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Paris needs no introduction. The City of Light is renowned for its fashion industry, art, philosophy, history, and romance.

Our Favorite Paris Tours

A Foodie Tour of Paris, Champagne & Bordeaux

10 Days | Premium | From $6,399 pp
Discover the French gastronomy on a tour of Paris and the Champagne and Bordeaux regions! Our local guides and producers will let you in on the secrets of the culinary specialties in France. This ...
Honeymoons & Romance, Wine & Food

A Historical and Cultural Escape to Paris

6 Days | Premium | From $3,599 pp
Explore pretty Paris in all its glory, take yourself back in time to learn about the rich history and artistic backround of Paris that has sculpted this city in to what it is today. One of the most ...
History & Culture

A Culinary Experience in Paris

6 Days | Luxury | From $6,899 pp
For foodies, this six day trip to Paris is a true delight. You'll experience the best of the City of Light with a focus on incredible foods. You'll enjoy private wine tastings and fabulous ...
Wine & Food

An Incredible Trip to the City of Light and Champagne

8 Days | Luxury | From $9,699 pp
Through exclusive museum visits, unique and catered luxury shopping experiences, and of course, fabulous Champagne tastings can be expected on this  magnificent tour that combines the best of Paris ...
Honeymoons & Romance, Wine & Food

An unforgettable Fashion and Art Trip to the City of Light

6 Days | Premium | From $7,099 pp
How Paris should be done! Escape to one of the fashion capitals of the world and experience first hand the true meaning of fashion and art. A city that has inspired many artists and designers for ...
History & Culture

An Exclusive and Unique Tour of Paris

5 Days | Excellence | From $36,299 pp
This five-day trip to Paris provides the best of the best in terms of services and experiences. Enjoy an exclusive backstage tour of the Opera Garnier including areas that are rarely seen by the ...
History & Culture

Exclusive Private Culinary Tour of Paris

6 Days | Premium | From $3699 pp
Eat your way through the City of lights and love, with completely private culinary tours. You'll become a master at making French Macarons, learn all about the celebrated markets, taste different ...
Wine & Food

Exclusive Private Tour of Paris

6 Days | Premium | From $4,399 pp
This tour is for those looking for the crème de la crème of luxury Parisian experiences. Enjoy a private guided tour of Paris and the Château of Versailles. Eat your way through the ...
Wine & Food

Family Trip to Paris

7 Days | Premium | From $3,399 pp
Discover the highlights of Paris that will be a fun and interactive experience for you and your whole family. You'll tour the city of light in a vintage car, have a memorable scavenger hunt at the ...
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Food and Wine Lovers Tour of Paris and Bordeaux

7 Days | Premium | From $4,199 pp
Taste your way through Bordeaux and the City of Light. Visit famous bakeries and try the best pain and pâtisserie with a private guide. Discover why Chef Alain Ducasse is one of France’s finest ...
Wine & Food

Luxury Trip to Paris, Normandy, and Loire Valley

12 days | Luxury | From $14,899 pp
This luxury tour mixes the must-sees with gourmet stops. Visit the simply unmissable Château de Chambord and Château de Chenonceau. Visit the royal town of Amboise, and taste Loire Valley wines ...
History & Culture, Honeymoons & Romance, Wine & Food

Romantic and Exclusive Trip to Paris

5 Days | Excellence | On Request
Explore Paris in awe through a five day glamorous and romantic journey. Be privileged to enjoy private dinners in spots of high demand through the ins and outs of the city of love . Enjoy a beautiful ...
Honeymoons & Romance

The Splendor of the City of Light and Discovery of Normandy

10 days | Premium | From $6,299 pp
This trip offers the perfect blend of Paris and the Normandy region. You'll see the highlights of the City of Light including a full-day private guided tour of the city with the Louvre Museum, take a ...
History & Culture, Wine & Food

The Best of Paris in a Week

6 Days | Luxury | From $7,099 pp
Experience the best of the City of Light in a week including exclusive tours of the Louvre Museum, Orsay Museum, and Marie Antoinette's private apartments at Versailles. You'll also have the ...
History & Culture, Honeymoons & Romance

Unique Experience of the Highlights of Paris

6 Days | Excellence | From $14,399 pp
Explore the city of Lights through its most world renowned features. From its passion and inspiration, to art in the louvre and the opera, to the exquisite, elegant and timeless parisian style that ...
History & Culture

Wintertime in the City of Lights

5 Days | Premium | From $2,999 pp
Paris, City of Light, is never more stunning than at night when she truly lives up to her name. With illuminated avenues and spot-lit monuments, Paris takes on a fairy-tale dimension. The city ...
Wine & Food

Paris in Depth

Get to know Paris

Located in north-central France, it is one of the world’s most visited cities. From the Eiffel Tower to the Sacré-Coeur, the Arc de Triomphe to the Centre Pompidou, this city does not lack for emblematic monuments. Spend a day wandering around the picturesque Haussmann boulevards, lined with quaint cafés and trendy boutiques, lose yourself in the Louvre and Orsay Museum masterpieces. Go out for a night on the town. A boat ride down the Seine past the sparkling Eiffel Tower is a particularly memorable way to see the City of Light. 

Paris view of Seine

Around every corner, you’ll run into open-air food markets and find the fresh aroma of bread wafts from authentic boulangeries. Whether you are interested in French cuisine or classical architecture, the art scene or the buzzing nightlife, Paris is one of the world’s must-see capitals. 

History

Inhabited by the Celtic Parisii tribe as early as the 3rd century BCE, by the Middle Ages, Paris was the largest city in Europe. It was an important religious and commercial center. Gothic architecture was born here. With its Sorbonne University, Paris was one of the principal centers of learning in Europe. The Renaissance brought royal wealth, revitalizing the city and bringing magnificent structures such as the Hotel les Invalides and Château de Versailles. Paris was at the center of the French Revolution in 1789 when the people overthrew the monarchy to create the short-lived First Republic. The capital alternated between glory and suffering during the turbulent 19th and 20th centuries. Today it is one of the most visited cities in the world.

