We offer a large selection of tours departing from Paris and can arrange overnight stays in some of the most beautiful regions of France such as the Champagne,Loire Valley, Burgundy, Normandy, Provence and Lyon. We can also help you plan a trip to include London, Rome, Venice, Florence and Barcelona.
London is one of the most interesting cities in the world with thousands of year of history in every direction. The only problem is that the city is immense so seeing the city with a knowledgeable driver guide is very useful.
Our London site is not currently up yet but we have unique offers and great guides at your disposal.
For those who are looking for that something a little extra these experiences are for you. Each is customized to your interests.
Whether you want a gourmet tour of Paris followed by a cooking lesson or a 2 day tour of French Art in Paris and in London we can organize it for you.
For couples we can also organize prestige sedan to accompany your private guides to give you maximum stress free comfort.
Private paris by car with a licensed guide / driver allow you to see more of the city. These are the basic itineraries but they can be changed if you wish - even on en route.
Romantic Sunset Tour by Prestige Car with Champange
See Paris by night for 2 hours in a prestige sedan (Peugeot 607 or equivalent) with your personal driver and local guide who will explain what you see as you see the City of Lights. For those who have been to Paris before you can request to visit some of the more out of the Place areas. And, that's not all because you guide will bring along a bottle of Champagne for you to enjoy en route.
Helicopter Ride and Lunch at Vaux de Cernay Abbey
In the heart of the Rambouillet national forest, Abbey Vaux de Cernay is a place of enchantment. Absolutely ideal to entertain you loved one, discover the magnificent dining rooms and have a great Sunday brunch - after lunch take a promenade around the exquisite estate, sty for tea if you wish and return by private transfer in the afternoon. Transfers, Brunch and Flight 475E pp
American Influence in Paris Morning Tour + Lunch at Maison Blanche (voted number one Power Lunch restaurant in the world by Forbes)
Americans and Paris is a love affair where both parties have come out for the better. The American Revolution, greatly inspired by French writers, sent her heroes to give hope to the French. Writers and artists have flocked to Paris to be inspired and have, hence, built upon the city’s lore. American music has and still does today shake the club scene. American influence is tightly wrapped into the history of Paris! Join us as we follow in the footsteps of Americans from Ben Franklin to Ernest Hemmingway.
French Revolution Morning Tour + Lunch at Tour d'Argent
The morning of July 14, 1789 marked the beginning of a new era in French history as fire and smoke As rose up from the ashes of the Bastille. As the citizens of France stormed the medieval prison crying “Vive la Revolution!”, the embers of a republic began to grow. And as the guillotine worked feverishly from morning till night sending devout royalists to their death, the long bloodline of corrupt kings was extinguished with the beheading of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette. Join us as we follow in the footsteps of the revolutionaries and discover the re-birth of Paris as a city free from monarchy yet fraught with chaos.
The Worlds Fair and Spirit of Hope + Lunch at the Eiffel Tower
Imagine the excitement as the Eiffel Tower was unveiled for the first time in front of cheering crowds. Completed on May 6th, 1889 for the grand opening of the Paris World Fair, it was one of the greatest architectural achievements of the century. Standing taller than any other building, it highlighted to the world that the glorious City of Lights was on the edge of modernity. And with some of the most magnificent structures surrounding it, such as The opulent Opera Garnier, the grand Arch de Triomphe with it's detailed sculptures, the extravagant Alexander III bridge and the wondrous Grand Palais with it's groundbreaking glass roof, it enhanced the feelings of hope and prosperity of the time. You too will be a part of the grandeur of Paris as you see these sites and more.
The Chateau and Gardens of Versailles is one of the most prestigious UNESCO World Heritage Site. No first time trip to Paris is complete without it a visit here. Versailles can be combined with Chartres, Vaux le Vicomte & Giverny
By Road and by Air
After pick up at your Paris accommodation, your private guide will give you an introduction to the history of Versailles. You will have a personally guided visit of the chateau (Grands Apartments). Visit of the Parc ( stop at the Grand Canal), the Grand Trianon (stop), the Petit Trianon and the hamlet of the Queen Marie-Antoinette. Visit of the gardens. In the summer, you will be able to visit the famous Fountain Show.
