CHABÉ was nominated official transporter and official partner of SALON du BOURGET 2013. CHABÉ was chosen for its unique know-how and its specific knowledge of this Show, combined with its ability to meet the high level of service demanded by the SALON du BOURGET.
“The Royal way from your hotel to Versailles Castle and its private gardens and trees…”
You will be driven like kings used to be driven from Paris to Versailles!
You will be able to enjoy the flourishing trees all along the way. This
excursion is particularly nice during spring and summer time.
ON THE WAY FROM PARIS TO VERSAILLES
You will go through and be able to admire: the Place de l’Etoile, the Arc
de Triomphe, the Avenue Foch and its mansions, the Porte Dauphine,
the Bois de Boulogne (Lakes,Grande Cascade, Longchamp racetrack and
mill), the Pont de Saint Cloud and the Parc de Saint Cloud with its 90
meters waterfall, panoramic terrace, Napoleon’s lantern. You will exit in
Marne la Coquette where you will be able to see the house of Maurice
Chevalier, take a glance at the ponds of Ville d’Avray…
Welcome to Versailles!
The Castle of Versailles is one of the most beautiful monuments in
France. Because of a succession of wars and the French Revolution, its
construction never ended but it remains nonetheless one of the finest
jewels of the French Crown and one of the most stunning projects
undertaken by the “Sun King”, Louis XIV.
During the expansion and embellishment of the castle, Louis XIV
entrusted the gardens creation to Le Nôtre. It took him 20 years to
achieve this absolute masterpiece of symmetry and harmony.
MINIMUM 4 HOURS TOUR OR FASK FOR OUR FULL DAY EXCURSION (9 HOURS)
Fontainebleau is located in the south-southeast of the centre of Paris.
it is renowned for its large and scenic forest, a favourite weekend getaway
for Parisians, as well as for the historical château de Fontainebleau, which
once belonged to the kings of France.
The Castle of Fontainebleau, is one of the largest French royal “châteaux”.
A Castle inhabited by all sovereigns since the Middle Ages: Kings,
Queens, Emperors and Empresses cherished this place, and all left traces
of their passage. Today, Fontainebleau offers visitors its architectural
treasures, its decors, its paintings and thousands of fascinating and precious
objects that it has preserved.
The National Domain of Fontainebleau is divided into two parts:
– The palace
– The courtyard gardens and parks
The Fontainebleau forest is as well a favourite destination for everyone
wanting to escape the hustle of Paris for a day and is a very pleasant
combination for a one day relaxing excursion from Paris!
As a matter of fact, very close to Paris, the Fontainebleau forest offers
astonishing landscape and welcomes hikers, rock-climbing or mountainbiking
enthusiasts, horse riders, cyclists and Sunday walkers who come
here for its wild landscapes.
MINIMUM 4 HOURS TOUR OR ASK FOR OUR FULL DAY EXCURSION (9 HOURS)
EXCURSION DEAUVILLE HONFLEUR
Deauville, lady of the French coast, its most glamorous seaside resort,
symbolizes elegance, prestige and sophistication. It is The resort for magic
rendez-vous, long walks along the beach, fireside chats, pink geraniums
and brown shrimps.
THE BOARDWALK LES PLANCHES
This famous promenade along the beach, built in 1923 with a hardwood
from Madagascar reputed to be totally resistant to decay. It is 643
metres long. It is lined on one side by small cabins with dominant blue
and red which are the colours of Deauville.
The Casino first opened its doors in 1864. It is ranked among the major
casinos in Europe and is the third largest in France.
THE VILLA STRASSBURGER
Its design is a combination of both the rural architectural style and that
of Pays d’Auge manor house. The luxury of its fittings and furnishings
and its picturesque style make it one of Deauville’s most beautiful
villas. It has been listed on the Historic Monuments register since 1975.
THE DEAUVILLE-LA TOUQUES RACECOURSE
The Deauville-La Touques racecourse was built in 1864 at the instigation
of the Duke de Morny, who was a horse enthusiast. The resort became
a centre for horse racing.
Honfleur between the tidal estuary of the Seine and the « Pays d’Auge »
welcomes you at any season. As both, a sea and river port, but also
a port of cell, the city of Honfleur has preserved its rich artistic and
AN OLD MARITIME TOWN
Honfleur is a small medieval town, it reveals its treasures to all those
who take the time to look… The past is in evidence all around… calling
us… The old harbour surrounded by picturesque narrow houses, is with
no doubt what catches the eye of every visitor upon their first visit to
Honfleur. But the town is also St Catherine, St Etienne, St Léonard
churches, the Lieutenance, the old Salt Stores, the medieval cobbled
HONFLEUR AND THE ARTISTS…
The estuary of the Seine has always fascinated numerous artists:
painters, writers, musicians… Amongst them William Turner, Johan
Barthold Jongkind,Gustave Courbet, Claude Monet, Charles Baudelaire,
Erik Satie… Birth place of the painter Eugène Boudin, Honfleur is
recognised as one of the cradles of Impressionism.
EXCURSION CHATEAU DE LA LOIRE
The region ecompasses the world renown and picturesque castles of
Chambord, Chenonceau, Amboise, Blois, Cheverny, Chaumont,
Azay-le-Rideau, Villandry, Chinon, Saumur, Angers…
Come and discover these castles and nearby towns, villages, museums,
parks of the Loire Valley.
With its 128 metres of facade, 440 rooms and 365 fireplaces, Chambord,
near Blois, is the largest of the Loire Valley castles. Located in the heart
of a 5500 hectare park, this castle was used by the gentry of the period
for hunting. Its moat, surrounding walls and central Keep with four
towers, expresses the strength of the French architecture.
Famous Renaissance castle on the Cher river. Some people would like
to compare Chenonceau with other Loire Valley castles but the jewel
cannot be compared.
Known as the « Cradle of the French Renaissance ».
Charles VIII was just back from the Italian campains when he decided
to decorate the castle in the Italian Renaissance style. Unfortunately,
he died on 7th April 1498. As he was on his way to attend a tennis game
(« Jeu de Paume »), his head hit the lintel of a low doorway.He died a few
hours later. The Court was absolutely devastated!
FULL DAY EXCURSION (10 HOURS)