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Modern Foreign Languages Trips to Nice
Nice, the capital of the French riviera, radiates a relaxed atmosphere and thanks to its mediterranean climate, picturesque old town and tangible Italian influences has a very distinct culture, making it a perfect place to take your French language students at any time of year.
Year round, people can be found on the cafe terraces enjoying the popular pastime of having coffee while watching others stroll along the famous Promenade des Anglais. This famous street is always adorned with blooming flowers and offers a wonderful view of the Baie des Anges and the coastal beaches. Visit the famous "Cours Saleya" to show your students how markets are central to French life. Add in some language lessons during your stay, or visit the Chateau de Berne and you have the perfect way to immerse your students in their study of French language and culture.
Key Stage 4
- Identity and culture
- Local area, holiday and travel
Key Stage 5
- Regional culture & heritage
- The world around us
Our sample itinerary provides you with an idea of the visits you can cover during your trip. We can tailor-make an itinerary to support your specific learning outcomes.
|1||Depart UK airport for flight to Nice||Arrive in Nice & transfer to accommodation.||Take a Guided Walking Tour of Nice and evening meal|
|2||3 hour Language Lesson||Visit to Matisse Museum||Evening meal|
|3||Visit to Chateau de Berne||Visit to Fragonard Perfume Factory in Grasse||Evening meal|
|4||Visit to Nice Flower Market and free time||Transfer to the Airport for return flight||Arrive UK and return to school|
|Morning||Depart UK airport for flight to Nice|
|Afternoon||Arrive in Nice & transfer to accommodation.|
|Evening||Take a Guided Walking Tour of Nice and evening meal|
|Morning||3 hour Language Lesson|
|Afternoon||Visit to Matisse Museum|
|Morning||Visit to Chateau de Berne|
|Afternoon||Visit to Fragonard Perfume Factory in Grasse|
|Morning||Visit to Nice Flower Market and free time|
|Afternoon||Transfer to the Airport for return flight|
|Evening||Arrive UK and return to school|
Price Shown includes
- Return Air Travel
- 3 nights B&B Accommodation
- Specialist Group Travel Insurance
- Bespoke itinerary planning service
- Free Place Ratios
- Live Trip Tracking
- Online trip organiser & Travel App
- 24/7 support whilst you are away
Reasons to Visit
We have contacts with language schools in Nice & Cannes who can tailor make your lesson programme according to your requirements.
Chateau de Berne
A tour can be arranged round this very impressive chateau and its vineyards. The students will be given a talk on how the wine is produced and a tour of the property.
Nice Flower Market
Every day, except on Monday, there is a colourful food and flower market at Cours Saleya, the famous promenade in the South-West part of Vieux Nice. Considered one of France's special markets, it is a great place to immerse yourself in the sights and smells of this essential part of French life which attracts both tourists and locals alike.
Walking Tour of Nice Old Town
Nice’s old town, an atmospheric mellow-hued rabbit warren, has scarcely changed since the 1700s, and getting lost in it is a highlight. The thriving market square hosts a well-known flower market and a food market, a staple of local life. A flea market takes over on Monday, and the overflow from bars and restaurants seems to be a permanent fixture.
Nice Food Tour
This tour includes 10 to 12 tastings and covers the most emblematic tastes of the region such as candied fruits, orange blossom brioche, chocolate almond, socca, pissaladière, tapenades, Swiss chard cake, but also a cheese tasting and an olive oil master class. All the products are from the best artisan shops of the old town carefully chosen by your guide
Discover the secrets and traditional processes of perfume making during a guided visit of this world famous producer, who have been making perfume for over two hundred and fifty years. The group will be able to discover the impressive collection of museum pieces as well as the antique production equipment and of course buy the products at discounted prices.
Villa and Gardens Ephrussi de Rothschild
Built on the narrowest part of the Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat promontory, this sumptuous palazzo, is one of the finest listed buildings on the French Riviera. Béatrice Ephrussi de Rothschild turned her villa into a true collector’s paradise, where porcelains, paintings by the masters and furniture sat side by side.
Greek Villa Kerylos
Between Nice and Monaco, the Grecian Villa Kerylos is one of the most extraordinary sites on the French Riviera. It was built in the early 1900s, in the period the French call the “Belle Epoque”, and is a quite unique and extremely luxurious re-creation of an ancient Grecian dwelling, complete with wall decorations and furniture.
We Make Trip Planning Easy
- Day to day support and advice from our team of travel experts
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- Free Resources and templates to help launch your trip
- Email reminders to keep you on track
- Free and completely personalised Travel App to access your information on the go
- Locate My Trip designed to provide reassurance to parents and teachers
- Risk Assessment advice so you can make an informed decision on every tour component
- Teacher Inspection Visits
What You Say
Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild - Fantastic trip location, helpful staff, beautiful surroundings, space to roam, 100% would recommend.
Thistley Hough High School
Thank you for all your help and support in the organisation of our trip to Nice. The trip was brilliantly organised, all the services were great and of very good quality and everything just ran very smoothly...The information pack that you sent through with attached maps was brilliant as well. So all in all a great big thank you. I was very impressed and l would definitely use EST to arrange a future school trip.
George Watsons College