Presentation on theme: "Un Voyage en France par: Mlle Holland. La France The French weren’t always French! Starting as Neanderthals, these original inhabitants were “colonized”"— Presentation transcript:
La France The French weren’t always French! Starting as Neanderthals, these original inhabitants were “colonized” by the Celtic Gauls, the Romans under Julius Ceasar, and the Franks including Charlemagne. The French went on to colonize parts of Asia, Africa, the Americas, and even Europe! French influence is everywhere!!
Our French Itinerary DimancheLundiMardiMercrediJeudiVendrediSamedi 6/20 Fly to Paris 6/21 Arrive in Paris 6/22 Paris 6/23 Paris 6/24 Paris Train to Montpellier 6/25 Montpellier 6/26 Montpellier 6/27 Fly to SA The 2 cities we will visit are: Paris, Montpellier The dates of our trip are: June 20-27, 2011
Par Avion! We will fly Air France with the following itinerary: – Going 6/20 San Antonio 10:41am – Atlanta 2:08pm Atlanta 5:45pm – Paris (CDG) 8:10am 6/21 – Returning 6/27 Paris 9:20am – Atlanta 1:30pm Atlanta 3:10pm – San Antonio 4:45pm Flight Cost: $1,658 per person
Paris – The “City of Light” Activities: - the palace of Versailles (1 day – Free for under 18!) - the Louvre (1 day – Free for under 18!) - walking tour including La Tour Eiffel (11e), L’arc de Triomphe (Free for under 18!), Bateaux Mouches (9e), and Notre Dame (Free!) Activities Cost: 20 euros! ($27)
Hotel: My Hotel in France – Montmartre - Two star Hotel, close to the Sacre Coeur. - $69 / night. Total for 3 nights: $207 Restaurants: Angelina – for the famous “chocolat chaud” ($10) Les deux Magots – for the ambiance of Sartre and Hemingway ($30) Creperie Bretonne – for a delicious crepe ($10) Total - $50 Cost for Paris: $284
Montpellier Activities: - Walking tour including the jardin des plantes (France’s oldest botanical garden), Peyrou, arc de triomphe, Saint roch, Saint Pierre, main squares and cobblestone streets. (1 day - All Free!) - Palavas les Flots (Trip to the beach! 1 day - by bus or by bike $15) Activities Cost: $15
Hotel: Hotel royal - $84 / night Total for 3 nights: $252 Restaurants: Pizzeria Aida (for French pizza!) $20 Le Chat perche (good ambiance, friendly owner) $30 Boulangerie (for pastries!) ($5) Total: $55 Cost for Montpellier: $322
Le Budget Flights - $1,658 Paris - $ 284 Montpellier - $ 322 Total for the week: $2,264
Conclusion On this trip, we will explore the historic centers of France – its capital city, Paris, and the site of the oldest botanical garden and one of the oldest universities, Montpellier. All for under $2,300!
Credits Flights from: Air France (airfrance.com) Travel information and pictures from: Lonely Planet (lonelyplanet.com) And personal collection Currency conversion: www.xe.com