We can also cater for your transportation needs to and from La Rochelle, Ile de Ré as well as heading south to the French and Spanish Basque Country.
By using our luxury transportation services, you will have a guarantee of the highest standards of service around, and benefit from the extensive knowledge of our chauffeurs.
We will bespoke your stay so that it becomes a truly memorable experience.
The terroirs, to the south of Bordeaux are renowned for their wine production. Their soils are classed as gravel and produce mostly red wines for Pessac-Leognan and sweet white wines for Sauternes.
Going for a wine tour through those terroirs, you will enjoy private visits and tastings for instance at Château Pape Clément, Château Fieuzal or Château Haut-Bailly in Pessac-Leognan. If you prefer an amazing family owned vineyard you should try Fr Château Raymond Lafon, an amazing family owned or the illustrious Château D’Yquem. You may also want to stop for lunch at La Table du Lavoir, the brasserie of the famous Hotel & SPA Les Sources de Caudalie, at the heart of the vineyards.
Provence has a long held strategic location given its position by the sea. Just as strategic was the position of the Château d’If and the Islands of Frioul in the middle of the bay, where pirates dropped anchor in times past.
Your chauffeur can take you on an excursion along the water’s edge to enjoy the sunshine and to see the natural limestone formation known as the Calanques. If you are dining out, do not forget to taste a good bouillabaisse, the region’s most famous dish.
With your Chabé chauffeur, you can embark on an exploration of the famous calanques, or rocky coves. The typical 18th-century village of Cassis and its small fishing port will be the ideal starting point. From there, you can visit Cap Canaille, the tallest cliff in Europe. If it’s heights you’re looking for, the Sainte-Baume Mountains are waiting for you – its famous cave is a must-see.
In Allauch, you’ll become familiar with the hill of Notre-Dame-du-Château, especially if you have the opportunity to visit in the period of the Midnight Mass, for the descent of the shepherds.
The city of Aix-en-Provence was founded by the Romans in 123 BC, and is renowned for its Roman baths. It is proud to be one of the sunniest cities in France, with more than 300 days of blue sky per year. It contains over a thousand fountains, as well as cafés, bookstores and beautiful residences along the Cours Mirabeau Boulevard, which separates the Old City from the more recent neighbourhoods.
Ask to be dropped off along the Cours Mirabeau, in the Old City and in the Mazarin Quarter, and don’t hesitate to stop at a café or a market.
Marseille, the Provençale city par excellence, offers its visitors a cultural heritage rich in history and with a diverse culture. Ask your chauffeur to take you to follow in the footsteps of Napoléon III, who had the Palais du Pharo built in 1858. Then ask your chauffeur to take you to Notre Dame-de-la-Garde basilica, known as ‘La Bonne Mère’ (the ‘Good Mother’), built in 1214. Within the heart of the city, he can also show you the Palais des Arts, dating from the 19th century.
Between palaces and churches, Greek and Roman ruins, cathedrals, castles and botanical gardens, your chauffeur will help you to discover Marseille’s heritage.
Marseille is enriched by its 2,600-year-old history. Passing through the hands of the Romans, the Visigoths and the Francs, it reigned in the region for centuries before its power waned in the Middle-Ages, only to regain its former glory after the French Revolution. Since the end of the 20th century, the city has been booming once again.
Marseille remains a crossroads between the civilizations of Europe and North Africa, which lies just across the sea. It is a city of art and history, and in 2013 it welcomed more than 10 million visitors as the European Capital of Culture. It was also voted European City of 2014.
Explore the perfume area with Molinard, Fragonard, Galimard and the International Museum with its stunning gardens. The perfumers can help you create your own perfume through demonstrations and workshops. It is a fascinating experience, as you are guided through all the stages of perfume making from selecting raw materials, the distillation process and enfleurage, through to the creation of the final scent.
Discover also its prehistoric architecture, walking down it winding lanes, exploring the Notre-Dame du Puy cathedral, and its bustling squares and spectacular private mansions.
