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Paris City Stay with Barcelona Extension
La Verne & Rio Hondo College Study Tour
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EARLY BIRD SPECIAL - Register by 1 May 2017
9 day tour, 4 - 12 January 2018
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4 star hotel - central location
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Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, Seine River Cruise and more!
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Optional day trips to London, Loire Valley, Cabaret and Barcelona
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Paris City Stay with London & Barcelona

Experience Paris with the added option of discovering London & Barcelona

College Study Tour – 9 or 12 days

Paris City Stay with Barcelona Extension

Known for it’s sophisticated museums, magical monuments, and fantastic food, with a dedicated stay in Paris city, you will experience the best that this fabulous city has to offer. Not only will you get to see the most famous of Parisian sights with your own eyes, such as the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre Museum and Notre Dame, but you’ll also be able to make the most of some optional extras along the way that will enrich your traveling experience.
Perhaps you’d like to venture out of the city and into the French countryside, spend a day in London, or be entertained with an evening of cabaret, the choice is yours. And for those who want to go that one step, or country further, there is the Barcelona Extension option, giving you 3 extra days to discover the Spanish metropolis. You truly are the creator of your own itinerary with this tour, so what will you choose

Paris Downtown

Paris awaits you!

Tour Route

Base yourself in Paris

Enjoy Paris as your home for a week and set out for daily excursions to Loire Valley, Versailles and even London for a day.
Want to discover Spain as well? Add Barcelona to your tour itinerary as an extension - the choice is yours!

Accommodation

4 Star Hotels

  • Paris (7 nights)
  • Barcelona Extension (3 nights)
All Lingo Tours hotels stays are of high quality, centrally located and in walking distance from main attractions.
In Paris, you'll stay in true style at the 4 star Parisian Villa Beaumarchais... oo la la!

Restaurants & Meals

Upgraded, high quality meals

When you travel with Lingo Tours, you will always enjoy meals of upgraded quality.
You'll enjoy daily delicious full buffet breakfasts as well as three, 3 course dinners during this tour.
Lingo Tours Cultural Tours | Group Tours | Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona - Spain

Discover and explore

London Bridge

Park Guell - Barcelona

Montmartre

Moulin Rouge

London

Paris

Barcelona - Spain

London

Day by Day

  • Depart from LA to Paris with an overnight direct flight.
  • Arrive in Paris and be greeted by your Tour Manager. Once checked in at your central hotel, head out and explore Paris with an introduction walk before enjoying a delicious welcome dinner, French style.
  • Get out and about, partly by foot and partly by private bus, with a in-depth guided sightseeing tour led by an expert local guide. You’ll have the chance to see all the highlights of Paris and get familiar with your home for the coming days. Afterwards, choose how you’d like to spend your evening with some dedicated free time.
  • Soak up the city with a free day in Paris or join the optional Excursion to the Loire Valley . Here you’ll be able to visit the beautiful Chateau de Chenonceau after which you’ll have enough time to grab yourself a delicious lunch in the charming town of Tours. You’ll then head back to Paris in the afternoon.
  • Making the most of the fabulous city of Paris, on day 5 in the morning, you’ll discover the largest museum in the world, the Louvre, before being swept away with an evening Seine River Cruise. But the day is not over yet, as you get your camera ready for the money shot with entrance to the Eiffel Tower.
  • Enjoy another dedicated day in Paris for shopping, a visit to your favorite museum or perhaps just a lazy day eating croissants and sipping coffee in a café. For those of you though that are looking for a bit more adventure, take up the optional Day Trip to London excursion, where you’ll jump aboard the Eurostar and travel by speed train to London! Here you’ll be taken on a Tour Manager led guided sightseeing tour in England’s capital city, before having some free time for exploring in the afternoon. Meet back up in the early evening before heading back to Paris.
  • Visit the largest cemetery in Paris with a Tour Manager led visit of Pere Lachaise. You’ll also use the day to discover the house of Victor Hugo and Montmartre, before deciding in the evening if you’re going to be entertained by the optional Cabaret Night extra and get swept away care of some original French Cancan action and champagne in Montmartre.
  • A day for shopping and cultural exploration, with this dedicated free day you can visit your favourite parts of Paris, from catacombs to Lafayette or Bon Marche – the choice is yours! Meet back up in the evening to say farewell to those not carrying onto Spain and enjoy a last supper all together.
  • For those of you not heading onwards to Spain, then this is where you’ll depart the group for your return flight to the USA. But for those that ticked yes to the optional Barcelona Extension, today is the day where you’ll be flying to the largest city on the Mediterranean, Barcelona! Once settled into your hotel, you’ll be able to stretch your legs with a stroll along La Rambla before dining in true Spanish style with a full tapas dinner in the evening.
  • Get to know Barcelona with a guided sightseeing tour and see La Sagrada Familia up close. You’ll enjoy entrance to the Gaudi playground park, Park Guell, as well as visiting Mount Juif and Olympic Stadium. Take some free time in the afternoon and evening to explore the old town of Barcelona, Barrio Gotico– the Gothic Quarter.
  • Make the most of your final day of discovery by exploring Barcelona your way – you’ll have a dedicated free day to explore the markets, wander the streets or take in the Olympic Harbour. Reconvene in the evening after dinner for some fabulous entertainment and revel in a Spanish Flamenco show.
  • Transfer to Barcelona airport for your return flight to Los Angeles.

Flights and Dates

January 4th 2018: Departure from Los Angeles (LAX) with direct flights to Paris (CDG).
January 12th 2018: Return from Paris (CDG) to Los Angeles (LAX).
Extension to Barcelona: January 15th 2018 return from Barcelona (BCN) to Los Angeles (LAX).

Buffet Breakfast

Montmartre - Paris

Loire Valley

London Day Trip

Barcelona Extension

Sacré Coeur

Included on tour

  • An expert Tour Manager from beginning to end
  • Welcome aperitif at Hôtel de Jobo on arrival in Paris
  • Centrally located hotels of high standard with daily, full breakfasts
  • 3 dinners – upgraded quality
  • Guided sightseeing with expert local guides
  • Visits to selected museums and sights including the Louvre, Eiffel Tower, a Seine river cruise and Victor Hugo’s House
  • Transportation for all scheduled activities including a private, high quality motor coach for excursions
  • Roundtrip airfares and European airport transfers
  • Smartphone app for all travellers with schedules, timings, menu choices, maps, hotel info and more

Bonjour!

Meet your Parisian guide

Isabelle will show you the very best of Paris and give you insight to the life in Paris.

Paris Je t'aime

Champagne on top

Paris Rooftops

Enroll

To enroll to this tour, please contact your professor at La Verne and Rio Hondo that are organizing this tour. If you would like to have more information (pdf outset, rates and optional excursion information) please feel free to contact us.
We have a limited space of 38 travelers for the guaranteed rate in the outset, but will accept additional travelers subject to flight and hotel availability.

SPECIAL EARLY BIRD RATE - Register before 1 May 2017!

Sign up online with tour code PCS811 and secure your space by paying the registration fee.