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Short on time but keen to inspire your pupils with a French language experience? A primary language school day trip to Lille is ideal!
Just a short hop across the Channel, Lille offers loads of great activities to introduce your pupils to the French language and culture. Feeling very safe and welcoming, Lille is an excellent choice if you want your pupils to enjoy a city experience.
Whether you’re arranging the trip as a fun end-of-term treat or as an introduction to the country to inspire your pupils from the get-go, you can be sure that a French school trip to Lille will be an unforgettable experience for them! And we also offer multiday options if you would like to offer this as an overnight trip!
On the way to Lille, group to visit an old fashioned waffle maker
Arrive in Lille
Group to have a guided tour of Lille followed by shopping at Euralille shopping centre
Arrive back at school
- 30-minute cookery demonstration and tasting
- Comprehensive travel and medical insurance
- Cost of group passport
- Detailed information pack
- Free staff place ratio 1:10
- Motorway tolls and taxes
- Return transport (coach and ferry/Eurotunnel or Eurostar)
Boulangerie Le Fournil
The charismatic baker will tell your students about his work – in French, of course! He will demonstrate some of… Read More
Charles de Gaulle's Birthplace and Museum
Charles de Gaulle was born in Lille on November 22nd 1890, in the house of his maternal grandparents at 9… Read More
Lille may be Capital of Culture, but it's long been a capital of shopping! Indulge in some retail therapy at… Read More
Guided Tour of Lille
From Grand'Place to the Palais Rihour, discover the architectural heritage of Europe's Capital of Culture (2004) with guides from Lille… Read More
La Gaufre du Pays Flamand
An old fashioned waffle-maker where each visitor leaves with a packet of brown sugar or violet waffles. The visit also… Read More
The Citadelle Park, Lille's largest and most visited, park brings a breath of fresh air to the city. Encircled by… Read More
The Ibis budget Hotel is situated in 'Vieux Lille' - the old town. It offers 93 rooms, all with en-suite facilities. Rooms consist of a double bed and a single bunk canopy. Students are accommodated two to a room and staff in singles. Each room has a TV. A buffet breakfast is offered in the hotel with evening meals in a nearby restaurant.
Misterbed Belle Etoile is centrally located in the pedestrian area of Lille, enabling your group to enjoy all the attractions the city has to offer.Students will generally be accommodated in twin rooms – all are en suite and include a television. Staff will also be accommodated in twin rooms (if a single is requested, a supplement will apply).A buffet-style breakfast will be served in the hotel. Evening meals are taken in the restaurant next door.
Creating your perfect trip
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Launching your trip
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After you've booked
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While you're away
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After your trip
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Gail Biggins — Tour Adviser
Don’t hesitate to contact me for any advice or further information on how your school trip can be tailored to your requirements.
A fabulous trip, the organisers couldn't do enough for us. The students loved it and the itinerary planned was so varied that the students were amazed by the amount of experiences that they received in such a short amount of time.— Kirk Hallam Academy, June 2019
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