France Luxury Travel

Sure, you could see Paris on a tour bus. Or, you could see the City of Light in the backseat of a chauffeured vintage car. The pleasures of Bordeaux wineries, the Mediterranean coastline, and Paris are best enjoyed in the lap of luxury—and whether you’re interested in a private sailing trip along the French Riviera, cooking classes at a countryside chateau, or guided tastings at the famed champagne houses of Eastern France, these unique itinerary ideas show you the best the country has to offer.

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Map of Luxury, Art, & Food in France: Paris & Provence - 10 Days
Luxury, Art, & Food in France: Paris & Provence - 10 Days

This luxurious ten-day itinerary hits all of France's highlights: food, art, culture, and the French lifeblood—wine. From historic landmarks in Paris to small-town charm of Provence's hilltop villages, there's no shortage of things to do. Learn to prepare a three-course meal at a countryside chateau, sail to the Frioul Islands on a private boat cruise, and ease into a casual south France pace of life. 

Vintage car in Paris
Map of Luxury, Art, & Food in France: Paris, Provence, & the French Riviera - 14 Days
Luxury, Art, & Food in France: Paris, Provence, & the French Riviera - 14 Days

If two weeks in France is a dream come true, then this luxury itinerary is waiting for you. From the lights of Paris to the rocky coast of the French Riviera, every moment of this itinerary is packed with unforgettable moments. Spend an afternoon at the Louvre, set sail for the Frioul Islands on a private boat cruise, and sample Provence wine in postcard-worthy villages. 

The French way to start the day
Map of Luxury, Art, & Food in France: Paris, Provence, & the French Riviera - 15 Days
Luxury, Art, & Food in France: Paris, Provence, & the French Riviera - 15 Days

If fifteen luxurious days in Paris and Provence sound perfect to you, look no further. With bespoke daily activities ranging from cooking classes to private sailing trips, there's no shortage of unforgettable experiences. Sample wine in Provence, soak in art and history in Marseille, and tour romantic Avignon and the old-world Luberon valley. 

Notre Dame in spring
Map of Luxury, Art, & Food in France: Paris & Provence - 8 Days
Luxury, Art, & Food in France: Paris & Provence - 8 Days

From the buzzing nightlife of Paris to the quiet charm of Provence's hilltop villages, this eight-day luxury trip delivers a wealth of experiences. Experience the magic of Paris at nighttime and see the city from the Eiffel Tower, then head south for postcard-worthy villages, regional farmer's markets, and family-owned wineries. 

Malmousque on the coast
Map of Luxury, Art, & Food in France: Paris, Provence, & the French Riviera - 11 Days
Luxury, Art, & Food in France: Paris, Provence, & the French Riviera - 11 Days

If you have eleven free days and France on the mind, this luxury getaway is for you. Spend an afternoon at the Louvre, discover art & history in Marseille, and learn to make a 3-course meal at a scenic Provence chateau. End the trip on the sunny French Riviera coast, where farmer's markets and family-owned wineries are a throwback to a laid-back lifestyle. 

Interior of the Chenonceau castle
Map of Luxury Food and Wine Tour: Paris, Loire Valley, & Bordeaux - 10 Days
Luxury Food and Wine Tour: Paris, Loire Valley, & Bordeaux - 10 Days

There are enough French cheeses that you could eat a different one every day for a year. This itinerary only takes you as far as 10 days, so you'll have to eat a little faster than that. Start by consulting a cheesemaker in Le Marais, then ascend the Eiffel Tower to see Paris from the sky. You'll then head to the castles of the Loire Valley, followed by three nights in Bordeaux to sample vintages dating back centuries.

The Frioul Islands and Château d'If
Map of Luxury, Art, & Food in France: Paris & Provence - 9 Days
Luxury, Art, & Food in France: Paris & Provence - 9 Days

Luxury experiences meet a casual pace of life in the south of France on this nine-day getaway. Experience the magic of Paris at nighttime and sample famous French patisseries, then head south to discover art & history in Marseille. End your trip in Aix-en-Provence, where romantic villages and old-world wineries invite you to stay a while. 

Cobblestone village streets
Map of Luxury Food and Wine Tour: Paris & Bordeaux - 8 Days
Luxury Food and Wine Tour: Paris & Bordeaux - 8 Days

Enjoy eight days of epicurean indulgences against the backdrop of two of  France's most famous cities. In Paris, you'll hear from cheese masters, market vendors, and expert cooks as they impart their wisdom to you. Then travel on to Bordeaux to sample the region's famous food and wine amid historic architecture.

Amid the vines
Map of Luxury Food and Wine Tour: Paris, Loire Valley, & Bordeaux - 9 Days
Luxury Food and Wine Tour: Paris, Loire Valley, & Bordeaux - 9 Days

A French lunch break can be up to two hours long, but you get nine full days to sample the country's food and wine on this itinerary. Visit the artsy alleys and markets of Le Marais and Montmartre, then travel to the Loire Valley and Bordeaux to tour the vineyards that made French wine famous.

