Welcome on a weekend tour to Paris & Versailles where you can experience the French capital and the magnificent Palace of Versailles in a single weekend.
Friday: You will travel overnight to the wonderful city of Paris by coach and ferry/Eurotunnel. You will depart from Dover in the early hours of the morning, on arrival in France please note that you will have to put your watches forward by one hour. From Calais the journey to Paris will take about 4 hours, you will make a breakfast stop on the outskirts of the city where you will also be able to freshen up.Saturday: You will begin the day at the Notre Dame, which you will have time to visit for an extra fee. It is a short walk from here to the Louvre Museum, where you can take lunch and visit this historic museum for an extra fee. At the museum there is a large underground restaurant complex with foods from around the world, the cost of the food here is very reasonable compared to the more expensive places in the street close to the museum. During the afternoon you will have time to stroll along the Champs Elysees and, if you wish, visit the Eiffel Tower before meeting for hotel check in.You can join our evening illuminations tour Saturday evening – beginning with a visit to Montmartre & Sacre Coeur in the famous artists quarter with its magnificent views over Paris and quaint streets and café’s to Pigalle and the Moulin Rouge, followed by an evening illuminations tour with a stop at the Trocadero to see the Eiffel Tower light show before returning to the hotel late evening.Sunday: After breakfast you depart Paris to Versailles where there is a traditional French Sunday Market, shops and cafes and sights to see and you will have the opportunity to visit the famous Chateau of King Louis XIV and the magnificent Gardens (tickets to visit the Palace and Gardens can be purchased on arrival). The coach will depart from Versailles for the return journey to the UK. Arrival back at your home town will be late Sunday night or early Monday morning.