Views of Van Gogh
5‐Night Stay for 2 in Avignon and Paris, Vineyard & Wine Tour at Châteauneuf‐du‐Pape, Footsteps of Van Gogh Tour, Musée d'Orsay
This Experience for 2 Includes:
- 3-nights in a deluxe room at Hotel de Cambis, Avignon
- 2-nights in a standard room at Le Royal Monceau, Paris
- Daily breakfast
- Vineyard tour & wine tasting at Châteauneuf-du-Pape
- Footsteps of Vincent van Gogh Tour
- One-way coach class domestic flight between Nîmes to Paris
- Skip the line guided tour of Musée d'Orsay
- Winspire booking & concierge service
Avignon is known for two things: Delicious wine and Vincent van Gogh who used the beautiful landscape and charming towns as a motif for many of his paintings. Explore this picturesque south of France town, then jet off to Paris to see van Gogh’s paintings in person at Musée d'Orsay!
Go on an early afternoon scenic drive through the vineyards of Châteauneuf-du-Pape, the region’s flagship appellation. Learn about the wines, their grape varieties, and their terroir. Sample some of the finest wines from the region at different charming wineries while enjoying the panoramic view over the Rhône river valley and the rolling hills surrounding the village from the ruins of the Pope’s summer residence. You’ll learn about the historical heritage of Provence from your local expert guide.
In the Footsteps of Vincent van Gogh
After Breakfast, embark on an excursion to retrace the footsteps of Vincent van Gogh! You will make your way to Saint Rémy de Provence with a stop along the way at St. Paul de Mausole, the mental hospital where the famous painter stayed for one year, located in a field of olive trees, the landscape was painted several times by Van Gogh. Walk the city of Arles, see La Maison jaune, Le Café la nuit, Le jardin de l’hôtel Dieu – places painted by Van Gogh. You also visit Van Gogh’s recreated bedroom where he stayed from 1889-1890.
Nîmes to Paris
This package includes coach class one way airfare between Nîmes and Paris, France. Airfare must be booked within one year from the date of purchase. Airfare taxes and a $25 per person processing fee are the responsibility of the purchaser. International airfare from the U.S. is not included.
Le Royal Monceau, a Raffles Hotel
Indulge in a 2-night stay in a Standard Guestroom at Le Royal Monceau. Located just minutes from the famous Arc de Triomphe and Champs-Elysees, the historic Le Royal Monceau has welcomed innumerable dignitaries, celebrities and artists since it opened in 1928. After a two-year refurbishment, the hotel is now a 21st century French masterpiece that combines Le Royal Monceau's unique style, which celebrates the French tradition of "art de vivre", and the elegance and residential charm for which Raffles is renowned. The style of the rooms is inspired by the 1940s-1950s; a timeless notion of luxury with unique perspectives on traditional comforts. Rooms offer views of the hotel's generous landscaped gardens – a rarity in Paris.
Explore one of the worlds most important collections of impressionist and post-impressionist art on this guided tour of the Musée d'Orsay. Instead of navigating the museum on your own, you’ll enjoy insight from a guide to make sure you see the top pieces and learn about the artists. Be sure to spend some time soaking in Van Gogh’s twenty-seven stellar paintings.
Travel Must Be Taken: April 1 to October 31, 2023/2024. Excursions are not available on Sunday.
Winspire Travel packages and experiences must be booked within one year of the purchase date. The actual travel date must occur within two years of the purchase date.
Booking & Concierge Services
Winspire provides a team of seasoned travel professionals to help you redeem your experience. We will book all travel-related details and reservations for every part of your experience. Included within our services, Winspire can assist with extra hotel nights, airfare, and additional guests as a full-service travel agency.
Reservations are subject to availability, blackout dates, and major holidays. Reservations must be booked 60 days in advance of travel. Purchases through charity fundraisers are non-refundable.
Travel Must Be Taken: April 1 to October 31