Classic London & Paris By Rail

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Self-Guided / Independent Tour
Our signature flexibility and included features promise a more rewarding and carefree vacation in these two delightful cities! 
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Trip type
Self-Guided / Independent Tour
Lodging level
Premium - 4 star
Physical level
Trip pace
Flexible schedule


    • Tailor this trip to your style and budgey with our fine choice of city-center hotels.
    • Travel through the Chunnel aboard the Eurostar Train from London to Paris… with private rail station transfers to make your travel truly carefree!
    • Our included hop-on/hop-off sightseeing tours in both cities make it easy to see all the sites on your list.
    • Enjoy a cruise on the Thames and ride the London Eye.
    • Ride the buses and subways for free with our included transport passes in both cities.
    • Gain free entry to the top sites of Paris with our 2-day Museum Pass.

What's this trip about?

    Our signature flexibility and included features promise a more rewarding and carefree vacation in these two delightful cities! 

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Itinerary focusClassic Highlights
Group sizeIndependent
Age range12 years and up
Flights and transportAll internal ground transport included
Start CityLondon
End CityParis

Travel Themes

  • Cultural
  • Train & Rail Journeys


  • Europe


  • London
  • Paris


  • Culture
  • Historic sightseeing
  • River cruise
  • Trains & Rail
  • Independent

Trip includes

    • Flexible sightseeing and transit passes in each city, Thames River cruise, ticket for the London Eye and Paris Museum Pass 6 meals: Daily breakfast 6 nights accommodation in your choice of city-center hotels Luggage handling, all hotel taxes and service charges, Eurostar train from London to Paris, and all rail station transfers General Assistance, our toll-free 24/7 emergency on-tour assistance

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Day 1 – Welcome to London!

Check in to your choice of air-conditioned, city-center hotel. Both have been carefully selected for their hospitality and convenient city-center locations.

Day 2 – London sightseeing

Meal: Breakfast

Your 2-day London TravelCard is good for unlimited travel on the city’s buses, subway and trains. See the sites with the Original London Sightseeing hop-on/hop-off bus, including a Thames cruise plus ticket for the London Eye, the world’s largest observation wheel.

Day 3 – Free day in London

Meal: Breakfast

You have this entire day at leisure to enjoy as you wish. London is a friendly, accessible city and your hotel’s heart-of-it-all location makes it easy to step out and explore at your own pace. Don’t forget, travelers come from all over the world just to attend the theater, perhaps London’s greatest love. Your hotel concierge can help arrange tickets.

Day 4 – London / Paris

Meal: Breakfast

Transfer to the station to board the Eurostar for your rail journey through the Chunnel to France – the undersea link between Britain and France. Upon arrival in Paris, you’ll be met and escorted to your choice of city-center, air-conditioned hotel.

Day 5 – Paris sightseeing

Meal: Breakfast

See the city’s landmarks with convenient hop-on/hop-off sightseeing and get around town for free with a 2-day Paris Visite Pass. Your 2-day Museum Pass gains entry to more than 60 museums and sites.

Day 6 – Paris as you please!

Meal: Breakfast

Take advantage of your Museum and Visite Passes.

Day 7 – Au revoir, Paris!

Meal: Breakfast

Your tour with us finishes today. 

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Dates & Availability

Price From $2,199
Price per day$314
Last Updated: 8/2/2018

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The total tour cost includes the tour price (regular or promotional) and the compulsory local payment. The promotional price is subject to change. Check directly with the operator for the latest price offer. The tour operator requires you to pay only the tour price to purchase your travel. The compulsory local payment will be paid when you join the trip. All prices are based on double, twin or triple share occupancy. Solo passengers will be accommodated in a double, twin or triple room according to availability with a passenger(s) of the same gender. Single supplement only needs to be paid if the passenger does not want to share and requests their own room. Discounts can only be applied at the time of booking and cannot be added at a later date, regardless of any changes made to the original booking.

Prices may vary due to local taxes and trip seasonality. Click "Request Info" to inquire directly with the tour operator for the final trip price.

Alexander + Roberts Reviews & Ratings

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Alexander Harris founded General Tours in 1947 with the conviction that travel could build bridges of cross-cultural understanding. Since our first-of-its-kind tours to the Soviet Union, we’ve remained at the forefront of international travel, helping culturally inquisitive Americans to explore far-flung lands on six continents including new emerging destinations like Tibet, Cuba, Sri Lanka, Myanmar and Uzbekistan.

From the start, we have always strived to understand and anticipate our travelers’ needs. The result is our unique portfolio of enriching journeys that allow you to enjoy the world more.

We designed to evoke our personal approach in crafting upscale journeys filled with genuine engagement, unforgettable exhilaration and personal revelation.

Innovative: Our original itineraries encompass a wide range of exotic global destinations.

Personable: We’re well-informed and flexible in meeting your diverse needs and desires.

Refined: The personal experiences we craft for our small group tours with never more than 16 guests and private journeys are honed by nearly 70 years of expertise.

Authentic: We enrich your travels with genuine cultural engagement and real opportunities for learning.

We're committed to value:

Providing our guests with superior value has always been and will always remain at the heart of our company. That is why all of our trips include extensive expertly-guided sightseeeing, unique experiences you won’t find on other tours, and congenial meals that reflect authentic regional flavors. Everywhere we go, we search out the finest accommodations to enhance your journey… from the most evocative luxury hotels and historic boutique properties to the best safari camps and small ships.

We often hear from travelers that our guides are the best! They hail from the lands you’ll visit and speak English easily and casually. Because they’re lifelong residents, they have the knowledge and passion to engage you comfortably and more deeply with the people, history, traditions and natural wonders of their homelands.


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Meals: 6 Breakfasts

Age Requirements
12 years and up
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