History, Art & Friends: The Best of London & Paris for Women

Join our experts in the grand and charming streets of London and Paris, as you discover iconic monuments, celebrated museums, historic landmarks and more on this adventure for women.
Program No. 23914RJ
10 days
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At a Glance

London and Paris are synonymous with historic and iconic. Alongside other empowered women, immerse yourself in everything these global cities have to offer from art and architecture to buzz-worthy politics and pâtisseries. Enjoy expert-led explorations of recognizable landmarks like St. Paul’s Cathedral and Montmartre in addition to adventures around both cities during free time on your own or with newfound friends. Embrace the fellowship of Road Scholar women during field trips led by experts, as you compare and contrast these two capital cities for yourself on this educational European journey.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
3-5 hours of walking and standing per day. Extensive use of the London Tube and Paris Metro system, often accessed only by stairs.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Delve into the history of the Royal Family with Ken Wharfe, a former royal guard protection officer, then discover Kensington Palace, once the home of Princess Diana.
  • Uncover the celebrated collections of Parisian art at the Louvre, the Musée d’Orsay and the Musée Rodin.
  • Experience the camaraderie of encouraging women as you enjoy free time to explore the neighborhoods, historic sites, pubs and cafes of London and Paris.

General Notes

: Program includes independent time to explore the city and several meals on your own. Group Leaders will provide directions for self-directed excursions. Suggestions for free-time activities provided in preparatory materials. Current Events in Paris: Due to the fire at Notre Dame, the cathedral is closed to visitors. Road Scholar programs that visit île de la Cité will be able to see the outside of the cathedral, but we will not be able to go inside.
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