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Globus Hidden Treasures of Southern England with Paris(GVE)

9 days from London to Paris 
This Southern England tour highlights some of the historical monuments and beautiful towns found throughout Southern England. Your tour starts with a short drive from London to Oxford to see the colleges where Britain’s elite receives its outstanding education. History buffs are sure to be delighted on the visits to Stratford-upon-Avon, birthplace of William Shakespeare and a town that brings to life what life was like in 16th-century England; mysterious Stonehenge; Georgian city of Bath. You will also visit magnificent Salisbury Cathedral, consecrated in 1258 and home to the best preserved original Magna Carta. Discover the Isle of Wight with a rich historical heritage and visit Osborne House, Queen Victoria’s palatial holiday home.

Throughout this tour of Southern England, you will be accompanied and guided by local experts who will bring these destinations to life with first-hand, in-depth knowledge of southern England’s history, treasures, and secrets. Plus, to give you authentic experiences, Globus has included special adventures, such as tea and pastries in the Refectory restaurant in Salisbury. Your Tour Director will take you to Shakespeare's Schoolroom where he was educated and inspired to become a writer.

From the vibrant city of London to the relaxing, unspoiled Isle of Wight, this Southern England tour is a vacation of a lifetime!At the end of your Southern England tour, you’ll travel to Paris via the Eurostar train for three nights. A relaxing cruise of the River Seine with views of Notre Dame Cathedral is already included. Also enjoy time to explore Paris on your own. All services in Paris, including Local Host assistance, are provided by Monograms.From the vibrant cities of London and Paris to the relaxing, seaside town of Brighton, this Southern England tour—with an extension to Paris—is a vacation of a lifetime!

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Globus Highlights & Sightseeing

OXFORD
Walking tour

STRATFORD-UPON-AVON
Walking tour, [LF] visit Shakespeare’s schoolroom; welcome dinner

TETBURY
Visit the picturesque Cotswolds town

BATH
Visit this elegant Georgian city

LYMINGTON–YARMOUTH
Ferry crossing

ISLE OF WIGHT
Visit Osborne House

EAST COWES–SOUTHAMPTON
Ferry crossing

SALISBURY
Visit the cathedral; [LF] enjoy tea and pastries in the Refectory restaurant

STONEHENGE
Visit the prehistoric monument

LONDON–PARIS
By high-speed Eurostar Train

PARIS
Guided sightseeing, visit the Notre Dame Cathedral and The Louvre

Itinerary (2019)

Day 1ARRIVE IN LONDON, ENGLAND.
 Welcome to London! Uniformed Globus Hosts are available to help you make the most of your stay.
Day 2LONDON–OXFORD–STRATFORD-UPON-AVON.
 Meet your Tour Director and traveling companions, and depart at 8 am for a lovely day of sightseeing. Drive through Runnymede, site of the sealing of the Magna Carta in 1215, and enjoy a walking tour through Oxford to see the colleges where Britain’s elite receives its outstanding education. Then, discover the beautiful hometown and final resting place of Stratford’s most famous son, William Shakespeare. Your Tour Director will take you on a stroll ending at [LF] SHAKESPEARE’S SCHOOLROOM. It was here that William was educated and inspired to become one of the world’s greatest playwrights. Tonight, enjoy a welcome dinner at your hotel. (B,D)
Day 3STRATFORD-UPON-AVON–COTSWOLD–BATH.
 A particularly scenic day. Enjoy a lovely, relaxed sightseeing morning through the Cotswolds’ idyllic rolling hills and discover its charming villages. Stop in Tetbury, a historic wool town and architectural gem, before continuing on to elegant Bath, famous for the Roman excavations and its stunning Georgian buildings. You will have time to discover the town on your own and soak up the vibrant atmosphere. Later, consider an optional excursion to the picturesque, 13th-century village of Castle Combe. (B)
Day 4BATH–ISLE OF WIGHT–SOUTHAMPTON.
 Take a short FERRY ride and discover the Isle of Wight, situated off England’s south coast, with unspoiled and spectacular scenery and a rich historical heritage. OSBORNE HOUSE, Queen Victoria’s palatial holiday home, invites you to visit Victoria and Albert’s private apartments, their bathing beach, and children’s play-cottage for an intimate glimpse of royal family life. Then stroll through the garden terraces where the fabulous views across the Solent reminded Prince Albert of the Bay of Naples. Return by FERRY to the mainland for overnight in Southampton. (B,D)
Day 5SOUTHAMPTON–SALISBURY–STONEHENGE–LONDON.
 Today, visit the splendid Salisbury CATHEDRAL, the ultimate in Early English Gothic architecture and home to the best-preserved, original Magna Carta. Enjoy [LF] TEA and PASTRIES in the Refectory restaurant. Then, try to unravel the mystery of prehistoric STONEHENGE. First, explore the visitor center with its imaginative exhibitions, then take the shuttle to the stone circle and admire the magnificence of the monument up close. Return to London around 3:30 pm. How about celebrating your vacation by taking in one of the great West End shows? (B)
Day 6LONDON–PARIS, FRANCE.
 Travel by HIGH-SPEED EUROSTAR TRAIN (Standard class) to Paris. Your Local Host is available to help you make the most of your stay. (B)
Day 7PARIS.
 Morning guided sightseeing features Paris’ most famous highlights like Place de la Concorde, the Arc de Triomphe, and a stop to take photos of the Eiffel Tower. Also enjoy a relaxing SEINE RIVER CRUISE with views of Notre Dame Cathedral. (B)
Day 8PARIS.
 Your Local Host will have many suggestions for your day at leisure. (B)
Day 9PARIS.
 Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)

Included Globus Meals

Full English breakfast daily; 2 three-course dinners with wine and choice of menus, including a welcome dinner in Stratford

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Globus Pricing Details

Prices are per person, based on double room occupancy.

Single room supplement:
$701-$1,022

Triple room supplement per person:
$39-$170

Extra nights per person in London:
in single room $219-$291, in twin $124-$158, in triple $114-$147

Upgrade supplement to Standard Premier on Eurostar Train: $178

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05/07/2019 $2,549.00
Guaranteed Departure 05/14/2019 $2,579.00
05/21/2019 $2,579.00
Guaranteed Departure 05/28/2019 $2,579.00
06/04/2019 $2,599.00
06/11/2019 $2,748.00
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06/25/2019 $2,527.00
07/02/2019 $2,497.00
07/09/2019 $2,497.00
Guaranteed Departure 07/16/2019 $2,497.00
07/23/2019 $2,477.00
07/30/2019 $2,477.00
08/06/2019 $2,477.00
08/13/2019 $2,477.00
08/20/2019 $2,477.00
08/27/2019 $2,804.00
Guaranteed Departure 09/03/2019 $2,579.00
09/10/2019 $2,824.00
Guaranteed Departure 09/17/2019 $2,599.00
09/24/2019 $2,599.00
10/01/2019 $2,549.00
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