Take the children down the paths of royals during your personalized family-friendly tour of London and Paris. Bring history to life at the Tower of London and stroll through the gilded halls of Versailles. Witness the hypnotic march of the Changing of the Guard and indulge in the captivating flavors of Parisian chocolates. Make scones in Windsor with the kids and sample wines in Montmartre with the adults. Your family tour of England...
London – Arrive in Fabulous London with the Remaining Day at Leisure
London is consistently one of the world’s top tourist destinations creating a cosmopolitan ambiance reflecting the milestones of British ingenuity in the form of art, architecture, and culture. Your flight lands at Heathrow Airport, where your private transfer greets the family upon your arrival. The streets of London bustle with an air of importance, as if everyone strolling along the sidewalks, walking along Millennium Bridge, or traveling in the Tube has a significant meeting they must attend. The pillars supporting the Neoclassical façade of the British Museum reflects the 13 million artifacts from around the ancient world protected within the exhibits and storage houses including the Elgin Marbles from the Parthenon, the Rosetta Stone, and a giant bust of Ramesses II.
The National Gallery provides insight into the artistic visions from around Europe between 1260 and 1920 with a celebrated selection of Dutch and Italian masters between the 15th and 16th centuries. The kids marvel at the iconic image of the Clock Tower and its famous occupant Big Ben, the nickname for the Great Bell. The tower stands at 315 feet tall peeling every hour with the resounding gong of Big Ben. The family easily settles into the mixture of fascinating history at the heart of modern Britain for a captivating arrival in London.
London – Enjoy the City on a Classic Tour with Private Guide and Boat Ride
London – Relish the Scenery at Windsor Castle with a Tour and High Tea
Paris – Ride the Train from London to Paris to Explore the Louvre Museum
Paris – Bask in a Food-Tasting Tour and Wine Tasting Menu in Montmartre
Paris – Find the Opulence of Versailles, a Bike Tour, and the Eiffel Tower
Paris – Explore Notre Dame and Indulge in a Chocolate Workshop
Paris – Depart for Home
- Traverse the grand galleries of the Louvre Museum uncovering the celebrated artwork of spanning the history of Western Civilization on a scavenger hunt
- Learn the art of making traditional English scones in the opulent setting of Guildhall in Windsor
- Delight in the enchanting flavors of chocolate during a cooking lesson taught by a chocolatier in Paris
- Wander the lavish halls of the Palace of Versailles and discover the magnificent gardens with bicycles for an in-depth look at the grounds
- Enjoy the thrills of archery in the English countryside with a lesson testing your skills with a bow and arrow at a country estate
- Witness the glistening precious stones of the British Crown Jewels when visiting the historic Tower of London
- Relish a moment for adults with a delicious wine tasting inside a restaurant known for its famous guests like Renoir, Monet, and Van Gogh
- Venture to the second floor of the Eiffel Tower for marvelous views of Paris while making an unforgettable connection to the iconic Parisian landmark
Europe becomes a magical place for families with kids of all ages due to enchanting castles, delicious pastries, and histories resembling epic legends. Your 8-day family-friendly tour of London and Paris encompasses the remarkable pasts and fascinating modernity of the two cities reflected in the iconic highlights scattered across London and the charming English countryside, as well as Paris and opulent gardens of Versailles. Celebrate the culture of England with High Tea. Indulge in the heritage of French cuisine by making fantastic chocolate. Explore Parliament, traverse the cobbled lanes of Montmartre, and discover the remarkable traditions welcoming you to London and Paris.
Your adventure in Europe begins with your arrival in London. The fabulous city commemorates its history and revels in its place as a center for global commerce and communication. Visiting the city sets the family in a time warp surrounded by antiquity but also noticing the diversity of innovative art and imagination. The city reflects a high-density urban population stacked with museums, galleries, and scenic highlights like Westminster Abbey but also leads to wide-open public spaces like Kew Gardens and the riverside panoramas.
Bask in the treasures of London with private tours across the city, witnessing the Changing of the Guard, meeting a beefeater, and traversing the Tower of London. For an exciting excursion, you can rush down the River Thames on a high-speed boat for a different view of the celebrate promenade. Outside of London, the grandeur of royalty continues to attract the family at Windsor. The stunning display of historical power exemplifies the proud culture. Learn to shoot a bow and arrow with an archery lesson, enjoy making scones and tea under the guidance of a local baker, and explore the fascinating halls of Windsor Castle.
Paris is a city of classical bistros and boutique shops, but the contemporary wave has brought tech start-ups and multimedia art galleries. The iconic architecture of baroque design and art nouveau facades can entrance the most ardent cynic, especially when accompanied by the deserved reputation for culinary excellence. The city boasts artistic treasures in the countless museums and celebrates its gastronomy in style by taking the time to enjoy every sip of wine and every bite of food.
The city has unveiled its family-friendly standing with incredible aplomb. Enjoy a visit to the Louvre with a scavenger hunt keeping the kids entertained and sample the cuisine of the Le Marais district on a walking tour. Explore Montmartre before tasting stunning wines and learn to craft delicious chocolates as a family. Visit the Eiffel Tower and venture into the countryside outside of Paris to explore the majestic galleries and gardens of Versailles.
$3,243 per person (excluding international flights)
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