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School trips to Paris

As Paris school trip specialists, we will organise your perfect educational visit. For a truly authentic cultural experience choose an escorted language tour with our Parisian animateur who will lead your group in French. Or sign up for a learning convention at Disneyland Paris where our specially selected speakers will engage your Business Studies, Drama or Travel & Tourism students. The variety of attractions makes Paris a natural choice for so many subjects and our Paris travel experts will build an itinerary to suit your educational focus.

The Paris specialists

Something of a speciality for Voyager School Travel, we’ve been running school trips to Paris since 2008 and since then, we’ve used our considerable experience of the city to offer exclusive French language immersion trips and curriculum-linked tours to the world’s most visited destination.

Not only is Paris the home of some of the most iconic landmarks in the world, including the Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe and Champs-Élysées, it is an artistic hotspot which includes the Louvre Museum and the Musée d'Orsay. With a rich and fascinating history and unique culture, no wonder a school trip to Paris is one of our most popular destination for students and teachers of all subjects.

Wondering when to take your students to Paris? Check out some top tips and considerations for the best time to visit.

Choose our Escorted School French Trips to Paris or Design Your Own Paris Trip Itinerary

At Voyager, we have the local knowledge to make sure that your group will get the very most from your Paris school trip and experience an authentic taste of the ‘real’ Paris that we know and love.

French language learners can choose our Paris Parle French trip, escorted and led by our own local animateurs, to offer students every opportunity to use their language skills and have an authentic French cultural experience.

Or, if you prefer, you can lead the tour yourself, using our detailed itinerary and excursion booking service.

Whatever option you choose, we will use our many years experience of running Paris tours to create a truly educational and memorable experience for students of all ages and subjects.

So don’t hesitate to contact us and book your educational adventure to Paris today!

Best visits for school groups in Paris

No school trip to Paris is complete without experiencing these highlights:

  • Seine river cruise - get a unique perspective of the city’s sights and bridges
  • An escorted trip exploring a Parisian market with our animateur - an opportunity to interact with the locals and experience ‘real’ Paris
  • A group selfie in front of the Eiffel Tower - one of the most famous and iconic landmarks in the world
  • The Louvre - the world’s largest museum and home of the Mona Lisa
  • Stroll down the Champs-Élysées - marvel at the Arc de Triomphe which stands as tall as Nelson’s Column
  • The Catacombs – not for the faint-hearted! A tour of the underground tunnels housing the bones of several million Parisians
  • Palace de Versailles - this opulent former French royal residence was luxuriously transformed by the Sun King Louis XIV
  • Disneyland® Paris – meet Mickey, brave a white-knuckle ride, or take part in a live student convention
  • Stade de France – the national stadium of France where legends such as Ronaldo and Zidane have played

Free things to do in Paris

Paris is the world's most popular tourist destination, but the city does have a reputation for being expensive to visit. But a school trip to Paris doesn't have to break the bank with our top 10 list of great excursions that are free for under 18’s and visiting school groups. Read what can you do for free on a school trip to Paris.

Paris Parle - Escorted French Language Immersion School Trips

The trouble with taking a French trip to the world’s most visited tourist destination is that everyone speaks English! That’s why our unique programme, Paris Parle, uses French-native animateurs to lead your group in French, to create a truly immersive language experience for your students.

At the heart of the Paris Parle school trip is our French-native animateurs whose job is to get your students using their French throughout the trip. Trained at our flagship language centre in Normandy, our animateurs will escort your students throughout their trip, acting as city guides, language teachers and organising evening entertainment for your group to make a memorable trip for students and teachers alike.

Curriculum-Led Educational Visits to Paris - We’ll Help you Design the Perfect Itinerary

Non-language groups can also benefit from our wealth of experience running cross-curricular school trips to Paris. We will use our local knowledge to create a fun-packed Paris itinerary to suit your teaching objectives. As well as offering the must-see sights and experiences of Paris, our French travel experts can recommend experiences and activities that give a glimpse of true Parisian culture.

Whatever your learning objectives, we will tailor your Paris tour to suit the age of your students, their budget and interests, while still ensuring your group has a memorable and fun trip.

Educational Events at Disneyland Paris

We can organise a dedicated school trip to Disneyland® Paris or we can incorporate a visit to Disneyland® Paris as part of your city tour. As official Disneyland® Paris travel partners, we can offer preferential rates and deals for school groups visiting the park.

Unique drama trips to Paris - Join us for unique GCSE Drama curriculum-based and exam-linked workshops at Disneyland Paris. Students will hear from experts in theatre and performance with practical and relevant guidance, gain insight from an examiner and enjoy a day at Disneyland® Paris with a live show and follow up study materials.

