Weekend sightseeing breaks from London

2 and 3 day sightseeing tours from London to Paris, Scotland & Amsterdam

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Short breaks from London

On this page we bring to your attention some very good value for money short sightseeing breaks from London, with 2 or 3 night breaks operating over the weekend period with extended tours available at Easter and Christmas. Tours are available to Scotland, Paris and Amsterdam.


Paris weekend 3 day short break by rail or coach tour included highlights

- Fully guided tour of Paris with your experienced guide

- River Seine cruise - see the sights of Paris from the Seine!

- 2 nights bed and breakfast in the 3 star All Seasons Paris Bercy.

- Accommodated in twin/double bedded rooms.

- Services of a tour guide for the full duration of the tour

- Luxury Coach travel and return Dover-Calais ferry crossing or high speed Eurostar train


Days of operation & duration

Departures all year departing every Friday early morning returning to London Sunday evening.


Some dates are operated by high speed Eurostar train, some by luxury air conditioned coach crossing the English channel by ferry.


The Eurostar train departs London's St Pancras Station at 7am returning 6.30pm on the Sunday.


The coach option departs various London pick-up points between 5.45am and 6.20am returning around 10pm on the Sunday.


Tour itinerary

A fully guided Paris tour using good quality 3 star city-centre hotel accommodation - outstanding value.

Take a cruise on the river Seine, see the Eiffel Tower, walk along the Champs Elysees, see the Arc de Triomphe, visit Montmartre and Sacre Coeur, take a photo of the Moulin Rouge (the home of the cancan) see the Cathedral of Notre Dame and explore the Louvre Museum!


Even more, there is the chance to squeeze in a fully guided half day coach tour to the stunning Palace & Gardens of Versailles just outside Paris for a supplement.


Weekend 3 Day Short Break By Eurostar Train To Paris Tour Ticketing


Scotland weekend 3 day short break by rail tour included highlights

- Return travel in standard class from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh by train

- A two hour professionally guided tour of Edinburgh

- Two nights at a traditional Scottish Guest house/hotel accommodation in central Edinburgh with breakfast (with upgrade options)

- Services of Tour Manager for entire duration of the tour

- Optional Loch Ness & Highlands Tour

- Optional Da Vinci Code & Borders Tour


Days of operation & duration:

Departures all year departing every Friday early morning on a 7am train from Kings Cross Station returning to London Sunday evening by 10pm.


Over Easter an extended 4 day tour is run.


Tour itinerary

This short break tour gives you the chance to see Scotland's capital and even the Scottish Highlands and Loch Ness - all in a weekend. Edinburgh is less than 5 hours away by high speed train from London's Kings Cross station.


There are three choices of itinerary. The basic tour includes a city orientation tour of Edinburgh, the rest of the time is yours to choose exactly what you want to see at the pace you want to see it.


On the second of the three days you can choose to take a tour of the Scottish Highlands including Loch Ness or you can choose to just spend your time in Edinburgh, freestyle doing whatever you want to do.


On the third of the three days you can choose to take a tour visiting Rosslyn Chapel, immortalised in Dan Brown's "Da Vinci Code" and you can find out more about the myths and legends surrounding the whereabouts of the "Holy Grail". Also visited are Scott's View and Melrose Abbey.


Weekend 3 Day Short Break By Coach To Amsterdam Tour Ticketing


Amsterdam weekend 3 day short break by coach tour included highlights

- Walking tour of Amsterdam highlights, including Red Light District Walking Tour.

- Evening Canal Cruise in Amsterdam

- Visit and entry to Zaanse Schans, Dutch Living Museum.

- Visit to Bruges, the "Venice of the North"

- 2 nights bed and breakfast accommodation in either a hostel or 3 star hotel

- 3 days use of executive touring coach plus return Folkestone-Calais Eurotunnel crossings

- Tour guide


Days of operation & duration

Irregular departures all year departing Saturday early morning returning to London normally Monday evening by 10pm.

Over Easter an extended tour departing Friday is run that includes Brussels.


Tour itinerary

This is without question the best value tour available to Amsterdam. The tour departs very early morning on Saturday morning from London. The touring coach makes the journey across the English Channel using the Eurotunnel train between Folkestone and Calais, eventually reaching Amsterdam mid-afternoon.


After checking into your accommodation you meet the guide for a walking tour, followed by a Canal Cruise and end the day with an evening optional walking tour of the Red Light District.


The Sunday is a full day starting with a morning coach excursion to Zaanse Schanse, a living Dutch Museum, if its something you associate with Holland its here!. In the afternoon you have free time to pick from a wide range of activities and places to visit.


The final day is taken up by the return journey with a long stop in Bruges, before arriving back in London during the evening by 10pm.


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Stonehenge & Bath (Stonehenge & Baths adm) - 3.5 hrs in Bath - £75

Stonehenge & Avebury - £64

Windsor, Stonehenge & Oxford - £99

Bath, Stonehenge & Salisbury - £93

Stratford, Cotswolds, Bath & Stonehenge - £105

Visiting Cotswolds and/or Oxford and/or Stratford and/or Warwick

Oxford, Stratford & Warwick Castle - £87

Stratford & Cotswolds (inc Anne Hathaway’s) - £84

In-depth Cotswolds Only Tour + Lunch - £92

In-depth Cotswolds Only Tour + Lunch (Small Group) - £145

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Stratford, Cotswolds, Bath & Stonehenge - £105

Windsor, Stonehenge & Oxford - £99

Downton Abbey & Blenheim Palace (Small Group) - £145

Visiting Canterbury, Leeds Castle & Dover

Leeds Castle, Dover & Canterbury with river cruise - £87

Leeds Castle, Dover & Canterbury (Small Group Apr - Oct) - £145

Dover Castle, White Cliffs & Canterbury - £72

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In-depth Cotswolds Only Tour + Lunch (Apr to Oct) - £145

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Leeds Castle, Dover & Canterbury (Apr to Oct) - £145

1, 2 & 3 Day Breaks to Paris, Scotland & Amsterdam

Day Trip to Paris - from £165

3 Day Paris - from £249

Day Trip to Edinburgh - from £184

2 Day Edinburgh - from £275

3 Day Edinburgh & Scotland Weekend - from £289

3 Day Edinburgh & Scotland Weekday - from £479

3 Day Amsterdam - from £239

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