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Place Vendome: Parisian Fashion Private Tour

A mecca of wealth and luxury, Vendôme’s Square provides a base for renowned and prestigious establishments: the Ritz Hotel, Cartier, Rolex, Chanel jewellery, as well as the Ministry of Justice; and in its centre the celebrated Column of Vendôme sits enthroned. While you will discover the Parisian landmarks, this prestigious stroll plunges you into the exclusive universe of the Parisian fashion.

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Place Vendome: Parisian Fashion Private Tour

A mecca of wealth and luxury, Vendôme’s Square provides a base for renowned and prestigious establishments: the Ritz Hotel, Cartier, Rolex, Chanel jewellery, as well as the Ministry of Justice; and in its centre the celebrated Column of Vendôme sits enthroned. While you will discover the Parisian landmarks, this prestigious stroll plunges you into the exclusive universe of the Parisian fashion.

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Highlights / Info

Highlights

  • Unique thématic tour
  • Commented by a specialized guide
  • and alternative way to discover the city with full of anedoct

Info

Tour Duration : 2h30
Live Guide : French, English,Spanish
Pick Up service: Pick up from the hotel

Description

The time of a guided tour, feel the atmosphere of famous Parisian haute-couture houses from the Belle Epoque to the 30s.

The links which unite Paris and the fashion are narrow and their history becomes entangled. The Vendom’s square is considered as one of the most luxurious of the world.  Its architecture is due to Jules Hardouin-Mansart who designed in 1699 a strict town planning scheme to which the owners of buildings had to conform. In its center, raises itself the famous column Vendôme. Quite unique phenomenon, the square welcomes the strongest concentration of the jewelers to the world. It becomes from the XIXth century, the symbol of the luxury and the high French sewing, and, made by Paris the capital of the fashion.

This tour lets in you to the exceptional history of the big Parisian fashion houses of Frédéric Worth to Coco Chanel, via houses Charvet, Jacques Doucet and Paul Poiret. We shall go off to explore mythical jewelers of the place: Cartier, Mauboussin, Van Cleef, Arpels … Also discover the career of Fréderic Boucheron, installed on the place in 1893. Visionary and audacious spirit which enters into relationships with most men in high places: royal princesses, Hollywood stars, courtesans.

Between the streets of la Paix, Castiglione and Cambon, we shall evoke the famous customers of his houses, on the tracks of the dandies Baudelaire, Cocteau, Diaghilev, Sarah Bernardt, Rita Hayworth, Françoise Sagan …

This cultural walk will also tell you the history of the luxury hotel of Ritz. Opened in 1898, during a luxurious reception, it becomes the place appreciated by the good society. The hotel quickly establishes a luxury reputation for the big political personalities and the movie stars. Gabrielle Chanel lives her last years there leaving her name to the suite”Coco Chanel”, Proust, then Hemingway are regular customers.

Terms & conditions

What’s included

  • Services of a professional Guide
  • entrance fee

What’s not included

  • Lunch / Drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities

Meeting point
Contact our local concierge at arrival for details.
You may also find the details on the voucher.

*All tours to be booked at least 72 hours in advance, subject to availability
*Maximum 4 pers by calèche or 6 pers by Van
**This is a child friendly tour. Min age is 3 and children below 5 is free.
*Tours available 9h/12h or 15h/18h.

Place Vendome: Parisian Fashion Private Tour

A mecca of wealth and luxury, Vendôme’s Square provides a base for renowned and prestigious establishments: the Ritz Hotel, Cartier, Rolex, Chanel jewellery, as well as the Ministry of Justice; and in its centre the celebrated Column of Vendôme sits enthroned. While you will discover the Parisian landmarks, this prestigious stroll plunges you into the exclusive universe of the Parisian fashion.

from 30 £

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