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to spend Valentine's Day in Paris
Enter our contest for a chance to win a memorable
journey to Paris, the City of Light, the City of Romance, the
City of Love. Fly Air Tahiti Nui from Los Angeles to Paris and
spend 4 nights at the wonderful Hotel Pont Royal. Simply book
and confirm a package (5-night minimum required) between September
15th & December 15th 2004.
To get more detail on the itinerary, please
Heart of Europe
Are you planning a trip to central Europe? Discover the
stunning beauty of a historic kingdom called Austria in
the very heart of Europe.
Throughout this picturesque country, you will find a rich
cultural heritage, a genuine hospitality, many sightseeing
and spectacular sceneries to discover.
As a short break, the Austrian cities of Vienna and Salzburg
make an ideal combination; one is magisterial and elegant,
the other gives the idea of the fairytale town, nestled
into the mountains as if it were carved from some romantic
fantasy. Vienna is the capital, hub of the country's musical
life, where a sense of affluent leisure permeates the
city. Salzburg is one of those places to which even the
most beautiful postcard can not truly do justice.
art and architecture reach baroque perfection in this
city of Mozart. A scenic train journey connects the two
cities in only three hours. So come to this picturesque
country and find the rhythm of a daily life that has a
In November and December, Christmas markets
across Europe emerge in a colorful array of booths offering
ornaments, unique gifts, sweets, sausages, and hot spiced
wine. The countries of Eastern Europe join in this festive
tradition, providing their own regional flavor to outdoor
Budapest straddles the banks of the majestic Danube giving
the "Old World" charm with cobblestone streets,
cathedrals and original architecture. The city has a personality
which contrasts beautifully in style and geography. Its
Christmas Market is on Vaci Utca, the main shopping street,
and offer porcelain and jewelry, plus hot spicy sausages
and traditional Christmas cake. Activities include Hungarian
folk dancing and carols.
Prague is the city of bridges, gold-pleated towers, domes
of churches, and full of architectural treasures in the
historic centre. Christmas in Prague is a special time
of year, a key ingredient in the local Czech festive magic.
The Prague Christmas markets consist of rows of brightly
decorated wooden huts, selling Czech handicrafts, hot
sausages and warm drinks.
the winter holiday season with a visit to the Eastern
European Christmas markets and take part of the journey
as you enhance your experience with tours of Europe's
most picturesque cities.
Known as the Eternal City, Rome has centuries
of history. The Vatican City lies close to the Tiber in
central Rome and is a fully independent state created
in 1929 as a consequence of the Lateran Pact between the
Italian Kingdom and the Catholic Church.
The Vatican's art collections are among the greatest in
the world and the most celebrated in Europe since the
beginning of the 16th century.
Spend a full week dedicated to discovering this holy place…walk
along overwhelming galleries showing the talents of brilliant
artists, beloved by the Popes… discover ancient
statues that influenced the evolution of young Michelangelo...
visit the largest sanctuary of Christianity, Saint Peter's
Basilica, where proportions appear to have been forgotten
in an amazing triumph of marble, bronze and mosaic works.
Finally, don’t forget the splendid Sistine Chapel,
the extreme expression on Michelangelo’s genius,
where years of restoration work on its frescoes were completed
The crowds are gone...the prices are
right...and a festive mood is taking hold across Europe...it's
time to travel! 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. Encourage your clients
to visit Europe this year for the holidays...a festive
time to enjoy the treasures of Europe at substantially
Participate in the Edinburgh Hogmanay, the famous winter
festival in Scotland with a 4-day program of events, spend
a fairytale Christmas on the grounds of the fabulous Chateau
de Versailles, take part in the lively Alsatian Christmas
Market renowned for its decoration, its tradition and
the quality of its items, or finally, feel the magic of
New Year’s celebration amidst the lights of Paris.
Art du Voyage offers a variety of festive programs from
peace and quiet stays to programs packed with activities
during the day and entertainment in the evening.
For more information on our festive special offers, Christmas
breaks and New Year’s Eve breaks, click below
Year in Scotland
Year in Paris
Trianon Palace - Versailles
Located on the edge of Louis XIV's Royal Domain, the Trianon
Palace has hosted the world's political, business and
arts leaders since 1910. An extensive renovation in 2001
restored the historical hotel to its original splendor.
The property features 2 buildings facing each other: the
main historical building, the Palace with 93 apartments
and deluxe suites, and the Pavillon with 99 standard bedrooms.
