Welcome to the bustling streets of three of Europe’s most vibrant cities! Whether you’re a first-time visitor or a seasoned traveller, London, Paris, and Amsterdam never fail to captivate with their unique blend of history, culture, and modernity. It’s high time you booked a trip to discover London, Paris and Amsterdam. 

London: Where Tradition Meets Trendiness 

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There’s never a dull moment in London. It offers the perfect balance of old-world charm and contemporary vibrancy. Start your day with a classic English breakfast at a cosy cafe, then hop on a double-decker bus for a sightseeing adventure. Marvel at iconic landmarks like Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, and the Tower of London, or explore the city’s eclectic neighborhoods, from the trendy streets of Shoreditch to the historic charm of Greenwich.  

Tate Modern museum
At the Tate Modern Museum
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Once you’ve ticked off all your classic sightseeing, dive into London’s magnificent cultural scene. A show in the West End is a non-negotiable, whether you enjoy blockbuster musicals or a classic play; or a guided tour (and show) at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre is another wonderful experience. And let’s not forget London’s museum scene with over 192 on offer! Some of our favourite include the Tate Modern, the Natural History Museum, and the V&A Museum.  

High tea at The Ritz
High tea at The Ritz
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Then when hunger strikes, discover London’s multicultural food offerings. Hole up in a pub for a Sunday roast; sample your way through the stalls of Borough Market; or take it up a notch with high tea at one of the city’s finest hotels, like The Ritz.  

Paris: The City of Love and Lights 

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Ah, Paris – where romance and sophistication reign supreme. It is a truly magical city to discover with its boulevards, landmarks and cuisine. Begin your day with a leisurely stroll along the Seine River, taking in breathtaking views of the Eiffel Tower and Musée d’Orsay.  

Montmartre, Paris
Charming Montmartre
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Art aficionados will delight in the Louvre Museum, home to masterpieces like the Mona Lisa and Venus de Milo, while foodies can indulge in gourmet delights at Michelin-starred restaurants or sample decadent pastries at local patisseries. For those who like to get their steps up, there are many Parisian neighbourhoods to stroll through. Explore the charming streets of Montmartre, home to the iconic Sacré-Cœur Basilica and bustling artists’ square, Place du Tertre; or head to Le Marais, originally the Jewish quarter and where Victor Hugo resided, and now a trendy district with boutiques, galleries and bars to peruse. 

Eiffel Tower
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Finally, to complete your time in Paris – a romantic dinner cruise along the Seine, savouring exquisite French cuisine as the city lights twinkle in the distance. Magnifique!  

Amsterdam: Canals, Culture, and Coffee Shops 

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In Amsterdam, the laid-back atmosphere and picturesque canals invite you to slow down and savour every moment. Start your day with a leisurely canal cruise, admiring the city’s elegant gabled houses and historic bridges. Then, wander through the charming streets of the Jordaan neighborhood, stopping to explore quirky boutiques and cosy cafes along the way. 

Stroopwafel in Amsterdam
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For a taste of local flavour, sample an iconic stroopwafel, indulge in a freshly-brewed cup of coffee at a traditional Dutch coffee shop, enjoy a plate of steaming hot bitterballen (deep-fried meatballs), or try Amsterdam’s unusual raw herring if you dare. For a taste of Dutch culture, visit the Van Gogh Museum to admire the works of the legendary artist, or explore the Anne Frank House for a poignant glimpse into history.  

With their rich history, vibrant culture, and endless attractions, London, Paris, and Amsterdam offer a wealth of experiences waiting to be discovered. So, pack your bags, hit the streets, and prepare to fall in love with these iconic destinations on an Independence by Globus holiday.  

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