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Normandy
Basic price from
£239
3 nights accom. & travel  for 40 students and 5 staff

travel to Normandy

School Trips to Normandy

Only a short distance from the UK, Normandy has plenty to offer those looking for a cultural and educational school trip close to home. Famed for its cheese and apples, this beautiful region of France is the perfect place to combine cultural heritage with gastronomic delights. The legacy of the Normans is everywhere, with sights including the Bayeux Tapestry and the cathedrals of Rouen and Coutances. You can also visit the stunning beaches that played the unforgettable role in the D-Day landings.

    Why choose Normandy?

  • Short distance from the UK
  • Rich in history
  • Amazing food culture

 

N.B The basic 'from' prices do not include excursions, for a full package price... Request a quote >>

 

 

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Excursions

Below is a sample of excursions Equity can organise for your trip to Normandy - for subject specific excursions have a look at the
recommended educational trips for Normandy

Chocolate Factory

On this guided tour of a traditional French chocolatier, your class can explore one of the true delights of France whilst learning new vocabulary and experiencing true French culture.

Cheese Factory: La Fromagerie Graindorge at Livarot

Students can gain first-hand experience of French culture and society by discovering the local cuisine. Normandy has a great culinary tradition – Visit a working cheese farm and learn about cheese production.

Honfleur: Naturospace Equatorial

The indoor Naturospace offers an astonishing journey in an Amazonian-style biotope where tropical butterflies fly free. It is home to around a hundred species from South America, South-East Asia and Africa. The plant collections include several rare species

Guild of Battlefield Guided Tours

Take advantage of our excellent tour guides to enhance your students understanding of the events which took place. Each of our five guides have many years of experience undertaking tours to Normandy, and will provide your group with an engaging and insightful experience – this is an opportunity not to be missed!

Arromanches 360° cinema

The Arromanches 360, created for the 50th Anniversary of the D-Day Landings, presents an exceptional film, "The Price of Freedom". Projected on 9 screens in a circular cinema, this gives a very vivid explanation of what happened and why.

D-Day Landings Museum, Arromanches

Using a scale model and a film, this museum shows how the formidable challenge of creating the Arromanches artificial harbour was managed. The liberation of Normandy is displayed through an exhibition and military equipment.

Bayeux Tapestry Museum

The famous medieval tapestry tells the story of the Norman Conquest of England in 1066. The visit includes a preparation section where models, maps, photos, text and a film interpret the historical context of the tapestry and explain the scenes it depicts.

Juno Beach Centre

The centre presents the war effort made by all Canadians, civilian and military alike, both at home and on the various fronts during the Second World War, as well as the manifold faces of contemporary Canadian society.

Bayeux: Battle of Normandy Memorial Museum

Located just a few minutes from the Landing Beaches this museum offers a detailed presentation of the conflicts which unfurled in Normandy between 7th June and 29th August 1944. The exhibition includes equipment, uniforms, themed areas and a short film of archive material.

Quick Tip: If you have an excursion in mind which you don't see listed, please get in touch so we can do our best to arrange it for you!

Normandy Accommodation

Normandy Accommodation - UNCMT Tailleville

UNCMT Tailleville

  • Designed for school groups
  • All you need for your groups

Designed for school groups, the UNCMT Tailleville is located in a rural location.

Location: Located between Caen and Bayeux.

Facilities: Multiple classrooms and activity rooms, a TV room and plenty of outdoors space.

Accommodation: All the rooms have en-suite facilities.

Meals: Meals available.

Normandy Accommodation - CPCV Normandie

CPCV Normandie

  • Only a few steps away from the beach
  • Purpose built holiday centre

A purpose built holiday centre, this accommodation is great for our groups travelling to Normandy.

Location: Located in Houlgate, this centre is only a few steps away from the beach.

Facilities: There is a TV room, a classroom and it is located in a park.

Accommodation: All the rooms have en-suite facilities.

Meals: Meals available.

Normandy Accommodation - Les Tourelles

Les Tourelles

  • Centrally located right on the beach
  • Indoor heated pool

This centre is fantastic and situated right on the beach in the lovely village of Asnelles and has an indoor heated swimming pool.

Location: Located in the small coastal village of Asnelles, a stone’s throw from Arromanches.

Facilities: 24 hr reception, Meeting rooms, Dining room with sea view, recreation room, Volleyball/Basketball/Football area, Large grassy area and an indoor heated pool.

Accommodation: Sleeps 150 people over 2 buildings plus an annexe of chalet style accommodation. All rooms have en-suite facilities.

Meals: Full Board- continental breakfasts, packed lunches and 3 course evening meals using local produce and in season vegetables.

Normandy Accommodation - Les Joies du Rivages

Les Joies du Rivages

  • Dining room with sea view of Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer
  • Indoor heated pool

Situated right on the beach of Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer, a small fishing village at the eastern end of Juno beach

Location: Located in the small coastal village of Asnelles, a stone’s throw from Arromanches.

Facilities: 24 hr reception, Meeting rooms, Dining room with sea view, recreation room, Large grassy area and an indoor heated pool.

Accommodation: Sleeps 150 people over 3 floors plus chalet style self-catering accommodation on the grounds. All rooms have en-suite facilities.

Meals: Full Board- continental breakfasts, packed lunches and 3 course evening meals using local produce and in season vegetables.


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Recommended Educational Trips to Normandy

Equity can recommend Normandy for the following subjects- click on the boxes for more information about subject specific itineraries and excursions.