Wednesday, April 2, 2014

French Gateway

Autumn 2014
Please join us in Paris for a French Getaway!

Only six available spaces
Would you like to learn to incorporate Parisian “je ne sais quoi” into your own life? And maybe you'd like blend in while in France, rather than sticking out like many tourists
do. Traveling in Paris w/out speaking the language can make for a difficult and frustrating experience! So... spend a week with us learning to live à la française and you'll be sure to connect with France (and “zee” French) on a different level. You'll feel more Parisian than ever. Oh là là!!!

What: French Getaway
When: October 12-18, 2014
Where: Paris, France
How many spaces: 6
Cost: $2,950 per person, based on double occupancy

  • We'll meet you at the airport and transport you to/from the hotel. You'll avoid confusion & long lines for Taxis.
  • Champagne Welcoming Party at the hotel.
  • 7 days/6 nights in an elegant Left Bank “hôtel particulier” (Meaning that it's similar to a stately Parisian Home/Chateau tucked away in the heart of the city.)
  • One Afternoon tea-time in a French Salon de the (Tea Salon)
  • One diner in romantic setting restaurant
  • Patisserie-Chocolaterie “Crawl”. We'll take you on an exciting tour of our favorite spots and we'll conclude with a tasting.
  • French Etiquette lessons from native Parisians
  • French Market Excursion
  • Night Cruise along the Seine (This is the best & most romantic way to see the beautiful City of Lights)
  • Inclusive breakfasts each morning in the hotel
  • Metro Pass
  • Arc de Triomphe excursion (one of the largest monuments in Paris)
  • Versailles Countryside excursion (The apex of French arts, architecture, and landscape architecture. Louis XIV spared no expense in showing the world the magnificence of his kingdom.)
  • Musée Rodin Excursion. Gorgeous museum dedicated to the works of French sculptor Auguste Rodin
  • Chef's/ Cooking Supplies Tour. We will bring you to the stores where Parisian chefs buy their tools
  • Wine Tasting/ We will taste wines from some main regions of France and discuss w/each other in an intimate setting
  • We'll dine together (no-host) each evening in a variety of French restaurant

What this Does Not Include:
  • Airfare to/from Paris
  • Lodging outside of the 6 nights in Paris

  • Meals and alcoholic beverages not mentioned
  • Personal expenses
  • Optional activities: Monuments not specified, cooking classes, shopping....
  • Passport fees
  • Travel (or other) Insurance