Meet your Golden Tours representative at Paul Express, Unit 2, St Pancras Station, Euston Road, London N1C 4QP
Monday to Friday
Check In: 5:45am
Departure from London: 7:01am*
Check In: 5.15am
Departure from London: 6:30am*
*On certain days, there will be slight changes to Eurostar departure times. We will advise you in case these changes affect your inbound or outbound travel.
Once booked you will receive an email with your Eurostar train e-tickets. You will need all these documents for your trip.
*On certain days, there will be slight changes to Eurostar departure times. Please refer to your e-ticket for exact timings.
Once booked this tour is non-refundable.
This tour is unescorted.
Train seats will be reserved, however, Eurostar cannot guarantee that your group will be seated together.
Golden Tours will have no liability if Eurostar trains are delayed for unforeseen circumstances such as security alerts, third party action or bad weather as this is beyond our control.
Journey to Paris
Make your way to St. Pancras International where our Golden Tours representative will meet you at Outside Paul Express in St Pancras International at 5.45am (or 5:15am on Saturdays), where you’ll receive an informative welcome pack in exchange for your voucher. Kick off your Paris day trip in style with a ride on the world-famous Eurostar™. The 2hr 15min journey to Paris passes through 31 miles of Channel Tunnel!
Paris at Your Leisure
Visit the Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe and Notre Dame, hit the shops or simply while away the hours at a pavement café – the choice is yours! We’ll provide a 1-day travel card (zones 1-3) so you can get around by Metro and visit all the top sights with ease!
La Magie de Noël or The Magic of Christmas in Tuileries Garden next to the Louvre is by far the biggest Marché de Noël within Paris, stretching along the garden's entire north edge from Rue des Pyramides to Place de la Concord. It's half Christmas-themed carnival, half Christmas market - and it is also easily the most popular Christmas Market within Paris, attracting over 13 million visitors each holiday season.
Perhaps the most picturesque of the Paris Christmas Markets is the Marché de Noel Notre Dame, located across the Seine from the famous cathedral in Square Viviani. With Notre Dame's soaring medieval towers as a backdrop, this cheerful market offers the usual vin chaud (hot mulled wine) and roasted chestnuts. However, the Marché de Noel's specialties are high-quality arts and artisan crafts made in France. You can usually find an especially nice selection of gift-worthy clothing and accessories here, as well as fancy gourmet foods.
With Christmas trees, fake snow, and close-up views of the famous "Iron Lady," the Eiffel Tour Christmas Village gives you a magical experience you'll remember long after your visit. This market specializes in delicious gourmet foods and local cuisine ready to be served on the spot. Look for the Alsatian and Savoyard stands with their yummy regional specialties and sip hot mulled wine as you shop. With about 35 chalets and usually a few food trucks, this is one of Paris's best mid-sized Christmas markets, and perhaps the most photo worthy.
After a thrilling day spent discovering Paris, make your own way back to the Eurostar™ Check-in at least 60 minutes before departure. Your departure time from Gare du Nord station is 8:13pm, arriving back in London at 9:29pm.