Paris Christmas 2015 Tour Highlights:
3 Nights accommodation in twin or double rooms (*see note) in 2 or 3 star hotels throughout the tour. (*All rooms on this tour will be Twin or Double share)
Breakfast (B) and Dinners (D) included in your food fund – as per itinerary.
Modern air-conditioned motorcoach with reclining seats.
Local taxes, baggage handling fees, hotel tips, service charges & ferry crossings.
Experienced tour leader
Free tour souvenir.
Free Info Guide Book.
Sightseeing as described below
Day 1: London to Paris
Meet up with your Contiki team in London before heading to the land of baguettes, cheese & escargot for a taste of how the French do Christmas. We travel via World War I battle fields in the Valley of the Somme, to Paris.
On arrival get settled, then maybe head out to try some authentic French onion soup, escargot, salad Nicoise or foie gras & indulge in a typically French meal. Tonight we’ll take in the buzzing city vibes as you tour the city by coach, experiencing all the famous icons like the Arc de Triomphe, Eiffel Tower & see why Paris really is called the "City of Lights". Lamp-lit bridges and cool little cafés give us a real taste of Paris’ romance.
*See the White Cliffs of Dover
*See the Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, the Louvre, the Champs-Élysées, and Notre Dame Cathedral
Day 2: Paris
Learn about perfume & pick up some scents for yourself at Fragonard perfumery this morning, then the rest of the day is yours to take in the best of Paris.
From people watching whilst sipping a café au lait & nibbling croissants, to the city’s museums, art & icons, there’s so much to see & this town is loaded with possibilities. Discover its many bistros, museums, tree-lined avenues and diverse quartiers (neighbourhoods).
Get a feel for French flair by window shopping on the Left Bank, step into the Notre Dame cathedral or explore the endless galleries of the Louvre and get up close to the famous Mona Lisa. If you feel like relaxing, try indulging in some delicious pastries and relax in one of Paris’ many open spaces.
Treat yourself to the full Parisian experience with a cabaret show, complete with can-can girls, dinner and Champagne. But don’t stop there – head out for a few pre-Christmas drinks, or ask your Tour Manager for some tips on where’s best to experience the cool pre-Christmas vibes.
*Visit a French perfumery
*Cabaret show & glass of champagne
Day 3: Paris
Say Joyeux Noël this morning! Get a truly unique Parisian experience to remember on a cruise down the River Seine. Then, maybe take in the epic views of the city from the top of the Eiffel Tower. Later, indulge in a delicious French Christmas feast & wine as you celebrate Christmas with your new travel buddies.
(Hotel Breakfast, Dinner)
*Cruise down the River Seine
Day 4: Paris to London
It’s time to say au revoir to the city this morning as we farewell stylish Paris & make our way back to London, via Calais where your tour ends upon arrival.
* See the White Cliffs of Dover
* See the Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, the Louvre, the Champs-Élysées, and Notre Dame Cathedral
* Visit a French perfumery
* Cruise down the River Seine
We are the leading youth travel tour operator so the majority of our passengers are in the 18 to 35 age bracket and our style of travel reflects this
The minimum age on all tours is 17. There is no maximum age. As long as you are reasonably fit and have a good sense of fun, we are sure you will have a fantastic time
Will there be people travelling on their own
Whilst we regularly get couples and friends travelling together, every tour has loads of people travelling on their own and down to our style of travel, you'll get to know everyone soon enough
We also offer a 8 Day Tour: Click here
London Departure: 23rd Dec 2015
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A Chrismas Tour to remember !