This intensive business school trip in Paris will give your students a deep insight into France’s world-famous companies. Here’s our educational business program in Paris at a glance:
- Day 1: River Seine cruise
- Day 2: Sorbonne university lecture, Eiffel Tower, stand-up comedy
- Day 3: Paris Mint, scavenger hunt and Paris cultural highlights
- Day 4: La Defense (business district), Grande Arche, Stade France, Montmatre
- Day 5: Citroen Museum, Louis Vuitton Foundation, Bubble Soccer
- Day 6: Citéco economy museum, Jardin de Luxembourg, Montparnasse
Like what you see? Discover Paris’ bustling business world in the detailed itinerary below! But remember, all our school trips are fully customisable.
*Prices based on groups of 20 students and 2 free teachers.
✓ All accommodation costs
✓ Full board meals for the entire trip
✓ All transportation costs, including airport pick-up and drop-off
✓ All activities listed in the itinerary
✓ 1 free teacher per 10 paying students
✓ 24-hour emergency contact support during the trip
✓ Detailed pre-departure summary & briefing
✓ Full financial failure protection
✓ Public liability insurance
✓ Our trips are fully risk-assessed
Day 1: Bonjour!
You’re here! Jump on a private coach from Gare du Nord/Charles de Gaulle airport to your accommodation. On the way, listen up as your guide will provide some general knowledge about the area, as well as trip rules and safety guidelines. First up, you’re taking a boat ride up the River Seine. Take the opportunity to set your sights on the spots you’re going to spend the coming week exploring. Admire the view of the Eiffel Tower at sunset from the Trocadero esplanade.
In the evening, enjoy a welcome dinner and trip briefing near the hotel.
Day 2: Sorbonne University
Visit Sorbonne University, one of the most prestigious universities in the world. Take a tour of the university and get inspired with a talk by one of the lecturers on a relevant subject.
You saw it from afar yesterday. Now it’s time to climb the Eiffel Tower. Spend some time in the Champ de Mars, the perfect place to soak up some sun and play team games.
Give your legs a rest this evening. Watch a stand-up routine in English, performed by a French comedian, who’ll teach you how to be a true Parisian.
Day 3: Paris Mint
Head for the Monnaie de Paris, or the Paris Mint, the only working mint in all of Europe, where coins have been struck for over 200 years! Learn how coins are made get a peek at the people working on limited editions.
Get acquainted with the city with a scavenger hunt. This fun activity will lead you to all of Paris’ must-sees: the Notre Dame, Ile de la Cité, the Latin Quarter, Place de la Concorde, La Concergerie, Avenue des Champs-Elysées, the Arc de Triomphe, Sainte Chapelle, Place Vendôm and Port de La Bourdonnais.
Take a guided tour of La Defense, the great business district in the outskirts of Paris. Hear about the history of this area and what goes on here now. What’s more, you’ll get rooftop access to the Grande Arche, one of Paris’ most modern and imposing landmarks.
Visit the Stade France and get an insider’s view of the most important sports and cultural venues in France. The tour will include the locker rooms, the tunnel leading to the pitch and the arena itself!
Explore Montmartre and admire its magnificent Sacré-Cœur Basilique. Be prepared to be inspired – this will unleash your inner artiste!
Day 5: Business & Fitness
This is going to be a full day of bustling business. First off, travel to the North of Paris and go on a guided tour of the Citroën Museum, with more than 300 vehicles on display, including presidential cars.
Now it’s your time to explore the Louis Vuitton Foundation, a maze-like architectural wonder.
You think you know football/soccer? Not so fast – this evening you’re playing Bubble Soccer, playing football whilst wearing transparent bumper balls filled up with air!
Day 6: Finance
Start your day off at Citéco, an interactive museum devised by the Banque de France, dedicated to spreading information about economic, monetary and financial mechanisms.
Take a leisurely stroll in the splendid Jardin du Luxembourg, the biggest and best park in Paris (in our humble opinion). Feel French as you get competitive in a game of pétanque.
Have a final dinner in the Montparnasse area. Then, go up the Montparnasse tower for panoramic sunset views of Paris. Reminisce and grab your last opportunity to get some truly Instagram-worthy snaps.
Day 7: Home Time
It might be home time, but it’s definitely not over. Paris’ business world will follow you back to the classroom…and beyond.