendome and Place de la Concorde, see the famous bridge Pont Alexandre III and the Grand Palais and Petit Palais. After admiring the iconic French symbol - the Triumphal Arc you head to the Place de Trocadero which is the vantage point of the Eiffel Tower*.Trocadero which is the vantage point of the Eiffel Tower*.

After the tour, you return to the hotel and have the rest of the day free.

  • Note: Tickets to the Eiffel Tower are not included in the city tour due to limited availability. Please, ask your travel specialist about available tickets for your tour date if you would like to include it.

After the tour, you return to the hotel to pick up your luggage. From there you are transferred to the train station to board the Thalys train to the capital of the Kingdom of Netherlands - Amsterdam (1st class train tickets included). Upon arrival in about three and a half hours, you are met and transferred to your centrally located hotel for check-in. The rest of the day is free.

 

Day 8

Anne Frank Museum & Amsterdam Sightseeing

Today following breakfast in the hotel you meet your guide in the lobby and have a walking city tour around the most famous Amsterdam attractions.

The tour starts with a walk through the canals in order to reach the Anne Frank House, where the girl and her family lived in hiding for more than two years during World War II. Now converted into a museum it contains a sobering exhibition about the persecution of the Jews during the war, about Anne Frank, her diary and death in a concentration camp after the secret annex was discovered.

Then walk through the historic city center of Amsterdam. At first, you walk towards the Dam Square. The exciting Royal Palace and the National Monument to remember the victims of the Second World war are situated there.

After you explore the beguinage, the beautiful houses which are the oases of silence in the middle of noisy Amsterdam. Then you pass by the Floating Flower market. The highlight of your day is a fantastic canal cruise on a public boat to enjoy Amsterdam from the water side.

After the tour, you return to your hotel and have the rest of the day at your leisure.

 

Day 9

Day Trip to Zaanse Schans

After breakfast in the hotel meet your guide and driver who take you on an unforgettable half-day trip to Zaanse Schans, a neighborhood in the northern Netherlands which boasts a collection of well-preserved historic windmills and houses.

During your tour of Zaanse Schans, you see North Holland brought to life as it was in the 17th and 18th centuries: windmills, wooden houses, museums, barns, workshops and handicraft shops, each telling their own story.

In the afternoon you return to your hotel in Amsterdam and have the rest of the day free.

 

Day 10

Departure Day

This is the last day of your amazing tour of London, Paris & Amsterdam! After breakfast, your driver transfers you to the airport for your flight back home.

We wish you a safe flight and hope to work on your future trips!


Hotels

9 nights in centrally-located 4-star hotels

  • Free WiFi
  • Gym
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service

Always included:

  • Central location close to major sights
  • Buffet breakfasts
  • Free WiFi
  • Spacious beds

  • Accommodation at remarkable centrally located 4* hotels in London, Paris & Amsterdam;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • 1st class Thalys train tickets Paris - Amsterdam, Standard Premier class Eurostar train tickets London - Paris;
  • Professional English-speaking guides;
  • Rich sightseeing tours according to the itinerary;
  • Skip-the-line entrance tickets to Tower of London, Westminster Abbey, Windsor Castle, Palace of Versailles, Louvre Museum, Anne Frank's Museum;
  • Airport and railway station transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary with private drivers;
  • Emergency line support during the trip.

Not included: international flights, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses and gratuities.

Tour Highlights

  • A canal cruise in Amsterdam
  • A visit to Anne Frank museum
  • Three guided city tours of London, Paris and Amsterdam
  • A tour of Champs-Elysees
  • A tour of Versailles
  • A day trip to Zaanse Schans
  • A day trip to Windsor Castle

What to Know

  • It rains a lot in England throughout the year, we suggest bringing a water-resistant jacket and an umbrella
  • The currency in the Netherlands and France is Euro, but you will need Pound Sterling for the UK. To avoid any local exchange fees, we recommend preparing cash in local currencies prior the trip. The credit/debit cards are accepted in most places of the tour

Dates & Rates

Dates Friends trip: 4+ travelers Regular package Single traveler
Jan 14 - Jan 23, 2018
$4,049
deposit
$810
$4,249
deposit
$850
$6,979
deposit
$1,396
Feb 18 - Feb 27, 2018
$4,049
deposit
$810
$4,249
deposit
$850
$6,979
deposit
$1,396
Mar 11 - Mar 20, 2018
$4,049
deposit
$810
$4,249
deposit
$850
$6,979
deposit
$1,396
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Dates Friends trip: 4+ travelers Regular package Single traveler
Jan 14 - Jan 23, 2018
$4,049
$4,249
$6,979
Feb 18 - Feb 27, 2018
$4,049
$4,249
$6,979
Mar 11 - Mar 20, 2018
$4,049
$4,249
$6,979
Apr 8 - Apr 17, 2018
$4,049
$4,249
$6,979
Apr 22 - May 01, 2018
$4,049
$4,249
$6,979
May 13 - May 22, 2018
$4,049
$4,249
$6,979
Jun 10 - Jun 19, 2018
$4,049
$4,249
$6,979
Jul 8 - Jul 17, 2018
$4,049
$4,249
$6,979
Aug 12 - Aug 21, 2018
$4,049
$4,249
$6,979
Sep 9 - Sep 18, 2018
$4,049
$4,249
$6,979

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