ROUTE OF BUSINESS

Tour’s features

Well designed The “French Art de Vivre” adapted to Business Men and Women. You will get familiar with the rules of professional success during the “Savoir-Vivre” workshop: The posture, the presentation, the importance of appearance, the art of French elegance based on your personal silhouette and in consideration of venues, the art of communicating efficiently (written, spoken and non-verbal), the effective public speaking, and the International Protocol.
Exclusive program -Take a romantic tour around the Paris classic landmarks by horse-drawn carriage ;
-Taste wine in an unique environment, namely one of the most prestigious Wine Château in Burgundy ;
-Sail on the Mediteranean Sea to admire the “Bay of the Billionaires” ;
-Discover the private collection of cars OR visit the Prince Palace of the Monaco Royal Family.
Tailor-made “French Art de vivre” workshop of social and business protocol ;
“French Art de vivre” workshop of wine tasting ;
Gourmet feast Taste the French gastronomy, which is carefully prepared and adapted to Chinese flavour.
High-grade “We will offer you an unique and memorable traveling experience by selecting “Châteaux”, Manors, stunning family homes or exquisite charming hotels for your accommodation.

Paris/ Bourgogne/ Versailles/ Cannes/ Nice/ Monaco/ Paris

Day 1 Paris, City of Light

Visit the Fashion museum (Palais Galliera) OR proceed with the private guided visit of Pierre Bergé - Yves Saint Laurent Foundation OR visit the newly inaugurated Louis Vuitton foundation with its extraordinary architecture, an excellent combination of business and art.
 
Have a romantic tour around the city’s classic landmarks by horse-drawn carriage: Eiffel tower / Invalides / Bridge Alexandre III / Grand Palais / The Champs Elysées / Eiffel tower, exploring the city in a distinctive way.

( PS: For D1, the morning & afternoon programs may be inverted depending on the season.)

Day 2 Paris - Fontainebleau

Morning time is up to you to enjoy different options in the Center of Paris:

Optional 1: Discovery program organized around Make Up and Hair Style
Optional 2: Discovery program organized around Relooking and Art of Shopping  
Optional 3: Luxury Perfume creation workshop in Paris Champs Elysées
Optional 4: Luxury Make Up workshop in Paris Champs Elysées
Optional 5: Discovery program organized around Gemstones
Optional 6: Cohesion and team building workshop (gaining insight into the functioning of your team by diving into the heart of a mechanical watch)
Optional 7: Guided visit of “Haute Couture” workshops specialized in the hand-made luxury boots and hats (this guided visit is open only to the public at specific times of the year)

Pay a visit to the Royal and Imperial “Château de Fontainebleau” which can proudly claim to have been a sovereign residence for eight centuries. Almost all members of French ruling dynasties, have lived within these walls.

Day 3 Fontainebleau - Dijon - Beaune

Dijon City, capital of the Dukes of Burgundy (Bourgogne) and the most pleasant living environment in France. Here, you’ll participate in the “French Art de vivre” workshop with two of our professional consultants. This discovery program includes proper table etiquette, the art of wine tasting, and so on; then drive through the road of great vintages, proudly called the Champs-Elysees of Bourgogne, meanwhile you will be taught the grape varieties unique to Burgundy region, the viticulture and vinification (winemaking) practices, and the uniqueness of individual French wine region.

As an optional extra: the French romanticism & the art of “hand kiss” workshop. You will find out the origins of French romanticism and the proper way of making a hand kiss while being introduced to a woman.

In addition, we carefully prepared an exclusive program for you—the intimate contact with the Château de Pommard (one of the famous wine-growing estate in Burgundy) OR the wine museum of Château du Clos de Vougeot (an exceptional historical monument built by monks in the 12th century).

Day 4 Beaune - Versailles (Royal City of French “Savoir Vivre and Etiquette”)

Start the guided tour of the Palace of Versailles with its famous Hall of Mirrors, private apartments of king Louis the XIV, and its beautiful gardens.

Check into your hotel near the Palace where the Treaty of Versailles was signed in 1919. Then, go for a pedestrian walk around the castle and feel that all kinds of royalty, glory, splendor, even the flames of war will inevitably fade out because only time remains eternal.

