Food Technology Trips to Paris
France’s gastronomy is world renowned which makes the capital Paris the ideal location for a food technology trip.
There are a wide variety of visits to food producers across Paris happy to demonstrate their craft to school groups, from chocolateries, patisseries and of course boulangeries. Paris is also home to the Rungis Market which is the largest wholesale market in the world for fresh produce. Students can also visit the Grand Marnier Distillery where this famous export is produced. The variety of demonstrations and experiences available makes Paris the ideal choice for a food technology tour that will expand students’ food experience and knowledge.
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Reasons to Visit
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.
Grande Arche at La Defense
This impressive structure was built to commemorate the bicentenary of the Revolution in 1989 and is now a major tourist attraction. There is a high speed glass lift to take the public to the roof where there is an impressive view of Paris.
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.
The largest Market for fresh foods in the world opens for tours around this massive operation where fish, meat, fruits & vegetables, dairy products and flowers are traded. Students will be shown an audio-visual presentation and given a tour of the food halls. Tours are operated early in the morning to coincide with the markets operations and breakfast can be included.
Discover the wonderful world of chocolate and its history of four millennia in this gourmet museum. Spread over 3 floors the museum retraces the history of cocoa and presents the different types of manufacture & tasting of chocolate throughout times. This visit includes a film, a genuine chocolate making demonstration, and a tasting.
Food Market Guided Tour
Take a guided tour through one of the most famous food markets in Paris. Learn about how food is an integral part of French culture, visit a boulangerie for bread and a fromagerie to learn about cheese as well as organic fruit and vegetables. Find
Artisan French Bakery Visit
French bread and the classic baguette have been staples of French cuisine for hundreds of years; and just as these breads have stood the test of time, so too has the tradition of bread-making and baking in France.
We invite you to enter into the kitchen of a bakery to see for yourself the bakers in their element and how they work. You'll learn the bread-making traditions and the origins of some of France’s most iconic products, and you’ll get to see the bakers at work as they fill the shelves of the bakery with breads and pastries for hungry clients.
This experience will help you not only appreciate bread-making in a new light; it will also help with recognizing the difference between products that are authentically handmade and those that are shipped in from industrial manufacturers. To complete your hour-long visit you’ll get to leave with a freshly-baked baguette and croissant to enjoy for later.
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Mid Kent College
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