Easter is a great time to spend a family holiday in Europe. Needless to say that when chocolate is involved in the celebrations, this holiday becomes a real feast for the children. Be it a chocolate egg hunt in 17th century royal gardens, a chocolate tour or a chocolate baking class, there are just so many things to do to experience a one-of-a-kind family-bonding vacation. Here is an example of what Family Twist can organize for you and your traveling family in Paris during Easter.
A unique experience with Family Twist:
- A privately guided scooter tour around the Eiffel Tower and along the Seine River
- A visit to the top of the Eiffel Tower
- A dinner cruise on the Seine
- A photography class
- A royal egg hunt
- A private chocolate walking tour and hands on chocolate pastries baking class
|Price per adult||Price per child|
|from €1,450||from €1,130|
Prices based on two adults and two children including 4 nights in a four-star hotel (in connecting rooms), all the activities, land transportation (from and to airport/train station and inside Paris whenever needed).
Day 1 – Welcome to Paris
Welcome to Paris! Our private chauffeur will be waiting for you at the train station or airport. He will drive you to your hotel or serviced apartment in comfortable and secured minivan, fully equipped with safety seats for your children.
Day 2 – Scooter Ride Along The Seine, the Eiffel Tower and Dinner Cruise
After breakfast, your driver will pick you up at your hotel or apartment and take you to the Invalides, where you will meet our professional guide.
Once the ride is done, your guide will present you with skip-the-line tickets to whisk you up to the top of the Eiffel Tower. You will also get a game booklet about the famous Iron Lady, full of facts and a map to identify the different monuments you will spot from the top.
When you are back on the ground, head down to the pier next to the Eiffel Tower. You will be welcomed on a luxurious cruise boat and will savor a delicious 3-course dinner. Perfect for all the family, the cruise starts at 6pm and finishes at 7.45pm. Admire Paris’s highlights from a completely different perspective, including Notre-Dame de Paris, the Louvre, La Conciergerie… We can guarantee you a seat by the window for the best views.
At the end of the cruise, your private chauffeur will drive you back to your hotel or apartment.
Day 3 – Photography Class and a Chocolate Tour
After breakfast, you will be picked up and driven to the Tuileries Garden, looking over the Louvre.
There, after meeting our professional photographer, you will enjoy a great time taking professional pictures of your family in Paris. Just listen to the basic rules of photography, and follow your teachers advice. In no time, you will get the best pictures you have ever taken. We provide digital reflex cameras, but you are more than welcome to use your smartphone!
After lunch, it’s off to Saint-Germain-des-Près a fantastic chocolate tour.
Immerse yourself in the world of chocolate with the help of your guide, and experience a delightful and tasty trip! Learn the various methods of making chocolate and discover the ingredients that are required. At the end of the tour, you will have the chance to visit one of the best chocolate shops in Paris. Every step of the way you will be able to sample the chef’s house specialty.
When you are all finished, your private chauffeur will drive you back to your hotel or apartment.
Day 4 – Chateaux de Vaux le Vicomte Egg Hunt
After eating your morning croissant, it’s time to jump into the mini van and go to the Château de Vaux le Vicomte, located about one hour’s drive from Paris.
Upon arrival, enjoy a non-guided visit of this iconic château (palace). Vaux le Vicomte is the largest privately owned château in France. It was built by Nicolas Fouquet, a senior minister under Louis XIV, in 1661. It is an architectural and aesthetic masterpiece, not to mention the model on which the construction of the Palace of Versailles was based.
Over 85,000 eggs are scattered around the secret nooks and crannies of this wonderful garden “à la française”.
There is an interesting and impressive horse drawn carriages that you and your family can visit as well.
In the middle of the afternoon, the driver will take you back to your hotel in Paris.
Day 5 – Baking Class
For your final morning, your driver will pick you up and take you to a fun-packed pâtisserie baking class, where our chef will greet you.
During this 2 hour hands-on activity, you and your family will prepare your very own chocolate pastries (choux, éclairs…) along with a delicious hot chocolate. The chef will be there just for you so that you can make the best out of this fun experience. And after the effort, you will enjoy eating your tasty creations! A typical French snack break during which your chef will tell you many exciting stories and fun facts about the art of the French cuisine.
After lunch our chauffeur will drive you back to your hotel or apartment to grab your luggage before taking you to the airport or station.