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. As school trip specialists our dedicated and experienced team will help plan the perfect programme for your History school trip, whatever your focus or requirement.
The iconic Eiffel Tower
A range of fantastic galleries & museums
Versailles Palace and Gardens
Seine River Cruise
Notre Dame, Montmartre & Sacré Coeur
Subject Specific Visits
Conciergerie & Saint-Chapelle
Originally a medieval royal palace, this imposing Gothic residence was later converted into a prison and Revolutionary court during the French Revolution, and famously held Marie-Antoinette whilst awaiting the guillotine. The adjacent Saint-Chapelle church has amazing architecture stained glass windows.
Catacombs of Paris
The Catacombs are a network of tunnels that were originally a limestone quarry. In the 18th century with disease devastating the population, the Government decided to move the city's corpses and skeletons to the tunnels. It is thought they hold the remains of over 6 million people.
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.
The world renowned museum is home to a huge collection of treasures, housing around 35 thousand works of art. Famous masterpieces include Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa and the Venus de Milo ancient Greek sculpture.
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 Conciergerie and Saint-Chapelle. A chance to grab some lunch before making your way to the Invalides Army Museum for afternoon visit. Early evening Seine River cruise and then free time at leisure in the city.
Enjoy a full day visit to the Palace of Versailles and Gardens. 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.