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Day 1 (D)
Upon your arrival in Paris you will be met and taken to check in at a 5* Paris Hotel. You will have time to rest from your journey before attending a welcome cocktail party and sitting down to a wonderful gourmet dinner.
Day 2 (B) (L)
This morning after breakfast we will visit the beautiful city of Versailles. Upon arrival you will have a guided tour (no wait) of the awesome Chateau including a visit to the “Queens Apartment” and a stroll through the famous gardens.
After your morning adventure at the Chateau you will be treated to a gourmet lunch at the club house of “Le National Golf Club”-The site for the 2018 Ryder Cup. Here you will be given your welcome tee gifts and after time to warm up play a round on the “Albatros” including on course complimentary soft drinks and an after round champagne cocktail to celebrate your score.
The non-golfers will have a planned afternoon activity that will be determined according to the date and availability of activities at the time of booking.
You then will be returned to your hotel for a free evening to stroll around Paris and have dinner on your own.
Day 3 (B) (L) (D)
After breakfast you will spend the morning on a guided tour of “Le Louvre” one of the World’s greatest art museums showcasing over 30,000 paintings including the Mona Lisa. Then, after lunch at a local Brasserie you will have the afternoon to tour this wonderful city, visit more of its monuments gardens parks and Churches, or just sit at a sidewalk café and people watch.
Tonight your gourmet dinner will be aboard a small yacht followed by sightseeing by night on the river Seine.
Day 4(B) (L) (D)
After breakfast and check out you will travel down the road to the Loire Valley Chateaus and stop for lunch at a Local Brasserie before beginning your guided tours of Chateau’s Chambord and Cheverny. You will then check into your 4* Chateau Hotel and enjoy a gastronomic dinner in the ballroom of the hotel.
Day 5 (B) (L)
After breakfast you will check out of your room and stop to visit, with a guide, another famous Chateau - Chenonceau. Your travels will then continue on to Cognac where you will be treated to lunch at a local producer followed with a visit to, and tour of, the famous Remy Martin Cognac house.
After this tour you will continue on to check in at your 5* hotel in Bordeaux. You will have the evening free to explore the old city center and have dinner on your own.
Day 6 (B) (L) (D)
Enjoy your morning, have a leisurely breakfast, and then spend the free time visiting the monuments and historic buildings in Bordeaux city center, or just enjoy the spa at the hotel.
The gourmet lunch today will be at the restaurant at Medoc Golf Club. After lunch you will play a round on their “Championship” course including on-course consumptions and an after round champagne or cocktail.
Afternoon activities will be planned for the non-golfer either at Medoc or back in Bordeaux.
Dinner tonight will be at a Michelin star restaurant.
Day 7 (B) (L) (D)
Today you will travel the wine road to Saint-Emilion where you will be given a guided tour of the old town and the “underground”. After lunch in famous Saint Emilion you will visit your 1st Grand-Cru Chateau for a visit of the cave and a tasting with a sommelier.
Then you will continue on to visit another famous Chateau, meet the owner, visit the cave and learn the history of Grand-Cru from the grape to the bottle. This will be followed by dinner at the Chateau before returning to your hotel.
Day 8 (B) (L)
After breakfast the golfers will transfer to play a round on beautiful Saint Emilionnais Golf Club’s “Championship course”. You will play your round and have lunch before being taken back to the hotel to check out. Then you will be taken to the airport for a short flight back to Paris.
Upon arrival you will check into your new Paris hotel and be free to stroll through Paris and have dinner on your own.
Day 9 (B) (D)
This morning will be left free to continue your exploration of Paris. Some suggestions are the Arc de Triomphe, the Golden Triangle or Galeries Lafayette Department Store.
We can arrange other specific tours if desired. You are free for lunch on your own and continued exploration. Late in the afternoon you will be taken to a private cave in Paris to meet a famous sommelier for a unique wine tasting and dinner-“wine and food in harmony”. This will include the opening and tasting of a 1950’s or older bottle of wine. The balance of your last night in Paris will be left free to wander, dream and enjoy.
Day 10 (B)
Gather up your memories, checkout, receive your parting gifts and have a little free time before you are taken for a guided (no wait) tour of the Eiffel tower including the summit. There will be lunch near the “Tour de Eiffle” before you are taken to the airport to continue your journeys or return home.
