Practice Your French In Paris
Get a taste of both historic and modern day Paris with this 9 day, 7 night itinerary.
Your experience in France will help you practice your French language skills as you interact with local residents. Explore the City of Lights with an included Metro card and visit magnificent galleries and historic sites. Enjoy several modes of transport with the train to Versailles, the former capital of France, and a private coach to your two-night stay in Angers/Loire. Your full-time guide will assist you in getting the most from your educational travel experience.
Click on the links throughout the itinerary for further information on sites to be visited.
- 7 nights accommodation in tourist class hotels
- based on multi-bedded rooms
- Daily Continental Breakfast
- Welcome and farewell dinner ( 3 course)
- European tour escort throughout
- Private luxury coach for all transfers to and from the airport, city tours first day, 2 days Angers/Loire tour
- Local guides: Paris
- Entrance fees: Eiffel tower top floor, Centre Pompidou, Chateau de Chenonceau Chateaux Chambord, Versailles, La Saint Chapelle, Louvre
- Metro pass for days, 3, 7,8 ( 1-3 zones )
- Metro pass for day 6 ( 1-6 zones Versailles)
- round-trip airfare to Paris and return - ask us for a quote!
- items of a personal nature
- passport (should be valid for 6 months from date of return)
- site admissions and meals not specified in the itinerary
- drinks with meals
- gratuity for guide and driver
- insurance (recommended and available at very competitive rates: full trip cancellation and medical coverage - quote upon request)
Day 1, Departure Overnight flight.
Meals on plane.
Day 2, Arrival Paris (B,D)
Map of Paris
In the morning arrival in Paris, which offers an exciting variety of dramatic scenery, some of Europe's finest art treasures, world-renowned food and wines, and an elegant, zestful and sophisticated way of life.
Upon arrival enjoy a sightseeing tour of Paris. See the Arc the Triumph, Champs Elysees and much more! Typical welcome dinner in at French restaurant.
Overnight in Paris.
Day 3, Paris (B) -
Public transportation Pass (zone 1-3)
After breakfast enjoy a visit the top floor of Eiffel tower after that you will visit the Marais area, see Place de Vosages. You will end at Centre Pompidou.
Dinner on your own and overnight in Paris. Optional French Play or Classical music performance can be arranged.
Day 4, Paris - Angers (B) -
This morning breakfast at your hotel. Board your private coach and depart for Angers. Angers is the former capital of Anjou, built on the banks for the Main River from the River Loire.
See the old town’s pedestrian precincts and the Boulevard du Marechal-Foch and La Doutre Quarter with the historical houses. You will visit the Cathedral St Maurice with its stained glass and optional visit the Galerie David d‘Angers.
Dinner on your own and overnight in Angers.
Day 5, Tours/Angers (B)
After breakfast transfer to Chateau de Chenonceau, built from 1513 to 1521 for Thomas Bohier, Francois I ‘s treasurer. The rectangular building decorated with corner-towers precedes a two story gallery spanning the River Cher.
In the afternoon continue to Chateaux de Chambord, a royal pleasure palace, which owes its beautiful sculptures and larges openings to Italy. The Chateau has 440 rooms, 365 fireplaces rand 13 main staircases.
After the visit back to Paris for dinner on your own and overnight.
Day 6, Paris (B) - Public transportation Pass (Zone 1-6, including Versailles)
After breakfast, attend morning language course.
After class, you will take a morning self-guided visit of Versailles Palace. Enjoy the beautiful gardens and the hall of mirrors. Return to Paris for a visit of Montmartre where painters as Monet, Renoir, Toulouse Lautrec worked and lived. Stroll along Place du Tetre and watch all the painters at work. You can also visit the Church of Sacre Coeur.
Dinner on your own at Montmarte.
Overnight in Paris
Day 7, Paris (B) - Public Transportation Pass (zones 1-3)
After breakfast, you will visit the Notre Dame and the Hotel de Ville
In theafternoon you will take the Metro north to La Conciergerie and la Sainte Chapelle and the Pantheon
Dinner on your own.
Optional Opera or Classical performance and Overnight Paris.
Day 8, Paris (B,D) - Public Transportation Pass (zones 1-3)
Morning visit to the the Louvre museum, to see the Mona Lisa.
The rest of the afternoon free time to visit one of the museums or visit the cemetery Pere Lachaise where Jim Morrison is buried.
Enjoy Farewell Dinner at the Hard Rock Café.
Day 9, (B) - Departure Day.
Morning transfer to the airport for your flight back home.