Explore More: Oxford & Highclere Castle

The Real Downton Abbey

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Explore More: Oxford & Highclere Castle

The Real Downton Abbey

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Explore More: Oxford & Highclere Castle

The Real Downton Abbey

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Explore More: Oxford & Highclere Castle

The Real Downton Abbey

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Explore More: Oxford & Highclere Castle

The Real Downton Abbey

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Spend three days exploring London and the English countryside on this cruise extension available on Paris & the Heart of Normandy and Cities of Light.

You will enjoy an exclusive visit to Highclere Castle, known to television audiences worldwide as Downton Abbey. Built in the Victorian Gothic style by Sir Charles Barry, who also built the Houses of Parliament, this is the country seat of the distinguished Earls of Carnarvon, renowned for their influence abroad as well as in Britain. You are welcomed with champagne and then given a tour of the castle’s public rooms, including the magnificent main hall, dining room, library and sitting rooms as well as other areas featured in on the show.

Included is a walking tour of the colleges of the University of Oxford, the oldest university in the English-speaking world, dating back to the 11th century. It has educated Nobel Prize winners, kings, presidents, prime ministers, scientists, explorers, artists, authors and actors.

Three nights at an Oxford hotel, daily breakfasts, three guided tours and transport between Paris and London via Eurostar are included.

Cities of Light

Paris to Prague
from $2,956 | 12 Days | 10 Guided Tours | 4 Countries

Discover the romance of Paris and Prague and all the quaint small towns in between on this 12‑day journey, including two nights each in Paris and Prague and a scenic river cruise along the Moselle, Rhine and Main Rivers. Take in the picturesque landscape of vineyard-clad hillsides as you cruise through Germany and sample fine wines of the region.

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Paris & the Heart of Normandy

Paris to Paris
from $1,356 | 8 Days | 6 Guided Tours | 1 Country

Combine the magic of Paris with the beauty of France’s Norman countryside as you experience pivotal moments in history on this fascinating 8-day journey. Experience the exquisite gardens of Giverny, walk the cobblestone streets of provincial Vernon and share the splendor of Paris, the world’s most romantic city, with your companion.

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