Activities week tour to Opal Coast by coach: 4 days, 3 nights

Your activities week tour to the Opal Coast will provide wonderful opportunities for students to have fun whilst experiencing the French culture, such as in the bakery or at the snail farm, alongside extending their knowledge and experience of the French language. With a day at Parc Bagatelle, this makes for both a fun and culturally enriching activity week tour. See the excursion pages for further ideas. 3 day, 2 nights also possible as an option from £235 including Parc Bagatelle.

Suggested itinerary

Day one
Depart from school by coach
Connect with channel crossing
Snail Farm
Arrive at accommodation

Day two
Bagatelle Theme Park

Day three
Chocolate Factory
Educational Treasure Hunt

Day four
Depart accommodation
Connect with channel crossing
Arrive back in the UK

Tour gallery

Excursion locator map

Excursion Ideas

  • Town Trail

    Subject range: Cultural, Language

    What you’ll experience: ‘Hunt Fun’ treasure hunts are a great fun way to get your students out and about and exploring a town whilst on your tour, learning so much along the way. The treasure hunts will guide you past historical buildings, statues and monuments encouraging problem solving, team work, navigation skills and much more. Your treasure hunt packs contains treasure hunt booklets to complete.
    Select says: A treasure hunt will normally last about 2 hours but could be made longer by incorporating a lunch stop or another local visit. Available for selected towns within Belgium and France – speak to one of our travel advisors for further details.

  • Opal Coast Markets

    Subject range: Cultural, Language

    What you’ll experience: The markets in the Opal Coast are fabulous places for students to see and sample the diversity of local produce and traditions, and to experience a colourful, lively French atmosphere. It’s a great chance to try out their language skills!
    Select says: Possibilities include Arras, Berck sur Mer and Boulogne sur Mer.

  • Saint Joseph Village

    Subject range: Cultural, History, Language

    What you’ll experience: Saint Jospeh Village is a reconstruction of a traditional 1900 traditional French village. A great opportunity for pupils to experience some historic French culture.
    Select says: The village includes a school, a blacksmith and a windmill.

  • Snail Farm - Les Escargots du Bocage

    Subject range: MFL, Cultural

    What you’ll experience: What you’ll see: From mid-April to October, Fabienne and Sylvain welcome you to share their passion and make you discover the life of the snail from birth to plate. The visit includes: a tour of the farm park, snails, a slideshow and tasting. Find out more here.
    Select says: A great way for students to be adventurous in trying the delicacies of another culture. The farm visits take place by appointment from 20 to 45 people.

  • Bagatelle Theme Park

    Subject range: MFL, Cultural

    What you’ll experience: Amusement and animal park set in 30 hectares of beautiful parkland between Berck and Le Touquet. The 43 attractions at this well-established traditional family park (first opened 1955) includes many white knuckle rides and breath-taking experiences, with new additions each year.
    Select says: The park suits an age range of 9 – 14 perfectly.

  • Chocolaterie Artisanale de Beussent

    Subject range: MFL, Cultural

    What you’ll experience: Down the stairs by the side of the garage, tempting smells welcome you to a world of chocolate. You walk through a small chocolate shop into a basement chocolate factory. After the demonstration and tasting, you go back through the shop so that students can buy some more to take home if they choose.
    Select says: This is one of the only chocolate factories in France that makes its chocolate directly from cocoa beans.

  • Nausicaa Centre National De La Mer

    Subject range: Cultural, MFL, Science

    What you’ll experience: Visit the spectacular national sea centre, one of the largest aquariums in the world.  Different tours introduce groups to the wonders of the underwater world and highlights the importance of conservation of this marine biodiversity.

    Select says: Don’t miss the ‘In the Eye of the Climate’ tour that explains the impact of climate change on our oceans

Activities week trip to Opal Coast by coach: 4 days, 3 nights Accommodation

Riva Bella Le Touquet

Our rating:

Location: Le Touquet

Capacity: 50

Situated in an excellent location in Le Touquet on a quiet road and close to the town centre. Approximately 100m from the beach and Aqualud centre.

Rooms: Rooms: Mostly en-suite rooms, some shared facilities.

Facilities: Facilities: Dining room, meeting room, teachers' lounge, large courtyard.

Hippotel

Our rating:

Location: Le Touquet

Capacity: 180

The recently renovated Hippotel in Le Touquet is set in the forest near the estuary of the Canche, and offers easy access to the beach and town centre.

Rooms: Rooms: All rooms have en-suite facilities.

Facilities: Facilities: Restaurant, games room, pool table, table football.

Les Sables d'Or

Our rating:

Location: Stella Plage

Capacity: 92

Les Sables d'Or is well located in Stella Plage, a short drive from Le Touquet and close to the beach! This is a popular accommodation with our groups.

Rooms: Rooms: Mostly en-suite rooms, some shared facilities.

Facilities: Facilities: Free Wi-Fi, garden terrace.