This chic hotel just off the Champs Elysées is light and bright and brings a contemporary style of luxury to the upper echelons of the Paris hotel scene. Inside, Le Burgundy reflects its owner’s passion for art throughout the hotel: outside, the address is located only a stone’s throw away from Place Vendôme, rue Saint-Honoré and Place de la Madeleine.
Equipped with 59 rooms, rooms are fresh and modern in accents of dove-grey and cream, with wall-to-wall carpeting, modern art on the walls, and comfortable beds with feather pillows. The bathrooms are spacious and feature modern stone and marble.
The bar and Michelin star restaurant are both named after the French poet Baudelaire, who apparently once lived in the building that the hotel now occupies. Appropriately, the bar carries a great list of Burgundies.
Additional facilities include the Carita Spa & Fitness Club which boasts a lap pool, hammam, sauna and massage booths.
This luxury boutique hotel is housed in a 19th-century Haussmann building, just off the Champs-Elysees in the heart of the 16th arrondissement in Paris.
Offering the legendary Peninsula service, sublime accommodation and a host of superb facilities including a rooftop restaurant and a spa and swimming pool, this grand hotel will appeal to discerning couples and families seeking an exclusive and unforgettable urban escape in a prime location.
The Peninsula Paris provides 234 spacious and elegant rooms. Each one features sleek, contemporary and smart décor inspired by the city’s rich heritage and fashion chic. The hotel is also home to the city’s most expensive suite.
L’Oiseau Blanc, located on the top floor, offers panoramic views of the Paris skyline and serves regional specialities and ingredients. Cantonese options can be found at LiLi, and the roof terrace bar - with its plush white sofas - is ideal for a cocktail with a view.
Located a stone’s throw from one of the most famous avenues in the world, the Champs Elysees, the Four Seasons George V is a true Parisian home away from home.
Originally built in 1928, the George V as it is most commonly known, is a historical art deco hotel with classical French furnishings, 17th-century Flemish tapestries, 18th-century Florentine chandeliers and all modern conveniences. The 244 rooms were reworked in a quintessentially French style when the original Art Deco palace reopened as a Four Seasons in 1999.
Executive Chef, Eric Briffard, spearheads the two Michelin-starred fine dining restaurant, Le Cinq, where guests can enjoy refined French gastronomy. La Galerie and Le Bar are great places to unwind.
For a relaxing end to the day, a dip in the pool or a signature spa treatment will restore aching muscles. Meanwhile, little ones are well catered for with their very own Recreation Manager who arranges activities for children and families.
Offering impeccable service, top-notch cuisine and an array of superb facilities including five restaurants and bars, a fitness centre and a day spa, this magnificent palace hotel will appeal to couples and families seeking a unique and memorable escape in an unrivalled location.
Park Hyatt Vendome provides 153 spacious and elegant rooms designed for maximum comfort and luxury. Lavish Spa Suites come with fireplaces and Jacuzzi baths, the perfect place to unwind after a busy day exploring.
The hotel is superbly located for exploring this beautiful city.Take a romantic stroll down the Champs-Elysees, visit The Louvre or the Musee d’Orsay, enjoy a picnic in the Jardins des Tuileries or spend the afternoon indulging in some retail therapy at Place Vendome. Back at the hotel, sip a cocktail on the terrace or be pampered at the spa.
The Royal Monceau Raffles sits on the Rive Droite of the Seine, the same side of the river as the Arc de Triomphe, the Louvre and the Champs-Elysées. Dating from the 1920s, Le Royal Monceau was awarded ‘palace’ status in July 2013 by the France Agency for Tourism Development.
The hotel has 85 rooms and 64 suites, beginning at Studio Rooms and culminating in the three Presidential Suites. Style is forties and fifties inspired, with artwork on the walls and a signature Royal Monceau acoustic guitar in every room.
Royal Monceau Raffles Paris has two Michelin-starred restaurants, La Cuisine (French) and Il Carpaccio (Italian). The former has an open kitchen and a fresco on the ceiling, while the latter spills into a conservatory overlooking the garden. Le Bar Long is open all day for tapas and drinks.
The large Clarins spa includes the longest swimming pool in Paris, a hammam and sauna, and is an impossibly elegant and relaxing space, clad in white and mirrors.
Housed in seven Haussmann-style buildings, Hotel Barriere Le Fouquet’s is the epitome of style and sophistication, combining old-world glamour with modern luxuries. This luxury boutique hotel boasts a prestigious address, footsteps from the Champs-Elysees in the heart of Paris, France.
Offering unrivalled service, lavish accommodation and superb facilities including eight restaurants and bars, a luxurious spa, a pool and a fitness centre, this grand palace hotel will appeal to discerning couples and families seeking an extravagant and exclusive escape in an unrivalled location.
