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The Stuff You Missed in History Class

June 2 - 9, 2019

Join Holly & Tracy of "The Stuff You Missed in History Class" on a 6-night adventure to Paris.  Immerse yourself in culture and explore some of Paris' most exciting districts including iconic locations of the French Revolution!


Included Tour Highlights

  • 6 Nights at a select centrally located 4* hotel

  • French Revolution locations with Expert Guide

  • Versailles Day trip

  • Seine River Cruise

  • Notre Dame, Bastille, Pantheon, Catacombs, PalaisRoyale, Place de la Concorde, Tuileries Palace and so much more

Included Dining Experiences

  • Daily European Breakfast included

  • Welcome & Farewell Dinners

Included Transportation

  • Hotel transfers are included when purchasing the airfare inclusive package

  • Paris Metro Pass for touring the city during the guided tour as well as during your leisure time


Day 1:

Fly To Europe

Depart for an overnight flight to Paris, France.

Day 2:

Arrive Paris

Arrive in Paris and transfer to your centrally located hotel. You will have time to explore the quaint neighborhood with our Tour Director before enjoying a welcome drink hosted by Tracy and Holly.

Included Meals. licht annotizers


Day 3:

Napoleon - Montmartre

This morning, we are joined by a local guide as we explore numerous French Revolution sites in Paris. Sites include the Palais-Royal, Hotel des Invalides to see Napoleon's Tomb and the military museum. Later, we discover one of Paris' most beautiful and exciting areas, the Montmartre. Walk the streets that some of Paris' most notable characters once lived, including Monet, Van Gogh, Picasso, Renoir to name a few. An evening in the Montmartre is not to be missed. Tonight, Tracy and Holly host a Welcome Dinner at a nearby restaurant.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Welcome Dinner

Day 4:

French Revolution Tour

We continue exploring Paris and the ma- jor sites that played a significant role in the French Revolution. Our local expert guide introduces us to the Bastille area, Notre Dame Cathedral and Place de la Concorde. We will also visit the Catacombes of Paris which date back to the 1700s. Over the years, more and more remains were brought here from over- crowded cemeteries to make room for the city's development, up until 1860.

Included Meals: Breakfast


Day 5:

Paris At I Fishire

Enjoy a full leisure day to explore Paris on your own. Visits may include; Louvre Mu- seum to see the Mona Lisa or the Musee de Orsay where you'll be immersed in the world of Monet, Van Gogh, Renoir, and other mas- ters of the 19th and 20th centuries. You may also choose a full day trip to Normandy or go wine tasting in Champagne.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 6:

French Revolution Tour

This morning we depart for the Palace of Versailles, former home of King Louis XIV and Marie Antoinette. Our tour of Versailles will include numerous rooms as well as the famous Hall of Mirrors. The local guide will explain how the palace played a large part of the French Revolution. Later, we return to Paris with your evening free.

Included Meals: Breakfast

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Day 7:

Enjoy a full day to discover your Paris. There are numerous optional experiences to relish including a visit to the Eiffel Tower or take in one Paris' exciting markets or gardens. Your Tour Director will also have additional ideas including a bike tour through the Paris streets or take in a French cooking class. Lat- er, we gather for an illuminated Seine River Cruise followed by a fabulous farewell dinner.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Farewell Dinner

Day 8:
Au Revoir Paris

Fly home from Paris or extend your stay in Europe.

Included Meals: Breakfast


Tracy & Holly

Tracy V. Wilson joined HowStuffWorks as a staff writer in 2005 and in 2010 she became site direc tor and editorial director in 2014. Tracy cohosted the PopStuff pop culture podcast with Holly Frey; the pair now cohosts Stuff You Missed in History Class. Tracy's love of history started to grow in college, with four required humanities courses that gave her a more holistic way to approach the past and how it affects the present. Tracy spends her downtime much like she spends her time at work readina. writina. tinkerina and brookina only the most daliahtful nonsense.

Holly Frey is cohost of Stuff You Missed in History Class, and she's also an executive producer for the HowStuffWorks podcast network. Her true historical passion is fashion from all eras. She lives in Atlanta with her husband and a small herd of cats. When she's not obsessing over comma place- ment or talking about the past, she's sewing, running, watching television, visiting a Disney park. rescuing animals, going to the movies, traipsing around town in a ridiculous costume or obsessing over delicious food. Sometimes, she does several of these things at once.

Tour Price:




(Based on 2 people sharing a room)

(Does not include airfare) Based on 2 people sharing a room




Add $800 to double rate

Trip Deposit

A $300 deposit per person is required at booking - it is fully refundable until April 3, 2019

Credit Cards: To keep rates down, the prices above are for cash payments. Credit Cards are accepted for final payment but will have an additional credit card charge of $125 per person

Final Payment
April 3, 2019

Final Payment with airfare included: March 3, 2019

Need help with booking airfare or do not want to fly out of JFK?

Our team can help you choose the best flights to join the group in Paris.  We suggest you purchase the 'land only' and we will then work on the airfare for you based on where you live.  


How do I get from the airport to the hotel in Paris?

There are a number of different ways - the easiest is to take a taxi or Uber otherwise there are trains that depart often as well as a number of buses that run between the airport and the city center.  Once you arrive in the city center you will have to transfer via the underground metro or another bus, taxi.  Transfers are not included in the tour price outside of the Norwegian Airlines flight.  Norwegian Airlines flight #7022 arrives CDG Terminal 1 at 12:20PM.  The motor coach will depart from Terminal 1 at 2PM.  Motorcoaches are parked just outside of baggage claim and there will be a sign on the coach window "Defined Destinations Paris".  Guests that are signed up on the tour and arrive before the coach departs are more than welcome to use this transfer at no additional cost.


What hotel are we at in Paris?

We are staying at the centrally located, boutique style Hotel Josephine - near the Montmartre 

Live outside the United States and want to join us?

Yes, you are more than welcome to join us on the trip - just select 'land only' when filling out the registration form - we can help you with finding airfare if needed

Want to extend your stay in Paris or another area in Europe?

We can help you with your flights or lodging 

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