Parisian Culture and Cuisine (E4129-20)
A Trip for Two to Paris, France (Europe) for Six Days & Five Nights with Economy Class Air, Including a Workshop at Le Ritz Escoffier or Elegant Cooking, a Tour of Paris, Lunch at Altitude 95 at the Eiffel Tower, and a River Seine Cruise
Whatever your age or interest, each month in Paris has its unique attractions and pleasures: cutting-edge fashion, food, and fun offered against a backdrop of 3,000 years worth of history! Tour the magnificent landmarks and sites of this beautiful city, and then cruise along the River Seine. Savor the culinary delights of French cuisine as you learn the techniques behind preparing your favorite food, and dine at the famous restaurant at the Eiffel Tower.
The hotel Le Littre is peacefully located on the Paris Left Bank, between Saint Germain des Pres and Montparnasse, the new areas for fashion designers and luxury shops. Stroll up and down the famous Champs Elysees and pose in front the Arc de Triomphe, which impressively stands above the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, solemnly commemorating the dead of the two world wars.
For cooks from around the world, Le Ritz Escoffier and Elegant in Paris are the schools for learning the secrets of French cuisine. Master the artful French techniques under the supervision of professionals. In a country that considers food preparation to be an art, these are the places of culinary dreams … and where Julia Child learned to cook!
Lunch at Altitude 95 is sure to be a memorable experience! The large windows of this restaurant, located on the first floor of the Eiffel Tower, offer breathtaking views of the Trocadero, as well as up-close views of the tower itself. Savor delicious traditional French cuisine while enjoying quintessential Paris!
Your Seine River cruise is an exceptional and relaxing way to explore the city of romance. It will take you along the cherished river along Paris’ most treasured landmarks, including the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, and Notre Dame, and under numerous bridges, including Pont-Neuf, the oldest, built in 1607.
Your trip for two includes:
- Round trip Economy Class air
- 6 days/5 nights accommodations at the Hotel Le Littre in a Superior room
- A hands-on cooking course at Le Ritz Escoffier or Elegant Cooking
- 2-hour sightseeing tour of Paris by minivan
- Lunch at Altitude 95, the restaurant on the first floor of the Eiffel Tower
- 1-hour River Seine cruise
- Daily complimentary breakfast
- All room-related taxes (including VAT)
- Free concierge reservation service
First Class air available upon request.
PACKAGE NUMBER: E4129-20
MINIMUM BID: $7,500
ESTIMATED VALUE: $10,900
TERMS AND CONDITIONS:Travel packages are non-refundable and subject to availability. Certificates/gift cards cannot be replaced. Passport required for travel outside the U.S. Airport taxes and fees are the responsibility of the passenger. Flights may not be upgraded with miles. Reservations must be made at least 30 days in advance of travel. Hotel stay is valid through 12/31/2012. Hotel blackout dates: June 14-17, September 3-7, and October 1-21. Hotel may be substituted with equal or better accommodations. Package does not include Paris city tax. Trip insurance is available and strongly recommended. To purchase, simply call 1-800-348-9505 and reference Code 83502694. Package originates from the Contiguous US or Canada.