Experiences
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The beauty of individual travel is that your trip is made especially for you!
Share your dreams with us and let Découvertes™ do the rest…

Découvertes’™ customizes vacation experiences and enables you to get a feel for the country and experience it in a totally different way. Visiting France always has something frustrating : there is so much to see, so much to do, so much to experience that it is impossible for one to see and experience everything in one stay.

Here is a quick view of what you can expect about experiences with Decouvertes.


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Yacht experience

For a day or a week, all along the mediterranean sea, we will search for your perfect yacht and organize an unforgettable charter experience, tailored to you. Connecting high net-worth clients with experienced and passionate owners is what we do best.

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The “Hermès” Atelier Experience

Once in a lifetime opportunity to visit the Hermès atelier in Pantin. See the making of the iconic Birkin/ Kelly bags and other leather goods.This is a very unique experience at Hermès, conclude by a VIP shopping experience at the Hermès flagship store.

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Unexplored & hidden Versailles

The Night Fountains Shows, a unique opportunity to stroll through the groves and fountains and see their water features playing to the sound of music. A unique and magical experience ending with a show of royal fireworks on the Grand Perspective in the park!

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From the Grande Maisons to the hidden domains

Meet the Brand Ambassador and Discover the History of Madame Clicquot and visit
of the UNESCO-listed cellars of the House Private reception at Manoir de Verzy. Enjoy Gastronomic 5 courses lunch served with several vintages of La Grande Dame.

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Private visit with a curator at the Louvre

This absolutely exclusive tour will provide you with a privileged entrance and direct access to all major masterpieces. Your guide has been a curator of the Louvre for more than 10 years and will show you background parts of the biggest collection in the world.

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Underwater Ecomuseum – Sainte Marguerite Island

You search for an astonishing experience, let’s go under the sea! The underwater ecomuseum is home to 6 underwater statues, a dream-like ecological project promoting biodiversity to create refuges where flora and fauna can flourish.

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Hot-air balloon flight at sunset

Enjoy a sunset hot balloon private flight over the vineyard in Champagne region. Your experience will last over 3h from the arrival to the departure. Your pilot will share all the details of the preparation and make you enjoy an amazing 1 hour flight.

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Flying experience in Normandy

Inside an airship hangar, you will discover an incredible experience. With the help of an «aéroplume», you will be able to take of and fly ! This is made possible by the knowledge and ingeniosity of the creators of the association «Aérosculpture» in Normandy.

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Private cruise with oysters & champagne

Share an exclusive experience on a “Pinasse”, a traditional boat that was created on the Bassin d’Arcachon. Climb aboard and sail through oyster farms or past oyster-farming, stop off at sandbank or lose yourself in the unspoilt channels of the Leyre delta.

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Catacombs after-hours

Discover the iconic catacombs, known as the world’s largest grave,  on an exclusive after-hour tour. Along this special tour, discover a private route which uncovers the enormity of the grave and gain exclusive access to areas normally closed to the public.

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World greatest win cellars

Built in 1874 in the Hôtel de Paris in Monaco, the most prestigious cellar in the world contains more than 300.000 bottles of the greatest wines. For you they will be entirely privatized !
The visit with one of the top world expert will end by a tasting of 4 exceptional and rare wines.

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Paris like a local

Join our guides in their own neighborhood, explore areas most people would miss, taste genuine food specialties and get to know the Paris hidden from guide books. The «Local Paris Experience» is unique every time we run it and that’s what makes it so much fun!

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Behind the scene at The Palais Garnier

Have you ever dreamt of being locked up in this Palace of a thousand secrets, such as the famous Phantom… of the Opera? Meandering through the artistic treasure that is the Opéra Garnier, this is the unique feeling that will be offered to you by our guide.

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The secret Eiffel Tower

Are you ready to get to the top of the most spectacular Parisian landmark? Your private local expert guide will walk you straight to the tower and reveal the secrets of the construction and incredible stories since its inauguration in 1889! Champagne drink while visiting the 3rd floor.

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Alsace exceptional and hidden cepage varieties

The «Alsace Wine Route» is the best itinerary to discover all the gems of this misknown region. Authentic villages with half-timbered houses, great wines, rich gastronomy will delight you and discover the gingerbread house for your kids.

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Armagnac & Cognac worldwide known & hidden domains

Armagnac is the oldest “eau-de-vie” in France. This brandy is slowly elaborated in the heart of Gascony. You will have the opportunity to discover all the secrets of this middle-age world reknown beverage.

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Tasting 2022 Worldwide Gold medal Olive oil

In the heart of the Baux-de-Provence valley, the Château d’Estoublon opens its doors
to you. Discover the history and the know-how of Estoublon through a visit of the Domain followed by a tasting of its exceptional products worked in organic farming.

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Van Gogh’s footsteps in Provence

The light, the charm of picturesque villages and an inspiring countryside covered with olive trees and vines inspired Vincent Van Gogh. Follow the footsteps of the dutch genius and give an artistic perspective to your journey through big classics and more secret spots.

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Create your own perfume

Express yourself in a whole new way by creating a fragrance unique to your experiences. By utilising only your favorite scents, and those linked with your most precious memories, you will create a fragrance completely unique to your life experience.

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Cooking lesson with local and starred Chefs

In this friendly and refined place, prestigious professional experts pass on their knowledge, experience and passion to the amateurs. All the food lovers will gather around the many pleasures of gastronomy. All chefs are telling you their secrets.

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Le Hara du Pin –
A royal stud farm

Louis XIV founded his first Royal stud farm, for breeding horses… to build the «Versailles of Horses». Visiting the Chateau and the estate you will discover the history and the great importance of the french life and activity with horses.

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Giverny and Monet’s house

Explore the village and the house where Claude Monet grew an impressive Japanese flower garden that served as inspiration for multiple of his works. Discover why Monet is considered nowadays as one of the most influential painters in Art History.

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Jeep tour in Normandy

On D-Day, Normandy was on every newspaper. Dive into history in a Jeep Willys, the legendary vehicle of this memorable day of the 20th century. Finish this emotional day at the Normandy American Cemetery where you will be able to pay respect to a sacrified generation.

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Truffle experiences

What is the called «black diamond»? Be accompanied through the woodlands and discover the art and science of Truffle hunting with dogs, through an immersive and engaging demonstration. Follow with a surprising lunch around this mysterious ingredient.

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