PARIS, PLACE VENDÔME
A one-day program composed of three visits each approximately one hour to Place Vendôme, home to the most sophisticated French art de vivre. You will be invited behind the doors and discover the time honored traditions in savoir-faire and the unparalleled creativity of the Maisons who represent the excellence of European art of living.
A DAY IN & AROUND THE PALAIS ROYAL
A favourite place of Marie-France, the Palais Royal with its elegant arcades and its tranquil gardens possesses an atmosphere within itself. She has created an itinerary, which illustrates the essence of the French woman’s touch, with stops at boutiques which will be ours while we are there. Our scheduled visits will include a glove maker, a jeweller, a perfume designer and end with a whimsical show presented by fan maker.
PARIS Unlimited features a program catering mainly to women fascinated by the aura surrounding the timeless French flair. The most exciting visits are insider access to couture boutiques, accessory fashion shops, jewelers with, each one providing guidance for understanding and choosing a special item if you are interested. Luxury being a key element of past and present creativity, we shall pursue our tour in Pantin, the working suburb of Paris where the most luxurious designers have set up their ateliers. To climax the extravaganza, we have organized a “by invitation only” moment in Versailles to visit Queen Marie Antoinette’s private apartments and surroundings.
AN INSIDER’S VIEW OF FRENCH CULTURE
For those wishing to get a feeling of French culture, PARIS Unlimited has prepared a bouquet of outings rich in history, past and present art, gastronomy and fashion. You will be guided through the historical periods illustrating the visions of grandeur, which inspired rulers, artists, builders in defining all aspects of the city. We shall also venture on private visits to near by chateaux such as the Chateau de Chantilly or even further for a tasty experience in a Champagne vineyard.