Mountain biking, archery, stand-up paddle boarding and canoeing in the epic landscapes of the Massif Central. 

Inspire your students to move more with an unforgettable adventure in the Massif Central.

From mountain biking to archery, watersports to high rope courses, your students will love every minute of this adrenaline-fuelled trip. And all of this while surrounded by some of the most spectacular landscapes in Europe, which boast volcanoes, gorges and the mighty River Dordogne.

You’ll stay in the purpose-built on-site accommodation centre, which itself has fantastic sporting facilities including a football pitch, pool, tennis courts and volleyball courts – all of which are free to use.  With morning, afternoon and evening activities included, this tour is incredible value for money and one that they’ll be talking about for years to come.

Suggested Itinerary (5 days, 4 nights)

Day Morning Summary Afternoon Summary Evening Summary


Continue journey to Massif Central

Team sports



Stand-up paddle boarding

Treasure hunt


Dordogne River Adventure

Continue Dordogne River Adventure

Flag game


Mountain biking


Movie night


Travel home

Continue journey home

Return home

5 days, 4 nights Price from £533 pp
  • 4 nights' full-board accommodation (staff in twins, students in multi-bedded rooms)
  • 2 land activities - mountain biking and archery
  • 2 watersports activities - stand-up paddle boarding and canoeing
  • Full day Dordogne River Adventure
  • Evening activities
  • On-site facilities (free to use) including swimming pool, pitch, volleyball court and tennis court
  • Executive coach with driver throughout tour
  • Return ferry crossings
  • Free staff place ratio 1:10
  • Detailed information pack
  • Itinerary planning service
  • VAT




Kayaking on Lake Sechemailles

Take to the waters of Lake Sechemailles to try kayaking.  Read More

Two people in a canoe on a tree lined lake

Canadian Canoeing on Lake Sechemailles

Climb aboard and have a go at canoeing.  Read More

People in colourful canoes on the Dordogne River

Dordogne River Adventure

Enjoy an unforgettable day in and around the Dordogne River! Read More

Chateau du Val on a sunny summers day

Chateau Val High Ropes

Take to the treetops for incredible views of a fairytale chateau.  Read More

A young boy stand up paddle boarding

Standup Paddleboarding on Lake Sechemailles

Try your hand at this increasingly popular activity.  Read More

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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As a dad, I take great joy in hearing from other parents about how much their children loved our trips!– Dan Morley Sports Sales & Product Manager

Don't take our word for it …

We had used Halsbury for our previous tours and have always been impressed with the level of support and communication from Halsbury. We had everything we needed for the tours to run faultlessly. It feels like we are working together to really get the best out of the tour. You feel like partners more than customers. I would definitely recommend Halsbury! The support to the tour leaders is so good, and they are always at the end of the phone or email to answer any questions. — The Forest School, July 2023

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  • Your school trip will be fully financially protected
  • Your group's safety will be prioritised
  • Your trip will be a quality educational experience
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Safety prioritised

As an Assured Member of the School Travel Forum (STF) we have an effective Safety Management System in place.

As well as reassuring you that your group's safety will be prioritised at all times, this will also help you to meet your due diligence and reduces the amount of External Provider paperwork required.

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For non-flight packages, the Association of Bonded Travel Organisers Trust Limited (ABTOT) provides financial protection under The Package Travel and Linked Travel Arrangements Regulations 2018 for Halsbury Travel (5493), and in the event of their insolvency. ABTOT cover provides for a refund in the event you have not yet travelled or repatriation if transportation was included in your package. Please note that bookings made outside the UK are only protected by ABTOT when purchased directly with Halsbury Travel. 

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All air tours and flights arranged by us are also **ATOL protected**. Our ATOL number is ATOL 5079. Protection extends primarily to customers who book and pay in the United Kingdom.