French Itinerary September 2024

Current (Revised 5/1/24) September 2024 Itinerary
May 13, 2024

Planning is going very well and all our spots are booked and I expect this to be a spectacular trip. Please take note of this updated itinerary- For the most part the itinerary has remained the same but for a few logistical changes. (Dates and times of Maison et Object, Marche aux Puces de Saint Ouen and antique fairs in the south have not changed.) Only a few logistical arrivals and departures have been changed.

Wednesday, September, 4th ARRIVAL

CDG 8:15am Transfer to Hotel Christine.

Balance of the day free to settle in.

7:00 pm Arrival dinner- short walk from hotel Christine.

Thursday, September, 5th

MAISON et OBJECT

7:05am Blair, Aricka, Karen arrive CDG via Montreal transfer to Hotel Christine via van.

8:00am Petite Déjeuner (Breakfast)

Traci, Deborah, Jeff transfer to Paris Nord/Maison et object via van.

Susann to greet Blair, Aricka, Karen approx 10:00am

Blair, Aricka, Karen have the balance of the day free to lunch and settle in.

Jeff, Traci, Deborah return to Christine approx 7:30pm.

Rest refresh for 8:30 pm drinks/dinner

Bon Nuit!

Friday, September, 6th

MAISON et OBJECT

Petite Déjeuner

Everyone: After breakfast, 8:00am transfer to Paris Nord/Maison et object via van.

6:30 pm return to Paris center via van.

Refresh for 8:00pm drinks/dinner TBA

Saturday, September, 7th

TGV to AVIGNON

Petite Déjeuner

9:00 am checkout for transfer via van to Gare Lyon-TGV-11:30am* TGV departure to Avignon.

3:00 pm arrival in Avignon transfer via van to Le Mirande.

Balance of the day free to settle in.

7:00 pm Dinner in Avignon

Sunday, September, 8th

Bezier Antique Fair

Petite Déjeuner

Bezier is approx 2 hours from Avignon, 7:00am transfer via van to Bezier Parc des exposition.

Return to Avignon via van 6:00pm

7:30pm Dinner in Avignon

Monday, September, 9th

Avignon Antique Fair

Petite Déjeuner

Avignon Parc des Exposition is approx 20 minutes from Avignon center, 8:00 am transfer via van to Avignon Parc des exposition.

Return to Avignon center via van 5:00pm

7:00pm Dinner in Avignon.

Tuesday, September, 10th

Monpellier Antique Fair

Petite Déjeuner

Montpellier Parc des Exposition is approx 70 minutes from Avignon center, 8:00 am transfer via van to Montpellier Parc des exposition.

Return to Avignon center via van 5:00pm

8:00pm Dinner: The Chef's Table

Le Mirande, Avignon

Wednesday, September, 11th

A day in L'isle sur la Sorge

Petite Déjeuner

The village of L'isle sur la Sorge

is 35 minutes from Avignon center.

8:00am Transfer via van to L'isle sur la Sorge center.

Full day in this charming village.

I will post an informational article in an upcoming email!

7:00pm Dinner at leisure in L'isle sur la Sorge

Thursday, September, 12th

TGV to PARIS

Petite Déjeuner

9:30am departure for a 11:00 am

TGV to Paris arrive approx 2:00pm

Gare Lyon

Transfer via van to Place Dauphine

apartment 3:00pm Check in.

Balance of the day free

Dinner 7:00pm TBA

Friday, September, 13th

Haunted Paris OPTIONAL/FREE DAY

Catacombs

Musèe Carnavalet

Sainte Chapelle & Notre Dame Crypt

Père Lachaise Cemetary

Saturday, September, 14th

Porte de Vanves Flea Market

6:00am transfer to

Porte de Vanves via van for antique sidewalk sale.

2:00 pm transfer via van to Place Dauphine.

Balance of the afternoon free

7:00pm Dinner TBA

Sunday, September, 15th

Saint Ouen, Marche aux Puces

8:00 am transfer via van to

Marche aux Puces, Saint Ouen

Paul Bert

Vernaison

Biron

5:00pm Transfer to Place Dauphine

7:00pm Dinner TBA

Monday, September, 16th

Lecture: The original filter: Leanardo's sfumato.

11:30am

Musèe Louvre: Italian salon

2:30pm Chocolate, Shopping, Drinks

Place Vendome

7:00pm dinner Girafe, Trocodero

Tuesday, September, 17th

In Search of Light: Monet's garden at Giverny

8:00 am departure for Giverny

Full day in the gardens of Giverny

5:00pm Transfer to Place Dauphine

8:00 Dinner TBA

Wednesday, September, 18th

Loose Ends: Shopping FREE DAY

TBA

Wednesday, September, 19th

Departure Day

6:00am departure via van to CDG

Blair, Aricka and Karen 9:10 am

7:00am departure via van to CDG

Traci, Deborah 10:10am

Bon Voyage!

* TGV DEPARTURE TIME MY VARY BY NO MORE THAN 2 HOURS BEFORE OR AFTER STATED TIME