Trips to Paris for Engineering Students
Paris is one of the most popular destinations in Europe for an educational trip or study tour, brimming with character, style and culture.
Engineering students will relish the chance to view structures such as the Eiffel Tower and Montparnasse Tower up close and enjoy a behind the scenes tour of the Stade de France.
The beautiful city boasts something to inspire students with a variety of interests, from stunning architecture that spans centuries, to some of the world’s most popular art galleries.
Our sample itinerary provides you with an idea of the visits you can cover during your trip. We can tailor-make an itinerary to support your specific learning outcomes.
|1||Eurostar travel from London & transfer to accommodation||Seine River Cruise. Evening meal|
|2||The Palace of Discovery||Musée de l’Air et de l’Espace||Eiffel tower. Evening meal|
|3||Montparnasse tower||Eurostar travel back to London|
|Morning||Eurostar travel from London & transfer to accommodation|
|Evening||Seine River Cruise. Evening meal|
|Morning||The Palace of Discovery|
|Afternoon||Musée de l’Air et de l’Espace|
|Evening||Eiffel tower. Evening meal|
|Afternoon||Eurostar travel back to London|
Price Shown includes
- 2 nights' bed & breakfast accommodation
- Eurostar transport from London
- Services of a StudyLink Paris City Representative
- Extensive group travel insurance
- 1 in 10 free place ratio
The visits shown in the sample itinerary above are not included in your quoted price unless indicated. If you would like to add any of these activities to your quote price, please get in touch.
Price shown is based on 30 paying passengers departing from St Pancras International on selected dates and is subject to availability.
On-tour support includes...
- Services of a StudyLink City Representative to provide a 24-hour assistance
- Services of a City Representative
Additional on-tour support available...
- A choice of packed lunches for your group throughout your stay
- Pre-booked meals at great group prices
- Pre-booked and pre-paid public transport tickets
- Services of a Local Guide
Top visits for college groups in Paris
Cité des Sciences (Science City)
The largest science museum in Europe, the Science City is packed with exhibits exploring man’s experiences with science and maths. Students can explore the varied and interactive exhibitions in Explora to discover more about themes such as light, sounds, genes and movement. Watch daily demonstrations and explore the universe with the planetarium, presented by astronomy specialists.
The museum also has a hands-on maths exhibition which includes a special section on the geometry of shapes, transformation of geometry and Euclidean geometry, in addition to new theories of mathematics. Download the dedicated maths resources from the Cité des Sciences website to enhance your tour.
Musée National d’Histoire Naturelle
Housing the Hall of Evolution, the gallery of paleontology (dinosaurs, giant birds and insects) and the gallery of mineralogy, where more than 600,000 minerals, giant crystals and royal precious stones can be seen.
Musée de l’Air et de l’Espace
At the oldest aeronautics museum in the world, students have the opportunity to discover the principles of flight in air and space and the technology behind it through interactive exhibits.
Marie Curie Muséum
This museum pays homage to the great French physicist, who discovered radioactivity, and her entire family - two generations of which won the Nobel Prize.
Palais de la Découverte (Palace of Discovery)
The Palace of Discovery is an ideal visit for science and maths groups. Here, your students will learn by participating in experiments led by the scientists, exploring scientific laws, including electrostatics, radioactivity, and chemistry. There are separate rooms devoted to astronomy, physics, chemistry, biology and medicine in which your group can carry out experiments for themselves!
Maths also occupies a prominent place in this highly-regarded science museum which holds three galleries focusing on polyhedra and mathematics in nature; the Pi Room, the Mathematical Surfaces Collection, and the Mathematics Room.
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Both Disneyland® Park and Walt Disney Studios® Park provide a great environment for your students to work together, bond as a class and challenge their personal boundaries on a Disneyland Paris school trip.
Explore five themed lands filled with Disney classic stories: adrenalin packed thrill rides such as Big Thunder Mountain, Disney classics like Pirates of the Caribbean and Dumbo the Flying Elephant and many opportunities to meet your favourite Disney characters.
Walt Disney Studios® Park
Step through the Studio gates and immerse yourself in the fascinating world of movies, animation and television. Find out how Disney creates the magic and feel what it’s like to be star of stage and screen.
For maths groups, you can also use our Maths Explorer learning resources to get the very most from your visit!
Seine River Boat Cruise
An enjoyable river cruise is a relaxing way to see the sights of Paris. Students also learn from the French (or English) commentary on their headsets.
Montmartre & Sacré Coeur
Montmartre provides an opportunity for students to practise their language skills with its many street stalls and street artists, shops and cafés. Once a meeting place for artists in the late 19th and early 20th century, your group can also view artists painting portraits and caricatures for the tourists and enjoy a spectacular view of Paris from the steps of the Sacré Coeur.
Le Stade de France
Take your students behind-the-scenes of France’s premier stadium. Take a tour, in French or English, of the players’ tunnel, changing rooms, security facilities, pitch and photo museum.
A must for students, the dramatic architecture of the museum holds a unique collection of 20th century art covering the principal movements. Study services include gallery tours and audio guided tours.
Montparnasse Tower Observation Deck
This 196m tower has shorter queues than the Eiffel Tower and a fabulous view of Paris. The viewpoint tables clearly mark the city’s many famous monuments. There are also a number of audio-visual and interactive facilities to help build language skills and enhance their knowledge of Paris, as well as downloadable quizzes in English and French.
Take a free guided tour in your choice of French or English and visit the museum and shop where you’ll find a wide range of fragrant products.
Paris’ best-known monument has outstanding city views, which on a clear day can stretch for 42 miles, giving the chance to pinpoint many landmarks.
Guided Tour of Paris
A tailor-made coach tour of Paris that includes a dedicated French or English-speaking guide, who will help with pronunciation and knowledge of the many sights of Paris. One of our groups’ favourites is the evening tour of the Paris Illuminations. We can arrange walking tours too.
Probably the most famous museum in the world and home to some of the finest collections of antiquities, sculpture and art. It is the ideal place for students to see the prominent role that art plays in French culture. The museum is also home to cafés and shops where students can practise language skills too.
Musée Gourmand du Chocolat - Choco Story
Discover chocolate’s 4,000 years of history, and modern methods of making it too, then try some of the delicious products.
This typically French theme park is home to over 30 outside attractions, all based around the famous Astérix comic-strips. Parc Astérix is especially well known for its large variety of roller coasters, and incorporates rides and themes from historic ancient cultures such as the Romans and the Gauls.
Parc Astérix also offers live shows and entertainment, animated figures, arts and crafts, reconstructions, a dolphin show, special effects, restaurants and shops. This is a great opportunity for students to interact at this French theme park.
Theatre in Paris - French play with English subtitles
Take a step inside a traditional Parisian theatre and spend an evening amongst the locals, at a French play with English subtitles. In the heart of Paris, see a play from one of a variety of genres; enjoy a classic love story, a modern French comedy or some musical theatre, all without missing a single word! From September 2018 - June 2019 groups can see Chicago Le Musical at Theatre Mogador.
- Eiffel tower
- Montparnasse tower
- Seine river cruise
- Sustainable Engineering
- Structural Design & Materials