Paris Primary School Trips & Tours

Paris is one of NST’s most popular primary school trip overseas destinations as well as one of Europe’s most iconic cities. The French capital offers an abundance of exciting visits and attractions which touch upon much of the curriculum. An experience here is one that will both expand your pupils’ cultural awareness and encourage group bonding too!

Our cultural experiences in Paris offer far-reaching educational benefits relevant to a range of subject areas. The city also makes for an ideal farewell tour option for your pupils in their final year. You can easily combine education with fun to give your pupils an experience they’ll remember for years to come.

Prices start from£269pp

Price Shown includes

  • 3 nights’ half  board accommodation
  • Executive coach transport from and to your school and throughout your stay
  • Services of an NST Paris City Representative
  • Extensive group travel insurance
  • 1 in 8 free place ratio

Price shown is based on 35 paying passengers departing from selected departure points in April 2019 and is subject to availability.


On-tour support includes...

  • Services of an NST City Representative to assist with check-in and provide 24-hour assistance
  • If applicable, Airport assistance during check-in, security and gate checks on your outbound flight from the UK
  • If applicable, Airport assistance when you arrive back at your UK airport when you book a coach transfer to take you home

Additional on-tour support available...

  • Pre-booked meals at great group prices

Accommodation

Popular options in Paris


Top visits

Seine River Boat Cruise

An enjoyable river cruise is a relaxing way to see the sights of Paris. Students also learn from the French (or English) commentary on their headsets.

Montparnasse Tower Observation Deck

This 196m tower has shorter queues than the Eiffel Tower and a fabulous view of Paris. The viewpoint tables clearly mark the city’s many famous monuments. There are also a number of audio-visual and interactive facilities to help build language skills and enhance their knowledge of Paris, as well as downloadable quizzes in English and French. 

Eiffel Tower

Paris’ best-known monument has outstanding city views, which on a clear day can stretch for 42 miles, giving the chance to pinpoint many landmarks. 

Montmartre & Sacré Coeur

Montmartre provides an opportunity for students to practise their language skills with its many street stalls and street artists, shops and cafés. Once a meeting place for artists in the late 19th and early 20th century, your group can also view artists painting portraits and caricatures for the tourists and enjoy a spectacular view of Paris from the steps of the Sacré Coeur.

Le Stade de France

Take your students behind-the-scenes of France’s premier stadium. Take a tour, in French or English, of the players’ tunnel, changing rooms, security facilities, pitch and photo museum. 

Guided Tour of Paris

A tailor-made coach tour of Paris that includes a dedicated French or English-speaking guide, who will help with pronunciation and knowledge of the many sights of Paris. One of our groups’ favourites is the evening tour of the Paris Illuminations. We can arrange walking tours too. 

Musée Gourmand du Chocolat - Choco Story

Discover chocolate’s 4,000 years of history, and modern methods of making it too, then try some of the delicious products.

Louvre Museum

Probably the most famous museum in the world and home to some of the finest collections of antiquities, sculpture and art. It is the ideal place for students to see the prominent role that art plays in French culture. The museum is also home to cafés and shops where students can practise language skills too. 

Cité des Sciences (Science City)

France’s largest planetarium has 30,000m² of interactive exhibits, exploring man’s experiences with science. Areas for groups to explore include Explora Exhibitions and The Géode.

Disneyland® Paris

Both Disneyland® Park and Walt Disney Studios® Park provide a great environment for your students to work together, bond as a group and challenge their personal boundaries.

Disneyland® Park 
Explore five themed lands filled with Disney classic stories: adrenalin packed thrill rides such as Big Thunder Mountain, Disney classics like Pirates of the Caribbean and Dumbo the Flying Elephant and many opportunities to meet your favourite Disney characters. 

Walt Disney Studios® Park
Step through the Studio gates and immerse yourself in the fascinating world of movies, animation and television. Find out how Disney creates the magic and feel what it’s like to be star of stage and screen.

Free educational resources
Get the most from your trip by downloading free educational workbooks www.disneylandparis4schools.com

Parc Astérix

This typically French theme park is home to over 30 outside attractions, all based around the famous Astérix comic-strips. Parc Astérix is especially well known for its large variety of roller coasters, and incorporates rides and themes from historic ancient cultures such as the Romans and the Gauls. 

Parc Astérix also offers live shows and entertainment, animated figures, arts and crafts, reconstructions, a dolphin show, special effects, restaurants and shops. This is a great opportunity for students to interact at this French theme park.

Aquaboulevard Water Park

A large indoor aquatic park with wave pools, slides and a wide range of other leisure facilities. 

Notre Dame Cathedral

This stunning cathedral, like all medieval churches, was painted on the inside so a largely illiterate population could learn the Bible stories. The use of colour was meant to glorify God and breathe life into the scriptures. This stunning and imposing building is a must-see of Paris, particularly as the cathedral has witnessed many important ceremonies for Christianity and the history of nations. 

Palais de la Découverte (Palace of Discovery)

Participate in experiments led by scientists and visit rooms devoted to astronomy, physics, chemistry, biology, maths and medicine.

Natural History Museum

Housing dinosaurs, giant birds and insects, more than 600,000 minerals, giant crystals and royal precious stones, this is a fascinating visit.


Evening activites

  • Bowling
  • Some hotels can provide a room for groups to use in the evenings for a quiz or disco

Transport

Available from any location in the UK, our executive coaches are fitted with seatbelts, toilet facilities, air conditioning, DVD and reclining seats.

Coach

From the heart of London straight to Paris in 2 hours 15 minutes and Brussels in under 2 hours, plus other Continental destinations too. Eurostar is ideal for small groups.

Eurostar

We can arrange for your group to fly from a range of UK airports and we’ll work with you to plan your route at the best value possible.

Flight


Giving you full support throughout

Before your tour

  • Your own dedicated NST contact
  • Bespoke tour itineraries
  • Unrivalled local knowledge & expertise
  • Curriculum linked visit programmes
  • Great value for money - no hidden costs
  • Free group leader inspection visits
  • Risk assessment guidance
  • Safety assured, transport, accommodation and visits

Whilst you're away

  • Free educational resources
  • Group-friendly accommodation
  • Exceptional standards of coaching
  • On-tour support from our reps on the ground
  • Support & assistance from our specialists guides throughout your tour
  • 24/7 support just a call away
  • Extensive group travel insurance

On your return

  • Priority rebooking services
  • Rewarding your loyalty with our reward scheme
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