After lunch your guide will drive you to the heliport for a 30 minute tour of the Valley de Chevreuse and its amazing castles and beauty.
Horse Show and visit to the Trianons and Marie-Antoinette's Hameau
Horse practice show in the Royal Stables The morning begins with a visit to a practice session of the horses in the Royal stables. This will be followed by a visit of the Royal Apartments and and a fabulous lunch will be reserved on the grounds of Versailles followed by a visit of the Gardens and the Groves (Ball Room, Colonnade, Encelade, Bath of Apollo , Arc de Triomphe, Neptune etc) on foot or by bike.
After lunch you will visit to the Grand Trianon (visit), Petit Trianon (visit) and Hamlet of the Queen Marie-Antoinette (visit).
Requite your passion for Impressionist art in Monet's famous home and gardens in Giverny, If you have time take the day and visit the famous Cathedrals he painted in Rouen and the Musee des Beaux Arts.
Half Day Tour - 5hrs :
On the way from Paris, introduction to the life and work of Claude Monet. Guided visit of the Gardens and house of Monet. Coffee and cake at the café Baudy (the residence of so many American painters, Whistler, Metcalf, Robinson, Sargent, Mary Cassatt as well as Renoir and Cezanne)
On your return, you will drive along the Route des Crêtes where you enjoy an exceptional panorama over the Seine valley, you will see a watchtower of the 9th Century built at the time of the Viking's Invasion, the chateau of La Roche Guyon that became Erwin Rommel's headquarter during World War II, the village of Vetheuil where Monet spent the 3 hardest years of his life, Mantes la Jolie and its 12th Century gothic cathedral, before reaching the highway back to Paris.
On the way back we will stop for a cider and goat cheese tasting.
Afternoon option to visit Chateau de Versailles
After lunch in a famous cafe in Giverny, you will have a personally guided visit of the chateau's Grands Apartments and short visit of the gardens.
During our tours we present the entire process of creating the magic that is Champagne, the legends, traditions and culture behind it. We visit both large and small producers and arrange tastings which show you the difference between either regions, specific producers or grape varieties.
Grand Tour - Reims & Epernay
A 10 hour tour which includes tours and tastings in 2 large prestigious cellars and a tastings in Hautvilliers to pay a tribute to Dom Perignon. En route you visit the spectacular gothic cathedral of Reims where the kings of France were crowned and if time you will see the 25 meter high statue of Pope Urban II
On this tour you will taste the difference and learn how to identify different Champagne styles. You will be guided by a driver/sommelier who will give you insight into the different grape varieties and lead you on a journey of discovery into the heart of Champagne. These tours are for those wanting in depth expertise at hand, multiple tastings or interested in purchasing.
Pilgrims have been coming here for a thousand years, and today's tourist follow the same narrow walkway to the Abbey. Join us on a magical journey.
Le Mont St Michel - Long Day Tour
You driver will pick you up early and you head through Normandy to the ramparted Gothic monastery of Le Mont Saint Michel. Surrounded by dangerous moving sands, linked to the mainland by a dike, this "Marvel of the Occident" is unique in the world.
Your private guide will take you into the Abbey, which built on a rocky islet, and which was principally a major cultural and pilgrimage centre during the middle ages. You will have time time to wanted the narrow streets before lunch. After lunch you have a choice of visiting the lovely Dinan or Rennes or the castle at Fougeres.
Beyond the Orne are the Landing Beaches of World War II, the 'Mother-of-Pearl' coast and the Cotentin peninsula. Allied forces landed on the coast of Calvados and Manche, D-Day, 6 June 1944. 2004 was the 60th Anniversary of the D-Day Landings and many events were organized to commemorate the event.
