Luxury Travel Services

L‘art du voyage

As a luxury travel company, the Académie des Arts de Vivre (AAV) is dedicated to providing its clients with the most exclusive custom-designed itineraries with meticulous services. Our luxury accommodations offer you the choice between staying in a world-class hotel or renting a prestigious private property.


Whether you are interested in a château in the Loire Valley, chalet in the Alps, villa in Provence, or luxury apartment in Paris, AAV can provide you with the most exceptional property rentals for your holidays and family celebrations.

Our partner hotels are among the finest luxury hotels in the world. Some are five-star palaces, while others are exquisite four-star boutique hotels in the best locations.


Our transport providers, be they limousines or helicopters, are the finest available. Whether you require a private jet or a yacht, we cater to all your transportation needs. Let us know about your transport requirements, and trust us to find the most efficient solutions.

Private Guides

Our specialist guides are either licensed by local governments to lecture in national museums or eminent specialists in their field of expertise. AAV also provides qualified interpreters and bilingual escorts, when required. We exercise great care in matching our guides with our clients, taking into account your tastes, interests and expectations.

Entertainment & Theatre

Our entertainment capabilities ensure you the most memorable experiences. AAV works with ticketing agencies throughout Europe to secure the best tickets for cultural and sporting events, ranging from an evening at the Paris Opera to front-row seats at Wimbledon.

Personal Services

Our luxury services include our Académie Hostess who looks after our guests much like a personal assistant, making reservations and offering advice.

Here are some of the personal services we can provide you:

  • Dog-walkers
  • Babysitters
  • Interpreters / translators
  • Personal assistants
  • Personal stylists / shoppers
  • Personal trainers
  • Photographers
  • Private chefs / butlers
  • Private escorts / guides
  • Security services / bodyguards