Bonjour et Bienvenue!
Travel with us this Summer to the most romantic place on Earth, as we experience the best of French culture. We’ll tour some of Paris’ most famous sculptures, see sights that you’ve learned about from the textbooks, and taste some of the most delicious food that you can imagine. Come with us as we experience one week in the enchanting Paris, France.
June 29, 2019- July 5, 2019
Today you arrive in Paris! Once you’ve landed, you’ll get settled into your hotel. You may decide to relax or you can head out to explore Paris as you wish. In the evening, you’ll get to meet the rest of your group mates during the Welcome Dinner.
After breakfast, set out first to see Paris’ most famous monument, the Eiffel Tower. Here, you’ll be able to enjoy the gorgeous view of Paris from the summit of the Tower. After you finish taking in the view and majesty of the Tower, we’ll head to the famous Notre Dame Cathedral. Afterwards, we’ll have lunch, take some time to roam the city, and rest up before you spend a night out on the town exploring the Parisian nightlife.
Remember the Mona Lisa? This is the day you get to see her in person! Take your time and leisurely explore the Louvre and see some of the world’s most famous paintings. After the Louvre, we’ll be off to enjoy a wine and cheese tasting. After all, Paris wouldn’t be Paris without good wine and cheese! When we’re done, you’re free to take the evening to do as you please.
What’s Paris without its food? Today, we’ll be going on a walking tour of food tastings. in addition to sightseeing, we’ll be able to stop at some of the many open-air markets and cafes and taste some of the delicacies of France. After our tour, take some time to rest before we embark on an exciting night as we take in a show at the famous Moulin Rouge.
You’ve seen the city, now it’s time to see the countryside. On this day you’ll take a trip out to the home of the famous painter, Monet, and get to see some of the famous gardens that served as muses for his paintings. When we return to the city, you’ll have the rest of the day to spend as you please.
Today is your last full day in Paris. Spend this day shopping and exploring parts of the city that you haven’t yet explored. If you would like to participate in unscheduled activities, this would be the day to do so. In the evening, prepare to embark on one last adventure as we enjoy the Farewell Dinner on a boat ride on the Seine River.
On this day, you’ll say goodbye to your group mates and to Paris and depart for home.
6 nights in a shared room
Admission to Eiffel Tower
Admission to Notre Dame
Admission to the Louvre
Wine and cheese tasting
Walking food tour
Show at the Moulin Rouge
Dinner on the River Seine
What’s not included?
Some in-country transportation
6 nights at 4-star hotel
THIS TRIP MAY NOT BE FOR YOU IF…
You are unable or unwilling to walk moderate distances
You are intolerant of warmer climates
You are afraid of heights or large bodies of water
You are not willing to be open minded, flexible, or respectful of other cultures
IMPORTANT THINGS TO KNOW
You must have a valid passport that does not expire within 6 months of the last day of the trip.
You may choose to get vaccinations. The CDC recommends that all travelers to France be up to date on all of their routine vaccines. In addition to routine vaccines, the CDC recommends that travelers receive Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, rabies, MMR, chicken pox, shingles, and flu vaccines. These are not required, but they are recommended and the individual choice of the traveler.
You must arrive in the country on the first day of the trip. Arrival times may vary, but everyone must arrive on the first day, so plan your flights accordingly.
You will be required to buy travel health insurance. While we don’t anticipate having to use it, in the case of illness or injury, health insurance to cover the cost of your hospital or clinic visit will be needed. Some of the insurance offered by airlines when you buy your plane tickets will include a health insurance component. If this is the case, this insurance will suffice. The cost of international health insurance averages around $15 when bought separately.
YOUR DEPOSIT SECURES YOUR SPOT.
A nonrefundable deposit of $300 reserves your trip to Paris.
YOU MAY CHOOSE TO PAY IN FULL OR PARTICIPATE IN A PAYMENT PLAN.
Monthly payments are due on the 15th of each month, with the last payment due on the 15th of the month before the trip. Payments will be calculated from the date of the payment of the deposit. All payments are nonrefundable.