June 27-29, 2022
(before Clin d' Oeil Festival)
Book a deaf-guided tour at these famous sights!
Hands On Travel is thrilled to offer our inaugural day trips in Paris. You will take an authentic tour experience with our Deaf local guides. The tours include a visit of the Louvre Museum, Notre Dame Cathedral, Sainte-Chapelle, Palace of Versailles and St. Jacques Deaf School!
IMPORTANT TO KNOW:
* 4 activities in International Sign (IS)
* 4 activities in American Sign Language (ASL)
* $40 USD per activity (Approx. €35)
* Group Max Size: 15 persons
WHAT YOU WILL SEE...
Notre Dame, Sainte-Chapelle & Old City Walk
$40 USD (2.5 HOURS)
This Catholic cathedral, Notre Dame, lies on the city island in Paris. It is one of the most famous monuments in the city and has been described as “a symbol of French history”. Check out Sainte-Chapelle, an ornate, golden beauty built by King Louis IX of France and be awed by its interior display. A walkabout in the old town and discover its hidden gems.
Palace of Versallies
$40 USD (1.5 HOURS)
The Palace of Versailles, or Versailles, was built by King Louis XIV to show off his power over the people of France. He took 30 years to complete it and it cost more than $10 million USD. It’s been visited by millions since then with many coming just to see how things were done back when it was completed nearly 300 years ago. Check out its most beautiful gardens in the world.
St. Jacques Deaf School
$40 USD (1.5 HOURS)
St. Jacques Deaf School the first institution of its kind for deaf people in the world at the time. Abbe de l’Épée was a philanthropic educator of 18th-century France who has become known as the “Father of the Deaf”. Laurent Clerc was a student at this school and became the “Apostle of the Deaf in United States”.
MEET YOUR LOCAL DEAF FRENCH GUIDES!
Experience the authenticity of French Deaf Culture through our local Deaf guides in Paris.
These guides are proficient in both American Sign Language (ASL) and International Sign (IS).
Notre Dame, St. Chapelle & Versailles
St. Jacques Deaf School (INJS)