Paris by Eurostar – The City of Love
With the convenience of Eurostar, enjoy a break to the French Capital; Paris.
Paris is a celebration of art, culture and history – a city of beauty and romance traversing the famed River Seine. It is undoubtedly at the pinnacle of culture, past and present. Paris is a city which oozes with culture, boasting world-class museums and galleries as well as iconic landmarks, there is plenty to see and do. Be awestruck by the sheer size of the iron-wrought Eiffel Tower as it towers over the city reaching for the heavens. Admire the Arc de Triomphe, standing proudly at the top of the luxurious Champs-Élysées. Stand before the Cathedral of Notre Dame, watched by gargoyles, and marvel at the detail of this Gothic beauty. Glide along the Seine with an included river cruise – the perfect way to take in this beautiful city!
Why not visit in Summer? Bask in the sunshine-soaked city by the glistening Seine
In July and August a section of the Seine’s banks are transformed into a beach so you can enjoy seaside vibes during this city break. As the city’s residents head to the French coasts, enjoy excellent rates and plenty of sunshine. Paris has much to offer visitors in the warm, summer months. Stroll along the banks of the River Seine and leafy, tree-lined boulevards. Discovering the beautiful oases of greenery of the city’s urban parks and watch the world go by as you enjoy refreshments outdoors.
Dates throughout 2022 & 2023
Welcome to Paris
Catch the Eurostar from London St Pancras to Paris Gare du Nord. Upon arrival, walk over to your nearby hotel and check in before beginning to explore Paris.
If you chose to stay at a hotel further from Gare du Nord, transfers can also be arranged.
Explore Paris & Seine Cruise
Today, venture out to explore Paris. For added insight, we can arrange a guided tour to introduce you to both the famous landmarks and the lesser-known highlights only a local can point out. However, for your convenience enjoy a 48 hour city sightseeing ticket to get between the city’s many attractions while taking in the informative commentary. You’ll pass Notre Dame, the Musée d’Orsay, Louvre, Arc de Triomphe and Pont Neuf amongst other sights.
Perhaps end your day with a view over this incredible city. Ascend to the top of Tour Montparnasse 56 for one of the best views of Paris and the Eiffel Tower in town! At 689ft tall and Paris’s only skyscraper, the indoor viewing platform and visitor centre on the 56th floor offers excellent 360° panoramas, or head to the rooftop terrace at sundown for a light show and views of the illuminated monuments.
Relax in Paris
Today, why not spend the morning exploring more of Paris’ boundless culture in its world class museums or head to the Champs-Élysées for a wonderland of excellent shopping.
Or, why not go to the beach? In July and August, the beauty of Paris and sea-side fun collide with Paris Plage (Paris Beach). Pedestrianising over 3.5 kilometres of the Right Banks of the River Seine, the waterside is covered in sand, deckchairs, sand castle and pétanque competitions. Up at the Bassin de la Villette, enjoy water activities including rowing boats and pedalos.
If time permits, enjoy a final walk by the Seine or shop for some last-minute souvenirs. Then head to the Gare du Nord station to hop on your Eurostar back to London, before continuing to your local area.
Suggested hotel – Inspected by Greatdays in February 2020
Ibis Paris Gare du Nord Chateau Landon 10th ***
Perfect for Eurostar breaks, this hotel is ideally located just a 10 minute walk from the Gare du Nord train station. The hotel offers a 24-hour reception and bar as well as free WiFi access throughout. ll rooms are air-conditioned and feature a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a wardrobe, desk and wooden flooring. The en suite bathroom includes a hairdryer.
Maison Mère, Paris ****
In the heart of Paris. An urban cocoon nestled in the heart of the 9th arrondissement, Maison Mère is located a few steps from the Rue Lafayette. The hotel restaurant is open around the clock and they also have a cocktails bar called Hey Honey. The hotel is a 15 min walk from the major railway stations of Gare du Nord (RER B (Roissy CDG) D, E, OrlyVal) and Gare de l’Est et Gare Saint-Lazare. 2 mins from Metro line 7, Cadet station and 10 mins from RER A Auber (Disneyland, La Défense).
Sure by Best Western Paris Gare du Nord ***
In a stone rowhouse in the 10th arr, this hotel is a 2-minute walk from La Chapelle metro station, 3 km from the iconic Sacré-Cœur church and 4 km from artwork at the Louvre Museum.
Rooms provide complimentary Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and safes. Some have balconies and/or sitting areas. A breakfast buffet is served in a casual dining room that features vaulted ceilings and exposed stone walls.
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|Dates throughout 2022||From £315.00 per person|
|Dates throughout 2023||From £325.00 per person|