Luxury France Tours

Best of Paris
(5 Days)

Discover Normandy
(6 Days)
D-Day Beaches, Mont Saint-Michel, Pays d'Auge, Honfleur & Deauville, Giverny

Luxuries of France
(11 Days)
Paris, Provence, Cote d'Azur

Best of Normandy & Paris
(9 Days)
D-Day Beaches, Mont Saint-Michel, Honfleur & Deauville, Giverny, Paris & Versailles

Highlights of Provence
(7 Days)
Avignon & Arles, Luberon Valley, Aix-en-Provence

Essence of France
(10 Days)
Loire Valley, Normandy & Mont Saint-Michel, Paris & Versailles

Family Tour of France
(12 Days)
Normandy, Paris & Versailles, Provence, Cote d'Azur

Provence & the French Riviera
(7 Days)
Luberon Valley & Avignon, Cote d'Azur

Paris, Chateaux & Wine
(9 Days)
Paris & Versailles, Loire Valley, Bordeaux with Saint-Emilion & Dordogne

France In Style
(13 Days)
Paris & Versailles or Giverny, Luberon Valley, Aix-en-Provence, Cote d'Azur

Romantic France
(11 Days)
Paris & Versailles, Provence, Cote d'Azur

Art Tour of France
(10 Days)
Paris & Versailles, Provence, Cote d'Azur

Biking Tour of France
(9 Days)
Paris & Versailles, Loire Valley, Bordeaux & Saint-Emilion

Journey Through France
(20 Days)
Paris, Normandy, Loire Valley, Bordeaux, Dordogne, Carcassonne, Provence, Cote d'Azur

Garden Tour of France
(8 Days)
Versailles, Loire Valley, Paris & Giverny

Culinary Tour of France
(8 Days)
Paris, Avignon, Aix-en-Provence

Paris, Burgundy & Champagne
(8 Days)
Paris, Dijon & Beaune, Reims & environs

France in Depth
(19 Days)
Normandy, Paris & Versailles, Champagne, Burgundy, Beaujolais, Provence, Cote d’Azur

Resorts of Southern France
(10 Days)
Provence, Cote d'Azur (Saint-Tropez & Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat)

Multi-country Tours

Family Tour of London, Paris & Rome
(10 Days)
London, Paris, Rome

Bordeaux to the Basque Country
(9 days)
Bordeaux, Biarritz, San Sebastian with Rioja & Bilbao

Paris & Morocco
(9 Days)
Paris, Atlas Mountains, Marrakesh

London & Paris
(9 Days)
London & environs, Paris & Versailles

Paris & Beirut
(8 Days )
Paris, Beirut, Byblos, Beiteddine Palace, Baalbek

Food & Wine Tour of France & Switzerland
(11 Days)
Paris, Reims & Champagne, Burgundy, Lausanne with Lavaux & Emmental

Amsterdam, Brussels & Paris
(10 Days)
Amsterdam with The Hague & Delft, Brussels with Ghent & Bruges, Paris & Versailles

France & Italy: Best of the Riviera
(7 Days)
Cote d'Azur, Portofino & Cinque Terre

London, Amsterdam & Paris
(12 days)
London & environs, Amsterdam & environs, Paris & Versailles

Food & Wine Tour of France & Switzerland

(11 Days - Departs Daily on a Private Basis)
Paris, Reims & Champagne, Burgundy, Lausanne with Lavaux & Emmental

This is the ultimate private culinary tour of France and Switzerland. It features private touring and tasting in some of the world's most important wine regions, visits to local food markets and specialty food purveyors, reservations at top restaurants serving authentic regional cuisine, in-depth cultural touring in each destination, and spectacular hotels.

