Choir Tour to Paris
Choir Tour to Paris
With such a variety of different venues Paris provides a diverse range of options for a choir tour, no matter what style of music you wish to perform. During the warmer summer months the characterful music kiosks in the city’s public parks are ideal for open air performances where the repertoire can be as broad as you wish. There are also historic churches suitable for a sacred repertoire. And at Disneyland the in-house performing arts programme provides a wonderful opportunity to combine a visit to the theme park with an exciting public concert.
The itinerary featured here is intended to give you inspiration and an idea of what you could do on your tour. Your trip will be created individually by one of our travel advisors to match your requirements and budget.
Travel to Paris By Coach
Travel to Paris: Today you depart from your school for the coach journey to Paris. Departure time from the school will be scheduled early in the morning with a Eurotunnel crossing to France. Once in France you drive through northern France with a stop at Thiepval Memorial which honours those British and Commonwealth soldiers who died at the Battle of the Somme and who have no known grave. After lunch continue to your accommodation and check-in. Dinner this evening is at your accommodation.
River Seine Cruise, Montmartre and First Performance
River Seine Cruise: This morning you begin your day with a Bateaux-Parisien river cruise along the Seine. The tour commences on the quay right by the Eiffel Tower and takes you along the river as far as Notre Dame Cathedral before returning to the Eiffel Tower.
First Performance: After time for lunch you cross the river to the Champs de Mars where you have your First Performance at the open air music kiosk.
Montmartre: In the afternoon you visit the bohemian quarter where many Parisian artists are based. You can stroll along the narrow streets and see artists both at work, and those selling their paintings. Montmartre is famous for the Cathedral of Sacré Coeur which you can visit, and where you can also enjoy the panoramic view across Paris. You return by coach back to your accommodation for dinner.
Latin Quarter, Arc du Triomphe and Second Performance
Latin Quarter: This morning you have time to explore the Latin Quarter and Cite where you can see Notre Dame and the renovation work that is ongoing. You see the Louvre and the Place de la Concorde and walk through the Tuileries gardens.
Arc du Triomphe: You walk the Champs Elysees with its fashionable shops and cafes. You also visit and climb to the top of the Arc de Triomphe for a spectacular view across the city, including to the Eiffel Tower.
Second Performance: In the afternoon you have your second performance at the Pavilion in the Jardins de Luxembourg which occupy a prime location and where there are always good audiences. In the evening you return to your accommodation for dinner.
Disneyland Paris: This morning you travel to Disneyland Paris where you can enjoy the various rides and attractions. Disney have a performing programme and subject to obtaining approval and permission you will have your third performance here. You have the full day at Disney and in the late afternoon transfer back to your accommodation for dinner.
Versailles, Chocolate Producer, Travel Home
Versailles: This morning you visit the Palace of Versailles , one of the largest and most opulent palaces in the world and a fine example of 18th century French architecture and art. The palace you see today is largely the product of Louis XIV—the Sun King—who moved the Royal Court here in the seventeenth century and where it remained until the French Revolution of 1789.
Chocolate Producer: This afternoon includes a visit to Chocolaterie de Beussent, one of the leading chocolate manufacturers in the north of France. You do a factory tour here where you can see the whole process after which there is of course an opportunity for tasting.
Your then return across the Channel by Eurotunnel and return to the school.
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