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Welcome

“Paris is always a good idea!”
Audrey Hepburn

We are Atelier Tours Paris. We create unforgettable small group journeys of a lifetime through the world-famous Design Quarters of Paris. Our private, guided experiences are uniquely crafted for members of the Architect and Design community and for design enthusiasts.
Whether working on a project, seeking to enhance your design acumen, or simply looking for inspiration, join us as we uncover the iconic workshops, private galleries, and one-of-a-kind sources that make Paris a design lover’s paradise.

“These gents are the best! Inspiring, educational and fun! Eric knows Paris like the back of his hand, and Patrick’s design sources are invaluable! Every moment together was simply perfect! Thank you!”
Kelly H.  – Designer, San Francisco

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French Design and Decoration

Intimate in size, each exceptional tour focuses on the latest trends in French design and decoration with a respectful nod to the past. Highlights include a day long adventure to the famed Marche aux Puces (flea markets), where our favorite dealers look forward to meeting you and presenting their latest finds. We will also journey through the cobblestone streets of the legendary Carre Rive Gauche with President Jean-Louis Herledan, who introduces you to today’s most important furniture, art and antiques resources.
At Atelier Tours Paris, our ‘insider’ knowledge ensures that your experience is truly rewarding. Combining insight into sourcing with guided mentoring, you will quickly become a Paris design aficionado… all the while, making new friends and valuable connections on your journey.

“…Memories that will last a lifetime. New friendships and new ideas! Thank you for a truly magical and inspiring Paris experience!”
Kathleen N. – Designer, San Francisco

Paris Design Discovery Tour #1

Mon, Sep 16 – Sun, Sep 22, 2019

 

Paris Design Discovery Tour #2

Mon, Oct 7 – Sun, Oct 13, 2019

 

Paris Design Discovery Tour #3

Mon, Oct 28th – Sun, Nov 3, 2019

 

Paris Design Discovery Tour #4

Mon, Nov 18 – Sun, Nov 24, 2019

 

Experience

Paris is calling, – are you answering?

We believe the greatest luxury is the assurance that once you arrive, everything has been carefully arranged for an amazing experience. Soak up Paris’ rich design heritage, first class hotel accommodations and private chauffeured transportation for all scheduled excursions. Discover the legendary fashion, art and cuisine of the City of Light in comfort, safety and style.
Join us on a stress-free journey of insider access moments and let Atelier Tours Paris arrange a rendezvous with your next great design resource.

Dining

Share your day’s adventures with your new friends

Saveur exceptional cuisine in fabulous settings and memorable locales. Unwind, soak up the culture, and dive into gastronomic delights. Each tour includes exclusive Michelin-starred restaurants and local specialties for a fully immersive culinary experience. Dine in magical bistros and classic French brasseries, and people watch from the terraces of world-famous cafes. Share your day’s adventures with your new friends while sipping fine French wines and dreaming about tomorrow’s new discoveries.

Le Saint Hotel Saint Germain-des-Pres

“I’m going to make everything around me beautiful – that will be my life”
Elsie de Wolfe

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Guests of Atelier Tours Paris stay with our exclusive partner: the luxurious Le Saint Hotel Saint Germain-des-Pres. Intimacy is the sole identity of Le Saint. Neither a boutique hotel nor a palace, Le Saint is simply a place where life returns to its true meaning. Within the exquisite walls of this sublime property, every detail inspires comfort, and every hour that goes by is spent to enjoy recovered time.

This is our home away from home in Paris. We love the classic Parisian style, the discreet atmosphere, and the charming surroundings of this legendary neighborhood. From the marble bathrooms, plush robes and comfortable beds, to the hushed corridors and delicious breakfast buffet, – each moment feels like a dream…
Atelier Tours Paris and the elegant staff of the Le Saint Hotel are looking forward to welcoming you for an authentic Parisian experience.
Please join us. We can’t wait to share it with you!

Meet Your Hosts

Eric Remmen

Co-founder

A love affair with French culture was established in his college years while studying at the Sorbonne. That experience made a lasting impact, and fueled a passion for Paris that has followed him throughout his life and career. Eric has made beauty his muse. Dealing in art, antiques and representing the French range manufacturer La Cornue, has kept him close to all things exquisitely French.

Eric’s design acumen propels his natural ability to uncover the next great resource and emerging trend. Eric’s frequent visits to Paris with his clientele have provided a solid foundation of sources to draw from. His clients remark that his warmth, sense of humor and graciousness allowed them to simply show up and enjoy themselves. His first-hand knowledge of Paris helped lead them to memories that last a lifetime.

Eric is excited to welcome you to Paris. His reverence for quality and good design will surely lead you to your next essential resource.

Patrick Welch

Co-founder

An Interior Designer by trade, Patrick was fortunate to begin his career working for San Francisco’s most important designers. Before establishing his own firm, he learned that travel is a must as it has shaped his point of view and provided a broader, educated perspective.

Patrick believes the inspiration that comes from seeing the world is enhanced by establishing sources that help him realize his vision. His clients say that his projects are classic, timeless, and approachable. Filled with unique, handcrafted objects and furnishings, his spaces evoke experiences of tranquility, harmonious scale and soothing composition.

Patrick looks forward to welcoming you to Paris and introducing you to exceptional design sources discovered in the City of Light.

Contact Us

We would love to hear from you…

Hours

M – F: 8am–5pm

Sat: 11am–6pm

Sun: Closed

As we travel often, the best way to reach us is through this form. We will reply as quickly as possible. Merci!