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ODP International Trips

ODP International Trips

World Strides

Destination: Paris

Depart Date: March 24, 2024‚Äč

Return Date: April 1, 2024

Number of Days: 9

Program leader Name: Greg Helsel

Base Trip Price: $3,996 (Based on 30 travelers)

Departure Airport: PIT (Subject to Availability)

Group Scale Costs: 15-19 Travelers ($355 added), 20-24 Travelers ($173 added), 30+ ($71 OFF)

 

Your Day-By-Day Adventure

Day 1:

Fly to France

Please note: the final itinerary may be slightly different from this program. The final itinerary will be determined based on the size of the group, any adjustments that are required (such as adding additional matches), and the final schedule of the matches. (If additional matches are required, then some sightseeing content will be replaced by the additional matches needed).

 

Day 2: 

Check in at Hotel - Arrive at a hotel in the greater Paris area that will be your base for the next seven nights.

Welcome Meeting - Begin with a welcome meeting and orientation. Afterwards, enjoy free time to explore the area around the hotel.

Dinner at Hotel Restaurant

Training Session - Participate in a Training Session led by your coaching staff at a local field.

 

Day 3: 

Breakfast at Hotel

Travel into Central Paris

Paris City Tour Highlights include the Eiffel Tower, the Arc de Triomphe, the Louvre, Place de la Concorde, Les Invalides, and Notre Dame. Enjoy free time to shop in the fashion capital of the world.

Friendly Match - Play a Friendly Match against a local club or academy team. The team will meet and compete against athletes of similar ages and skill levels.

Dinner at Hotel Restaurant

 

Day 4: 

Breakfast at Hotel

Return to Central Paris

Seine River Cruise

Eiffel Tower Ascent - Ascend to the top of Paris’ most recognizable landmark!

Free Time in Paris

Professional Coaching Clinic - Participate in a special Coaching Clinic with a guest coach, player or instructor. The clinic will be designed exclusively for the team and to enhance skills in areas identified by the coaching staff.

Dinner at Hotel Restaurant

 

Day 5: 

Breakfast at Hotel

Training Session led by own coaching staff

Travel to Versailles

The Palace of Versailles - In addition to viewing the spectacular Gardens, visit includes the ornate State Apartments, highlighted by the magnificent Hall of Mirrors. Versailles set the standard for royal opulence in the 17th century.

Free Time to Explore

Dinner at Hotel Restaurant

 

Day 6:

Breakfast at Hotel

Travel to Parc De Princes

Parc De Princes Stadium Tour - Parc de Princes was built to provide the city of Paris with a modern venue for important rugby and football matches.

Friendly Match

Dinner at Hotel Restaurant

 

Day 7:

Breakfast at Hotel

The Louvre Tour - the renowned Louvre Museum with a local specialist guide. See Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa, the imposing Coronation of Napoleon, and many of the finest paintings and sculptures from western civilization.

Friendly Match - Attend A Professional Match attend a professional soccer match within the greater Paris area.

Dinner at Hotel Restaurant

 

Day 8: 

Breakfast at Hotel

Today we will travel to Normandy - The Normandy region of France comprises 360 miles of coastline bordering lush farmland and bustling market towns. Despite its natural beauty and gastronomic delights, the area is primarily known for its history: from William the Conqueror to WWII. Omaha Beach View the coast at Omaha Beach, where you can still see war wreckage.

Pointe Du Hoc - Explore Pointe du Hoc, a nearly 100- meter-high cliff, with perpendicular sides jutting out into the Channel. It was assigned to the U.S. 2nd Rangers to take and hold during the D-Day landings. Pointe du Hoc now features a memorial and museum dedicated to the battle.

American Military Cemetery Experience the solemn serenity of the Normandy American Cemetery. Overlooking Omaha Beach and the English Channel, the memorial grounds contain the graves of 9,387 soldiers, each marked by a white marble cross or Star of David.

Dinner at Hotel Restaurant

 

Day 9: 

Breakfast at Hotel

Our rewarding and enjoyable tour comes to an end as our Tour Director accompanies us to the airport on our final day.

 

ADVANTAGE PAYMENT PLAN

Families and participants have the option to set up an extended payment plan offering monthly payments that can be paid even after participants return from their trip. Call 855-442-0695 for more information or to set up your plan.

 

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