Scheduled for launch in 2020-21, our exclusive Voyages Collection provides exceptional, all-inclusive travel experiences, focused on a particular interest or theme. These experiences, generally a week to nine days, are especially designed for families and friends, but also perfect for individuals who wish to travel with a small, like-minded group.
To provide the best possible travel experience, group size is typically limited to six clients.
Please contact us for information about traveling with larger groups.
Each Voyages Collection program features:
- Bespoke, hand-crafted itineraries built around vetted providers and venues
- Accommodation in five-star properties
- Our most experienced English-speaking guides
- Private transport in luxury vehicles (Mercedes or equivalent)
- The best of French cuisine, from Michelin-starred restaurants to cozy bistros
- Memorable hands-on experiences
- Encounters with local experts, artists, and artisans
- Exclusive access to private venues
- All-inclusive pricing, except where noted
- Assistance with pre- and post-travel planning
PREVIEW: Voyages Collection | Voyage into the World of Perfume. France might be renowned for its wine and gastronomy, but the country is no less famous for its fascination with scent and perfume. The poet and novelist Victor Hugo described the sense of smell as “that mysterious aid to memory;” the author and philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau called it “the sense of imagination.” The designer Christian Dior maintained that “a woman’s perfume tells more about her than her handwriting,” whereas Coco Chanel put it more bluntly: “A woman who doesn’t wear perfume has no future.” Set off on an olfactory voyage as your host, a master perfume maker, introduces you to the world of French perfume. Through VIP workshops, exclusive visits, and meetings with artisans, you’ll soon discover the indelible links between scent and emotions, between fragrance and memory…
PREVIEW: Voyages Collection | A Voyage into the World of Burgundy Wine. Burgundy is an exceptional wine region that produces arguably the finest Pinot Noir and Chardonnay in the world. The unique character of the wines originates from exceptional terroir and the time-honoured skills of the winemakers, which are passed down from generation to generation in family-run estates. Come and experience a truly extraordinary week as your host, a Burgundy wine expert, opens the doors to private estates that are often inaccessible to the public, guiding you through exclusive tasting and introducing you to the people, the places and—of course—the wines that make Bourgogne one of the most highly-appreciated wine-growing regions in France…
PREVIEW: Voyages Collection | A Voyage to Iconic Burgundy. Renowned for its wine, Burgundy is also appreciated for its outstanding gastronomy, rich history and heritage, and stunning natural landscape. Come and experience a truly extraordinary week as your host, a Burgundy wine expert, reveals to you to the many magical aspects of Burgundy. Cycle through the countryside, then get a birds’-eye view of the vineyards from a hot-air balloon. Search for precious truffles with trained truffle dogs, or sample mustard, aniseed, and other traditional products in local ateliers. And, of course, enjoy visits and private tastings at some of the country’s most exceptional vineyards, with your host by your side to guide you through the tastings and assist with your wine purchases…
PREVIEW: Voyages Collection | A Voyage to Normandy and Wartime Paris. D-Day is only the first day of a battle that lasted three months and involved millions of soldiers. The push to Caen, the assault on Cherbourg, the capture of St-Lô, the German counter-attack at Mortain, Patton’s drive into Britanny: these are but a few of the major engagements that followed D-Day. Come and experience a truly extraordinary week as your host, a Normandy D-Day history expert, takes you on an unforgettable journey back in time, exploring the Anglo-Canadian beaches and Arromanches; Utah Beach, the US airborne sector and Sainte-Mère-Eglise; Omaha Beach and Pointe du Hoc. A day devoted to Normandy culture and gastronomy provides the perfect balance to this history-focused experience. In Paris, discover the City of Lights as it was during the Dark Years, from the Occupation through to the city’s Liberation…