Day 5 Versailles - Paris airport - Nice/ Saint-Paul de Vence

Enjoy the opportunity of Professional “Savoir Vivre” workshop with our professional and social “Savoir Vivre” expert. You will discover the “Business Etiquette” in the professional world, the proper behavior in company and between business men and women, the intercultural relationships, the Protocol in France and abroad, and the speaking out in public. You will enhance your own appearance and the image of your team or company. You will increase your communication skills in international world, and will also learn how to feel comfortable in any professional situation.

Departure to Nice city. Upon arrival, check into your hotel along the French Riviera with an extraordinary panoramic view. Dine at the hotel restaurant (discover the French gastronomy with a Chinese twist).

Day 6 Saint-Paul de Vence - Cannes - Nice

Explore the neighborhoods and streets of Cannes, you will be seduced by the mythical places made famous by the “Festival de Cannes”, the “Palais des festivals and Congress and its "steps", and the sumptuous “Boulevard de la Croisette” where you can admire French luxury brands.

For a once in a lifetime chance, you can go for a boat trip around Cannes or Villefranche-sur-Mer to discover the magnificent villas of celebrities along the “Bay of the Billionaires”, be a billionaire for one time.

Return to Nice city and enjoy a pedestrian walk along “Promenade des Anglais” (the bay of angels, one of the world’s most beautiful bays).

Day 7 Saint-Paul de Vence - Monaco - Nice

Set off for Monaco. Visit the Prince's Palace to appreciate the imperial private collection of luxury, precious and classical cars. If you're feeling lucky you can try your hand at the Casino of Monte-Carlo.

Optional extra: Private guided visit of Hotel de Paris wine cellar, one of the world’s most prestigious wine cellars with 550,000 wine bottles.

Lunch at Alain Ducasse’s Louis XV restaurant (3 stars Michelin guide which has served the world’s most famous celebrities) or another renowned gastronomic restaurant.

Then go back to Saint-Paul de Vence and visit its village, ranked amongst the most beautiful villages of France.

Day 8 Paris - CDG airport

Checking out and transfer by coach to Nice airport and departure for Paris CDG airport for return flight to China.

FARE

This price includes :
  • Service by a chinese-speaking guide
  • Consistent follow-up of an Artoo Travel representative
  • Service by a local coach driver for transfers and excursions 
  • Accommodation with Buffet Breakfasts, sharing a double room in premium hotels
  • Half Board (drinks not included) including from Dinner on D1 to Breakfast on D8
  • All the visits mentioned in the program aside from the optional extra
  • French “Art de Vivre” workshop in Dijon
  • French “Art de Vivre” workshop in Versailles
  • Parking fees
This price does not include :
  • International airplaine fare
  • Single Rooms (7 nights)
  • File fees
  • Additional hour for chinese speaking guide and coach driver
  • Additional kilometer for coach driver
  • Tips to be provided
  • Local lunch (without drinks)
  • Additional charge for Paris-Nice-Paris to be paid at the airport for excess luggage 
  • Chinese-international breakfast the day of arrival in Paris
  • French romanticism workshop
  • Boat trip on the Bay of the Billionaires
  • Discovery program organized around Make Up and Hair Style
  • Discovery program organized around Relooking and Art of Shopping 
  • Luxury perfume creation workshop
  • Luxury Make Up workshop
  • Discovery program organized around the universe of Gemstones
  • Cohesion and team building workshop
  • Guided visit of “Haute Couture” workshops
  • Private guided visit of Hotel de Paris wine cellar in Monaco with 3 wines tasting
  • Other fees not mentioned in the program

Service VIP

  • French “Art de Vivre” workshops in Dijon and Versailles will be conducted by professional experts, to help you be more successful in commercial affairs
  • Implementation of workshops around the creation of personal perfume and the improvement of personal image, a way to light up your uncommon charms
  • Putting together and taking apart a high-end mechanical watch guided by professional experts will show you the mechanical secret, so as to experience the team building through the collaboration between all parts of a watch