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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
Arrive back at school
- 1 night's half-board accommodation
- Comprehensive travel and medical insurance
- Detailed information pack
- Free staff place ratio 1:8
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- Motorway tolls and taxes
- Return Channel crossings
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- VAT at current rates to tour operators
Bagatelle Theme Park
One of France's leading theme parks, Bagatelle is ideally suited for younger children. If you have a music group you… Read More
Bec a Suc
A visit to this traditional sweet factory in the charming town of Boulogne-sur-Mer offers your students the opportunity to watch… Read More
Boulangerie Le Fournil
The charismatic baker will tell your students about his work – in French, of course! He will demonstrate some of… Read More
Les Escargots du Bocage
Your visit to this snail farm will begin with a tour, here you will learn interesting facts about the snails… Read More
The Nausicaa Sea-world museum seeks to educate children about the marine environment, man's impact upon it and why it is… Read More
Before you return home, make sure you stop at P&J Calais, to stock up on handmade Belgian chocolates!Chocolate workshops and… Read More
Learn how to make traditional French crêpes and enjoy your own with jam or chocolate sauce! Plus, you’ll also be… 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)
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Very helpful during the trip, especially given flight delays and a changing itinerary. DLR School Lab was very well run. Loads of hands-on activities. Phantasialand was a real highlight. Köln Triangle was great to do in the evening with the sunset. We’d also highly recommend the virtual reality tour of Cologne – remarkably realistic.— Stewart's Melville College, October 2018
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