12 or 15 days
London, Paris, Loire Valley, Bordeaux, Biarritz, Barcelona, 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 the airport  

    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)
    Explore on your own or
    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 armor. 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

    Take a walking tour of Paris

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Latin Quarter
    • Louvre
    • 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
    • Hôtel des Invalides
    • Eiffel Tower
    Explore on your own or
    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 tour of Dune du Pilat

  • Day 9: Basque Coast

    Cross the Spanish border and take a tour of San Sebastián 

    Visit Saint-Jean-de-Luz 

    Take a tour of Biarritz
  • 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
    • Park Güell
    • Montjuïc

    Take a walking tour of Las Ramblas

    Explore on your own or
    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 gypsy influences, flamenco dance is a passionate display of dramatic poses and colorful 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

    Travel via Zaragoza to Madrid 

    Visit Basílica del Pilar

  • 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
    • Market of San Miguel

    Visit the Prado
  • Day 14: Madrid

    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Toledo

    Toledo

    This guided half-day excursion takes you to Toledo, the “city of 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 the airport  

    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)
    Explore on your own or
    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 armor. 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

    Take a walking tour of Paris

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Latin Quarter
    • Louvre
    • 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
    • Hôtel des Invalides
    • Eiffel Tower
    Explore on your own or
    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 tour of Dune du Pilat

  • Day 9: Basque Coast

    Cross the Spanish border and take a tour of San Sebastián 

    Visit Saint-Jean-de-Luz 

    Take a tour of Biarritz
  • 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
    • Park Güell
    • Montjuïc

    Take a walking tour of Las Ramblas

    Explore on your own or
    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 gypsy influences, flamenco dance is a passionate display of dramatic poses and colorful 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

    Travel via Zaragoza to Madrid 

    Visit Basílica del Pilar

  • 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
    • Market of San Miguel

    Visit the Prado
  • Day 14: Madrid

    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Toledo

    Toledo

    This guided half-day excursion takes you to Toledo, the “city of 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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Your experience includes

  • Airfare & transportation

    Round-trip flights on major carriers; Comfortable motorcoach; Eurostar high-speed train

  • Hotels

    10 overnight stays in hotels with private bathrooms (13 with extension)

  • Regional-style meals

    European breakfast and dinner daily

  • Guided sightseeing

    4 sightseeing tours led by expert, licensed local guides (5 with extension); 3 sightseeing tours led by your Tour Director; 3 walking tours (4 with extension)

  • Entrances

    Notre Dame Cathedral; Louvre; Chartres Cathedral; Chenonceau; Parque Guell; With extension: Palacio Real; Prado

  • Full-time Tour Director

    Your culturally connected Tour Director is with your group 24/7, providing deep local insight while handling all on-tour logistics.

  • Expert Local Guides

    Your expert local guides are natural historians, adding cultural insight and global perspective on your sightseeing tours.

  • weShare—Personalized Learning

    Our personalized learning experience engages students before, during and after tour, with the option to create a final, reflective project for academic credit.

  • Continuous Support

    Your dedicated EF team helps you every step of the way—from recruiting and enrolling travelers to planning and managing your tour.

  • Worldwide Presence

    EF has over 500 schools and offices in more than 50 countries worldwide so wherever you go, we're there too.

  • 24-hour Emergency Service

    Travelers and their families can count on EF's dedicated emergency service team.

  • Peace of Mind Program

    Feel secure knowing your group can change their destination or travel dates due to unforeseen circumstances. Learn more about your flexible options at eftours.com/peaceofmind.

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