Spotlight on Paris

Start: France Finish: France

Visiting: Paris, Versailles


Duration: 1 Nights

Physical rating: 4

Tour Operator: Collette


Prices From: $1999

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Tour Overview

Be filled with joie de vivre as you soak in the romance and unparalleled charm of Paris. Savor dinner at the Eiffel Tower featuring wonderful French cuisine and breathtaking views of Paris. Choose how you explore the neighborhood of Montemarte – at the Musée de Montmartre or the Sacré-Coeur Basilica. Explore priceless treasures in the Louvre Museum. Learn about the history, architecture and gardens of Versailles, one of the world’s most opulent royal palaces. Enjoy ample free time to discover Paris independently. Glide down the Seine on a romantic river cruise. Revel in the allure of the city and take in its spectacular sights, history, architecture, art, and cuisine.

Highlights

  • iconEnjoy an exclusive dinner at the Eiffel Tower with unparalleled views of the “City of Light.”
  • iconAdmire the city skyline as you float down the Seine on a relaxing dinner cruise.
  • iconFeel like a royal when you tour the Palace of Versailles and its gardens with a local insider.
  • iconFeel like a true Parisian when you discover the beloved neighborhood of Montmartre.
  • iconFeel the hustle and bustle of the city with your personal foodie guide and sample French delicacies on a walking food tour.
  • iconMake the most of a day at leisure in the “City of Light.”
  • iconExperience the world’s largest collection of Impressionist masterpieces housed in the former Orsay train station.
  • iconNavigate Paris like a local by riding the metro to destinations.
  • iconExplore the treasures of the Louvre Museum with a museum expert.

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icon Day 1 : Overnight Flight

Location: Paris

Accommodation: Le Meridien Etoile

Iconic skylines of picturesque towers. A trend-setting culinary scene. The inspirational muse for the world’s greatest artists. Fashion-forward haute couture. This is the “City of Light.” Feel the essence of Paris as the locals do – with its chic cosmopolitan vibe and constant energy. You’re on your way to a 5-night stay in the thriving heartbeat of France.

icon Day 2 : Paris, France - Bonjour!

Location: Paris

Accommodation: Le Meridien Etoile

Meals: Dinner

Be swept off your feet as the Paris of your dreams comes alive. Make your way down the Champs-Elysees, the hotspot for Parisian fashion, and marvel at the towering Arc de Triomphe. Words can’t do justice to the view from within the Eiffel Tower, where you’ll enjoy an exclusive dinner featuring savory French cuisine.

icon Day 3 : Montmartre: An Artist’s Eden

Location: Paris

Accommodation: Le Meridien Etoile

Meals: Breakfast

Step into the shoes of a local and navigate Le Métro – your main mode of transportation for the week. Get to know this underground system with a local pro, giving you the freedom to set off later as you wish. First stop – the hip bohemian neighborhood of Montmartre. Blending artistic roots and quirky modernity, this 18th arrondissement neighborhood is home to classical painters and cultural provocateurs. Choose how you discover the area because it’s your choice! With a local guide, venture into the Musée de Montmartre and glimpse into the roots of cabaret and the lives of Paris' most famous artists -OR- head inside Sacré-Coeur and take in the city from this iconic hilltop basilica. As your day comes to a close, make the most of an evening at leisure. Perhaps you will enjoy an optional dinner at the dynamic Paradis Latin* for a champagne-flowing, can-can kicking, music-driven night at the cabaret.

icon Day 4 : The Louvre, the Lisa, and the Local Foodie

Location: Paris

Accommodation: Le Meridien Etoile

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

The ethereal glass pyramid at the Louvre’s** entrance serves as your gateway into another realm, where ancient sculptures lead to 19th-century canvases. Wander past and marvel at the palette progeny of Raphael and Botticelli before making your way to Da Vinci’s renowned Mona Lisa. Your cultural lesson continues with a culinary quest through the Montorgueil*** neighborhood. Join a local foodie on the metro and venture to the neighborhood’s beloved venues, getting a taste of the cozy shops and Parisian flavors. Try some sweets and enjoy a tasting of wine and cheese. Enjoy the rest of your day at leisure.

icon Day 5 : Once Upon Versailles

Location: Versailles

Accommodation: Le Meridien Etoile

Meals: Breakfast

Channel your inner royal at Versailles – an imperial titan located in the heart of France. There’s a reason why Versailles has served as a model for countless international abodes, which you’ll discover as you wind your way through sprawling green gardens and palace halls with a local guide. From the prominent Hall of Mirrors to the opulent bedchamber of the queen, take in the palace’s most famous sights. The evening is yours to do as you please. Perhaps you'll join an optional tour of L'Opera quarter, where you'll have time to peruse luxury Parisian retailers and visit the world-famous Fragonard Musée du Parfum to discover the art of perfume making.

icon Day 6 : Paris as You Please

Location: Paris

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

It’s your last day in Paris – how will you spend it? Perhaps you will visit the highly acclaimed Musée D’Orsay and enjoy your included ticket to this former railroad station which now houses some of the world’s best impressionist art. Or maybe you’ll join your Tour Manager on a trip to Le Marais, a favorite neighborhood of the locals; here you’ll meander through the flourishing trees and bright grassy patches of Place des Vosges, the oldest town square in all of Paris. Enjoy free time to explore this neighborhood’s popular market and trendy boutique stores. Or take a walk down to the Île de la Cité and take in the progress of restoration efforts on the awe-inspiring Notre Dame cathedral. Tonight, say salut as you toast to the end of your Parisian getaway, admiring the city skyline as you gently float down the Seine on a dinner cruise.

icon Day 7 : Paris - Tour Ends

Location: Paris

Meals: Breakfast

Au revoir! Your tour comes to a close today.

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Paris: Showtime in Paris!

Join us for a spectacular evening in one of Paris’s most beloved institutions, the famous Paradis Latin. Situated in a building associated with Napoleon and rebuilt by Gustav Eiffel himself, the Paradis has been running here since 1889. Enjoy a sumptuous dinner with wine, then bring on the champagne and let the show commence! Duration approximately 5 hour(s). Transportation is included. A minimum of 10 passenger(s) is required to operate this option. Note that as a typical Parisian cabaret, the show does contain some tasteful nudity and may be considered unsuitable for children — consult with your Tour Manager.

Price: £165


Experiences

  • Navigate Paris like a local by riding the metro to destinations.
  • Feel like a true Parisian when you discover the beloved neighborhood of Montmartre.
  • Experience the world’s largest collection of Impressionist masterpieces housed in the former Orsay train station.

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    Low Deposit

    Collette requires a deposit of 20% to secure a place on this tour, and the final balance is not due till 56 days before departure..

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Travel, Your Way

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    Increased safety during COVID

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