Bon voyage and bonne chance to our French exchange students who flew out yesterday morning (Sunday) from Cork Airport to Paris Charles de Gaulle as part of our now annual exhange with L’École Massillon in Paris. As well as meeting their correspondents and host families the students have a busy schedule of events for the week. Please see below:

Monday 14th January
• Welcome breakfast in École Massillon and meeting with Principal, Monsieur Michon. 
• Classes with correspondents
• A visit to the Georges Pompidou centre
• Return to Massillon for lunch
• Afternoon tour of the Notre Dame cathedral
• Return home with correspondents

Le Centre Georges Pompidou

Tuesday 15th January
• A visit to the Eiffel tower and the Tuileries gardens in the morning
• Shopping in ‘Les Halles’ in the afternoon
• Return home with correspondents

Le Jardin de Tuileries

Wednesday 16th January
• Classes in Massillon in the morning
• Visit of the musée d’Orsay
• Trip down the river Seine on the bateau mouche
• Trip to Montmartre
• Trip to the theatre to see a French play
• Return home with correspondents.

Les Bateaux Mouches

Thursday 17th January
• A trip to visit the palace of Versailles on the outskirts of Paris
• Return to Paris to visit the Arc de Triomphe and to stroll down the Champs Elysees.
• Return home with correspondents.

Le Chateau de Versailles

Friday 18th January:
• Farewell breakfast in Ecole Massillon
• Depart for Charles de Gaulle airport.
• Arrive at Cork Airport.

L’Ecole Massillon

Our thanks to teachers Ms Susan Casey and Ms Lisa Casey for accompanying the students on their trip. We look forward to seeing you all back in Cork safe and sound next Friday afternoon.

Cork Airport

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