Traveling to France provides a chance to explore the country’s breath-taking geographical features, tour Paris (The City of Love), and discover unique French cuisines that make the country one of the most famous destinations for gastronomic travel. Besides, France vaunts plenty of accommodation that provides generous hospitality. From deluxe chateaux in the wine-producing eastern part of the country to a chic villa luxury villa for rent in Cote d’Azur and French Riviera, you will enjoy your stay in France, whether you are on a family vacation or a romantic getaway.
Planning on traveling to France? With so many accommodation options, things to do, and places to visit, planning a memorable, luxury holiday in France can be challenging. With this guide, you will gain insights into how you can enjoy a luxury vacation in “La République.”
Sleep like royalty (in luxury)
Where you choose to sleep determines the level of hospitality and luxury you enjoy at a destination. If you’re thinking of renting a villa in France is effortless as there are various types of vacation rentals located in different parts of the country. You can opt to rent a luxury castle, such as the Pearl of Loire Valley, Chateaux Midi Pyrenees, and La Chateaux Millenaire, and experience high-end hospitality with panoramic views of breath-taking landscapes like rolling hills, vineyards, and lavender fields. These castle hotels offer 5-star amenities, including luxurious rooms, en suite baths, AC, on-site fine dining, and valet parking.
Instead, you can enjoy a seaside atmosphere by renting a luxury beachfront villa in Brittany, Normandy, Aquitaine, and Basque Country. These beachfront holiday villas let you relax and enjoy awe-inspiring views of the Atlantic Ocean as you discover the various aspects of the ever-changing marine surroundings.
Indulge in exclusive tours
Although France’s palatial hotels provide royalty, you wouldn’t want to miss some of the top attractions and sites to see in La République. For a memorable holiday, it would be best to book a private excursion with the help of a knowledgeable and professional tour guide to explain to you the significance of each attraction. If you’re staying in Paris, you can explore a range of interesting and fascinating places, such as the Louvre and Palais-Royal, nestled in the First arrondissement and The Eiffel Tower and Musée d’Orsay (seventh arrondissement). These attractions usually draw large crowds. Taking an exclusive tour is a surefire means of bypassing the throngs and enjoy each of those attractions.
Alternatively, you can take a historical walking tour to various ancient sites that chronicle the 18th century French Revolution. You also wouldn’t want to miss an Art Nouveau Tour to the Palais Garnier, a picturesque and grand opera house erected during the city’s reconstructions by Haussmann. It is the centerpiece explaining new art expressions during the second half of the 19th century.
Enjoy fine-dining in a Michelin-Star Restaurant
France has been a popular destination for gastronomic travelers for years, thanks to its cooking traditions passed on from generation to generation. If you travel for food, you’ll be glad to learn that the country is home to some of the world’s top Michelin-certified restaurants.
In Paris, you can dine at Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athenee, which features simple but stylish furnishings that places the cuisines at the center stage. The restaurant serves freshly prepared meals cooked using local and regional in-season ingredients. Otherwise, you can tingle your taste buds to some tasty French meals at Le Meurice, Pavillon Ledoyen, and Restaurant Guy Savoy.