From Cannes to Monaco, by way of Nice and St Paul de Vence; discover the landscapes and mythical places of French Riviera. Visit Monaco home to its Royal Family its famous “Rock” or Nice and stroll along the Promenade des Anglais, its stunning crystal pier. As an extra treat, discover the old town of Eze and St Paul de Vence; two typical villages overhanging the Mediterranean Sea.
We also recommend you to visit the Cannoise region in the evening as well as admiring Monaco, La Napoule or Antibes by night. A visit by our chauffeur service will ensure you have a special evening and night to remember.
Your chauffeur can drive you between a typical Provençal village of Grimaud and the glitzy and jet set town of Saint Tropez, where high above the city you can enjoy the fantastic views of the massif of Esterel.
Visit various and famous vineyards of the region, including Font du Broc, St Martin Castle, Castle of Rasque and Saint Roseline. The owners will be delighted to welcome you into their domain and to share their passion for wine making.
During your chauffeured excursions in the French Riveira, discover in comfort the Foundation Maeght in Saint Paul de Vence, the Picasso Museum in Antibes or Biot with its Art galleries and glass factories.
Go off the main routes to explore villages which inspired artists such as Matisse, Picasso, Renoir or Cézanne.
Cognac is a city in the Charente, famous for its most elegant beverage. The city is known around the world for its Cognac and its historical heritage. Designated as the City of Arts and History, it holds in its heart some of the most beautiful castles, churches and museums. It hosts wonderful gardens dotted along the river Charente that you can enjoy whilst strolling the river banks.
Your chauffeur will be fully conversant of the region of Cognac and can show you some of the most prestigious names in the Cognac industry during your Wine Tour. Examples include, being able to have a private visit and tasting at Maison de Cognacs Forgeron, in Segonzac, not far from Cognac. This is a family owned distillery, where you will be hosted by the owners themselves creating an amazing shared experience with your family and friends. In the center of Cognac, you will discover la Maison des Cognacs CAMUS, one of the two oldest distilleries in the city. You will be welcomed by the VIP Ambassador and given the exquisite opportunity to participate in the Master Blender workshop, organized only for private visits. In this workshop, you will learn the fine art of making Cognac and will take home your very own blended bottle of Cognac.
Cognac Hennessy or Cognacs Remy Martin will of course be on the program too. When you are ready for lunch, you should try La Brasserie de la Distillery at the heart of Les Chais Monnet in the old quarter of Cognac.
The Medoc region is so large that hundreds of wineries are dotted around its peninsula. The region reaches 70 miles north of Bordeaux, then bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the west and the Gironde Estuary to the east. Whilst you are there you will be able to visit the classified first growths of 1855, crus Bourgeois. On your wine tour, explore the most famous wineries of Medoc dotting the Route des Chateaux or visit more family-oriented wineries.
Whilst touring along the Route des Chateaux, your chauffeur will answer all the questions you whave and will share a few secrets about the history of wine making in Médoc. Your tailor-made schedule will take you to the likes of Château Lafon-Rochet, Château Lynch Bages in Saint-Estephe and Pauillac, but also Château Beychevelle and Gruaud-Larose in Saint-Julien, or further down south Château Palmer and Château Marquis D’Alesme in Margaux.
If you happen to have enough time for lunch, you should not miss Le Saint-Julien. This restaurant is famous for its local cuisine and is situation in the village of Saint-Julien-Beychevelle, right in the middle of the vineyards.
Situated 25 miles east of Bordeaux, at the heart of the Libournais region, the millennial village of Saint-Emilion attracts guests for its timeless monuments and vineyards known from around the world. The medieval village of St Emilion, and its surrounding countryside and vineyards are protected under the UNESCO World Heritage scheme.
You will not believe your eyes when you will see vineyards such as Château Angelus, Château Cheval Blanc, Château Pavie or Château Beauséjour Duffau Lagarosse, producing some of the most exclusive wines in the world. Alternatively Château Larmande and Château Tour Saint Christophe, provide a just as exclusive experience while more personal.
Bordeaux is for its surrounding vineyards. Explore through a wine tour in St Emilion, La Route des Chateaux (the incredible road winding through the most iconic properties in Medoc), Sauternes and Pessac-Leognan. Our chauffeurs are specifically chosen for their knowledge of the wine region and they benefit from our in-house training and have access to the most private and secret properties.
