France Class Trip - 9 day Périgord, Loire Valley & Paris

  • 9 days
  • Middle School, High School

Looking to cover the very best of France with your students? This itinerary packs the natural splendor of the Périgord valley, the ancient history of the Loire Valley, and the dynamic spirit of Paris, the City of Lights. You're really going to cover a lot of ground!

Here's What's On Deck:

Meet at the airport to check in for your flight to Toulouse.

Arrive at Toulouse International Airport, meet your tour leader and hop on a locally chartered motorcoach to the Périgord region.

Get up close and personal with the Barbary macaque tribe at the "Monkey forest" located on a reserve that offers a stunning panoramic view of Racamadour.

Spend the afternoon visiting the city of Rocamadour; grab lunch along the way (individual expense).

Check in to the hotel to relax and unwind before tucking in to dinner at a classic local restaurant.

Return to the hotel for a well-deserved night's rest.

Breakfast and orientation session with your tour leader at the hotel.

Make your way to The Eyzies! Stop at the prehistoric caves of Rouffignac along the way to find out why it’s also known as “the cave of the hundred mammoths”.

Time for lunch and to explore at The Eyzies (individual expense).

Explore the natural fortress of Roque Saint-Christophe, birthplace of several civilizations dating back to prehistoric times, the Middle Ages and the Renaissance.

Time for a feeding and tasting workshop at La ferme de la Porte, a traditional poultry farm for geese and ducks.

Spend the rest of the day exploring Vitrac, Dordogne (individual expense).

Dinner at a classic local restaurant before returning to the hotel for a well-deserved night's rest.

Breakfast and orientation session with your tour leader at the hotel, followed by check-out.

Discover La Roque-Gageac, a lovely medieval village

Set sail on a cruise of the Dordogne aboard a traditional boat known as a Gabare.

Explore the monumental heritage & medieval charms of the town of Sarlat. Don’t forget to grab lunch along the way (individual expense).

Visit of the Château de Castelnaud located in the Dordogne valley, where you’ll discover the art of warfare in the Middle Ages.

Dinner at a classic local restaurant before returning to the hotel for a well-deserved night's rest.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Breakfast and orientation session with your tour leader at the hotel, followed by check-out.

Pass through the town of Limoges, famous for its porcelain and stained glass.

Visit of the city of Oradour-sur-Glane, a town known for its role in the Second World War.

Next stop: Loire Valley! Stop along the way for lunch (individual expense).

Check in to the hotel to relax and unwind before heading out to dinner at a classic local restaurant.

Free time to explore Plumereau Square with its boutiques, cafés and restaurants (individual expense).

Return to the hotel for a well-deserved night's rest.

Breakfast and orientation at the hotel with your tour leader.

Visit the lovely town of Amboise, located on the banks of La Loire, and visit Leonardo de Vinci’s home, the Clos Lucé. You’ll see his workshop, featuring several life-size reproductions of Leonardo da Vinci’s famous inventions.

Time for lunch and to explore Amboise (individual expense).

Visit the Château de Chenonceau, an elegant castle from the Renaissance era. The interior is luxuriously decorated with antique furniture, rich tapestries and lovely paintings.

Discover the caves of Monmousseau located near Chenonceau, and learn all about the process of traditional wine making.

Enjoy dinner with the group at a local restaurant before returning to the hotel for a well-deserved night’s rest.

 

 

 

Breakfast at the hotel before heading out for a guided tour of Chambord, the most fascinating castle of the Loire valley.

All aboard, next stop : Paris! Grab lunch along the way (individual expense).

Guided tour of Paris to discover the l’Arc de Triomph, the Champs Elysées, the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, Notre-Dame Cathedral, and more…

Check-in at your hotel before grabbing dinner at a local restaurant.

Time to explore Montmartre, a charming Parisian neighbourhood with a lot of personality. Stop at the Sacré-Coeur Basilica and explore Place Pigalle and Moulin-Rouge.

Return to the hotel for a well-deserved night’s rest.

Breakfast at the hotel before heading out for free time on l’île St-Louis and l’île de la Cité.

Visit the magnificent Notre Dame Cathedral, whose construction took more than 170 years.

Wander through Square du Vert-Gallant on your way to the Latin district.

Time for lunch and to explore in the Latin district (at individual expense).

Guided tour of the Musée d'Orsay where you’ll admire the works of Monet, Manet, Deguas, Renoir, Van Gogh, and more!

Climb the famous Eiffel tower, where you’ll admire the greatest view of Paris and its surroundings.

Dinner at a local restaurant before strolling along the Champs Élysées, from the Arc de Triomphe to trendy Avenue Montaigne.

Return to the hotel for a well-deserved night’s rest.

Breakfast with your tour leader, followed by check out.

Hugs and handshakes as you bid farewell to your tour leader and register for your flight home.

Travelling with Jumpstreet

By travelling with us you will have access to:

  • Our emergency line 24 hours a day, 7 days a week'
  • Our amazing Tour Leader team! We recruit, hire and train our own TLs and conduct detailed background checks as part of the hiring process
  • Your payments are placed in a Bonded Trust account'
  • Jumpstreet Tours maintains $25 million in general liability insurance

You help contribute to a greener planet!

A Jumpstreet tour:

  • Is always carbon neutral
  • All our Tour Leaders receive training on sustainable tourism and will give your group tips on how to be more eco-friendly