July 28, 2023

Paris Summer Olympic Games 2024

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Shianne Motter

Defining Luxury Sports Travel 

The one year countdown to the highly anticipated 2024 Summer Olympics has officially begun in the iconic city of Paris. The excitement in Paris is palpable. The city is buzzing with preparations, from the construction of state-of-the-art sports venues to the planning of extravagant opening and closing ceremonies.

 For the first time in history, the Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Games will not take place in a stadium. Thousands of athletes will parade in boats along the Seine, the river that flows through Paris, in front of hundreds of thousands of spectators. In another first, the Opening Ceremony will be open to a large audience with no admission fee for most of the spectators in the upper quays. 

It's important to plan ahead as luxury accommodations will fill up quickly. To ensure a seamless sport travel experience find an MVT advisor to find exclusive summer game specials like round-trip airport transfers, welcome amenities, and personalized itineraries. 

When is the next summer Olympics?

The summer olympic games will be hosted July 26 - August 11, 2024. 

From the Eiffel Tower to the Louvre Museum, Paris exudes a sense of grandeur and elegance, making it an ideal host for the Summer Olympics.

The Olympics have always been a symbol of unity, bringing people together from different cultures and backgrounds to celebrate the pinnacle of athletic achievement. With more than 200 countries participating in over 400 events across the Summer and Winter Games, the Olympics are where the world comes to compete, feel inspired, and be together.

For the experts in luxury sport travel, a packaged itinerary with Roadtrips ensures a VIP experience so you can enjoy your summer Olympics to the fullest. The complete Roadtrips 6-night 2024 Summer Games Packages, which includes Rosewood Hôtel de Crillon, Shangri-La Paris and Le Bristol Paris, start at $8,945 per person, based on double occupancy.  

Tickets to the Olympics were given away via raffle, but remaining tickets will go on sale at the end of 2023!

About the Medals 

The gold, silver and bronze medals awarded to competitors at the Olympics and Paralympics represent the highest levels of athletic achievement at the Games. The design of the medals is the responsibility of the host city's organizing committee, and varies with each edition of the Games.

Where to Stay in Paris for the Olympics 

The Olympic Village is the where the post-game energy lives, rests, but mostly celebrates. In Paris the Olympic Village will be located in Saint-Denis which is well-connected to many other popular neighborhoods. The Parisian neighborhoods of Gare du Nord would also be a beautiful place to stay. 

Eiffel Tower Stadium: beach volleyball and blind football

A temporary, open-air, 12,800-seater stadium located on the Champs de Mars, with the Eiffel Tower as its striking backdrop will host beach volleyball and blind football. Here, you'll want to stay near the Trocadéro metro station. You can consider Canopy by Hilton, a 15-walk to that metro. 

Grand Palais: fencing and taekwondo

This architectural masterpiece (built for the 1900 Paris Exposition) is set between the Champs-Élysées and the Seine. Closed for renovations, the palace will reopen for the Games to host fencing (July 27 to August 4) and taekwondo (August 7 to 10), followed by para taekwondo (August 29 to 31) and wheelchair fencing (September 3 to 7). 

The Grand Palais is very central so you can stay in neighboring areas and easily take the metro here. For genuine parisian luxury Le Bristol Paris is an icon of French elegance and art de vivre. New this year;  triple Michelin-starred Executive Chef Eric Frechon launched a pasta laboratory, Il Pastificio.

Book with an MVT advisor and receive these exclusive amenities:

  • Upgrade at time of booking, subject to availability
  • Daily Full Breakfast for up to two guests per bedroom
  • $100USD equivalent Food & Beverage credit utilized during stay (not combinable, not valid on room rate, no cash value if not redeemed in full)
  • Early Check-In / Late Check-Out, subject to availability
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi

River Cruising in Paris

If you are looking for a unique way to travel Paris than a river cruise might be calling your name. 

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AmaWaterways Wine Cruising

Departs: July 24, 2024 

The Vineyards of The Rhine and Moselle will end in Paris so you can plan a magic post-cruise extension in the Olympic Village! Book with an MVT advisor today to receive exclusive $50 USD shipboard credit per person; limit $100 USD per stateroom on all voyages less than 14-nights. 

Viking Rolf

State-of-the-art Viking Longships® offer guests unprecedented levels of comfort, including full verandas and the largest suites on the rivers of Europe.

With Viking Inclusive Value, the price you pay covers most everything—Free Wi-Fi, complimentary soft drinks, beer & wine with onboard lunch & dinner, a free shore excursion in each port, and more!

Depart July or August of 2024 on Viking's Paris and The Heart of Normandy and you will find yourself in Paris at the same time as the olympics. Explore the list of excursions and pre or post packages for some Parisian inspiration. 

Uniworld S.S Joie de Vivere

Step aboard your floating pied-à-terre in France, featuring handcrafted furniture and fine antiques, original artwork, and signature accents inspired by 20th-century Parisian design from the Golden Twenties to the free-spirited Sixties, all blending seamlessly with modern conveniences.

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