Day 1
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Departure

En route to Paris.

Included Meals: None

Day 2
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Paris

Bienvenue en France! Revel in the enchanting “City of Lights” while you stroll down the Champs-Elysées, enjoy the priceless treasures of the Louvre, visit the awesome Sacré-Cœur atop Montmartre and enjoy a stunning view of the city below. In the evening, enjoy a group welcome dinner.

Included Meals: Dinner

Day 3
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Paris

Take the métro to the Place St. Michel and lunch on your own in the quaint Latin Quarter. Enjoy afternoon visits to la Cathédrale de Notre Dame, la Sainte Chapelle and La Conciergerie. Learn the history of l’île de la Cité, where the city of Paris was founded. Climb to the top of the Eiffel Tower and get a bird’s eye view of the city.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 4
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Paris

Visit the Musée d’Orsay and take in its wide collection of impressionist art. Descend into the depths of the city and see the eerie ossuary of Les Catacombes de Paris, which houses the skeletal remains of more than six million of Paris’ early inhabitants. Take in the city by night during your Bateaux Mouches Seine river cruise.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Days 5-9
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Family Stay

Take a train to either the city of Lyon or Toulon and begin your five day family stay! Put your language skills to work while experiencing everyday life with a French family!

Included Meals: Day 5 - Breakfast, Dinner | Days 6-9 Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10
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Nice

Say au revoir to your host family and head to Nice, the capital of the Côte d’Azur. Unwind and get acquainted with Nice, one of the crown jewels of the Côte d’Azur. Stroll through the Place Rossetti, the heart of this city or visit the Promenade des Anglais and la Vielle Ville with its maze of narrow pedestrian streets and vividly colored buildings.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 11
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Nice

Take the train a mere 20 minutes down the coast and visit the small principality of Monaco for the day. See the changing of the guards at the Palais du Prince and walk through the narrow streets of Vieux Monaco, overlooking the beautiful harbors. Return to Nice to enjoy a group farewell dinner on final evening in France.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 12
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Return

Transfer to the Nice airport and return to the U.S. with lifelong memories!

Included Meals: Breakfast

What Others Are Saying

Madalynn, student

France

“All of the excursions that we did as a group were great ways to get to know people we otherwise wouldn’t hang out with.”

Isaac, student

France

“My favorite part of the trip was getting to experience France without being on the traditional tourist path.” 

Shiyuan, student

France

“My favorite part of my French trip was that I made so many new friends. After this trip, I felt we were like a big family.”