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Opal Coast
Basic price from
3 nights accom. & travel  for 40 students and 5 staff
Food Technology school trips to Opal Coast

Food Technology school trips to Opal Coast

A Food Technology trip to the Opal Coast will help students appreciate why this destination is so popular for culinary tours whilst they improve their cooking skills and French language abilities. With an excursion to a 'chocolatier', your students can learn about the manufacturing of chocolate from raw ingredients to the final product. A trip to a country market will give your students a glimpse at the fresh produce that influences local delicacies and of course the snail farm with an optional tasting session. Many different types of food demonstrations can be coordinated with hints and tips from professional chefs on patisserie cooking as well as seafood and meat. Bakeries, cheese farms, sweet factories and more – your students will learn a lot about French gastronomy on a Food Technology tour to the Opal Coast.

Suggested Itineraries


  • day

    • Travel to Opal Coast
    • Stop in Boulogne-sur-Mer
    • Visit a sweet factory
  • day

    • Visit a 'boulangerie' (bakery)
    • Artisan chocolate maker
    • Snail farm
  • day

    • Goats' cheese farm
    • Return to the UK

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


Opal Coast Accommodation - Riva Bella

Riva Bella

  • Convenient location close to the beach and town centre
  • A warm welcome is assured

Located in the centre of Le Touquet, a lovely seaside resort, the hoteliers of this 2 star accommodation are very experienced in looking after young groups and a warm welcome is assured.

Location: The hotel is located in a quiet side-street, approximately 100 metres from the beach and the town centre.

Facilities: The dining room can be used for study in the evenings and there is a small adults-only lounge with TV, plus some electronic games and table football for students.

Accommodation: Students are accommodated in rooms for 2-4 persons, and twin/singles for staff most with en-suite facilities.

Meals: On site dining room.

Opal Coast Accommodation - La Peupleraie

La Peupleraie

  • Good base for excursions
  • A warm welcome is assured

The Hotel La Peupleraie is a warm and welcoming family-run 2 star hotel, set in a safe position in its own grounds with a tennis court and surrounded by trees.

Location: The hotel is situated 5 miles from Montreuil and 7 miles inland from the coast.

Facilities:The large restaurant doubles as a meeting room, there are classroom facilities and plenty of space for outdoor games.

Accommodation: There are 40 rooms, all with private facilities.

Meals: Traditional and local cuisine is served at the hotel's restaurant, which offers a warm atmosphere and free Wi-Fi access.

Quick Tip: This is just a small sample of possible accommodations available. Please contact us for more information.

Subject Specific Excursions

La Boulangerie Maillard

This bakery has a wonderful 80 year old wood fired oven. You can sample it's freshly baked bread.

Les Escargots (Snail farm)

The visit to the snail farm includes seeing the snail park where you can learn the farming and life cycle of a snail, a slide show and a tasting session if you wish!

Les Chocolat de Beussent

Discover the mysteries of chocolate making on a fascinating tour at this French chocolate factory. This is a paradise for chocolate lovers. From the initial plantation of the cocoa trees to the coating of the final product, all will be revealed.

Becasuc - Sweet making

See demonstrations of traditional batch manufacture of sweets - and you can make your own sweets and jellies. Learn about why many people from the Nord/Pas-de-Calais have a "sweet tooth", the origins of sweet-making and sugar manufacture in this area.

Le Fond des Communes (Goats cheese farm)

Visit this traditional French cheese farm and discover the intricate process of turning fresh goat milk into delicious cheese.

Le Succès Berckois sweet makers, Berck

A dream come true...learn about, and enjoy a tasting at a sweet factory.

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!

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