French-American Cultural Foundation – Bastille Day "Riviera" Auction
Auction Ends: Jul 12, 2013 11:00 PM EDT

Unique Experiences

Fly to the city of lights ! Exceptional Stay, Tour and Dinner on the Eiffel Tower

Item Number
Estimated Value
$6,520 USD
$4,200 USD to Divaceleste
Number of Bids
13  -  Bid History

Item Description

Fly to Paris on Air France- from Washington DC to Paris on Air France operated flights. Two economy class tickets to be used as one set pair. Booking restrictions may apply due to capacity controlled seating. Flexibility of travel may be necessary.


With three nights for two with breakfast at the Westin-Place Vendome one of the best locations in Paris: between Place Vendôme, the Louvre Museum, Place de la Concorde and Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré and with views over the Tuileries Garden and the Eiffel Tower!

Ideally situated in Paris' exciting first arrondissement, The Westin Paris - Vendôme offers the best of the City of Lights right at your doorstep. In addition to the magnificent views of the city from the hotel - most importantly the iconic Eiffel Tower and the Tuileries Garden - you are moments from the Louvre Museum, the Place Vendome, Place de la Concorde and the elegant boutiques of rue du Faubourg Saint-Honore.

Discover the video of The Westin Paris

Exclusive dinner at 58 Tour Eiffel Restaurant: two "opera+" menus offered at 6:30pm or 9:00 pm.

A truly original experience in the heart of the Eiffel Tower: Located on the 1st floor of the Eiffel Tower, this restaurant offers you a chance to dine in the heart of the most famous monument in Paris!

At nightfall, 58 Tour Eiffel turns into a fashionable address with an exceptional view of Paris by night. Soft lights and minimalist furniture avoid stealing the show from the city of lights. An ultra-contemporary setting by Patrick Jouin and a chic and trendy menu.

  • Menu including a glass of Champagne, choice of starter, main course and dessert, coffee, mineral water and wine
  • Lift ticket for the 1st floor of the Eiffel Tower included

The lift ticket will be available at the welcome desk located on the  esplanade (between the north and east pillars) 30 minutes before the  time of the booking.

For menu info please visit:

Compulsory reservation by phone +33 (0)1 72 76 18 46 or by email with the booking code.

... and a  very unique "Tastes of Paris Gourmet Tour": taste adventures near the Eiffel Tower is a 4 hour guided gourmet tour for four people including five tastings with world class food artisans.

In the shadow of the Eiffel Tower you’ll visit world-class gourmet shops, meet food artisans, and sample delicacies from the best gourmet institutions in Paris while discovering the market streets in this area. 

You’ll visit between 8-12 shops, and we’ll customize the schedule with tastings and shop visits based on your interests to make your experience unique. A recent tasting tour included, flaky millefeuilles, chocolate covered raisins with sauternes wine, honey, iced macarons, as well as comté cheese aged 9 - 45 months, among others.

Your 4-hour walking tour will take you past the Invalides, Palais
Bourbon, Musée Rodin, and through the « secret » gardens of the 7th
arrondissement. At all times your expert bilingual Franco-American guide can facilitate your discussion with the food artisan or just help you polish your French. 

At the end of the tour, once your taste buds are singing, we’ll give you a list of our favorite gourmet shops in Paris as well as a selection of recipes to try at home.

Guide : Pamela Balagué, Franco-American mompreneur and creator of Tastes of Paris Gourmet Tours

Item Special Note

NOTE:  It is of course possible for the winner to decide to stay longer in Paris than the three nights offfered at the Westin, but the winner will have to find its own accomodations. Each segment offered in that package can be used separately from the others. (separate certificates or vouchers). 


Air France Round Trip tickets to Paris - July 31, 2014

Westin 3 nights in Deluxe Room with breakfast - June 30, 2014

58 Eiffel Tower Restaurant: July 1st, 2014

Tastes of Paris Gourmet Tour:  July 2014

Donated By:

Air France

The Westin Paris Vendome

Tastes of Paris Gourmet Tours (a service of WalkGeneration)

Tastes of Paris Gourmet Tours (a service of WalkGeneration)

58 Tour Eiffel Restaurant - Millenia SA

58 Tour Eiffel Restaurant - Millenia SA