8 or 10 days
London, Windsor, Paris, Versailles, extension to Amsterdam

Introduce yourself to Europe’s best on both sides of the English Channel (or “la Manche”).

Survey rich landscapes from the banks of the Thames and the Seine, and measure skyline-shaping domes at St. Paul’s Cathedral and Sacré Coeur Basilica. You can compare medieval stalwart Windsor Castle to its much younger French cousin the Palace of Versailles, though both are equally majestic.
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to England

  • Day 2: London

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Take a walking tour of London

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • The Strand, London's major thoroughfare
    • Trafalgar Square, a bustling central square
    • Leicester Square, a square lined with theaters and other events
    • Covent Garden, a vibrant and charming shopping area

    Enjoy a fish and chips dinner in London

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    London Eye

    London Eye

    Soar into the sky aboard the London Eye, a 40-story, 32-capsule observation wheel that offers spectacular views of the city. Also enjoy the 4D Experience, a 3D film complete with in-theater special effects like wind, snow and mist.  

  • Day 3: London • Windsor

    Take a guided tour of London

    With your expert local guide you will see: 

    • Big Ben, an iconic London bell at the Palace of Westminster
    • Houses of Parliament, home to England's governing body
    • Piccadilly Circus, a five-way intersection 
    • St. Paul’s Cathedral, a domed church which has hosted many royal events
    • Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace (if scheduled)

    Take a guided tour of Windsor

    With your expert local guide you will see

    • Windsor Castle, and see State Apartments objects like paintings by Rubens and Holbein
    • St. George’s Chapel, the final resting place of many monarchs
    • Queen Mary's Dolls' House, where castle items are replicated in 1/12th scale
  • Day 4: London

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Oxford

    Oxford

    Explore the world’s oldest university town and take in the spired city that generations of great thinkers called home. Visit the New College, one of University of Oxford’s most prestigious constituent colleges, step inside the restored Chapel, and see the ancient, ivy-cloaked Oxford City wall.

  • Day 5: London • Paris

    Travel by Eurostar train to Paris

    Take a walking tour of the Latin Quarter, so named because the language was once commonly spoken by the Sorbonne students that populated the area

    See Notre-Dame Cathedral, known for its sculptured facade, stained-glass rose windows, and seemingly weightless vaulted ceilings, and see the progress of its restoration following the 2019 fire which damaged much of the building

    Enjoy a scenic view of Paris as you sail along the iconic Seine River

  • Day 6: Versailles • Paris

    Take a guided tour of Paris

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Place de la Concorde, a major public square
    • Champs-Élysées, an elegant boulevard packed with high-fashion boutiques 
    • Arc de Triomphe, a monument honoring those who fought for France in the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars 
    • Eiffel Tower, built for the 1889 World's Fair and an iconic symbol of Paris
    • Hôtel des Invalides, a grand hospital commissioned by Louis XIV 

    Take a guided tour of Versailles, where Louis XIV hosted his royal court to reign in their power and prevent their political rise

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • State Apartments of the King and Queen
    • The lavish Hall of Mirrors which depicts political successes on its vaulted-ceiling murals 
    • Meticulously landscaped gardens and dozens of ornate fountains 
  • Day 7: Paris

    Explore art from around the world at the Louvre, home to over 35,000 objects including Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece, the Mona Lisa

    Spend the afternoon exploring Paris on your own

    Take a walking tour of Montmartre

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Place du Tertre, an artistic center of France, and see street artists
    • Sacré-Cœur Basilica, a white-domed basilica that marks the highest point in Paris

    Enjoy dinner in Montmartre and explore the district has long been a haven for artists

  • Day 8: Depart for home

Add more days

  • Day 8: Paris • Amsterdam

    Travel by train to Amsterdam, the largest city and the capital of the Netherlands

    Take a guided tour of Amsterdam

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Koninklijk Paleis (Royal Palace), once the home of the Dutch Royal Family
    • Westerkerk (West Church), where Rembrandt is buried
    • Dam Square, bustling central meeting point

    Spend time exploring Amsterdam on your own

    Enjoy dinner in Amsterdam

  • Day 9: Amsterdam

    Take a walking tour of Amsterdam 

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • The 13th-century dam built to prevent the Zuiderzee Sea from flooding the city
    • The Begijnhof, a lovely 14th-century sanctuary for the Catholic sisterhood of Begijnhofites
    • Waterlooplein Square, known for its market

    Visit the Anne Frank House and reflect on themes that range from conflicting fundamental and human rights, to discrimination, and more

    Spend a half day exploring Amsterdam on your own

  • Day 10: Depart for home

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  • Day 1: Fly overnight to England

  • Day 2: London

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Take a walking tour of London

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • The Strand, London's major thoroughfare
    • Trafalgar Square, a bustling central square
    • Leicester Square, a square lined with theaters and other events
    • Covent Garden, a vibrant and charming shopping area

    Enjoy a fish and chips dinner in London

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    London Eye

    London Eye

    Soar into the sky aboard the London Eye, a 40-story, 32-capsule observation wheel that offers spectacular views of the city. Also enjoy the 4D Experience, a 3D film complete with in-theater special effects like wind, snow and mist.  

