11 days
Paris, Lucerne region, Davos
Summit Tour:
From June 19-29, explore how culture, history and education intertwine in the City of Light. Connect with local high school and university students to truly understand what it’s like to be a student in Paris. Compare and contrast your day-to-day routines, academic goals and career aspirations. From the historic Latin Quarter to the modern Centre Pompidou, you’ll gain a new perspective on how culture and history influence academics. 

Summit Leadership Conference:

Join other teachers and students in Davos, Switzerland for a two-day leadership conference, June 27-28. Hear from Sir Ken Robinson—one of the world’s foremost thought leaders on creativity and innovation—attend expert-led workshops, and gain valuable insight into the future of education. 

Using Design Thinking—a creative problem-solving technique used by companies like Apple and Google—international teams of students will create and present solutions to a pressing challenge facing the future of education. 

  • Day 1: Fly overnight to France

  • Day 2: Paris

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Take a walking tour of Paris

    With your tour director you will see:
    • Opéra district
    • Place Vendôme
    • Tuileries
    • Île de la Cité

    Visit Notre Dame Cathedral

  • Day 3: Paris

    Take a guided tour of Paris

    With your expert local guide you will see:
    • Place de la Concorde
    • Champs-Élysées
    • Arc de Triomphe
    • Les Invalides
    • Eiffel Tower

    Experiential learning: Meet with local university students**

    Visit the Eiffel Tower

  • Day 4: Paris

    Visit the Centre Pompidou

  • Day 5: Paris

    Time to explore on your own or

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Versailles

    Versailles

    Join an optional excursion to the grand palace of Versailles, where Louis XIV held court in the most lavish style imaginable. On a tour, stroll through the elegantly landscaped gardens, the historic Hall of Mirrors and the ornately decorated State Apartments. Please note: Versailles is closed on Mondays. Enrollment deadline for this excursion is 70 days prior to departure.

    Visit the Sorbonne or a fashion school

  • Day 6: Lucerne

    Travel to Lucerne

  • Day 7: Lucerne

    Take a tour of Lucerne

    With your tour director you will see:
    • Lion Monument
    • Kapellbrücke
    • Lake Luzern

    Take an excursion to Mount Pilatus

  • Day 8: Davos

    Travel to Davos

    Participate in a team building activity

  • Day 9: Global Student Leaders Summit in Davos

  • Day 10: Global Student Leaders Summit in Davos

  • Day 11: Depart for home

Interested in learning more about this tour?
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to France

  • Day 2: Paris

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Take a walking tour of Paris

    With your tour director you will see:
    • Opéra district
    • Place Vendôme
    • Tuileries
    • Île de la Cité

    Visit Notre Dame Cathedral

  • Day 3: Paris

    Take a guided tour of Paris

    With your expert local guide you will see:
    • Place de la Concorde
    • Champs-Élysées
    • Arc de Triomphe
    • Les Invalides
    • Eiffel Tower

    Experiential learning: Meet with local university students**

    Visit the Eiffel Tower

  • Day 4: Paris

    Visit the Centre Pompidou

  • Day 5: Paris

    Time to explore on your own or

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Versailles

    Versailles

    Join an optional excursion to the grand palace of Versailles, where Louis XIV held court in the most lavish style imaginable. On a tour, stroll through the elegantly landscaped gardens, the historic Hall of Mirrors and the ornately decorated State Apartments. Please note: Versailles is closed on Mondays. Enrollment deadline for this excursion is 70 days prior to departure.

    Visit the Sorbonne or a fashion school

  • Day 6: Lucerne

    Travel to Lucerne

  • Day 7: Lucerne

    Take a tour of Lucerne

    With your tour director you will see:
    • Lion Monument
    • Kapellbrücke
    • Lake Luzern

    Take an excursion to Mount Pilatus

  • Day 8: Davos

    Travel to Davos

    Participate in a team building activity

  • Day 9: Global Student Leaders Summit in Davos

  • Day 10: Global Student Leaders Summit in Davos

  • Day 11: Depart for home

Interested in learning more about this tour?

EARN CREDIT FOR THE EXPERIENCE OF A LIFETIME.

EF tours get you so much more than passport stamps—students can bolster college applications with high school and university credit, and teachers can earn up to 45 learning hours or points. But that’s just the tip of the creditberg. Learn more about professional and academic development with EF or talk to a Tour Consultant about how you can earn credit by leading a tour.

Your Experience Includes

  • Airfare & transportation

    Round-trip flights on major carriers and a comfortable motorcoach.

  • Hotels

    9 overnight stays in hotels with private bathrooms.

  • Regional-style meals

    Breakfast and dinner daily; 2 lunches.

  • Full-time Tour Director

    Your bilingual, culturally connected Tour Director stays with you 24/7 to handle all on-tour logistics and provide knowledgeable insights everywhere you go.

  • Student Leadership Conference

    Conference registration, keynote addresses, expert workshops, student workshops and the Innovation Village are included.

  • Entrances

    Notre Dame Cathedral; Eiffel Tower; Lake Lucerne cruise; Mount Pilatus cog railway.

  • Experiential learning

    Student connection; University visit.

  • weShare—Personalized Learning

    Our personalized learning experience engages students before, during and after tour, with the option to create a final, reflective project for academic credit.

  • Continuous Support

    Your dedicated EF team helps you every step of the way—from recruiting and enrolling travelers to planning and managing your tour.

  • Worldwide Presence

    EF has over 500 schools and offices in more than 50 countries worldwide so wherever you go, we're there too.

  • 24-hour Emergency Service

    Travelers and their families can count on EF's dedicated emergency service team.

  • Peace of Mind Program

    Feel secure knowing your group can change their destination or travel dates due to unforeseen circumstances. Learn more about your flexible options at eftours.com/peaceofmind.

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Includes airfare, hotels, meals, full-time Tour Director and more.

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