Afternoon departure, drive through France. Evening arrival in Paris, check into our first class hotel.
After breakfast we drive out to Versailles to see the royal palace and gardens, built by the “Sun King” Louis XIV. Return to Paris center and visit the amazing Notre Dame Cathedral. Admire the imposing bell towers, the elegant flying buttresses and the gargoyles along the facade. Time to shop around the Isle de la city. Next, the Opera House, Fragonard Perfume Museum, then return to the hotel to freshen up. Tonight, join into the “Paris Eve” and enjoy a delicious 3 course dinner at an authentic restaurant in the heart of Paris, followed by a Seine river cruise to view illuminated Paris.
Breakfast, then visit the fabulous Louvre Museum and see the Venus of Milo, the crown diamonds and Leonardo’s Mona Lisa :-) Next, we'll head up the legendary Avenue des Champs Elysées to the Arch of Triumph. On we drive to the celebrated Eiffel Tower, where we will make an extended photo stop. Visit of the Dome des Invalides. If you wish, see Napoleon's tomb before we say “Au revoir Paris!” Evening return.
Check out Jonathan Guzman's blog article on his experience with us on one of our trips to Paris along with his fantastic video that shows you all the highlights of the trip!