Nos Terrains de Golf
Le Golf National
Le Golf National, located in Saint-Quentinen-Yvelines Paris surrounds the Chateau of Versailles. A new course, opened in 1990, already has hosted the French Open over 20 times. This course ranked # 6 in Continental Europe, has the traditional feel of a links course and requires precise target golf due to the manicured greens which are often shaped around water features and guarded closely by bunkers. This test of versatility and accuracy will require you to use every club in your bag. This course will be the host to the 2018 Ryder cup matches.
Medoc Golf Club - Les Chateaux Course
Located to the North of Bordeaux in a landscape of moors and maritime pines, this course, not a true seaside links, is designed to look like one including the heather gorse and broom grass. The course at 6800+ yards features only two par 5’s and long par 3’s perched on the edge of lakes. It also has hosted the French Open and many other tournaments.
Grand Saint Emilionnais
This famous Tom Doak design unfolds in a valley fringed by Centenary Oak trees framed by vineyards. Developed in the minimalistic style having not used any artificial earth movement or placement, the holes follow one another in a natural and free flowing way. A large lake frames several holes adding to the natural beauty.
Nos Villes et Villages
Paris, “The City of Lights”, with its’ museums, monuments, parks and gardens, shopping, artists and side walk cafe’s, needs no introduction. The famous monuments include-The Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, Cathedral Notre Dame, Capetian Palace, Palais Garnier (Opera), The Pantheon, Bascilica (Montmartre), Le Louvre and so many more.
This village, surrounded by vineyards and named after the Monk-Emilion in the 8th Century, is an UNSCO Heritage center with fascinating Romanesque churches and ruins stretching up steep and narrow streets with their historic names. The planting of vines dates back to the 2nd Century and walking through town you can learn the history from the time of the Romans through the middle Ages, The French Revolution and on to the present. In underground Saint Emilion, you learn the history of the Catacombs, the Heritage, and the widest underground church in Europe.
Bordeaux, “The Pearl of the Aquitaine”, and “La Belle Endorme” (sleeping beauty)- referring to the old city center, Le Port de La Lune has been almost completely renovated and has the second highest number of restored buildings in France second only to Paris. It is the world’s major wine industry capital and a relaxed city full of monuments, culture, art and music.
Le Loires Chateaus
Chateau De Chambord
This Chateau, one of the largest in the area, was originally built as a hunting lodge for King Francois I, but stood vacant for most of its 550 years. The Chateau with its’ French Renaissance Architecture is a magnificent sight both from the outside and inside the 100 room opulent interior. The large property covers about 50 square kilometers.
Chateau de Cheverny
Inhabited by the same family for over 6 Centuries, the Chateau and its’ labyrinth and gardens are a sight to behold and an unforgettable experience. Every generation has been passionate in their effort to both maintain and embellish this property. You will enjoy the splendor of the Chateau, its’ vivid heritage, many treasures and the “art de vivre”-the art of living depicted in the room displays.
Chateau de Chenonceau
The Chateau, now the property of the Crown, is an exceptional site not only because of its’ design, collections of paintings and tapestries, furniture, and gardens but because throughout its’ history it was administered and protected by women-“The iron fist but the velvet glove”. The gardens, living room of Louis XIV, grand gallery spanning the river Cher and so much more will take you back in time to share the Chateaus dreams and secrets.
Vin et Cognac
Remy Martin Cognac has been driven for three Centuries by one ambition-to capture the heart of Cognac. From grapes and distillation through aging, the Cellar Master may blend hundreds of “eaux-de-vie” to blend the vast palette into Remy Martin cognacs. The story of the house of Remi Martin was written by audacious and spirited men and women. Starting from 1738 and the rights granted by Louis XV through choosing the Centaur as their first emblem (logo) and the development of champagne Cognac VSOP bringing you to the heart of what is Remi-Martin today.
“Grand-Cru” wines are produced under tight production requirements to improve the quality and distinguish the areas finer wines from the more everyday wines. These restrictions include yield per hectre, sugar weight per liter, alcohol content (min.11.5%) normally 12% or higher, and storing the wines a minimum extra 14 months.
