Walking Paris: Drift and Labyrinths

 

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Length

10 days

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Dates

March 4 –  13, 2022

Program includes

    • Roundtrip Airfare
       8 Nights of Accommodation
    • All Ground Transportation 
    • Daily Continental Breakfast 
    • Welcome and Farewell Dinners
    • Travelers Insurance
    • Art, Historical & Cultural Introductions
    • Full Time Guidance & Assistance
    • Domestic Airport Transfers

    *Program price stands as estimate until ticketing is finalized.

Itinerary

Day 1 – Departure – March 4

  • Depart Home for Paris, France

Day 2 – Paris – March 5

  • Arrive in Paris, France
  • Airport Transfer, Check-in, Relax & Refresh
  • Sainte Chapelle & Notre-Dame – the Sainte-Chapelle chapel is a jewel of Gothic art. Built in the 12th century, the upper chapel of the monument is covered in 600 m² of stained-glass windows, of which two thirds are authentic.
  • Drift: Ile St. Louis
  • Welcome Dinner (included) The group will be taken for an authentic dinner with a wide variety of menu options to cater all diets.  
  • Communal Reflection and Contextualization

Day 3 – Paris – March 6

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Day Trip to Versailles
  • Drift: Gardens of Versailles
  • Palace of Versailles – The Palace of Versailles is a magnificent example of French Baroque architecture and the most famous royal chateau in France.
  • Return to Paris
  • Shared Dinner (not included)
  • Communal Reflection and Contextualization

Day 4 – Paris – March 7

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Free Time & Cultural Immersion
  • Lunch Break
  • Drift: Les Passages – The covered passages were an early form of pedestrianized shopping arcade, with glass ceilings,  built during the first half of the 19th century. There are more than 20 covered passages in the area between Etienne Marcel, Pyramides, Le Peletier and Chateau d’Eau. 
    Shared Dinner (not included)
  • Communal Reflection and Contextualization

Day 5 – Paris – March 8

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Musée d’Orsay – Housed in the train station building, constructed by Victor Laloux for the 1900 World Fair, the Orsay is a national museum devoted to all the arts between 1848-1914. The various artistic movements represented include Academism, Realism, Impressionism, Symbolism, Art nouveau.
  • Lunch Break
  • Drift: Left bank – Latin Quarter, Panthéon, Luxembourg Gardens
  • Les Catacombes – Underground ossuaries from the late 18th century with the remains of 6 million people. 
    Shared Dinner (not included)
    Communal Reflection and Contextualization

Day 6 – Paris – March 9

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Arc de Triomphe & Champs-Élysées
  • Lunch Break
  • Sacré-Coeur
  • Drift: Montmartre – Known for the picturesque alleys and the stunning view over the city, Montmartre hosted the houses and studios of many artists such as Monet, Renoir, Degas, van Gogh, Toulouse-Lautrec, Mondrian, Modigliani, Picasso and Tzara, the founder of the Dada movement.
    Shared Dinner (not included)
    Communal Reflection and Contextualization

Day 7 – Paris – March 10

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Musée du Louvre – Once the Palace of the Kings of France, it is now the world’s largest art museum, with works from the Middle Ages to 1848.
  • Lunch Time
  • Free Time and Cultural Immersion
  • Evening Visit of Eiffel Tower & Trocadero – An object of discord, desire and fascination, the Eiffel Tower never fails to impress. Enriched by a history full of new developments, the iconic Parisian landmark has loomed over the city since 1889. 
    Shared Dinner (not included)
    Communal Reflection and Contextualization

Day 8 – Paris – March 11

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Transfer to Chartres (approx. 1 hour)
  • Explore the Town of Chartres
  • Lunch Time
  • Chartres Cathedral and Labyrinth – The labyrinth set into the floor stones in the nave of Chartres Cathedral may be the world’s most recognized and famous path, yet it is surrounded in mystery.
  • Return to Paris
  • Shared Dinner (not included)
  • Communal Reflection and Contextualization

Day 9 – Paris – March 12

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Flea Market of St. Ouen – One of the largest and most iconic flea markets in Europe, it develops in different sections, each one with a different style. It hosts some of the cafés where the typical French Gipsy Jazz (manouche) was born.
  • Lunch Time
  • Free Time and Cultural Immersion
    Farewell Dinner (included)
    Communal Reflection and Contextualization

Day 10 – Paris – March 13

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Airport Transfer
  • Depart Paris, France for Home

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