Music School Trips to Paris & Yvelines (3 Days)

Our Music School Trips to Paris & Yvelines for choirs & instrumental groups  provide young musicians with the opportunity to perform at a variety of venues in the nearby Yvelines area to the west of the city.  The selected venues have designated performance areas & will help to promote your group's performance to visitors  in the local area.   Prices on application.

 

Itinerary

 

Day One:  Outward Travel

  Group at Louvre
 
 
 
  • School pick-up (between 06.00 & 08.00 hours, depending on distance from Dover) & travel to Paris via Folkestone or Dover to Calais / Dunkirk
  • Half-board accommodation for two nights

 

 
 
 
Eiffel Tower from Montparnasse

 

 

Day Two:  Performance & Paris

 
  • Morning performance at a venue chosen from the list opposite
  • France Miniature
  • Chateau de Breteuil
  • Thoiry Park
  • Afternoon sight-seeing
  • Evening meal at a Paris restaurant
 
 

Optional Evening Leisure Activities on Day Two

 
  • Paris by Night: evening coach tour (free of charge)
  • Seine river cruise or visit to the Eiffel Tower (own funds)
  • See leisure options for other choices
 
 
Day Three:  Return
 
  • Opportunity for morning performance at another venue
  • Depart for Calais / Dunkirk
  • Hypermarket (time allowing - not open on Sundays & Public Holidays)
  • Disembark in Dover & return to school
  • Evening Drop-off
 
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Performance

 

Music Performance Tours

 

 

       Our venues offer:

  Music Room Thoiry
 
 

 

 

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  • Designated performance areas for your ensemble, with seating if required
 
  • The opportunity for your group to explore the venue before & after the performance
 
  • Advertising of the performance to visitors to the venue & in the local area
 
  • Valuable experience performing to a public audience
 
   

 

 

 

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Genres

 

Musical Genres

      Chateau Breteuil1
 
 
 

Our performance venues have been selected to offer both choirs & instrumental ensembles the opportunity to perform a range of musical genres. From small choral groups to large orchestras, our venues will provide a superb setting for any performance. Indoor & open air performances can be accommodated.

 
 

Venues

 

France Miniature

Chateau de Breteuil

Thoiry Park

 
  • Classical
  • Popular music
  • Jazz
  • Rock
  • Swing
  • World Music
  • 'Show' Music

Both indoor & open air performance spaces are available

  • Classical only

Given that the Chateau is a stately home & is still the residence of the 12th Marquis de Breteuil, performances here must be from the classical genre to fit with the surroundings. The stunning orangerie is also offered as a performing space in addition to several places in the chateau's beautiful gardens. 

  • Classical
  • Popular Music
  • Jazz
  • Rock
  • Swing
  • World Music
  • 'Show' Music

Both indoor & open air performance spaces are available

 
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Support

 

Help Organising Your Tour
  Thoiry Maze
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Galina has over 25 years experience in organising school trips for school & youth groups to Paris. We therefore offer the services of your own Tour Administrator who will guide you through each step of the process, from your initial enquiry to your departure & return.

 

We have developed a number of useful documents that will help you when preparing to launch your tour & with your visit application via the Senior Management or your EVC.

 

Risk assessment advice is available &, once booked, we can provide a helpful guide that can be used to formulate your own tailored risk assessment.

 
Below are links to several useful documents that can be downloaded to help trip preparation
 
 
 
 
 
Launching Your Tour  

Preparing for Departure

 
 
 
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Leisure Options

 

Leisure Options

  Montparnasse
 
 
 
                

For many teachers (& their students) a visit to Paris is not only a learning opportunity but also a chance to experience the city. Some of the activities below take a relatively short amount of time (up to an hour). Others require a longer period where it would be best to allocate 2 to 3 hours to get the full value. For more information talk to our Tour Administrators for further details & prices (where applicable).