Aix-en-Provence
Map of Luxury, Art, & Food in France: Paris, Provence, & the French Riviera - 16 Days
Luxury, Art, & Food in France: Paris, Provence, & the French Riviera - 16 Days

From the lights of Paris to the laidback atmosphere of the South of France, this luxurious 16-day itinerary is the ultimate vacation. See world-famous art at the Louvre and tour Paris in a vintage car, then head south to explore old-world villages and the sunny coastline. Sample wine in Provence, visit Monaco, tour artisanal perfumeries and more on this getaway.

Peaceful French Countryside
Map of Luxury Food and Wine Tour: Paris & Bordeaux - 5 Days
Luxury Food and Wine Tour: Paris & Bordeaux - 5 Days

Find some of your new favorite spots with five days in western France. Stroll through the streets of Le Marais, ascend the Eiffel Tower, and experience the fabulous wine and food scene in Bordeaux to leave you feeling relaxed and refined.

Louvre in Paris
Map of Luxury, Art, & Food in France: Paris, Provence, & the French Riviera - 12 Days
Luxury, Art, & Food in France: Paris, Provence, & the French Riviera - 12 Days

From the big city lights of Paris to quiet chateaus in Provence, get a taste of luxury in France with this twelve-day itinerary. Explore Paris on a vintage car tour, set sail for the Frioul Islands on a private boat cruise, and soak in history and culture in Aix-en-Provence. End the trip on the French Riviera coast, where white-sand beaches and small-town wineries await. 

Chenonceau at Sunset
Map of Luxury Getaway to Western France: Paris, Normandy, Brittany, Loire Valley, & More - 10 Days
Luxury Getaway to Western France: Paris, Normandy, Brittany, Loire Valley, & More - 10 Days

Dive into French culture and settle into a quieter pace of life on this 10-day luxury trip to Western France. Start in Paris, where you'll learn history in the l’Ile de la Cité and take a day trip to the gilded halls of Versailles. Head west to tour D-Day sites in Normandy and explore Mont-Saint-Michel: the abbey on an island. Round out the trip with two days in the Loire Valley, famous for castles and wine alike.

Pont des Arts with Palais Royal and Musee D'orsay
Map of Luxury Food and Wine Tour: Paris, Loire Valley, & Bordeaux - 12 Days
Luxury Food and Wine Tour: Paris, Loire Valley, & Bordeaux - 12 Days

This 12-day luxury itinerary through three of France's regions is a feast for both your eyes and your stomach. From the museums and markets of Paris to the castles and vineyards of the Loire Valley there's always a new sensory delight to be found. End in your tip in Bordeaux, where historic villages, unparalleled hospitality, and renowned cuisine and wines await your exploration. 

Cathedral of Our Lady of Bayeux
Map of Luxury Getaway to Western France: Paris, Normandy, & Brittany - 6 Days
Luxury Getaway to Western France: Paris, Normandy, & Brittany - 6 Days

Enjoy a quick getaway to Paris and the Normandy coast without sacrificing luxury on this 6-day trip. Start in the City of Lights, where you'll learn about Parisian history in the heart of the city, stroll the gilded halls of Versaille, and take a nighttime cruise on the Seine. Spend your last day on the Normandy coast to see the Bayeux Tapestry and tour Mont-Saint-Michel: the abbey on an island.

The Famed Iron Lady
Map of Luxury Getaway to Western France: Paris, Normandy, & Brittany - 7 Days
Luxury Getaway to Western France: Paris, Normandy, & Brittany - 7 Days

See Paris from the top of the Eiffel Tower, explore the fishing villages and beaches of the Atlantic Coast, and more on this luxurious 7-day itinerary to Western France. Learn to bake bread the authentic French way and visit the Opéra Garnier in the City of Lights, then enjoy fresh seafood in a typical brasserie in Saint-Malo and see the Bayeux Tapestry.

Water mill in the Old Town of Bayeux
Map of Luxury Getaway to Western France: Paris, Normandy, Brittany, & Loire Valley - 9 Days
Luxury Getaway to Western France: Paris, Normandy, Brittany, & Loire Valley - 9 Days

From the gilded halls of Versailles to the resplendent Châteaus of the Loire Valley, explore Western France in all its luxury on this 9-day getaway. Stroll the Champs de Mars under the twinkle of the Eiffel Tower, explore the fishing villages and beaches of the Atlantic Coast, and visit Mont-Saint-Michel: the abbey on an island. End the trip with a tour of the resplendent Châteaus de Chambord and Chenonceau.