Bordeaux has such exceptional architecture that the entire city is classed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. With over 350 listed buildings, your chauffeur will be able to take you on a sightseeing journey from the Grand-Théatre to the Place Pey-Berland via Place de la Bourse. The chauffeur will travel with you along the river all the way to the Pont de Pierre, where you can finish your tour of Bordeaux’s monuments with a glass of wine in the Saint-Pierre quarter.
If you like culture, Bordeaux is brimming with exhibition and performance venues: theatre, dance, music, opera… Just ask for a program!
Bilbao is a magnificent city, famous worldwide for its Guggenheim museum, which is located in an innovative building designed by architect Frank Gehry and exhibits works of modern and contemporary art.
Enhance your experience with a Chabé’s chauffeur and sit back as we take you to the first transporter bridge built in metal, and now classified as a UNESCO world heritage site. Discover the coast and its beautiful landscapes, from Getxo to the fishing villages of Sopelana and Plentzia, also renowned for the area’s best surfing beaches.
Immerse yourself in greenery in the Navarre, the perfect place for rural getaways with its forests, desert, gorges, caves and springs. An ecological crossroads and a migratory paradise.
Prefer the city? Ask to be taken to Pamplona, where you can explore the Citadel and the Vuelta del Castillo. The green belt that surrounds the city also offers a natural haven around the heart of the city. It comprises 280,000 square meters of trees and fields that intertwine around the fort, erected between 1571 and 1645. The Arga River Park, the Route of Santiago de Compostela and the city’s cathedrals and churches are also all worth a visit.
This city in northern Spain on the border with France is bursting with unrivalled possibilities for visitors. Voted Europe’s Cultural Capital, you can discover museums, galleries, cinemas, theatres and more, all within the magnificent setting of the Bay of la Concha, a summer attraction with its sweeping beaches.
Whether you enjoy sports, nature or architecture, this city is perfect for you. Run the marathon, explore the mountains or visit buildings from the Belle Époque. You won’t be disappointed!
Exploring a little further inland, the region is scattered with caves like the one at Oxocelhaya, which is a masterpiece of nature, and at Isturitz which was a gathering place in prehistoric times. Slightly further still, explore the Sare cave, a prehistoric settlement with its origin in Basque mythology.
Make a stop at Saint Pée sur Nivelle for a breath of fresh air in this exceptional region that boasts a lake and preserved natural beauty. Take the opportunity to discover the legendary Basque sports of xistera and pelota ball in a site that retraces Basque history.
In Biarritz, you can spend your day strolling along the beaches and past renowned surf spots. In the evening, dine in the tapas bars, try your luck at the casino or go dancing in the nightclubs.
In Anglet, take to the sea on a paddleboard or in a kayak, recharge in a spa and go for a walk in the Izadia Ecological Park.
Finally, in Bayonne, classified as a ‘City of Art and History’, follow the Route of Santiago de Compostela as you visit the cathedral, the ramparts and the old castle. Don’t forget to take a break and enjoy a meal in one of the many restaurants and bodegas in the old quarter.
The Corbières is a mountainous regiion of the Pyrénées Orientales region in South Eastern France. Its climate is Mediterranean and it is known for its wine. Travel along the vineyards whose designation; Corbières AOC is the largest in the Languedoc.
A land full of history and early of humanity, it has been occupied since pre-historic times by Tautavel Man and then in the Middle Ages by the Cathares. Your chauffeur can take you to the castles and abbeys on the Corbières’ crests and help you discover its secrets and admire its superb panorama.
Gaillac is a millennium town founded over 1,000 years ago. With its architecture made out of pink bricks, it is a typical settlement of the south west of France. It is known for its wine and owes its development to the pastel dye industry and river trade exporting its goods via its harbour.
This sublime city is gifted with a long heritage. Let your chauffeur drive you around the numerous monuments, parks and little streets before discovering the gastronomy and the vineyards by walking along the Chemins de la Vigne.