Begin in Paris. With your sophisticated expert guide, enjoy a private culinary tour of the city according to your interests. Experience epicurean delights at local markets, pastry shops, cheese shops, chocolate stores, tea salons and more. Shop for specialty kitchen utensils, fine tableware and upscale table linens at leading French retailers. Also enjoy private cultural touring according to your interests. Tour the city's most interesting neighborhoods, such as exclusive Ile Saint-Louis, Montmartre or Le Marais, or perhaps see the art treasures of museums such as the Louvre, Musee d'Orsay, l'Orangerie, Centre Pompidou, Fondation Louis Vuitton and other major museums. Or visit smaller specialty museums off the beaten track. In the evenings, reservations will be made for you at favorite neighborhood bistros, refined brasseries and fine-dining restaurants serving traditional French haute cuisine and innovative contemporary gastronomy. Or, if desired, enjoy a reservation at one of the restaurants atop the Eiffel Tower.

Next, visit the Champagne wine region and stay at a magnificent manor surrounded by parkland in the heart of Reims, an ancient city with Roman roots. During touring along the Route du Champagne, visit top local wineries to tour cellars and sample wines. Also visit highlights of Reims such as Notre-Dame Cathedral, a masterpiece of Gothic Art and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and see Art Deco architecture throughout town.

Next, transfer to Burgundy (Bourgogne), and stay at a chateau hotel in the countryside. With your private driver-guide, tour the Burgundy wine region, explore the beautiful Cote d'Or vineyards, learn about Burgundy's unique terroir, and visit local cellars to sample top-quality wines made from Pinot Noir and Chardonnay grapes. One day, tour the historic center of Dijon, a city famous for delicious mustard and fine architecture. Also explore the well-preserved medieval center of Beaune—considered the capital of the Burgundy wine region—and perhaps purchase renowned local wines such as Chambertin, Romanee-Conti and Montrachet. Throughout touring in Burgundy, see a variety of structures and landscapes that together comprise a UNESCO World Heritage Site related to the history of wine production in the region.

Next, transfer to Lausanne, stopping en route to visit Chateau de Chillon, Switzerland's most interesting castle. Continue to Lausanne and the beautiful Lake Geneva region for a stay at the elegant Beau-Rivage Palace—one of the best luxury hotels in Switzerland—among lush parkland on the lakeshore. One day, take a private excursion with a sommelier to the Lavaux wine region, a UNESCO World Heritage Site of 800-year-old terraced vineyards that skirt the edge of Lake Geneva and offer dramatic views of the Alps. Artisans of Leisure will arrange for you to enjoy activities such as exclusive access to wine cellars for private wine tastings, visiting a medieval building among the vineyards, and a private chocolate-making experience at a local confectioner. Another day, enjoy a private excursion to Emmental. Tour a cheese-making facility and taste local cheeses, including the region's renowned Emmental cheese. Then, enjoy a private fondue cooking lesson and lunch. If desired, opt to hike in the beautiful surrounding valley, or perhaps stop in the medieval town of Gruyeres, also known for its delicious local cheese. Other nearby options include touring a renowned chocolate factory; visiting Chaplin's World, the former house and estate of Charlie Chaplin; exploring the Olympic Museum or the historic center of Lausanne; or spending time at the hotel's excellent spa, restaurants and leisure facilities.

Itinerary Overview
Day 1

Arrive Paris, France

Private arrival transfer to hotel for 3 nights

Day 2

Paris

Full-day private tour

Day 3

Paris

Half-day private culinary touring

Day 4

Paris – Reims

Private transfer to hotel for 2 nights. Afternoon private city tour

Day 5

Reims & Champagne

Full-day private excursion

Day 6

Champagne – Dijon – Burgundy

Private transfer to hotel for 2 nights, with touring en route

Day 7

Burgundy

Full-day private excursion

Day 8

Burgundy – Lausanne, Switzerland

Private transfer to hotel for 3 nights

Day 9

Lausanne & Lavaux wine region

Full-day private excursion

Day 10

Lausanne & Emmental

Full-day private excursion

Day 11

Lausanne – Depart Geneva

Private transfer to Geneva airport


Hotels
Paris:

Ritz Paris or Four Seasons Hotel George V

Champagne: Les Crayeres
Burgundy: Chateau de Vault de Lugny
Lausanne: Beau-Rivage Palace

