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Celebrate New Year's Eve in Europe
New Year’s Eve is coming; it’s
time for celebrations and all night long parties! With
the start of fall, the European cultural season swings
into high-gear with a host of fantastic exhibitions, special
concerts, interesting festivals, and, best of all, off-season
prices. So take off for an unforgettable journey to join
the festive tradition of the other continent and discover
the flavors of its different regions.
Be swept away in a voyage to the kingdom of the Tsars
of great Russia during a New Year’s Eve dinner-
dance at the sumptuous Martinez Hotel on the French Riviera…take
part in the Edinburgh Hogmanay, the famous winter festival
in Scotland with a 4-day program of events…feel
the magic of New Year’s Eve amidst the lights the
decorations, and the festive displays of Paris celebrating
Art du Voyage offers a variety of festive programs:
Year's Eve in Scotland
Year's Eve in Paris
Year's Eve on the Riviera
Italy is a land celebrated for the arts,
the art of wine, the art of hospitality, the culinary
art. It is said that the Italian welcome is as warm and
traditional as a glass of fine wine.
Being one of the most popular vacation countries in Europe,
its dreamy light and sumptuous landscapes seem made for
romance, but its three millennia of history, culture and
cuisine seduces just about everyone. Check out our two
special group program yo Italy. You can visit Roman ruins,
gawk at Renaissance art, explore the canals
Venice and gaze at beautiful churches. Naturally you can
also indulge in the pleasures of la dolce vita: good food,
and good wine. Take off for an incredible journey of discovery
in its most popular regions: stunning Tuscany, Vatican
Rome, beautiful Florence, and romantic Venice.
Love Is In The Air...The name Valentine
was Christianized in memory of the martyrdom of St. Valentine
in A.D. 270 who, in medieval times, came to be associated
with the union of lovers under conditions of duress. The
holiday is celebrated on February 14th by the exchange
of romantic verse messages.
Paris is the number one romantic destination; so come
to the French capital to celebrate your next Valentine’s
Day. Treat your loved one to a passionate Valentine’s
break in this idyllic city with exciting ideas from spectacular
dinner show at the Moulin Rouge to a romantic dinner cruise
on the sparkling River Seine. Paris is the perfect location
to make this special event an unforgettable experience.
& Wine in the SW of France
In Deepest Quercy, between the Lot River
valley & the valley of the Garonne, in a land of stone
built villages and fortified castles, of vineyards, lies
an oasis of calm and comfort.
The magnificent Chateau de l’Hoste houses a creative
team who cherishes the guest and helps them discover the
best in the region: visits to Bastide villages, local
markets, vineyards and castles. The culinary courses concentrate
on providing the “big picture” of Quercy cuisine:
three hands on sessions during the week supported by a
series of wine-tastings and visits to places of culinary
interest: foie gras museum, truffle center, wineries.
Central Europe Discovery
New Lower Price!!
Central Europe lies in the geographical
heart of the continent but stretches largely behind the
former Iron curtain. After the late eighties wiped out
communism from the map of Europe, rapid changes began.
Today, the historical cities of
Prague, Vienna, Budapest, are diverse places with a common
heritage. Each is influenced by its natural environment
and represents a different aspect of the Central European
soul. Discover the treasures of Czech Republic, the monasteries
of Austria and the grandeur of Hungary. Cultivate their
art, architecture, history and lifestyles, and understand
their variations and the shared traditions of the Central
Cannes Fashion Festival
5-15 January 2005
In an exclusive event held in Cannes, the greatest names
in luxury clothing will be presenting their Spring/ Summer
2005 collections at the Palais des Festivals. Take the
opportunity to participate in unique gala evenings at
the most fashionable night spots with famous designers
such as Christian Lacroix, Jean Paul Gauthier, Hugo Boss,
and Christian Dior. 700 top-of-the-range boutiques
representing all the leading names will give you a very
special welcome and a chance to buy items from their winter
collections with reductions of 30 to 50% on pre-sale prices.
Following the success of this event last year, Cannes
will again be swept by shopping fever during 10 days.
