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

Art Tour of France

(10 Days - Departs Daily on a Private Basis)
Paris & Versailles, Provence, Cote d’Azur

France is a wonderful destination for culture lovers, and this private art tour of France is the best way to experience some of the most memorable masterpieces of French art and architecture. It combines the sophistication of Paris with the inspiring light, landscapes and lifestyle of the South of France.

Begin in Paris, one of the great art cities of the world. During flexible private touring with your expert art guide, visit the most interesting museums and cultural sites according to your interests. Suggested options include the Louvre, Musee d’Orsay, L'Orangerie, Rodin Museum, Musee Marmottan Monet, Centre Pompidou, Guimet Museum, Institut du Monde Arabe, Fondation Louis Vuitton, Notre Dame, Sainte-Chapelle, the Eiffel Tower, the former artist colony of Montmartre, and the Luxembourg and Tuileries gardens. Other private touring options include visiting specialty chocolate shops, cheese shops and bakeries; walking through the exclusive residential streets on Ile St-Louis, the old Jewish quarter in the Marais, or the medieval streets of the Latin Quarter; visiting hidden gardens and parks; and shopping for antiques in flea markets or haute couture in fashionable boutiques.

One day, enjoy a private excursion to Versailles. Tour Louis XIV’s opulent palace, extensive gardens, the town's historic covered market and other highlights such as Le Petit Trianon, and Hameau de la Reine, the mock hamlet created for Marie-Antoinette.

Continue to Chateau La Coste, a beautiful vineyard and winery in the Provence countryside with outstanding contemporary architecture by Jean Nouvel, Tadao Ando and Frank Gehry, and a renowned collection of art by Louise Bourgeois, Andy Goldsworthy and other artists. Stay at Villa La Coste, a luxury hotel and spa among the vineyards. Also enjoy regional touring to see art and architecture highlights in Arles or Aix-en-Provence.

Conclude on the beautiful Cote d’Azur with a stay at a luxurious resort overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. During private touring, visit the art highlights of the region, such as the Chapelle du Rosaire de Vence (Matisse Chapel), Fondation Maeght (including a dining reservation at legendary La Colombe d'Or), the Prince’s Palace, and villas in Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat such as Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild.  Also explore interesting towns along the waterfront and in the hills of the French Riviera and Monaco, such as Nice, Cannes, Eze, Saint-Paul de Vence, Antibes and Monte-Carlo. Also stroll along waterside promenades, sample local culinary specialties, and browse markets such as the flower and antiques markets in Nice. Another option is a full-day excursion to Fondation Carmignac, a private art collection on a bucolic island in the Mediterranean. We can also arrange special interest activities such as learning to make your own perfume at a workshop in Grasse, chartered boat excursions, wine tasting, biking and more. During leisure time, enjoy your luxury resort and its beach club.

Itinerary Overview
Day 1

Arrive Paris

Private arrival transfer to hotel for 4 nights

Day 2

Paris

Full-day private city tour
Day 3

Paris

Half-day private city tour with an art expert

Day 4

Paris & Versailles

Full-day private excursion to Versailles
Day 5

Paris – Aix-en-Provence

Private transfer to station for train to Provence. Private arrival transfer to hotel for 2 nights. Afternoon at leisure to enjoy the art and winery at hotel

Day 6

Aix-en-Provence

Private touring

Day 7

Aix-en-Provence – Cote d'Azur

Private tour of Aix-en-Provence en route to hotel for 3 nights

Day 8

Cote d’Azur

Full-day private excursion to local villas, gardens, art highlights and markets
Day 9

Cote d’Azur

Private tour of Monte Carlo and/or other towns with top museums and art sites

Day 10

Depart Nice

Private airport transfer

Hotels
Paris:

Ritz Paris or Four Seasons Hotel George V

Aix-en-Provence: Villa La Coste
Cote d'Azur:

Four Seasons Grand-Hotel du Cap-Ferrat or Hotel du Cap Eden Roc


Cost
$24,065 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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