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WELCOME TO
ILE DE FRANCE!

A whole world beyond Paris

 Take a day or two (at 1 hour) out of Paris !

Breathe, relax, embrace beautiful nature, forests,

picturesque villages

and pastoral atmosphere. 

Meet amazing artists, visit art galleries, museums.

Discover well known

painters houses.

Taste our local Terroir's products.

Discover Ile  de France culinary treasures and famous cheeses, liquors and more

Discover and visit amazing castles, monuments, cathedrales and attend to cultural events. 

Ile de France Region is the home of Paris (75) as well as of seven other Departments all surrounding the City of Light.

Each one of them bear a name (mostly related to the rivers crossing this territory: the Seine, the Marne, the Essonne) and a number associated : 77, 78, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95.

More than twelve million people live in this region (one of the smallest of France!) while only two and half millions live in Paris itself and Parisians love to get away to Ile de France's beautiful countryside and ressourcing spots!

What about you ?

Have you been hanging around a lot in the city and need to take a break out of town ?

A whole world is there for you to enjoy an exciting and refreshing authentic French experience !

You already have visited Versailles' Castle ? Chantilly"s ? Giverny's Monet House ?

Dozens of other magnificients Castles and fascinating Artist's houses are waiting for you at only one hour away from Paris !

I have specially selected for you the best Out of Paris Getaways !

Let me and my team drive and guide you personally, help you discover Ile de France's beautiful cities, villages, forests, gardens, museums, houses, castles, parcs and culinary treasures!

Bonne route !

You’ve come to the right place.

I hope you'll enjoy Ile de France as a real Parisian ! 

Ile de France Getaways

1 DAY Getaways

1 DAY Getaways

Nature & Art out of Paris
Getaway #010

The ideal getaway to mix both a break of fresh air and an Arty drive! 

 

You will discover the galleries and workshops of an artists' village, meet painters, sculptors and hang aroung by the  of the village and its arty boutiques.

Take a short walk in the forest of Fontainebleau known for its particular rocks and warm wood's undergrowth.

In autumn: mushroom picking!

Attend to a magical and enchanting exhibition in the forest nearby!

 

Free lunch in the artists' village depending on the season on a great terrace or warmly by the fireplace at a trendy & cosy restaurant (not included in the price)

​Culinary highlights :

Tasting of honey and special local herbal teas, ciders and other local goodies!

Paris / Getaway / Paris

Pick up  09:00 | Drop off  19:00

From 2 to 7 Guests

Your Private Tour Guide all along the getaway

From 180 € / Person 

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A day at an Artists' village and
Fontainbleau's Castle

Getaway #11

The ideal getaway to get the most of both Nature and a great  Historical moment !

You'll discover the galleries and workshops of an artists' village, meet painters, sculptors and stroll through the small shops of the village.
Take a short walk in the forest of Fontainebleau known for its particular rocks and its warm wood's undergrowth.
In autumn: mushroom picking!

 

You will visit and Tour the magnificient Fontainebleau castle and its gardens. 

Free lunch in the artists' village depending on the season on a great terrace or warmly by the fireplace at a trendy & cosy restaurant (not included in the price)

Paris / Getaway / Paris

Pick up  09:00 | Drop off  19:00

From 2 to 7 Guests

Your Private Tour Guide all along the getaway

From 210 € / Person

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A visit to Vaux-le-Vicomte' Castle,
Versailles' older brother
Getaway #12

A day between an artist’s village and one of the most fabulous private castle in Ile de France and its gardens designed by the gardener of Louis 14 himself!

 

You'll discover the galleries and workshops of an artists' village, meet painters, sculptors and stroll through the small shops of the village.
Take a short walk in the forest of Fontainebleau known for its particular rocks and its warm wood's undergrowth.
In autumn: mushroom picking!

Visit Vaux-le Vicomte castle and its gardens with your private  tour guide.

Free lunch in the artists' village depending on the season on a great terrace or warmly by the fireplace at a trendy & cosy restaurant (not included in the price)

Culinary Experience :

We’ll get to visit a fabulous local cheese farm and boutique for a great tasting experience ! (Included in the price)

Paris / Get away / Paris

Pick up  09:00. | Drop off  19:00

From 2 to 7 Guests

Your Private Tour Guide all along the getaway

From 200 € / Person

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History and Culinary in Provins
Getaway #13

A day to get away from it all and step back in time to end with a great local culinary experience!


You will discover the Medieval City by walking through the alleys of the old city together with your Tour guide and then visit the famous Tour Cesar, the magnificent roses garden and much more surprises!

Free lunch in a nice local restaurant (not included in the price)

Culinary experience :

A visit of dairy local farms and famous local Cheeses tastings (included in the Getaway Tour) and Apéro (apéritive) before going back to Paris! ​

Paris / Getaway / Paris

Pick up  09:00 | Drop off  19:00

From 2 to 7 guests 

Your Private Tour Guide all along the getaway

From 210 € / person

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A visit at a special 19th' century woman painter's House
Getaway #14

A very special day for art and painting lovers!

