• French Connection

      Open to ALL Ontario High School Students!

      Paris, Caen, Beaune, Aix-en-Provence, French Riviera, Annecy

      Take in the breathtaking views of France with us this summer! Walk the bustling streets of Paris and soak up its rich culture. Enjoy the view from the Eiffel Tower, admire the French Gothic architecture of Notre-Dame Cathedral, and be stunned by the intricate beauty of the Palace of Versailles. Visit the world famous Louvre museum and marvel at Mona Lisa’s mysterious smile. Then head down to Lyon to celebrate Bastille Day with the locals.

      Continue your journey south as you reach Monaco to see all of the glitz and glam this city-state has to offer. Explore a local artisan market in Aix-en-Provence and relax by the beach in Antibes.  We’ll take a day trip to the city of Avignon, taking in a play during the Festival d’Avignon. Tour the city of Nice with its unique mix of old-world opulence, city grit, and year-round sunshine.

      Take in and admire the natural beauty of the French Riviera before returning to Paris to explore the Catacombs. Saunter through the bohemian streets of Montmartre and learn of its historic connection to Paris’ thriving arts scene after the First World War. Marvel at the glorious Sacré-Coeur Basilica as you take in the glorious urban view of Paris. Enjoy an evening full of fun and enchantment as you cruise the picturesque Seine River on a karaoke boat cruise. Finish your French summer adventure with a bird’s eye view of Paris, atop the most romantic building in the world: the Eiffel Tower.

      Trip Highlights

      • Seine River Cruise
      • Montmartre
      • Authentic French Cooking Class
      • Chateau Versailles
      • Juno Beach Centre
      • Tour of Nice
      • Monaco
      • Eiffel Tower
      • Musee Du Louvre
      • Cezanne Studio in Aix-en-Provence
      • Arc de Triomphe and Champs Elysees
      • Visit the French Riviera
      • Countryside city of Annecy
      • And so much more!

    • Courses

      • Core French Grade 11 or Grade 12 University Preparation (FSF3U or FSF4U)
      • Extended French Grade 11 or Grade 12 University Preparation (FEF3U or FEF4U)
      • French Immersion Grade 11 or Grade 12 University Preparation (FIF3U or FIF4U)

      Mandatory Program Dates

      May 11, 2019: Orientation & First Class
      • Parents and students are required to attend the morning program orientation.  Only students are required to attend the afternoon introductory class.  Students will be granted access to the online course and are required to complete and submit the pre-trip assignments prior to departure.
      July 1 to July 22, 2019: Travel Days
      • Students are required to complete assignments as they visit sites and participate in the activities during the travel days.  Students are also required to collect information for their summative assignment throughout the trip.
    • Program Fees

      Program Cost: $6290.00

      Deluxe medical and cancellation insurance (mandatory): $269.00

      Registration Deadline – April 15 2019

      Please note: It is EduTravel and school board policy that all students travelling on extended trips have both cancellation and medical insurance in place. A specialized students insurance protection plan will be automatically added to the cost of the program fee upon registration. Please know there is an option to opt out of the insurance policy by filling and returning in the “Insurance Opt-Out Form” along with proof of valid insurance coverage from another source. Visa Students may be required to pay an additional fee. Please contact the EduTravel office.

      Fees Include:

      • Airfare and land transportation
      • Accommodations
      • Daily breakfast and dinner
      • All admissions to both course specific sights and recreational group activities
      • Course materials
      • All applicable taxes
      • All gratuities

      Fees Do Not Include:

      • Lunches
      • Cancellation and Medical Insurance
      • Discretionary spending money
    Program Details (Click below)

    All Ontario Students

    Registration Deadline – April 15 2019

    Orientation & First Class: Saturday, May 11, 2019
    Location: TBA
    Travel Dates:  Monday, July 1 to Monday, July 22, 2019

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