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School Trips to France {republique francaise}

School trips to France offer pupils lots to see and do, whatever the season. You can go skiing in the Alps in the winter; enjoy the stunning beaches in the South in the summer; and appreciate the magnificent Chateaux in Loire Valley or Bordeaux all year-round. Your pupils can improve and develop their language skills whilst taking part in fun outdoor activities as well as advancing other academic studies, such as history and cultural studies.

So what makes France a great school trip destination?

France is right on our doorstep. The Eurotunnel and ferries have made taking a school group to France an easy task.

Please find our chosen educational tours to France below for you to choose from. Some fantastic examples of great historic sites and landmarks your class can visit are: The Palace of Versailles, the Somme Battlefields, the Eiffel Tower, and Agincourt Battlefield. France's history is so vast that you can find something relevant to any year group's national curriculum.



Key Curriculum Topics


Languages, History, Tourism, Cultural, Mathematics, Art, Science.


france mapfrance location  France
language  French
french currency  € Euro
french time  +1 hour






Ardeche Adventure


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Popular France Trip, September 2017: Ardeche Adventure
On our adventure trips to the Ardeche students will have a great time! We have been 'using the great outdoors to great effect' since 2007. We work hard to tailor programmes to the specific needs and budgets of our guests to ensure accessibility and we genuinely want every student to be able to experience these fabulous days and get the benefit that outdoor learning has to offer. We are delighted to welcome many groups back to the resort year after year which would suggest we have got the r...Details & Enquire


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Science & Technology France

Science & Technology France

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Futuroscope is one of the largest and most popular educational theme parks in Europe. Futuroscope will give your students a truly amazing experience of fun and discovery. We can arrange for your school group t ...
Science & Technology France

Ardeche Adventure

Ardeche Adventure

Come and experience a School Adventure with a real difference. A level of service we feel you will struggle to beat. From your first enquiry right through to getting back to School and beyond. Our Adventures really do have the 'Atlas Difference' ...
Ardeche Adventure

Student Convention at Disneyland Paris

Student Convention at Disneyland Paris

The original & exclusively live Student Convention gives students the inside track on how Disneyland® Paris is run. Disney executives present, in person, to students covering a range of topics....
Student Convention at Disneyland Paris

Normandy Calvados

Normandy Calvados

A wealth of amazing opportunities for cross-curricular school tours to Normandy and easy access ensure that the Calvados region of Normandy remains our most popular destination for schools. Key Stages 2 and 3 a ...
Normandy Calvados


St Christophers Inn Gare du nord Paris

St Christophers Inn Gare du nord Paris

St Christopher’s Gare du Nord is the most modern backpacker hostel in Paris. Located directly opposite the Gare du Nord train station, our flagship site caters for up to 600 guests ...
St Christophers Inn Gare du nord Paris

Paris - University trip

Paris - University trip

A short trip across the channel opens up a world of sophistication, fashion, gastronomy, fine art, film making, design, photography and architecture. ...
Paris - University trip

School Water Sports Trips

School Water Sports Trips

Water sports trips give students the chance to succeed in new found environments, to conquer fresh challenges and develop self belief in unique circumstances. Activ4 trips provide thrilling activities in safe, secure and well maintained locations...
School Water Sports Trips

Classic EU Tour

Classic EU Tour

This five day trip takes in the historic town of Strasbourg, a visit to the Council of Europe and the European Parliament. Enjoy an excursion to the German spa town of Baden-Baden, before departing for Brussels ...
Classic EU Tour


Paris Languages

Paris Languages

Immersive learning has always been the best way forward and in Paris you will get to learn from local teachers, visit markets and converse with the people running shops and stalls to hone pronunciation and conversational skills. ...
Paris Languages

Chateau du Broutel

Chateau du Broutel

The Chateau du Broutel is a stunning early eighteenth century French chateau in the northern French region of Somme. School groups can choose from five educational courses, mixing on site outdoor pursuits with French learning experiences. ...
Chateau du Broutel

WW1 Battlefields

WW1 Battlefields

Adaptable Travel will help you create a fantastic learning experience on your bespoke WW1 Battlefields school trip to Ypres and Somme. We offer our ‘Project Battlefields’ student and teacher resources, qualified guides who we hand-pick and more. ...
WW1 Battlefields

Hockey Tours with Equity

Hockey Tours with Equity

Widely played in schools across the UK, a hockey tour with Equity will allow students to develop their skills in locations such as the Papendal Olympic Training Centre in Holland with world-class training facilities and coaches. ...
Hockey Tours with Equity


Netball Tours with Equity

Netball Tours with Equity

A netball tour is a great way for players to bond and grow. At Equity, we know that on a sports tour it can be shown that workshops, tailored training programmes and an external environment can change a student’s attitude towards sport. ...
Netball Tours with Equity