Cost
$20,640 Per person (double occupancy)

Luxury France Tours

Best of Paris
(5 Days)

Discover Normandy
(6 Days)
D-Day Beaches, Mont Saint-Michel, Pays d'Auge, Honfleur & Deauville, Giverny

Luxuries of France
(11 Days)
Paris, Provence, Cote d'Azur

Best of Normandy & Paris
(9 Days)
D-Day Beaches, Mont Saint-Michel, Honfleur & Deauville, Giverny, Paris & Versailles

Highlights of Provence
(7 Days)
Avignon & Arles, Luberon Valley, Aix-en-Provence

Essence of France
(10 Days)
Loire Valley, Normandy & Mont Saint-Michel, Paris & Versailles

Family Tour of France
(12 Days)
Normandy, Paris & Versailles, Provence, Cote d'Azur

Provence & the French Riviera
(7 Days)
Luberon Valley & Avignon, Cote d'Azur

Paris, Chateaux & Wine
(9 Days)
Paris & Versailles, Loire Valley, Bordeaux with Saint-Emilion & Dordogne

France In Style
(13 Days)
Paris & Versailles or Giverny, Luberon Valley, Aix-en-Provence, Cote d'Azur

Romantic France
(11 Days)
Paris & Versailles, Provence, Cote d'Azur

Art Tour of France
(10 Days)
Paris & Versailles, Provence, Cote d'Azur

Biking Tour of France
(9 Days)
Paris & Versailles, Loire Valley, Bordeaux & Saint-Emilion

Journey Through France
(20 Days)
Paris, Normandy, Loire Valley, Bordeaux, Dordogne, Carcassonne, Provence, Cote d'Azur

Garden Tour of France
(8 Days)
Versailles, Loire Valley, Paris & Giverny

Culinary Tour of France
(8 Days)
Paris, Avignon, Aix-en-Provence

Paris, Burgundy & Champagne
(8 Days)
Paris, Dijon & Beaune, Reims & environs

France in Depth
(19 Days)
Normandy, Paris & Versailles, Champagne, Burgundy, Beaujolais, Provence, Cote d’Azur

Resorts of Southern France
(10 Days)
Provence, Cote d'Azur (Saint-Tropez & Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat)

Multi-country Tours

Family Tour of London, Paris & Rome
(10 Days)
London, Paris, Rome

Bordeaux to the Basque Country
(9 days)
Bordeaux, Biarritz, San Sebastian with Rioja & Bilbao

Paris & Morocco
(9 Days)
Paris, Atlas Mountains, Marrakesh

London & Paris
(9 Days)
London & environs, Paris & Versailles

Paris & Beirut
(8 Days )
Paris, Beirut, Byblos, Beiteddine Palace, Baalbek

Food & Wine Tour of France & Switzerland
(11 Days)
Paris, Reims & Champagne, Burgundy, Lausanne with Lavaux & Emmental

Amsterdam, Brussels & Paris
(10 Days)
Amsterdam with The Hague & Delft, Brussels with Ghent & Bruges, Paris & Versailles

France & Italy: Best of the Riviera
(7 Days)
Cote d'Azur, Portofino & Cinque Terre

London, Amsterdam & Paris
(12 days)
London & environs, Amsterdam & environs, Paris & Versailles

Testimonials

Our France tour was one of the best trips ever. Our guide and driver were superb. My Artisans of Leisure consultant is the queen of travel plans!
~ A.D., Hollis, NH

Wow! Artisans of Leisure has done it again! We experienced another sensational tour in France. Our accommodations were wonderful…I know it’s not just our good luck that we got upgraded. We can’t express our gratitude enough for the planning process, cooperation and the excellent implementation. We are huge fans!
~ M.G., Calgary, Canada

My clients’ Artisans of Leisure France tour is the talk of the town! Everything was absolutely perfect…it was the trip of a lifetime. I cannot recommend ANY travel planners or executors of travel plans more highly than Artisans of Leisure. You have extensive knowledge AND know-how.
~C.R. (travel agent), Nantucket, MA

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