17424
France
Intergenerational in the City of Light: À la Découverte de Paris (Age 14-17)
Discover what’s hidden beneath the Eiffel Tower, search for hidden artwork in Montmartre and learn to speak French in this iconic city that’s perfect for exploring with your grandchild.
Program No. 17424RJ
Length
9 days
Starts at
2,799
Flights start at
1,100
Getting There
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At a Glance

Bienvenue! The avenues of Paris are open to you and a grandchild as you discover the art, culture and cuisine for which the city is famous. Converse with Parisians in their own language, admire the greatest artworks ever created, see Paris from above at the Eiffel Tower and hear the story of Quasimodo at Notre Dame Cathedral. All this and more packs an unforgettable week of adventure in Europe’s most exciting city.
Activity Level
Moderately Challenging
Walking up to two miles daily over varied terrain. Extensive use of Paris Metro.
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • With an experienced teacher, learn the basics of the French language, then practice over dinner with a Parisian family.
  • Explore the Eiffel Tower’s original machine room, underground bunker and first-floor control room.
  • After visiting the Musée d’Orsay, have a portrait of you and your grandchild painted by an artist in Montmartre.

General Notes

Program is for grandchildren ages 14-17. Triple rooms are not available. This program is also offered for grandchildren ages 10–13 (#21308).
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Fred Vignot
Fred Vignot has been teaching junior high and high school for 20 years. A Paris resident with his wife and two sons, Fred is always trying to boost his creative energy and keep up with the school kids. Among other things, he plays keyboard and guitar and is a singer in a “funky” band. With Fred’s knowledge and boundless enthusiasm, a week in Paris with this charismatic teacher and entertainer is sure to be an unforgettable adventure!
Fred Vignot
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