Educational Tours in Paris

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Focusing on the elegant capital of France, Paris, this tour is unrivaled in its cultural and social presence. Paris offers students a rich experience outside of the French, history, or art classroom.  A Paris trip is rich in history and excellent for its close proximity to other interesting destinations. Excursions into historic Normandy (WWII D-Day Invasion) and the chateaus of the Loire Valley are nearby. 

Well-known for being one of the fashion capitals of the world and the city surrounding the Eiffel Tower, a trip to Paris would intrigue all types of students. With many universities and native French speakers in the city, it would be ideal for students studying the French language to walk the streets to listen to and speak with ParisiansKnown for its dedication to promoting the arts, Paris is rich with museums, artwork, and beautiful architecture,which makes it an interesting city to learn about French history as well. In addition to the Louvre and the Musée d'Orsay, Paris has smaller museums dedicated to the more famous French artists such as the Musée Marmottan Monet  and the Musée RodinParis is a gateway to French culture and offers unique teaching opportunities for teachers of various school subjects.

To experience more of France, a tour of Paris could be easily combined with a trip to Normandy, the Pond du Gard and the south of France, or even Northern Spain for a more adventurous art tour. Experience the romance of Paris, delectable French cuisine, and the length of French history on a ProActive tour of Paris.




Snapshot Itinerary

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Parisian Treasures  


AM: Enjoy a promenade through the Tuilleries Gardens and past the Place de la Concorde to the legendary Champs Elysee, walk to the top of the Arc de Triomphe, and experience a leisurely Seine River Cruise next to the Eiffel Tower.

PM: In the evening, explore Paris on an unforgettable Bike Tour. Sites will included: Champs se Mars, Notre Dame Cathedral, Ile de la Cite, Ile Saint Louis, Berthillon's Ice Cream Parlor, Academie Francaise, Princess Diana Flame, Invalides, Ecole Militaire, Napoleon's Tomb, and more.

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History and Art of Paris


AM: Visit the Louvre, the world's most famous museum, in the morning. With many exhibits to see including Leonardo da Vinci's Mona LisaAphrodite, Delacroix's Liberty Leading the People, the Law Code of Hammurabi, and more.

PM: In the afternoon, travel west to the Palace of Versailles to tour the magnificent palace and the surrounding gardens. Finish your day with dinner at a quaint French restaurant. 

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French Fashion


AM: Enjoy a leisurely morning at the hotel before heading on the metro to visit Les Galeries Lafayette, one of the most famous shopping centers in the world. 

PM: Continue shopping and enjoying the fashion atmosphere of Paris by walking down some of the best shopping streets including the Rue de Passy, Rue de Rennes, and Champs Elysees.

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