The Most Luxurious Things to Do in Paris
Thu 13 Feb 2014
It’s about time you treated yourself, and we have the perfect itinerary of the best things to do in Paris for a truly luxe visit to the city. With the gg2p GO-Card, you’ll save money at some of the city’s most exclusive shops and with some of its top services. Prepare to save while being spoiled—it’s definitely a win-win.
Luxury in Monaco.
Skip the taxi lines or metro station at the airport and opt for a car service to pick you up. Travel in style with Skippy Car and Limo Service, which gives card members a discount on limousine pickups and drop-offs at the airport or when triping the city and beyond.
For a terribly luxurious stay in Paris, book a room at the InterContinental Paris–Le Grand. This classic four-star hotel is more than 100 years old, was commissioned by Napoleon III and exudes Parisian splendor. Enjoy a meal at Café de la Paix, the famous house restaurant. As a GO-Card member, you’ll receive 15 percent off the best available rate and 9 euros off breakfast at Café de la Paix.
InterContinental Paris–Le Grand.
To rid yourself of jet lag, we recommend you spend your first day in Paris at l’Echappée, one of the city’s finest spas. Indulge in a massage, a facial or a day spent in the hammams and heated pool. Feeling restless? The spa also offers yoga and Pilates, and you can enjoy a healthy meal at the spa’s restaurant, which boasts a great brunch menu and a relaxing atmosphere. With your Go-Card you’ll get 15 percent off everything at l’Echappée.
After a day of relaxation, celebrate your arrival with dinner at la Table du 8. Just a short walk from Hôtel Fouquet Barrière, this restaurant will wow you and your friends. Enjoy decadent plates of venison, seasonal risottos or foie gras. Additionally, as a GO-Card member, you’ll be treated to a complimentary glass of champagne! After dinner, take a stroll down the Champs-Elysées. This is the ideal time to window-shop, as the avenue tends to clear out at night when the shops close down.
La Table du 8.
Experience haute couture first hand at Philippine Janssens, a tailor of custom trousers in the 8th Arrondissement. Upon arrival, you’ll be measured and shown numerous fabrics, colors and styles to choose from. You’ll leave Paris with a one-of-a-kind, hand-sewn pair of pants that you helped design—and that fit only you!
For lunch, enjoy an absolutely unique and very special outing with Paris Private Cruises. Take a leisurely three-hour cruise down the Seine and see the most beautiful sites in Paris—without any of the crowds, just you and your companion and the captain. Over lunch (and a complimentary bottle of wine for GO-Card members), you’ll be able to take in some of the city’s best views. To see the City of Light live up to its name, opt for a dinner cruise.
Paris Private Cruises.
A shopping trip to Paris is nothing without a visit to Galeries Lafayette, the most exclusive and expansive department store in Paris. GO-Card members will enjoy VIP treatment with a personal shopper and access to exclusive lounges in the main building. Additionally, all members will receive a 10 percent discount on purchases. Happy shopping!
Wind down your vacation with a trip to the countryside. The travel company Exclusive & Private can arrange a special day in the country, including dining at a private château with the property’s owners. At the end of your trip, jet to Monaco and take a private helicopter to your hotel. Trip the museums for free, but be sure not to lose too much at the casino.
Things to do in Paris: Exclusive and Private trips
Exclusive & Private.
A five-star hotel, château dining, a private cruise, a helicopter to Monaco—this will be a trip to remember!
GO-Card members receive the following benefits:
Skippy Car and Limo Service
InterContinental Paris–Le Grand
A 15 percent discount on the best available rate excluding the prepaid rate. Includes free Wi-Fi and a discount of 9 euros on breakfast at Café de la Paix.
A 15 percent discount on services and at the salon de thé, excluding cards and memberships.
La Table du 8
A glass of champagne or a café gourmand (with a selection of desserts) for two people.
Any stitching or piping you desire will be included with your trousers.
Paris Private Cruises
Free bottle of wine with any lunch or dinner cruise.
Exclusive & Private
Extra stop for all E & P trips, and 50 percent off airport transfer for E & P trips. Free airport transfer when booking a two-day, three-night trip for two people. VIP welcome gift.
A 10 percent discount card, a store directory and a map of Paris; access to VIP lounges on the ground floor of the main building; VIP treatment with a personal team of shoppers; an exclusive Galeries Lafayette bag.
Le Club Diamant Rouge de Monaco
A 20 percent discount with le Club Diamant Rouge de Monaco.
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