Spend a week in the City of Love. Paris is known as one of the most romantic cities in the world, not to mention home of rich culture, history, and an absolute fashion icon. There are many notable sights to visit such as the Louvre Museum - home of the Mona Lisa, the beautiful Gardens of Luxembourg, the Notre Dame Cathedral, and the Arc de Triomphe - found at the end of one of Paris’ most notable landmarks, the Champs Elysées. And who could forget the Eiffel Tower? Whether it is day or night, the Eiffel Tower will always be the center of the city with its sparkle!
Paris has many unique, instagrammable neighborhoods to explore, each of which have their own vibe. Montmartre, the city on the hill, stands out as the home to Sacré-Cœur Basilica and Moulin Rouge. Famous artists like Picasso and Van Gogh painted in the narrow alleyways and admired the incredible lookout. From the Latin Quarter to the cobblestone streets of Le Marais, the options are endless! Whether you spend your day popping by the Ristorante Terra Nera to feel like “Emily in Paris” for a moment or strolling down the Seine River, Paris does not disappoint.
Be sure to take a break from sightseeing to slip into a chic café or boulangerie to indulge in classic French cuisine and pastries. Staples include sweet and savory crepes, croissants, baguettes, macaroons, onion soup, duck confit and hundreds of types of cheese. If you are feeling daring, don’t forget to try the famous escargot or foie gras!
And of course, no trip to Paris would be complete without a little shopping. From the iconic department stores like Galeries Lafayette and Le Printemps, to the trendy boutiques in the Marais, Paris is a shopper's paradise. You can find everything from high-end designer clothes and accessories, to unique artisanal goods and vintage finds.
Paris is also known for its vibrant nightlife, with a wide range of options for every type of student. Whether you're looking to dance the night away at a trendy club, or enjoy some live music at a jazz bar, Paris has something for everyone. And of course, there are always the famous cabarets like the Moulin Rouge, which offer a truly unforgettable evening of entertainment.
Overall, Paris is a city that truly has something for every type of student looking to spend a week studying abroad. From its rich culture and history, to its iconic fashion and cuisine, Paris is a city that will leave a lasting impression on anyone who visits. So why wait? Start planning your ultimate summer in the City of Love today!