Paris: The Perfect Long Weekend

The famed City of Love, Paris will always hold a special spot in our hearts. From iconic architecture to world-famous cuisine, this city exudes sophistication, style, and romance.  Sail the Seine, cycle the Gardens of Versailles, and indulge in some of the finest food in the world in the majestic crown of France.

 See the sights

On your first morning in Paris, wake up revived and ready to see the sights in the new glow of the fresh morning sun. Your personal guide and driver will escort you to all of Paris’s iconic architectural offerings, from the Champs Elysées to the majestic Arc de Triomphe. Building up an appetite? Stop for lunch at contemporary and chic Les Cocottes to enjoy delicious French fare in the heart of the 7th Arrondissement. Sit at the high stools of the long curving bar counter, soaking up the buzzing atmosphere as you watch your food being prepared with excitement and anticipation. See the Eiffel Tower from a new angle this afternoon as you explore behind the scenes with exclusive access to spaces usually closed to the public, allowing you to discover the hidden face of this Parisian icon. This evening, explore the city from the water in a private cruise along the River Seine, taking in the Musée d’Orsay, the Louvre and Notre-Dame along the way.

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Your third day will see you exploring the majestic architecture and intricate landscaping of the Château de Versailles and Gardens. Get to know this famous area with a bike tour that takes you past the fountains, caves and marble statues of 800 hectares of stunning parkland. After an energetic day, indulge in a well-earned dinner at L’Oiseau Blanc at The Peninsula Paris, where you’ll enjoy haute cuisine in a stunning aviation-themed restaurant that overlooks some of the city’s most beautiful monuments.

Get your hands dirty

For your final day, it’s time to truly immerse yourself in some fine Parisian culture. Begin by jumping into the Paris food scene with a tour that allows you to enjoy the very best of France’s most loved products such as bread, cheese, chocolate and macaroons. Then, for your afternoon pastime learn the secrets of scents with a bespoke perfume-making class. With time to spare, it’s essential you make the most of the hotel’s ‘Keys to Paris’ initiative. You’ll have the choice between anything from exclusive access to art-exhibitions to behind-the-scenes tours of Place de l’Opera.

It’s your final evening in the City of Light, so what better way to say goodbye than with a trip to the famous Lido. A temple for large-scale variety shows, sit back and enjoy the show as you are dazzled by glittering dancers, radiant costumes, and elegant attractions. This is the show of shows to end your trip with the ultimate bang.

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