Paris & the Tour de France Finale

4 days from £299 pp.


Paris, France

Visit: Paris, France, France

About the Tour

Witness the grand finale of what is thought to be one of the most diverse and exciting routes the Tour has seen in years. On this fully escorted coach tour, join us as we journey to the French capital of Paris, and enjoy time in the wonderful ‘city of lights’. Why not take a guided tour of the city’s many sights, or pay a visit to the lively Latin Quarter? After a day of sightseeing, we relish in a day of immense action, as we experience the grand finale of the Tour de France on the Champs Élysées.

Tour Includes


  • 3 nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • Convenient local joining points
  • Travel by executive coach
Dates & Prices

Once you have booked your tour either online, or by telephone ( 01709 787 463 ), you have the flexibility of how you pay off the remainder of your balance. You can:

  • Use our balance payment facility online to make and track your card payments. You can pay as much as you want up until your final due date or pay it all, the choice is yours.
  • Send payments via online banking.
  • Send payments via cheque.
  • Call us and make a card payment, either a small amount or as lump sum until your final due date.

Our contact and online banking payment details will be on your confirmation invoice to remind you of your choices.

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Your Itinerary

    Local departure by coach, then to the Paris area for a three-night stay.

    Paris

    Paris

    Enjoy our included, full day in the ‘city of lights’. Paris is the capital of France and covers an area of 105 square km. Paris is renowned for its buildings and history, so why not visit some of them such as the Louvre home of the Mona Lisa painting, the Eiffel Tower which is over 323 meters tall, the Notre Dame Cathedral which features in the famous Victor Hugo novel, the Basilica of Sacre Coeur and the Arc de Triomphe just to name a few. You can explore the city independently or come and join our optional, guided sightseeing tour which is a great way to learn about the major sights and we also offer our optional cruise along the River Seine which gives a new perspective on this amazing city. In the evening why not join our optional visit to the Latin Quarter where you can enjoy a meal and drink in one of the many restaurants and bars.

    • Included meals: Breakfast
    Tour de France Final

    Tour de France Final

    The Tour de France consist of 21 day-long segments over a 23-day period and cover around 3,500 kilometres. The race alternates between clockwise and counterclockwise circuits of France which all lead up to the Finale. Today is what all the training and hard work has been about for the riders, as the Finale is here and you can be part of it by supporting your favourite rider. We have a full day in the French capital to witness the climax of Europe’s most gruelling race, and savour the excitement of the ‘grand finale’ on the Champs Élysées.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    Return home.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    Your Excursions

    Included Excursions & Visits

    • Visit to Paris - Chic cosmolitan capital
    • Tour de France Finale on the Champs Elysees

    Optional Excursions & Visits

    • Paris Sightseeing tour - See the famous sights
    • Latin Quarter evening visit - Enjoy the lively atmosphere
    • River Seine Cruise - See the city from a different light

    Notes


    Travel Insurance from £27.00 (4 days). Single Room Supplement from £109.00 (4 days).

    Certain excursions are included in the price of your holiday. If you choose not to go on an included excursion, for whatever reason, no refunds will be made.
    Yes, you will receive one with your Travel Documents, which are sent 7-10 days before departure.
    We believe that our holidays may not be suitable for children under 8 years old (except for Disneyland Paris bookings) however, we will consider individual requests on application. Customers aged 18 and under at the time of travel must be accompanied by an adult, parent or guardian aged over 18 years old.
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    Accommodation

    You will stay for three nights in a 2-star hotel on the outskirts of Paris.

    For only £40pp you can upgrade to the 4-star Holiday Inn Paris-Versailles-Bougival, located on the western outskirts of Paris. The hotel has a bar, Mediterranean-style restaurant and lift.

    Due to demand other hotels of a 4-star standard on the outskirts of Paris may be used.

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    Holiday Inn Paris Versailles-Bougival

    Holiday Inn Paris Versailles-Bougival

    Holiday Inn Paris Versailles-Bougival


    Situated on the western outskirts of Paris, the Holiday Inn Paris-Versailles-Bougival provides an ideal base. A journey of less than half an hour takes you to the heart of the city and the main attractions. All bedrooms are well appointed and feature a T.V., telephone, hairdryer and air-conditioning. The Restaurant Cape Sud serves fine Mediterranean themed and traditional French cuisine, and the hotel also offers a lift.