Hotel Barriere Le Fouquet’s provides 81 spacious and stylish rooms and suites designed with comfort and tranquility in mind. Each room is decorated in a contemporary chic style and comes with the added luxury of butler service. The Unique Eiffel Duplex Suite is simply stunning and features a charming balcony, the perfect spot to unwind with a glass of the finest French wine as you admire the views of the city.
The hotel is perfectly located for exploring the French capital’s sights and attractions, and Lightfoot Travel can create a customized itinerary of unique experiences to ensure you make the most of your stay. Visiting the Espace Culturel Louis Vuitton and the Foundation Yves Saint Laurent is a must for fashion-lovers. A cruise up the River Seine is also well worthwhile.
Hotel Barriere Le Fouquet’s is a member of The Leading Hotels Of The World.
Once the home of Napoleon’s grandnephew, Prince Roland Bonaparte, 10 avenue Iéna, in the residential 16th arrondissement now houses the Shangri-La Hotel.
Featuring 101 rooms and suites, most of which have superb views of neighbouring Eiffel Tower, the property boasts traditional French design inspired by Napoleon’s era, with a modern twist and touches of Asian influences. The Suite Shangri-La, located on the top floor, has a stunning terrace of 100 sqm with undisrupted views of the Eiffel Tower.
There are three dining options available. La Bauhinia serves traditional French cuisine and South East Asian food with a modern touch. The Shang Palace offers dim-sum and is the first Chinese cuisine restaurant in France to receive a Michelin star. L’Abeille has a menu of dishes overlooking the hotel’s flowery gardens.
Other facilities include the CARITA spa, whilst the nearby pool is one of the largest in Paris. You can even see the tip of the Eiffel Tower while you swim.
- Visit three of the Loire Valley’s most beautiful castles: Chateau Chambord, Chateau d’Amboise and Chateau Chenonceau
- Enjoy dinner and a wine tasting at Chateau d’Amboise
- Explore the UNESCO-listed site of Mont Saint-Michel
- Discover Monet’s home in Giverny and visit the Impressionist Museum
- Cruise along the River Seine on a private yacht
Day 1 Arrival Loire Valley – Chateau Chambord
Upon arrival at the airport you’ll be escorted by car to your accommodation.
Refresh after your journey, then begin your exploration of the romantic castles of the Loire Valley with a trip to Chateau Chambord. Admire the French Renaissance architecture and formal French gardens of one of France’s most beautiful castles.
Day 2 Loire Valley, Chateau d'Amboise
Today’s adventure takes you to the royal Chateau d’Amboise, where you’ll go on a VIP tour of the castle. Wander through private corridors and imagine life here during the Middle Ages.
In the evening, enjoy a wine tasting in the underground cellars before dinner in the castle.
Day 3 Loire Valley, Beauval Zoo
Enjoy a day at Beauval Zoo, home to around 600 species of animals including giant pandas and their young, and many other species rarely seen in Europe.
Day 4 Loire Valley, Chateau de Chenonceau
Known as ‘the Castle on the River’, Chateau de Chenonceau is defined by an almost uninterrupted succession of women, who built, renovated, protected and restored it throughout its history. Its gardens are of particular interest.
Day 5 Loire Valley – Mont Saint-Michel
Today you’ll leave the Loire Valley and head to Mont Saint-Michel, an island in Normandy accessible via a tidal walkway. Stroll around the Mont and head up the gravity-defying monastery and abbey.
Few visitors get the opportunity to experience the UNESCO World Heritage Site by evening, but you’ll spend the night in a hotel on the island.
Day 6 Mont Saint-Michel – Normandy
After breakfast on the Mont, you’ll return to the mainland to see the pretty town of Honfleur on the estuary of the River Seine. Explore the Vieux-Bassin (Old Harbour), lined with timber-framed houses, and visit the wooden church, Saint Catherine.
In the afternoon you’ll visit Giverny, muse of the painter, Claude Monet. Discover Monet’s house and explore the Impressionist Museum.
Day 7 Normandy – Paris
This morning you’ll be privately transferred to Paris. Settle into your hotel and spend a morning at leisure – your Lightfoot Travel Designer can recommend activities to suit your interests prior to departure.
In the afternoon you’ll be escorted to Montmartre, a hilltop district with incredible views over Paris. Visit the vineyard of Clos Montmartre with a wine specialist for a tour and tasting.
Day 8 Paris - Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte
Today’s excursion takes you out of Paris to Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte, the largest privately owned castle in France. Explore the architecture and wander around the gardens.
Day 9 Paris
Enjoy a day at leisure in Paris.
Your Lightfoot Travel Designer can recommend activities to suit your interests including shopping, places to eat and drink, and an optional private yacht cruise along the Seine.
Day 10 Departure
This morning you’ll have some free time in Paris before being escorted to the airport for your onward journey.