Discover Paris, France: A world-famous city known for its culture, cuisine and as the capital for fashion, globally. Explore the city as a student, embrace a new culture and enhance your international education.
If you are interested in the arts, you will be spoilt for choice in Paris. The city is known for its role in famous art movements including impressionism and art nouveau. Thousands of tourists flock to Paris to see modern, avant-garde works at The Centre Pompidou and paintings including the Mona Lisa at The Louvre.
Additionally, Paris has a thriving performing arts scene and locals enjoy evening and weekend trips to the theatre, opera and ballet. Palais Garnier opera house and the modern Bastille Opera attract some of the world’s most sought after singers and dancers, meaning the quality of entertainment is unmatched in other cities.
Whether you are interested in visiting an art gallery to see classic or cutting-edge artworks or spending an evening watching a prestigious ballet show - you will never be short of things to do!
At 775-kilometres long, the Seine is a prominent element and popular tourist attraction in Paris. Parisians often use the Right and Left Bank to distinguish between different locations of the city and there is a long history regarding the Left Bank’s link with writers, artists and café culture and the Right’s association with commerce and trade.
The Seine remains an iconic part of Paris and if you are interested in learning more about the river, then why not take a guided walking tour, or an evening riverboat tour?
Students in Paris benefit from a huge range of beautiful parks, perfect for Summer picnics or afternoon study sessions. Some of the most popular outdoor green spaces include Luxembourg Gardens, Garden des Planets and the Tuileries Garden.
If you have the time, why not spend a day at The Palace of Versailles and learn about the rich history of Louis XIV and the French Revolution. Or if you are less interested in the history side, simply enjoy the beautiful grounds and go for a boat ride in the canal.
Paris is renowned for its fine dining and top quality cuisine and if you are a foodie or have an interest in wine - Paris will be the perfect location for you! There are thousands of restaurants and cafés to choose from suited to all tastes and preferences. Whether you are looking for a popular Michelin-starred restaurant or a less, reserved crêperie: the Parisian food scene is unlike any other.