The area Chateaux’s are each distinct in their histories and have beautiful and famous names among which are: Chateaux-Cos d’ Estournel, Lafite Rothschild, Phelan Segur, Lynch Bages, Pontel Canet, La Lagune, Pichon Longueville Baron, Pape Clement, Haut Lafitte, Giraud and so many more.
Sofitel Arc de Triomphe
Fully renovated in 2014 this 5* is a peaceful oasis in an ideal location near the Champs-Elysees. The location offers the best in Parisian “joie de vivre” in its’ restaurant offering authentic, sumptuous and seasonal cuisine.
This historic reborn 5* hotel, a classical monument, has taken inspiration from the street artists and Cultural Revolution to create spaces both contemporary and authentic. This urban resort, nestled in the heart of Paris, offers a spa, two pools, a rooftop terrace and gourmet dining.
This 5* modern seven story hotel, inspired by the Art Deco style, overlooks Parc de Monceau and is a ten minute walk from the Champs Elysees Ave. It features spacious rooms, a spa, a terrace and a great French restaurant.
Hotel du Louvre
This 5* historic hotel, built in 1855, features a cozy bar and terrace overlooking the Louvre. It is located in the heart of Paris between the Louvre Museum, the Opera Garnier and the Palais Royal. Place de la Concorde, Notre Dame Cathedral and the shopping district are just steps away.
Chateau du Breuil
Located in the heart of the Loire, on 111 acres, this property welcomes you in to an intimate and refined atmosphere. The Chateau is known as a “magical sanctuary cultivating the art of personalized entertaining”. To unwind you can roam the large tree filled gardens, visit the restored onsite chapel, or relax by the pool. The 18th Century restored rooms blend the spirit of that period with modern comfort.
Hotel De Seze
Located near the historical center of Bordeaux and the La Garonne river, this beautiful 18th Century building with its’ illuminated façade, splendid corbels, and wrought iron balconies proudly stands out from all the surrounding buildings. The hotel offers rooms with intimate and cozy ambience and exclusive furniture.
Tour Dates & Prices
This is a sample tour and can be modified to fit any desire or budget according to the number of participants, level of hotels, number of meals or tours, or adding or subtracting days.
We can suggest adding on days before or after in some of our other French venues in Normandy, Provence or Cote d’ Azur/Monaco.
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• One round at Le Golf National - As a Member
• One round at Medoc Golf Club - As a Member
• One round at Saint Emilionnais - As a Member
• Golf tee gifts upon arrival (one dozen of Pro V1 golf balls, 1 glove, ball marker
and tees/ golfer)
At each golf course we include a gourmet lunch (buffet or three course menu plus one bottle for each foursome), on course soft beverage consumption and a glass of champagne after each round
• A welcome gourmet dinner and wine pairing (3 courses including one glass of wine)
• Gourmet lunches in Versailles, Le Louvre, Chambord, Cognac and Saint Emilion (two course lunch with a glass of wine)
• A Seine river cruise on a 20 passenger boat featuring a gastronomic dinner (3 courses and wine) followed by night sightseeing on the river
• One Michelin star dinner in a Bordeaux gastronomic restaurant
• A private dinner in a Grand-Cru Chateau in Bordeaux
• A Private wine tasting dinner in Paris with a famous Sommelier “Wine and food in harmony” and an opening of an old bottle of wine
• One single flight (economy class) from Bordeaux back to Paris including your golf bag baggage fee
• One of our staff-a golfer along with the group for the entire journey
• All VAT tax 10-20% for all lodging, restaurants, and transportation used on the tour
• All transfers and travel in a luxury executive coach
• 9 nights lodging in four and five star hotels with breakfast-Superior rooms with pool, Spa access, and Wi-Fi
• Welcome champagne cocktail party in Paris upon arrival including appetizers, champagne and drinks
• A welcome package in your room upon arrival (Champagne-French kit-macaroons and fruit)
• Tours (skipping the waiting line)with a bilingual guide at Versailles, Le Louvre, Chateaux’s Chambord and Chenonceau, Saint Emilion town and underground, and the Eiffel Tower summit access
• Flights to and from France
• Travel Insurance
• Personal items, dry cleaning or telephone costs
• Any meals or beverages not mentioned above
• Gratuities if warranted