The luxury travel operator Red Savannah has introduced a new series titled “In the Footsteps Of…” designed to guide travelers along the paths of renowned personalities. The inaugural experience focuses on Coco Chanel, leading participants from Paris’s Rue Cambon to the southern regions of France in a stylish journey. Launched in celebration of the 102nd anniversary of her Chanel No.5 fragrance, the “In the Footsteps of Coco Chanel” itinerary is available for booking at a starting price of $10,000 per person.
Begin your journey in enchanting Normandy, where the Breton jersey – born in the northern coastal air – first whispered of chic nonchalance. Then, glide into Paris, where the boutique on Rue Cambon stands as a testament to Chanel’s revolutionary designs. Here you will be staying just steps from that legendary address at No. 31. As you journey southward, the French Riviera beckons. Bask in the allure of the Jazz Age’s zenith, where fashionable society danced and dazzled under the Mediterranean sun. Discover Grasse, France’s fragrance capital, where Chanel’s olfactory artistry unfurls, a reminder of her pioneering spirit.
Channel your inner Coco as you traverse this tapestry of destinations, embodying her spirit of innovation and timeless elegance. France’s landscapes become a canvas where history, fashion, and style harmoniously converge, inviting you to relive the magic that Coco Chanel wove into the nation’s very fabric.
- Explore Deauville where Coco Chanel opened her first boutique
- Attend a polo match or races at Deauville’s famed racecourse, beloved of Normandy’s ‘haut-société’
- Stay on the Rue Cambon, just steps from the original Parisian Chanel boutique, where Coco popularised the chic striped mariniere sweater for women
- Take tea at Chanel’s favourite café
- Stroll through the halls of the famed hotel that Chanel called home
- Visit the location of the house of Chanel’s most iconic runway shows
- Travel to the south of France and stay in the same location where Coco holidayed throughout the 20s and 30s.
- Discover the Chateau where Coco spent many of her summers and which was said to inspire the famed Chanel logo