Allons-y! Ignite the senses on a journey to romantic Paris, chromatic Provence and the sparkling French Riviera. Mouthwatering cuisine, stunning views, art, and history create a trip that shows you the true essence of France.
Ladies, it’s time to embark on a journey like no other – an adventure that celebrates the spirit of Sisterhood while immersing you in the exquisite beauty of France. Get ready to unlock the treasures of Paris, Provence, and Nice with our exclusive women-only VIP travel tour.
At Sisterhood Travels, we believe that journeys are meant to be shared, memories are meant to be cherished, and women are meant to empower each other. Our women-only VIP travel tour promises an intimate, enriching, and empowering experience where you can connect, relax, and explore with like-minded women.
Don’t miss this extraordinary opportunity to create unforgettable memories, forge lifelong friendships, and immerse yourself in the splendor of France. Join us on this journey of a lifetime because you deserve nothing but the best. Embrace the Magic of France with Sisterhood Travels – where every moment is an invitation to celebrate Sisterhood and the world’s wonders.
Our journey begins in the City of Love, Paris. Imagine cruising down the iconic Seine River, where the Eiffel Tower dazzles in the twilight, and the City of Lights reveals its romantic allure.
In Provence, a region known for its culinary delights, you'll embark on a truffle-hunting adventure guided by a local chef and their talented truffle-sniffing companions. Unearth the secrets of this elusive delicacy.
After the truffle hunt, savor the spoils of your adventure with a private, chef-prepared lunch featuring the day's culinary discoveries.
Explore charming Saint-Remy, a town that inspired the great Van Gogh, and then wander through the ancient village of Les Baux-de-Provence, perched on a rocky outcrop, offering panoramic views that will leave you breathless.
In the fragrance capital of Grasse, you'll delve into the art of perfumery, crafting your very own signature scent under the guidance of a master perfumer.
Meander through the enchanting streets of St. Paul de Vence, an artistic haven and one of the most picturesque medieval villages in France.
Step into the opulence of the Rothschild Villa, a hidden gem nestled in the hills of Nice. Experience its grandeur with an exclusive private visit and indulge in a delectable lunch at the charming tearoom.
Welcome to Paris, the brilliant capital of France. Upon arrival at the airport, your driver will transport you to our beautiful hotel in the heart of Paris. You’ll have plenty of time to rest, rejuvenate, and explore independently. Feel free to join your new Sisters for an informal gathering in the hotel this evening. No meals are included today.
Hotel: Renaissance Paris Republique Hotel
Your day is free to do what you wish. This evening, we’ll toast “sante” to the beginning of our grand adventure at our Welcome Dinner.
Hotel: Renaissance Paris Republique Hotel (Breakfast and Dinner)
Today, we’ll do as the locals do as we step aboard Le Métro – our main mode of transportation while in Paris. As we learn to navigate the city with our private Tour Director, embrace the freedom to set off later as you wish.
Our first stop will be the hip and historic district of Le Marais. We’ll join a local foodie and venture to the neighborhood’s beloved venues, getting a taste of the cozy shops and Parisian flavors before pausing at a local bistro for a glass of wine and the plat du jour.
In the early afternoon, we’ll walk down to Île de la Cité, and take in the progress of restoration efforts of Notre Dame Cathedral.
Later, we’ll glide along the Banks of the Seine (UNESCO) on a river cruise admiring the Eiffel Tower and the city’s famous bridges. Spend the evening dining where you wish with your Sisters.
Hotel: Renaissance Paris Republique Hotel (Breakfast and Lunch)
Today, we’ll enjoy a fascinating visit to the incomparable Palace of Versailles. The palace and gardens of Versailles reflect the extravagant tastes of King Louis XIV, the “Sun King.” We’ll travel by coach to Versailles where our local guide will recount the history of the palace and lead us through the various rooms of the State Apartments. Of particular interest are the Queen’s bedchamber and the famous Hall of Mirrors. You’ll then have leisure time to explore the incredible gardens, some of the most famous in the world, which took over 40 years to complete.
Hotel: Renaissance Paris Republique Hotel (Breakfast)
Au revoir, Paris! We are going to grab our bags and let a TGV – France’s high-speed train – whisk us away to colorful Provence. We’ll arrive in Marseille in the early afternoon where we’ll get a quick look at France’s oldest city before we transfer to Aix, our home for the next 4 nights. This evening, the Sisterhood will savor the flavors of Provence during a tasting dinner in a local restaurant.