    • English Speaking Staff
    • Bureau de Change
    • Guest Lounge
    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • Lift
    • TV
    • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath and/or Shower
    • Telephone

    If you prefer, then you can join the tour at the hotel. To do this, we will require a copy of your passport for identification purposes and you must advise us at the time of booking.

    No reduction will be given if you should choose to do this.

    All hotel rooms benefit from private bathroom facilities.
    Some hotels have tea and coffee making facilities. Please check the tour pages for more information or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Most hotels have a lift, please call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333 for more information.
    Some hotels have ground floor rooms. Please email for information on individual hotels or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Your hotels will supply towels in your room.

    We are unable to guarantee that the hotel will be able to meet your dietary requirements. We find that the majority of European countries do not generally cater for vegetarians and that the meal supplied may well be what everyone else is having minus the meat.

    We will of course endeavour to arrange for a vegetarian meal at the hotel. We do however suggest that you advise us of your dietary requests at the time of booking and recommend that you speak to the receptionist on arrival with regard to your request.

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    Travel Information

    Departure times given for each region are approximate. Please check your travel documents to confirm the actual timings.

    Front row seats can be reserved for £14pp (up to 6 days' duration), £22pp (7 & 8 days' duration) and £25pp (9 days' duration and over) on all European tours. This offer is only available for bookings of two or four persons on the front row and is subject to availability. In addition to this, seats on the second row can be reserved for £7pp (up to 6 days duration), £14pp (7 & 8 days duration) and £17pp (9 days duration and over). Guaranteed front/second row seats cannot be reserved on transfer journeys to/from the interchange. Children under 15 years cannot occupy a front row seat due to French Law. Central view seats are free.

    Please note: On some coaches the legroom on front seats may be slightly less than that available on other seats due to the presence of a modesty board in front.

    If your tour is cancelled for any reason and front/second row seats are not available on your new tour, you will be refunded the supplement. No other compensation will be payable.

    Alternatively, we can take seating requests on your booking. However, requests are not guaranteed. All seat numbers are confirmed on travel documents approximately 7-10 days prior to departure.

    We guarantee that all passengers on the same booking will be seated together on the main tour coach. Seats on the transfer coaches to and from the interchange are not allocated.
    Hot and cold drinks are served on your main tour coach. Prices are approximately £1 or €1.25 Euro per drink. Prices will be confirmed by your driver.

    Transfer coaches are routed approximately 2-3 weeks before departure. The route taken depends on where paassengers are booked to travel from on any particular date as to which route is taken. If you require further detailed information regarding the route to the port you can contact our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333 two weeks before you are due to travel.

    With regard to the route taken by the main tour coach, this is determined by the driver.

    All main tour coaches have on-board toilets. Transfer vehicles to and from the interchange may not have on-board toilets. When non-British coaches are used on transfers and tours (air holidays only) an on-board toilet may not be available. However, comfort stops will be made during long journeys.
    All coaches feature air-conditioning. Should the air-conditioning system break down for a period exceeding 12 hours, compensation will be awarded up to a maximum of £10 per fare-paying passenger per tour.
    All our coaches and transfer vehicles operate a 'no smoking on board policy'. The use of electronic cigarettes is strictly forbidden.
    In the interest of fellow guests, do not take hot food or ice cream on board.
    alcohol can only be taken on board our vehicles at the discretion of your driver.
    Depending on the location of your pickup point, you may be picked up by coach (not necessarily the on you are touring on), minibus, taxi, National Express or Megabus service. You may then be taken to another centralised pickup location or service station. We operate a passenger interchange at Stop 24 Services, where you will meet the tour coach you are holidaying on and then continue on with your outbound journey. Similarly, on the way home, you may also change transfer vehicles at another location, to take you to your final drop off point.
    Your allowance is one medium sized suitcase per person, which should weigh no more than 20kg when full. We may refuse to carry larger or heavier cases. Hand luggage should be stored in the overhead racks aboard the coach. Nothing should be stored under your seat.

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