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Your Adventure, Day by Day

Day 1 Depart from United States
  • Enjoy your overnight flight to France
Day 2 Welcome to France!
  • Arrive in Paris Begin exploring France's answer to the "city that never sleeps."
Day 3 Paris-Versailles
  • Explore Paris with a Local Guide A local guide brings you to the Arc de Triomphe, the majestic Eiffel Tower, the sweeping Champs-Élysées, and Les Invalides. Visit inside Notre Dame Cathedral, famous for its flying buttresses.
  • Add On: Palace of Versailles Opt to travel to Louis XIV's Palace of Versailles. Tour the Hall of Mirrors, the royal apartments and the gardens.
  • LEAP Seize the Château!
Day 4 Louvre
  • LEAP Cover the Canvas
  • Tour the Louvre Museum With your new artistic knowledge, explore the enormous Louvre, one of largest museums in the world.
  • Add On: Eiffel Tower Dinner What a memorable meal! Enjoy an authentic Parisian dinner at the top of the Eiffel Tower. Dine on delicious cuisine and take in the views of this amazing city.
Day 5 Giverny
  • Explore Giverny View Claude Monet's home at Giverny (before April 1, a trip to Auvers-sur-Oise will be substituted). Visit Rouen and see its famous Cathedral, an inspiration for many Monet paintings.
  • Continue to Normandy
Day 6 Normandy
  • Explore Normandy Travel to Normandy's beaches, the battleground of WWII's D-Day and experience Soldiers' Stories. Tour the American Military Cemetery and Landing Museum in Arromanches.
  • Continue to the St. Malo area
  • LEAP Medieval Merriment! Description
Day 7 Mont St. Michel
  • Travel to Mont St. Michel Discover this monastery, located on its own island.
  • Continue to the Loire Valley
Day 8 Loire Château
  • Château Tours Explore the Château of Amboise. In the afternoon, visit the Château of Azay-Le-Rideau.
  • LEAP Bon Appétit
Day 9 Guedelon
  • Tour Guedelon Castle with Local Guide Take a guided visit to Guedelon including stone sculpture.
  • Continue on to Paris
Day 10 Depart for Home
Three Free College Credits Included with this Program

Students traveling on a WorldStrides Perspectives program have the opportunity to earn three free college credits through our Discovery for Credit program.  Students who receive college credit gain a competitive advantage on college applications, are distinguished as savvy travelers and online learners, and get a jump start on their path to successful completion of higher education.  Students completing applicable coursework receive an official transcript, issued by our university partner, the University of California – San Diego.  Click here for more details.

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