Day 1
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Departure

Depart from the USA.

Included Meals: None

Day 2
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Paris

Arrive in Paris and spend the day in the French capital with your teachers to see the places, monuments, quartiers and museums you’ve been learning about in your French classes. Discover the city’s most impressive monuments, from the magnificent Arc de Triomphe at the top of the Champs-Élysées, to Napoleon’s final resting place at Les Invalides, to the Gothic façade of Notre-Dame. Finish the day with a welcome dinner.

Included Meals: Dinner

Day 3
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Paris

Continue to discover the sights and sounds of the French capital with your teachers. View Paris from a different perspective with a boat ride on the Seine River. Visit the Louvre and discover the many famous masterpieces that call it home. From its beginnings as a royal fortress to its current status as the world’s most visited art museum, the Louvre has long been at the center of Parisian culture and home to a collection of 35,000 works of art from around the world.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 4
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Paris

Enjoy the Place du Tertre in Montmartre. There, you'll find artists covering every square inch of the square. Ascend the Eiffel tower which is nicknamed “the iron lady”! It is both a global cultural icon of France and one of the most recognizable structures in the world. The tower is the tallest building in Paris and the most-visited paid monument in the world!

Included Meals: Breakfast

Days 5-10
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Family Stay

Explore Paris at your own pace, perhaps checking out Sainte-Chapelle, a Gothic chapel adorned with 1,113 dazzling stained-glass windows.  Then, hop on the train and travel to your family stay community. Meet your host family and get ready for your total immersion experience.

Included Meals: Day 5 - Breakfast, Dinner | Days 6-10 Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 11
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Barcelona

Say au revoir/adiós to your host family in the morning. You’re off to Barcelona, the “City of Gaudi”. Spend the day exploring on foot. Walk along La Rambla and enjoy finding your way around the labyrinth that is the Barri Gótic.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 12
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Barcelona

Today is the day to take in all of Antoni Gaudi’s masterpieces. Visit the astounding Sagrada Familia Cathedral and then head to Park Güell to see his beautiful mosaic masterpieces.  In the evening, enjoy a flamenco show.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 13
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Barcelona

Spend your final day exploring Barcelona. Stroll along the Passeig de Gràcia and be sure to spot Casa Batlló y Casa Milà!  Visit the Picasso Museum and end your trip with a farewell dinner.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 14
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Return

Transfer to the airport for your return to the U.S.

Included Meals: Breakfast

What Others Are Saying

Isaac, student

France

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

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.”

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.”