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PARIS CULINARY JOURNEY perfect for a getaway!

We can customize this fabulous getaway to Paris in any way you'd like including the number of days you'd like to spend, what you'd like to do, and get you to your next destination if there is somewhere else you would like to visit!

Your private driver will meet you after you depart the customs and immigration area and transport you to your hotel in the 8th Arrondissement (the culinary center of Paris).

The Hotel Madeleine Haussmann is located in the 8th Arrondissement so you can make the most of your stay in central Paris! With an easy reach to the Place de la Madeleine and The Champs-Elysées, the Hotel Madeleine Haussmann is just 10 minutes from the Place de la Concorde and the Opera Garnier. So many culinary choices are within steps of your hotel and for some memorable shopping, the capital’s hottest shopping spots are waiting to be explored: the Big department stores, the Haussmann Boulevard, Place Vendôme and Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré are all located in the immediate vicinity.

Your stay will be for your choice of nights in a Classic Double Room including daily continental breakfast. The classic rooms reflect the elegance and the Parisian charm. Room facilities: a single bed (1.40m), free Wi-Fi access, flat-screen TV with Canal+ satellite channels, direct-dial telephone, individual safety box, minibar, welcome tray, air conditioning, bathroom with shower, bath products, hairdryer.

Today is yours to relax, explore and dine independently in the neighborhood.

PRIVATE FRENCH TASTINGS TOUR - French food, c’est si bon! From tasty tapenades from Provence to sweet macarons made by a true artisan - this private food tour has it all! Get ready for 10 delicious tastings, a unique local route through Paris and countless memories to last a lifetime! You will meet your private guide at 11:30 am to begin your tour.

  • Tasting 1 - Start with flavored Tapenade and fresh baguette in an authentic local market
  • Tasting 2 - Try out fresh oysters, the French way!
  • Tasting 3 - Enjoy THE BEST Paris Brest in the city
  • Tasting 4 - Go classy with charcutterie & cheese planche
  • Tasting 5 - Pair them with the new trendy biological French wine
  • Tasting 6 - Visit an awarded butcher and try the most delicious rillette
  • Tasting 7 - Enter the world of smelly cheese, and taste your favorite one!
  • Tasting 8 - Did anyone say Crepe? Try it out the Parisian style
  • Tasting 9 - Choose your favorite color of macaroon from an awarded French artisan
  • Tasting 10 - Close the experience with aromatic French coffee, in a chic corner cafe

Two-Day (48 hour) Hop-On/Hop-Off Bus Ticket for today and tomorrow. Your tickets are the most fun way to see Paris independently and don't worry - we've already arranged for your "Skip The Line" Eiffel Tower and Louvre Museum tickets for tomorrow!

PRIVATE WINE & CHEESE TASTING – Meet your guide at 5:00 pm and treat yourself to an exquisite private French wine- and cheese-tasting experience in Paris! Get an authentic taste of life in Paris and begin your French culinary experience. Your friendly host, a fully trained oenologist (an expert in winemaking), will make you feel at home and teach you all about wine and cheese pairing. As you savor four different wines, learn about the art of wine tasting, the different varieties of grapes used in the winemaking process, and how to use your sense of sight, smell and taste to fully appreciate the flavors. Ask your knowledgeable host any questions you have about the techniques used to savor wine to increase your understanding of wine tasting and winemaking. You’ll also sample three different varieties of French cheeses. Your expert host will explain how different types of cheese are categorized by their rinds, such as floral rind cheese, like Camembert and Brie, and hard rind cheese, like Emmental and Comté. Discover the techniques used to store and savor cheese while enjoying your cheese tasting.

Today is yours to explore independently using your "Hop-On/Hop-Off" Bus Tour and "Skip The Line" ticket to the Louvre Museum and to the Eiffel Tower.

Head to Champagne Country in your private sedan where you will have the chance to discover the secrets and history of the ‘King of Wines’. You will have the chance to explore the world famous and swigging Champagne Houses of Moet et Chandon. In addition, you will enjoy a ride through the historical city of Reims. This Champagne Excursion is private in a luxurious and air-conditioned vehicle to the various sites around the city. same as an English speaking professional and licensed driver-guide to ensure that each moment of your tour lives up to your expectations and wishes.

Your Champagne Tour starts with: 1. A trip to Reims Cathedral – a splendorous Gothic church where the kings of France were crowned and you will be awed by its intricate glass work. 2. You will see the winery and brewery at Epernay where you will actually see the age-old tradition and practices of wine making from grapes and other seasonal ingredients. You will be offered fresh wine which will enliven not only your taste buds but also your evening. 3. A stay at a local traditional stop-over for a typical French lunch complemented with tasty French Champagne. 4. Visit of a small local cellar for a tasting or a guided tour through their facilities. The purpose of this tour is also to give you a sample on how they can work different brands of Champagne depending on their size and popularity.

Although you will sadly leave Paris this evening on your flight, there is still time for your Private Dark Chocolate Tasting Tour this afternoon.

Enjoy this 2-hour, romantic couples experience while you train your taste buds to appreciate some of France's finest chocolate with a private chocolate tasting experience in Paris. With the help of a gourmet guide, explore the history of the delectable desert in Europe and learn how to identify top-notch cocoa products. Put your new skills into practice as you taste a hand-picked selection of fine dark chocolate bars on a delicious journey toward becoming a true chocolate connoisseur.

When you return to your hotel, your private driver will return you to the Charles de Gaulle Airport for your return flight home. Au Revoir!

Contact Stacey Ray at 919-578-9028 or via email at info@groupittravel.com
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