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Paris Day Trip from London – With Sightseeing, Cruise, Eiffel Tower & Louvre

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Key Highlights

  • An expert guide to show you around Paris
  • Eye-popping views from the iconic Eiffel Tower
  • See the treasure trove of priceless art at the Louvre Museum
  • Luxury cruise on the River Seine
  • Stunning photo opportunities
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    01 Mar - 31 Oct: Daily except Sunday
    01 Nov - 28 Feb: Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday


    Approx 16 hours

    Start time

    Mondays - Fridays: Train will depart from St Pancras Int. at 7:01am. Please report at 5:45am
    Saturdays: Train will depart from St Pancras Int. at 6:18am. Please report at 5:30am
    Duration: Approx 16 hours

    Meeting Point

    Chop’d coffee shop, opposite the Eurostar concourse. Representative will meet you there with the welcome pack.

    Ending Point

    The tour ends at the starting point

  • Overview & Itinerary


    Sample the delights of Paris on this action-packed day tour to the French capital from London.

    The fun starts when you board the super-fast Eurostar™ train at St Pancras and whizz under the English Channel to France. On arrival at Gare du Nord, an expert guide will meet you and stay with you throughout your time in Paris.

    You will be treated to a panoramic tour of world’s most romantic city and see Parisian gems including the Arc de Triomphe, the Champs Élysées, the Grand Palais, the Place de la Concorde and the Trocadéro, all from the comfort of your seat! As you take in the sights, an entertaining audio-commentary in a choice of languages will make sure you don’t miss a thing.

    And this is just the beginning. Your guided tour also includes an ascent of the Eiffel Tower.This incredible structure stands at a whopping 1.063 feet high.Be ready with your camera to capture the breathtaking cityscapes from the second floor.

    There’ll be more photo-opportunities when you take an hour-long cruise on the River Seine and enjoy splendid views of the city’s most magical monuments.

    And no trip to Paris is really complete unless you pay a visit to the Louvre with its magnificent art collection. Marvel at the Venus de Milo, Mona Lisa and thousands more precious artworks.

    This tour is extremely popular and advance booking is highly recommended. Should this tour not be available on your chosen date, we do have a version of this tour which also includes visit to the Eiffel Tower, a relaxing Seine Cruise and sightseeing, click here for more details>>


    To join your exciting Simply Paris – Guided Day Tour From London you should make your way to St. Pancras International station. Here you’ll receive an informative welcome pack in exchange for your voucher.

    Your Paris day trip then kicks off in style with a ride on the world-famous Eurostar™. The 2hr 15 min journey to Paris passes through 31 miles of Channel Tunnel!

    On arrival in Paris, a guide will meet you at Gare du Nord Station and escort you to a coach or mini bus depending on numbers. You will then be taken on a 2 hour 15 minute panoramic tour that includes such Parisian gems as Arc de Triomphe, Champs Élysées, Grand Palais, the stately Opéra Garnier and the Place de la Concorde.

    As you admire the highlights of Paris you can listen to an informative and entertaining audio-commentary in nine languages (French, English, German, Japanese, Italian, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish).

    Your tour also takes in the Eiffel Tower, the tallest structure in town and as symbolic of Paris as warm croissants and pavement cafés. Ascend to the second floor and see the great ‘City of Light’ spread out below you. Designed by Gustave Eiffel, the iron lattice tower was erected in 1889 as the entrance arch to the 1889 World’s Fair.

    You will also visit another Parisian icon, the magnificent Louvre, originally a royal palace but now the world’s most famous museum and a treasure trove of priceless art. Here you can pay your respects to great works like the Mona Lisa and the Venus of Milo.

    On Tuesday the Louvre is closed and you will be given a ticket to Musée d’Orsay, home to the largest collection of Impressionist paintings in the world.

    You’ll have the chance to get another perspective on Paris and its magnificent monuments when you enjoy an hour-long Seine cruise. Expect marvelous views of Notre Dame and the historic bridges of Paris. An audio- guide in 13 languages is provided.

    After a thrilling day spent discovering Paris, your guide will escort you back to the Gare du Nord where your departure time is 2013h (8:13pm).

    Train times are subject to change and may vary, especially during the Christmas and New Year holiday season, so do check the return time with the local activity operator’s representative before departure from London.

    Your day trip ends where it began – at St. Pancras International station.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • English-speaking guide
    • Reserved seat on Eurostar
    • 2hr 15 minimum coach or mini bus tour with multi-lingual audio-commentary in 9 languages (French, English, German, Japanese, Italian, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish)
    • 1-hour cruise on River Seine with audio-guide in 13 languages
    • Entry to Louvre
    • Entry to Eiffel Tower (2nd Floor)
    • Free map of Paris


    • Food and beverages
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour to confirm all departure details.

    You are required to carry a valid passport with you which will be validated at the check-in desk.

    Please check your visa requirements before you travel.

    Your tickets will be printed under the lead passenger’s name.

    The local activity operator will have no liability if Eurostar trains are delayed for unforeseen circumstances such as security alerts, third party action or bad weather.

    There will be a certain amount of fast-paced walking on this tour

    Train Departure Times (Subject to change):
    Monday to Friday: Train will depart from St Pancras Int. at 7:01am, Return train will depart at 8:13pm and arrive at 9:39pm.
    Saturday: Train will depart from St Pancras Int. at 6:18am, Return train will depart at 8:13pm and arrive at 9:39pm.

    24th December 2015 & 31st December 2015: Paris to London: Return Train 9047 will leave from Paris Gare du Nord at 5:13pm, arriving in London St Pancras at 6.30pm.

    26th December 2015: Outbound train 9008 will leave from London St Pancras International at 07:52am arriving in Paris Gare du Nord at 11:17am. Meeting time: 06:00am, Transfer time: 05:15am- 05.45am.

    28th December 2015 & 1st January 2016: Outbound train 9010 will leave from London St Pancras International at 08:19am arriving in Paris Gare du Nord at 11:47am. Meeting time: 07:00am. Transfer time: 06:15- 06:45am

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.On Tuesday the Louvre is closed and you will be given a ticket to Musée d’Orsay instead
  • Reviews
    • A Great way to see Paris in a day

      I had one spare day in London and thought Paris would be nice! It was better than expected and well worth the visit. This tour covered everything and I highly recommend it!...

      C Hardy