Pont Saint-Bénézet Bridge
Map of Luxury, Art, & Food in France: Paris & Provence - 7 Days
Luxury, Art, & Food in France: Paris & Provence - 7 Days

Get a taste for luxury on this weeklong trip to Paris and Provence. Explore Paris on a vintage car tour and visit the city's best patisseries, then head south for a quieter pace of life in Aix en Provence. Here you'll visit romantic medieval villages, prepare a three-course French meal, and sample Provence wine in old-world vineyards. 

Cannelé pastries in Bordeaux
Map of Luxury Food and Wine Tour: Paris & Bordeaux - 7 Days
Luxury Food and Wine Tour: Paris & Bordeaux - 7 Days

Spend a full week savoring the food and wine of France on this itinerary. Sit in the sidewalk cafes and stroll the markets of  Paris before you catch the train to Bordeaux, where you'll cruise through historic towns and vineyards that date back hundreds of years.

Royal Chateau of Amboise
Map of Luxury Food and Wine Tour: Paris, Loire Valley, Bordeaux, & Arcachon - 14 Days
Luxury Food and Wine Tour: Paris, Loire Valley, Bordeaux, & Arcachon - 14 Days

Food isn't the only indulgence western France has to offer on this two-week itinerary. Lounge in the gardens of the Palais Royal, once the personal residence for Cardinal Richelieu; see through the eyes of artists like Degas and da Vinci in Montmartre and Amboise, and stroll through cobblestone village streets and seaside boardwalks as you sample the best the area has to offer.

Traditional Mussels with Cider
Map of Luxury Getaway to Western France: Normandy & Brittany - 5 Days
Luxury Getaway to Western France: Normandy & Brittany - 5 Days

Get away from it all on this luxurious 5-day trip to Normandy and Brittany. Fly in to Paris, then head to Bayeux on the coast. Check out the tapestry, tour Mont-Saint-Michel, and explore World War II history. At night, relax over fresh seafood dinners paired with chilled white wine at your neighborhood brasserie.

The City of Lights at Dusk
Map of Luxury Getaway to Western France: Paris, Normandy, Brittany, Loire Valley, & More - 15 Days
Luxury Getaway to Western France: Paris, Normandy, Brittany, Loire Valley, & More - 15 Days

Spend fifteen days exploring Paris and the western regions on this luxurious itinerary. Start in the City of Lights, where you'll stroll the Champs de Mars under the twinkle of the Eiffel Tower and eat your weight in croissants. Head to the coast for apple cider tours, fresh seafood, and the famed Normandy beaches. End the trip in the Loire Valley to go wine tasting and see where Da Vinci spent his last years.

Springtime on the Loire River
Map of Luxury Food and Wine Tour: Paris, Loire Valley, Bordeaux, & Arcachon  - 16 Days
Luxury Food and Wine Tour: Paris, Loire Valley, Bordeaux, & Arcachon - 16 Days

Spend 16 splendid days savoring the western regions of France. Meet with a master cheesemaker in Le Marais, bake amidst Les Batignolles, and recline in the vineyards of the Loire Valley. You'll traverse the "Route des Chateaux” in the Médoc, then cruise down the Gironde estuary to sample all the riversides of the Bordeaux region before a relaxing end to your trip in the seaside resort town of Arcachon.

Stars on the beach in Saint-Malo
Map of Luxury Getaway to Western France: Paris, Normandy, & Brittany - 8 Days
Luxury Getaway to Western France: Paris, Normandy, & Brittany - 8 Days

Stroll the Champs de Mars under the twinkle of the Eiffel Tower and vacation like the French on the Normandy seaside on this luxurious 8-day getaway. Walk through the gilded halls of Versailles and cruise along the Seine at night, then head west along the coast for medieval abbeys, fresh seafood, and World War II sites.

Stained glass in Sainte-Chapelle
Map of Luxury Getaway to Western France: Paris, Normandy, Brittany, Loire Valley, & More - 14 Days
Luxury Getaway to Western France: Paris, Normandy, Brittany, Loire Valley, & More - 14 Days

If you dream of spending two luxurious weeks exploring history and cuisine in western France, this itinerary is for you. Visit the Louvre and Versailles and learn to bake bread the authentic French way. Continue to Normandy and Brittany on the coast to explore medieval abbeys and sample fresh-caught seafood. Wrap things up in the Loire Valley, where resplendent Châteaus and endless vineyards await.

Vintage car tour of Paris
Map of Luxury, Art, & Food in France: Paris & Provence - 6 Days
Luxury, Art, & Food in France: Paris & Provence - 6 Days

If you're short on time but won't compromise on experiences, this six-day luxury tour of Paris and Provence is for you. Start with historic landmarks in Paris as you explore the city aboard a vintage car, then head south for a laid-back pace of life. End the trip in Aix-en-Provence where peaceful villages and farm-to-table cuisine beckon. 