Hotel: Grand Hotel Roi Rene (Breakfast and Dinner)
Let a memorable epicurean adventure commence with a truffle hunt led by a local chef and trained, truffle-sniffing dogs. Avant la chasse (the hunt), will visit a goat farm nestled among rich landscapes that inspired van Gogh, Picasso, and Renoir to learn secrets of regional cheese production and sample the results. Then we’ll savor a lunch featuring freshly prepared Provencal specialties whipped up by our chef.
Back in Aix, the balance of the afternoon is yours to join your Sisters for independent exploration. Perhaps you’ll take a stroll along Le Cours Mirabeau. This tree-lined, pedestrianized avenue is dotted by fountains and cafés cherished by locals and visitors alike.
Hotel: Grand Hotel Roi Rene (Breakfast and Lunch)
This morning, we’ll journey to the fishing village of Cassis. Sheltered by the Calanques National Park on one side and the mighty Cap Canaille on the other, Cassis charms with its multicolored houses and array of small fishing boats, yachts and sailboats quietly bobbing in the town’s harbor.
Then, explore the National Park’s coves and inlets by land or sea because it’s your choice! Relax on a scenic cruise for views of the towering cliffs -OR- challenge yourself on a hike through the Mediterranean shrub to view the rugged landscape from above. No matter your choice, once back in Cassis make the most of your free time with your Sisters, perhaps tasting a traditional bouillabaisse fish stew before returning to Aix in the mid-afternoon.
Hotel: Grand Hotel Roi Rene (B)
Whatever your image of Provence is – quaint villages, rolling fields, silvery olive groves – experience the best this region has to offer on another exclusive journey today. We’ll start our morning in the historic village of Saint-Rémy and immerse ourselves in its bustling weekly market. Meander the cobbled streets of Les Baux-de-Provence, a picture perfect hilltop village. Before returning to Aix, we’ll experience one of the world’s most impressive multimedia presentations: the Carrières de Lumières. Making use of a former quarry, iconic works of art are projected onto the surrounding rock, accompanied by stirring music.
Hotel: Grand Hotel Roi Rene (Breakfast)
This morning, we’ll traverse southern France en route to the French Riviera. We’ll pause in Grasse to learn the secrets of perfume making during a hands-on workshop led by an expert perfumer, affectionately referred to as “Nez” (Nose).
We’ll arrive in Nice in the late afternoon and settle in for a 3-night stay in the leading resort town of the Côte d’Azur. This evening, we’ll taste Mediterranean-inspired French cuisine during dinner at a local restaurant.
Hotel: Hotel Massena (Breakfast and Dinner)
This morning, we’ll discover Nice’s famed flower market and be enchanted by the brightly colored blooms before journeying to historic St. Paul de Vence, situated atop a hill overlooking the beautiful countryside. We will explore this charming walled medieval village, soaking in its distinctive light said to have inspired artists such as Matisse and poet Jacques Prévert. Once we’re back in Nice this afternoon, bask in the sunshine at a local café or perhaps take in an artist’s perspective at the Chagall National Museum.
Hotel: Hotel Massena (Breakfast)
You are in for quite the treat today! We will be heading to Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, the crown jewel of the French Riviera, where we’ll visit the impressive Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild. You’ll be able to uncover the lush gardens replete with lovely views of the Mediterranean Sea. Our visit to the villa is complete with a celebratory lunch served in the Villa’s charming tearoom, where we’ll be able to graze over the Bay of Villefranche as we compare notes and experiences with our Sisters as we say “au revoir” to the magic of France.
Hotel: Hotel Massena (Breakfast and Lunch)
Sadly, our tour comes to a close today, but not without leaving you with many wonderful memories of France and all of the new best friends you’ve made with your new Sisters.
PLEASE READ THIS INFORMATION CAREFULLY
This is a consistently robust itinerary that is likely to be filled with a combination of long, active days, several early hotel departures and some long journeys by coach. There may be limited time for rest and rejuvenation as you explore these amazing destinations. There may be multiple flights and travel by non-traditional means such as safari vehicles, rickshaws/pedicabs, etc. Guests should have reasonable health and mobility and be capable of walking 1-2 miles over time over potentially difficult terrain which may include hills. Guests should be comfortable with standing for longer periods of time with no difficulty.