Depart from school
School French Culture Trip to Futuroscope & the Loire Valley
Exploring the beautiful Loire Valley, your students will love exploring the history of fairy tale châteaux, like the one at Chambord. And make sure you take the time to explore the historic cities of Orléans, liberated by Joan of Arc, and Chartres, with its world-famous cathedral.
One of Europe’s largest educational theme parks, Futuroscope will amaze you, play on your senses and involve you in the action as you escape into new worlds of fun!
Prices start from £285
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Depart from school
Full day at Futuroscope (guide included)
Visit La Vallée des Signes
Visit the Château d’Usse
- 3 nights' half-board accommodation
- Comprehensive travel and medical insurance
- Detailed information pack
- Free staff place ratio 1:8
- Itinerary planning service
- Motorway tolls and taxes
- One-day pass to Futuroscope including guide
- 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
Bioparc de Doué-la-Fontaine
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Chateau de Chambord
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Chateau de Chenonceau
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La Vallée des Singes
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Parc des Mini Chateaux de la Loire
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The CIS Saumur is in a five hectare park bordering the Loire, with unequalled views of the Saumur castle.
Groups are accommodated in multi-bedded rooms, and group leaders in twins. The majority of the centre's dormitories have communal facilities on the same floor as the room. Bedding is provided, and towels are available for hire. WiFi is available in all rooms.
Breakfast is served in the main dining room, and evening meals and packed lunches can be provided on request.
Facilities include a games room with arcade machines, table football, pool table, table tennis and a TV. Use of the indoor pool carries a small charge, but the outdoor swimming pool is free. Also available in the grounds are a volleyball court and a Pétanques area.
Hotel du Futuroscope is well located, just a footbridge away from the main theme park.
The hotel offers 1300 beds in 290 rooms, all with an en-suite, a TV and a telephone available on request. Students will usually be accommodated in multi-bedded rooms and staff in twins.
A continental breakfast will be provided by the hotel (hot drink, croissants, baguette, jam, yoghurt etc) and a three course self service meal is available in the evening.
Kirk Hallam Academy, June 2019A 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.
Sam Axon - Tour Adviser
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