Versailles view of palace and fountain

Cuisine

French cuisine is famed for a reason. Paris features the best regional French cuisine and modern chefs working at the top of their game. Indulge in a foodie experience in its 101 Michelin-star establishments. The city also boasts four restaurants appearing on the 2019 World’s 50 Best Restaurant List. Alain Passard and Jessica Préalpato, winners of the Chef’s Choice Award 2019 and World’s Best Pastry Chef 2019, work in Paris. On a smaller budget, you’ll find fantastic regional bistros and international restaurants throughout the city.

restaurant in Paris, France

Logistics:

When to go: Paris can be enjoyed at any time of the year. Summer brings long days in which to explore the city, but spring and fall are lovely with fewer visitors and comfortable temperatures. Summer brings La Fête de la Musique on June 21, when the whole city is transformed into an open-air concert. Bastille Day, on July 14, is the city’s biggest summer celebration with fireworks and parades fill the city in celebration of its National Day. Christmas is a magical time to visit the City of Love. Try regional specialties or shop for souvenirs at the Les Halles Christmas market or La Magie de Noël in the Tuileries Garden.

By Plane: Most visitors will arrive via the Charles de Gaulle airport. Reach center city Paris via the RER B commuter train, taxi, or with a driver.

Some flights (mostly domestic and low-cost operators) use the Paris Orly airport.

By Train: Paris is the central hub for France’s railroad system. When traveling to Paris from anywhere in France, there is likely to be a direct line. There are international connections too including London, Brussels, and Amsterdam.

What to eat and drink:

Cheese: France’s great cheeses are all widely available in Paris. Don’t hesitate to ask for help in at a cheese shop or restaurant. For something very local try Brie de Melun or Brie de Meaux two AOP appellation cheeses made in the surrounding  Île-de-France region.

Brie cheese of Paris, France

Wine and Beer: The Île-de-France once had a rich history of winegrowing, but its vineyards were decimated by phylloxera in the 19th century. Some of those vineyards are part of the Champagne region today, while others are part of a revitalization of the winegrowing there today.

Connoisseurs enjoy access to all of the great French wines in Paris. If you wish to see a vineyard the Loire Valley, Champagne, and Burgundy are all possible to visit on a day trip.

If you prefer beer, Paris’ booming craft beer scene is France’s best with new breweries popping up all of the time.

craft beer in Paris

Experience Paris

Art

Paris has long been a hub for artists, attracting the likes of Van Gogh, Picasso, Dali, Monet, Rodin, and Renoir, to name but a few. Visitors can enjoy dozens of fantastic galleries and museums throughout the city. The transcendent Louvre Museum, ... Show More »Paris has long been a hub for artists, attracting the likes of Van Gogh, Picasso, Dali, Monet, Rodin, and Renoir, to name but a few. Visitors can enjoy dozens of fantastic galleries and museums throughout the city. The transcendent Louvre Museum, ...

Paris has long been a hub for artists, attracting the likes of Van Gogh, Picasso, Dali, Monet, Rodin, and Renoir, to name but a few. Visitors can enjoy dozens of fantastic galleries and museums throughout the city. The transcendent Louvre Museum, takes days to explore fully. Among its impressive collection are DaVinci’s Mona Lisa and antique masterpieces like the Venus de Milo and the Winged Victory of Samothrace. The Musée d’Orsay’s phenomenal impressionist works and the Centre Georges Pompidou prominent modern art collection, make Paris a must-see for art aficionados. Those interested in photography, modern art, or performance art have a seemingly endless range of options to explore.

Nightlife

Paris comes alive once the sun goes down. Do as the Parisians and start with a nice restaurant meal before exploring the City of Light’s after-dinner options. Go to the theatre or dance the night away in one of the city’s eclectic clubs. A ... Show More »Paris comes alive once the sun goes down. Do as the Parisians and start with a nice restaurant meal before exploring the City of Light’s after-dinner options. Go to the theatre or dance the night away in one of the city’s eclectic clubs. A ...

Paris comes alive once the sun goes down. Do as the Parisians and start with a nice restaurant meal before exploring the City of Light’s after-dinner options. Go to the theatre or dance the night away in one of the city’s eclectic clubs. A well-known draw is the Moulin Rouge Cabaret, whose shows boast hundreds of dancers, elaborate costumes, and a giant aquarium. A ballet at the Palais Opéra Garnier is a treat. Music lover will find live music any night of the week. Those looking for an after dinner drink will want for nothing. You will find bars featuring France’s great wines, its emerging craft beer scene, and creative cocktails. 

Versailles

Resplendent Versailles is a reminder of France’s aristocratic past. The colossal palace has more than 700 rooms and 3 square miles (800 hectares) of perfectly manicured gardens and sumptuous fountains. It was famously the home of Louis XVI and ... Show More »Resplendent Versailles is a reminder of France’s aristocratic past. The colossal palace has more than 700 rooms and 3 square miles (800 hectares) of perfectly manicured gardens and sumptuous fountains. It was famously the home of Louis XVI and ...

Resplendent Versailles is a reminder of France’s aristocratic past. The colossal palace has more than 700 rooms and 3 square miles (800 hectares) of perfectly manicured gardens and sumptuous fountains. It was famously the home of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette, though royals frequented the palace for two centuries before them. No expense was spared in its construction. At the time of construction mirrors incredibly expensive luxury items, hence the iconic Hall of Mirrors. Walking through the excessive luxury offers a window into the life of the royals during the French Renaissance.

 

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