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Explore the rich architectural tableau of France’s beautiful capital city on a 2-day rail trip to Paris from London. Opt to enjoy escorted or independent travel on the luxurious Eurostar and then discover the iconic sights of the city on a complimentary hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus tour. Marvel at the Eiffel Tower and the Arc de Triumph, and opt to include a guided Seine River cruise, entry to the Eiffel Tower and a panoramic city tour. Customize your enchanting visit according to your interests and enjoy 1 night accommodation in a comfortable hotel. 


  • Overnight rail trip to Paris from London
  • Choice of independent or escorted travel
  • Hop-on hop-off Paris bus tour and Paris map
  • Option to include guided Seine River cruise, Eiffel Tower entrance and panoramic city tour
  • One night's B&B accommodation in Paris
  • Roundtrip standard-class Eurostar tickets

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What You Can Expect

2-Day Rail Trip to Paris from London

2-Day Rail Trip to Paris from London

Depending on how you prefer to travel, opt to head to and explore the City of Light independently, or choose to enjoy escorted travel and a range of fully guided tours. Gain fascinating insight into the city’s rich historical heritage with a knowledgeable guide and ensure you see all of Paris’ iconic landmarks on panoramic city tours and river cruises. 

Regardless of which option you select, enjoy return standard-class Eurostar tickets, 1 night accommodation in a B&B and a hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus tour. 

Please see the Itinerary section below for further details of each option. 


Board the Eurostar, sit back and relax, arriving into Paris in just 2 hours and 40 minutes. On arrival into Paris Gare du Nord the rest of the day is free for you to explore Paris. Your accommodation is in a centrally located 3 star hotel.

Whilst in Paris you can use your ticket on the Hop On Hop Off City Tour to see the Louvre, Eiffel Tower, Sacre Coeur, the Champs Elysees etc. at your leisure. The tour gives you the opportunity to have total independence to see what you want, when you want.

Day One (Fully Escorted)
 - Travel from London and on arrival enjoy a guided panoramic tour which will show you all the main sights of Paris, and includes a stop at the second level of the Eiffel Tower. The tour finishes at the Louvre where you will have free time for lunch. In the afternoon board a boat for a romantic guided River Seine cruise followed by an optional visit of the Louvre (admission not included). Make your own way to your comfortable, air-conditioned 3-star hotel.

Day Two (Unescorted)
 - After breakfast the day is free for you to explore independently. With your one day Hop on Hop off tour ticket you can explore the sights of Paris. This is by far the easiest way to get about in Paris and enables you to concentrate on your main areas of interest.

You will arrive in Paris at approximately 11:00am on Day One, and depart Paris between 8:30pm and 9:15pm, arriving into London between 10:00pm and 10:30pm on Day Two.

Customer Reviews


5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

Fabulous! Better than we anticipated

Christy M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

This tour was amazing!


5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

My sister and I both in our mid 70's took the two day tour to Paris and it was absolutely fantastic. The preparation of bookings and meeting at Railway Station was perfect. Our Tour Leader in Paris was fantastic. We had aa two day pass and really saw much of Paris. Value for our money, and will always recommend your Company. Thank you. Ariana Deller and Catherine Haumaha from Australia and New Zealand.

Marcia C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

This tour was amazing!

Val J S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2014

We had a great day with Charlotte. She was a great tour guide. It was a big group and she was very knowledgeable. We had a fun day and loved it. It's a lot to try to do in one day. It was pretty rushed but she did the best that she could with the time that she had to work with. We enjoyed the river cruise and the lunch at the Eiffel Tower. The Louvre just really needs to have a week to itself but she showed us some highlights and I enjoyed what she showed us. Loved Charlotte! She was a lot of fun.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2013

Excellent !!! I'm glad picked the scorted 'cause we got the best tour guide ever: Samy from Evan Evans !!! He took care of us all the time, got us tickets to Eiffel Tour, and wen't to the second level in a few minutes, then lunch, boat tour on the River and Notre Dame. Hotel was excellent as well.

Paco USA

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2012

My 2 day rail trip to Paris was really great. Our guide did a phenomenal job getting into places easily and keeping us on the go all day. My only disappointment was not going onto the Eiffel Tower. The line was several hours long and we would have spent too much of our tour in line. My wife and I travelled to Versailles the second day and truly enjoyded the palace. We would not have been able to see all that we did on our own.

Geoffrey N R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2011

excellant, wonderful guide, Sam, loved Paris. Hotel great, everyone friendly and helpful. fitted in so much in such a short period of time.
make sure you get Euros before you travel and if staying overnight, pack into a small backpack only, sensible shoes a must

Grace D USA

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2011

An excellent way to see Paris on a short time frame. Our guide "Sammi", was attentive to our needs, providing additional support for directions, accommodations, transportation, etc. The hotel for the overnight was good.

Elizabeth Ann A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2011

Thanks every thing went as expected. The hotel booked in Paris was excellent. Thank you.

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