12 or 15 days
London, Paris, Loire Valley, Bordeaux, Biarritz, Barcelona, with extension to Madrid
Discover a varied spectrum among three special cultures. In London, Buckingham Palace evokes royalty, while a dinner of fish and chips is for everyone. French heritage comes into focus in the halls of the Louvre, at the chateaux of the Loire and in the seaside cafés of Biarritz. And Barcelona proudly displays the handiwork of Spain’s most brilliant artists and architects.
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to England

  • Day 2: London

    Meet your Tour Director at your destination

    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)
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Windsor Castle

    Windsor Castle

    This is your invitation to the Royal Family’s retreat, Windsor Castle! Join a local guide on your half-day excursion to Windsor, built by William the Conqueror in 1070. Priceless objects are found in the State Apartments, from paintings by Rubens to Henry VIII’s sword and suit of armour. You will also see Queen Mary’s Dolls’ House and St. George’s Chapel, the final resting place of many monarchs. 

  • Day 4: London • Paris

    Travel by Eurostar train to Paris

    Visit the Louvre

    Take a tour of the Latin Quarter

    Catch a glimpse of Notre-Dame Cathedral

  • Day 5: Paris

    Take a guided tour of Paris

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Place de la Concorde
    • Champs-Élysées
    • Arc de Triomphe
    • Les Invalides
    • Eiffel Tower
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Versailles

    Versailles

    Enjoy an excursion to the grand palace of Versailles, where Louis XIV held court in the most lavish style imaginable. On a tour, stroll through the elegantly landscaped gardens, the historic Hall of Mirrors, and the ornately decorated State Apartments. Note: Versailles is closed on Mondays.

  • Day 6: Paris • Chartres • Loire Valley

    Travel via Chartres to the Loire Valley

    Visit Chartres Cathedral

    Visit the Château de Chenonceau

  • Day 7: Loire Valley • Bordeaux

    Travel to Bordeaux

    Tour Bordeaux with an expert local guide

  • Day 8: Bordeaux • Arcachon • Basque Coast

    Travel via Arcachon to Biarritz

    Take a walking tour of Dune du Pilat

    Take a tour of Biarritz

  • Day 9: Basque Coast

    Cross the Spanish border and take a tour of San Sebastián 

    Visit Saint-Jean-de-Luz

    Enjoy a tasty pintxos-style lunch in San Sebastián

  • Day 10: Basque Coast • Pamplona • Barcelona

    Travel via Pamplona to Barcelona

    Take a tour of Pamplona

  • Day 11: Barcelona

    Take a guided tour of Barcelona

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • La Sagrada Família
    • Gothic Quarter
    • Montjuïc

    Visit Park Güell

    Take a walking tour of Las Ramblas

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Barcelona flamenco evening

    Barcelona flamenco evening

    Feel the pulse of Spain when you attend an unforgettable flamenco performance! Born of Indian, Moorish, Arabian, and gipsy influences, flamenco dance is a passionate display of dramatic poses and colourful costumes, accompanied by song and guitar. Marvel at the intricate rhythms created by a dancer’s steps, castanets, and clapping. Note: A beverage is included during the one-hour performance. 

  • Day 12: Depart for home

Add 3 more days

  • Day 12: Barcelona • Zaragoza • Madrid

    Visit Basílica del Pilar

    Transfer via Zaragoza
  • Day 13: Madrid

    Tour Madrid with an expert local guide

    Visit the Royal Palace

    Take a walking tour of Madrid

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Puerta del Sol
    • Plaza Mayor
    • Mercado de San Miguel

    Visit the Prado Museum

  • Day 14: Madrid

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Toledo

    Toledo

    This guided half-day excursion takes you to Toledo, the “city of the three cultures.” Explore its diverse artistic and cultural legacy on a panoramic drive around the city, stopping at the iconic cathedral and the famed Church of Santo Tomé. Note: Comfortable walking shoes are recommended. 

  • Day 15: Depart for home

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  • Day 1: Fly overnight to England

  • Day 2: London

    Meet your Tour Director at your destination

    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)
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Windsor Castle

    Windsor Castle

    This is your invitation to the Royal Family’s retreat, Windsor Castle! Join a local guide on your half-day excursion to Windsor, built by William the Conqueror in 1070. Priceless objects are found in the State Apartments, from paintings by Rubens to Henry VIII’s sword and suit of armour. You will also see Queen Mary’s Dolls’ House and St. George’s Chapel, the final resting place of many monarchs. 

  • Day 4: London • Paris

    Travel by Eurostar train to Paris

    Visit the Louvre

    Take a tour of the Latin Quarter

    Catch a glimpse of Notre-Dame Cathedral

  • Day 5: Paris

    Take a guided tour of Paris

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Place de la Concorde
    • Champs-Élysées
    • Arc de Triomphe
    • Les Invalides
    • Eiffel Tower
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Versailles

    Versailles

    Enjoy an excursion to the grand palace of Versailles, where Louis XIV held court in the most lavish style imaginable. On a tour, stroll through the elegantly landscaped gardens, the historic Hall of Mirrors, and the ornately decorated State Apartments. Note: Versailles is closed on Mondays.

  • Day 6: Paris • Chartres • Loire Valley

    Travel via Chartres to the Loire Valley

    Visit Chartres Cathedral

    Visit the Château de Chenonceau

  • Day 7: Loire Valley • Bordeaux

    Travel to Bordeaux

    Tour Bordeaux with an expert local guide

  • Day 8: Bordeaux • Arcachon • Basque Coast

    Travel via Arcachon to Biarritz

    Take a walking tour of Dune du Pilat

    Take a tour of Biarritz

  • Day 9: Basque Coast

    Cross the Spanish border and take a tour of San Sebastián 

    Visit Saint-Jean-de-Luz

    Enjoy a tasty pintxos-style lunch in San Sebastián

  • Day 10: Basque Coast • Pamplona • Barcelona

    Travel via Pamplona to Barcelona

    Take a tour of Pamplona

  • Day 11: Barcelona

    Take a guided tour of Barcelona

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • La Sagrada Família
    • Gothic Quarter
    • Montjuïc

    Visit Park Güell

    Take a walking tour of Las Ramblas

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Barcelona flamenco evening

    Barcelona flamenco evening

    Feel the pulse of Spain when you attend an unforgettable flamenco performance! Born of Indian, Moorish, Arabian, and gipsy influences, flamenco dance is a passionate display of dramatic poses and colourful costumes, accompanied by song and guitar. Marvel at the intricate rhythms created by a dancer’s steps, castanets, and clapping. Note: A beverage is included during the one-hour performance. 

  • Day 12: Depart for home

Add 3 more days

  • Day 12: Barcelona • Zaragoza • Madrid

    Visit Basílica del Pilar

    Transfer via Zaragoza
  • Day 13: Madrid

    Tour Madrid with an expert local guide

    Visit the Royal Palace

    Take a walking tour of Madrid

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Puerta del Sol
    • Plaza Mayor
    • Mercado de San Miguel

    Visit the Prado Museum

  • Day 14: Madrid

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Toledo

    Toledo

    This guided half-day excursion takes you to Toledo, the “city of the three cultures.” Explore its diverse artistic and cultural legacy on a panoramic drive around the city, stopping at the iconic cathedral and the famed Church of Santo Tomé. Note: Comfortable walking shoes are recommended. 

  • Day 15: Depart for home

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