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Paris & Versailles

(Tour code: 17PAC)Discover France’s romantic capital on a delightful city break

Discover France's romantic capital on a delightful city break. Take in the city's highlights on a coach tour, explore the historic Marais Quarter, and enjoy the opulent Palace of Versailles.


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Tour Highlights
  • Tour of Paris
  • Walking Tour of the Marais Quarter
  • Explore the Palace of Versailles
  • Eiffel Tower
What’s Included (Full details)
  • Standard Class Rail
  • 3* Hotel Accommodation
    Breakfast Every Day
  • Optional Bag Concierge

Itinerary & Map

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Departure Times

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Eiffel Tower
Day 1

London to Paris

After meeting at Rail Discoveries' dedicated St Pancras Departure Office, you board the Eurostar directly to Paris. On arrival, enjoy an introduction to the city on a coach tour, taking in well-known sights including the infamous Moulin Rouge dance hall, the imposing Arc de Triomphe, the chic Champs-Élysées and of course, the breathtaking Eiffel Tower. The tour ends at your hotel, the Ibis Bercy Village, where you spend the next three nights.

  • Moulin Rouge dance hall
  • Arc de Triomphe
  • Champs-Élysées
  • Eiffel Tower
Day 2

Exploring the Marais Quarter

Today you explore the ancient side of Paris, with a tour of the historic Marais Quarter. Formerly a region of royal residences, the modern Marais boasts a bijou charm in its fashionable period architecture, as well as a wealth of museums and galleries. Discover the history of this vibrant area of Paris on a guided walking tour this morning, soaking up the boutique glamour as you wander through the narrow winding streets. After the tour, you are at leisure; perhaps enjoy people-watching in one of the many delightful cafés, watching the trendy local residents stroll by, or visit the treasured Musée Picasso, where more than 5,000 pieces of the artist's work are on display.

  • Breakfast
  • Marais Quarter
  • Musée Picasso
Palace Of Versailles
Day 3

The Palace of Versailles

Enjoy a highlight of your tour today, with a half-day excursion to the famous Palace of Versailles. Set amongst incredible landscaped gardens, this world-famous estate dates back to the 17th century, having been constructed by Louis XIV, at the height of the French monarchy's reign. On your tour of the palace, take in the opulent Hall of Mirrors, you may wish to explore the comparatively demure estate of Marie-Antoinette, and the gardens, with their decadent fountains (payable locally). On your return to Paris, you are at leisure.

  • Breakfast
  • Palace of Versailles
Return to London
Day 4

Return to London

After breakfast today, check out of the hotel and transfer to Gare du Nord train station. Here you board the Eurostar to London St Pancras International, where your tour concludes on arrival.

  • Breakfast

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