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
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.
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