London/Paris plus Countryside
A perfect opportunity for the business or leisure traveler in London. Why not add a few days to your time in the UK? Click on any of the following to start planning the perfect short break.

London - Plus Countryside
London for business travel partner
Paris from London - via Eurostar train. 2hrs 35 minutes.

Why not add a few days to your time in the UK?

Cotswold Sudeley Castle Garden Gate London - Plus Countryside tours – a Capital Contrast!
See the London sights, then visit one or more of our regional tour locations to enjoy the rest of Britain at your own pace for as many days as you have available?

Depending upon your interests we can build you an itinerary to suit – London has a vast and Kipling's House - Bateman'sdiverse range of things to see and do. We can suggest unusual and interesting themed tours, special museums, art galleries etc...the list is endless, but time to move on - the rest of the UK awaits you!

The UK has many different regions, all with their own special characteristics, landscapes and traditions. For ideas, please take a look at our Regional Tours around the UK. These can be planned to suit your schedule for any number of nights.

Do you like to wander in picturesque towns and villages? Enjoy a visit to a castle or two, explore historic homes and gardens that are tucked away in the countryside, search for antiques, take afternoon tea and scones, ride a steam train?

Herstmonceux CastleTours are organized at any time of year to suit you, subject to availability. Reserve your dates now. Fill out our Custom Tour Services Form. Mail the form to us or call us for availability.

Once you have accepted the quotation, we can take your deposit by credit card over the phone, or you can mail us your check for the deposit amount. You can let us know your payment has been sent, or request an invoice, using our Payment Notification Form. Deposits are fully refundable, less an administration charge of $75 per person, for any cancellation received up to 45 days prior to the start of your tour.

Traveling with a partner/colleague on business? If you have time on your hands while your partner orWells Cathedral Exterior colleague is busy in meetings, let us plan a day (or longer) for you to do some sightseeing of your own. We have excellent drivers or walking guides who will accompany you to explore some of the lesser-known aspects of the city, or to help you focus on a special interest in or out of London.

Wells Cathedral InteriorReserve your dates now. Fill out our Custom Tour Services Form. Mail the form to us or call us for availability.

Once you have accepted the quotation, we can take your deposit by credit card over the phone, or you can mail us your check for the deposit amount. You can let us know your payment has been sent, or request an invoice, using our Payment Notification Form. Deposits are fully refundable, less an administration charge of $75 per person, for any cancellation received up to 45 days prior to the start of your tour.

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Paris: For The Individual Traveler
Traveling to Paris? Not sure what to do, where to go, how to get there? Judy Donohue, our resident 'American in Paris' knows just how to find her way around the city. Take a day or half day orientation tour with Judy and learn more about this lovely city.

Judy studied at Le Cordon Bleu & taught French cooking/wine appreciation. Her passion for the cuisine and wines of France is shared with clients on visits to the Parisian open food markets. She acts as guide for interior designers, tracking furniture, accessories, art, antiques and fabric markets. Take advantage of Judy's knowledge to help you discover the right places to shop, arrange a cooking class with top chefs, enjoy wine tasting etc.

Half day tours, minimum of 4 hours $375. Full day tours, maximum of 7 hours $575, do not include entrances or transport.  Tours will be on foot or by Metro or Bus depending on the itinerary.

Reserve your dates now. Fill out our Custom Tour Services Form. Mail the form to us or call us for availability.

Once you have accepted the quotation, we can take your deposit by credit card over the phone, or you can mail us your check for the deposit amount. You can let us know your payment has been sent, or request an invoice, using our Payment Notification Form. Deposits are fully refundable, less an administration charge of $75 per person, for any cancellation received up to 45 days prior to the start of your tour.

Paris Orientation:
Introduction to the city for those who dislike tours but want to maximize their time and set an itinerary that meets their goals.

Paris' Signature Monuments: Visit Paris' landmark sights such as the Eiffel Tower, Arche de Triomphe, Place de la Concorde, Notre-Dame Cathedral…

Paris 3Open Air Food Markets & Gourmet Cooking Shops:
Tour the different neighborhoods in Paris to experience colorful open air markets where Parisians shop for fresh vegetables, fruits, cheeses, pates, foie gras, charcuterie, breads.

Go where the professional chefs shop for molds, copper pots, cutlery etc. Sample the best of French cuisine. A foodie's delight!

Paris Flea Market & Antiques Markets Tour: Paris 1
Weekend flea markets and the Marche aux Puces offer antique collectors a wide array of antique linens, dishes, glassware, furniture and decorative arts. Make the most of your time in Paris with our guide who knows the best places to shop. Minimum 4 hours.

The Marais and Bastille District:
Tour one of Paris's oldest districts, home to the Place des Voges, gracious 17th and 18thC mansions. Discover trendy shops and a lovely Jewish quarter. The Centre Pompidou and the Picasso Museum are among several wonderful museums to explore at your leisure.

Small Museums & Secret Gardens:
With our guide you can discover more than the universally known Louvre and the Musee d'Orsay. Tour the exquisite smaller museums and their splendid collections. Leave the crowds behind and experience the peace of charming, French style gardens within the city such as the Luxembourg Garden which is a jewel.

Literary Paris: Montparnasse & Luxembourg Gardens.
Stroll through the district that was home to the artists and writers of the Lost Generation. Here Hemingway, Joyce, Miller, F.Scott Fitzgerald and Gertrude Stein lived, worked and socialized among the expatriates who settled in Paris in the early 20thC.

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