Eurostar Journey to Paris
Make your way to St. Pancras International Station where our Golden Tours representative will meet you at chop’d coffee shop, opposite the Eurostar concourse, at 5.45am (5.30am on Saturdays) where you’ll receive an informative welcome pack. Eurostar Check in closes 30 minutes before the train departure time.
Kick off your Paris day trip in style with a ride on the world-famous Eurostar™. The 2hr 15min journey to Paris passes through 31 miles of Channel Tunnel - disembarking at Gare due Nord station, Paris!
Panoramic Tour of Paris
Your expert guide will meet you on arrival at Gare du Nord and introduce you to the City of Love during a dazzling panoramic tour across this treasured city. See luxury stores that stretch for miles on the world-famous Champs Elysees and spy the towering Arc de Triomphe standing firmly at the western end of the street. You’ll cruise past the Trocadero, a stunning neo-Classical building that houses a national theatre and various museums.
Free Time at the Eiffel Tower
After you have seen all of the sites of Paris from the comfort of your escorted coach, it’s time for you to stretch your legs near the Eiffel Tower. This will give you the opportunity to take those once-in-a-lifetime photos of this beautiful iron lattice tower named after the engineer Alexandre Gustave Eiffel, who designed the tower. Which opened on March 31st 1889. Or take a walk along the River Seine in preparation for your river cruise or buy those souvenirs for family and friends. Entry to the Eiffel Tower is not included.
Seine River Cruise
You’ll sail down the River Seine during an hour-long luxury cruise, floating under classic Parisian bridges and past stunning monuments. An audio guide will also be provided to give an informative commentary about the buildings and attractions you pass.
The world’s most visited museum, the Louvre is a huge, jaw-dropping building that hides a mass of priceless artwork. After entering the museum through the modern Louvre Pyramid, you’ll be able to stroll through the collections, taking in the legendary Mona Lisa, Venus de Milo and much more.
As your unforgettable day in Paris comes to a close, your guide will escort you back to Gare du Nord to bid the romantic city a reluctant farewell. The departure time is 8.13pm, arriving back in London at 9.39pm.
The Standard Premier option includes breakfast, a light meal and refreshments served at your seat.