Quiet Streets in Le Marais
Map of Luxury Getaway to Western France: Paris, Normandy, Brittany, Loire Valley, & More - 11 Days
Luxury Getaway to Western France: Paris, Normandy, Brittany, Loire Valley, & More - 11 Days

From the Opéra Garnier in Paris to the quiet countryside of the Loire Valley, this luxurious 11-day itinerary covers the highlights—and much more. Walk through the gilded halls of Versailles, explore the fishing villages and beaches of the Atlantic Coast, and visit Mont-Saint-Michel: the abbey on an island. End the trip with wine tasting in the Loire Valley and see where Da Vinci spent his final years.

Vintage car in Montmartre
Map of Luxury Food and Wine Tour: Paris & Bordeaux - 6 Days
Luxury Food and Wine Tour: Paris & Bordeaux - 6 Days

Savor six days amidst scenic and savory sights on this itinerary. You'll take in the beauty of Paris and the Bordeaux region while also ingesting the products of the local cheesemakers, artisan markets, and renowned vineyards to satisfy all of your senses.

Bayeux at Night
Map of Luxury Getaway to Western France: Paris, Normandy, Brittany, Loire Valley, & More - 16 Days
Luxury Getaway to Western France: Paris, Normandy, Brittany, Loire Valley, & More - 16 Days

From the Paris Opera to the beaches of Brittany, explore Western France in luxury on this 16-day itinerary. Learn to bake bread the French way and stroll through Versaille's resplendent halls, then head to the coast to explore the fishing villages and beaches of the Atlantic Coast. Enjoy fresh seafood in a typical brasserie in Saint-Malo, then end the trip in the Loire valley, where fairytale castles and vineyards abound.

Selection of French Cider
Map of Luxury Getaway to Western France: Paris, Normandy, Brittany, Loire Valley, & More - 12 Days
Luxury Getaway to Western France: Paris, Normandy, Brittany, Loire Valley, & More - 12 Days

Twelve days enjoying Parisian architecture, Normandy seafood, and Loire Valley wine—what could be sweeter? See the Eiffel Tower and learn to bake authentic French baguettes in the capital, then head to the coast for medieval ruins, fresh mussels, and World War II history. Wrap the trip up in the Loire Valley, where stately chateaus line the quiet country lanes and vineyards stretch out of sight.

Basilica of the Sacre Coeur, Paris
Map of Luxury Food and Wine Tour: Paris, Loire Valley, Bordeaux, & Arcachon - 15 Days
Luxury Food and Wine Tour: Paris, Loire Valley, Bordeaux, & Arcachon - 15 Days

Learn how to say important phrases like, "no more, thank you, I'm stuffed," on this 15-day itinerary through the epicurean delights of western France. Whether you're sampling cheese and pastries in Paris, the mushrooms and wines of the Loire Valley, cannelé pastries and even more wine in Bordeaux, or oysters in Arcachon, there's a new gastronomical adventure around every corner.

Wildflowers in Gironde
Map of Luxury Food and Wine Tour: Paris, Loire Valley, & Bordeaux - 11 Days
Luxury Food and Wine Tour: Paris, Loire Valley, & Bordeaux - 11 Days

France is the world's second-largest exporter of wine, but you can sample the bottles they keep for themselves on this 11-day itinerary. Start off in Paris, strolling the Palais Royal and covered markets, before you travel to the Loire Valley to relax under the vines where da Vinci spent the last years of his life. Then finish your trip in Bordeaux to compare the wines of the left and right river banks, just to make sure you've tried them all.

Vineyards near Bordeaux
Map of Luxury Food and Wine Tour: Paris, Loire Valley, Bordeaux, & Arcachon - 13 Days
Luxury Food and Wine Tour: Paris, Loire Valley, Bordeaux, & Arcachon - 13 Days

See spots you've only heard referenced by your favorite sommeliers on this 13-day journey. Whether you're tasting wine in a Parisian covered passageway, lined with mosaic-tiled floors and glass ceilings, amidst the vines of centuries-old estates along sedate rivers, or overlooking villas on the Atlantic coast, you'll soon realize that the best pairing for any glass of wine is a good view.

Colorful French macarons
Map of Luxury Getaway to Western France: Paris, Normandy, Brittany, Loire Valley, & More - 13 Days
Luxury Getaway to Western France: Paris, Normandy, Brittany, Loire Valley, & More - 13 Days

Spend thirteen lucky days luxuriating in some of France's finest regions, from Paris to the Loire Valley. Kick things off in the City of Lights, where you'll explore history and take a day trip to Versailles. From there, head to Normandy on the coast, where small fishing villages and D-Day sites dot the landscape. End in the Loire Valley, where you'll relax in peaceful vineyards and tour elegant chateaus.