NORMANDY 4 Nights
EXPERIENCE THE REAL NORMANDY
Within easy reach of the UK, Normandy is always a popular destination for both primary and secondary schools.
This itinerary is perfect for those wanting to experience the local culture as well as learning about historical events and visit memorials linked to these events. Take a visit to Mont St Michel, one of Europe’s most unforgettable sights. Recently re-engineered to be a complete island once more, it makes for a memorable and fascinating visit, and it’s easy to see why it was one of the most popular places of medieval pilgrimage.
This five-day package is a great option for you.
An educational trip to indulge in French history and culture
Our ready-made tours are great for any teacher wanting an itinerary to suit their educational needs. This trip, focussing on the history and culture of Normandy, is suitable for all ages.
If you wish, our French specialists can recommend additional visits in Normandy to enhance your trip, to help make this an even more enjoyable experience for your students.
“Thank you again for an extremely enjoyable week and I hope that we will be able to travel with you again next year.”
Normandy played a key role in European History
- DAY *1*
Depart your school on your private coach via a Dover – Calais Channel crossing. Arrive at your accommodation in time for dinner in the evening.
- DAY *2*
Start your trip with a visit to a traditional French market – a perfect place to practise your language skills! Then we’ll look at aspects of the Second World War with visits to Arromanches 360, the American Cemetery near Omaha Beach, and the Caen Memorial Museum.
- DAY *3*
Start the day with a visit to caramel factory and then a traditional goat farm, before heading to view the Bayeux Tapestry. If time allows later in the afternoon, spend some time on the beach or shopping.
- DAY *4*
A full day visit to the magnificent Mont St Michel, stopping off in the pretty town of Villedieu les Poêles on the return journey.
- DAY *5*
Depart your accommodation and head back to Calais for the journey back to school.