Europe is for savoring. It’s where you go when you’re yearning to trade in going-through-the-motions for quality time. Eat-at-your-desk for linger-for-hours. Mass produced for masterpieces. Let us design a European experience overflowing with moments worth savoring.
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Go beyond the surface on your next European vacation, with an itinerary imbued with authentic connection. Through our relationships with on-the-ground guides and local luminaries, we can dream up intimate experiences for our clients that few travelers ever get access to.
Forget endless lines and overrated tourist traps. Experience the timeless Europe that invites you to slow down and savor every aspect of your journey.
Sink into comfort and sophistication, with distinct accommodations hand-picked to appeal to your sense of style. Thanks to Mer Bleue’s access to the most distinguished European luxury hotels, resorts, and villas, you’ll check into a thoughtfully appointed property that enhances your stay in every way.
Five-star service, inspiring surroundings, and designer details (and perhaps a surprise perk or two!) await you. Because a truly luxurious property isn’t just a place to rest your head—but an utterly indulgent experience. And you deserve nothing less.
Expert guidance based on extensive personal travel experience and in-depth research
Complete travel booking and management for your accommodations, transportation, tours, and more
Concierge-level service, including arranging restaurant reservations and booking museum tickets
An interactive mobile itinerary app that you can access on the go
On-call assistance while you travel—simply reach out to us if you encounter any hiccups along the way.
Work with Mer Bleue to receive:
Our fee for itinerary research, design, and booking range from $350-$2,000—fees vary depending on the length and complexity of your trip. We’ll share more with you during your complimentary discovery call.
Multi-country custom itineraries
Private yacht & jet experiences
Culinary & wine-themed journeys
Luxury ocean & river cruises
discover trip possibilities
Sporting event packages
Family & multigenerational trips
Le Club membership for limitless planning & support throughout the year
"Having Dianna coordinate our trip was the best decision! Her thoughtfully planned itinerary managed and maximized our time and also gave us the freedom to make spontaneous decisions. Dianna truly listened to what we wanted and tailored an exciting experience that matched our vacation goals. She is very travel savvy, always thinking about how to make the trip seamless and efficient. Dianna’s engaging personality and professionalism make working with her so enjoyable."
"Dianna helped me plan the trip of a lifetime with my two young adult sons. We hopped between Ireland and England with no issues and were able to fly without a hitch across the pond. Dianna knew how to make all of the logistics come together and also was looking out for my 6'4" son to have the legroom he needed on his flights. We saw an Arsenal game and did lots of walking and roaming.... so happy to have someone who can truly make all the details come together."
"Working with Dianna was great! She helped plan our family vacation to Normandy, France. She wanted us to experience the Normandy lifestyle like a local, so we stayed in a beautifully equipped small farm B&B. The kids gathered fresh eggs in the morning for breakfast, and we enjoyed wonderful wine and cheese in the evenings. While in town, we enjoyed a private tour of the D-Day beaches and local WWII sites, visited Mont Saint-Michel, and tasted local cider and buckwheat crepes in Saint-Malo. It was a perfect family vacation. I will definitely be using Dianna again!"
"Dianna has been my go-to girl for travel for years. She travels often and has visited many beautiful places. She always knows where to stay, what to do, and the little extras that make a trip so memorable. She takes away all the fuss and thinking involved in travel and leaves you with nothing to do but relax and enjoy time with your family!"
Once you submit our Trip Design Form, you’ll receive a link to book your discovery call so your Mer Bleue advisor can learn more about you and your dream vacation. We’ll discuss your preferred travel style, destination, budget, and more—and we’ll share more about our process and design fee.
Think we’d be a good fit? Then the fun begins! After you take care of our design fee, we’ll begin crafting your itinerary, customized to your particular vacation desires. Then, we’ll review with you and refine any details until it’s the perfect fit.
Leave every last logistical detail to us, as we’ll book and manage your travel arrangements—as well as advise you on recommended travel insurance, COVID travel requirements, and more.
We’ll chat one more time to go over your final itinerary and answer any last-minute questions. Then, you’re off, armed with all of your travel documents and our contact info in case you need assistance. Simply reach out to us if any issues arise and we’ll troubleshoot for you!
Our goal is to provide you with a one-of-a-kind trip designed specifically for you. While we have established relationships with the world's best accommodations, tour companies, and travel suppliers, we use these relations to benefit you, not suppliers, creating a win/win situation for all. The design fee ensures our time and effort are compensated and allows us to make authentic decisions based on what’s best for you. If we find the perfect cozy bed and breakfast you've been looking for in the Loire Valley, but they don't pay commission, we're going to book it!
Vacations are a considerable investment in both time and money. There's nothing worse than wasting precious minutes standing in the middle of a Parisian street at 3 pm trying to figure out where to eat or dealing with the challenge of blending multiple travel styles in one family to create a vacation loved by all. Professional guidance saves you time and money while ensuring your experience is seamless and memorable for all involved.
We like to use the analogy of an interior designer. You can decorate your own home. You can research prices, styles, and looks. You can manage the ordering, delivery, and setup. Or, you could hire someone passionate, trained, and experienced to do this for you—someone with insider knowledge and connections. While you will have spent money on the service, you have saved time, energy, and the hassle of mistakes. Not to mention guarantee that you will have a stunning room!
Spend your time dreaming about your next vacation and let Mer Bleue do the work. We'll devote the hours needed to research, use our worldwide connections, and funnel our personal experience and passion for creating an itinerary that Google or an online booking engine can't produce. And we will be with you through it all, from the dreaming phase until you are safely back at home.
Trip protection, also known as travel insurance, protects you and your investment from unexpected occurrences during a trip. Investing in travel protection gives you peace of mind and will save you money if the unexpected happens. It’s worth looking into and is sometimes a necessity. When traveling out of the country, it’s essential to understand what your primary health insurance will and will not cover. Many credit cards carry travel benefits, but the coverage is often limited. It’s always recommended to get a quote from a third-party insurance provider to compare coverage benefits.
Mer Bleue is an independent affiliate of Gifted Travel Network, a proud member of Virtuoso. Virtuoso is a by-invitation-only global luxury travel partnership that includes the world's best companies, including hotels, cruise lines, tour operators, and more. Virtuoso is an extra tool in our toolbox that provides additional complementary value-added amenities and special
perks that leave you feeling like royalty.
We can't wait to hear about your travel dreams and help make them a reality! Please complete the inquiry form on the contact page. We will then email you a link to our calendar to select the best day and time to discuss your trip via phone or a Zoom session.