Trips to Paris for Travel & Tourism Students
Paris is one of the most popular destinations in Europe for students looking for an educational trip or study tour brimming with character, style and culture.
As a tourism destination, Paris has a broad appeal thanks to its stunning architecture that spans centuries, and is home to some of the world’s most popular art galleries including The Louvre, with its thousands of famous pieces including Leonardo Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa, The Venus De Milo and Monet’s Water Lilies painting.
On a leisure and tourism study trip to Paris, your students will get the opportunity to discover the features and appeal of this popular European tourism destination. From purpose-built attractions, such as Disneyland Paris Resort, to special interest tours including film location walking tours and French revolution tours, your students will be able to explore the characteristics of cultural, historic and leisure destinations.
As well as Paris’s array of cultural offerings, it is also a bustling hub of business and politics, allowing your students to delve deeper into the motivations for people travelling to specific destinations.
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||Guided walking sightseeing tour of Paris. Eiffel Tower||Seine River Cruise|
|2||Guided tour of Stade de France. Montmartre & Sacré Coeur||Louvre Museum||Bowling|
|3||Notre Dame & the Latin Quarter||Free afternoon for shopping & sightseeing||Transfer to Eurostar for return travel to the UK|
|Morning||Eurostar travel from London & transfer to accommodation|
|Afternoon||Guided walking sightseeing tour of Paris. Eiffel Tower|
|Evening||Seine River Cruise|
|Morning||Guided tour of Stade de France. Montmartre & Sacré Coeur|
|Morning||Notre Dame & the Latin Quarter|
|Afternoon||Free afternoon for shopping & sightseeing|
|Evening||Transfer to Eurostar for return travel to the UK|
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 Representative to provide 24-hour emergency assistance
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Both Disneyland® Park and Walt Disney Studios® Park provide a great environment for your students to work together, bond as a group and challenge their personal boundaries.
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.
Free educational resources
Get the most from your trip by downloading free educational workbooks www.disneylandparis4schools.com
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.
Aquaboulevard Water Park
A large indoor aquatic park with wave pools, slides and a wide range of other leisure facilities.
Palais de la Découverte (Palace of Discovery)
Participate in experiments led by scientists and visit rooms devoted to astronomy, physics, chemistry, biology, maths and medicine.
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.
Film Location Walking Tour
Paris has played host to many films; take a guided tour on a film theme of your choice. Your students will be able to walk in the footsteps of their favourite actors, taking in famous film locations from the Louvre to the banks of the river Seine.
Students can tour the Museum of French History where several historic events have taken place, including the signing of the Treaty of Versailles. Your group will have the opportunity to view the magnificent architecture of the Château before exploring the impressive 250-acre gardens.
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.
Lost in Frenchlation Cinema Experience
Lost in Frenchlation's private screenings of French films with English subtitles, in a typical Parisian cinema, offers groups the opportunity to learn about French language, culture and style through one of the country's most well-renown arts! You can request movies relevant to the group's curriculum (subject to availability) and film-based educational questionnaires are offered with every screening. If you want the perfect combination of entertainment and education, we look forward to seeing you at the cinema!
Sites of Revolution Tour
Travel by foot or public transport and take in a number of the major historic sites of Paris including: Place de la Concorde, the Tuileries Gardens and the site of the Tuileries Palace, The Louvre Palace, the exterior of the Conciergerie and Place de la Bastille.
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.
- Seine River Cruise
Impacts of Tourism
- Transport, Travel & Mobility