Country: France

School trips to Lille

School trips to Lille School trips to Lille

Lille is a city in northern France, in French Flanders. On the Deûle River, near France’s border with Belgium, it is the capital of the Hauts-de-France region and the prefecture of the Nord department. Recent decades have seen the country’s fourth-largest city (by greater urban area) transform from an industrial centre into a glittering cultural and commercial hub.

NIMES TOUR

NIMES TOUR

Nîmes is a city in the Occitanie region of southern France. It is the capital of the Gard department. Nîmes is located between the Mediterranean Sea and the Cévennes mountains. The estimated population of Nîmes is 146,709 . Nîmes is heralded as the ‘Rome of France’, and it’s easy to see why. Two millennia ago…

School trips to Versailles

School trips to Versailles language tripstio Versailles

Louis XIV transformed his father’s hunting lodge into the monumental Château de Versailles in the mid-17th century, and it remains France’s most famous and grand palace. Situated in the leafy, bourgeois suburb of Versailles, 22km southwest of central Paris, the baroque château was the kingdom’s political capital and the seat of the royal court from 1682 up until the fateful events of 1789 when revolutionaries massacred the palace guard.

School trips to Paris

School trips to Paris school trips to Paris

Paris is the capital city of France, with an area of 105 square kilometres and an official estimated population of 2,140,526 residents as of 1 January 2019. Since the 17th century, Paris has been one of Europe’s major centres of finance, diplomacy, commerce, fashion, science, as well as the arts.

School trips to Nice

School trips to Nice language trips to Nice

Some visitors only come to Vence to see Matisse’s otherworldly Chapelle du Rosaire at the edge of town. It’s well worth lingering a while to explore the city’s charming and well-preserved medieval centre, much of which dates back to the 13th century. Stroll through the place du Frêne with its 500-year-old ash tree, or take time to appreciate the Marc Chagall mosaic in Vieux Vence’s cathedral

School trips to Nantes

School trips to Nantes language trips to Nantes

Spirited and innovative, this artsy city on the banks of the Loire has a history of reinventing itself. It was founded by Celts around 70 BC and in AD 937 it joined the duchy of Brittany. The Edict of Nantes, a landmark royal charter guaranteeing civil rights to France’s Huguenots (Protestants), was signed in Nantes by Henri IV in 1598.

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