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Bretten and Paris Choir Tour
Raise the curtains and discover Germany and France
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Perform in central Paris' Madeleine Church
11 Days - June/July 2018
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Have fun at the Peter and Paul Festival in Bretten, Germany
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Discover Versailles and the Loire Valley with optional tour excursions
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Enjoy entrances to Heidelberg Castle, a Seine River Cruise, and the Louvre Museum
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Discover Europe's artistic and creative flair like never before

Bretten and Paris Choir Tour

Your European stage is set

Bretten, Heidelberg, Reims, Paris, and Versailles and Loire Valley Optionals

11 Day Private Group Tour       June/July 2018

Europe has long been famed for it’s arts, it’s culture, and it’s instinctive creative flair. From romantic and enchanting castles and chateaus, to mesmerizing man-made structures such as the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre Museum – this private choir tour, designed specifically for your college choir group, has been created for those that take pleasure in all things artistic and imaginative.

Starting off in the quaint German town of Bretten, get amongst one of the largest art and performance festivals in Europe as you step back in time at the Peter and Paul Festival. Wander cobblestone streets and absorb all of the music, dancing, theatre, street performances and more. You’ll also discover the ruins of Heidelberg Castle and see where French Kings were crowned at the famous Reims Cathedral. Then the Paris stage is set for you to discover all the major arty-must sees, before the pièce de résistance – a once-in-a-lifetime experience of performing at Madeleine Church in central Paris.

Enjoy tour highlights including:

  • Experience the famed Peter and Paul Festival in Bretten, with multiple days spent here for you to make the most of it
  • One hour performance by your college choir at Madeleine Church in Paris – a once-in-a-lifetime experience
  • Entrances to Heidelberg Castle, a Seine River Cruise, and the Louvre Museum
  • Added tour optional excursions to Versailles and Loire Valley
  • 5 nights accommodation in a 3-4 star, centrally located hotel in Paris including full breakfast. Accommodation in Bretten is at the school
  • Three, 3-course dinners – all of upgraded quality
  • Private local guide for sightseeing tour in Paris
  • Transportation for all scheduled activities including a private motor coach

So join us, for eleven days as your travel through Germany and France for your summer 2018 – need we really say anything more?

Tour Route

MAP - BAP864 - Bretten and Paris Choir Tour

Germany and France

Spend 11 days of your 2018 summer exploring Bretten, Heidelberg, Reims, Paris, and Versailles and the Loire Valley on optional tour excursions.

Accommodation

Choir Tour Holiday Inn Montmartre Hotel Paris France

3-4 star hotels stays

5 nights accommodation in a 3-4 star, centrally located hotel in Paris.
Accommodation in Bretten is at the school.

Restaurants & Meals

Educational Student Tours Steak upgraded meals

Upgraded, high quality meals

When you travel with Lingo Tours, you will always enjoy meals of upgraded quality.
You'll enjoy three, 3-course dinners as well as a daily delicious full buffet breakfast during your hotel stay in Paris.

Day by Day

  • Depart USA on an overnight flight to Germany.
  • Be greeted at airport by your Tour Manager before you transfer to Bretten and settle into your accommodation at the school. Then it’s time to get amongst the action as you spend the rest of your day at the famous Peter and Paul Festival. Sit down a delicious welcome dinner in the evening – Willkommen in Deutschland!
  • Make the most of the culture, the arts, and the performances with a whole day dedicated to the Peter and Paul Festival.
  • Take the first half of the day to soak up more of the festival before you enjoy an included half day excursion to Heidelberg. Discover inside the well-known Heidelberg Castle, which is among the most important Renaissance structures north of the Alps, and see the largest wine keg in the world with your own eyes.
  • Another dedicated full day to the Peter and Paul Festival in Bretten.
  • Travel to Paris through the Lorraine and Champagne regions and make an included stop at Reims where you’ll discover the famous Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Reims, the cathedral that for more than 1,000 years crowned all the French Kings. Then it’s onwards to Paris, and once checked-in, enjoy an evening introduction walk of the city before enjoying dinner all together in the fabulous city.
  • Happy 4th July! Celebrate your Independence Day discovering the heart of Paris on a guided sightseeing tour led by an expert local guide. Take some time in the afternoon to explore Paris in your own way with some structured free time, or, join in on the optional excursion to Versailles Palace for a private guided sightseeing tour including entrance to the palace and spectacular grounds.
  • Get to know Paris’ creative side with a Tour Manager led walk through Montmartre and the Artists Square, including a visit to the famous Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Paris, or Sacré-Cœur, the Roman Catholic church. Spend the afternoon in the beautiful central Paris Madeleine Church as you make the most of a one hour choir performance slot in this enchanting church – easily a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Wind down the evening with a relaxing cruise down the river Seine and see the city from a different angle.
  • Use the day to take a breath and slow the pace down a bit – you’ll have some free time for your own exploration of Paris, as well as being able to tick the Eiffel Tower off your bucket list (entrance not included). Wander down Champs Elysée and then lose yourself in the evening with entrance to the Louvre Museum, the largest art museum in the world.
  • Make the most of your last full day in Paris and spend it as you wish, sipping coffee and eating croissants in a cafe or by seeing some sights you may have missed. You can also join in on the optional day excursion to Loire Valley with entrance to one of the charming chateaus. Wrap it all up with a delicious French-style Farewell dinner at night… where has been your favorite?
  • Transfer to Paris CDG airport for your return flight to Los Angeles, USA.

Included on tour

  • Round trip airfares* and European airport transfers
  • One hour performance by La Verne Choir at Madeleine Church in Paris
  • 5 nights accommodation in a 3-4 star, centrally located hotel in Paris including full breakfast. Accommodation in Bretten is at the school
  • Three, 3-course dinners – all of upgraded quality
  • Guided sightseeing with an expert local guide in Paris
  • Entrances to Heidelberg Castle, a Seine River Cruise, and the Louvre Museum
  • Transportation for all scheduled activities including a private motor coach
  • Smartphone app for all travellers with safety information, schedules, timings, menu choices, maps, hotel info and more
*The Land Only rate is excluding round-trip flights and including European airport transfers for the main group arrival/departure.

Flights & Dates

Bretten and Paris Choir Tour

Depart: 28 June 2018 - Los Angeles, USA to Germany
Return: 8 July 2018 - Paris, France to Los Angeles, USA

Optional Extras

Escape the city with an excursion to Versailles and/or the Loire Valley or see Paris from up high and take in the views from the 2nd floor of the Eiffel Tower – the choice, or choices, are yours!
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Versailles

- Transport to Versailles
- Entrance to the palace and gardens
- Private guided sightseeing
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Loire Valley

- Transport to Loire Valley
- Entrance to a chateau
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Eiffel Tower

- Entrance to the Eiffel Tower

Take me on tour!

Sign up online with tour code BAP864 and secure your space by paying the registration fee.
If you would like more information (PDF tour brochure, rates etc.) please feel free to contact us or the Group Leader who is organizing this tour.