Highlights
  • Private highlights tour of Paris - including the Louvre, Notre Dame, the Arc de Triomphe, the Eiffel Tower and more
  • Explore the enchanting Montmartre District and the Ile de la Cite
  • Full day at leisure to explore Paris
  • Select from a choice of luxury accommodations
  • Full Day excursion of your choice: Visit the Palace of Versailles, with VIP access to Marie Antoinette's and Louis XVI private chambers and a walking tour through the Royal Park. Lunch is at the Trianon Palace. OR: Tour the Champagne region historic Reims, including tours and tastings at Moet & Chandon and Dom Perignon. Lunch is at Les Crayres.

Fall in love with Paris for the first or fifth time. From the twinkling lights of the Champs Elysees to the masterpieces of the Louvre, this city unleashes your romantic spirit. Private guides bring the magic of the City of Light to life with in-depth visits to world-renowned sights like Notre Dame, the Eiffel Tower, and the infamous Bastille. On your day of exploration, you can choose to marvel at Versailles’ glittering Hall of Mirrors or delight to the bubbles of champagne in Reims. Luxurious accommodations, stylish people, and decadent cuisine await you in this iconic city. View Napoleon’s tribute to battle, the Arc de Triomphe.

Trip Description

Choose from a private full-day guided excursion to the majestically ornate Palace of Versailles, including VIP access to Marie Antoinette and Louis XVI’s private chambers, or explore the historic city of Reims and France’s Epernay champagne region, including tours and tastings at Moet & Chandon and Dom Perignon. (Both include a gourmet French lunch.) You also have a full day to explore and experience Paris on your own, and four nights at one of the most luxurious hotels in the city.

 
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Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Paris, France

Accommodation: Grand Hotel du Palais Royal, Paris; Hotel Esprit St. Germain, Paris; Shangri-La Hotel, Paris

Welcome to Paris. You are met on arrival at the airport, and taken directly to your luxury accommodations in the center of the city. The remainder of the day is at leisure to relax or explore this incredible and historic city.

Day 2: Paris City Sightseeing

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Grand Hotel du Palais Royal, Paris; Hotel Esprit St. Germain, Paris; Shangri-La Hotel, Paris

This morning you will embark on a full day tour of this exquisite city.

Meet your driver and English-speaking guide at your hotel, and begin your tour of Paris. View the most famous monuments of this beautiful city, including I.M. Pei’s Grand Louvre, an unsurpassed art museum and national monument of France, the majestic Gothic Notre Dame Cathedral, and the iconic Eiffel Tower. Travel along the famed Champs Elysee to see the Arc de Triomphe proclaiming its position as the center of Paris, and the infamous Bastille, symbol of French freedom and liberty. Visit the Concorde, the Eglise de St. Madeleine, the Opera and many more.

Explore the historic and enchanting Montmartre district with its white-domed Basilica of Sacre Coeur, and the Ile de la Cité, an island in the center of the Seine, and considered to hold the heart of Paris.

Day 3: Excursion to Versailles or Reims

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Accommodation: Grand Hotel du Palais Royal, Paris: Hotel Esprit St. Germain, Paris: Shangri-La Hotel, Paris

Today you have a choice of a private guided day tour to either enjoying to the Palace of Versailles, a UNESCO World Heritage site, or discovering Frances’ champagne region a private day tour to Epernay and the UNESCO World Heritage city of Reims.

The Palace of Versailles is one of the most beautiful achievements of 18th century French art. At one time, this was the seat of power, but today it is the Museum of the History of France. A highlight of your palace tour is VIP behind-the-scenes access to Marie Antoinette's and Louis XVI private chambers, off limits to the general public. Enjoy a delightful lunch on the terrace at the Trianon Palace, overlooking the park of the palace. In the afternoon, your guide walks you through the Royal Park. See the Trianons, Hamlet of the Queen, & the Petite Venise.

-OR-

Begin this full day excursion touring the Champagne region and historic Reims, with a short drive north through scenic countryside and vineyards. Arrive at the Champagne Mercier estate for a cellar tour, followed by a tasting of their renowned sparkling wines. Next, drive to the picturesque village of Hautvillers, home to Dom Perignon. Enjoy another tasting and relax over lunch before proceeding to the UNESCO World Heritage city of Reims. This historic city was the site of every French king’s coronation. Visit the Palace of Tau and the St. Remi Basilica.

