Paris As You’ve Never Experienced It

Perhaps you’ve been to Paris before, but you’ve never seen it like this! Renowned for its joie de vivre, the City of Light has sites seldom seen and possibilities seldom experienced by all but a very few visitors. This popular city has a treasure trove of delights behind doors often unknown—and typically inaccessible—to the casual traveler. Private Access Journeys opens those doors to its guests.

We will introduce you to a Paris that you have never experienced and help you make Paris your own with an itinerary of experiences customized to your interests and passions. Our U.S. and in-country teams ensure that your trip is tailored entirely to your individual tastes and preferences and provide you access to experiences most travelers can only dream of.

The sample itineraries and accommodations included here are simply to give you a taste of what Private Access means. Each Private Access Journey represents a vacation built entirely around your personal taste so that your experiences are as unique as you are.

Call 888-702-6130 or email our travel director today to discuss the possibilities.  Tell us about your dream vacation, and together we will build it.

Basic Package

Includes private car and driver from airport (or train station) to rental apartment and back, as well as the cost of 1 week’s rental of a luxury apartment. Included are the concierge services of an Experience Coordinator, who will provide a private, personalized orientation to the neighborhood surrounding your rental apartment as well as personalized assistance throughout your stay.

Sample price: $5,331 for 2 people based on a mid-Septmber stay in the Degas apartment. Prices vary based on dates, accommodations and any activities and excursions you may add.

Parisian Gastronomy

This package provides the services of the Basic package in addition to the following suggested itinerary, which can be modified according to your wishes.

Day 1 – Upon your arrival in Paris, you are met and transferred to your apartment and given a personalized orientation to the neighborhood surrounding your apartment. After a chance to rest from your transatlantic flight, a car and driver will be provided to take you on a tour of the streets of Paris, seeing the monuments illuminated by street lights.

Day 2 – Explore the famed food markets of Paris with a guided tour followed by a cooking class from a master chef. Your afternoon culminates in a private cruise along the Seine in a vintage yacht, followed by dinner at an exquisite Parisian restaurant.

Day 3 – You day begins with a private baking class in a professional bakery. Spend the afternoon in Montmartre where you will be treated to a private visit of the Sacre Coeur Basilica. Dinner will be prepared for you in your apartment by a private chef.

Day 4 – Day four includes a morning tour of the Louvre with a private guide, a private Cheese and Wine Master Class, and dinner at a Parisian Bistro.

Day 5 – Explore the famed Champagne region outside of Paris by helicopter. A private gourmet picnic lunch will be served in Reims on the grounds of a chateau, weather permitting. Spend the evening strolling around Paris at your leisure or relaxing in your apartment.

Day 6 – Visit the best pastry and chocolate stores in Paris with a private “Pastry and Chocolate” tour of St. Germain followed by an afternoon guided walking tour of the Marais. Dinner will be served in Le Procope, the oldest brasserie in Paris.

Day 7- Morning: Visit the gourmet sights of the Latin Quarter on a private walking tour and end your day at the Jules Verne restaurant within the Eiffel Tower.

Day 8 – Private transfer from your apartment to the airport.

Sample price: $27,378 for 2 people, including apartment, based on a mid-September stay in the Cézanne apartment. Prices vary based on dates, accommodations and variations in schedule.

L’Amour de Paris

This package provides the services of the Basic package in addition to the following suggested itinerary, which can be modified according to your wishes.

Day 1- Upon your arrival in Paris, you are met and transferred to your apartment and given a personalized orientation to the neighborhood surrounding your apartment. After relaxing from your travels, take a limousine tour through the streets of Paris, seeing the monuments illuminated by street lights, complete with a chilled bottle of champagne. Dinner to follow at a romantic Parisian bistro.

Day 2 – Start your day with a privately guided tour of the “Passages Couverts.” A private shopper will take you on a personalized tour in the afternoon, followed by a dinner cruise along the Seine aboard a private yacht.

Day 3 – Stroll the streets of Paris, accompanied by a professional photographer who will capture your special memories and create an delightful photo album of your visit. Lunch is at your leisure with a royal carriage tour of the Eiffel Tower environs following it and dinner atop the Eiffel Tower in Le Jules Verne restaurant.

Day 4 – Spend the morning and early afternoon exploring on your own, and then visit the Chateaubriand castle by helicopter. Your privately catered dinner will be served alone in the sky, aloft in a hot air balloon. Overnight accommodations in the castle.

Day 5 – Enjoy a gourmet breakfast in the castle followed by a luxurious couples’ massage in the castle’s on-site spa. Return to Paris in the afternoon by private car and enjoy a guided “Art of Seduction” tour. A chef will prepare dinner for you in your apartment.

Day 6 – Start the day with a leisurely breakfast of café au lait and croissants at a local café followed by a private tour of the best pastry and chocolate shops in St. Germain and the Latin Quarter, as well as a tour of the Cathedral of Notre Dame. Dinner and your evening are at your leisure.

Day 7 – Spend the morning and early afternoon exploring on your own. Then join a private Wine and Cheese Master class in the afternoon. Enjoy dinner and a cabaret show in Montmartre.

Day 8 – Private transfer from your apartment to the airport.

Sample price: $39,961 for 2 people, including apartment, based on a mid-May stay in the Seurat apartment. Prices vary based on dates, accommodations and variations in schedule.

For details on some of our accommodations in Paris, click on one of the images below. For more information, contact us at 888-702-6130.

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Rodin

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Cézanne

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Monet