The Trianon Palace welcomes guests with opulent accommodations
befitting its location on the grounds of the Château
of Versailles. Newly renovated guest rooms and suites
feature stately décor and peaceful views of blooming
gardens. All accommodations offer modern technology, exclusive
bath toiletries and 24-hour room service.
providing many services on a 24-hour basis, this deluxe
hotel has the accessibility, flexibility, and convenience
to fulfill your every need, enjoy an indoor heated swimming
pool or indulge yourself with a luxurious spa treatment
at the Spa Trianon.
For delectable French cuisine, experience the culinary
mastery of Chef Gérard Vié in "Les
Trois Marches" gourmet restaurant. World-renowned
chef Gérard Vié blends fresh flavors and
lively colors into his exceptional dishes. You can also
enjoy traditional refined cuisine overlooking the park
of the Palace of Versailles at the Café Trianon
or relax by the fireplace at Bar Marie Antoinette.
Residenza Paolo VI - Rome
Standing directly on St. Peter's Square, the Residenza
Paolo VI has been established in the premises of a monastery
and has been inaugurated at the beginning of the Holy
Year 2000. The Genius loci and the charm of traditions
are still alive in its ancient walls, which makes this
property your "private" haven in Rome.
This beautiful property offers 23 comfortably furnished
single and double rooms, all with shower/WC, satellite
TV, direct telephone lines, mini-bar, hairdryer and, of
course, air conditioning.
The panoramic terrace gives a front seat view over St.
Peter's Square - some feel that they are at "the
gates of heaven" with its breathtaking view of the
most gorgeous square in the Western world and the Papal
Palace, with the mighty dome St. Peter's Basilica towering
over it - a truly unique panorama!
In the evening, the terrace's illumination, the discrete
sound of classical music in the background and a wide
range of drinks and cocktails are perfect for relaxing
after a day full of impressions.
On the top floor of the Residenza, the "Bernini Room"
invites you to have a good start into the day with a rich
American buffet breakfast; and the bar service will tempt
you with Italian coffee, cappuccino, refreshing drinks
and a selection of light snacks.
Plaza Paris Vendome - Paris
Located between rue Saint Honore and Jardin des Tuileries,
adjacent to Place Vendome and Place de l’Opera,
Plaza Paris Vendome is ideally situated in the European
capital of culture, glamour, and fashion. This magnificent
property is in a refurbished 19th century townhouse whose
interior design was created by Pierre-Yves Rochon. The
hotel’s subdued and elegant atmosphere provides
a perfect backdrop for the furnishing. In this prestigious
and refined setting, the true essence of nobility is combined
with modern comforts in such a way as to create a new
The hotel houses 97
rooms and 13 suites on its 6 upper floors. All guestrooms
prioritize tranquility and functionality combined with
elegance. Some with balconies and other with terraces,
they are all decorated in very warm and tasteful colors,
equipped with the modern facilities such as, marble bathroom,
air condition, LCD TV with DVD and CD, high speed internet
access, 2 lines phone, voice mail, and mini-bar.
Guests also have the opportunity to enjoy an exotic and
unique “Chinese bar,” a design restaurant
opened 7 days a week for breakfast, lunch and dinner,
and a full private fitness center with swimming pool,
sauna, and steam room.
Channings Hotel - Edinburgh
Built in 1901 as five Edwardian town houses, Channings
is a 4-star boutique hotel situated in Edinburgh’s
city centre, just a few steps from the main shopping,
sightseeing areas and historical sites. The privately
owned property has been recently voted “Edinburgh
Hotel of the year” and regarded as one of the finest
property, where guests can enjoy the country-style tranquility.
The hotel houses 46 individually decorated bedrooms, which
include three suites. Guestrooms are striking yet elegant,
tailored and classic with a combination of textured fabrics;
providing relaxing and comfortable surroundings. Many
of the rooms offer breath-taking views of Edinburgh, while
others over-look the private gardens. Channings prides
itself on good old fashioned service values which make
this an especially excellent place to stay.
Discover in the Channings Restaurant a secret world of
fine dining, and relish the experience of enjoying a luxury
7-course taster menu with Chef Hubert Lamort. You can
also enjoy the modern restaurant bar, the Ochre Vita that
offers the most flavorsome food in a Mediterranean atmosphere.
Travel Agent Offer:
to Europe for Thanksgiving for only $499!
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.
To have more detail on these itineraries, please click here
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