The Ultimate French Honeymoon - 11 Days
Day 1 : Paris – Dinner Cruise
Arrive at Paris airport. Private transfer to the 4 star Royal Garden Hotel or similar, on the Champs Elysees. Check in at the hotel. In the evening, enjoy a private gastronomic dinner cruise on the most luxurious boat on the Seine River. Overnight.
Day 2 : Paris – Private City Tour
After breakfast your private car or mini- van, with driver guide, will take you to visit the most important monuments and sites: Notre Dame Cathedral, Opera, Garnier's House, Place Vendôme, Champs-Elysées Avenue, Arc de Triomphe, Invalides. Access the 2nd level of the Eiffel Tower, and then enjoy a 1 hour day cruise along the River Seine.
In the evening, stroll along the various cafes on the Champs Elysees and enjoy dinner and drinks at the famous restaurant Chez Clement. Return to the hotel. Overnight.
Day 3 : Paris – Versailles – Lido Show with dinner
After breakfast, drive to Versailles in a private car or mini-van, with driver guide, to visit Versailles' Palace. See the State Apartments, Hall of Mirrors on your own with audio guide. Also see the beautiful gardens. Return to your hotel.
Enjoy an unforgettable evening at one of the most famous Parisian shows, the Lido. Start this dream evening by savoring a delicious dinner there. If you are in the mood, dance to the music of the Lido Orchestra before enjoying the wonderful 'Bonheur Show'. Emotion, excitement and sensuality are the key ingredients in this super production composed of international artists, machinery and special effects. Overnight.
Day 4: Paris - Loire Valley
After breakfast, drive down in a private car or mini-van with driver guide, to the Loire Valley castle country. Check in at the charming Hôtel Domaine de Beauvois in the Loire Valley, west of Tours. This very imposing manor dating from the 16th and 18th centuries is surrounded by a 140-hectare park and faces Lake Briffaut. Nature reigns supreme here. You will appreciate the cuisine in this attractive, refined and comfortable private hotel, whether it is served in the stylish dining rooms or on the terrace.
In the evening enjoy an exclusive candlelight dinner on the terrace specially arranged for you. Overnight.
Day 5 : Loire Valley – Amboise & Chenonceau Chateaux visit
Breakfast. Enjoy a full day guided tour of the Châteaux of Amboise and Chenonceau. Amboise, the most Italian of the Loire Valley châteaux, was the last residence of Léonardo da Vinci. The château features an impressive collection of Gothic and Renaissance furniture. Proceed to Vouvray for a short visit and wine tasting. Visit the Château of Chenonceau, also Called "Château des Dames." Built on the river Cher, Chenonceau is the Loire Valley's finale, with its remarkable architecture and its collections of fine quality. Drive back to Hotel Domaine de Beauvois. Overnight.
Day 6 : Loire Valley – TGV to Chamonix
After breakfast, check out and depart by private car or mini-van with driver guide, for a visit to Tours city and the Chartres Cathedral. Take the TGV train at 1206 hrs for Chamonix, one of the most beautiful places in the world. You can have a light meal on the TGV. Arrive at Chamonix at 2039 hours. Upon arrival, you will be met at the station and transferred to Les Balcons du Savoy apartment, a delightful residence in Savoyard style. With balconies facing south, towards the Mont-Blanc you will enjoy the wonderful view.
Its 3 minutes to Chamonix downtown on foot. Explore this beautiful Alpine Village at the base of the majestic Mont Blanc. Enjoy walks along the paths through woods and grassy areas that allow you to enjoy the mountains with virtually no ascents or descents. Overnight.
Day 7 : Chamonix
Breakfast. The Aiguille du Midi (3,842 m) or Needle of the South is a mountain in the Mont Blanc massif in the French Alps. You can take the L'Aiguille du Midi cable car to the top for an excellent view of Mont Blanc (15,780 ft/4 810 m), and the French Alps. The cable car takes you along an impressive ascent of over 2800m in about 20 minutes. Once at the top (12,604 ft/3 842m) there are several panoramic viewing platforms where you'll be able to take in the tremendous raw beauty of the Alps. Overnight.
Day 8 : Chamonix - French Riviera
After breakfast, transfer by private car or mini-van to the train station. Transfer to Nice on the high speed TGV train. Depart at 0609 hrs and arrive at Nice Ville station at 1534 hrs. Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to the Le Mas d' Artigny not far from Nice. The hotel is on a pine forested hill facing Saint Paul de Vence and the Mediterranean sea. It has 85 rooms and 21 suites that have private swimming pools. The entire hotel is in French Provencal style. Spend the evening on your own. Overnight.
Day 9 : French Riviera – Full Day Tour
Breakfast. Enjoy a full day tour in a private car or mini-van with a driver guide: Nice, Monaco, Monte Carlo and Eze village. You can either return to your hotel or enjoy free time to stroll in the streets of Monte Carlo, have a drink or dine in one of the famous restaurants and try your luck in the Casino. Savor the splendid atmosphere of Monaco's night life. The private car will bring back or you may take a cab back to your hotel. Overnight.
Day 10 : French Riviera – Full Day Tour
Breakfast. Visit Antibes, Cannes, Grasse, Gourdon, Tourrettes, and Saint Paul de Vence on a full day tour in a private car or mini-van with a driver- guide.
Overnight at your hotel.
Day 11 : French Riviera
After breakfast, transfer to Nice airport.