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With all visits less than an hour’s drive from Calais, this is an easy trip packed full of educational value. Take your pupils to a chocolate factory, a local bakery, Bagatelle theme park or Nausicaa sea life centre. Spend some time at the beach or experience the atmosphere at one of the local markets.
Make it a one-day school trip or stay for a couple of days to really give your pupils the opportunity to explore and practise their French.
Arrive in Calais
Group to visit a French bakery or pancake-making demonstration and tasting
Group to have a stroll along the beach before visiting Nausicaa Sea Life Centre
Check-in to accommodation in time for evening meal
After evening meal group to go bowling or have a quiz at the accommodation centre
Visit a traditional French market
Visit a snail farm
Visit a chocolate factory
Head back to Calais
EveningArrive 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
Bagatelle Theme Park
One of France's leading theme parks, Bagatelle is ideally suited for younger children.…
Bec a Suc
A visit to this traditional sweet factory in the charming town of Boulogne-sur-Mer offers…
Boulangerie Le Fournil
The charismatic baker will tell your students about his work – in French, of course!…
Les Escargots du Bocage
Your visit to this snail farm will begin with a tour, here you will learn interesting fac…
The Nausicaa Sea-world museum seeks to educate children about the marine environment, ma…
Before you return home, make sure you stop at P&J Calais, to stock up on handmade Belgian…
Learn how to make traditional French crêpes and enjoy your own with jam or chocolate…
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 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 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)
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Thanks for another fabulous trip and for alll your patience and support.— Oasis Academy Silvertown, December 2018
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