8 or 10 days
Amsterdam, Paris with extension to London

Walk along the picturesque waterways that inspired the likes of Rembrandt and Seurat.

Start at the River Amstel, whose palette changes from residential to rural in a few short steps. Three hundred miles downstream, it’s the serpentine River Seine that winds wildly through France to give Paris its charm.
Amsterdam and Paris tour map
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to the Netherlands

  • Day 2: Amsterdam

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Take a walking tour of Amsterdam

    Enjoy dinner in Amsterdam

  • Day 3: Amsterdam

    Take a guided tour of Amsterdam

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Koninklijk Paleis
    • Westerkerk
    • Dam Square

    Visit the Anne Frank House

    Spend a half day exploring Amsterdam on your own

  • Day 4: Amsterdam

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Volendam and Zaanse Schans

    Volendam and Zaanse Schans

    Today, enjoy an excursion to the heart of the Dutch countryside. Visit the picturesque fishing village of Volendam and the living and working neighborhood of Zaanse Schans, re-created to look like an old Dutch village. Make your way down the winding, cobblestone streets, past charming shops and crooked houses. Enjoy cheese and clog-making demonstrations as well as a visit to a windmill. 

  • Day 5: Amsterdam • Paris

    Travel by train to Paris

    Take a guided tour of Paris

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Place de la Concorde
    • Champs-Élysées
    • Arc de Triomphe
    • Eiffel Tower
    • Hôtel des Invalides

    Enjoy dinner in the Latin Quarter
  • Day 6: Paris

    Take a walking tour of the Latin Quarter

    Visit Notre-Dame Cathedral

    Visit the Louvre

    Enjoy a Seine River cruise

  • Day 7: Paris

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Versailles

    Versailles

    Welcome to the world headquarters of decadence—the grand palace of Versailles. The enormous estate was built to keep commoners far from its gilded doors and expansive gardens—but fortunately, you won’t have to win Louie or Marie’s notoriously fickle favor to get in. After spending the day in a maze of manicured shrubbery and the staggering Hall of Mirrors, continue the theme of indulgence by treating yourself at a local patisserie nearby.
  • Day 8: Depart for home

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  • Day 8: Paris • London

    Travel by Eurostar train to London

    Take a walking tour of London

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Strand
    • Trafalgar Square
    • Leicester Square
    • Covent Garden

    Visit the Tower of London

    Enjoy a fish and chips dinner in London

  • Day 9: London

    Take a guided tour of London

    With your expert local guide you will see: 

    • Big Ben
    • Houses of Parliament
    • Piccadilly Circus
    • St. Paul's Cathedral
    • Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace (if scheduled)

    Spend a half day exploring London on your own

  • Day 10: Depart for home

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  • Day 1: Fly overnight to the Netherlands

  • Day 2: Amsterdam

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Take a walking tour of Amsterdam

    Enjoy dinner in Amsterdam

  • Day 3: Amsterdam

    Take a guided tour of Amsterdam

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Koninklijk Paleis
    • Westerkerk
    • Dam Square

    Visit the Anne Frank House

    Spend a half day exploring Amsterdam on your own

  • Day 4: Amsterdam

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Volendam and Zaanse Schans

    Volendam and Zaanse Schans

    Today, enjoy an excursion to the heart of the Dutch countryside. Visit the picturesque fishing village of Volendam and the living and working neighborhood of Zaanse Schans, re-created to look like an old Dutch village. Make your way down the winding, cobblestone streets, past charming shops and crooked houses. Enjoy cheese and clog-making demonstrations as well as a visit to a windmill. 

  • Day 5: Amsterdam • Paris

    Travel by train to Paris

    Take a guided tour of Paris

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Place de la Concorde
    • Champs-Élysées
    • Arc de Triomphe
    • Eiffel Tower
    • Hôtel des Invalides

    Enjoy dinner in the Latin Quarter
  • Day 6: Paris

    Take a walking tour of the Latin Quarter

    Visit Notre-Dame Cathedral

    Visit the Louvre

    Enjoy a Seine River cruise

  • Day 7: Paris

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Versailles

    Versailles

    Welcome to the world headquarters of decadence—the grand palace of Versailles. The enormous estate was built to keep commoners far from its gilded doors and expansive gardens—but fortunately, you won’t have to win Louie or Marie’s notoriously fickle favor to get in. After spending the day in a maze of manicured shrubbery and the staggering Hall of Mirrors, continue the theme of indulgence by treating yourself at a local patisserie nearby.
  • Day 8: Depart for home

Add more days

  • Day 8: Paris • London

    Travel by Eurostar train to London

    Take a walking tour of London

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Strand
    • Trafalgar Square
    • Leicester Square
    • Covent Garden

    Visit the Tower of London

    Enjoy a fish and chips dinner in London

  • Day 9: London

    Take a guided tour of London

    With your expert local guide you will see: 

    • Big Ben
    • Houses of Parliament
    • Piccadilly Circus
    • St. Paul's Cathedral
    • Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace (if scheduled)

    Spend a half day exploring London on your own

  • Day 10: Depart for home

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Your experience includes

  • Round-trip airfare

    Your price includes round-trip airfare for your whole group

  • Accommodations

    6 overnight stays in hotels with private bathrooms; 8 with extension

  • On-tour transportation

    Land transportation

  • Regional-style meals

    Daily breakfasts and select local dinners are included in your program. Generally, we leave lunch up to you so your group has an opportunity to explore its own tastes.

  • End-to-end support

    Your team helps to secure administrative approval and academic credit, provides recruiting tools and helps establish your program's ongoing presence on campus.

  • Curriculum integration

    Your academic vision remains present wherever you travel. Tell us your ideal study abroad experience, and we'll help connect your curriculum to EF's extensive connections abroad.

  • Full-time Tour Director

    Your Tour Director is with your group 24/7, providing deep local insight while handling all program logistics.

  • Expert Local Guides

    Your expert Local Guides are natural historians, adding cultural insight and enhancing teaching moments wherever your curriculum takes you.

  • Guided sightseeing

    Gain insider knowledge and cultural perspective from licensed local guides who join your group for select experiences on tour.

  • Entrances

    Anne Frank House, Louvre, Notre-Dame; with extension Tower of London

  • Worldwide support, safety and security

    EF has over 500 schools and offices in more than 50 countries worldwide. We provide 24-hour emergency support service along with a comprehensive $50 million liability policy that covers you and your institution while abroad.

  • Flexible payment options

    Give more students the opportunity to study abroad by offering them two different payment plan options, along with our TripFunder website to help fundraise for the program.

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