Sample Five Day Tour - Enrichment (Paris)
Depart school on executive coach. Coffee making, DVD and toilet facilities on board.
Shuttle crossing to France and a chance to visit:
Vimy Ridge - the site of a First World War battlefield, where children will visit underground tunnels, trenches and No Mans Land.
Onward journey to Paris and arrival at our accommodation. Evening meal.
After our breakfast, the group will transfer to Paris for a visit to Montmartre. Here, we will visit the Sacré Coeur and, in addition, the group will walk to the Place du Tertre, where artists at work can be seen. Children may even have their portrait painted
After lunch, we will then transfer to the Musée D’Orsay for a guided tour of the Impressionist section
We will then proceed to the Invalides. It will be possible to see Napoleon’s Tomb and several of the exhibitions, particularly the Second World War.
Onward to the Arc de Triomphe (we will try to go up it) and down the Champs- Elysées
Supper and a cruise along the Seine in a Bateau Mouche.
Return to our accommodation.
Breakfast at the hotel followed by a visit to the Stade De France for a guided tour. This will include the tunnel, the V.I.P. suite, the changing rooms and Zidane’s locker!
We will then head for Versailles for a work study at the market.
After lunch, there will be a tour of the Château of Versailles and the grounds. This is a magnificent château and previous groups have been very interested in the stories which unfold here.
Visit to a family-run crêperie in the cobbled area of Versailles. The restaurant is very old and the children will be able to watch the pancakes being made. Staff will have the opportunity to test their own skills too!
Transfer to Paris for an evening ascent of the Eiffel Tower/Tour Montparnasse. Children will have the opportunity to ascend to the top floor of the Montparnasse Tower or the Eiffel Tower on foot and this has proved to be an exciting adventure for all involved!
Following the Tower, there will be a tour of Paris by night, visiting the main areas for the children to see the lights and enjoy the atmosphere.
Breakfast and transfer to Asterix Park Paris for a day visit.
Picnic lunch in the park and an evening meal at the accommodation. Concert in French.
Breakfast and departure for the United Kingdom. On the return journey, the group will be able to visit the chocolaterie for any last minute chocolate!
Shuttle and picnic lunch. Arrival back at school at approximately 20:00