Top 5 luxury experiences in Paris

Paris, one of the most romantic cities in the World, oozes style and sophistication making it one of the most popular city breaks destination. With an array of luxury activities on offer Paris can suit anyone’s needs from shopping to eating and everything in between and now that the Ritz Paris has finally re-opened the city of light is on everyone’s lips once more. Here are the top 5 luxury experiences in Paris…

Luxury Paris

1. Dine in the sky

The Eiffel Tower is almost impossible to avoid, with its sheer size it is visible from many parts of the city, but rather than just marveling at it from afar head to the 7 arrondissement and see it up close. Here you can sample French cuisine from a new height, with the sparkling lights at your feet and some of the best views paired with great cuisine, restaurant 58 Tour Eiffel is based in one of the world’s most iconic landmarks and well worth visiting.

Dine in the sky - 58 Tour Eiffel

2. Pamper yourself

Just steps away from the Champs-Elysees and repeatedly voted the best spa in Europe, the Spa at Four Seasons George V is one of the most luxurious in the city. It is infamous for its signature treatments, in particular the Marie Antoinette inspired ‘Stroll Through Versailles’ which draws on her beauty treatments at Versailles and her favourite scent, orange blossom, is used throughout the two and half hours of pure pampering. After the treatment unwind further, take a dip in the indoor pool or re-energise in the jacuzzi.

Pamper yourself - Four Seasons Georve V

3. Explore the art scene

With more than 130 museums in Paris it’s easy to get overwhelmed not to mention exhausted from queuing. One of the best ways to explore and access the most famous museums in Paris is by purchasing a skip-the- line pass – this gets you direct access to the Louvre (where you enter via an underground entrance) and a private tour so not only do you have two hours to view some of the finest art works but you have your very own expert guide to ask as many questions as you wish.

Louvre

4. Relive the past

Visiting at least one of the many Chateau’s during a trip to Paris is a must. Just a short drive from the city lies the exquisite Chateau de Vaux-le- Vicomte, the inspiration for Chateau de Versailles. Take a carriage ride around the manicured grounds of this privately-owned stately home and truly immerse yourself in the beauty and history, imagining how it was back in the 17th century. Visit on a Saturday evening when over 2,000 candles are lit inside the house and grounds to create a truly romantic and enchanting atmosphere.

Relive the past - Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte

5. Cruise along the Seine

One of the most relaxing ways to see the sites of Paris is by the water, with many river cruises to choose from its difficult to get it right. The height of Parisian chic is an evening aboard Don Juan II, it is both romantic and intimate (only 14 tables in total). Ease into one of the leather armchairs and soak up the spectacular sights as you amble down the Seine aboard this luxury yacht. Indulge in a six-course tasting menu whilst admiring the monuments during this unique three-hour excursion.

Cruise on the Seine

Images #1, #4 and #6: Shutterstock

Comments (2)

  1. amy fidler says:

    Would love to sample Paris’s art culture and luxury clothing boutiques xx and of course their food xx

  2. Mark H says:

    What is the good month to visit when there are not many tourists? I’m not so young anymore and I’m not a fan of crowded spaces.

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