School French Trip to Paris & Parc Asterix

On this trip your students will have the opportunity to soak up the atmosphere and culture of Paris’ most iconic city sights and museums as well as enjoy a day of fun and laughter at Parc Asterix. This unique theme park is based on the French comic book series ‘Asterix and Obelix’ which tells the story of a village of indomitable Gauls as they resist Roman occupation. Attractions include an authentic Gaul village, street theatre and live shows as well as 31 wild rides ready to produce squeals of delight and excitement from even the most adventurous thrill seeker.

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 MorningAfternoonEvening
Day 1

Pick-up from school

Arrive in Dover/Folkestone

Ferry/Eurotunnel crossing 

Arrive in Calais Arrive in Paris in time for evening meal
Day 2

In the morning group to visit the Louvre followed by a visit to the Tuilleries Garden

 

After lunch group to visit visit Notre Dame Cathedral

Evening meal in Paris

Evening visit to the Eiffel Tower

Day 3

Full day to be spent in Parc Astérix
(Driver's 9 hour rest break)

Evening meal at accommodation

Day 4

Morning free to explore Paris

 

After lunch head back to Calais

Ferry/Eurotunnel crossing

Late evening arrive back at school

This price includes:

  • Weekday pass to Parc Astérix
  • 3 nights Half Board accommodation
  • Return executive coach travel (TV/Video/WC/Seatbelts)
  • Return ferry crossings
  • Free staff place ratio 1:8
  • Detailed information pack
  • Comprehensive travel and medical insurance
  • Motorway tolls and taxes
  • VAT
N.B. Activities listed in the itinerary are not neccessarily included in the price. Contact us for further information.

 MorningAfternoonEvening
Day 1

Early morning pick-up from school

Ferry/Eurotunnel crossing

Arrive in Calais

Arrive in Paris, time for evening meal

Group to have an evening visit to the Eiffel Tower

 

Day 2 Full day to be spent in Parc Astérix In the evening group to have a boat trip along the Seine
Day 3

In the morning group to visit the Louvre

After lunch head back to Calais

Ferry/Eurotunnel crossing

Late evening arrive back at school

 

This price includes:

  • 2 nights Half Board accommodation
  • Return executive coach travel (TV/Video/WC/Seatbelts)
  • Weekday pass to Parc Astérix
  • Return ferry/Eurotunnel crossings
  • Free staff place ratio 1:8
  • Detailed information pack
  • Comprehensive travel and medical insurance
  • Itinerary planning service
  • Motorway tolls and taxes
  • VAT
N.B. Activities listed in the itinerary are not neccessarily included in the price. Contact us for further information.

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Parc Astérix

Parc Astérix

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Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower

No school French trip to Paris would be complete without a visit to the most recognisable monument in the city, the Eiffel Tower. Disliked by many Parisians when it was constructed in 1889 for the World's Fair (known as Exposition Universelle in French), the Eiffel Tower has now come to symbolise both the city and country as a cultural icon. The tower can be seen from almost...

Louvre Museum

Louvre Museum

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Notre-Dame Cathedral

Notre-Dame Cathedral

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Avenue des Champs-Elysees

Avenue des Champs-Elysees

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Sacre-Coeur Basilica

Sacre-Coeur Basilica

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Bateaux Mouches

Bateaux Mouches

Taking a boat trip along the Seine is one of the best and most relaxing ways to show your school French group the sights of Paris. Starting at the Pont d'Alma, near the Eiffel Tower, your cruise will take you upstream to the Ile de la Cité and Notre Dame Cathedral, providing plenty of photo opportunities and fantastic memories of your school French trip to Paris. Cruises last ...

Premiere Classe Bussy Saint Georges

Hotel Premiere Classe Bussy St Georges was opened in 2003 and has a fantastic location for both Paris and Disneyland® Paris.

Students will mainly be accommodated in triple and quadruple rooms.Most rooms have a bunk bed and 2 single beds with TV, telephone and air-conditioning. Group leaders will normally be accommodated in twin-bedded rooms. All rooms come with a small en-suite bathroom.

A buffet breakfast is served daily in the hotel and evening meal is offered at the Campanile hotel on the same campus. Seminar rooms and the breakfast hall are available on request (please ask for details). View on map