Albi is a city located in the department of the Tarn. Its red bricks give to this town a softness and an atmosphere typical of the south west of France.
Our chauffeur can drive you to the Cathédrale Sainte Cécile, the only cathedral exclusively made of bricks. The Palais de la Berbie is worth a visit which is a sumptuous palace made for the bishops of the day and today hosts the museum Toulouse-Lautrec. You can also visit the cloister and church Saint-Salvi and wonder at the Vieil Alby (old Abli); or go to the “Pont-vieux” the oldest bridge of France built in 1040.
Lourdes is a city known around the world for its Catholic pilgrimage. It attracts thousands of visitors every year who come to find solace and joy in the shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes.
Apart from the religious attractions, your chauffeur can drive you to the unmissable sites of the region like the fortified castle of Lourdes, the Pic du Midi de Bigorre with its panoramic terraces and its museography or the Cirque de Gavarnie; a colossal natural structure.
The Pays Cathare is a territory in the south of France it is located in the region of the Aude, in Ariège and in the Tarn.
This historic land is famous for its royal citadels as well as its local products and services: hotels, restaurants, gîtes, tables d’hôte, cellars, gourmet products. Discover all these treasures, comfortably seated in the back seat of your chauffeured car. Let’s go!
Located in the heart of the south west, between the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean, Toulouse, also called the “ville rose” (pink city), will seduce you with its heritage and way of life.
Sit back and relax in a luxury vehicle to discover the Basilique Saint-Sernin, the Jacobins or the imposing Capitole. Stroll at the edge of the Garonne, look around the great monuments, taste the local gastronomy and take in the best of the city. Your chauffeur will tailor your visit according to your interests.
Hiking on the Jura hills of the municipality, or cycling on the edge of the Three Lakes, there is much to explore outside of the city and if food is your passion why not visit a cheese diary or enjoy an ice cream from one of the farms. Observe the wildlife including the marmots and chamois of the Canton region. Extend your adventure by taking a boat across the lakes and stop for a picnic on a beach. Neuchâtel has many attributes that makes it worth your while to visit.
Famous for its tour of Lake Lucerne, the Waldstätterweg path will allow you to discover this magnificent city in several stages. Take a step back in time with a visit to downtown Lucerne and experience its needle barrage and dam and its Chapel Bridge.
Sitting between lake and mountain, come and discover the breath-taking landscapes of Interlaken. The turquoise lake of Brienz and the deep blue lake of Thun nestle in the picturesque mountains to create a landscape perfect for adventure.
Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the old city of Bern, the federal capital, is full of small streets full of secrets and impressive curiosities. Come discover the Bear Park, the Zytlogge (Clock Tower) and explore the lively Matte district.
Considered as the cultural capital of Switzerland, Basel literally reveals its treasure on every street corner. You can enjoy the thematic diversity, visiting one of the forty museums or strolling through the old town to discover the numerous art galleries and a lively theatrical and musical scene.
This waterfront city nestled in the heart of Switzerland delights visitors with its excellent quality of life. You can enjoy the magnificent panoramic view of the city and the Alps from the Uetliberg. Hosting the famous “path of the planets” which gives a fascinating overview of the solar system, you can also enjoy the excursions offered throughout this idyllic setting in all seasons.
Located in the south of the country on the north shore of Lake Lugano, surrounded by several peaks with breathtaking views. Lugano is a popular destination for its mild climate during the flowering period of the camellias. The historic and pedestrian center of the city will allow you to discover its multiple Lombard-style buildings as well as these museums and a calendar of prolific events.
The world-famous Mont-Blanc is a 4810 m mountain of rock, snow and ice. Considered to be the roof of Europe, it continues to attract millions of visitors every year and thousands of mountaineers dreaming of defeating it. If this is not for you, Bossons and La Mer de Glace glaciers are fascinating to visit as is The Ice Cave. We can also provide excursions to Avoriaz, Courchevel, Megève, Meribel, Val d´Isère and Val Thorens.
