Home to magnificent architecture, grand boulevards and arresting art, Paris has captivated, seduced and inspired for centuries. Your experience starts with a two night stay at Paris’s luxurious 19th-century urban mansion, La Réserve Paris. From Paris you will fly down to the heart of Provence to experience Villa La Coste for three nights, set in the midst of the Provencal landscape between the historic town of Aix en Provence, home of Cezanne, and the famous Luberon Nature Park.
Location: Paris & Provence, France
Price: From €6,250 for 2 people
La Réserve Paris is housed in a handsome Haussmann mansion originally built for the Duc de Morny, Napoléon III’s half brother, nestled in a peaceful location, slightly set back from the world’s most beautiful avenue. Given the hotel’s history, the hotel is the very essence of French refinement. The hotel provides a private-club atmosphere where ultra-personalized services can be enjoyed in complete simplicity and discretion. Your stay will be in a Prestige Room, pastel or stronger shades, herringbone parquet and shimmering damascene brocade fabrics all combine to create a luminous atmosphere. Unwind in the spacious bathroom made entirely of Carrara marble which includes a bathtub as well as an Italian shower. Within the hotel you will find a library reserved for guests, a smoking lounge, a 16-meter indoor pool, gastronomic offerings at two-Michelin-stars restaurant Le Gabriel, an inner courtyard with lush greenery echoing the landscaped entrance.
From Paris you will fly to Marseille where you will be taken to the heart of Provence by private transfer to stay at impeccable Villa La Coste. Sitting high on the hillside of the private domain surrounded by gardens, herbs and flowers with expansive views over the Luberon Valley and biodynamic vineyard Château La Coste, an international destination for art, architecture and natural beauty.
Your stay within the expansive Pavillon Suite will treat you to a private courtyard entrance, terrace with valley and vine views, a beautifully designed bathroom with a vast marble bath tub, walk in rain shower, King four poster bed as well as a walk-in dressing area. Within the Villa there is an extensive collection of artwork and bespoke furnishings that recall the best of mid-century modern design. You will enjoy the dining delights of Gérald Passedat with a four-course wine pairing dinner at Restaurant Louison, offering a delicate cuisine in accordance with the season, created from fresh, natural local products grown on the domain. After the delights within the Villa, you have the opportunity to explore Château La Coste, a vineyard where Wine, Art & Architecture live in harmony. Explore and taste Château La Coste’s wine cellar, and enjoy an Art & Architecture tour throughout the domain, which features works by artists such as Ai Weiwei, Tadao Ando, Alexander Calder, Louise Bourgeois, Tracey Emin, Liam Gillick, Andy Goldsworthy, Richard Serra and Paul Matisse (to name only a few).
What’s not included: Alcohol and meals not stated in the experience, additional activities.