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The best 6 ideas for school trips in Paris

Monika Ebner, Head of Operations & Client Service im Portrait
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Monika Ebner
Hotel expert at tripmakery.com

Organising a school trip to Paris can be a challenge as the variety of options can be overwhelming. We have put together the best ideas for an unforgettable school trip in this fascinating city, this selection offers something for everyone. Below we present 6 excursion destinations for school trips in Paris.

Note: The selection was made according to our experts' own criteria and experience and does NOT contain paid advertising!


  • 1. Louvre Museum

    The Louvre Museum, one of the most impressive art collections in the world, is an absolute must-visit for students. Here, they can admire masterpieces like the Mona Lisa and delve deep into history and art. The collection spans millennia, offering an unparalleled educational experience. Students will be enthralled by the grandeur of this place.

    CategoryArt and Culture
    Opening timesOpen daily except Tuesdays. Exact opening hours vary. Please check the website for current information.
    AddressRue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris, France
    Arrival byThe Louvre Museum is easily accessible by public transportation. The nearest metro station is Palais Royal - Musée du Louvre.
    Websitehttps://www.louvre.fr/en
    Suggested accommodations
    Hotel Regence Paris ($50.00 - $75.00 / night)
    Hôtel Bourgogne & Montana ($75.00 - $100.00 / night)

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  • 2. The Eiffel Tower

    The Eiffel Tower is one of the most iconic landmarks in the world and a symbol of Paris. Students can climb the tower and enjoy breathtaking views of the city. The history and architecture of the Eiffel Tower will fascinate and inspire them. It's a great opportunity to experience French culture.

    CategorySightseeing
    Opening timesOpen daily, opening hours vary depending on the season.
    AddressChamp de Mars, 5 Avenue Anatole France, 75007 Paris, France
    Arrival byEasily accessible by subway (Line 6) or bus (Line 82).
    Websitehttps://www.toureiffel.paris/en
    Suggested accommodations
    Novotel Paris les Halles ($75.00 - $100.00 / night)
    Hotel Gaston (~ $635.83 / night)
    Ibis Paris Porte d'Italie ($25.00 - $50.00 / night)

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  • 3. Paris Zoo (Parc Zoologique de Paris)

    The Paris Zoo is an exciting destination for a school trip in Paris. Here, students have the opportunity to see animals from all over the world and learn more about the animal kingdom. The zoo is actively involved in conservation efforts and provides educational opportunities for young people. A visit here is not only entertaining but also educational and inspiring.

    CategoryZoo
    Opening timesOpen daily from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM (extended to 7:30 PM in the summer)
    AddressAvenue Daumesnil, 75012 Paris, France
    Arrival byThe Paris Zoo is easily accessible by public transportation, including subway Line 8.
    Websitehttps://www.parczoologiquedeparis.fr/en
    Suggested accommodations
    Château Frontenac ($150.00 - $250.00 / night)
    Hotel Le Patio Bastille ($75.00 - $100.00 / night)
    ibis Paris Nation Davout ($25.00 - $50.00 / night)

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  • 4. Père Lachaise Cemetery

    Père Lachaise Cemetery is more than just a cemetery - it is a unique place full of history and culture. Here, students can visit the graves of famous individuals such as Jim Morrison, Frédéric Chopin, and Oscar Wilde. This place exudes a special atmosphere and offers the opportunity to delve into history, literature, and music. A visit here can be inspiring and educational while also teaching respect for the deceased.

    CategoryCulture
    Opening timesOpen daily from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
    Address16 Rue du Repos, 75020 Paris, France
    Arrival byPère Lachaise Cemetery is easily accessible by public transportation, including subway and buses.
    Suggested accommodations
    Campanile Paris 19 - La Villette ($25.00 - $50.00 / night)
    Hotel Terminus Orléans ($50.00 - $75.00 / night)

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  • 5. Musée d'Orsay

    The Musée d'Orsay is a treasure trove of art and a perfect destination for a school trip in Paris. Here, students can admire an impressive collection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist masterpieces, including works by Monet, Van Gogh, and Degas. The museum itself is a work of art, as it is housed in a former railway station. A visit here allows students to be inspired by the beauty of art and understand the cultural significance of these works.

    CategoryMuseum
    Opening timesOpen daily except Mondays from 9:30 AM to 6:00 PM, Thursdays until 9:45 PM
    Address1 Rue de la Légion d'Honneur, 75007 Paris, France
    Arrival byThe Musée d'Orsay is easily accessible by public transportation, including subway and buses.
    Websitehttps://www.musee-orsay.fr/en
    Suggested accommodations
    Hôtel Adèle & Jules ($75.00 - $100.00 / night)

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  • 6. Palace of Versailles (Château de Versailles)

    The Palace of Versailles is a historical gem and a fascinating destination for a school trip in Paris. Here, students can explore the magnificent royal chambers, the Hall of Mirrors, and the beautiful gardens. The palace embodies the grandeur and luxury of the French kingdom and provides insights into the history and culture of France. A visit here is a journey into the past and an opportunity to admire the beauty of Renaissance architecture.

    CategoryCulture
    Opening timesOpen daily except Mondays from 9:00 AM to 6:30 PM (gardens from 8:00 AM to 8:30 PM)
    AddressPlace d'Armes, 78000 Versailles, France
    Arrival byThe Palace of Versailles is easily accessible by public transportation, including train and RER C.
    Websitehttps://www.chateauversailles.fr/en
    Suggested accommodations
    Le Grand Quartier ($50.00 - $75.00 / night)

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