After your day exploring, return to Paris in the early evening.

Day 4: Paris at leisure

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Grand Hotel du Palais Royal, Paris: Hotel Esprit St. Germain, Paris: Shangri-La Hotel, Paris

Today is a full day at leisure to enjoy and explore this rich and fascinating city. Visit the Louvre, stroll the artistic Left Bank, stroll the Champs Elysee – the choice is yours.

Day 5: Paris and Depart for home

Meals: Breakfast

Enjoy your day at leisure until you are privately transferred to the airport for your departing flight.

Dates & Pricing

Price From

$ 4,145

Price Per Day:

$ 829 per day
 

If you are choosing Versailles in Day 3 the price is $4,495

 

Intra-tour flights are not required on this journey

*Prices per person, based on double occupancy, and are subject to change. The price of your journey will change based on travel date and availability. Additions to the length of your itinerary will incur additional costs. Holiday supplements may apply


Prices may vary due to local taxes and trip seasonality. Click "Request Info" to inquire directly with the tour operator for the final trip price.
Details
Trip Includes
  • Accommodations as indicated in the itinerary
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary
  • All transfers and sightseeing provided in a private deluxe vehicle when possible
  • Local English speaking guide for sightseeing
  • Entrance fees per final scheduled itinerary
  • Airport porterage, where available (2 bags per person)
  • Local taxes
  • Travel Guard Medical Emergency and Assistance Plan
Trip Excludes
  • Travcoa Travel Director
  • Meals, except where noted
  • International Airfare
  • Airport taxes
  • Passport & Visa fees
  • Gratuities
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Meals Included:

4 Breakfasts and 1 Lunch

Flights & Transport
Only ground transport
Group Size:
Private - your group only
Accomodations

Grand Hotel du Palais Royal, Paris

Situated between the Louvre and Opera, the Grand Hotel du Palais Royal is an essential Parisian address, a refined haven in the heart of Paris. It is also steps away from the Comedie Francaise theater, rue Saint-Honore, and the Tuileries Gardens. An ultra-refined neighborhood where architecture, culture, and gastronomy blend with the most exclusive boutiques. Pierre-Yves Rochon's decor, spa, restaurant, staff trained in the tradition of luxury French hotels, and the unique location in Paris make the Grand Hotel du Palais Royal the new address for Parisian chic.


Hotel Esprit St. Germain, Paris

Hotel Esprit Saint Germain has been designed along the lines of a private residence. Ideally situated in the heart of Paris, this is a very Parisian hotel– intimate, warm, five-star and stunningly designed with real loving care put into each of its 28 rooms and lounges. Clients are welcomed as if they were guests in a friend’s home with a personalized and dedicated service, enjoying complimentary drinks as they sit by the fireplace in the living room. The individually designed luxurious guest rooms and suites are a combination of stylish interior, leather, rich fabrics and warm colors with modern technology. Some rooms have original 18th century beams as well as either purple or green slate bathrooms.


Shangri-La Hotel, Paris

Originally built in 1896 as the home of Prince Roland Bonaparte – Napoleon’s grandnephew – Shangri-La Hotel, Paris, is situated in the elegant 16th arrondissement of Paris. Located amidst one of the highest concentrations of museums in the world, this historic residence features incredible views of the Eiffel Tower and Seine River, Les Invalides, the Louvre and Montmartre. Exclusive designer shops on the famed Avenue Montaigne and Avenue George V are also within easy reach. It all begins with the elegant Shangri-La Hotel, Paris, which is sure to enchant you.

Start City
Paris
End City
Paris
Cancellation Policy:

The cancellation policy is applicable to land, cruise, rail or jet prices, single supplements, intra-tour air, extension of journey, and custom arrangements. Written notice of cancellation must be received by mail, fax or e-mail within the time periods described below, and cancellation fees are payable as follows:

 

Escorted and Private Journeys without Rail or Cruise

  • 90 days or more before departure - $250 per person
  • 89 to 60 days before departure - 20% of journey cost
  • 59 to 30 days before departure - 50% of journey cost
  • 29 days or less and en route - 100% of journey cost

 

*Above cancellation fees do not include non-refundable items disclosed at time of confirmation.

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