Paris is a city filled with culture, new surroundings and centuries of history. Learn more about the city by experiencing it first-hand, instead of only reading about it. School tours provides students with opportunities to learn more about Paris. Here’s a list of seven reasons to go on a school tour to Paris:
Sacré Coeur Basilica
A favourite stop on our school tour includes Paris’s most famous cathedral and a visit to the top to enjoy the Parisian view. The Sacré Coeur Basilica is one of Paris’s most popular cathedrals since it opened in the 20th century. Students interested in religious education can learn more about the Apse Mosaic and what the artwork represents.
Arc de Triomphe
Students with a passion for history will enjoy our school tour to the Arc de Triomphe and learn about one of Paris’s most commemorative monuments. It dates back to the Napoleon era and has centuries of history. Our tour provides students with an up-close visit and a chance to learn about one of the city’s top attractions.
Art lovers would benefit from our tour as it stops at one of Paris’s most famous art museums. The Louvre is home to famous pieces, such as The Mona Lisa, Venus de Milo, Code of Hammurabi and many others. Students on our tours also get to see upcoming exhibitions and events taking place.
Cité des Sciences
Science students will enjoy our school tour to Paris and a visit to the Cité des Sciences. The museum is Europe’s biggest science museum and home to many exhibitions, some of which include: The Great Story of the Universe, Br4in, Energy and more.
The Notre Dame is an ideal destination for religious education students and one of the world’s most famous churches. Our school tours to Paris include a stop to the cathedral and a visit inside. Students passionate about religious education will get a stronger background knowledge of the Cathedral and the history behind it.
Stade de France
Want to visit the famous Parisian stadium where France won the Football World Cup final against Brazil? A school tour to Paris can include a stop at Stade de France: the sixth-largest stadium in Europe, in the heart of Saint-Dennis. Students in physical education would love visiting one of Europe’s most well-known stadiums and can learn more about the history of the stadium and the memorable events that took place.
Reward your students with a cultural trip to Disneyland® Paris, a fun, engaging experience which encourages group bonding. Schools can opt to add in a couple of days sightseeing in the city of Paris as well.
To plan your school tour to Paris, get in touch with the WorldStrides team today.