10 or 12 days
Edinburgh, Chester, London, Paris, extension to Normandy

Gain an understanding of many different ways of life from throughout the centuries.

Edinburgh’s medieval castle recalls Scotland’s royal traditions, while the scenic landscapes of Stratford, Chester and the Lake District give a glimpse of the rural life. In London and Paris, discover the impressive monuments befitting two world powers, from St. Paul’s Cathedral to the Eiffel Tower.
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Scotland

  • Day 2: Glasgow • Edinburgh

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Travel to Edinburgh

    Take a walking tour of Edinburgh

  • Day 3: Edinburgh

    Take a guided tour of Edinburgh

    Visit Edinburgh Castle

  • Day 4: Edinburgh • Chester

    Visit Housesteads Fort and Museum

    Travel through the Lake District to Chester

  • Day 5: Chester • London

    Take a tour of Chester

    Take a tour of Stratford

    Visit Shakespeare's birthplace

    Visit the gardens at Anne Hathaway's cottage

    Continue on to London

  • Day 6: 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 armor. You will also see Queen Mary’s Dolls’ House and St. George’s Chapel, the final resting place of many monarchs.

    Enjoy an authentic fish and chips dinner

  • Day 7: London • Paris

    Take a walking tour of London

    With your tour director you will see:
    • The Strand
    • Trafalgar Square
    • Leicester Square
    • Covent Garden

    Travel by Eurostar train to Paris

  • Day 8: 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 9: Paris

    Visit the Louvre

    Take a walking tour of Paris

    With your tour director you will see:
    • Latin Quarter
    • The Louvre
    • Notre Dame Cathedral

    Visit Notre Dame Cathedral

  • Day 10: Depart for home

Add 2 more days

  • Day 10: Normandy region

    Travel to the Normandy region

    Visit the Caen Memorial

  • Day 11: Normandy region

    Visit the D-Day beaches of Normandy

    Visit the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial

    Visit Pointe du Hoc

    Return to Paris

  • Day 12: Depart for home

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  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Scotland

  • Day 2: Glasgow • Edinburgh

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Travel to Edinburgh

    Take a walking tour of Edinburgh

  • Day 3: Edinburgh

    Take a guided tour of Edinburgh

    Visit Edinburgh Castle

  • Day 4: Edinburgh • Chester

    Visit Housesteads Fort and Museum

    Travel through the Lake District to Chester

  • Day 5: Chester • London

    Take a tour of Chester

    Take a tour of Stratford

    Visit Shakespeare's birthplace

    Visit the gardens at Anne Hathaway's cottage

    Continue on to London

  • Day 6: 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 armor. You will also see Queen Mary’s Dolls’ House and St. George’s Chapel, the final resting place of many monarchs.

    Enjoy an authentic fish and chips dinner

  • Day 7: London • Paris

    Take a walking tour of London

    With your tour director you will see:
    • The Strand
    • Trafalgar Square
    • Leicester Square
    • Covent Garden

    Travel by Eurostar train to Paris

  • Day 8: 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 9: Paris

    Visit the Louvre

    Take a walking tour of Paris

    With your tour director you will see:
    • Latin Quarter
    • The Louvre
    • Notre Dame Cathedral

    Visit Notre Dame Cathedral

  • Day 10: Depart for home

Add 2 more days

  • Day 10: Normandy region

    Travel to the Normandy region

    Visit the Caen Memorial

  • Day 11: Normandy region

    Visit the D-Day beaches of Normandy

    Visit the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial

    Visit Pointe du Hoc

    Return to Paris

  • Day 12: Depart for home

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Your experience includes

  • Airfare & transportation

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

  • Hotels

    8 overnight stays in hotels with private bathrooms (11 with extension)

  • Regional-style meals

    Traditional breakfasts and dinners bring local flavors to life as part of your tour experience. Lunches are left up to you to discover favorite dishes of your own.

  • Guided sightseeing

    3 sightseeing tours led by expert, licensed local guides; 2 sightseeing tours led by your Tour Director (3 with extension); 3 walking tours

  • Entrances

    Edinburgh Castle; Housesteads Fort; Gardens at Anne Hathaway's Cottage; Shakespeare's birthplace; Louvre; Notre Dame Cathedral; With extension: Caen Memorial; American Cemetery

  • 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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