London & Paris 2023

London & Paris for Thanksgiving!

Travel to London & Paris with me for Thanksgiving! A fantastic trip to London and Paris, discovering the history and the charm of two of the most important cities in Europe. We’ll leave on November 16th, direct to London, where we’ll stay for 4 days. In these 4 days, we’ll visit the most important places in the city. We’ll visit Windsor Castle, where it’s also possible to visit St. George Chapel, the King’s Dining Room, and the Queen’s Presence and Audience Chambers, which retain many of these original features. Also available is the Stonehenge tour.

After the 4 days in beautiful London, we’ll move to Paris by train. Yes, I said train, but it’s not a regular train, is the Eurostar! The Eurostar connects London and Paris in a few hours, traveling under the ocean at high speed.

Are you ready to climb the Eiffel Tour? We’ll stay in Paris for 4 days, there are so many things to see in Paris, but we’ll have also time to visit Varsille on a day trip, again by train.

Brief Itinerary:

  • Day 1: Depart from the U.S.
  • Day 2: Welcome to London
  • Day 3: Exploring London
  • Day 4: Windsor Castle
  • Day 5: Last day in London / Tour Option
  • Day 6: Train to Paris. Welcome to Paris
  • Day 7: Exploring Paris
  • Day 8: Day trip to Versailles 
  • Day 9: Last day in Paris
  • Day 10: Au Revoir Paris

$4,399 per couple, double occupancy

Contact me for more info, and to sign up for this adventure: 1-661-406-0135, (9am to 4pm, Western Time)


Full Itinerary

1: Thursday, Nov. 16: Leaving the U.S.

The aviation industry is starting to grapple with cybersecurity.

The airfare is not included in the package but I can find the perfect solution for you at the best price.

2: Friday, Nov. 17: Welcome to London

Welcome to London.

Arrived at the airport, a private van will take you to the hotel.

The Norfolk Towers Paddington (4 Stars) will be your hotel for the next 4 days.

Click here to see more about the hotel

We should arrive in London in the afternoon. The Hotel is in the city center, very close to Hide Park, Kensington Garden, and Kensington Palace. We’ll be able to visit something before dinner time. The Hotel is also close to London Paddington Railway and subway station, 

Meals included: Breakfast

3: Saturday, Nov. 18: Exploring London

Big Bus London Tour: Hop on Hop off Stops to Make | Day Trip Tips

To explore London, we’ll use the Hop-on and Hop off bus tour (RED TOUR) that will take us around the city on a specific route. We’ll start from the Marble Arch (the closest stop to our hotel).

The Red Route bus tours feature live, English-speaking guides on all buses – experts in sharing facts and stories about London’s fascinating history, culture, and architecture. The Red Route showcases the best of London, from exclusive Belgravia in the west, to Tower Bridge in the east.

You’re welcome to hop on and hop off the bus at over 20 different stops, each conveniently located close to landmarks like Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, the Tower of London, Trafalgar Square, and more.

4: Sunday, Nov. 19: Windsor Castle

Day 4 is dedicated to Windsor Castle, home to the British Royale Family.

We’ll arrive in Windsor by train and we’ll start with a tour of the State Apartments and St George’s Chapel.

After the tour, we’ll go back to London and you’ll have free time for whatever you want to do.

5: Monday, Nov. 20: Last day in London

worms eye view of brown concrete buildingEnjoy your last day in this beautiful city. You’ll have all day free for optional tours or to do what you want. Go shopping at Harrods, visit the particular Camden Town or Notting Hill. Do whatever you want, I’ll be available for advice or to come with you!

6: Tuesday, Nov 21: Train to Paris. Welcome to Paris

How to Get From London to Paris by Train | Eurostar Chunnel Train

Eurostar Train to Paris

At 9:24 am we’ll have the train to Paris.

The Eurostar travels through the Channel Tunnel at a speed of 100 miles per hour (160 kph) although when the train is outside the tunnel it reaches the speed of 186 miles per hour (300 kph).

With this high speed, we’ll be in Paris in 2 hours and 40 minutes.

We’ll arrive in Paris in the first afternoon. The hotel is pretty close to the train station, only 10 minutes’ walking distance. After the check-in at the hotel, we’ll be able to walk in the city center and start enjoying this beautiful city. We’ll walk to Galeries Lafayette and the Opera.

