Normandy offers a fascinating selection of visits for both primary and secondary schools. History, including WW2 museums and landing beaches, Food Technology visits and wide variety of Cross-curriculum visits make this a very rewarding destination.
Visits to working farms and small artisan workshops are the particular highlight of the Normandy trip for our schools. Many famous culinary specialities, such as Camembert cheese and the cider brandy Calvados, are produced in the area. Popular visits include the Biscuiterie Cormier Asnelles, Caramels d'Isigny, Chocolatrium, Boulangerie Le Fournil and Manoir d'Apreval Cidery in Honfleur.
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Normandy offers such a great variety of excursions and visits. Let us know what you want to do, what to see, where to go, and we'll put together a brilliant itinerary for you within your budget.
Here's a sample Itinerary, 5 days by Coach, from £265 per person.
Leave school in the evening. Overnight Portsmouth-Caen ferry crossing (alternatively, you group could take a shorter Dover-Calais crossing and travel in the daytime, arriving in the evening).
Trip to Bayeux. Bayeux tapestry. Bayeux treasure hunt.
Day 3 - WW2 day
Caen Peace Museum, the best WW2 museum in France.
D-Day Landing Beaches guided tour, highly recommended.
Visit to Honfleur, a picturesque port and enchanting town which served as inspiration to many Impressionists.
Visit Le Manoir d'Apreval, Cider Farm near Honfleur.
OR Visits to Boulangerie Le Fournil and Le Petit Motte Goat's cheese farm in Cambremer.
Biscuiterie Les Sablés d'Asnelles - biscuit making with a friendly local artisan.
Return travel home.
EXTRA DAY OPTION: Day trip to Mont St Michel, one of France's most recognisable landmarks
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School Trips to Normandy
We use a wide selection of accommodation throughout Normandy, mostly to the 2* standard - all specially suited to the requirements of our schools. All accommodation we use is audited, and our auditing regime is verified by independent experts.