* Europe – France and England, the best Cities : By European Incomgin
Period : Throughout the year
Reference : 10T786p
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A discovery tour with your European Incoming from England to France for visiting some most important financial places in the world, which still always at the time of monarchy : London with its Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle. Then, you will discover the capital of Flanders “Lille” and Paris with its Operas, Bridges of Seine and Artists of Montmartre…
D1 London (30 km)
Arrivée à l’un des aéroports de Londres (vol réservé par vos soins). Accueil à l’aéroport par votre guide puis transfert en autocar local pour Londres. Tour panoramique de Londres et découverte des principaux monuments : les maison du Parlement, Big Ben, l’abbaye de Westminster, Trafalgar Square, Picadilly Circus ou encore Tower Bridge… Installation à l’hôtel proche du centre. Dîner. Logement
D2 London (50 km)
Visit of London at the Royal Park of St James. There’s the chance to watch the changing of the guard in front of Buckingham Palace if you wish. Free time for lunch, then a cruise on the Thames to enjoy a unique panorama of some of the city’s loveliest landmarks. Visit the Tower of London, historic Royal Palace and Fortress and see the famous Crown Jewels in the Jewel House, priceless symbol of the British monarchy. Dinner and overnight.
D3 Windsor / London (90 km)
Guided tour of Windsor Castle, one of the Queen’s official residences, including the lavish State Apartments (closed if the Queen is in residence). Back to London, free time for lunch, and then a guided tour of Westminster Abbey, church of the coronation since 1066 and a UNESCO World Heritage site. Dinner and overnight.
D4 London / Calais / Lille (300 km)
Free morning to enjoy London or perhaps do some shopping. Transfer direction the train station of St Pancras for your Travel with the Eurostar to Calais. After that transfer with a coach to Lille. Check in to your hotel. Dinner and overnight.
D5 Lille and the Flanders hills (100 km)
Tour of the old town of Lille taking in the main historic monuments, where flamboyant coloured house fronts in the huge main square serve as reminders of Lille’s heyday. Free time for Lunch. The route to the Flanders hills Via Bailleul, a town with typically Flemish architecture such as the Town Hall and belfry. Guided visit of a brewery followed by beer tasting. Dinner and overnight.
D6 Flanders Textile and the Lewarde Mining Centre (265 km)
Visit the Flanders Textile Museum of Roubaix to discover two centuries’ knowledge of textile making. During the course of the visit, former weavers will reveal their expertise. Free time for lunch. On to Lewarde where we visit the historic Mining Centre set up on a former pit plunging you into the history of the mine and the miners. Dinner. Overnight.
D7 Hortillonages d’Amiens and Paris (280 km)
Direction Amiens, then you will enjoy your boat trip in “les hortillonages d’Amiens” across wonderful gardens. Free time for Lunch. Continue to Paris, check in to your hotel. Dinner and overnight.
D8 Historic Monuments and the La Seine (15 km)
Sightseeing tour of the main historical sights in Paris including the Champs Elysées, the Arc de Triomphe, and the Eiffel Tower. Free time for lunch. Down to the riverbanks for a trip along the Seine in one of the famous open topped “bateau mouche”. Dinner and overnight.
D9 Montmartre, Shopping and the Opera (30 km)
Tourist train ride up to the Place du Tertre and time to wander in Montmartre. After that free time for Lunch. Visit to the Opera Garnier, masterpiece of the Second Empire period, with its famed red and gold auditorium, and ceiling frescoes painted by Chagall. Then free time to do some shopping in the big department stores. Dinner and overnight.
D10 Château of Versailles and The Marais District (50 km)
Visit of the Versailles palace with its Hall of Mirrors and stately royal apartments. Free time for lunch. Arrive in Paris. Visit to the Marais district and its famous square, the Place des Vosges. Dinner and overnight.
D11 Return Journey
Coach Transfer to the airport of Paris (flight under own responsibility). End of our services.
Coach Tour for group
Local coach “grand tourisme” for all transfers and excursions included in the itinerary (from 09h to 19h – maxi 10h/day)
English-speaking Tour Guide for the duration of the tour
Accommodation sharing a double room in 3 star hotels as the Programme.
Half-Board (three course dinner menus –drinks not included) from dinner on D1 to breakfast on D11
One way ticket for Eurostar in second class from London to Calais
Entrance fees: Tower of London, Windsor Castle, Westminster Abbey, Flanders Textile Museum, Lewarde Mining Centre, Opera Garnier, Château of Versailles
Cruise on the Thames (35 mn), boat trip in “les hortillonages”, bateau mouche boat trip (1h),
Return train ride up to Montmartre
Visits with tasting sessions: brewery
single room (10 nights) : 360 €
fast lift to the 56th floor of the Montparnasse Tower : 7.5 € (with aperitif : +8€)