School Trips to Brittany
Emerald seas and pink-granite shorelines. Feudal castles and fortified cities. Savoury galettes and sweet crepes; salted caramels and fruits de mer. A Catholic region of more than 300 saints and one of Europe’s six Celtic regions, Brittany is the most culturally independent of all the French regions.
Explore the ancient streets of St Malo and learn about the adventurers and pirates who lived here. See the city’s crenelated walls and visit the 360 degree aquarium. Sketch the turrets and conical roofs of intact chateaux and examine megalithic structures across the region. Study castle ruins in Le Guido and half-timbered houses in Rennes. Count the towers at Fougères and the celebrities in Dinard. Look south to idyllic islands, or nip into Normandy to experience Mont St Michel.
A unique French region, just a few hours from England, UK school groups are fortunate to be within easy reach of Brittany. A choice of beach-side accommodation offers an excellent range of entertainment facilities, allowing school groups to enjoy the comforts of their hotel as much as the charms of the region. This is an excellent destination for exploring a variety of curriculum themes, whilst gaining culture immersion and French language practice.
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Below is a sample of excursions Equity can organise for your trip to Brittany - for subject specific excursions have a look at the
recommended educational trips for Brittany
St Lunaire Town
Visit one of Brittany’s most elegant seaside resorts, home to luxury hotels and an 11th century church. This pretty town is the perfect place to practice your French, as well as appreciate the breath-taking views of Brittany’s jagged coastline.
Local Market in Dinan
The attractive town of Dinan is home to half-timbered houses, cobbled streets and a pretty port. Visit on market day and shop alongside the locals for cheeses, meats, flowers and souvenirs.
Ancient Port of St Malo
Experience this walled port city, home to beautiful buildings, yacht races and exceptionally high tides. Learn of the port’s romantic history and contemporary culture before exploring the narrow streets, museums and cafes.
Le Grand Aquarium, St Malo
Discover more than 6,000 underwater species, from piranhas to jelly fish, as you tour this aquarium’s nine themed areas. Dip your hand in the touching pool before walking through the underwater viewing tunnel to see sharks and giant turtles.
Mont Saint Michel
This 8th century monastic site is one of France’s most iconic landmarks. Surrounded by shifting sands, the granite island houses the towers and turrets of Mont Saint Michel abbey and its medieval streets are home to souvenir shops and atmospheric cafes.
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Centre Patrick Varangot
- Located 200m from the beach
- Renovated hotel
Very welcoming of school groups, the Centre Patrick Varangot fas fantastic facilities and is in a prime location in Brittany.
Location: Close to the walled city and only 200m from the beach.
Facilities: There's a tennis court, terrace, garden, restaurant, meeting room and television room.
Accommodation: Rooms with 2 to 6 beds, all equipped with shower and toilet.
Hotel du Parc des Tourelles
- Built in a traditional house
- Small hotel with great facilities
A quaint hotel in a great location in Brittany suitable for school groups after an authentic and traditional experience.
Location: Privileged location – close to the beach, restaurants and the famous Art Galleries of Dinard
Facilities: There is a communal bar/lounge area, free Wi-Fi and multi-lingual staff.
Accommodation: Rooms sleep up to 4 people all with private bathroom and standard amenities.
Quick Tip: This is just a small sample of possible accommodations available. Please contact us for more information.
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Recommended Educational Trips to Brittany
Equity can recommend Brittany for the following subjects- click on the boxes for more information about subject specific itineraries and excursions.