Arts, Culture & History Tour of Paris

Starting Price $2775 per person
Trip Duration 7 Days
Availibility All Year
Activity Level Medium level of fitness
Highlights

Discover different neighbourhoods and areas of Paris, enjoy many museums and highly anticipated tourist destinations! Highlights of the trip include the Eiffel Tower, a boat cruise on the Seine River and the Louvre!

What To Expect

In many ways, France sets the cultural standard for exquisite taste: from culinary innovation to fashion – from history to high art.

Educational Benefits

Language and art come together in one trip that will engage and excite your group the entire trip.

Customization

Student trip itineraries are completely customizable for your group, desires, and needs.

Daily Itinerary

Day 1 - Travel to Paris

Board an overnight flight to Paris

Day 2 - Bienvenue à Paris!

In the afternoon there will be time for a tour of Paris including a Latin Quarter visit, Ile de Cité and Notre Dame Cathedral. Then, it’s off to the Musee d’Orsay, built in 1900 as a train station and is now one of Paris’ finest museums. Return to the hotel to freshen up and then head out for a welcome dinner. Catch an evening jazz show or other performance.

Day 3 - Eiffel Tower, Louvre, & More

Visit the most famous sight in all of Paris: the Eiffel Tower. Enjoy lookout points overlooking all of Paris. Other highlights of the morning include a close look at the Arc de Triomphe. Afterwards we will commute over to the Louvre where we will take a tour of the most famous museum in the world. Have time to browse along the Rue de Rivoli in the little shops and boutiques for shopping and exploring.

Day 4 - City Art Exploration

Visit the Musee d’Art et d’Histoire du Judaisme. Head out on a walking tour to see hidden gems of Paris. In the afternoon, explore Le Jardin des Tuileries, stroll the Avenue des Champs Élysées, and visit Place de la Concorde.

Day 5 - Montmartre

Visit the Bohemian area of Montmartre. Climb the steps or take the funicular up to the white Basilica of Sacre Coeur. Just below, artists still set up their easels each day amidst the tables and colorful umbrellas of Place du Tertre. After dinner, enjoy a play or musical performance.

Day 6 - Versailles

The Chateau of Versailles is one of the most important tourist destinations in France. Discover more about the location of the climax of the French Revolution, steeped in culture and history. Once a former royal residence, it is now a museum and the location of official functions hosted by the French Republic. See royal living quarters including the boudoir of Marie Antoinette and the Hall of Mirrors. Students will be guided through the former capital of the kingdom of France to explore the remains of its royal past. Free time for shopping and exploring.

Day 7 - Homeward Bound

Begin your journey home after an amazing arts trip to Paris together

Transportation
  • Airfare
    Roundtrip group airfare to Paris
  • Metro
    Public transportation in Paris, led by your Evolve leader
Accommodation
  • Hotels
    Centrally located, student friendly, 3 * minimum, acclaimed hotels
  • Hostels
    Centrally located, student friendly hostels
Food

Daily breakfast and dinner included in tour. Meals at locally owned and run restaurants and accommodations serving authentic cuisine sufficient for all appetites.

Meet Our Leaders
Kate Lindner
Did you know?

France is the most popular tourist destination in the world, with over 84 million visitors in 2013.

Places You’ll Visit

Notre Dame Cathedral

One of the finest examples of French Gothic architecture.

Musee d’Orsay

Built in 1900 as a train station and is now one of Paris’ finest museums.

Eiffel Tower

Enjoy lookout points overlooking all of Paris.

Louvre Museum

Highlights will include medieval ruins, the sculpture Gallery and of course, the Mona Lisa.

Rue de Rivoli

Enjoy the little shops and boutiques for shopping and exploring.

Musee d'Art et d'Histoire du Judaisme

The museum owns the Dreyfus archives.

Avenue des Champs Élysées

Enjoy the world class street.

Montmartre

Visit the Bohemian area of Montmartre.

Chateau of Versailles

Discover more about this famous city steeped in culture and history.