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Perhaps your trip will begin with a few nights in Paris, soaking up the dizzying cultural delights of the French capital. Day time exploration of the many and varied corners of this unique metropolitan city provide an excellent opportunity for your students to practice their language skills. You may then venture north to the historical villages and beaches of Normandy, to visit monuments and museums dedicated to the painful memories of the World Wars, or explore the beautiful seaside villages scattered along this northern French coastline.

However you decide to spend your educational visit to France, there are many opportunities to link to curriculum subjects. In France culture, history, science and language are all at the forefront of what this country has to offer your class trip. For those studying French history, arts or language, Paris offers iconic locations such as The Eiffel Tower and The Louvre, and plenty more places to practice your French. KS2 school trips are catered for as well as KS3 classes and higher learning. The Ardeche has been a great residential option for schools across the UK for many years, taking in the region's unique geography whilst canoeing down the river is an amazing trip that will help students build confidence.

There are so many reasons you should take your next school trip to France and enjoy all the French culture and hospitality has to offer. Have a look at some of the best tours from some of the leading overseas tour operators for schools for your next educational trip to France.

Group travel options to France. Most school groups travel to France by Coach, taking either the ferry or eurotunnel. For groups close to London, a quick hop on the Eurostar may be an option, and while flights are generally more expensive, they may be a more economic option for groups with further to travel.

Popular School Trip Locations in France

  • Paris - the capital city and wealth of museums and culture for students
  • Normandy - home of the Bayeux Tapestry and home to lots of important World War locations
  • Brittany - enjoy the cafes and markets of Medieval towns and villages throughout this region
  • Loire - study art and history at the incredible châteaux that dot this majestic river valley
  • South of France - visit cities like Nice and Cannes and enjoy very Mediterranean feel of the French Riviera

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France Normandy Study Tours

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Normandy Study Tours

Normandy is an ideal destination for your next school trip. Just a short drive once you arrive in France it offers varied landscapes and numerous places to enjoy traditional experiences - a goat farm, a boulangerie, cheese farm and numerous local markets available every day of the week. Whilst it is widely visited for the WW2 sites associated with the D-Day landings, the region was home to..

France WW1 Study Tours in France

France
WW1 Study Tours in France

The north central area of the Somme was the site of a series of battles during World War I. including the particularly significant Battle of the Somme in 1916 and forms the backdrop for an evocative and poignant visit to the Battlefields of WW1. Walk in the footsteps of soldiers and learn about life in the tranches...

France Opal Coast Tour

France
Opal Coast Tour

The Opal Coast is an ideal destination for a close-to-home trip that offers the possibility of a day trip or a longer stay. If you want to mix language and history with leisure then this could be the destination for you. Learning opportunities include visits to practice language skills, farm visits and a boulangerie - plenty to keep your students busy!..

France Art Tour to Paris

France
Art Tour to Paris

The beautiful city of Paris offers a dazzling array galleries and museums to make an art tour special. Whilst many will think of The Louvre, there is the Musee d'Orsay, Musee Picasso, the Monet-Marmetton and the Museum d'Art Moderne. Visits can be combined with a boat trip on the Seine, dinner at Hard Rock Cafe and a stroll along the Champs Elysees. ..

France Language Studies in Nice

France
Language Studies in Nice

As the capital of the French Riviera, Nice has a wonderful Mediterranean style that is historic, chic and elegant. Your students will enjoy this lovely city and its surroundings with a climate that is ideal for a visit at any time of year. Stroll along the Promenade des Anglais, browse the flower market of Saleya or pay a visit to the confiserie as part of your visit. Monaco and Cannes are not far..

France Language Studies in Montpellier

France
Language Studies in Montpellier

Montpelier is the perfect student city, with nearly one third of the total population actively studying! It has a very youthful vibe and exudes an easy, laid-back lifestyle. Learn French in Montpelier and you’ll find yourself in a haven for education right on the Mediterranean, with sun, sea, and sand all well within your reach. Combine the best of both worlds – the academic and the touristic..

France Nantes and Futuroscope

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Nantes and Futuroscope

A visit to Futuroscope is a highlight for any scientist or student of media studies. The futuristic science amusement park, with attractions including Robotics, Species conservation, Cosmic Collisions, a study of energy sources in The Energy Garden and more. The unforgettable attractions are sure to resonate and engage with your students. Futuroscope, or Parc du Futuroscope is a French theme..

France France Fantastique!

France
France Fantastique!

Fantastic France! Easily accessible from the UK, France is a country of wide open spaces and contrasts that provide wonderful opportunities for a school group visit. From the mountains of the Alps or Pyrenees, the Mediterranean, the Normandy beaches or city trips for language and culture, France has it all. Inspired Travel can offer bespoke trips to most parts of the country across the..

France Normandy WWII

France
Normandy WWII

Battlefield & History Tours specialise in Battlefield, History & Educational Tours around the world particularly Europe from across the centuries including WWI, WWII, Revolution and Empire and anything in between . With over 30 years experience in operating school groups we owe our success to the dedication of our staff, advisors, guides and experts. We are an experienced team all sharing an..

France History of Warfare - Normandy, Arras & Agincourt

France
History of Warfare - Normandy, Arras & Agincourt

Battlefield & History Tours specialise in Battlefield, History & Educational Tours around the world particularly Europe from across the centuries including WWI, WWII, Revolution and Empire and anything in between . With over 30 years experience in operating school groups we owe our success to the dedication of our staff, advisors, guides and experts. We are an experienced team all sharing an..

France BeVenturesome

France
BeVenturesome

Morzine is quite simply a haven for action packed school residential trips. The transport & infrastructure make it so easy to access stunning mountains, lakes & rivers. It's as if nature has created an adventure playground just for us - come and see for yourself. BeVenturesome is run by Graham & Sophie Milton who are Morzine locals and will manage your enquiry and also be with you during your..

France Halsbury Travel - Paris & Disneyland

France
Halsbury Travel - Paris & Disneyland

A school trip to Disneyland® Paris is the most magical way to end the term and reward your hard-working students. From French, music, science or maths, any number of subjects could be brought to life with a visit to this enchanting destination. Halsbury Travel was founded over 35 years ago by former teachers, so we have the knowledge and experience to ensure an unforgettable educational..

France Halsbury Travel - School trip to Normandy

France
Halsbury Travel - School trip to Normandy

Normandy is an excellent destination for a school trip, especially for groups studying French, history or even food technology, as it’s packed with rich culture and history. Whatever the subject, your school trip to Normandy will be tailor-made by the dedicated team at Halsbury Travel, ensuring the itinerary suits your curriculum and subject-specific learning objectives. Halsbury Travel..