Paris needs little introduction of course, and is always a popular school trip destination. A beautiful and compact city, its famous sights include the Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, Montmartre, Notre Dame and the Champs Elysées. As well as some world famous sights and landmarks, Paris offers a wealth of fantastic cultural and subject-related educational visits to suit every group. Art & Design groups will likely be drawn to the Louvre, Musée D'Orsay, L'Orangerie, Musée Rodin, Centre Georges Pompidou among many others. Most are free of charge and as school trip specialists our dedicated and experienced team will help plan the perfect programme for your group, whatever your focus or requirement.
The iconic Eiffel Tower
The Louvre and a range of galleries & museums
Seine River Cruise
Notre Dame, Montmartre & Sacré Coeur
Subject Specific Visits
National Museum of Modern Art, Centre Pompidou
The Centre Georges Pompidou houses one of the world's foremost permanent collections of modern and contemporary art. It boasts countless works from notable twentieth century artists including Picasso, Kahlo, Matisse, Miro, Warhol, Pollock, and many more.
Musée de l'Orangerie
The Musée de l'Orangerie is housed in a former Orangery in the Tuileries Gardens on the banks of the River Seine. Claude Monet helped to convert the building and it is now most famous for housing his series of eight Water Lilies murals. There are other notable works by Cézanne, Renoir and Matisse.
The great French sculptor Rodin donated his life's work and collection to be shown in the Hotel Biron and garden, where he had lived and renovated to become the museum. The amazing collection contains sketches and plaster, marble, and bronze sculptures including his iconic "Thinker".
City of Paris Museum of Modern Art
Created in 1961, the Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris features over 10,000 works from artistic movements of the 20th and 21st centuries including cubism, abstract art, new realism and pop art.
Musée Marmottan Monet
The Marmottan Monet Museum features an impressive collection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings, and houses the largest collection of Claude Monet works in the world.
Other Top Visits
Instantly recognisable as the symbol of Paris, the Eiffel Tower, built for the Universal Exhibition of 1889, now welcomes nearly seven million visitors each year. School group entry tickets are possible booked directly by the school.
Seine River Cruise
Take an unforgettable cruise along the banks of the River Seine and marvel at views of some of the city's iconic sights from a different perspective. Take in Notre Dame, Grand Palais, Eiffel Tower and more... a trip not to be missed.
Europe’s fastest lift takes you up to 196m in 38 seconds to the top of the city. The observation floor provides spectacular 360 degree panoramic views over Paris, including wonderful view of the Eiffel Tower. There is an interactive audio-visual exhibition also to enjoy.
Why not make a magical visit to Disneyland Paris, and enjoy the thrilling attractions, shows and parades of the famous theme park. Single or two park tickets are available (Disneyland Park and Walt Disney Studios Park). A fantastic adventure for kids, big and small.
The Sacré-Coeur Basilica is located at the top of the butte Montmartre. Its recognisable white walled, Roman-Byzantine style make it one of the most iconic monuments in Paris. Visitors can access the dome which offers beautiful panoramic views over the city.
Palace of Versailles
Former French royal residence, the 17th century Palace of Versailles is now a World Heritage Site and national landmark. Located a short distance to the west of Paris, visit the Royal Apartments, Hall of Mirrors, the Chapel, Opera House and the Park and Gardens.
A masterpiece of Gothic architecture, the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris is France's most visited monument. Admire the stained-glass windows and gargoyles, and climb the famous towers to enjoy view over the city.
Note: since the terrible fire of April 2019, the cathedral is unfortunately closed until further notice.
Morning departure from UK for journey to Paris. Arrival and transfer to your accommodation and check in. Free time for possible orientation and walking tour of the city. Evening at leisure.
Morning visit to the famous Louvre museum. A chance to grab some lunch before making your way to the Musée de l'Orangerie for afternoon visit. Early evening Seine River cruise and then free time at leisure in the city.
Enjoy a morning visit to the National Museum of Modern Art at the Pompidou Centre. Lunch and then afternoon visit to the Musée d'Orsay. Evening at leisure in Montmartre.
Take a morning trip up the Montparnasse Tower with spectacular panoramic views of the Eiffel Tower, Paris and beyond. Some possible last minute shopping before making your way back to the UK.
Where to Stay
Large and modern, centrally located hostel close to Gard du Nord and extremely popular with groups. Students are accommodated in multi bedded dorm-style rooms of 4-8 beds and leaders will stay in single or twin rooms, rooms en-suite.
Ibis Budget Paris Montmartre
This comfortable modern accommodation is located close to the Sacre Coeur and offers comfortable accommodation for groups in twin and single rooms, all en-suite and with a full breakfast included.