Hotel Albert 1er 


Situated between the Gare du Nord and Gare de l’Est, two of the most important and best-served Parisian railway stations, the Hotel Albert 1er Paris enjoys a superbly convenient location. Being in close proximity to three Metro lines that traverse the capital, an RER line that leads directly to Villepinte and Roissy-Charles de Gaulle Airport, as well as several international railway services such as Eurostar and Thalys, our hotel is indeed sited in the midst of a range of public transport options, making it the ideal base from which to discover the many facets of Paris.

Click here for more info about the hotel

7: Wednesday, Nov 22: Exploring Versailles and Paris

brown concrete building under cloudy sky

green grass field near body of water during daytime

Versailles Guided Tour

We’ll leave the hotel in the morning to go to visit Versailles by train. You’ll meet your expert, English-speaking guide in Versailles where they’ll begin a tour of the Gardens and Palace of Versailles.

We Skip the Line via the pre-booked entrance to Versailles and your guide will lead you from one marvelous room to the next, pointing out where Louis XIV tormented his friends and family with long, boring ceremonies and where it was that Marie Antoinette ate her cake. Marvel at the sheer size of the Palace of Versailles, one of the largest and most beautiful castles in the world with a whopping 700 rooms. Peruse its incredible array of fine art and the intricate design of its 1250 fireplaces as you work your way through the highlights of the castle including the King and Queen’s apartments, the Chapel, the Coronation Room, the Hall of Mirrors and the Salon of Abundance – how many residences can boast one of those? This list of rooms your guide will show you go on and on, each one an entirely different and unique experience from the Peace Room to the Queen’s bedchamber.

And just when you think that you have seen all that the Palace of Versailles has to offer, you’ll burst into the sunlight and encounter its dazzling manicured gardens, over 1,800 acres in size. Enjoy some free time to further enjoy the gardens at your leisure, then we’ll go back to the train station to Paris.

The tour will be done around 12:30 pm and we’ll be back in Paris in time for the Louvre tour (if you’ve requested it)

8: Thursday, Nov. 23: Eiffel Tower

Today we’ll go to the top of the Eiffel Tower where there is a magnific view of the city.

You’ll have the rest of the day free for other tours or whatever you want.



9: Friday, Nov. 24: Last day in Paris

Is the last day!!!!

Don’t be desperate, let’s go shopping at Galeries Lafayette, or in Champs Élysées.

All day for you and your memories.

I’ll be available for everything you want.


10: Saturday, Nov 25: Time to go home

A private van we’ll take you to the airport

The aviation industry is starting to grapple with cybersecurity.

*Hotels subject to change in case are not available. Every changes will be with the same category.

What’s Included


  • 4 nights hotel room at the 4 stars
  • Daily buffet breakfast at the Hotel
  • Transportation by private minibus from London Airport to Hotel
  • One-day Big Bus Tour
  • Windsor Castle tour
  • Eurostar Train Ticket from London to Paris


  • 4 nights hotel room 4 stars Hotel
  • Daily buffet breakfast at the Hotel
  • Vesailles Guided Tour
  • Eiffel Tower Summit Ticket
  • Transportation from the Hotel to the airport

    What’s Not Included

    • Airfare
    • Meals not specified in Itinerary
    • Gratuities for private transfer drivers and hotel staff
    • Optional travel insurance
    • Everything not mentioned under “What’s Included”


    NB: My tours are physically active! On my 10/12 days tour in Italy, you’ll need to happily…

    • Carry/roll your luggage over uneven pavement (possibly several blocks) and up stairways (in some cases) to reach your hotel.
    • Travel from one city to another city by fast train.
    • Be on your feet, walking and standing, indoors and outdoors, in all weather conditions. Comfortable shoes are raccomanded.

    After orientation and transportation lessons, you’ll be able to navigate cities on your own,  keep the Hotel business card always with you, it will be easier to get back to the hotel if you feel lost.

    Tour Conditions Agreement

    Cancellations, refunds, and credits: Tour deposits are refundable up to 120 days prior to the tour’s departure date. Deposits made 91–150 days before a tour departs become non-refundable after 30 days. Deposits made 68-90 days before a tour departs become non-refundable on the final payment due date. If you book a tour less than 67 days before its departure date, the entire tour cost becomes non-refundable after 7 days but may be creditable in the case of a Creditable Event. Once your deposit refund date has passed, your deposit will not be refunded under any circumstance.

