Welcome to the world of expertise and excellence à la française
The 24 Palaces de France and their teams of professionals, the General Managers, the Chefs and the services, invite you to stay with them and live the excellence à la française and hospitality experiences. They are today all gathered by Atout France, the Tourism in France Development agency, on this momentous portrait by the photographer Rip Hopkins, illustrating THE emblematic view of Paris thanks to the staging on the rooftop of the Arc de Triomphe.
Their one and only principle : ready to host you !
France is the world's favourite destination, renowned for its culture and gastronomy, but also for its excellence in terms of hospitality and art de vivre. This is experienced at its best in the Palaces de France, which represent the quintessence of excellence à la française. The elegant and attentive expertise of their personnel singles them out. The brilliantly talented women and men behind the Palace distinction are experts in their fields and passionate about creating superlative experiences for their guests. They are like a team looking forward to welcome you.
Men of passion to serve tailor-made stays, iconic Ambassadors
This portrait represents the three key sections of these men and women within this universe who are the Ambassadors of the French art of receiving. The General Managers, in charge of the harmonious running of each of the establishments, the Chefs, real creators of exquisite gastronomic experiences and the professionals, concierge, receptionist, gouvernante, floral designer, spa manager, and groom, … who make every guest's experience unforgettable. These dedicated professionals open the doors of their Palaces wherever in France, which are outside of time with a magical atmosphere that defies definition.
A Galaxy of Michelin-Starred Restaurants with World-Renowned Chefs
In the Palaces de France, some of the France's most illustrious talents are at the helm of Michelin-starred restaurants. They lead teams of gifted, highly-trained professionals, inspiring them to create exceptional and extraordinary gastronomic experiences for the guests.
Each shares the same passion and commitment – to welcome the guests and serve tailor-made stays. If miracles must be wrought to meet a request, so be it! The host will enjoy an unique experience delivered with elegance and finesse.
Welcome to the Palaces de France !
Get to meet all of the sitters, General Managers, Chefs and professionals, enter in the world of the Palaces de France with #FrenchPalaces and discover the backstages of the shooting through the below link : https://youtu.be/XTqy-v0O71M
Testimonies of the talents put to the service of the exceptional way of life in the Palaces de France https://youtu.be/JKcsPQQMIqw
They participated in this « big picture »:
The 24 Palaces de France
Four Seasons hôtel George V
Hôtel Plaza Athénée
La Réserve Paris
Le Bristol Paris
Mandarin Oriental, Paris
Park Hyatt Paris-Vendôme
Le Royal Monceau Raffles Paris
Le Peninsula Paris
Cheval Blanc Courchevel
Hôtel Le K2 Palace, Courchevel
Hôtel Les Airelles, Courchevel
Le Royal Evian
Château de la Messardière, Saint-Tropez
Grand-Hôtel du Cap-Ferrat, A Four Seasons Hotel
Hôtel Cap Eden-Roc, Antibes
La Bastide de Gordes
La Réserve Ramatuelle Hôtel Spa et Villas
Hôtel du Palais, Biarritz
Les Sources de Caudalie, Bordeaux
Les Près d’Eugénie, Eugénie les bains
Cheval Blanc Saint –Barth Isle de France