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Spend an unforgettable Christmas at France's largest chateau-hotel, a grand, four-star spa property set among the leafy surroundings of Chantilly forest. Enjoy a relaxing few days indulging in festive dinners and making the most of the chateau's spa and wellness facilities, and enjoy leisurely visits to nearby Chateau de Chantilly and the pretty town of Senlis. An optional day trip to Paris completes this wonderful festive break in France.
Fly to Paris and continue to Chantilly. Here you'll be greeted by your Tour Manager, and then will make the short transfer to elegant Chateau de Montvillargenne, which sits among acres of beautiful, rolling parkland. Spend the rest of the day settling into your sumptuous surroundings, and enjoy a delicious three-course dinner this evening.
Day One: Travel to Chantilly
This morning, you'll enjoy a visit to Chateau de Chantilly, a magnificent 19-century building set within colourful gardens designed by Andre Le Notre - the architect behind the park of the Palace of Versailles. Browse the chateau and its fascinating museum housed in the stable block, then enjoy some free time to stroll around the petite town of Chantilly.
Day Two (Christmas Eve): Visit Chateau de Chantilly
Return to the hotel during the afternoon and perhaps make use of its spa facilities, then begin your Christmas celebrations this evening with a four-course meal, which includes complimentary mineral water, wine and coffee.
Your Christmas Day begins with a leisurely walking tour of Senlis, a quaint medieval town with narrow, cobbled streets and a magnificent Gothic cathedral. After a scenic morning stroll, return to the hotel for a delicious four-course Christmas lunch, then spend the rest of day relaxing after the festivities. A lighter, two-course meal will be served this evening.
Day Three (Christmas Day): A walking tour of Senlis followed by a Christmas Day lunch
Today you'll have the chance to join your Tour Manager on an optional excursion to beautiful Paris. Upon arrival, an orientation tour will introduce some of the French capital's many spectacular sights, and then you're free to explore at your own leisure. Take a stroll down the Champs-Elysees, visit the Louvre or head out to the artists' hub of Montmartre, all while admiring the beautiful Christmas decorations that sparkle in the 'City of Light'.
Day Four (Boxing Day): Optional excursion to Paris
Return to the hotel for dinner and a final restful evening.
Transfer to the airport today for your return flight, at the end of a wonderful festive break in northern France.
Day Five: Travel home