 

You'll discover the galleries and workshops of an artists' village, meet painters, sculptors and stroll through the small shops of the village.

Free Lunch in the artists' village according to the season on a wonderful terrace or in the warmth by the fireplace of a trendy and pleasant restaurant (not included in the price)

You will get to visit the castle home of a famous 19th century's woman painter, a very special moment : a step back in the past, just as if'd been there!

 

Tea time break with a delicious pastry in the most charming  Tea Time spot in the region (included in the price).

Paris / Getaway / Paris

Pick up  09:00. | Drop off  19:00

From 2 to 7 guests 

Your Private Tour Guide all along the getaway

From 180 € / person

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A green Day Tour just a few steps
away from Paris

Getaway #20

At less than half an hour out of Paris, the greenest and most elegant Getaway to take a deep breath of fresh air and art all together!

 

You will visit one of the most beautiful garden/museums of Paris' surroundings.

Free Lunch depending on the season, in an idyllic restaurant nestled in an elegant Parc or  in a typical franch city brasserie, outside Paris (not included in the price)

 

​In the afternoon, we continue our ride in the green in a beautiful parc and we'll get to visit one of the most impressive and ancient rose gardens of France !

Paris / Getaway / Paris

Pick up  9:00 | Drop off  19:00

From 2 to 7 guests 

Your Private Tour Guide all along the getaway

From 170 € / person

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The secret Castle, Home of King Louis the 14th's second spouse
Getaway #21

Did you know that King Louis 14 led a parallel life in a magnificent castle not far from Versailles? And that a few kilometers away from there is an old city with an outstanding cathedral dating from the 13th century?

Your will visit the magnificent Maintenon Castle, home of Madame de Maintenon, Louis the 14th’s governess’ other children, away from the court.

You will get to discover the impressive viaduct King Louis the 14th had begun to build to bring water to the Palace of Versailles.

Free Lunch at a secret address where the French football team love to eat too...(not included in the price)

You will visit Chartres’ Old city and of course its outstanding Cathedral.

 

Culinary Highlight: Tasting of a sweet and salty local specialty...

Paris / Getaway / Paris

Pick up  09:00. | Drop off  20:00

From 2 to 7 guests 

Your Private Tour Guide all along the getaway

From 220 € / person

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A journey around Napoleon and
the 19th Century Judaïsm

Getaway #22

A day navigating through Napoleon and the 19th Century (Jewish) Bourgeoisie.

Splendors, grandeur and aesthetics...

 

You will visit one of the most impressive Castle and its gardens and Parks.

An intimate visit at Napoleon's family's country House and how some Jewish mysterious figures impacted France' History.

Free Lunch at a typical's  Historical city's french brasserie (not included in the price).

Coffee break at the greatest Bakery, French Patissery nearby (included in the price).

Paris / Getaway / Paris

Pick up  09:00 | Drop off 19:00

From 2 to 7 guests 

Your Private Tour Guide all along the getaway

From 160 € / person

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Around Van Gogh and secret places around
Getaway #30

Take a tour to Van Gogh's last home in the nice village of Auvers-sur-Oise !

You will discover Van Gogh's house, visit his tomb and meet lovers of the painter in the village where the painter lived.

Free Lunch in the very tavern where Van Gogh used to eat! (not included in the price)

You'll get a special Tour of the region and get to see an incredible place on your way back to Paris!

Paris / Getaway / Paris

Pick up  09:00 | Drop off 19:00 .

From 2 to 7 guests 

Your Private Tour Guide all along the getaway

From 190 € / person

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Versailles Package Half Day
Getaway #31

Morning or Afternoon Option

Pick up at your Hotel or rental in Paris.  

Let's go for a drive to the unique Château de Versailles with our private driver in a confortable car (up to 3 guests) or a Van (up to 5 guests).

Depending on the location of your hotel in Paris, the drive to Versailles can take around 1 hour.

We are going to discover the most sumptuous Château in France and understand a little more of the History of France through the illustrious characters who have lived there over the centuries.

 

You'll get to know why Versailles has been this incredible place of power since its construction and until today.

We'll take a tour of the gardens (at an additional cost if you wish to rent a cart). The gardens are huge and the visit is made according to the weather.

Paris / Versailles / Paris

Pick up  09:00 | Drop off 13:00 or Pick up 12:00 | Drop off 17:00

From 2 to 7 guests 

Your Private Tour Guide all along the getaway

From 160 € / person

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Chantilly Castle and whipped cream
Getaway #32

A great day out of Paris, in North Eastern beautiful town of Chantilly, in Oise District (Departement) !

