Ahhh ... there nothing like spending April in Paris, when spring is in full bloom, terraces are full of cheerful Parisians, and the streets are not yet filled with the clamor of tourist.
Book your flights to arrive in Charles de Gaulle airport by 11 AM on April 25th. A suggested flight schedule will be sent at sign/up to follow BlackGirlTravel.com's founder Fleace (Fee lee che) Weaver and local guides as they show you the Paris, the BGT way!
As always, expect a few surprises along the way.
Your stay in Paris will include traditional visits to sights like the Eiffel Tower, Palais Garnier Opera House, Notre Dame Cathedral, Sacré-Coeur, Champs-Elysées, Montmartre, Arc de Triomphe, and more. You will enjoy a detailed French wine tasting where you will learn about wine regions such as Champagne, Burgundy, and Bordeaux.
You will also spend an afternoon make your own personal French, perfume.
From the flagship stores of luxury French brands like Louis Vuitton and Chanel to one of a kind vintage and resale boutiques, it is easy to she why Paris is the fashion capital in the world. Shhhh ... you must keep the secret of Fleace's favorite shops for great deals. You will also visit some of her favorite restaurants and bistros.
Channel your inner "Bronze Venus" in a special BlackGirlTravel.com tribute to Josephine Baker.
No BGT experience is complete without nightlife with the locals. Ahhhh ... French men, oh la la! Maybe you will meet your own Macron. :) Its France, anything can happen! Parisians like to party and party hard and we know the best spots from refined lounges to vibrant clubs. Be ready to dress to impress!
You will have day trip to city of Versailles, in the region of Ile-de-France to visit the magnificent Palace of Versailles former home of Louis XVI and Marie-Antoinette. which took 36,000 workers and 50 years to build.
It's BGT, you knew there would be MORE AND something different!
You will also travel to Bruges, the enchanting fairytale paradise in Belgium. Yes,Belgium! Bruges, is also known as the city of canals or the Venice of the north due to the many waterways that meander between medieval looking buildings, many date back to the 14th century. From your first moment in Bruges, you are immediately transported back in time to medieval Europe, a period when the primary mode of transport was by horse and carriage. The canals, picturesque cobbled streets, breathtaking squares with soaring towers, churches, and windmills, feel like you are walking in a dream. You will tour the city by foot, bike and boat.
From Godiva to Leonidas, from Côte d'Or to Neuhaus: Belgium has the world'-s finest chocolatiers. No trip to Belgium's complete without tasting Belgian waffles with a wide varieties of yummy toppings