Journey from Megève to Monte Carlo this summer with Leo Trippi & Edge Retreats

Leo Trippi has announced a luxury summer itinerary in collaboration with sister company, Edge Retreats, giving guests the chance to experience Alpine elegance and Riviera glamour on a stunning journey from the French Alps in Megève through Provence and down into the glamorous destination of Monte Carlo.

Embark on a journey over the course of three weeks through the picturesque landscapes of France in a luxury supercar of your choice, whether a classic Ferrari or a Bond-esque DB5. Explore the charming towns of Grenoble and Nice, immersing yourself in the breathtaking scenery and indulging in local cuisine along the way, all whilst lapping up the luxury in some of Europe’s finest villas and chalets.

With each property accommodating a minimum of 12 guests, those seeking a road-trip to remember this summer, with friends or family alike, need look no further.

Chalet Izoard, Megeve

Week One: Megève, France

Often referred to as the Monte Carlo of the Alps, begin your holiday in the picturesque village of Megève. Providing stunning views of Mont Blanc, Megève is the perfect place to spend a summer holiday with numerous boutiques and charming cafes, as well as over 300 km of hiking and biking trails and an 18-hole golf course surrounded by scenic mountain views.

Stay: Chalet Izoard (Bedrooms: 7+1 / Capacity: 12+6)

During your time in Megeve, stay at Chalet Izoard, a beautiful chalet located in the exclusive area of Mont d’Arbois. Offering panoramic views and state-of-the-art amenities including two swimming pools and a large entertainment room, Chalet Izoard invites you to experience the beauty and serenity of the French Alps in unparalleled luxury.

Set over five floors which are served by a lift, the chalet provides 1,000m2 of living space, making it the perfect escape for both groups and families alike. The interior features reclaimed wooden beams and traditional mountain furnishings, and has a spacious yet relaxed ambience throughout. For those looking to unwind after an exhilarating drive through the mountains or day’s hiking, Chalet Izoard’s wellness and entertainment facilities are its highlight. Make use of the stunning indoor pool as well as outdoor pool and Størvatt hot tub, or kick back with a sauna, steam bath or massage. As the day draws to a close, enjoy long, balmy summer evenings in the al fresco dining area offering beautiful views of the surrounding peaks.

La Demeure de Maussane, Les Baux-de-Provence

Week Two: Provence, France

Synonymous with stunning landscapes, rich history and mouth-watering cuisine, summer in Provence is the perfect time to visit the lavender fields. Make sure you pay a visit to Valensole Plateau, one of the most famous and picturesque areas for lavender with vast fields of lavender creating a sea of purple between June and August.

Stay: La Demeure de Maussane (Bedrooms: 8 / Capacity: 16)

La Demeure de Maussane is located near Les Baux-de-Provence, in the countryside on the outskirts of the small village of Maussane-les-Alpilles. This beautifully restored Maison de Maître dating from the early 18th century is set in large French gardens with a vast heated pool. It is a house of real character renovated by renowned architects who have mixed authenticity and modernity perfectly.

Originally the property was an oil mill built in 1738 on a field of more than 300 olive trees at the foot of the Massif des Alpilles. Over the generations, the property has become a luxury residence with gardens built around large plane trees, basins and fountains, imposing reception rooms on both the ground and first floors and 8 large bedrooms that can comfortably accommodate up to 16 people in an exceptional setting and style. The villa decor is dominated by warm hues reminiscent of earth and stone. The owners have also created a vegetable garden where guests can pick their vegetables at will and a henhouse to have fresh eggs every day.

Villa Malla, Monte Carlo

Week Three: Monte Carlo, Monaco

Monte Carlo is a gem set along Monaco’s coast. Renowned for its world-class casinos, lively nightlife and picture-perfect Mediterranean scenery, Monte Carlo is synonymous with sophistication and excitement, attracting visitors from around the globe.

Stay: Villa Malla (Bedrooms: 6 / Capacity: 12)

Villa Malla is a perfect example of the type of property that helped make, at the turn of the 19th century, the French Riviera the place to go to for the privileged few. Located near Cap d’Ail and Mala Plage, this belle epoque mansion is just a 15 minute walk from Monaco along the coastal path. Relax in the heated infinity pool, unwind in the lavish interiors adorned with designer furnishings, or enjoy a chilled glass of champagne on the expansive terrace overlooking the sea.

Recently fully restored, the three-storey Villa Malla has been lovingly renovated so as to reflect the magnificence of years gone by with a more contemporary finish. A majestic high ceiling marble entrance hall with modern glass staircase offers an interesting stylistic contrast leading to rooms that lead to the upper and lower floors. A large double reception room opens onto a large sea facing terrace. The mansion has six bedrooms with one master and five bathrooms, all of which are generous in size, resulting in a feeling of absolute luxury, achieved through stylish contemporary interiors (Italian marble is a major feature in the lobby) and solid wood flooring throughout.

Weekly rates at Chalet Izoard from 65,400 euros with; La Demeure de Maussane from 24,200 euros; Villa Malla from 19,100 euros; both with

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