Live Business Studies learning events -  At our live student convention business owners and executives from well-known brands, such as Disney, share their real-life case studies to support your A Level and BTEC Business Studies classroom teaching— all at magical Disneyland® Paris. Includes curriculum-linked business assignments to complete in the park.

Travel & Tourism learninng conventions - Ever wondered what it takes to maintain one of the world's most popular tourist attractions? This Travel & Tourism student convention offer a unique opportunity to hear Disney executives lift the veil on the magic behind Disneyland® Paris whilst experiencing the park for themselves. 

Use of your Own Coach during your School Trip to Paris

We offer a choice of travel options to Paris, including exclusive use of a coach with Voyager’s specialist school trip coach company, Pegasus. Our drivers have considerable experience of taking school groups to Paris making it a breeze to navigate around the city and for excursions out of town to Versailles and Disneyland Paris.

Give your students a trip to remember and get in touch with one of our educational school travel experts to discuss your requirements!

Book your Educational Tour of Paris Today

Are you interested in a school trip to Paris? Click the button below to request a quote! Our knowledgeable team are ready to answer any questions you may have, contact us today. 

Our most popular educational adventures in Paris

Educational school trips to Paris full of cultural exposure

Trust our 10+ years of expertise to deliver an outstanding school trip to Paris. Whether you're visiting the French capital to improve your students' confidence in speaking French—led by our professional native-speaking animateurs—crossing the channel to explore the Louvre on an art school trip or attending a business studies student convention, we're on hand to make your trip to Paris a success.

Don't know where to start when it comes to planning your Paris school trip? No sweat, browse our expertly curated tried and tested school trip itineraries or use our library of excursions as inspiration to build your bespoke trip.

Frequently asked questions about our school trips to Paris

What makes Paris such a popular destination for school trips is that it offers learners exposure to a different culture, lifestyle & language—all a short & manageable distance from the UK. The convenience and affordability of travelling via coach on the Eurotunnel also sets Paris apart from other European school trip destinations.

The city is a cultural epicentre and teachers are spoilt for choice when it comes to building their itinerary. That's why we'll use our expertise to suggest the best tried and tested visits to complement your learning objectives—with plenty of free options to help you create an exciting school trip to Paris that won't break the bank.

The best time to visit Paris on a school trip is from October to March. You can always expect the French capital to be busy, but less so during these months—plus travel expenses tend to be cheaper. The chances are you're going to have a long list of sights to tick off and whizzing back and forth across the city with 40 students in the high temperatures of June & July can be a challenge, so instead, pack your coats and get the most out of your trip by organising a school trip to Paris in autumn or winter. Read more here →

We offer cross-curricular school trips to Paris from £515 per person. This 5 day/4 night Paris school trip price includes half board accommodation & return coach travel. See more.

If you want to supercharge the learning on your Paris trip, add a native-speaking French animateur to lead your trip and get your students speaking and thinking in French at every opportunity on our escorted school tour of Paris from £547 per person. This 5 day/4 night Paris school trip price includes half board accommodation, return coach travel See more.

Our French language school trip to Paris includes:

  • A dedicated French-native animateur to accompany the group and lead student trips and excursions in French
  • Full programme of evening entertainment
  • French language activity workbook per student
  • Board and lodging as specified in your itinerary
  • Pre-booked excursions
  • Your choice of return travel
  • Free places for teachers
  • Comprehensive travel insurance
  • 24-hour emergency support

Your trip includes travel insurance unless otherwise stated. Read more about on the comprehensive travel insurance policy offered by Voyager School Travel.

If your school has their own policy in place, please let us know and we will ensure that this is reflected in your quote.

Why choose Voyager School Travel for your school trip to Paris?

You are in specialist hands

Our team use their teaching, language & destination experience to organise educational trips that are not only enriching but hassle-free. Read more →

Safety assured, bonded & accredited

As a member of the School Travel Forum & protected through ABTA & ATOL you can be sure of our high standards. Read more →

Trusted by teachers

Schools trust Voyager School Travel to organise the educational trips for over 32,000 passengers a year. Read more →

We deliver the educational elements

Signature educational experiences with our own language & activity instructors allow teachers to enjoy the trip too. Read more →

Stay at our own residential centres

Groups staying at our own residential centres in France will benefit from high quality learning, safety & service. Read more →

Our own overseas teams

Peace of mind knowing our French managers, instructors, coach drivers & support team will look after your every need. Read more →

For teachers who are serious about the educational outcomes of their school trip.

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