2019 Experiences

Centeral, North, Paris, Provence, South, West

So what is next – Come explore and experience France:

With the April, May, August and Sept 2018 trip all wrapped up, so much fun, I am ready to take you on your small group private 2019 France experience ! Maximum is 4 people per group per experience. 

January 2019 – Paris and Surrounding Experience 

Join me on a special experience of Paris in the Winter! Twice a year France’s best fashion puts all its merchandise on sale! It is a serious shoppers’ heaven.wp_20141025_16_51_02_pro

Come shop high fashion, trends, or perfumes at the best small boutiques or large stores, then stroll the streets of Paris in January. Paris is beautiful anytime, but January is for the locals! You can choose to shop, hop around museums, explore monuments without the lines, or seat at a café and people watch.  This 8 night/9 days tip will explore the city of lights during the day and night, where you:

  • walk the narrow cobble stone streets of Marais and wide streets of Champs Elyse.
  • visit 4 museums and marvel at the some of the best French art.
  • dine at resturants void of tourists and hear the romantic and beautiful French language. parisfog2017-copy-copy-copy

First or fifth time in Paris, there is always a street or two with amazing view of Eiffel Tower. If you love architecture, Paris offers plenty. We will explore some famous streets and stop and marvel at the Art Deco beauties that are all around the area! During one of the day trip options, you will walk in the footsteps of the Royals of Versailles and the next day indulge in the flavors of the ancient pastries and Chocolates favored by Marie Antoinette!  Paris, city of love and light with 10 Million habitants has maintained its beauty over centuries and offers you a unique experience in every corner!

JANUARY PORTION OF THE PARIS EXPERIENCE is now complete. 

Pricing:

3 Star Style Package- $2999*

  • 8 nights in an Apt in the Marais district of Paris that is: comfortable with all the basic amenities, your own bed, and shared bathroom with other fellow travelers
  • All breakfasts
  • 4 lunches including a beautiful 1 Michelin star resturant experience. All meals include one glass of local wine
  • All entry fees to the museums and sights
  • 3 Dinners at local resturants
  • 3 dinners from local market and cooked at home as a group
  • Local Transportation – the French Metro and occasional Uber
  • Day trip to Versailles

4 Star Style Package- $3999*

  • 8 nights in a beautiful Apartment in the high-end neighborhood of 8, 17 or 16 Arrondissment of Paris, with hotel style beds and furnishing. Great amenities, you own bedroom, two or more bathroom for all travelers to share
  • All breakfasts
  • 4 lunches at Michelin Guide resturants, including one lunch at one of the most beloved 2 Michelin star resturants featured in Mid-night in Paris movie! All meals include one glass of local wine
  • All entry fees to the museums and sights
  • 3 Dinners at local resturants, including 1 dinner at a Michelin Guide resturant
  • 2 dinners from local market and cooked at home as a group
  • Cooking class with a Grand Chef
  • Local Transportation- Uber and occasional Metro
  • Day trip to Versailles and to Champagne where you will visit an exclusive Private Biodynamic Domaine

*Economy basic class flight if booked 4 months in advance; Price is based on Seattle to Paris on Iceland Air ONLY. Otherwise the package price will vary according to the best Airfare, class, and departure location.

Interested? Submit this simple form and you will be contacted within 24 hours. 

June 2019 – Marseille and Provence Villages February 2019

Join me on a special exploration of Anthony Bourdains’ favorite France city, Marseille and the classic villages of Peter Myles Provence in the Winter. Tourist are all gone, locals hang out at the cafes, fishermen display and share their daily catch at the port of Marseille while listening to the famous mistral wind pass by themMarseille! We will indulge in the tradition of eating Bouillabaisse and for those who can drink the Pastis! We will explore the beautiful Byzantine style cathedrals of Marseille and marvel in the art collection of the fortress Mucee. From Marseille we will take day trips and explore some of the most charming and historical provincial village. Imagine walking in the footsteps of the great artist Vincent Van Gogh, Cezanne, and Mr. Provence – author Peter Mayle! This 8 night/9 days tip will explore the most accessible and friendly cities of the south of France, while giving you a taste of Provincial living.

Pricing:

3 Star Style Package- $2899*

  • 8 nights in an Apartment in the Panier district of Marseille that is: comfortable with all the basic amenities, your own bed, and shared bathroom with other fellow travelers
  • All breakfasts
  • 4 lunches including a beautiful 1 Michelin star resturant experience. All meals include one glass of local wine
  • All entry fees to the museums and sights – including a boat trip on the meditraniane to see the famous Chateau d ’IF
  • 3 Dinners at local resturants
  • 3 dinners from local market and cooked at home as a group
  • Cooking classes with locals
  • Local Transportation – the TGV from Paris to Marseille and local metro/buses with occasional Uber
  • Day trip to Aix-en-Provence and Arles

4 Star Style Package- $3899*

  • 8 nights in a high-end neighborhood Apartment with hotel style beds and furnishing. Great amenities, you own bedroom, two or more bathroom for all travelers to share
  • All breakfasts
  • 4 lunches at Michelin Guide resturants, including one lunch at one of Anthony Bourdain’s favorites! All meals include one glass of local wine
  • All entry fees to the museums and sights – includes a boat trip on the meditraniane sea to visit the marvelous Calanques
  • 3 Dinners at local resturants, including one dinner at a Michelin Guide resturant
  • 2 dinners from local market and cooked at home as a group
  • Cooking class with a Grand Chef near Avignon (transportation included)
  • Local Transportation – the TGV from Paris to Marseille with Uber and occasional Metro
  • Day trip to Aix-en-Provence, Arles, Lourmarin, and Wine Tasting at an Organic small vineyard. And a visit to a WW II historical surprise site along the way

*Economy basic class flight if booked 4 months in advance; Price is based on Seattle to Paris on Iceland Air ONLY. Otherwise the package price will vary according to the best class Airfare and departure location.

Interested? Submit this simple form and you will be contacted within 24 hours. 

July 2019- Paris and Surroundings, West Coast of France

West Coast of Brittany and Normandy

Planned for June/July of 2019- pricing to be determined.

Part I- 10 days-  5 days in Paris and Surroundings, then 5 days to explore the beautiful and one of a kind Brittany and Normandy experience, see the breathtaking coast and visit some of the charming villages and historical Chateaux.  Indulge in coastal hospitality, eat freshly caught seafood, the famous cheeses of Normandie, taste the wine and ciders, take a cooking class or two, and bask in the history and architecture of the Western France!

More info will be added in March 2019.

Interested? Contact us today to reserve your spot:

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