Performing Arts, Drama & Theatre Studies Trips to Paris
Paris is a city boasting a wealth of world-class venues and productions making it an ideal trip for any student of Performing Arts, dance or drama. This is a dynamic city full of resources and inspirational visits for your students. Take time to explore the city from the top of the Eiffel Tower to the banks of the River Seine.
Our sample itinerary provides you with an idea of the visits you can cover during your trip. We can tailor-make an itinerary to support your specific learning outcomes.
|1||Coach to Paris||Arrive Paris and check in||Visit to Paris Montparnasse - Top of the City|
|2||Day trip to Disneyland Paris with a Performing Arts Workshop||Meal at a Disney restaurant|
|3||Guided Tour of Opera Bastille or Garnier||Visit to Cinema Rex||Meal in a local restaurant|
|4||Sightseeing cruise on River Seine||Return to UK and school||Arrive at School|
|Morning||Coach to Paris|
|Afternoon||Arrive Paris and check in|
|Evening||Visit to Paris Montparnasse - Top of the City|
|Morning||Day trip to Disneyland Paris with a Performing Arts Workshop|
|Evening||Meal at a Disney restaurant|
|Morning||Guided Tour of Opera Bastille or Garnier|
|Afternoon||Visit to Cinema Rex|
|Evening||Meal in a local restaurant|
|Morning||Sightseeing cruise on River Seine|
|Afternoon||Return to UK and school|
|Evening||Arrive at School|
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Reasons to Visit
Opera Bastille & Palais Garnier Guided Tours
The Palais Garnier is the 13th theatre to house the Paris Opera since it was founded by Louis XIV in 1669. It was built on the orders of Napoleon III. The Opera Bastille with its unique stage facilities, integrated scenery, costume and accessory workshops, as well as its numerous work areas and rehearsal rooms, is a great modern theatre.These behind the scenes guided tours give backstage access to the wings, stage and rehearsal areas.
Disneyland® Resort Paris
Disney is an internationally recognised company at the forefront of the entertainment industry. They offer Performing Arts Workshops designed to give students the opportunity to reach for the stars through hands-on sessions with Disney professionals. Emphasis is placed on performance techniques, professionalism and team work, while not forgetting a sprinkling of Disney Magic!
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Paris Theatre Performances
See classics such as Cyrano de Bergerac, Around the World in 80 Days and even Daguerre’s adaptation of The Magic Flute all in beautiful surroundings amongst local Parisians. English subtitles are available, projected above the stage, allowing for perfect understanding. A meet and greet with the cast and crew is also available after the show!
Cinema Rex with its 2800 seats is one of Europe’s landmark cinemas. The tour takes the students behind the scenes to view special effects, sound effects, projection rooms and reconstituted displays from major films.
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.
Cité des Sciences et de L’industrie
Part of Universcience, this ultra-modern science museum at La Vilette aims to promote public interest in science, research and industry. Explora, the museum’s permanent exhibition includes themes on the themes of the Brain, Man & Genes, Transport & Mankind, Energy, The Universe, Mathematics and Sounds. There are interactive exhibits on language and communication and the opportunity to be a weather reader and to explore optical illusions and 3D images. The site also has a planetarium, submarine and IMAX theatre.
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.
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What you say
The whole experience from the enquiry to the booking, travel, accommodation and our itinerary in Paris was excellent.
Mid Kent College
The service, advice, guidance and support received from European Study Tours was impeccable and they made every step of planning our visit easy and enjoyable.
Turton High School
I am very pleased with the service provided by European Study Tours and we had a great trip to Paris!
Bishop David Brown School