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London, Paris and the Alps

Visit London, Paris, and the Alps with your students. Begin in London and spend two days exploring the city with a local guide. Then, it’s off to Paris by train. Taking a walking tour of beautiful Lucerne, then wrap your tour in charming  Heidelberg.

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LondonParisLucerneHeidelberg
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Your Adventure, Day by Day

Day 1 Depart from United States
  • Enjoy your overnight flight to England
Day 2 Welcome to England!
  • Arrive in London Arrive in merry old England and begin your exploration of this cosmopolitan capital city.
Day 3 London
  • Tour London with a Local Guide With a local guide, see the neo-Gothic Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, St. Paul's Cathedral, Nelson's Column in buzzing Trafalgar Square, and lively Piccadilly Circus. Check your watch against Big Ben and end your tour with the Changing of the Guard (seasonal).
Day 4 Eurostar - Paris
  • Board High Speed Train to Paris Travel via the Eurostar through the Channel Tunnel to Paris.
  • Explore Paris with a Local Guide Behold the sights with a local guide: the Arc de Triomphe, the Eiffel Tower, the sweeping Champs-Elysées, and Les Invalides. Your tour ends with a visit to the immense Notre Dame Cathedral, where Napoleon crowned himself emperor.
Day 5 Louvre Museum
  • Visit the Louvre Museum Smile at the Mona Lisa as you tour Paris's historic monument and one of the world's largest museums.
  • LEAP Cover the Canvas
  • Add On: Eiffel Tower Travel to the top of the Eiffel Tower for breathtaking views of Paris.
Day 6 Versailles
  • Discover the Palace of Versailles Picture the flow of royalty through the vast grounds and gardens of the Palace of Versailles, the grand marble creation of Louis XIV. Tour the Hall of Mirrors, the royal apartments and the gardens.
  • LEAP Seize the Château!
  • Journey to Switzerland View stunning Swiss scenery during an afternoon train ride to Switzerland.
Day 7 Lucerne - Folklore Show
  • Walking Tour of Lucerne Enjoy a walking tour of the picturesque town of Lucerne as you stroll through Kornmarkt and Weinmarkt Squares.
  • LEAP Swiss Life and Legends
  • Add On: Swiss Folklore Show Experience a traditional Swiss performance during an evening of entertainment celebrating Swiss folklore, songs and yodels.
Day 8 Black Forest and Heidelberg
  • Visit the Black Forest Travel through the land of the Brothers Grimm's tales as you traverse the Black Forest on your way to the ancient university city of Heidelberg.
  • Walking Tour of Heidelberg Stroll through the old town (altstadt), the Marktplatz, the country's oldest university, and the grandiose, well-preserved ruins of Heidelberg Castle. This medieval city truly embodies the spirit of Germany.
Day 9 Return Home to the United States
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