We've gone the distance in presenting a collection of exquisite venues that add touches of the quintessential French art de vivre to your celebrations; be it cocktail soirées, product launches or gala dinners and award ceremonies. Stately mansions, iconic châteaux and graceful villas coupled with professional French hospitality add their distinct touches towards the making of a memorable evening.
An Evening in Paris:
Cultural and Artistic: The stately Jacquemart André Museum, a 19th century mansion that proudly showcases one of the most beautiful private art collections, promises an elegant soirée. Organise cocktail parties or indulgent sit-down dinners in this exquisite setting resplendent with fine art masterpieces and objets d'art that make for a sublime setting.
Ideal for: Cocktails upto 500 & sit-down dinners upto 250
A Floating Soirée: The banks of the Seine offer themselves as a perfect venue for your next event. An exquisite event waits to be organised at the elegant restaurant Les Jardins du Pont-Neuf moored along the banks of the river. Privatise their restaurant for your events or organise a soirée on any one of their 2 verandas that offer panoramic views of the Seine against a monumental setting.
Ideal for: Cocktails upto 400 guests and sit-down dinners upto 220 guests
Sublime Elegance: Create a sublime soiree at the Hotel d'Evreux, a private mansion housed in the Place Vendôme. Its tastefully done up rooms play host to a variety of events ranging from cocktail parties, prestigious product launches and gala dinners. Offering uninterrupted views of the Place Vendome and its column, a glamorous event is yours for the making at the Hotel d'Evreux.
Ideal for: Cocktails upto 350 guests
Grandeur at Versailles: The magnificent Château de Versailles is a living testimony of the finesse of 18th century French art. This UNESCO World Heritage classified edifice was once the hunting lodge of Louis XIII and was later Louis XIV's seat of power in 1682. An iconic landmark of contemporary France, the Château de Versailles offers 5 ornate rooms that host with great splendour gala evenings, cocktail parties, concerts and balls.
Ideal for: 600 to 2500 guests
Unmatched Elegance in the Loire: The exquisite Château de Chenonceau impresses you with its picturesque setting. Tended by women throughout its history, this Château is a culmination of timeless elegance and grace. Its tastefully done up rooms recreate a royal ambience. Plan a private dinners, its restaurant the Orangerie that offers splendid views of the Château.
Ideal for: 300 guests in the Château and 200 guests in the restaurant.
A Legendary Evening in Marseille: History comes alive at Marseille's Château d'If located on an island in the Mediterranean Sea and steeped in the legend of Monte Cristo. The Terraces of Monte Cristo located in this enigmatic venue offers you astounding panoramas of the sea and the city of Marseille and is a perfect venue for your cocktails or dinners.
Ideal for: upto 250 guests
Picture Perfect Events at the Villa Ephrussi: Nestled in the exclusive seaside resort of Saint Jean Cap Ferrat, close to Nice, lies the graceful Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild. Its tasteful interiors and 9 manicured gardens present many options. Choose from planning soirees at the majestic Grand Patio or outdoor celebrations at the Jardins a la Française - gardens replete with palm trees, ornamental ponds and flame topped urns. For smaller gatherings choose the Oriental Dining Room or the Allée Florentine best suited for cocktails.
Ideal For: 80 guests in the Allée Florentine & Oriental Dining Room to 200-300 guests in the Grand Patio and Jardins a la Français.
Unconventional Venues in Toulouse Pyrenées:
Conquering Air and Space in Toulouse: Pink City Toulouse offers you its emblematic Aeroscopia - an aviation museum located in the premises of the Airbus factory - for your events. Include a visit of its premises that houses impressive prototypes. Its Evenement'Ciel Venue offers itself as a perfect space for hosting prestigious dinners, product launches, cocktail parties or gala evenings. An aviation adventure beckons!
Ideal For: upto 350 guests
An Art Infused Soiree in Albi: It's Episcopal City houses the famous Toulouse-Lautrec Museum. Offer your guests an invitation to the magical world of Toulouse-Lautrec. This unique setting is the ideal space for organising cocktails, gala dinners, seminars or meetings. The main courtyard and the terraces overlooking the gardens, along with the museum can be customised for hosting small to mid-sized events.
Ideal For: 150 - 500 guests
Define Luxury the Avalon Way!
An Avalon Waterways River Cruise balances the latitude of elegance with the longitude of ease and where the exclusive meets inclusive! As you sail along the legendary rivers of France of Seine and Rhône, Avalon delivers the most picturesque riverscapes of enchanting castles and medieval villages. All these with the perfect balance of enriching activities, sightseeing, delectable cuisine, and incomparable service. Avalon Waterways offers seven cruises across the French rivers and is ideal for small luxury corporate groups for those extra special incentives.
For more information, please visit – www.AvalonWaterways.in