School exchange in Rennes and Paris tour

France
12 Days / 10 Nights

Immerse yourself in the French culture through an exchange in Rennes and a tour of Paris. Visit the most iconic monuments such as Notre Dame Cathedral, the Champs-Elysées, and the Eiffel Tower, and enjoy some adventure through a guided bike tour, a riverboat ride, and a musical dinner show.

School exchange in Rennes and Paris tour

12 Days — 10 Nights
DAY 1: USA | FRANCE
  • Fly overnight to Paris.

DAY 2: PARIS
  • Bienvenue en France! Your Forum Tour Manager will greet you at the airport and will stay with you during your stay in Paris!

  • Transfer to your centrally-located hotel and drop off your bags.

  • Stroll down the most famous avenue of the capital, the Champs-Elysées. Climb to the top of the Arc de Triomphe to admire the view. See the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

  • Afterward, board a glass-topped bateau mouche (riverboat) and enjoy a refreshing cruise on the Seine River.

  • Return to your hotel to freshen up before dinner.

  • Dinner in a typical Brasserie Parisienne.

DAY 3: PARIS
  • This morning, see the Gothic Cathédrale Notre-Dame.

  • A short distance away, enter the Sainte-Chapelle, another Gothic masterpiece.

  • After, visit a local boulangerie and learn how the famous French baguettes are made (includes tasting)! Choose from one of their mouth-watering sandwiches for lunch.

  • This afternoon, pick up your rental bikes and head out on a guided bike tour of Paris. See all the famous sites and learn some surprising history as you explore the capital on two wheels.

  • Have dinner at a local crêperie .

  • Tonight, walk through le Trocadéro and view “la Ville Lumière” from the third floor of the Eiffel Tower.

DAY 4: PARIS | RENNES
  • After breakfast, take a guided tour of the Musée du Louvre, the world´s largest art museum, featuring Da Vinci´s iconic Mona Lisa.

  • After some free time for lunch, transfer to the train station and board a high speed TGV train to Rennes.

  • Upon arrival meet your host family and start your exchange program.

DAYS 5-10: EXCHANGE PROGRAM
  • After breakfast, attend school with your exchange partner. Activities may be organized at the school during your visit (to be confirmed with the French school).

  • lorem Return home for dinner with your host family.

DAY 11: PARIS
  • Today, say a fond “au revoir!” to your exchange partners and board a high speed TGV train to Paris.

  • Upon arrival, your Forum Tour Manager will greet you at the train station.

  • Transfer to your hotel in Paris and drop off your bags.

  • Visit the Musée d´Orsay, housed in a former railway station, to see its extensive collection of art from the 19th and 20th century.

  • After, head to the lively Latin Quarter. Visit the Sorbonne University, the Pantheon, and the Luxembourg gardens.

  • Later in the day, head to the highest point in the city, Montmartre (known locally as La Butte). Climb the steps to reach the Sacré-Cœur, Montmartre’s hilltop church and most famous landmark.

  • Enjoy a farewell dinner music show at La Bonne Franquette.

DAY 12: DEPART
  • Transfer to the airport for your flight back to the USA.

What our teachers are saying

“Thank you for a wonderful experience Forum!! We are grateful for you making this exchange possible and partnering schools across the globe. Giving students authentic cultural homestays is a gift of a lifetime.”

– Kathryn O. Teacher from Benicia, CA –

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