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With the zest of a large city and the heart of a little village, Paris reveals its secrets to a select few. See the City of Light on this At Leisure holiday as it has never been seen before – the hidden courtyards and charming arrondissements, each with their own distinct personality. You’ll also witness the opulence of Versailles and sample French flavours fit for royalty.
• 7 nights accommodation
• 1 country
• 11 meals – including breakfast daily
• On trip transport on a luxury coach
• Services from an experienced and professional Travel Director
• Local specialist for sightseeing in Paris, Montmartre, the Louvre and Versailles
01 Jul – 26 Aug 2018
Other departures available between Apr – Oct 2018, seasonal surcharges may apply.
unless sold out prior. Availability is limited.
Day 1 Arrive Paris (7 Nights)
Paris is well deserving of its title – the City of Light – and it is yours to explore At Leisure in depth over the next few days. Check-in to your centrally located hotel and spend the afternoon getting to know your picturesque surrounds.
Wander through the leafy boulevards and winding cobblestone lanes of the French capital, stopping for a leisurely café au lait while watching sophisticated Parisians go by their day-to-day. This evening join your fellow travellers and Travel Director for a quintessentially Parisian Welcome Reception.
(WR) Hotel: Le Meridien Etoile
Day 2 Paris Sightseeing and At Leisure e
Join your Travel Director this morning for a fascinating tour of this mesmerising city. View the grand Champs Élysées, Place de la Concorde
and Arc de Triomphe, built by Napoleon in the 19th century. Delve into its hidden squares and secret passages, visiting one of Paris’ most historic
neighbourhoods and a favourite local haunt that remains a secret to outsiders. Gaze from the second level of the Eiffel Tower to the boulevards
below. Spend the evening at leisure, or take an Optional Experience to the Latin Quarter for a visit inside the medieval Notre-Dame and a scenic cruise down the River Seine. (BB)
Day 3 Paris At Leisure or Optional D-Day Beach Experience e
Spend the day soaking up the sights and sounds of this elegant European capital. Your Travel Director will suggest activities and attractions that will ensure a memorable day spent discovering Paris. You may wish to experience
a full-day Optional Experience on the northern coast of France to uncover the poignant history of the D-Day Landing. Spend your evening at leisure exploring the city’s glittering sights at night or use your Parisian Brasserie voucher to indulge in delicious French flavours at one of the nearby brasseries. (BB)
Day 4 Full-Day Excursion to the Palace and Royal Estate of Versailles d e
Tread in the footsteps of French nobility and explore the opulence and splendour of Versailles. Join a Local Specialist as you wander through the palace’s extraordinary Hall of Mirrors and Battles Gallery. Meander through
the picturesque Royal Gardens and visit Petit Trianon to see first-hand how the French Royal Family lived in private. Get a real taste of the city with Trafalgar’s exclusive VizEat Optional Experiences. Share delicious traditional flavours with a local family in their home. (BB)
Day 5 French Cuisine Experience and At Leisure e d
Enjoy a Cultural Insight savouring the exquisite flavours of French cuisine as you meet a real Parisian chef for an unforgettable gourmet lunch experience, delving into local culinary secrets, delicious flavours and aromas that you will have an opportunity to create yourself and enjoy afterwards. Spend the rest of the day at leisure. This evening perhaps discover the pageantry and French flair of a traditional cabaret performance at the world-famous Moulin Rouge. (BB, RM)
Day 6 Visit Montmartre and the Louvre d
A leisurely start to our morning sees us take a private street trolley car back in time to the colourful hillside “village” of Montmartre and home to the picturesque Sacré-Coeur. Join your Local Specialist and tread in the footsteps
of Picasso, Dali and Van Gogh as you meander through hidden squares, artists’ haunts and romantic hideaways. Spend the rest of the day at leisure embracing your inner bon vivant before embarking on a special evening experience at the renowned Louvre museum. Enjoy the quiet atmopshere of the museum during this Small Group Sightseeing tour with your Local Specialist. (BB)
Day 7 Paris Morning At Leisure, Walking Tour and Farewell Dinner e
Admire the exquisite collection of modern art in the Centre George Pompidou or enjoy an Optional Experience to explore the inspirational gardens of Monet at Giverny. This afternoon explore the history of the French Revolution during a walking tour of the city, then join your Travel Director and companions for a Farewell Dinner at an iconic Parisian restaurant dating back to 1686. (BB, FD)
Day 8 Depart Paris
After breakfast, it’s time to bid Paris au revoir as you prepare to return home after a memorable At Leisure break in one of the world’s greatest cities. Airport transfers are available. Conditions apply. (BB)
*Conditions apply. Prices correct as at 10 Nov 2017 but may fluctuate if surcharges, fees, taxes or currency change. Offers subject to availability. Agents may charge service fees, rates vary. Payments by credit card will incur a surcharge. Airfare not included. All savings are included in the advertised price. Full payment required at time of booking. Offers may be withdrawn without notice and are not combinable with any other offers unless stated. Please check all prices, availability and other information before booking. Trafalgar and Helloworld Travel booking terms and conditions apply, see in store for details.
*Conditions apply. Prices correct as at 10 Nov 2017 but may fluctuate if surcharges, fees, taxes or currency change. Offers subject to availability. Agents may charge service fees, rates vary. Payments by credit card will incur a surcharge. Airfare not included. All savings are included in the advertised price. Full payment required at time of booking. Offers may be withdrawn without notice and are not combinable with any other offers unless stated. Please check all prices, availability and other information before booking. Trafalgar and Helloworld Travel booking terms and conditions apply, see in store for details.Read more