Enjoy a weekend tour of Paris and Versailles by coach from Brighton. Experience the French capital, see the lights, and discover Versailles, home to the magnificent palace built by Louis XIV. Tour includes transport and one night’s accommodation in Paris but excludes food, drink, and entrance fees.
What You'll Get
Day 1: Brighton and Paris
Pass By: Eiffel Tower, 5 Avenue Anatole France, 75007 Paris France
Located on the Champ de Mars in Paris, France, the Eiffel Tower is one of the most well known structures in the world. It is named after Gustave Eiffel, whose company was in charge of the project.
The Eiffel Tower is 320 metres (1050 feet) in height. The Eiffel Tower is made of iron and weighs around 10000 tonnes. Eiffel Tower has had over 250 million visitors since its opening. Visitors can climb up stairs to the first two levels or take a lift which also has access to the third and highest level.
Stop At: Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Paris, 6 Parvis Notre-Dame Place Jean-Paul II, 75004 Paris France
As one of the most well-known church buildings in the world, Notre Dame de Paris was the home of many of France’s historical events such as the coronation of Napoleon and Josephine and the canonization of Joan of Arc. It is the finest example of French Gothic architecture and houses some of Catholicism’s most important relics such as Crown of Thorns and one of the Holy Nails.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Pass By: Louvre Museum, 99 rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris France
The Louvre Museum or The Louvre is one of the largest museums in the world as well as a historical monument. This central Paris landmark has some 35,000 objects over 60,600 square meters. It is so large, in fact, that seeing every object
only a few seconds would take you 3 months. Of course, the main exhibits are daVinci’s Mona Lisa, Venus de Milo, as well as works from Italian masters such as Raphael and Michelangelo among others. This is a must see for any aspiring artist and students across all key stages.
Pass By: Seine River, 75001 Paris France
The Seinne River is the main waterway in Paris and flows through it into the English Channel. It offers an ideal opportunity to see the many sights of Paris. Pass under many of the 37 bridges within Paris and the see what inspired many French artists with the city’s beauty.
Pass By: Champs-Elysees, Avenue des Champs Elysees, 75008 Paris France
Arguably one of the world’s most famous streets, the Avenue des Champs Élysées was originally fields and market gardens until 1616 when it was transformed into an avenue of trees under the wishes of the French Queen Marie de’ Medici. Today, its streets are lined with luxurious shops and plenty of cafes and bistros.
Pass By: Place de la Concorde, 75008 Paris France
Place de la Concorde is one of the major public squares in Paris and historically significant in the city. It is here that the guillotine stood during the French Revolution and many historical French figures met their fate including Queen Marie Antoinette, King Louis XVI and others.
No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: 1 nights accommodation with breakfast included
Day 2: Versailles and Brighton
Stop At: Palace of Versailles, Place d'Armes, 78000, Versailles France
The Palace of the Sun King, Louis XIV, which was in built in its current state in the 17th century offers exceptional opportunities for your students to view the magnificent architecture and stunning interior design. Furthermore, the palace offers truly amazing 250-acre gardens which will leave you and your class speechless. The Palace itself houses within its rooms impressive paintings and murals which will astonish all who visit.
Duration: 3 hours
No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
- Rooms based on multiple occupancy (2-3 people of same gender sharing a room)
- Tour subject to minimum numbers required for the tour and may be cancelled or rescheduled
- Please note that the majority of passengers are students aged 18+, but all ages and non-students are welcome
- Accommodation included: 1 night
- 1 night accommodation
- Air-conditioned vehicle
- Food and drinks
- Entry/Admission - Palace of Versailles
Brighton, Brighton, East Sussex, England
Returns to original departure point
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