Study Abroad in Paris, France

Study Abroad in Paris (Catholic University of Paris, ILCF): Cultural Excursions

London, England (2 nights)

Included only for students on the optional AIFS Flight Package for Session 2

Get to know your fellow students before traveling to campus and take a sightseeing tour with a professional guide who will point out some of London’s famous landmarks including Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, the Houses of Parliament and the Tower of London. You will also have free time to visit museums, see a play or stroll in London’s beautiful parks.

Includes accommodations, breakfast and sightseeing as indicated. Lunch and dinner are not included.

Optional Excursion to Normandy and Brittany (2 days - $395)

In addition to its rich history, Normandy also offers landscapes of scenic beauty with its wild, granite cliffs in the west, the long sandy beaches along the Channel coast, and wooded valleys and lush green meadows in the south and center.

Depart by private bus to the Peace Memorial in Caen then visit several D-Day sites before driving to St. Malo in Brittany.

The next morning enjoy free time to explore the beautiful town of St. Malo before visiting Mont Saint-Michel and its former Benedictine abbey.

Fee includes transportation, accommodations, breakfast, and entrances as indicated.

Optional Excursion to Châteaux of the Loire Valley (2 days – $395)

Bordered by vineyards, the Loire Valley cuts through the soft contours of the land of castles deep in the heart of France. It was here that the French Renaissance was born, and the sumptuous châteaux are remnants of perhaps the most extravagant period in French history.

Depart by private bus to the city of Blois and the Châteaux of Chambord then on to a wine cellar in Vouvray.

The next day, visit the Châteaux of Azay-le-Rideau and Chenonceau before returning to Paris.

Fee includes transportation, accommodations, breakfast, and entrances as indicated.

Students must enroll and pay for the optional excursions in the U.S. by the final payment deadline. Students who apply after the deadline may enroll subject to availability. If a minimum enrollment of 15 is not achieved, the tour may be cancelled. Once paid for in the U.S. optional excursions are non-refundable except in the event of cancellation.

Dates and itineraries of all excursions are tentative and subject to change.