Looking for a short food technology trip abroad filled with interesting and educational activities? Then choose Bruges and Boulogne!

We recommend that you start your food technology school trip to Bruges & Boulogne with a visit to the beautiful Belgian city. In Bruges you can visit a sweet factory for a demonstration on how sweets are made and learn about the history of chocolate at Choco-Story. You can also visit the Friet Museum – the first and only museum in the world dedicated to potato fries.

One of our most popular activities in Boulogne is a ‘hands-on’ pancake-making demonstration with the chance to sample what you’ve made. And on your way back to Calais, you can visit a traditional French boulangerie, where you’ll get to taste some freshly baked bread.

Suggested Itinerary (2 days, 1 night)

Day Morning Summary Afternoon Summary Evening Summary
1

Early morning depart school

Arrive in Bruges

Visit to Choco-Story

Visit the Friet Museum

Check-in to accommodation in time for evening meal

2

Depart Bruges

Visit to Boulangerie le Fournil

Visit to Bec-a-Suc sweet factory

Depart Boulogne

Arrive in Calais

Arrive back at school

2 days, 1 night Price from £119 pp
  • 1 night's half-board accommodation
  • Any inclusions such as visits and excursions
  • Comprehensive travel and medical insurance
  • Detailed information pack
  • Free staff place ratio 1:8
  • Itinerary planning service
  • Motorway tolls and taxes
  • Return Channel crossings
  • Return executive coach travel
  • Vamoos travel app - giving you access to all your trip documents on your phone or tablet
  • VAT at current rates to tour operators

Accommodation

Educational Activities

Bec a Suc

Bec a Suc

A visit to this traditional sweet factory in the charming town of Boulogne-sur-Mer offers your students the opportunity to watch… Read More

Bee Museum

Bee Museum

As you take a tour of this fascinating bee farm, your students will learn all about the life of the… Read More

Boulangerie Le Fournil

Boulangerie Le Fournil

The charismatic baker will tell your students about his work – in French, of course! He will demonstrate some of… Read More

Choco-Story

Choco-Story

A visit to the building alone is worth the trip, a surprising four floors make up Choco-Story, something that was… Read More

Confiserie Zucchero

Confiserie Zucchero

When visiting Confiserie Zucchero, your groups can see all kinds of sweets being traditionally made. After the demonstration there is… Read More

De Halve Maan Brewery

De Halve Maan Brewery

The museum offers the unique opportunity to discover the old traditional brewing methods in Bruges. Daily guided tours allow you… Read More

Friet Museum

Friet Museum

The Frietmuseum in Bruges is the first and only museum dedicated to potato fries! Together with delicious Belgian chocolate, the… Read More

Les Escargots du Bocage

Les Escargots du Bocage

Your visit to this snail farm will begin with a tour, here you will learn interesting facts about the snails… Read More

Natur' Pom

Natur' Pom

Natur' Pom produce apples and fruit juices including chicory lemonade, warm cinnamon, apple and lemon juice as well as hampers… Read More

P&J Calais

P&J Calais

Before you return home, make sure you stop at P&J Calais, to stock up on handmade Belgian chocolates!Chocolate workshops and… Read More

Pain Show

Pain Show

Learn how to make traditional French crêpes and enjoy your own with jam or chocolate sauce! Plus, you’ll also be… Read More

Roose's Chocolate World

Roose's Chocolate World

On arrival, charming and professional shop assistants will lead your group to the demonstration area where they will see pralines… Read More

Weekly Markets

Weekly Markets

The weekly markets in Pas de Calais offers a fascinating insight into rural French life. Walk around the stands; take… Read More

Cultural Activities

Belfry of Bruges

Belfry of Bruges

One of the city's most prominent symbols, the Belfry formerly housed a treasury and the municipal archives, and served as… Read More

Bruges Grote Markt

Bruges Grote Markt

In the centre of the World Heritage City of Bruges lies the Grote Markt.… Read More

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Valencia is a fantastic destination for this age group of students. There is plenty to do and see. The language school was very good - their staff are helpful and welcoming and the standard of teaching is very high. Although you are aware of the presence of Valenciano around the city it did not cause any language barriers and in fact was a useful stimulus for cultural discussion on regional languages. it shouldn't put anyone off from travelling to Valencia. — Diss High School, February 2019

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