    Tour price guarantee: The price for the tour you’ve selected will be locked and guaranteed the moment we receive your deposit. (Note: Our tour prices do not include airfare and may change without notice.)

    Itineraries are subject to change: Europe is full of surprises, and we need to be flexible enough to take advantage of whatever comes along (good or bad!) so that we may provide you with the best possible tour. Uncompleted portions of the tour itinerary are not caused for a refund.

    Airfare: Airfare are usually NOT REFUNDABLE after the purchaise. In some cases Airline Companies can give you credit for another trip.

    Additional Tours in London

    London Eye


    London Eye

    Prepare yourself for this unforgettable journey with 360 views of London.

    The London Eye is the world’s largest cantilevered observation wheel. It was conceived and designed by Marks Barfield Architects and was launched in 2000.

    It has won over 85 awards for national and international tourism, outstanding architectural quality, and engineering achievement. In fact, it has become the UK’s most popular paid-for visitor attraction.

    In 2020, The London Eye celebrated its 20th birthday, you can visit the exhibit on our eye-conic story for FREE at our Ticket Hall!

    From $45

    Family From $33 (per person)

    London Eye and River Cruise $54

    River Cruise

    Not Included in the package

    River Cruise

    This 40-minute river boat cruise will take you through the heart of London along the famous River Thames, where you’ll see some of the city’s most famous landmarks including the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben (Palace of Westminster), St Paul’s Cathedral, Tate Modern, Tower of London, Shakespeare’s Globe, Tower Bridge and much more!

    • 40-minute cruise through the heart of the city along the River Thames
    • Expert commentary provided by our professional and knowledgeable guides on board
    • Audio commentary available in various languages
    • Bar on board with a wide range of refreshments.

    From $20

    River Cruise and London Eye $54

    Big Bus London


    Big Bus London

    Enjoy the Perfect Introduction to London

    Embark on an adventure with Big Bus Tours. Our Non-stop London sightseeing tour allows you to soak up the city’s atmosphere with ease. Relax and enjoy fascinating facts about London’s rich culture and dramatic history as you pass its famous landmarks and attractions.

    Our bus routes have been carefully planned to ensure that you’ll capture all the best sights of London, including Big Ben, the London Eye, Tower Bridgeand Buckingham Palace.

    Stonehenge and Bath Day Trip from London

    Not Included in the package

    Stonehenge and Bath Day Trip from London

    Not Included in the package

    Stonehenge and Bath Day Trip from London

    Not Included in the package

    Stonehenge and Bath Day Trip from London
    Discover two gems of southern England on this full-day coach trip to Stonehenge and Bath from London. Travel to Stonehenge, a prehistoric stone monument that rises imperiously from Salisbury Plain. Gaze at the gigantic stones, learn how the monument was used, and then continue to the UNESCO-listed city of Bath to discover this gorgeous 18th-century city independently. Choose to stroll the elegant Georgian streets and see top Bath attractions such as the Royal Crescent as you wish; or upgrade to visit the stunning Roman Baths or Jane Austen Visitor Centre.
    • Explore the World-Heritage site of Stonehenge
    • Discover the UNESCO World Heritage-listed city of Bath at your leisure
    • See Bath Abbey, the River Avon, and other top city highlights
    • Upgrade your day trip with a visit to the Roman Baths or the Jane Austen Visitor Centre

    From $105

    Buckingham Palace

    Tour NOT Included in the Package

    Buckingham Palace

    With gilded ceilings and glittering chandeliers, the State Rooms at Buckingham Palace provide a perfect setting for many of the greatest treasures from the Royal Collection, including Sèvres porcelain, and some of the finest English and French furniture in the world. In the company of an expert guide, you will be taken on a tour through these magnificent rooms when the Palace is not usually open to the public.

    The experience lasts around 90 minutes and ends with a copy of the official souvenir guide.


    NB: tour is likely sold out, and not always available. Ask me for this one.

