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Ultimate Downton Abbey Experience in the Glitz and Glamour of the French Riviera

Those looking to live out a Downton Abbey lifestyle this year can do so with the Oliver’s Travels Downton Abbey Experience in the South of France. Guests will have the exclusive opportunity to holiday like the Crawley’s in the actual property filmed for the second motion picture based on the series – ‘Downton Abbey: A New Era’ released this April, surrounded by the stunning settings of the French Riviera.

Besides being able to stay at Oliver’s Travels Palais De L’Ocean, as seen in the film, engulfed in the picturesque South of France, the brand new and exclusive experience boasts a number of opulent extras for a Downton extravaganza full of special touches fit for a Lord and Lady. From clay pigeon shooting to horse riding, casino night, and an extravagant ball, guests will be able to holiday in true regal style this summer, inspired by the Crawley’s.

Accommodation at Palais De L’Ocean, French Riviera – sleeps 24 guests in 12 bedrooms

For a taste of style and luxury in an architectural gem, guests stay at the actual property used for the film! With strolls past the swimming pool and down various terraced levels in the bucolic parkland to find a rocky cove and azure sea. Everything here is grand and beautiful, bringing the Downton dream to life from the welcoming palm tree salute and palatial hallway with marble staircase to the vast ornately decorated living areas, dining room and library all interspersed with seating areas, tables, sculptures and works of art.  Fans will also be provided with private chef and butler service throughout to fully feel a part of the Grantham crowd.

Day 1

  • Clay pigeon shooting experience for quintessentially British fun
  • A beautiful catered picnic within the grand garden grounds
  • Private chef and Butler service throughout

Day 2

  • Horse riding experience for those seeking energetic activity
  • Extravagant Ball hosted at the property with live music, canapes, Champagne reception
  • Roaring 20s outfits provided for a Downtonesque party
  • Ladies’ hair and make-up provided
  • Private chef and Butler service throughout

Day 3

  • Boat trip excursion to soak up the South of France sun
  • Cocktail tasting experience
  • Bridge and casino night with whisky for an exciting evening of entertainment
  • Private chef and Butler service throughout