Switzerland alone brings together some 48 peaks over 4000m, making it one of the most popular ski destinations in the world. With some 200 ski resorts, you will surely find the right ski resort for you. Enjoy a variety of mountain experiences from skiing in the very best resorts in the world including Cran Montana, Davos, Gstaad, St Moritz, Verbier and Zermatt; to just visiting the mountains and glaciers (Aletsh, Breithorn, Jungfrau, Glacier 3000), the mountains can be enjoyed all year around.
With its 1,400 hectares of vineyards, Geneva is the third largest wine producing region in Switzerland. Around 95 cellars produce a range of quality wines, such as Chasselas and Gamey. Your chauffeur will take you on a splendid itinerary, exploring the vineyards of Geneva and the village of Satigny, where you’ll enjoy an exceptional view of Mont-Salève.
Sit back in one of our cars and let us take you on a tour combining tastings of both wines and regional produce.
Geneva is the birthplace of fine watchmaking for more than four centuries: this amazing legacy, is envied and is always advancing. The reputation of Swiss watchmaking remains unparalleled and is evidenced everywhere, from Rue du Rhône and its luxurious jewellery store window fronts to the Patek Philippe museum, famous for its extraordinary collection of watches.
Your chauffeur can take you to Passage Malbuisson where you can admire the know-how of a master-watchmaker at the Bucherer Boutique. An exclusive moment, straight from the workshop to this prestigious instrument making house.
Montreux is a world-renowned lakeside resort town, frequented since the early 20th century by English tourists. Nearby, the Château de Chillon, a thousand-year-old monument, has long been a source of inspiration for artists. You’re sure to fall in love with it too.
Let us guide you through mountain pastures and the medieval town of Gruyères, where you will be seduced by its charm and its picturesque architecture. Just beneath the Château, La Maison du Gruyère invites you to discover the secrets and ancestral traditions behind the famous local cheese: Gruyère AOP.
A city of water, between the lake and the mountains, Evian is famous for its thermal baths and the Cachat spring. You’re sure to be seduced by its promenade along the lake, its casino, its theatre and its pedestrianised streets.
Classified as one of France’s ‘Most Beautiful Villages’, Yvoire is worth a detour. It’s an authentic fishing village, remarkable for its abundant flowers and brought to life with artists and craftsmen. With its port, its ramparts, its church and its château overlooking the Léman Lake, the town known as ‘the pearl of the Léman’ will reveal its charm to you.
Discover the charm and the history of this city. Your chauffeur will be able to guide you through its bustling markets, the place de la Palud and the City Hall. If you wish, your chauffeur can take you to the Lausanne Cathedral, one of Europe’s most beautiful gothic cathedrals, where you’ll marvel at its rose window and portal.
Ouchy is undoubtedly a jewel of Lausanne with its docks and its parks, the charm of the lake and its boats, and its splendid view over the Alps of the Savoie region. Pay homage to the men and women who celebrate and have lived the Olympic ideal at the newly renovated Olympic Museum.
Let your chauffeur take you along Lake Geneva. Discover the charm and history of Lausanne with its pedestrian streets, the Town Hall and The Cathedral. Visit Montreux: the city of The Jazz Festival, you will succumb to its charm with its covered market, the Montreux-Palace, the quays and so much more.
Let your chauffeur drive you to the other side of the border to Evian, between the lake and the mountains, which benefits from an exceptional natural environment. Evian is also renowned for its quality thermal facilities and its pure mineral water. Next to Evian, discover Yvoire, listed among the most beautiful villages of France, it has kept its medieval atmosphere: castle, doors, ramparts, church and many other redeeming features.
Walk along Geneva’s lakeside and admire “le Jet d’Eau”, a water fountain famous all over the world. From its quays, you will enjoy an exceptional view of the lake and the mountains. Take your photo as a souvenir of The Flower Clock a renewable living masterpiece.
Your chauffeur can also drive you to Switzerland’s biggest historical city, la Vieille-Ville, overlooked by St. Peter’s Cathedral, from where you’ll get a stunning panorama.
Back along the Rhône, your chauffeur can drive you to the southern part of France to the village of Châteauneuf-du-Pape, famous worldwide for its wines.
