Normandy Music Tour

from £359pp

Based on 6 days

Suitable for Secondary Schools, Primary Schools

Overview

The fascinating history of the Normandy coast makes it a wonderfully rich destination for choir tours. Choirs have plenty of options, including performances at the world-famous UNESCO World Heritage Site of Mont St-Michel, and the ancient Abbaye-aux-Hommes.

Complement your performances with diverse cultural visits, such as the Bayeux Tapestry and D-Day landing beaches, for a truly memorable tour!

Our Suggested Itinerary

6 days 4 nights, from £359 by Coach

  1. Day 1

    Depart school in the evening and drive to Normandy overnight.

  2. Day 2

    Arrive in Normandy.

    Explore the lovely medieval town of Bayeux, followed by a visit to the world-famous Bayeux Tapestry!

    Kick off your concert tour with a performance at the spectacular Notre Dame cathedral in Bayeux!

  3. Day 3

    Daytrip to the world-famous UNESCO World Heritage Site of Mont Saint-Michel! The choir will have the opportunity to give a concert at the island’s beautiful 11th century Abbey.

  4. Day 4

    Get a (literal) taste of French culture with a visit to a model village! Here, students will be able to bake their own bread in a traditional oven, and have a go at churning butter.

    Head over to the beautiful port town of Honfleur for a visit to Les Maisons Satie, an interactive musical tribute to local composer Erik Satie.

    Choir performance in St Catherine’s Church. The acoustics in this unusual church are sure to make for a memorable performance.

  5. Day 5

    Spend the morning at the excellent Mémorial de Caen, and then walk in the footstep of the soldiers of WW2 with a guided tour of the D-Day landing beaches.

    Head back into Caen for an evening performance at the spectacular Abbaye-aux-Hommes. This ancient church was built by William the Conqueror, and was chosen by him as his final resting-place.

  6. Day 6

    Drive back to the UK.

School Trip Accommodation

Accommodation

We use safe and secure accommodation especially suited to schools. Our accommodation is usually 2* or youth hostel standard and provides a perfect base for enjoying your tour. All accommodation we use is audited, and our auditing regime is verified by independent experts.


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Abbaye aux Dames

Normandy Music Tour

from £359pp

Based on 6 days