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Vive la France! Top 10 must see visits in Paris

Wed, 20 April 2016

Vive la France! Top 10 must see visits in Paris

Here's our top 10 list for things to do in Paris on a school trip

Often herald as the ‘City of Love’ and also the ‘City of Lights’, Paris is France’s capital city and is steeped in history, culture, art, fashion and gastronomy. A school trip to Paris can inspire students from a range of curriculum learning objectives. Here is a top 10 list of must see visits whilst in Paris.

Top 10 Paris attractions and visits

  1. Eiffel Tower
  2. The Louvre Museum
  3. Notre Dame
  4. Arc de Triomphe
  5. Palace of Versailles
  6. Seine River Cruise
  7. D’Orsay Museum
  8. Montparnasse 56 Tower
  9. Sacre-Coeur
  10. Centre Pompidou

You may even want to consider more subject specific visits and tours. Here are a few ideas organised into subject areas. Click on the subject heading to discover more!

The Lourve

Art and Design

Plan your trip with enough time to visit the wealth of art galleries and museums Paris has to offer, from world famous pieces such as the Mona Lisa in The Louvre to contemporary and modern pieces in the Musee d’Art Moderne. Students can take a trip to the top of the Eiffel Tower or sit by the banks of the River Seine for inspirational views for students to sketch, inspiration is around every corner with the city’s dynamic views and beautiful architecture. 


La Defense

Business and Economics

Business and economics students can take a tour to the heart of the Parisian business district, La Defense. Then choose from a range of visits to small traditional businesses to large multinational companies in Paris such as the Fragonard Musee du Parfum or the World Cup Stadium 'Stade de France' tour.


Arc de Triomphe

Paris has a wealth of historical monuments and landmarks. The city is known as the birthplace of the ‘Revolution’, it gives students an insight into a pivotal period in European history. Visits can include The Palace of Versailles, La Conciergerie, The National Resistance Museum and the Arc De Triomphe.


Parisian StreetLanguage and Culture

Immerse yourself into the Parisian culture and practice your French language skills. Language students will be inspired by their surroundings to bring their classroom learning to life. Visit one of the many parisian cafes or take a trip to Montparnasse 56 and try their French Language Quiz, both fun and educational. European study tours can also arrange French Language Lessons tailor made to suit your curriculum needs.



Studying a different subject? Click here for our full list of subject specific visits for inspiration.

Browse the site for inspiration! Or call us now on 0844 5761 960 and let us help you plan your perfect trip!

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