Day 1Depart the USA
Depart your home airport.
Day 2Welcome to Paris!
Bienvenue en France! Upon arrival your private guide will be waiting to transfer you to your Paris hotel.
Check into your 3-star hotel, centrally located in the heart of Paris near such famous attractions as the Champs Elysées, Madeleine and the Opera. Your hotel maintains an excellent quality and has a reputation of paying special attention to their guests and to the little details that will make your visit to Paris one to remember!
This evening, explore this beautiful cosmopolitan city at your hearts content! Dinner recommendations or reservations can be made for you at your request.
Day 3Paris - Eiffel Tower and City Tour
Enjoy breakfast and a leisurely morning at your hotel before todays sightseeing excursion. Your guide will take you on a highlights tour all around the exciting city of Paris. Your tour starts with a 3-course lunch at the world famous Eiffel Tower, complemented by a glass of wine or champagne. After lunch, your tour will resume with a visit to other famous sites, such as the Louvre Museum, Place de la Concorde, Arc de Triomphe, the Musée dOrsay, and much, much more. An afternoon stop at Montmartre is included, where you will be able to view the city in all its splendor from high atop this popular hilltop art district of Paris. Upon conclusion of the tour, you will have the rest of the day to enjoy as you please.
Day 4Full Day Champagne Tour
This morning, your guide will escort you on a discovery of the beautiful Champagne countryside and its pristine vineyards. Champagne is a name of great resonance, conjuring up images of celebration. The so-called sacred triangle of champagne, linking Epernay, Reims, and Chalone-sur-Marne, is a magnet for wine lovers. Start your tour with a guided visit to the Cathedral of Reims, where most of the French nobility were crowned. You will continue on to Epernay, where you will enjoy lunch at a local restaurant followed by a guided visit and private wine tasting at the prestigious champagne cellars of Castellane, Mercier.
Day 5Paris - Walking Tour, Louvre Museum and Chocolate Tour
After a hearty breakfast meet your guide for a private walking tour of Paris. Your first stop will be to the Louvre Museum, tantamount as a historical art gallery to some of the worlds masters. From its beginnings as a royal fortress to the public institution we see today, discover the Musée du Louvre.
This afternoon, your guide can recommend a stop for lunch at a locals favorite, an outdoor café or a picnic spot to enjoy some people watching, soaking up the flavors of the city and its countless inhabitants.
Following lunch, your walking tour will resume as you tour some of the best chocolate houses in Paris! You may want to stop at an exquisite Parisian tea room for chocolate pastries or you may want to visit and shop for delicious chocolate creations among one of several gastronomic stores on the streets of each French quarter you pass through.
Day 6Tour of Versailles
This morning, you will be met by a guide who will take you on a historical tour of Versailles and the Palace of Louis XIV. The Château de Versailles is perhaps the must see castle to visit while in Paris.
Upon completion of your tour, you will have free time to explore the grounds of the Palace. Later this afternoon, you will be transferred back to your Paris hotel to enjoy the duration of your day in Paris, exploring more of the city if you so desire.
Day 7Paris - Vintage Car Tour and Champagne Cruise
This morning, your private guide will whisk you away on an authentic tour of Paris in a vintage French automobile. On your tour you will pass by superb monuments, travel down picturesque streets and visit famous Parisian attractions, including: Avenue des Champs Elysées, Arc de Triomphe, Trocadéro, Opéra Garnier, Notre Dame Cathedral, and Place des Vosges.
Upon completion of your automobile tour, you will be escorted to the Paris Wine Dock to board your afternoon champagne cruise along the river Seine. On board, you will have a chance to sample three distinct types of Champagne, with a presentation by a sommelier as you take in the sights and lights of the city.
Once you have been transferred back to your hotel, we insist upon making dinner reservations at a Michelin award-winning restaurant to savor the inspired gastronomy Parisian chefs are renowned for. Le Guide Michelin awards one to three stars to a small number of restaurants for outstanding quality, and those stars are awarded sparingly.
Your visit to Paris may seem incomplete without dining out among the stars.
Day 8Journey Home
Savor your last morning in Paris with a café au lait at a nearby café before you make your way to the airport to begin your journey home. Your private driver will transfer you to the Charles De Gaulle airport.
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