    Stonehenge Half Day Tour

    Tour NOT Included in the Package

    Stonehenge Half Day Tour with Entry and Extra Time
    Visit one of England’s most popular yet mysterious attractions on this London to Stonehenge independent day trip. Travel from London by air-conditioned coach to the UNESCO World Heritage–listed site of Stonehenge. With your audio guide in hand, explore the site at your leisure and hear the various theories behind its existence. Marvel at the bluestone rocks inside the ancient circle, and wonder how and why the 40-ton rocks were placed there. Enjoy great value for money and a hassle-free visit to this top UK attraction.
    • Includes entry ticket to Stonehenge
    • Time to explore independently at Stonehenge
    • Stonehenge audio guide available in ten languages
    • Complimentary Wi-Fi on board your coach

    From $75

    Musicals in London

    NOT Included in the Package

    Musicals in London

    NOT Included in the Package

    Musicals in London

    NOT Included in the Package

    The Musicals in London
    Don’t lose a magical show in one of the best theaters in London.
    You’ll have to choose from different titles, ask me for this.

    Windsor Castle

    Tour Included in the Package

    Windsor Castle

    Windsor Castle is the oldest and largest occupied castle in the world. It is open to visitors throughout the year.

    Founded by William the Conqueror in the 11th century, it has since been the home of 40 monarchs.

    The Castle includes the State Apartments that are used today by the Royal Family, the historical rooms that were built for Charles II and private apartments created for George IV. There are many famous, must-see moments within these spectacular rooms, like the colossal Waterloo Chamber, magnificent Crimson Drawing Room, and impressive Grand Staircase. With so much royal history and splendor it is possible to walk straight past some amazing treasures.

    Your ticket includes a multimedia guide.

    Harry Potter Tour of Warner Bros. Studio with Luxury Transport from London

    Tour Not Included in the Package

    Harry Potter Tour of Warner Bros. Studio with Luxury Transport from London

    Tour Not Included in the Package

    Harry Potter Tour of Warner Bros. Studio with Luxury Transport from London

    Tour Not Included in the Package

    Harry Potter Tour of Warner Bros. Studio with Luxury Transport from London

    Tour Not Included in the Package

    Harry Potter Tour of Warner Bros Studio with Luxury Transport from London
    Immerse yourself in the spellbinding world of Harry Potter™ on this trip to the Warner Bros. Studio Tour London. Travel to the fabled Harry Potter studios by air-conditioned coach from central London, and on arrival, trace the footsteps of Hogwarts’ student wizards at leisure. Behold original sets such as Platform 9 ¾ and Diagon Alley; see the Hogwarts Express steam train; ride a broomstick cast; and uncover the behind-the-scenes secrets of the movies’ on-screen wizardry. This Harry Potter studio London tour includes round-trip coach transport and entrance tickets.
    • Admission to Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter
    • Step into the magical world of Harry Potter and see the original sets, props, and costumes
    • Walk down Diagon Alley and see shop fronts such as Ollivanders wand shop and Gringotts Bank
    • Snap photos of Platform 9 ¾ and see steam billowing from the original Hogwarts Express
    • Explore Dumbledore’s office and discover never-before-seen treasures
    • Learn how J.K. Rowling’s books were brought to life on screen using special effects, animatronics, and life-sized models
    From $120

    Additional Tours in Paris

    Louvre Museum Paris


    Louvre Museum Paris - Exclusive Guided Tour (Reserved Entry Included!)
    Prepare to be inspired by some of the world’s most famous artists as you step inside the iconic Louvre Museum. Head straight to the front of the queue with skip-the-line entrance, then journey through art history on a private tour. With the help of your expert guide, see masterpieces like the ‘Venus de Milo’ and the ‘Mona Lisa,’ learn about the evolution of art around the world, and discover little-known gems that many visitors miss.
    • Private tour of the Louvre Museum in Paris with skip-the-line entry
    • Head past the Louvre Museum entrance queues and head straight inside
    • Explore the galleries with a private guide and gain insight into Europe’s rich art history
    • Discover famous masterpieces such as the ‘Mona Lisa’ or the ‘Venus de Milo’

    From $ 130

    Louvre Museum Guided Tour

    Tour Not Included in the package

    Louvre Museum Skip-the-Line Guided Tour with Venus de Milo & Mona Lisa
    Experience culture and art through the ages with a small-group tour of Paris’ epic Louvre Museum. Jump the queue and learn about some of the museum’s 35,000 artworks across eight themed galleries from your art historian guide. Then enjoy time on your own to explore, and viewing paintings, sculpture, and architecture from 450 BC to the 19th century. Numbers are limited to 25 on this small-group tour or upgrade your ticket to a private tour exclusive to just your group. 
    • Choose to upgrade for a private tour of the Louvre
    • Guided walking tour inside the Louvre Museum
    • Skip the line for a speedy entry
    • See the ‘Venus de Milo’ and ‘Mona Lisa’
    • Enjoy commentary from an English-speaking guide, plus audio headsets so you can hear clearly
    • A small-group tour limited to 25 people maximum or a private tour exclusive to only your group
    From $65

