Christmas in London

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  • Collette, Inc.

Feel the holiday spirit when you experience the Christmas season in London, a world within a city. Explore London’s colorful Christmas markets, beautifully decorated department stores, and bustling streets. Join a local expert on a panoramic tour. See the Norwegian fir in Trafalgar Square, St. Paul’s Cathedral, and the festive lights adorning Buckingham Palace. Explore the majesty of Westminster Abbey. Visit the historic university town of Oxford decked out in holiday splendor. Travel to magnificent Blenheim Palace, an incomparable display at Christmastime. Feel the holiday warmth at one of London’s finest theatres. Enjoy afternoon tea in charming Covent Garden. Embark on a relaxing journey as you discover the colorful history and regal pageantry only found “across the pond.”

Highlights
  • Visit Harrods, London’s most iconic department store.
  • See Blenheim Palace adorned for the season.
  • See one of London's finest theatre performances.
  • Enjoy afternoon tea in Covent Garden.
  • Discover London’s famous Underground, known to locals as "the Tube."
  • Explore Westminster Abbey with a local expert.
  • Feast upon a dinner inspired by the Christmas season.
Experiences
  • Discover London’s famous Underground, known to locals as "the Tube."
  • Explore Westminster Abbey with a local expert.
Options
London: Windsor Castle

Step into the formal world of the British Monarchy when you visit the stately and expansive Windsor Castle. Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II uses Windsor as both a private home and as a Royal residence where formal duties of state are performed. Windsor’s 1,000 rooms comprise the largest inhabited castle in the world. It dates back to the 1070s, when William the Conqueror built the original wooden structure, now replaced by the grand stone edifices. Explore one of Britain’s most visited historic buildings, its precincts, and the State Apartments, which house a delightful collection of Royal art treasures. Enjoy time for lunch in the quaint town of Windsor before heading back to London. This once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to visit the castle that houses so much British history and lore is not to be missed! Duration approximately 4.5 hour(s). Transportation is included. A minimum of 8 passenger(s) is required to operate this option.

Price: £65


Destinations
  • Europe
  • Europe
  • England
  • United Kingdom
Tour Types
  • Scenic
  • Traditional Coach
  • 50 plus
  • Couples
  • Seniors
  • Art Galleries
  • Shopping
  • Walking
  • Flowers and Gardens
  • History
  • Religion-Spiritual

Location: London

There’s nothing like London during the holiday season.

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Accommodation Name: Tower Suites by Blue Orchid

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Location: London

Welcome to London at Christmastime, a metropolis filled with light, laughter and the excitement of the holiday season. Whether perusing the city’s many Christmas markets for handmade gifts and colorful decorations, or basking in the scent of mulled wine and cinnamon, this will surely be a Christmas you’ll never forget. This evening, join your fellow travelers for a special welcome dinner.

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Accommodation Name: Tower Suites by Blue Orchid

Meals: ,Dinner,

Location: London

Join a local expert on a panoramic city tour. See Trafalgar Square, St. Paul’s Cathedral, the Tower of London, and Buckingham Palace. At Westminster, see the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey and Big Ben. A Christmastime visit to London wouldn’t be complete without a stop at Harrods, the city’s most iconic department store. Find yourself exploring a wonderland of glorious holiday displays and its incredible food hall – a piece of gourmet heaven! This afternoon, you may choose an optional excursion to Windsor Castle, home to Britain’s Kings and Queens for nine centuries. Make your way through the impressive State Apartments, adorned for the season with an array of festive decorations.

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Accommodation Name: Tower Suites by Blue Orchid

Meals: ,Breakfast,

Location: London, Oxford, Blenheim Palace, London

This morning, travel to the historic city of Oxford, home to the prestigious University of Oxford. Enjoy a leisurely walk to admire the iconic architecture followed by time at leisure to explore the quaint shops filled with handmade crafts and local treats. The festivities continue with a visit to Blenheim Palace, one of England’s most magnificent homes, that shines even brighter at Christmas. The birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill, this UNESCO World Heritage site will give you a glimpse into the life of English royalty.

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Accommodation Name: Tower Suites by Blue Orchid

Meals: ,Breakfast,

Location: London

Set off to explore London’s charming Christmas markets. Peruse the sea of wooden chalets offering a plethora of unique crafts, artisan goods and local treats. You’ll also take in Bond and Oxford streets, known worldwide for their elegant department stores, posh galleries and some of the most stunning Christmas decorations in the city. In Covent Garden, enjoy a traditional English tea complete with delicious finger sandwiches and homemade pastries. Later on, take in one of London’s finest theatre performances.

Accommodation: ,Hotel,

Accommodation Name: Tower Suites by Blue Orchid

Meals: ,Breakfast,Lunch,

Location: London

Hop on London’s famous Underground, known to locals as “the Tube.” Opened in 1863, this engineering marvel was the world’s first metro system. Travel to Westminster Abbey, the towering Gothic church that has been home to royal coronations and weddings. Take in a guided tour of this historic building before enjoying an afternoon at your leisure to explore the city. Tonight, enjoy a farewell dinner inspired by the Christmas season and toast the end of a wonderful tour.

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Accommodation Name: Tower Suites Hotel By Blue Orchid

Meals: ,Breakfast,Dinner,

Location: London

Your tour comes to a close today, leaving you with many pleasant holiday memories.

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Meals: ,Breakfast,

Included
  • Accommodation
  • Drinks with Meals
    -(non-alcoholic)
  • Train Tickets
    -(if train occurs once tour starts and before tour ends – i.e. not airport transfers)
  • Meals – Half Board
  • Fully Guided

Not Included
  • Airport Transfers at Destination
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  • Country Entry Visas
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  • Tipping and Gratuities
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No, unless you purchase and land and air package from Collette.
No, the fees associated with required Visa’s are an additional expense.
We can accommodate children as young as 5 years old, provided they are traveling / rooming with a parent or legal guardian.
Effective immediately and until further notice, all guests will be required to bring one of the following: proof of vaccination (official vaccination certificate in paper or electronic form), proof of recovery from COVID-19 or a negative test result (FDA Approved diagnostic) for a test performed 72-hours or less from the start date of the tour with you on tour to verify information you will be pr
Yes, our Customer Care center would be happy to help.
That will vary by country of residence and country destination.
Primarily, yes. All of the coaches used must meet rigourous safety and cleanliness standards.
Yes. Baggage is limited to 1 checked bag and 1 carry per person.
Absolutley. Out tours are crafted with that in mind – striking a balance between included experiences and time to explore on your own.
Varies by tour, but typically thjey are 4* / 4*+, and an occaissional 5*
Igratuities for included meals and accommodation housekeeping are included. It is customary to tip you Tour Manager and driver at the end of the tour.
Yes, you will receive full information within the weeks leading up to your departure.
Yes, most likely. Our tours draw travelers from the United States, Canada and Australia, predominatly.
Yes, an experienced Tour Manager, with the passion for travel, discovery and the destination - will guide you through your journey from start to finish,

You will have the option to book your own flights independently with the operator.

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Start:England
Finish:England
Group size:10 - 44
Suitable for: 5-99
Physical rating:Medium, Activity Level 3
Diets:Vegetarians, Please contact Collette with any specific dietary requirements
Tour operated in: English
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