D-Day Beaches - Long Day Tour
A visit to the Landing Beaches is a moving experience. After a long driver you start the day at Arromanches to visit the remains of the artificial harbour and if you wish watch the documentary, "the Price of Freedom", at a 360 degree movie theater. Then on to Longues sur Mer to see the canons and bunkers of Longues before lunch in Port en Bessin
After lunch you will visit the American Cemetery at Colleville, then drive to Omaha beach to see the remains of the German bunkers.
The day ends at Pointe du Hoc, visually the most impressive spot of the Landing Beaches before returning to Paris.
Discover the great Chateaux of the Loire Valley departing from Paris or the city of Tours & Amboise. Or for those interested in wine we will stop for a wine tasting or can even provide a full day of vineyard visit and wine tasting to discover the wide range of wines produced in the Garden of France.
Loire Castles & Wine - Long Day Tour
Its a long drive to the Loire so it is an early pick up at your hotel or apartment. We then drive along the Loire towards Chenonceau for a guided visit of the "château of the Dames" followed by a gourmet lunch nearby.
After lunch a guided visit of Clos Luce the last residence of Leonardo da Vinci and the gardens where the inventions of this genius are displayed. or a visit of Amboise Castle symbol of a new style of architecture: the French Renaissance.
On the way back we'll stop for a short wine tasting before an outside visit to Chambord, François I's dream château (the largest château in France before the Palace of Versailles was built) to see Leonardo de Vinci's double spiral staircase and the exceptional top floor terrace.
Chantilly Chateau and its famous Condé Museum is France’s leading private picture collection and second-leading collection of classical paintings after the Louvre. Renowned as one of the finest in the world is the Grand Stables and home to one of the last Chinese Monkey Rooms in the world.
Chantilly - Afternoon Tour
The castle's history is long and impressive. Among its former residents were the enormously wealthy High Constable Anne de Montmorency (chief minister to Francis I and Henry II), and the Grand Conde, a military genius who hosted Louis XIV for a three-day feast and theatrical in 1671 that was dramatized in the film Vatel starring Uma Thurman and Gerard Depardieu.
Not only does Chantilly boast furniture that was once commissioned by Marie-Antoinette and Louis XVI, but also almost 1,000 Old Master paintings. The living horse museum is harbored in the world's most beautiful stables. The Grand Stables of the Princes de Condee, architectural master piece of the XVIIIth century, is situated on a unique site, facing the Chateau on one side and the hippodrome on the other.
In the afternoon you will visit Vatel's kitchen for a tasting of Chantilly Cream.
Chantilly & Senlis or Medieval Abbeys - Full Day Tour
En route to Chantilly, you can visit Senlis is an exquisite little town, with narrow cobbled streets, ancient buildings and beautiful churches
The old town is a preserved area, where efforts have been made to preserve and restore the built heritage, some buildings dating back to the XIIth century. A number of films and costume dramas have been shot here.
Lunch in Senlis or Chateau near Chantilly before your afternoon visit which can include a visit to the horse show in the Living Horse Museum.
Discover the splendors created by Le Vau, Le Brun and Le Nôtre for the Finance Steward Nicolas Fouquet, who gave Louis XIV the idea to build Versailles, and at the same time who was punished for its insolence. That anyone other than his royal self could own such a splendor could not be tolerated by the Sun King.
Vaux Candlelight & Gastronomique Dinner - Evening Tour
A visit to Vaux le Vicomte with private guide and vision of the chateau illuminated by 2000 candles is extraordinary experience. While the candles are lit, your guide will driver you to a Michelin star gastronomic restaurant for a a romantic dinner. After dinner you will return to the gardens for Champagne on the lawn.
Fontainebleau & Ballooning - Overnight Tour
Visit Fontainebleau castle, the royal residence from the 12th century, hunting lodge of Francois I and Napoleon Bonaparte's abdication. In the afternoon, a hot air balloon will gently carry you over the wonderful landscape.