Fashion Trips to Paris
Paris has long been at the forefront of fashion, and France's stylish capital is famed worldwide for its multitude of exciting designers. What better way to spend a day during your trip to the capital of Couture than a Fashion Show at Galeries Lafayette! Guided Fashion Tours are also available to show you the fashion houses that Paris is famous for.
|1||Coach to Paris||Arrive Paris and check in||Visit to Tour Montparnasse 56|
|2||Visit to the Museum of Fashion & Textiles||Visit to Fragonard Perfumeries||Meal in a local restaurant|
|3||Guided Fashion Walking Tour||Fashion show at Galeries Lafayette (Fridays only)||Meal in a local restaurant|
|4||Sightseeing cruise on River Seine. Return to UK.||Arrive School|
|Morning||Coach to Paris|
|Afternoon||Arrive Paris and check in|
|Evening||Visit to Tour Montparnasse 56|
|Morning||Visit to the Museum of Fashion & Textiles|
|Afternoon||Visit to Fragonard Perfumeries|
|Evening||Meal in a local restaurant|
|Morning||Guided Fashion Walking Tour|
|Afternoon||Fashion show at Galeries Lafayette (Fridays only)|
|Evening||Meal in a local restaurant|
|Morning||Sightseeing cruise on River Seine. Return to UK.|
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Fashion Guided Walking Tour
Take a guided walk through the most fashionable districts of Paris. Start near the Palais Royal, learn about the history of fashion, pass fashionable upmarket boutiques and vintage shops and hear about some of the most famous designers such as Chanel, Yves Saint Laurent and Dior.
Yves Saint Laurent Museum
An ever-changing display of Yves Saint Laurent’s work will present the Foundation’s rich and unique heritage. Approximately fifty models will be exhibited, along with various accessories, sketches, photographs, and videos. The salons where the collections were shown and the historic studio where the couturier worked will offer visitors a glimpse of his creative process.
Galeries Lafayette Fashion Show
Galeries Lafayette has a weekly show, every Friday at 3pm throught the year. This 30 minute show is a great opportunity to see the latest trends, direct from the catwalks of one of the world's most fashionable destinations. Paris really is the home of coulture!
Fashion & Textiles Museum
This museum houses a fantastic array of couture dating from the 17th Century to the 20th Century. It was moved as part of the Grand Louvre project to a much bigger building.
Première Vision Textiles Exhibition
One of the world’s premier fashion and textile show, this has been running since 1973. The exhibition occurs twice yearly once in February and then again in September. On the last day of the Exhibition the organisers make a limited number of places available to students studying a fashion or textile related course.
Probably the most famous of all the Paris landmarks, the Eiffel Tower majestically overlooks all of Paris. This visit can easily be combined with a cruise on the Seine as the starting point for Bateaux Parisians is at the foot of the Tower. There are 3 levels which can be accessed by foot or by lift.
Seine River Cruise
A tour along the river Seine will offer students the chance to see most of Paris’s sights and institutions from the river. A commentary is available in English to explain the history and background of the attractions.
Arc de Triomphe
At the end of the impressive Champs Elysees, this famous landmark was commissioned by Napoleon in 1806 as a tribute to his victories. Accessed by a subway, there is also an excellent view from the top.
Paris Montparnasse – Top of the City
Take in the very best view of the Eiffel Tower and everything else Paris has to offer on the amazing 56th floor of the Montparnasse Tower to get the best panoramic views.
With its distinctive white dome, the Sacre Coeur sits proudly next to Montmartre. It is possible to access the crypt and the dome, with the view from the top being quite incredible.
Sightseeing Tour of Paris
See all of Paris's main attractions including the Arc de Triomphe, The Louvre, Eiffel Tower, Champs Elysées, Sacré Coeur and Notre Dame with commentary from an experienced guide. Tours can be tailored to your specific curriculum needs e.g. a fashion tour.
Disneyland® Resort Paris
Disneyland Resort Paris with its new Walt Disney Studios is perfect for a one or two day visit. The park is divided into five lands with a range of shows, roller coasters, rides and other attractions. There is also the chance to meet the famous Disney characters! The Walt Disney Studios explains the behind the scenes magic of film, television, animation and entertainment.
Get a unique birds-eye view of Paris’ most famous landmarks and monuments as you ‘fly’ over the city. Through the magic of virtual reality technology and a dynamic moving platform you will feel all the sensations of real flight without leaving the ground! Experience the city of Paris from a completely new perspective, explore the heights of the Eiffel Tower, look down on the Place de la Concorde, Arc de Triomphe, and the River Seine. A sightseeing tour like no other. A souvenir photo is included with your visit.
Musée du Louvre
The Louvre Museum, former residence of the kings of France, has for two centuries been one of the biggest museums in the world. The museum’s collections spread over eight departments: Near Eastern Antiquities, Islamic Art, Egyptian Antiquities, Greek Etruscan and Roman Antiquities, Paintings, Sculptures, Decorative Arts, Prints and Drawings from the middle ages to 1848.
The Louvre is entered through a modern Paris landmark, the glass pyramid in the court of the old Royal Palace. It is home to the most famous painting in the world, the Mona Lisa as well as a spectacular collection of art that spans many different cultures.
The Musée d’Orsay is situated in Paris on the left bank of the Seine, and houses French art dating from 1848 to 1915. The Museum is located in the glorious former Gare d’Orsay railway station, which in itself is an art nouveau showpiece as it is a converted Beaux-Arts train station, and a fantastic display of French architecture.
Within the gallery, you can expect to find the largest collection of impressionist, post-impressionist and art nouveau movements spanning the 1840s to 1914. Some of the highlights are Manet’s On the Beach and Woman with Fans: Monet’s Garden at Giverny and many more.
The Centre Pompidou houses the largest collection of modern and contemporary art in Europe. With over 100,000 pieces of work, it displays the masterpieces of some of the most iconic figures in modern art like Picasso, Kandinsky, Matisse, Chagall, Léger, Miro, Dali, Dubuffet and Klein.
Ranges of famous contemporary artists are housed here too, such as Buren, Boltanski, Opalka, Twombly, Hantaï, Tallon, Widmer and Garouste. They also welcome an interesting selection of temporary exhibitions that highlight the main actors and movements in the history of 20th century art.
The Centre Pompidou allows students to immerse themselves in contemporary and modern art.
Paris Street Art Tour
Located in the 13th district, an outdoor museum with works from artists from the world around including Obey, Seth, Inti, Vihls, D-Face, C215. Murals, street tags and graffiti and an insight into this fascinating world of art exploring the different styles and learning about its history.
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