Sweet Briar College JYF in Paris

Excursions and Cultural Activities

Azay Le Rideau (12) (768x1024)JYF organizes one trip per semester and several day excursions, included in the program fee, to places of cultural interest. Excursions may include Avignon, in the south, the D-Day beaches, Mont Saint-Michel and Normandy region, or Strasbourg, the capital city of the Alsace region in northeast France.

Cultural events, workshops, and visits in and around Paris are also organized throughout the semester, such as:

  • Tour of the Opéra Bastille,
  • Cooking class
  • Seine River cruise,
  • Visit to Giverny, Monet’s home,
  • Guided tour of the Louvre,
  • Visit to the catacombs, Day trips to Reims and the Pommery champagne caves.