Depart from school
Arrive in Calais
Visit a traditional, family-owned bakery to see how croissants are made. Or visit a sweet factory or chocolaterie if you have a sweet tooth! And make sure you don't miss the opportunity to visit one of the local markets, to see how important fresh, local produce is to this region.
There really are lots of exciting food-related activities to choose from here, so you can really tailor your day to meet your specific learning objectives. And whatever you choose to do, it will be a fantastic introduction to French cuisine for your students.
Depart from school
Arrive in Calais
Arrive in Boulogne - time for lunch followed by a pancake-making demonstration and tasting
Group to visit Bec-a-Suc Sweet Factory
Time for evening meal followed by an evening walk around the town
Visit a local market and traditional Boulangerie
Travel to Calais
Group to take part in a Chocolate Workshop
Arrive back at school
A visit to this traditional sweet factory in the charming town of Boulogne-sur-Mer offers your students the opportunity … Read more
The charismatic baker will tell your students about his work – in French, of course! He will demonstrate some of… Read more
To start your tour, you will be given a brief history of cocoa, including how the beans are used and how they are cul… Read more
The cheese is made using traditional unpasturised cow's milk. You can visit the work-shop, the maturing cellar, video… Read more
An old fashioned waffle-maker where each visitor leaves with a packet of brown sugar or violet waffles. The visit also i… Read more
A 30-minute cookery demonstration with a professional chef, followed by a tasting session. Gives students a real hands-o… Read more
Lille offers a wide variety of markets to choose from; the Wazemmes Market has a selection of food, flowers, fabrics, a… Read more
Before you return home, make sure you stop at P&J Calais, to stock up on handmade Belgian chocolates!Chocolate workshops… Read more
Learn how to make traditional French crêpes and enjoy your own with jam or chocolate sauce! Plus, you’ll… Read more
The weekly markets in Pas de Calais offers a fascinating insight into rural French life. Walk around the stands; take in… Read more
Artes Cap d'Opale is located in Ambleteuse, a peaceful seaside resort full of history north of Boulogne.
The Village Vacances is comprised of a central multi-storey building and three sperate blocks of chalet style accommodation. Chalets usually have two bedrooms and a bathroom with a usual maximum capacity of 5 beds per room, and 9 beds maximum per chalet.
Most rooms on the ground floor are accessible, but there are also three specially adapted rooms for handicapped guests.
The centre offers full- and half-board accommodation. Facilities include a reception, bar and restaurant. There is a classroom which can be hired out for a fee, and plenty of outdoor space for students to exercise or relax in. There is also an indoor pool which groups can use.
The Hippotel is set within tranquil woodlands, just half a mile from the centre of Le Touquet.
The accommodation has rooms of 2 to 6, each with bath or shower and separate WC. All guestrooms have a TV with some English channels and single rooms are available at a supplement.
In terms of communal areas, there is a bar with a terrace and games area, and two conference rooms seating up to 30 people are also available, if required.
As well as a games room and a sauna, the hotel has its own restaurant, offering fantastic panoramic views over both the park and the regional equestrian centre.
This popular youth centre is located in the middle of the dunes in Stella- Plage which is a beautiful quaint little seaside town.
This youth centre offers 85 rooms. Each room can sleep between 2-4 students and each with its own private WC/shower.
There is a restaurant on-site that can offer breakfast and evening meals and packed luches can also be arranged.
The reception desk is open from 08.30 until 19.00, 7 days a week and sells a selection of phonecards and postcards - there is even a daily collection from the postbox.
There is a Classroom/Meeting room, Bar & café, Giant screen TV, Video/DVD player and Karaoke machine.
Groups can watch films free of charge and can have a karaoke/disco night for 5€ per person.
This fantastic accommodation centre also has a leisure room with table football, table tennis and video games. Outdoors, students can also make use of the Sports playground (football, basketball, volleyball and badminton)
Don’t hesitate to contact me for any advice or further information on how your school trip can be tailored to your requirements.
0115 9404 303
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