Art tour to Paris by coach: 3 days, 2 nights

Your art tour to Paris will enable your students to see the wonderful art of the city along with taking in the beautiful aesthetics and architecture that Paris has to offer. This tour is short but is sure to enrich, inspire and extend your students’ understanding. Increased duration is possible and there are a variety of alternative excursions – please see ‘Excursion Ideas’ tab.

Suggested itinerary

Day one
Depart from school by coach
Connect with channel crossing
Arrive at accommodation

Day two
Boat Cruise
Louvre Museum
Pompidou Centre
Notre Dame Cathedral or Sacré-Cœur

Day three
Depart accommodation
Monet’s Gardens, Giverny
Return back to the UK on coach

Tour gallery

Excursion Locator Map

Excursion Ideas

  • Tour Montparnasse

    Subject range: Cultural

    What you’ll experience:This is Paris’ only skyscraper and the tallest building in France at 210 metres. You can visit the panoramic floor for fabulous views over the city. The tower is open until late, so it’s also possible to take in the beautifully lit night time beauty of Paris.

    Select says:This is by far the best place to view of the Eiffel Tower.

  • Louvre Museum

    Subject range: Cultural, Art

    What you’ll experience: The Louvre is the world’s largest museum and home to one of the most impressive art collections in history.  It contains over 380,000 objects and displays roughly 35,000 works of art!

  • Pompidou Centre

    Subject range: Culture, Art

    What you’ll experience: The Centre Pompidou in Paris is big on all forms of modern art. There’s sculpture, photography and new media. It’s a place where the past, present, and future of art mingle together, giving you a 360-degree view of the creative world. So, when you visit the Centre Pompidou, you’re not just visiting a museum.

  • Notre Dame Cathedral

    Subject range: Cultural, Art

    What you’ll experience: The iconic Notre Dame Cathedral is situated in the heart of Paris and serves as a shining example of architectural genius and the artistic spirit of its era.

  • Sacré-Cœur

    Subject range: Cultural, Art

    What you’ll experience: The Sacré-Coeur, consecrated in 1919, is one of the mosticonic monuments in Paris. At the top of the Butte Montmarte, it has one of the most beautiful panoramic views of the capital, from 130 metres above ground. In a Roman-Byzantine style, the Sacré Coeur is recognizable by its white colour.

  • Monet’s Gardens

    Subject range: Cultural, Art

    What you’ll experience: The famous water lily ponds and colourful gardens created by the Master of Impressionism, Claude Monet, at his home in Giverny, close to Paris and Rouen, gave him his greatest artistic inspiration and have made this tiny river Seine-side village famous all over the world.


European Campus Sainte Therese

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Location: Paris suburbs

Capacity: 130

Situated at Ozoir-la-Ferrière just 25km SE of Paris and 15 minutes' drive from Disneyland Paris. Set in 84 acres of grounds, this quality, purpose built accommodation is ideal for schools and offers excellent facilities alongside good access to Paris.

Rooms: Sleep 2-4, all with en-suite facilities.

Facilities: 24-hour reception, 2 dining rooms, meeting rooms, computer room with 32 computers, free Wi-Fi, extensive grounds including 3 hectares of forest, sports facilities including basketball, football, table tennis, fitness room and more!z

Première Classe - Bussy St George

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Location: Paris suburbs

Capacity: 354

Located at Bussy St George, just 25 km from Paris and a short 10 minute walk to the nearest RER station.

Rooms: All rooms have en-suite facilities.

Facilities: Breakfast room, meeting room, free Wi-Fi, enclosed garden.

FUAJ Yves Robert

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Location: Paris centre


The FUAJ Yves Robert is a modern youth accommodation located in an eco-district close to Butte Montmartre and the Gare du Nord.

Rooms: Sleep 1-6.

Facilities: Wi-Fi, bar, library, relaxation area, TV room.

Résidence Internationale de Paris

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Location: Paris centre

Capacity: 102

A modern and simple youth accommodation situated in the 20th arrondissement of Paris near to the Paris Péripherique to the east of the city centre. Staff at the Résidence are experienced in accommodating youth groups and your group is sure to have an enjoyable stay.

Rooms: Spacious rooms sleeping 3-6, all en-suite.

Facilities: 24 hour reception, free Wi-Fi, packed lunches and hot meals available (on reservation).