World War One History Tours

World War One History Tours

WWI Somme & Ypres Lest we forget! Whether it’s a day trip or a 4-day residential, visit the sites and cemeteries of the ‘Great War’ and remember those from all nations that fought for their fellow man from Thiepval to Last Post in Ypres. ...
World War One History Tours

Brittany

Brittany

St. Cast in Brittany is a picturesque resort which has managed to retain its small fishing village atmosphere. This a great location, popular with many schools for French language trips to France. ...
Brittany

Battlefield Tours

Battlefield Tours

Holts employ battlefield tour professionals who all have great experience and an exceptional historical knowledge and understanding of the battlefields you will visit as part of your tour. ...
Battlefield Tours


WW1 Battlefields

WW1 Battlefields

The WW1 Battlefields of Belgium and France is etched into the memory of our nation; over time the memories of soldiers who were there has faded, so what better way to understand the times and conditions than to take your group to the Western Front?...
WW1 Battlefields

Disneys Davy Crockett Ranch

Disneys Davy Crockett Ranch

Unearth your adventurous side in the heart of nature staying on the ranch. Have fun in the adventure pool and exploring the wilderness of Davy Crockett’s Adventure Trail, combined with the thrills and spills of the Disneyland Parks. ...
Disneys Davy Crockett Ranch

Equity First World War Battlefields Tour

Equity First World War Battlefields Tour

As the government chosen provider of First World War Centenary Battlefield Tours Programme, our goal is to empower students to develop an active interest in their school subjects.We can tailor make a tour specific to the learning needs of your group....
Equity First World War Battlefields Tour

Discover Disneyland Paris

Discover Disneyland Paris

Experience the magic of Disneyland® Paris for yourself. Why not combine your tour with a day in the beautiful city of Paris? ...
Discover Disneyland Paris


School Sports Tours

School Sports Tours

Activ4 provide the best value, tailor-made and inspirational sports tour experiences for young people. Our European and worldwide destinations provide the ideal location for the full range of sports from football to netball and from rugby to hockey. ...
School Sports Tours

Rugby Tours with Equity

Rugby Tours with Equity

Partnering with some of the world’s most prestigious Rugby Clubs and highly acclaimed centres of sporting excellence, Equity are a leading provider of Rugby Sports Tours for schools and sporting groups. ...
Rugby Tours with Equity

Discover the WW1 Battlefields

Discover the WW1 Battlefields

Bring history to life for students with a visit to the World War 1 battlefields. Visit world famous museums, see the cemeteries and walk the trenches that soldiers once hid in....
Discover the WW1 Battlefields

School Music Trips

School Music Trips

Only four hours by coach from Calais, school trips to Paris offers some of the most exquisite venues in the world for choirs and youth orchestras. The opportunity to sing in Notre-Dame Cathedral, La Basilique du Sacr ...
School Music Trips


Disneyland Paris

Disneyland Paris

Combine exploring the thrills and spills of Disneyland® park as you try out some of the amazing rides and meet all of your favourite Disney characters. ...
Disneyland Paris

School Performing Arts Trips

School Performing Arts Trips

Our extensive Performing Arts programme offers the most exciting and creative opportunities available for your students. At Activ4 we provide all the ingredients for a successful trip by making giving you action packed itineraries. ...
School Performing Arts Trips

Normandy

Normandy

Bring learning to life on a school residential trip to Normandy. Bring history lessons alive whilst giving your school group a taste of french life. ...
Normandy

Rugby Tours at Club Correze

Rugby Tours at Club Correze

Rugby is at the heart of Club Correze. The owner, Ged Glynn, has coached London Irish, England Under 21s, England A and the Spanish National Team. He is currently Head of Rugby Operations for Leicester Tigers. ...
Rugby Tours at Club Correze


Equity MFL tour to Normandy

Equity MFL tour to Normandy

At Equity, we believe there is no better way to learn a language than by visiting the country of which it is spoken, interacting with locals and learning the cultural customs. ...
Equity MFL tour to Normandy

Alpine Summer Adventure

Alpine Summer Adventure

Here at Alpine Elements we've spent over 18 years creating and delivering active holidays for schools and groups, and so we rightly consider ourselves to be experts in our field. ...
Alpine Summer Adventure

Chateau de Warsy

Chateau de Warsy

Set in 88 acres of beautiful parkland, complete with lakes and woodland, Chateau de Warsy is a superb location for a residential school adventure in France. ...
Chateau de Warsy

Activity and Adventure at Club Correze

Activity and Adventure at Club Correze

CLUB CORREZE programmes are designed to introduce young people to an array of exciting new experience. These new experiences can reveal and stimulate hidden skills and aptitudes and provide essential elements for each child’s personal development. ...
Activity and Adventure at Club Correze


WW2 Normandy Tour

WW2 Normandy Tour

There is no more evocative way of understanding the sacrifice and significance of D-Day than a tour of Normandy. From Pegasus Bridge where the first Allies landed to the Mémorial de Caen and the Landing Beaches, there’s a wealth of sites to discov...
WW2 Normandy Tour

