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Tailor-made School Trips to Opal Coast

Reasons to Visit
Places to Stay
  • Overview

    You won't regret planning a school trip to the Opal Coast. Stretching from the Belgian border in the North to the Somme estuary in the South, the Opal Coast is an area filled with natural beauty which offers a taste of real France without the need for a long journey.

    Groups can stay on scenic stretches of coastline lined with elegant French seaside resorts all of which offer easy access to historical sites, Gothic cathedrals, water parks and shopping centres. The variety of excursions and places of interest make this an ideal choice for a school trip, especially for those wanting visits that will both educate and entertain.

  • Reasons to Visit
    1. Mining History Centre

      The largest mining museum in France where a thousand miners worked to extract 1000 tonnes of coal every day. Visitors are taken on a guided tour to by a former miner to retrace the steps of an average working day taking in the lamp room and mine buildings before ‘going down’.

    2. Arras

      Flemish style buildings and picturesque cobbled squares, disguise a town steeped in war history. Arras is the capital of the Artois region and is well-known for the traditional Flemish style of its buildings and picturesque cobbled squares.

    3. Boulogne

      France’s first fishing port has an impressive old quarter with cobbled streets and a beautiful Cathedral. Boulogne is a popular fishing port and cross-channel terminus with many attractive areas and excellent shopping.

    4. Le Touquet

      This elegant and fashionable seaside resort has wide sandy beaches, a promenade and a watersports complex. There is a market twice a week.

  • Places to stay
    • Cottage des Dunes

      Situated in a seaside location, this is a purpose built centre for school groups - 4 to 6 bedded rooms (bunk beds) - Shared facilities - Terrace, 3 dining rooms, 6 meeting rooms, table tennis table and party room

    • Hippotel

      Set in a peaceful wooded area, half a mile from the beach and town centre of Le Touquet - Rooms for up to 6 people - All rooms with private facilities - Large dining room, meeting room, pool table and table football

    • Stella Maris

      This popular centre has developed a reputation for its friendly and helpful team of staff - Rooms sleep up to 4 - All rooms with private facilities - Restaurant, games room, football pitch, TV room, badminton/volleyball and tennis courts

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