NWFSC France with London Extension

MAY 5- MAY 19, 2015

London (May 16 – May 19)

Tuesday May 5, 2015

Today you depart the United States on your overnight flight to Paris.   Naturally, meals will be served and optional inflight entertainment will be offered.  Please refer to your flight schedule for pertinent details.

Wednesday May 6, 2015

You will arrive in Paris this morning and immediately be picked up by private coach and be transferred to Noirmoutier. Upon arrival your host families will welcome you.

Wednesday May 6 thru Wednesday May 13, 2015

This week you will experience true French culture as you stay with the families who reside in the area.

Wednesday May 13. 2015

You will travel to Paris via private coach this morning.  Your guided city tour will take you to sites such as the Arc de Triomphe, Eiffel Tower, Champs Elysees, Sacré Coeur, Notre Dame and Place de la Concorde en route to your hotel.  Dinner is included tonight at Fontaines  St. Honore.

Thursday May 14, 2015

Today begins with a 9:15am Guided Louvre tour. The Louvre is the world’s largest museum and home to the Mona Lisa, Winged Victory and Venus de Milo among other priceless works of art. At 1:30 this afternoon a visit is planned to the Paris Opera House, famous for the legendary “Phantom of the Opera”! You will use the Paris Metro for transportation today. Tonight see Paris by night on a Seine River Cruise, (free to those who submitted their application by the deadline)

Friday May 15, 2015

This morning you will travel from Paris to Giverny. Monet called these beautiful surroundings  home from 1883 to the time of his death in 1926.  Later when you return to Paris you may  wish to optionally visit the modern art of the Centre Pompidou and the impressionist works of the Musée d’Orsay or complete some last minute shopping before returning home the  next morning.

Saturday May 16, 2105

Those that have not chosen to continue to London will board a plane bound for home with  souvenirs and fond memories marking the end of your French experience.

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 London Extension:

Saturday May 16, 2105

This morning your private coach will pick you up from your hotel and transfer you to the  Chunnel as your journey continues to London. Your guided city tour will begin upon arrival where you will see iconic sites such as Big Ben, Parliament, and much more, en route to Central Park Hotel. Dinner is included tonight.

Sunday May 17, 2015

Today begins with a guided tour of the British Museum. This afternoon is free for you to optionally enjoy visits to Her Majesty’s residence at Buckingham Palace, National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, Covent Garden and Piccadilly Circus and so much more.

Monday May 18 2015

Your last day in London is dedicated to explore at leisure the many sights this fantastic city has to offer.  This stunning cosmopolitan metropolis offers history and pageantry, museums, theatre, tea shops, the first Hard Rock Café, and shopping at such high-end establishments as Harrods and Selfridge’s.  A farewell dinner @ Maxwell’s Bar & Grill is reserved tonight.

Tuesday May 19, 2015

 Today you will board a plane bound for home with souvenirs, memories, and perhaps a  photo or two in tow marking the end of your European adventure.