Art & Design study trip to Paris for schools and colleges


Paris needs little introduction of course, and is always a popular school trip destination. A beautiful and compact city, its famous sights include the Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, Montmartre, Notre Dame and the Champs Elysées. As well as some world famous sights and landmarks, Paris offers a wealth of fantastic cultural and subject-related educational visits to suit every group. Art & Design groups will likely be drawn to the Louvre, Musée D'Orsay, L'Orangerie, Musée Rodin, Centre Georges Pompidou among many others. Most are free of charge and as school trip specialists our dedicated and experienced team will help plan the perfect programme for your group, whatever your focus or requirement.

  • The iconic Eiffel Tower

  • The Louvre and a range of galleries & museums

  • Seine River Cruise

  • Notre Dame, Montmartre & Sacré Coeur

Subject Specific Visits

The Louvre

The world renowned museum is home to a huge collection of treasures, housing around 35 thousand works of art. Famous masterpieces include Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa and the Venus de Milo ancient Greek sculpture. Every trip to Paris is worthy of a visit to the Louvre.

Musée d'Orsay

The wonderful building itself resembling a palace is a former railway station located on the banks of the river Seine. The museum houses an internationally renowned collection of Impressionist art including masterpieces by Monet, Manet and Renoir.

National Museum of Modern Art, Centre Pompidou

The Centre Georges Pompidou houses one of the world's foremost permanent collections of modern and contemporary art. It boasts countless works from notable twentieth century artists including Picasso, Kahlo, Matisse, Miro, Warhol, Pollock, and many more.

Petit Palais

A beautiful building built for the 1900 Paris Exposition and located just off the Champs Elysees, the Fine Arts museum may be small, but is a gem of a museum with some wonderful works from the antiquity through to the early 20th century.

Musée de l'Orangerie

The Musée de l'Orangerie is housed in a former Orangery in the Tuileries Gardens on the banks of the River Seine. Claude Monet helped to convert the building and it is now most famous for housing his series of eight Water Lilies murals. There are other notable works by Cézanne, Renoir and Matisse.


Musée Rodin

The great French sculptor Rodin donated his life's work and collection to be shown in the Hotel Biron and garden, where he had lived and renovated to become the museum. The amazing collection contains sketches and plaster, marble, and bronze sculptures including his iconic "Thinker".


City of Paris Museum of Modern Art

Created in 1961, the Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris features over 10,000 works from artistic movements of the 20th and 21st centuries including cubism, abstract art, new realism and pop art.


Musée Marmottan Monet

The Marmottan Monet Museum features an impressive collection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings, and houses the largest collection of Claude Monet works in the world.

Other Top Visits

Eiffel Tower
Seine River Cruise
Montparnasse Tower
Disneyland Paris
Sacré Coeur
Palace of Versailles
Notre Dame

Sample Itinerary

Day 1

Morning departure from UK for journey to Paris. Arrival and transfer to your accommodation and check in. Free time for possible orientation and walking tour of the city. Evening at leisure.

Day 2

Morning visit to the famous Louvre museum. A chance to grab some lunch before making your way to the Musée de l'Orangerie for afternoon visit. Early evening Seine River cruise and then free time at leisure in the city.

Day 3

Enjoy a morning visit to the National Museum of Modern Art at the Pompidou Centre. Lunch and then afternoon visit to the Musée d'Orsay. Evening at leisure in Montmartre.

Day 4

Take a morning trip up the Montparnasse Tower with spectacular panoramic views of the Eiffel Tower, Paris and beyond. Some possible last minute shopping before making your way back to the UK.

Where to Stay

Generator Hostel

Large and modern, centrally located hostel close to Gard du Nord and extremely popular with groups. Students are accommodated in multi bedded dorm-style rooms of 4-8 beds and leaders will stay in single or twin rooms, rooms en-suite.

Ibis Budget Paris Montmartre

This comfortable modern accommodation is located close to the Sacre Coeur and offers comfortable accommodation for groups in twin and single rooms, all en-suite and with a full breakfast included.

Location Map

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Radyr School

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