Workshops: Virtual Visits

Location: In Person at FIAF Manhattan
Type: Workshops
Level: Beginner A1, Advanced Beginner A2, Intermediate B1, Advanced B2
Nov 9, 14, 28 • Dec 5

Led by Svetlana Pézier
$69 per workshop

Join us for a two hour virtual tour of sites around France! You’ll learn about places you thought you knew well and discover new spots to check out on your next trip.

Mondays, from 1-3pm
+ Wednesday, November 9, from 4-6pm

Beginner A1/A2: Nov 9
Intermediate B1/B2: Nov 14, 28 • Dec 5

  • Le Havre - World Heritage Site - Virtual Tour

    Intermediate B1/B2: November 14

    Join us for a two hours virtual tour in François I ’s creation, the second most important harbor of France and now World Heritage Site. While the city center was 80% destroyed during World War II, the Normand city managed to get one of the most famous architects and engineers, Auguste Perret to rethink the art of the injured city.

    Through this tour, we’ll have the opportunity to learn more about modern architecture, Normandy, the city of Le Havre and its history.

    This workshop is for you if you like to travel (even virtually), Art and Architecture, History, French culture and language in general. The tour will be led by a former tour guide from Le Havre.

  • Virtual tour of Haussmann's Paris

    Intermediate B1/B2: November 28

    Join us for a two hour virtual tour of Haussmann’s Paris. Learn more about the Baron who redesigned Paris under Napoleon III. We will (virtually) walk through the most iconic Parisian streets and landmarks, but also some more unknown parts of the most recognizable architecture.

    Through this tour, we’ll have the opportunity to learn more about 19th architecture, art, urbanism, the city of Paris and its history.

    This workshop is for you if you like to travel (even virtually), Art and Architecture, History, French culture and language in general.

  • Virtual tour of Marseille, the historical and cultural city

    Beginner A1/A2: November 9
    Intermediate B1/B2: December 5

    Join us for a two hours virtual tour of Marseille. Learn more about la Cité phocéenne (and why we call it that way). We will (virtually) walk through the most iconic Marseillais landmarks, streets but also some more unknown part of the most recognizable southern city.

    Through this tour, we’ll have the opportunity to learn more about the Mucem, Le Corbusier’s Cité Radieuse, southern food and Art from Provence, Pastis, the old port and its famous Notre Dame de la garde Basilique.

    This workshop is for you if you like to travel (even virtually), Art and Architecture, History, and French culture and language in general.

FIAF In-Person Class Guidelines (as of 9/7/2022): Masks are optional and proof of Covid-19 vaccination is no longer requried to attend a class or event at any FIAF location. Read more.