A Taste of France
On Your Way
Vice-Sommelier Eric Beaumard, our Head Sommelier and Director of three-Michelin-starred Le Cinq, is renowned for his expert knowledge of France’s vineyards. He’ll personally recommend the best wineries to visit in the Loire Valley, from famous Sancerre or Pouilly-Fumé to more exclusive gems such as Quincy or Côtes de la Charité vineyards, dating back to the Middle Ages. In a landscape of rolling hills and plains, spend a few extra days during your scenic route here, discovering each renowned wine district: Orléans, Meung sur Loire, Sully sur Loire. Don’t miss these jewels flourishing across the longest wine road in France and largest UNESCO World Heritage Site in the world.
2 hours from Paris
Southeast of the city is Fontainebleau, with the castle where François I, iconic king of the Renaissance, and Napoleon I stayed. From there, venture to the castle of Vaux-le-Vicomte to take in the fascinating history of its owner and Louis IV, and the magnificence of the mansion and its gardens. Without Vaux, Versailles would never have existed. The tour will also take you to the village of Barbizon, famous for the artists who lived there, or to Moret-sur-Loing, home of artist Alfred Sisley.
1 hour from Paris
When you stop at the Maison Belle Époque in the charming town of Épernay, know that you are spending a few hours on the “most expensive avenue in the world.” In the heart of champagne country and part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the street is full of treasures – among them the collection of French art housed in the Maison. Discover more treasures in the area with tours of vineyards and cellars.
2 hours from Paris
Once You’ve Arrived
- Discover Paris From the River
Cruise along the River Seine in a private wooden boat. Warmly recommended by our concierge team, this experience allows you to take in the city’s main sights in comfort while enjoying a glass of champagne and canapés.
- Toast the City of Lights
The first hotel in Europe to offer five Michelin stars across three restaurants, the Four Seasons Hotel George V offers an unprecedented culinary journey – and a wine cellar nesting 50,000 bottles. Enjoy a starred feast on a private outdoor terrace facing the Iron Lady.
Leave Paris for a few hours or more to see the French countryside. Don’t miss Épernay’s famous artery, nicknamed ‘the most expensive avenue in the world’ for the miles of cellars and millions of bottles of champagne underground.Jean Claude Wietzel Regional Vice President and General Manager, Four Seasons Hotel George V, Paris
Day Trip Highlight
Discover the Secrets of an Iconic House of Champagne: Maison Belle Époque
- Over one or two days, discover the iconic house of Perrier-Jouët in the Champagne region. During an exclusive private tour, you’ll explore the largest private collection of French art nouveau in Europe, as well as the oldest champagne vintages in the world. 2 hours from Paris
Four Seasons Hotel George V, Paris
Set in the Golden Triangle of the city, our Hotel offers oversized suites with Eiffel Tower views, a new Spa, three restaurants – with five Michelin stars among them – and world-renowned floral arrangements, making it a destination on its own.
Start each day with a signature Four Seasons breakfast.
- Valid for Selected Dates Between May 29 2023 – Dec 31 2024
Offers are subject to availability at time of booking. Blackout dates and other restrictions may apply.
- maximum stay: 9 nights
- Full American breakfast daily for up to two adults at La Galerie, Le Cinq restaurant or through In-Room Dining