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Opal Coast
Basic price from
2 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


    • Visit local market
    • 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 - 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.

Opal Coast Accommodation - Hippotel- Le Touquet

Hippotel- Le Touquet

  • High quality accommodation
  • Forest setting

The Hippotel offers high quality accommodation just 800m from the town.

Location: Close to the forest and the Golf course, just on the outskirts of le Touquet, 2 km from the beach and the town centre. Ideally located for all Opal Coast excursions. Friendly and helpful owners.

Facilities:The hotel has its own restaurant, a bar, outside space, breakfast room can be used as meeting room on request.

Accommodation: 2-6 bedded rooms, all with full private facilities and TV.

Meals: On site restaurant.

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

Subject Specific Excursions

Boulangerie Berquier

Your students will receive a talk from M. Berquier as well as a demonstration of how his traditional boulangerie works. They will also get to sample his delicious croissants and baguettes.

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 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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