St Christophers Inn Canal Paris

St Christophers Inn Canal Paris

St Christopher’s Canal is ideally situated in the trendy 19th district, with easy access to the Périphérique. Located on the picturesque Bassin de la Villette, our award winning site caters for up to 380 guests, with attached restaurant faciliti...
St Christophers Inn Canal Paris

School Maths Trip

School Maths Trip

We use maths every day of our life, but to inspire your students to want to know more, discover maths trip ideas to cities in Europe and beyond, and find out how we can tailor make the perfect mathematics based study tour for your school group. ...
School Maths Trip

Football Tours with Equity

Football Tours with Equity

Football students have the opportunity to receive quality training from professional coaches in the world's top clubs. We've partnered with national federations and highly acclaimed centres of excellence in the UK and internationally. ...
Football Tours with Equity





Paris School Trips

Paris like any big city, contains myriad options for school visits; museums, art galleries theme parks and more. There are some great opportunities to offer cross curricular trips, combining French language with subjects such as business, arts and history. If you have never taken your school group to Paris before, you are missing out. This city has everything you could possible want for a successful educational visit. Have a read through some of the study tours below and then put a school trip to Paris at the top of your agenda.

If you live in the south of England, you are probably closer to France than to many parts of mid and northern England. This, together with French being the main language taught in schools, makes France an appealing destination for your annual school trip. School trips to Paris are especially easy, especially if your school is in the south, as the capital is just a short drive from the ferry ports of Northern France. Other easily accessible locations are ideally suited for human and physical geography trips, and of course sites of huge historic interest relating to the battles of both World Wars.

If you are researching your school trips to Paris, bookmark this page and click through for full descriptions of a wide range of high quality school tours and visits.



St Christophers Inn Canal Paris

St Christophers Inn Canal Paris

St Christopher’s Canal is ideally situated in the trendy 19th district, with easy access to the Périphérique. Located on the picturesque Bassin de la Villette, our award winning site caters for up to 380 guests, with attached restaurant faciliti...
St Christophers Inn Canal Paris

St Christophers Inn Gare du nord Paris

St Christophers Inn Gare du nord Paris

St Christopher’s Gare du Nord is the most modern backpacker hostel in Paris. Located directly opposite the Gare du Nord train station, our flagship site caters for up to 600 guests ...
St Christophers Inn Gare du nord Paris

Disneyland Paris

Disneyland Paris

Combine exploring the thrills and spills of Disneyland® park as you try out some of the amazing rides and meet all of your favourite Disney characters. ...
Disneyland Paris

Discover Disneyland Paris

Discover Disneyland Paris

Experience the magic of Disneyland® Paris for yourself. Why not combine your tour with a day in the beautiful city of Paris? ...
Discover Disneyland Paris


Paris - University trip

Paris - University trip

A short trip across the channel opens up a world of sophistication, fashion, gastronomy, fine art, film making, design, photography and architecture. ...
Paris - University trip

Student Convention at Disneyland Paris

Student Convention at Disneyland Paris

The original & exclusively live Student Convention gives students the inside track on how Disneyland® Paris is run. Disney executives present, in person, to students covering a range of topics....
Student Convention at Disneyland Paris

Paris Languages

Paris Languages

Immersive learning has always been the best way forward and in Paris you will get to learn from local teachers, visit markets and converse with the people running shops and stalls to hone pronunciation and conversational skills. ...
Paris Languages


France School Trip Ideas


france paris

Paris School Trips
There are so many memorising monuments, museums and landmarks for you to choose from in this one magnificent City. The pupils can marvel at the architectural sites of the Eiffel Tower, the Notre-Dame, the Sacré-Cœur and the Arc de Triomphe, all in one day. Moreover, your pupils can become creatively inspired as they can admire the works of many of the artistic greats in The Louvre Museum.


france normandy

School Trips to Normandy
Normandy has the perfect combination of a rich heritage with beautiful beaches. One can still feel the presence of the Normans who dominated this area many years ago. Students on a school trip to France can visit the remarkable abbey of Mont St. Michel, the Cathedrals of Rouen and Coutances, and see first-hand the Bayeux Tapestry, all which will bring to life the great legacy of the Normans which your pupils have studied in the classroom.


french language

French language trips
French is a world language, with 200 million people speaking French on five different continents. Consequently, the students on a French language trip will benefit from improving their linguistic skills beyond the classroom. French is the second most widely learned language after English. Therefore, learning French to a reasonable level will give the students an advantage over others when they enter the job market or apply for higher education.


france alps

French Alps
Skiing or snowboarding in the Alps enables students to improve their French language skills as well as learn a new skill, take part in a physical activity, and develop their social skills and relationships with their peers. It is great exercise, which every child can enjoy.

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