  • Day 3: London • Windsor

    Take a guided tour of London

    With your expert local guide you will see: 

    • Big Ben, an iconic London bell at the Palace of Westminster
    • Houses of Parliament, home to England's governing body
    • Piccadilly Circus, a five-way intersection 
    • St. Paul’s Cathedral, a domed church which has hosted many royal events
    • Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace (if scheduled)

    Take a guided tour of Windsor

    With your expert local guide you will see

    • Windsor Castle, and see State Apartments objects like paintings by Rubens and Holbein
    • St. George’s Chapel, the final resting place of many monarchs
    • Queen Mary's Dolls' House, where castle items are replicated in 1/12th scale
  • Day 4: London

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Oxford

    Oxford

    Explore the world’s oldest university town and take in the spired city that generations of great thinkers called home. Visit the New College, one of University of Oxford’s most prestigious constituent colleges, step inside the restored Chapel, and see the ancient, ivy-cloaked Oxford City wall.

  • Day 5: London • Paris

    Travel by Eurostar train to Paris

    Take a walking tour of the Latin Quarter, so named because the language was once commonly spoken by the Sorbonne students that populated the area

    See Notre-Dame Cathedral, known for its sculptured facade, stained-glass rose windows, and seemingly weightless vaulted ceilings, and see the progress of its restoration following the 2019 fire which damaged much of the building

    Enjoy a scenic view of Paris as you sail along the iconic Seine River

  • Day 6: Versailles • Paris

    Take a guided tour of Paris

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Place de la Concorde, a major public square
    • Champs-Élysées, an elegant boulevard packed with high-fashion boutiques 
    • Arc de Triomphe, a monument honoring those who fought for France in the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars 
    • Eiffel Tower, built for the 1889 World's Fair and an iconic symbol of Paris
    • Hôtel des Invalides, a grand hospital commissioned by Louis XIV 

    Take a guided tour of Versailles, where Louis XIV hosted his royal court to reign in their power and prevent their political rise

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • State Apartments of the King and Queen
    • The lavish Hall of Mirrors which depicts political successes on its vaulted-ceiling murals 
    • Meticulously landscaped gardens and dozens of ornate fountains 
  • Day 7: Paris

    Explore art from around the world at the Louvre, home to over 35,000 objects including Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece, the Mona Lisa

    Spend the afternoon exploring Paris on your own

    Take a walking tour of Montmartre

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Place du Tertre, an artistic center of France, and see street artists
    • Sacré-Cœur Basilica, a white-domed basilica that marks the highest point in Paris

    Enjoy dinner in Montmartre and explore the district has long been a haven for artists

  • Day 8: Depart for home

Add more days

  • Day 8: Paris • Amsterdam

    Travel by train to Amsterdam, the largest city and the capital of the Netherlands

    Take a guided tour of Amsterdam

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Koninklijk Paleis (Royal Palace), once the home of the Dutch Royal Family
    • Westerkerk (West Church), where Rembrandt is buried
    • Dam Square, bustling central meeting point

    Spend time exploring Amsterdam on your own

    Enjoy dinner in Amsterdam

  • Day 9: Amsterdam

    Take a walking tour of Amsterdam 

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • The 13th-century dam built to prevent the Zuiderzee Sea from flooding the city
    • The Begijnhof, a lovely 14th-century sanctuary for the Catholic sisterhood of Begijnhofites
    • Waterlooplein Square, known for its market

    Visit the Anne Frank House and reflect on themes that range from conflicting fundamental and human rights, to discrimination, and more

    Spend a half day exploring Amsterdam on your own

  • Day 10: Depart for home

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Learning outcomes on this program

Confidence • Curiosity • Global perspective • Empathy • Adaptability • Relatability • Self-Awareness


EF Global Learning Model Post-Study Abroad Learning Resources
Academic resources

With this program, you get access to our Global Learning Resources, which include:

  • Discussion questions
  • Sample assignments
  • Journal prompts
  • Webinars
  • EF's Global Competency Assessment, a pre- and post-program assessment to measure competency development
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EF Global Learning Model Post-Study Abroad Learning Resources
Academic resources


With this program, you get access to our Global Learning Resources, which include:

  • Discussion questions
  • Sample assignments
  • Journal prompts
  • Webinars
  • EF's Global Competency Assessment, a pre- and post-program assessment to measure competency development

See the resources you get



Your experience includes

  • Round-trip airfare

    Your price includes round-trip airfare for your whole group

  • Accommodations

    Safe, comfortable hotels with private bathrooms will be waiting for you at your destination.

  • 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.

  • EF Global Learning Toolkit

    To capitalize on moments for building empathy, awareness, and adaptability in a global environment, we offer a number of different tools designed to help educators facilitate student growth abroad and on campus, including academically enriched travel programs, industry engagement opportunities, global learning resources, and a Global Competencies Assessment tool.

  • 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

    Windsor Castle, Versailles, Louvre, Notre-Dame; with extension: Anne Frank House

  • 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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