9 or 11 days

London, Kent, Paris, with extension to Normandy

See hundreds of years of history come into focus. Feel it in the castles at Windsor and Dover, discover it in Canterbury Cathedral near Kent and at the one-of-a-kind Notre Dame in Paris. Of course, these cities are more than just medieval castles and cathedrals – experience all kinds of local culture, from world-class art at the Louvre to fish and chips in London.

Day 1: Fly overnight to England

Day 2: London

Meet your Tour Director at the airport
Take a walking tour of London

Day 3: London

Take a guided tour of London
With your expert local guide you will see:

  • Big Ben and Houses of Parliament
  • Piccadilly Circus
  • St. Paul’s Cathedral
  • Westminster Abbey
  • Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace (if scheduled)With your expert local guide you will see:

Take a guided tour of Windsor Castle
With your expert local guide you will see:

  • St. George’s Chapel
  • Queen Mary’s Dolls’ House
  • State Apartments
  • St. George’s Chapel
  • Queen Mary’s Dolls’ House

Day 4: London

Day 5: London • Kent

Take a tour of Canterbury
Visit the Canterbury Cathedral
Visit Dover Castle

Day 6: Kent • Calais • Paris

Cross the English Channel by ferry from Dover to Calais

Day 7: Paris

Take a guided tour of Paris
With your expert local guide you will see:

  • Place de la Concorde
  • Champs-Élysées
  • Arc de Triomphe
  • Hôtel des Invalides
  • Eiffel Tower

Day 8: Paris

Visit the Louvre
Take a tour of the Latin Quarter
Visit Notre-Dame Cathedral
Visit the Fragonard Perfume Factory

Day 9: Depart for home

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Day 9: Normandy Region

Travel to the Normandy region
Visit the Caen Memorial

Day 10: Normandy • Paris

Visit the D-Day beaches of Normandy

  • Pointe du Hoc
  • American Cemetery

Photo stop at Pointe du Hoc

Day 11: Depart for home