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Aventure en Famille à Paris: The City of Light With Your Family

Program No. 20814RJ
Bienvenue! Experience the best of Paris with your family as you weave your way through awesome neighborhoods, discover iconic landmarks and even learn to speak a little French.

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At a Glance

Spark your love of adventure in the City of Lights with your family! Get swept up in the magic of the glittering Eiffel Tower and explore one of the most iconic cities in the world together. Be the first group to find the Mona Lisa on a fun scavenger hunt through the Louvre and hear the story behind the hunchback of Notre Dame at the cathedral where it all took place. Learn to “parle un peu français” (speak a little French) practice your culinary skills while creating your own chocolate at the chocolate museum. Alongside your family, experience the magic Paris before waving “au revoir” to France at the tip top of the Arc de Triomphe.
Activity Level
Let's Go!
Walking up to 3 miles daily over varied terrain; some stairs. Extensive use of Paris Metro.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 13 to 24 participants.

What You'll Learn

  • Learn the basics of French before putting your skills to the test by ordering your dinner in French!
  • Soar to the highest point in Paris, La Tour Montparnasse, to see incredible views of the entire city, including the Arc de Triomphe and the Eiffel Tower.
  • Strike a pose as you and your family get your portrait painted by an awesome French artist in Montmartre.

General Notes

This is a Family program for participants, their adult children and grandchildren ages 9 and up. Current Events in Paris: Due to the fire at Notre Dame, the cathedral is closed to visitors. Road Scholar programs that visit île de la Cité will be able to see the outside of the cathedral, but we will not be able to go inside.
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Emmanuel Sarnin
Emmanuel Sarnin was born in the historical district of Le Marais, Paris and graduated with a degree in art and communication. He has lived in the U.S., the UK and Spain where he curated art exhibits. He returned to Paris in 2000 and since then has been working as a group leader and professional photographer, combining his passions for art, architecture, travel and meeting new people. He loves sharing anecdotes, discussing unique life experiences with visitors from diverse backgrounds and giving travel photography advice.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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Emmanuel Sarnin was born in the historical district of Le Marais, Paris and graduated with a degree in art and communication. He has lived in the U.S., the UK and Spain where he curated art exhibits. He returned to Paris in 2000 and since then has been working as a group leader and professional photographer, combining his passions for art, architecture, travel and meeting new people. He loves sharing anecdotes, discussing unique life experiences with visitors from diverse backgrounds and giving travel photography advice.
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Caroline Buizza was born and raised in Lyon, the capital of French gastronomy. After completing her master’s degree, she became a teacher in Europe. Through her teaching experiences, she decided that her purpose was travel education. Therefore, she went back to school to become a certified group leader. She loves French history, art and culture and she takes pride in sharing her country's wonderful heritage with adventurous groups.
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Meals
17 Meals
7 Breakfasts
4 Lunches
6 Dinners
The following choices may be available when requested in advance: Vegetarian, Gluten Free, Low Salt, Low Fat
Lodging
Lodgings may differ by date. Select a date to see the lodgings specific to that date.
Display
Jun 22, 2024 - Jun 30, 2024
  • Jun 22, 2024 - Jun 30, 2024
  • Jun 07, 2025 - Jun 15, 2025
  • Jun 21, 2025 - Jun 29, 2025
  • Jul 05, 2025 - Jul 13, 2025
  • Jul 19, 2025 - Jul 27, 2025
7 nights
Paris
The Best Western Premier Opera Faubourg is located in the heart of the 9th arrondissement of Paris, close to the Opera Garnier and Montmartre. With 101 rooms, this boutique hotel has both a contemporary style and inspiration from the 50s, 60s, and 70s.
7 nights
Paris
The Best Western Premier Opera Faubourg is located in the heart of the 9th arrondissement of Paris, close to the Opera Garnier and Montmartre. With 101 rooms, this boutique hotel has both a contemporary style and inspiration from the 50s, 60s, and 70s.
7 nights
Paris
The Best Western Premier Opera Faubourg is located in the heart of the 9th arrondissement of Paris, close to the Opera Garnier and Montmartre. With 101 rooms, this boutique hotel has both a contemporary style and inspiration from the 50s, 60s, and 70s.
7 nights
Paris
The Best Western Premier Opera Faubourg is located in the heart of the 9th arrondissement of Paris, close to the Opera Garnier and Montmartre. With 101 rooms, this boutique hotel has both a contemporary style and inspiration from the 50s, 60s, and 70s.
7 nights
Paris
The Best Western Premier Opera Faubourg is located in the heart of the 9th arrondissement of Paris, close to the Opera Garnier and Montmartre. With 101 rooms, this boutique hotel has both a contemporary style and inspiration from the 50s, 60s, and 70s.





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