Yes, you can go to Paris from London on a day trip! The journey takes you from London’s St Pancras International station to Paris Gare du Nord via the Chunnel in just 2.5 hours. With that kind of fast travel, you can get in a bit of sightseeing in Paris before sitting down to lunch, and have the entire afternoon and early evening as well – even an early dinner can be squeezed in!
April 15, 2013
No trip to Paris, especially for first-timers, is complete without a trip to the Eiffel Tower. But one look at the crowds gathered at the ticket offices under this soaring landmark, and suddenly you have better things to do. Except, what if you could skip that line, and head right to the very top? If that idea interests you, we have some secrets to share.
April 3, 2013
Paris is an art lover’s dream – from the hallowed halls of the world’s top museums to edgy galleries and innovative street art, there’s something to admire no matter where you look. But, that being said – here’s where to look!
April 1, 2013
For being so large and at time so traffic-congested, Paris remains one of the friendliest for biking. Whether you bring your own, rent one from the city or take a bike tour, it gives even frequent visitors a fresh new look at the City of Light.
March 25, 2013
If you’re in Paris during the spring and summer, put Giverny on your list of day trips. It combines art, history, beautiful scenery and seeing another part of France – and you’ll still be back in Paris in time for dinner!
March 20, 2013
With so many easy day trips from Paris, it can be easy to put off visiting Mont Saint-Michel for some other trip. But it is worth the small bit of advance planning to see this magnificent UNESCO World Heritage Site in person – it’s nothing short of astonishing.
March 12, 2013
The Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris is having a big birthday in 2013, and the church has already started hosting celebrations. Will you be in Paris for the remaining events?
March 12, 2013
Because Paris is a major transportation hub in Europe, chances are you’ll be passing through the City of Light – and if you do a little finagling, you can spend one unforgettable day there before continuing on your way!
February 25, 2013
Just a day trip away from Paris is a whole other world – one of half-timbered homes, stately villages and one of the oldest wine regions in France. Let’s see just how much you can discover about Burgundy in just one day away from Paris.
February 6, 2013
The Champagne Region of France is the perfect side trip for the Paris visitor – different enough to give you a good idea of what’s happening outside of the City of Light, but close enough not to take up precious vacation time getting there and back. Here are some tips for visiting Champagne.