School Primary Languages Trip to Lille
A primary languages school trip to Lille offers your pupils the perfect opportunity to practise their French and experience French culture, perhaps for the very first time!
You’ll have the chance to visit a boulangerie and a waffle factory, or why not visit the zoo to learn the names of animals in French? All of the activities offered provide a fun setting in which to immerse your pupils in the language and culture.
A French school trip to Lille is the perfect end-of-term treat for your primary pupils packed with real educational value.
Suggested Itinerary (2 days, 1 night)
Arrive in Calais
On the way to Lille, group to visit Boulangerie Le Fournil
Arrive in Lille - time to walk around the town
Check-in to accommodation in time for evening meal
Group to have a guided tour of Lille or visit to Lille Zoo
Visit an old fashioned Waffle factory
Head back to Calais
Arrive back at school
- 1 night's half-board accommodation
- 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
- Food and drink
- Eating out
- Talking about families
- Exploring the town
- Hobbies and pastimes
- Cultural icons
- Likes and dislikes
- Traditional crafts
Educational activities and visits
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
Cultural activities and visits
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.
Supporting you every step of the way
1 Creating Your Perfect Trip
We'll tailor make your school trip to meet your specific requirements
2 Launching your trip to parents and students
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3 After you've booked
Your dedicated Itinerary Coordinator will work with you on the finer details of your trip
4 While you're away
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5 After your trip
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Zoe Campbell — Tour Advisor
Don’t hesitate to contact me for any advice or further information on how your school trip can be tailored to your requirements.
The trip was magical in every sense. The children gained a lifetime experience, and all was made possible and easy with Halsbury. Nothing was too much trouble and Halsbury made a great trip a fantastic life experience. Thank you.— The Community College Whitstable
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- Your group’s safety will be prioritised
- Your trip will be a quality educational experience
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