Ensure a memorable night out in Paris with a gourmet dinner cruise along the Seine River. Float past the city’s famed monuments, such as the Eiffel Tower, Louvre Museum, and Ile de la Cité aboard a luxury Bateaux Parisiens riverboat. Soak up the magic of Paris from an onboard dining room while enjoying a gourmet 3-course meal. Please note that Champagne and live music are also included on select 8:30pm departures.
Travel through scenic Normandy en route to the medieval Mont-St-Michel on a full-day trip from Paris. Discover the UNESCO World-Heritage-listed island and its iconic Gothic abbey, with a guide, and listen to fascinating history and legendary stories about the site. Enjoy ample time to explore the island, and admire views of the surrounding bay before traveling back to the French capital. Upgrade to include a gourmet lunch and/or round-trip hotel transfers.
Experience Paris in a way few people have: aboard an electric tuk-tuk. On this private tour, you and your traveling companions have multiple tours to choose from, from short tours of central Paris to extensive tours that last a full day. Tuk-tuks seat up to six passengers, but large groups can rent multiple vehicles and cruise around together.
Take a day trip to Giverny to see the garden depicted in so many of Claude Monet's masterpieces. Tour the artist’s former home, now a museum, and explore his beautiful gardens at your leisure—the water lily garden is particularly famous. Visit the nearby Museum of Impressionism to see more great works from the Impressionists. This half-day, small-group tour from Paris is self-guided, which means you get to see Giverny’s attractions at your own pace. Pickup and drop-off from your central Paris hotel is included.
Maracons are one of France's most popular confections. Discover how to make them on your own during a 3-hour class in the capital of French delicacies: Paris. Your expert instructor will lend a hand and provide detailed instructions throughout the class, walking you through the steps to creating a perfectly piped-macaron. Choose the colors you prefer for your shells, fill them with buttercream and learn about their role in French culture while you wait to taste the freshly baked results. Upgrade your booking for an advanced macarons class.
Get a true taste of Parisian life while exploring the culinary delights of the Marais District with a local gourmand. Walking with a private guide for 3 hours, you’re introduced to French culture and cuisine in a way that’s difficult to achieve on your own. Wander into charming boulangeries, fromageries, patisseries, and charcuteries—even a classic creperie—while sampling gourmet specialties at each stop.
Learn the secrets to making traditional French baguettes and croissants during a 2-hour baking workshop with a chef. Get time-tested recipes handed down over generations, and bread-making techniques that will help you make perfect baked goods. This is a hands-on baking lesson in the back rooms of a French bakery in Paris with group size limited to eight people for maximum personal attention from the instructor for each student. Leave the class with your own freshly-baked baguette to snack on later.
See Paris like a local as you pedal around its vibrant neighborhoods, lively markets and hidden sights on this small-group bike tour. Explore the famous Latin Quarter, the Jewish communities of Le Marais and the historic Place de la Bastille, as well as enjoying views of iconic landmarks like the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre and Notre-Dame Cathedral. With plenty of rest stops and photo opportunities, this tour is suitable for all ages and fitness levels.
Embark on a culinary tour of Paris's Montmartre neighborhood, one of the city's most charming neighborhoods. Sample delicacies like croissants and éclairs at a local patisserie, enjoy a guided tasting of various cheeses at a fromagerie and satisfy your sweet tooth at a classic chocolaterie. Of course, no gourmet tour of Paris would be complete without a stop at a boulangerie, where you learn the proper way to eat a baguette in France.
Get swept up in the charm of ‘Old Paris’ on a walking tour of the fashionable Le Marais district, home to stately mansions, cutting-edge galleries, rich Jewish heritage, and a thriving LGBTQ scene. Hear the rich history behind one of the oldest quarters of Paris from a guide who knows its streets well, popping into hand-picked bistros, bakeries, art centers, and wine bars that line the cobblestone streets.
While in Paris, visit the atelier of a world-renowned hat maker and personalize your own creation. This 3-hour workshop lets you experience true Parisian craftsmanship and have something unique to take home as a remembrance. Observe traditional handcrafted techniques then choose the color, shape, and accoutrements, all made to measure.
Treat yourself to an enchanting evening at Vaux le Vicomte, a lavish, 17th-century French castle and estate. Special packages a formal, multi-course dinner, illuminated by over 2,000 castles, plus a late-night fireworks display. You’ll also enjoy intimate visits to the chateau, gardens, and carriage museum, without the rush of daytime crowds.
