Depart the United States on an overnight flight bound for Paris, France.
Bienvenue en France! Arrive in Paris, the city of light, where you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Rest up with lunch at your hotel’s restaurant before spending the rest of your day exploring the nearby Louvre and Tuileries Gardens.
Sleep in and unwind at the spa of your hotel or spend your leisurely morning venturing through the bohemian neighborhood of Montmartre. This afternoon, you will meet your guide in the medieval Le Marais district for a food tour full of wine, cheese, cured meats, and baguettes. Be sure to leave room for the dessert stops including glorious macarons, chocolates, and pastries.
Day 4: Atelier Des Lumieres & Paris Highlights
This morning, witness one of the most famous paintings in the world, Starry Night, come to life at the elaborate Aterlier des Lumieres exhibition. Here you will walk through spaces coated by dancing lights digitally broadcasting several of Van Gogh’s masterpieces. In the evening, you will set out on a bike tour of Paris to marvel at the city’s renowned sites all lit up.
Watch the French countryside roll by on your luxury train from Paris to the luscious southern territory of Provence. Arrive in the quiet hillside town of Gordes and spend the afternoon relaxing at your hotel. Take a dip in the pool and get a deep tissue massage at the spa before having dinner at their Michelin-starred restaurant.
Take this day to roam Gordes, winding your way up the cobblestone streets past castle-like structures to the top of the hill for panoramic views of the massif of Luberon. Be sure to stop by the beautiful Abbey of Senanque, a Romanesque building with a lavender field laid out before it.
Delve into the life and work of Vincent Van Gogh on a private fullday art tour to some key sites in the region. Visit Arles and Saint-Rémy-de-Provence and gaze out at the landscapes that inspired many of Van Gogh’s most incredible works. See the Yellow House where he famously cut his own ear off and the monastery where he painted Starry Night. To top off the day, stop at a winery and sample some local products.
Depart Gordes and enjoy lunch in the classically Provençal town of Aix-en-Provence en route. Arrive in Nice, introducing you to the paradise that is the French Riviera. Check into your hotel, where you will have the best of worlds with the independence of an apartment in tandem with the luxurious service of a hotel.
Day 9: Cannes, Èze, & Monaco
Feel like a celebrity as you pose in front of the iconic Film Festival Palace in Cannes, visit the Fragonard perfume factory in Èze, and drive on the Formula One circuit in Monaco, all as part of a private full day tour along the Mediterranean.
Take the day to explore Nice. There is a little something for everybody to enjoy from the greenery of the Parc du Château to the art of The Musée Matisse to the architecture of Cathédrale Saint Nicolas.
Day 11: Travel to Saint Tropez
Curl your way along the coast in your private transfer from Nice to St. Tropez. Settle in with a late breakfast at your hotel before spending the afternoon under the soothing jets and cascades of the heated outdoor pool.
Consider journeying into center of St. Tropez at your own pace. Walk the promenade stemming from the Vieux Port, passing picturesque pink buildings with red-tile roofs. Keep a close eye and you might even spot some celebrities out and about.
Day 13: Private Yacht Trip
Admire the coast of St. Tropez from the ideal viewpoint: aboard a luxury yacht amidst crystal blue waters. Dive in, soak up the sun, or venture to the scenic Îles d’Hyères. The captain is at your disposal however you choose to divide up your time.
For a beach day in St. Tropez, you will have no shortage of spots to choose from. Whether it is the family-friendly Le Jumeaux, the elite Le Club 55, or the casual Moorea, there is a beach club that can meet your needs.
Say farewell to France as you head to the airport for your return flight to the United States.