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Cultures & Classrooms: Paris

In Paris, explore France’s educational system as you participate in local school visits and interact with educators and students from the community. Discover the many cultural influences that help make Paris an epicenter of eclectic flavors. You’ll also connect culture to cuisine as you explore community ties to food in France and across Europe.

Your tour of Paris will influence your perspective of the Summit theme—the Future of Food—as you come together with your fellow educators for a two-day Summit conference in Milan, Italy, July 8–9, 2017. Hear from world-renowned speakers, attend expert-led workshops, and gain valuable insight into how food connects plates, people, politics and culture, as you explore the role of education in tackling global issues like the Future of Food.

Tour length
9 days

Tour highlights
Notre Dame, Sacre Coeur, school visit, market visit, cooking class and meal, Global Leadership Summit

Day 1: Overnight flight to France

Day 2: Paris
Arrive in Paris
Take a walking tour of Paris
Visit Notre Dame Cathedral
Welcome Dinner

Day 3: Paris
Take an expertly guided tour of Paris
Take a walking tour of Montmartre
Visit the Sacre Coeur
Enjoy free time

Day 4: Paris
Visit a local school
Visit a traditional Parisian market
Enjoy a cooking class and meal

Day 5: Paris
Participate in a reflection session
Visit a local school, participate in a UNESCO workshop, or enjoy a French Food Heritage Workshop
Enjoy free time

Day 6: Milan
Fly to Milan
Global Leadership Summit Welcome and Dinner

Day 7: Milan
Day 1 of Global Leadership Summit
Professional Learning social hour

Day 8: Milan
Day 2 of Global Leadership Summit
Participate in a reflection session
Closing Dinner

Day 9: Return home
Transfer to the airport for your return flight home