Visit the sites of some of the most pivotal American battles in World War I with a day trip to the Picardy region of northern France. Departing from Paris, travel to the historic western front locations of Aisne and Marne with an expert historian guide. Walk among trenches in the Belleau Woods and honor fallen soldiers at the Aisne-Marne American Cemetery. Learn more about the causes and repercussions of the conflict at the Museum of the Great War in Meaux.
Make your trip to one of the world's most romantic cities even more so by including a vow renewal in Paris at the Eiffel Tower. Choose the iconic French monument or another central spot in Paris as the location for your ceremony, where a celebrant will read your vows. After a brief ceremony, enjoy a romantic walk through this incredible city, escorted by a professional photographer who will capture every wonderful moment. Receive roughly 130-150 high-quality images by email as part of the package. You can upgrade to include professional video footage of the occasion, too.
Experience the culture and lasting traditions of Champagne wine country on a guided wine-tasting tour from Paris. With a small group of fellow wine enthusiasts and an expert guide, spend a full-day visiting three distinguished Champagne houses such as Mercier in Epernay or Tattinger in Reims to taste eight samples and learn about local varietals. Your excursion includes estate tours, a delicious lunch and intimate tasting sessions in a breathtaking natural setting.
Explore the scenic streets of Saint-Germain-des Prés in the sweetest way possible. This family-friendly pastry and chocolate tour features a treasure hunt and at least 8 tastings. Visit the oldest chocolate shop in Paris, choose from a wide variety of macaron flavors, sample salted butter caramel, and taste a beautiful chocolate mousse. Your final stop is a chocolate shop where children will be able to create their own candy bars.
Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Château de Fontainebleau and its nearby town on this easy day trip from Paris. As this is a private tour you can customize it to suit your needs and interests. Suggested activities, aside from the unmissable castle, include local food tasting and a stroll in the woods. This day trip includes a delightful mix of history, culture, cuisine, and gentle activity.
Get the authentic French culinary experience with a small-group cooking class in a private Parisian apartment. Head to the centrally-located home and get ready to learn — and eat! Meet your local chef instructor, gather ingredients on an optional market tour, and discover the fundamentals of preparing classic French dishes such as soufflé, cod mouclade, and chocolate fondant. Then prepare and savor delicious dishes with fellow food lovers.
Uncover the little-known treasures of Paris on this insider walking tour with a savvy guide. Explore arcaded pathways, hidden alleys and grand boulevards, marveling at Belle Époque architecture and visiting specialty food shops to sample macarons and artisan cheeses. You’ll see top attractions like the Louvre and neighborhood gems like quaint cafes in Le Marais district. As you walk, you'll learn the history of this contemporary city and its ancient roots.
Try your hand at the decorative art of faience on this 2-hour ceramic-painting experience at the Gien workshop in Paris. Listen as your instructor shares insight into Gien’s 200-year history. Browse the broad range of faience patterns and seek inspiration for your own creations. Then, set to work painting your plate in the faience style of your choice. Enjoy personal attention from your guide on this small-group tour, limited to eight people, and take your plate with you when your class comes to an end.
Long one of Paris’ most bohemian neighborhoods, and formerly home to artists like Picasso and Dali, hilltop Montmartre is full of charm—and this private tour offers the perfect way to discover it. Pick a time that works best for you, meet you guide, and set off on foot. The itinerary will be customized based on your preferences, but you can look forward to seeing lofty Sacré-Coeur Basilica, admiring the Moulin Rouge, discovering bakeries and flea markets, exploring areas most tourists miss, and more.
Learn the secrets to prepare macarons (meringue pastry) with your kids during a 90-minute cooking class. Food coloring, almond powder, and all other necessary ingredients to make the classic pastry are provided. Step by step instructions, which are easy for all ages to follow, are given by a professional French chef. At the end of class, take home four of your own macarons or devour them on the spot.
Create your own customized perfume during this unique sensory experience in Paris. Meet your olfactory guide near the Opéra Garnier to begin your 1.5-hour workshop, where you'll learn the origins of perfume and its development over three millennia. Blend your own scent from notes like orange blossom, musk and gardenia. Take home your own customized bottle of Eau de Cologne, along with a perfumers apron and a Certificate of Participation.
Experience the art of French savoir-faire during this hands-on workshop in luxury handcrafted jewelry. Choose between afternoon or evening sessions, which include an insider’s immersion into a real-life showroom in the city’s trendiest district, the Marais. Enjoy a home-cooked lunch or dinner with wine before designing a one-of-a-kind jewelry souvenir to take home.