Departure Date: 21/12/2019
Paris is also known as the city of lights. This city is extra special especially over the festive season as the city comes alive with all the festivities. Paris is idealised by millions all over the world.
Spend 5 nights at the 4 Star Luxury Le Belmont Hotel which is located at 30 rue Bassano in the Golden Triangle, which is a hotspot for Parisian luxury and is situated just a few steps away from the Champs-Elysees, Arc de Triomphe, Avenue George V and Avenue Montaigne. It will reveal to its guests the inner poet of Paris, "the city of light."
See the Christmas Illuminations City tour by Open Top Bus. Glide along the legendary streets of Paris on this one hour long motor coach ride through the French capital. This is by far the best way to marvel at how extraordinarily beautiful the city looks when decorated for Christmas. See the city from a new vantage point from a long motor coach where you can rediscover the beauty of Paris. The colourful Christmas lights bring the night to life Paris is known throughout the world as the city of love.
Climb onto our comfortable double decker bus, sit back, relax and prepare for one of the most beautiful tours of the city you will ever see. It is the combination of the privileged perspective offered by the motor coach and the manifold twinkling Christmas lights that enhance the beauty of the city that will make you fall in love with Paris all over again. The itinerary will take you past The Opera, the Place Vendôme, the Concorde, the Champs Elysées Avenue, the Eiffel Tower, the Invalides, the Louvre Museum and all of the most important department stores… This one of a kind tour will fill you with joy and the spirit of Christmas.
On this trip you will be transported from Paris in an air-conditioned bus. Admire the beauty and history that surrounds this quaint little suburb. You will be blown away, as you make your own way to the glorious Palace of Versailles. As you look out the window and watch the landscape change before your very own eyes you will be transported comfortably in an air-conditioned bus where you will enjoy a wonderful day trip to the enchanting Palace of Versailles.
Immerse yourself into the history of the French Royal Family and explore the place which was once built by Louis XIII which was to be used as a hunting lodge and is now the wealthy suburbs of Paris. Once you arrive, you will feel like a VIP as you can enjoy the best treatment of having priority access to the skip the long lines as well as being accompanied by a trilingual hostess who will show you the way. As you enter, look out for the handy audio guide which is provided and is available in 11 languages. Wander deep into the Hall of Mirrors, a room which is famous for having held many a ceremony during the Absolute Monarchy period in France and has since inspired various imitations throughout the world for its beauty and regency. Meander over to the State Apartments, the previous hunting lodge to Louis XIII and was later renovated to create a spectacular home for the King and Queen.
After your visit you will have free time to discover the massive gardens of the Palace designed by André Le Nôtre and explore the surroundings at your own pace. This is a fabulous way of seeing Versailles and is definitely a must-see whilst in Paris.
Whilst in Paris be sure to visit the Eiffel Tower, sip champagne, enjoy a river cruise down the River Seine and enjoy all the French delicacies. Walk through the city as discover why Paris is referred to as the City of Lights, go shopping and experience all the Christmas festivities like a local.
Return flights from Johannesburg to Paris, approx. airport taxes, a 5 night stay at the 4 Star luxury Le Belmont Hotel sharing a classic room with breakfast, Christmas Illuminations City tour by Open Top Bus and a Shuttle Bus from Paris to Versailles with a Skip the Line Versailles Palace Ticket.
5 Nights from R24,945
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