In Paris, situated on boulevard Haussmann behind the Opera
Garnier, stand the city's major department stores: Galeries
Lafayette and Printemps. These two classified historical
monuments treat tourists and local shoppers to the quintessential
Parisian experience. With its prominently displayed Lætitia
Casta posters, Galeries Lafayette is as flamboyantly omnipresent
in the streets of Paris as it is world famous. Printemps
exudes a quiet and elegant ambiance with mini-malls of
legendary boutiques such as Yves Saint Laurent and Celine.
Come to France for an amazing shopping spree, and take
advantage of the greatest winter sales in the stores of
the most famous French brands.
Hotel Martinez - Cannes
The Hotel Martinez is one of the finest palace hotels
in Cannes, ideally situated, facing the sea and close
to the shopping street rue d'Antibes. The Palace has 430
large and beautiful rooms - 319 twins and 111 doubles
- divided on seven floors with four elevators. All guestrooms
are decorated in an art deco-style, air-conditioned, soundproofed
and equipped with bathroom, WC,
direct dial telephone, satellite TV with video, radio,
automatic wake-up calls and minibar.
There is also a private heated swimming pool, a private
beach and parking.
Fantastic Hotel Martinez has several restaurants including
La Palme d'Or, which is one of the Riviera’s best
restaurants with two stars in the Michelin guide. The
hotel has a nice piano bar where famous people meet during
the film festival. You can also have an excellent lunch
or dinner at the very popular and trendy “Relais
Martinez” on the hotel ground floor, or on the terrace
by the pool when the weather allows.
Hotel Lutetia - Paris
Built in 1910, the hotel Lutetia was
the first art-deco hotel in Paris. Located in the heart
of Saint-Germain des Prés, it witnesses the artistic
revival of the inter-war years, and accommodated numerous
noted painters and writers such as Picasso and Matisse.
Its soul is still fostered with the presence of works
of art through permanent exhibitions of sculptures. Nowadays,
numerous international celebrities elect the hotel Lutetia
as their favorite meeting place or their second home due
to the charm of the hotel and discretion of the staff.
guestrooms are designed by Sybille de Margerie who took
particular care in giving life to the luxuriousness of
the 30's period and has created a new harmony of colors
to create a very contemporary decor. Guestrooms include
air conditioning and soundproofing, direct telephone in
room and bathroom, hairdryer, individual safe, computer
hook-ups, minibar, radio, television with satellite channels,
pay-TV, and 24-hour room service. The Lutetia hotel houses
2 restaurants: the Paris Gourmet Restaurant, under the
leadership of Master Chef Philippe Renard, and rated in
the most famous gourmet guides; the very Parisian Brasserie
Lutetia which is the favorite meeting place of the left
bank clientele who likes to share a typical French gastronomy
between friends; and the Lutece and Ernest Bars, where
Gilles, the head Barman shares with you the ambiance of
live Jazz evenings.
Chateau de l'Hoste - Quercy
Located in the heart of the "Quercy Blanc" region,
near many medieval bastions and the River Lot, set in
a 4-hectares park amidst centenary pine trees, the Chateau
de l’Hoste is a 17th century Castle that has been
transformed into a charming 3-star hotel. Four types of
rooms are available: suite, deluxe room, classic room,
and mansard. The rooms have been designed with a very
cozy decoration and style. There are many outdoor activities
including swimming pool, horseback riding, bike riding,
The delights of traditional and refined cuisine complement
the fresh products from the local countryside. In the
winter season, dine in the restaurant with its cozy fire
place. In summer, meals can be served on the terrace or
in the garden. The bar offers a rare wine selection and
an extensive Whisky and Armagnac menu.
to Europe at Winter vacation for only $499!
du Voyage offers an incredible opportunity to travel agents…
5 very special packages only for you… a complete
4 days / 3 nights program, including tours transfers &
accommodation at 4-star hotels, at the special price of
$499 per person! Choose from Florence,
Paris, Rome, Venice, or Cannes.
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