 

 

Paris Metro Sign

 

         

Free Options

 
  • Coach tour: See the sights of Paris including the Champs Elysées, Arc de Triomphe & Eiffel Tower. The major sights are illuminated at night

 

  • Arc de Triomphe: The Arc offers one of the best views of Paris & is free for under 18s. The Tomb of France's Unknown Soldier is here
  • Notre Dame Cathedral: Visit this great example of French Gothic architecture. You can also take time to explore the Île de la Cité
 

Seine River Cruise

 

 

Budget (approximately £8-£10)

 
  • Seine river cruise: One hour tour with commentary. See the sights including the Eiffel Tower, Louvre, Musée d'Orsay & Notre Dame Cathedral.
  • Eiffel Tower: Panoramic view including Sacre Coeur, Arc de Triomphe, Notre Dame, La Défense. On a clear day, you can even see Versailles
  • Montparnasse Tower: Photograph or sketch the most iconic view of Paris from the observation deck, with the Eiffel Tower at its heart
 
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Accommodation

 

Accommodation

     Kyriad Torcy
 
    
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

The accommodation we use regularly is audited following guidelines laid down by the School Travel Forum & incorporated into our Safety Management System.

 

 

3* Kyriad Hotel Paris Torcy

   

This hotel is located to the east of Paris in the town of Torcy. It is 30 minutes from the centre of Paris & 20 minutes from Disneyland Paris.

 

 
Kyriad Torcy Bedroom

Kyriad Torcy Restaurant

 

Kyriad Torcy Meeting Room

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Accommodation Factfile

     
  • 85 rooms accommodating between 1 & 4 guests per room. Lift to all floors
  • En-suite facilities
  • Single/twin rooms for staff 
  • Rooms equipped with TV, desk, tea/coffee-making facilities
  • Bar & lounge area
  • Restaurant
  • Terrace
  • Disabled access
  • Free WiFi
  • 3 meeting rooms for hire
  • Coach parking
 
         

3* Campanile Hotel Paris Le Blanc Mesnil

    Campanile LBM
 

 

 

 
 
 

The hotel is located to the north-east of Paris, 25 minutes from the city centre. Disneyland Paris is 40 minutes by coach. A bowling alley & swimming pool are nearby.

 

 
Campanile LBM Bedroom

 

 

 

 

 

Campanile LBM Restaurant

 

Campanile LBM Meeting Room  

Accommodation Factfile

     
  • 126 air-conditioned rooms on nine floors (lift to all floors)
  • Rooms accommodate two to four people
  • En-suite facilities
  • Tea/coffee-making facilities, TV & telephone in all rooms
  • Single/twin rooms for staff
  • Dining room
  • Bar & lounge area
  • Terrace
  • Disabled access
  • 3 meeting rooms for hire
  • Free WiFi
  • Coach parking
 

 

   

European Campus Ste Thérèse Est

    Ste Therese Est
 

 

 

 
 
 

 

 

The European Campus Ste Thérèse is a former boarding school set in three hectares of woodland near the town of Ozoir-la-Ferriere, 13 miles to the south-east of Paris. It is 15 minutes away from Disneyland Paris by coach. A security deposit of €250 is payable on arrival & refundable on departure (subject to there being no damage).

 

 
Ste Therese Est Bedroom

Ste Therese Est Dining Room

 

Ste Therese Est Computer Room

 

 

Accommodation

     
  • Capacity for 203 students & staff in 57 twin, triple or quad rooms. All rooms are on one floor of the building, split into 2 wings
  • Staff in single/twin rooms
  • All rooms are en-suite
  • Rooms for staff include TV, telephone & tea/coffee-making facilities on request
  • 2 dining rooms
  • Computer room fitted with 32 computers (free internet access)
  • Classrooms can be hired for €50 per group
  • 250-seat amphitheatre with TV & DVD
  • Music rehearsal facilities
  • Disabled access
  • Coach parking
 
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Gallery

 

      
  Paris Gallery
     
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Testimonials

 

Rushcliffe School, Nottingham

"The tour was great.  The tour director we had was excellent.  Thank you for all your help with organising the trip to Paris.  Please thank Florence again for us, as she was an excellent guide & wonderful at helping the children with their work." 

 

CTC Kingshurst Academy, Birmingham

"Our tour administrator was very efficient & very quick in response to our many queries.  The coach driver was excellent – very helpful & flexible, ensuring our students got the most out of their trip."

 

JFS, Harrow

"All communication with Galina, in particular, Dominique, was excellent, clear & helpful.  Steve, our driver, was excellent!  We would welcome him joining us on future trips!"

 

Claydon High School, Ipswich

"Excellent correspondence, all information detailed & thorough.  Driver excellent – had a really good knowledge of Paris.  Friendly & flexible."
  Group at Arc de Triomphe
 
 
 
 
 
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