Wander along the city and its heritage, known for its most famous monument Château des Papes. Visit the regions cellars and must see attractions that your chauffeur can recommend to you. Discover the vineyards of the regions and explore the numerous castles that open their doors to share their wealth, opulence and secrets. Sites that are worth a visit include Alain Jaume et Fils, Cave des Femmes Vignes Rhône and Cave du Verger des Papes.
Visit the city in your luxury vehicle, guided by your chauffeur. Explore Annecy, its lake, its old city, its narrow lanes and arcades, its traditional market and its restaurants and so much more.
Don’t forget to take a tour of the Château des Ducs de Savoie, the Château of Menton and the medieval prison. Take a trip on the Libellule riverboat or climb up to the Col de la Forclaz, where you’ll enjoy a panoramic view including watching paragliders sail high above the lake.
Many different routes can be explored through Beaujolais: Morgon, Brouilly, Côtes de Brouilly, Fleurie Beaujolais Village and many more. You can also visit medieval villages, including Ternand, Oingt (one of France’s ‘Most Beautiful Villages’), Bagnols or Moiré, dating to the 10th and 11th century.
As for restaurants, you will find everything from fine dining at the Château de Bagnols, through to simpler cuisine at La Terrasse d’Oignt, or alternatively try the traditional cuisine of le Coq in Julienas. Enjoy the region’s pleasures guided by a local expert from our team of expert chauffeurs.
The medieval city of Pérouges is classified as one of France’s ‘Most Beautiful Villages’, an important tourist site in the region. The architecture is typical of the Middle Ages, featuring a double fortified wall and houses dating to the 15th and 16th centuries.
Discover the secrets of the wines of Saint-Lager, Odenas, Villié-Morgon and Pizay during tastings. Enjoy lunch at the Hostellerie de Perouges or head towards the region of Beaujolais which is along the route de la Dombes, with a stop at Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne along the way.
Situated within the confines of the Paris Basin, the Saône plains and the Massif Central; Burgundy offers all the richness of the Grands Crus, showcasing family-run and produced vineyards and prestigious classified wines. Take off on an 8-hour excursion through the region’s vineyards.
Discover the landmark sites and exceptional monuments of Burgundy including the Fontenay and Vézelay Abby (UNESCO world heritage sites), the Abbey of Cîteaux and Cluny, the Château du Clos de Vougeot and the Hospices de Beaune.
True wine enthusiasts should plan a tour that includes winery tours and tastings of the very best vintages. Your chauffeur can take you on a tour of the finest wine in the region over the course of a 6-8 hour excursion.
Leaving from Lyon, stop for an apéritif tasting in Cornas; at the Maisons Chapoutier and Jaboulet, or at Châteauneuf-du-Pape and Saint-Joseph.
We recommend lunch at the restaurant Le Quai, ideally situated on the banks of the Rhône River and afterwards visit the Vignoble de l’Hermitage around la Chapelle and enjoy a panoramic view over the Rhône valley.
Set off on a historic ride through the medieval and renaissance city of Lyon. From Saint Paul to Saint George; Vieux-Lyon extends over 24 hectares along the banks of the river Saône. Immerse yourself in the history and ambiance of the city by visiting the archaeological sites and the Gallo-Roman theatre. Lyon’s architecture along the banks of the Saône is a testament to the classical Renaissance period.
Let a Chabé chauffeur be your guide, they will reveal to you the secrets and anecdotes about this historic site, the first preserved site to be inscribed in France in 1998 as a UNESCO’s World Heritage site.
Immerse yourself in a decisive page of Western history. More than 70 years after Operation Overlord changed the course of history on June 6, 1944, leading to the liberation of France from the Nazis and the Allied victory in the war. Today you can make a pilgrimage to these famous battlefields.
Your chauffeur will take you on a tour of the site of the Normandy Landings: from the legendary Omaha Beach to the Utah Beach and Sainte-Mère-l’Eglise, explore the poignant setting of “the longest day” at your own pace.
The Normandy coast is a year-round festival of art and culture dotted with historical towns, wonderful beaches, seaside resorts and medieval villages. However choose to enjoy it, your chauffeur can make it happen.