    Big Bus Paris Hop-On Hop-Off Tour


    Big Bus Paris Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
    Make sightseeing in the French capital easy with a Big Bus tour of Paris. Enjoy the convenience of hop-on hop-off access at any stop along the route, and soak in the views from an open-top, double-decker bus. See sights like the Louvre Museum, Moulin Rouge cabaret club, and the iconic Eiffel Tower as you listen to informative audio-commentary, available in 11 languages.
    • Create a personalized itinerary of the sights you want to see
    • Listen to informative audio commentary aboard the open-top bus
    • Choose a 1-day or 2-day sightseeing bus pass
    • Upgrade to enjoy a Seine River cruise

    From $ 42

    Mont Saint Michel Day Trip from Paris


    Mont Saint Michel Day Trip from Paris
      • Round-trip transportation from Paris to Mont-Saint-Michel
      • Learn a bit about the World Heritage-listed island village from a guide
      • Enjoy free time to explore on your own
      • Entrance fee and audio guide included
        Head to the coast of Normandy to visit Mont-Saint-Michel on this day tour from Paris. You’ll receive an orientation from a guide, and then enjoy time to explore the UNESCO World Heritage site independently with an audio guide or by wandering the hilly streets at your leisure. Transportation is by coach from Paris.

    From $ 145

    Paris Catacombs Access Reserved Tour


    Paris Catacombs Access Reserved Tour


    Paris Catacombs Access Reserved Tour

    The Paris Catacombs, also known as “the empire of death,” are one of the spookiest sights in the city and are home to the remains of about 6 million Parisians. They are lined with centuries-old skeletons. You can explore the historic tunnels, see hidden chambers that most visitors miss, learn about the landmark’s revolutionary and wartime past, and perhaps even run into a resident ghost or two on this small-group, skip-the-line tour.

    Private Tour Up to 4 Person In a group (Only For Private Tour options)
    Vip Access And Restricted Area (Only For Private Tour options)
    Skip The Line Paris Catacombs Entrance
    English And France Local Private Guide LEO (Only For Private Tour options)
    Restricted Area Access (Only For Private Tour options)

    From $ 65

    Paris Seine River Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Cruise


    Paris Seine River Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Cruise
    See the major sights of Paris from the water on a hop-on hop-off Seine boat cruise. With either a 1- or 2-day ticket, glide leisurely along the river, hopping off and on when you wish to visit the attractions that most interest you, such as Musée d’Orsay and the Louvre. Or simply stay on the boat to admire Paris’ World Heritage-listed riverbanks.
    • Hop-on hop-off sightseeing cruise of Paris
    • Cruise along the Seine River, admiring the monuments that line its UNESCO-listed banks
    • Hop off at any of the stops along the Seine River
    • Choose from a 1- or 2-day sightseeing ticket

      From $ 23

      Normandy D-Day American Cemetery Day Trip from Paris

      Tour Not Included in the package

      Normandy D-Day American Cemetery Day Trip from Paris

      Tour Not Included in the package

      Normandy D-Day American Cemetery Day Trip from Paris

      Tour Not Included in the package

      Normandy D-Day American Cemetery Day Trip from Paris

      Tour Not Included in the package

      Normandy D-Day Beaches and American Cemetery Day Trip from Paris
      Visit the D-Day beaches during this full-day trip from Paris to Normandy. Stop at Omaha Beach to learn stories and historical facts about WWII; stop at the Juno Beach Center; pause at the American Cemetery. Gain fascinating insights from your guide into the sacrifices of Allied soldiers and the French citizens they liberated. Upgrade to a small-group tour when booking for a more personal experience.
      • Discover Normandy’s D-Day sites from Paris in just one day
      • Explore Omaha Beach, the American Cemetery, and Arromanches’ artificial harbor
      • Delve into the WWII history of the area with your informative guide
      • Round-trip transportation included
      From $190

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