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When In…The French Riviera

The French Riviera – the Mediterranean coast of southern France – is a popular destination for celebrities and tourists alike. I took a guided tour of the French Riviera and traveled along the coast, stopping at some great spots. Here are my top places to visit! Nice, France Nice is hands down my favorite city in the French Riviera. ...

by Staff, Jolie Blair , Sun Valley, Idaho

Western Civilization Program – Student Testimonials

If you are interested in European history, philosophy, art, archeology, and mythology then prepare yourself for the ultimate academic adventure. It is nearly impossible to avoid the phrase “the trip of a lifetime” when thinking about our program itinerary ( Athens, Rome, Florence, ...

Water sports on the French Riviera

Snorkeling, kayaking, paddle boating, swimming, parasailing, sailing and more with our programs in Nice and St. ...

Modern Europe Highlights

With some of Europe’s greatest cities on our itinerary this program will be an unforgettable journey. We want to make sure each day is an opportunity for you to learn about, explore, and experience the local culture in its many forms, from monuments and museums to concerts and cuisine. For more information please visit Modern Europe ...

Nice 2018 Experience Part 2

Today was another awesome day in France! I started off this morning with a chocolate croissant and some orange juice in the kitchen with my friends Courtney, Lily, and Ella. After breakfast, we had a class for three hours and we learned new vocabulary words about the city and we interviewed some of the people that lived here in Nice. It was ...

by Student, Arianna R. , Quito, Ecuador

Nice 2018 Experience Part 1

Today I woke up early and had a yogurt and fruit for breakfast. Even though I was awake early, I was still late to be downstairs. We hopped on a fancy bus and headed to Monaco. During the bus ride, we listened to music and sang along. Once we arrived, we had the choice of visiting the aquarium or a palace: I chose to visit the palace. We took a ...

by Student, Arianna R. , Quito, Ecuador

Traveling from Quito to Nice

Traveling from Quito to Nice My mother and I were looking for a program where I could practice my french but at the same time learning photography, and doing some sports. The timing was very hard first of all because in Ecuador we finish classes much later than the USA and Europe. Secondly, my sister is graduating from high school and the ...

by Student, Arianna R. , Quito, Ecuador

Traveling in Belgium vs. Traveling in France

Traveling in Belgium vs. Traveling in France Since the day I found out that I was accepted to the Nice program, I have been counting the days and hours until the day I board the plane to leave Ecuador. I am thrilled about attending Abbey Road Programs because I think I am going to have so much fun, make many good friends, learn photography ...

by Student, Arianna R. , Quito, Ecuador

“Bonne Chance”: Language Immersion in France

“Bonne Chance”: Language Immersion in France   Over the past week, my preparations for going to Saint Laurent Du Var, France with Abbey Road Programs have greatly shifted. On Thursday I left for Vienna, Austria because prior to arriving in France to begin my stay there I am doing nearly three weeks of unrelated travel. Being in ...

by Student, Amitai B. , Austin, TX

Preparing for St. Laurent Du Var, France

Preparing for St. Laurent Du Var, France As I have been getting increasingly excited for my time with Abbey Road Programs in St. Laurent Du Var, France, I have begun multiple steps of preparation to ensure that I will have the most fulfilling trip possible. One of the first things I did in anticipation of going to France was set up a Duolingo ...

by Student, Amitai B. , Austin, TX