Discover one of the finest jewels in the crown of France’s cultural heritage built first in 11th Century and achieved in 1883 !

We'll see how Vaux-le-Vicomte Castle and Chantilly are connected !

We'll visit the Art Galleries, the Large Suites, the Private Suites, the Great Stables the Reading Room of the Château and have a tour in the beautiful gardens.

We'll have lunch at a typical royal French cuisine restaurant with a full meal AND an demo of whipped Chantilly Cream by a Botherhood Knight of Cream Chantilly.

You'll learn how to whip your own cream and then enjoy your fabulous Chantilly whipped cream dessert !

Paris / Getaway / Paris

Pick up  09:00 | Drop off 19:00

From 2 to 7 guests 

Your Private Tour Guide all along the getaway

From 175 € / person

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2 DAYS Getaways out of Paris

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2 days  |  1 night Half Board

A couple of days of Nature, Art and History
Getaway #40

DAY 1

Art, culture, painter and a deep breath of ressourcing nature ! 

A day to hang out in great galleries and workshops of an artists' village, meet painters, sculptors.

Free Lunch in the artists' village depending on the season on a great terrace or warmly by the fireplace of a trendy & cosy restaurant (not included in the price).

You will visit the home Castle of a famous Painter of the 19th Century.

We'll have tea and some delicious pastry in the most charming Tea Time spot of the area!(included in the price)

DAY 2

Ahead for the most beautiful Medieval city of the area!

Check out of your Hotel after a pastoral breakfast for a ride through the countryside to reach the medieval city.

Free Lunch in a typical restaurant in the old city (not included in the price).

You will be walking through the alleys of the old city together with your Tour guide and then visit famous monuments, a magnificent roses garden and much more surprises!

Back to Paris on the late afternoon.

Paris / Getaway / Paris

Day 1

Pick up at 09:00 at your Hotel in Paris

Drop off  at 19:00 at your Hotel at the Getaway

Day 2

Pick up at 10:00 at your Hotel at the Getaway

Drop off at 19:00 in Paris

From 2 to 7 guests 

Your Private Tour Guide all along the getaway

4 Stars Boutique Hotel at the Painter's House or in the Medieval City

From 370 € / person

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A two days ride to nature, Castles, and Art
Getaway #41

DAY 1

A day of Art, Nature and culinary ! 

You will discover the galleries and workshops of an artists' village, meet painters, sculptors and stroll through the small shops of the village.

A short walk  in the forest known for its particular rocks and its warm wood's undergrowth.

In autumn: mushroom picking!

Free Lunch in the village nearby at the Food Market after a Culinary Tour (according to the day) or at a great local french Bistrot of the village (not included in the price).

You will visit a ancient village along a peaceful river, home and inspiration of Impressionists painters.

DAY 2

A day of nature, culture and History !

Check out of your Hotel after a pastoral breakfast.

A twenty minutes drive through the countryside will lead us to a magical and enchanting place in the forest nearby!

Free lunch in a typical french Brasserie by Fontainebleau Castle.

Visit and Tour of Fontainebleau' Castle and its gardens.

Paris / Getaway / Paris

Day 1

Pick up at 09:00 at your Hotel in Paris

Drop off  at 19:00 at your Hotel at the Getaway

Day 2

Pick up at 10:00 at your Hotel at the Getaway

Drop off at 19:00 in Paris

From 2 to 7 guests 

Your Private Tour Guide all along the getaway

4 Stars trendy or 5 stars Luxury Boutique Hotel at the artists’ village included in the price.

From 380 € / person

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 2 days  |  1 night Half Board 

Two days of nature, castles,
Napoleon, Louis the 14th

Getaway #50

DAY 1

A real chic and elegant day in a ressourcing green region!

Maintenon Castle and a ride in the pastoral villages around..

Visit the magnificent Castle, home of Madame de Maintenon, Louis the 14th’s governess’ other children, away from the court.

You’ll get to discover the impressive viaduct King Louis the 14th had begun to build to bring water to the Palace of Versailles.

Free Lunch at a secret address where the French football team love to eat too (not included in the price).

Visit of Chartres’ Old city and of course its outstanding Cathedral and check in at your Hotel.

DAY 2

A day of nature, chic and History!

Check out of your Hotel after breakfast and ahead for a small tour in the City of Chartres.

Free Lunch on the way to Napoleon's Countryside's Castle (not included in the price).

Visit of the country house' castle of Napoleon 3, home of the Bonaparte family since the beginning of the 19th century.

Paris / Getaway / Paris

Day 1

Pick up at 09:00 at your Hotel in Paris

Drop off  at 19:00 at your Hotel at the Getaway

Day 2

Pick up at 10:00 at your Hotel at the Getaway

Drop off at 19:00 in Paris

From 2 to 7 guests 

Your Private Tour Guide all along the getaway

4 Stars Boutique Hotel in the city of Chartres