Architecture in Paris

Paris has a fascinating blend of Architecture, mixing the old with the ultra modern and as such offers an excellent base for Architecture and Urban Design student groups looking to take their learning out of the classroom. We are able to arrange a number of architecture walking tours to areas such as La Defense, which will give your group a great insight into the redevelopment and designs that have shaped Paris.

Contact our Paris architecture trips experts at FHT Group Tours today for your next tailor-made quotation and we will create a fascinating itinerary for your next student group trip to France.

 

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Notre-Dame Cathedral

Located in the fourth arrondissement of Paris, Notre-Dame Cathedral is one of the most recognised and largest church buildings in the world. With it's French Gothic architecture, stained glass and sculptures it is a must see for any student group visiting Paris. For more information and to plan your next educational trip to Paris, contact the Further & Higher Travel team today.  

Paris Architecture Walking Tours

The French capital of is a renowned city for architecture. Celebrated architects that lived or worked here include Le Corbusier, Perrault and Nouvel. Although the scale of the city centre mostly retains its historic density and height there are a number of major contemporary buildings in the city. We can arrange tours from 1-7 hours long and public transport may be required for most tours over 2 or 3 hours.  Our suggestion for a s read more ...

Arsenale Architecture Centre

Pavillon de l’Arsenal’s new permanent exhibition is over 800m² dedicated to the metropolis of Paris as it was, is, and will be. “Paris, a city in the making” is the first event to ever bring together, in the same place and at the same time, all the latest in urban and metropolitan architecture. Over 1,000 archived documents, photographs, maps, plans and films are on display, as well as a 37m2 digital model enti read more ...

Arc de Triomphe

The Arc de Triomphe de l'Étoile is one of the most famous monuments in Paris. It stands in the centre of the Place Charles, at the western end of probably one of the most famous avenues in France, if not the World, the Champs-Élysées. The Arc de Triomphe honours those who fought and died for France in the French Revolution and the Napoleonic Wars, with the names of all French victories and generals inscribed on it read more ...

Eiffel Tower

The Eiffel Tower is the most iconic structure in Paris. Built in 1887 the 324m high iron lattice tower is located on the Champ de Mars in Paris and is named after the engineer Gustave Eiffel, whose company designed and built the tower. It is a must-visit for school and student groups during your study tour and educational trip. School, college & university groups can ascend by foot or via lift and tickets must be booked in advance.&nbs read more ...

Fondation le Corbusier

Established in 1968 and housing the largest number of drawings and plans honouring his work, some 8000, The Fondation Le Corbusier is a private foundation and museum open every day except Sundays. The foundation also owns Maison La Roche and Maison Jeanneret (which form the foundation's headquarters), as well as the apartment occupied by Le Corbusier from 1933-1965 at rue Nungesser et Coli in Paris 16e, and the "Sma read more ...

La Conciergerie

History and Architecture groups can visit the Conciergerie on the banks of the River Seine in heart of Paris. It is the oldest remaining part of the Palais de la Cité, the first royal palace in the French capital that was used as a prison during the French Revolution and has been the central seat of authority and justice in Paris for almost 1000 years. It has a rich history and its ancient halls have seen countless games of pow read more ...

La Défense

La Défense is the purpose-built business district in the west end of Paris, the largest in Europe and famous for it's Grande Arche; It was conceived in the 1960s when Charles de Gaulle led an effort to level the area and concentrate skyscrapers in a single business district, rather than altering the character of downtown Paris with large commercial buildings. Around its 110-metre (360 ft)-high Grande Arche an read more ...

Opéra de Paris

The Paris Opera is the primary opera company of Paris. It was founded in 1669 by Louis XIV as the Académie d'Opéra and shortly thereafter was placed under the leadership of Jean-Baptiste Lully and renamed the Académie Royale de Musique. Classical ballet as we know it today arose within the Paris Opera as the Paris Opera Ballet and has remained an integral and important part of the company. Currently called the Op&eacut read more ...

Pompidou Centre

One of the key Modern Art visits for every Design group coming to Paris, the Centre Georges Pompidou is a complex in the Beaubourg area near Les Halles and the Marais. It was designed in the style of high-tech architecture and is an iconic building in itself. It houses the Bibliothèque publique d'information, a vast public library, the Musée National d'Art Moderne which is the largest museum for modern art in Eu read more ...

Versailles

Versailles, located approx. 10 miles outside central Paris, is world-widely renowned for its Palace, the Château de Versailles and the gardens of Versailles and is a fantastic visit for groups studying History, Architecture or Horticulture. A new town, founded by the will of King Louis XIV, it was the de facto capital of the kingdom of France for over a century, from 1682 to 1789, before becoming the cradle of the French Revolution.& read more ...

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