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Christmas Markets in Lille or Ypres

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Discover traditional Christmas markets with your students. What better way to get ready for Christmas? Both Lille and Ypres are an easy two day visit from the South of England.  Explore the markets and stalls, then see the city highlights. If two days isn’t enough, why not combine…

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Futuroscope® & Paris

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Discover Futuroscope® with your students, a totally different kind of educational experience! Futuroscope® is near Poitiers in the Loire Valley, southwest of Paris. It is one of the best-known and best-loved theme parks in France. With over 46 million visitors since it opened, Futuroscope® is…

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Parc Astérix & Paris

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Take your students on a school trip to Parc Astérix. See the characters from the world famous Astérix books come to life. Humour, history, thrills and interactivity have made this a highly successful theme park, truly one of a kind. A skilful mixture of attractions and shows,…

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Discover Paris

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Discover Paris with your students. Paris is renowned for its vibrant cafés and bars, its graceful public buildings and stunning modern architecture. Begin with a tour of the city taking in the key highlights including the Eiffel Tower. Cruise the Seine River, then see Place de…

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Normandy D-Day

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Take your students on a school trip to Normandy. The Allies launched their invasion of Normandy on the 6th June 1944, which led to the liberation of France and Europe. See the vast American Cemetery at Omaha, a reminder of the many lives lost. Explore the…

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Picardy – The Côte Opale

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Take your students on a school trip to the Côte Opale – so near yet so French! Here you’ll find miles of clean golden sand in the seaside resorts of Le Touquet and Stella Plage. Begin with a visit to Nausicaã or the Aqualud Water…

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Picardy – The Somme

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Discover rural France with your students. Put their French skills to the test with visits to local shops and markets. Begin the tour in Albert with a day excursion to Amiens to see the towering Gothic cathedral. Carry on to the Amiens Zoo and afterwards…

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Ypres and the Somme

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Inspire your students with a school trip to Ypres and the Somme. Following the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War in 2014, more students will be interested in visiting the battlefields. Our tours are designed to support student’s understanding of the causes of…

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Disneyland® and Paris

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Explore Disneyland® Paris with your students. With two Disney® Parks situated next to each other offering more than 50 attractions, shows and parades, this is a magical destination. Disneyland® Park has five theme lands filled with Disney classic stories and fairy tales. While in the Walt Disney…

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