Normandy is one the main horse breeding regions in France, so why not spend a few hours at the Deauville-La Touques Racecourse? If yachting is more your thing, Honfleur’s old dock provides no better site for sailing. You can also experience Honfleur’s artistic heritage; recognized as one of the cradles of Impressionism, including William Turner, Gustave Courbet, Claude Monet, Charles Baudelaire, Erik Satie and more.
What would a trip to France be without visiting its world-famous Champagne country? The neighbouring villages of Reims and Epernay are at the epicentre of Champagne production and compete for the title of Champagne city. Follow the Route Touristique du Champagne circuit, visit the famous estates, tour the vineyards and sample some bubbly in their cellars as the grand finale. Your chauffeur will be happy to store a case or two of your favourite bottles in the boot of the car to take back to Paris.
Each year, millions of bottles mature underground in the former chalk mines, some dating back to Gallo-Roman times. If history is your thing, ask your chauffeur to take you on a tour of Reims’ many Gallo-Roman monuments.
The fairy tale Loire Valley is just two hours from Paris by car. Since 2000, it has been included on the UNESCO list of World Heritage sites as a living cultural landscape and is ideal for a road trip.
The Loire came to life during the Renaissance, when French Kings and the nobility built extravagant country retreats, designed for their enjoyment and entertaining. The chateaux’s were an extension of court life outside of Paris. Surrounding these magnificent royal castles is an enchanting and fertile landscape of woodlands, vineyards and rivers.
The pioneering impressionist painter Claude Monet moved to Giverny with his family in 1883 at the age of 43. The village of Giverny is located 75 kilometres from Paris and is where he spent the second half of his life. Here he created an exceptional garden that served as the primary inspiration for his art.
An advocate for getting art out of the studio and into nature, Monet painted outdoors, “en plein air,” inspired by his sumptuous garden, which acted as a living tableau. The artist spent three decades creating hundreds of paintings inspired by the water lilies in his Japanese water garden. Today the house and gardens are much as they were a century ago.
One of France’s most symbolic monuments and one of the most beautiful achievements of 17th century French architecture; the Palace of Versailles began as Louis XIII’s hunting lodge before his son Louis XIV transformed and expanded it in the 17th century. He moved the Royal Court and Government of France to Versailles in 1682 and created the palace we know today. It remains a symbol of royal power and an embodiment of classical French Art, and today is a UNESCO World Heritage Listed site.
Visit it in style and travel the 20 kilometres from Paris in all the comfort of a private chauffeur driven vehicle.
Any visit to Paris is not complete without seeing some of the world’s most important artistic masterpieces with your very own eyes.
From Montmartre to Montparnasse, much of the history of Modern Art was written somewhere in Paris, where artists such as Picasso, Matisse or Duchamp invented new ways of seeing and thinking. Over 170 museum houses demonstrate the city’s historic engagement with culture. Painting, architecture, sculpture, music, the decorative arts, fashion: whatever your interests are, your chauffeur can take you there, in comfort and style to the city’s very best sites.
Paris is an inexhaustible source of delight and inspiration. Whatever you want to explore – whether it’s some of the city’s historic monuments, its parks and gardens, the gourmet cuisine, the multitude of cultural treasures, the luxury boutiques, or all that and more – your chauffeur knows how to make it happen in comfort and style. Make Paris your own.
Comfortably seated in the back of your vehicle, discover the Eiffel Tower, the Place de la Concorde, the Arc de Triomphe, the Champs-Elysées, the Pont Neuf, the Pont Alexandre III, the Pont des Arts, the Pont Mirabeau, to name only a few of the wonders of the city…
Sink back into your leather seat and get ready to do it in style! Fashion was practically invented in Paris, and any visit is not complete until you have bought a piece of Parisian chic to take home with you.
Whether you’re looking to explore the renowned fashion houses and luxury brands of Paris, or to buy from younger labels and cutting-edge designers that you won’t find back home, your private chauffeur knows where the action is.
Your chauffeur will drop you at the door of the best addresses, then will be waiting with a smile when you emerge, ready to store your bags in the boot and continue the retail whirlwind.