Student travel is an excellent addition to your core curriculum, by providing external lessons that your students can truly apply and take back to the classroom. However, sometimes, determining the best destinations, as well as figuring out what each location has to offer, can be a little challenging, especially when you are trying to create your very own custom tour. For guidance in choosing the best travel destinations, we’ve turned to U.S. News Travel’s Worldwide Vacation Rankings to scope out the top destinations!
And the votes are in! U.S. News Travel has comprised a list of the top 25 World’s Best Places to Visit, or as we like to call it, the top destinations for adventures abroad. We’ve extracted the top two best destinations from their list and included some exclusive educational opportunities from CETours, making these destinations a complete well-rounded adventure, to help with planning your next customized, educational tour!
#1 – PARIS, France
When it comes to fashion and romance, Paris is incomparable. Often referred to as the City of Lights, tourist numbers are ever increasing, bringing in millions of tourists each year. With popular attractions such as the wondrous Eiffel Tower, the historical Notre Dame Cathedral, and the grand Palace of Versailles, there is plenty to keep you entertained. However, for the historian, this is just the beginning of what Paris has to offer. Known for great historic treasures such as the mystifying Mona Lisa, the voluptuous Venus de Milo, as well as the wondrous Winged Victory of Samothrace, the historic Musée de Louvre is the world’s largest art museum, and home to over 35,000 art pieces, making this attraction a ‘must-see.’
After a fascinating few days in France, keep your student travel tour going, by pairing with the second ranking top destination…
#2 – LONDON, England
In only 2-3 hours by train, your adventures abroad continue in the eclectic towns of London England! Full of rich history and modern day attractions, your class curriculum will come alive! Take a guided tour to the ever popular British Museum (rated #1 Best things to do in London), or escape to a historic London Canal Cruise. Submerge your students in the British culture while enjoying a game of Cricket on one of London’s many cricket grounds. You’ll also want to explore the regal Buckingham Palace, and the Tower of London, comprised of 20 towers and the famous Crown Jewels exhibition! No matter which destinations you decide, CETours is ready with your travel plans. Check out our complete London Itinerary, or use it as a guide to create your own custom tour, and let us make your next class trip unforgettable.