Enjoy Paris, the French capital, with the ACCORD cultural programme
Everything you should see during your language stay in Paris
Paris is world-famous for the beauty and number of its monuments
Dine on a boat, go to a jazz club, enjoy delicious meals in unusual surroundings
The ACCORD cultural programme
In addition to your French language courses, ACCORD Language School’s partners (the CIJP, Erasmus Place and a few others) offer a cultural program. It will give you a better understanding and appreciation of French culture. It will also make sure you have an unforgettable experience whilst you study French at ACCORD Paris. You will enjoy Paris even more as you are progressing in French!
Club International des Jeunes à Paris – CIJP
The CIJP, Club International des Jeunes à Paris (International Club for Young People in Paris) is an organisation which aims to welcome international students in Paris. The Club encourages cultural exchanges and friendship between French and foreign students by organising friendly and cultural activities. It offers a monthly schedule of various activities: visits to various quarters, museums, exhibitions, shows, outings, evenings and debates on a range of topics…
Enjoy Paris, the French capital, with the CIJP! Each month, the CIJP offers a list of excursions and other various activities (more than 200 per year): excursions, visits of Parisian districts, museums, exhibitions and shows, parties, etc.
CIJP website: HERE
Enjoy Paris, the French capital, with Erasmus Place!
Erasmus Place wants to encourage you to explore Paris. They are a kind of social link that will make sure that you enjoy Paris and discover the city of lights. With over five years’ experience in the student circle, their dynamic team will certainly be one of the best ways to meet your needs and wishes.
They are specialised and experienced in tourism and events planning. They organise more than 30 trips per year and at least one night out every week.
Hoping that your new life in Paris will be a memorable experience, as whilst learning French with ACCORD, maybe even joining our French Civilisation and Culture lessons, you can join some of the excursions or events planned by To Be Erasmus In Paris.
Erasmus Place website: HERE
Activities, visits and excursions
Here are some examples of activities, visits and excursions offered by our partners:
- Boat trips on the Seine and canals of Paris
- Guided tours of the world famous museums of Paris: the Louvre, the Museum of Modern Art, the Picasso Museum, the Grand-Palais, etc.
- Guided visits in other lesser known but equally exciting museums: the Zadkine museum (artist’s house and workplace), Victor Hugo’s house, Rodin museum, Delacroix museum, the Perfume museum, etc.
- Excursions to famous locations outside Paris: The Palace of Versailles, the Loire Valley and its famous castles, Giverny, Chantilly, Senlis, Beaune, Fontainebleau, etc.
- Week-ends at the Mont Saint-Michel, in the Normandy, in Amsterdam, in Belgium, etc.
Enjoy Paris, the French capital
There are many activities available, including concerts, theatres, etc. The programmes offered by the CIJP and Erasmus Place are displayed at the ACCORD Tour Eiffel school. Just check them out whilst you’re staying with us.
And also, don’t forget to talk to your classmates. They will also have ideas of what they want to do after class, maybe have a café or a croque-monsieur in a typical French bistrot, or go to a jazz club rue des Lombards. We are sure they’ll want you to go with them!
Or you may want them to go with you to visit Montmartre and see your caricature drawn Place du Tertre.
ACCORD also has a tourist information area with flyers, leaflets and brochures from museums, etc.
ACCORD French Culture and Civilisation lessons
With ACCORD, there is also another way to discover Paris and its culture and civilisation by enrolling in our French Culture and Civilisation lessons (every Monday and Friday afternoon).
If you are interested in these lessons, simply talk to your teachers or our Head of Studies to find out about these dedicated lessons.
Enjoy Paris, the French capital, in discovering its historical and picturesque areas organised within Accord’s Parisian Culture and Civilisation workshop.
The programme for these lessons is available at the Head of Studies office, so you can find out beforehand what you are going to learn during those afternoons.
The French Culture and Civilisation lessons are open to all levels, from complete beginner to advanced.
Enjoy PARIS, the City of Lights!
By coming to ACCORD Language School to attend your French language course, you also have a great opportunity to explore Paris and all its famous attractions and sites as well as enjoying the lifestyle.
Famous for its rich history, beautiful architecture and cultural diversity, Paris remains one of the most visited cities in the world. Paris has always been a hive of artistic and intellectual activity with its 134 museums, 170 theatres, world famous universities and cultural festivals, which take place all year round.
Of course, Paris is also the capital of fashion and design and is internationally renowned for its boutiques, department stores and young designers.
Paris is divided in “arrondissements” and each arrondissement has its own monuments and places worth visiting. There are 5431 streets across the city, each one with a story of its own, relating to the history of France, its artists, scientists and saints.
As surprising as it may be, it is possible to walk to most of Paris’s sites. It won’t take you more than a few hours to walk from the Bastille area to the Eiffel Tower. If you don’t feel like walking, public transport in Paris is second to none.
The Left Bank and the Latin Quarter is the heart of the city for the young Parisians. Don’t miss out on other fascinating areas such as Bastille, Montmartre, Pigalle, the Champs Elysées and the Ile de la Cité.
Enjoy Paris, the French capital
The Eiffel Tower
Place de la Concorde
L’île de la Cité
Le “Quartier Latin”
Le Jardin du Luxembourg
Le Jardin des Tuileries
L’Arc de Triomphe
Le quartier du Marais
Le musée d’Orsay
La Place du Tertre
Pont Alexandre III
Le Pont Neuf
Le musée Dali
Le musée Picasso
La Tour Saint-Jacques
Les quais de Seine
Le Pont des Arts
Saint-Germain des Prés
Le Parc Monceau
Les marchés aux puces
Les Buttes Chaumont