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30 Years

Modern Foreign Languages

School language trips offer the opportunity for students to use the language in real life situations to advance their ability and confidence. We arrange foreign language tours to France (below), Germany, Italy and Spain.

France

Opal Coast

The close proximity of the Opal Coast makes it a perfect destination for a school trip to France. The Opal Coast gives you the opportunity to introduce your students to the language, culture and sights of French life.

We offer a huge variety of educational school visits to the Opal Coast including:

Boulangerie*

We had a wonderful trip and all students and teachers enjoyed themselves. We particularly enjoyed the boulangerie, the croissant making session was the highlight for many of the students. (Highbury Fields School, London)

Normandy

Normandy is celebrated for its historical towns and local produce so for a cultural and language experience why not visit:

Spain

Mont Saint-Michel, Normandy*

St Malo, Brittany

St Malo is a walled city in Brittany, Northwest of France. The old town is a maze of medieval streets bursting with history and culture.  The Intra-Muros, the ancient walled town with its stunning Gothic and Romanesque architecture forms the heart of St Malo. Considered by many to be the most attractive channel port in France, St Malo makes a fantastic base for a school language trip to Brittany.

Recommended visits in Brittany:

  • Le Mont Saint-Michel – magical island topped by medieval town and monastery
  • Guided tour of St Malo and the Intra-Muros
  • Visit a traditional French market
  • Boat trip around the Baie of Corsaire
  • St Malo Grand Aquarium
  • La Ferme Marine – visit an oyster farm
  • La Maison des Produits du Terroir et Gastronomie – tasting of local produce
  • Visit a Biscuiterie – demonstration and tasting of local biscuits
  • Cancale – local fishing town famous for its oyster farming
  • Dinan – impressive medieval riverside town
  • Pointe de Grouin – brillantly located headland with amazing views

Paris

With its vast array of attractions and close proximity to the Disneyland Paris and Parc Asterix theme parks Paris offers something for everyone.

Suggested visits to include in your tour:

Eiffel Tower*

South of France – Languedoc-Rousillon

With its excellent climate, spectacular coast and fascinating history there is plenty to see and do in the Languedoc-Rousillon region of France.

Sights to see in the Languedoc-Rousillon region include:

Flamingos in the Camargue*

  • The medieval city of Carcassonne
  • Pont du Gard
  • Nimes – Roman city
  • The Camargue National Park
  • La Clamouse Caves
  • Beziers and the seven locks at Ecluses de Fonseranes
  • Narbonne – the first Roman city in France
  • Aqualand Water Park

Lyon

Famous for its history of silk making and outstanding cuisine, we think Lyon makes a great destination for a trip to France. Lyon is easily accessible by Eurostar and with flights.

Suggested Lyon visits:

Lyon Les Halles Paul Bocuse*

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Germany

Berlin

With so much to see and do Berlin has become an extremely popular destination for school language trips to Germany.

Suggested Berlin visits:

Berlin-Potsdamer Platz*

Munich

Munich is the capital city of Bavaria and whilst it is relatively small there is enough to keep students occupied for weeks.

Suggested visits for a school trip to Munich:

Cologne

Cologne is Germany’s oldest city and its position in the North Rhineland makes it an ideal destination for school language trips to Germany by coach.

Things to see and do in Cologne:

Cruise Boats in Rhine River*

Black Forest

The Black Forest is a popular choice for school language trips and for fun packed activity tours. Here you can discover the traditions and culture of the region with a school tour packed full of activities.

Triberger Waterfalls*

More information on our school trips to Germany.

Italy

Rome

The entire city of Rome is truly is an open air museum with churches, fountains, palazzo, archaeological sites and monuments.

Trevi Fountain*

Suggested Rome visits:

Rome Guided Tours

  • Ancient Rome
  • Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel
  • St Peters Basilica
  • Historic Art of the churches of Rome
  • Borghese Gallery

Excursions from Rome

  • Pompeii archaeological site
  • Herculaneum
  • Naples
  • Vesuvius National Park

Sorrento and the Amalfi Coast

The town of Sorrento looks out over the Bay of Naples towards Mount Vesuvius. The history and traditions of the town can be seen in the bustling piazzas and cobbled streets.

Suggested tours from Sorrento:

Pompeii*

  • Amalfi Coast Tour – Amalfi, Ravello and Positano
  • Isle of Capri
  • Pompeii
  • Herculaneum Archaeological site
  • The Phlegraean Fields and Solfatara
  • Vesuvius National Park
  • Gnocchi making class
  • Pizza demonstration with tasting
  • Pasta making class with demonstration, tastings and meal
  • Struffoli demonstration and tasting
  • Ice cream demonstration and tasting
  • Local farms – see how mozzarella is made, taste the local cheese, hams, salamis and marmalades
  • Tarantella dance show

Venice

Venice is one of the most popular destinations for school trips to Italy. Lido di Jesolo on the Venetian coast is less than 50 km from Venice and offers all the amenities of a modern resort but with excellent value for money for your students.

Suggested Venice visits:

Piazza San Marco*

Excursions from Venice:

  • Lake Garda and the Gardaland Theme Park
  • Aqualandia
  • Verona
  • Lake Garda

More information on our school trips to Italy.

Spain

Barcelona

Barcelona has become one of the most popular destinations for school groups due to its superb location. Barcelona offers students the opportunity to experience the art, cuisine and culture of Spain whilst improving their language skills.

Suggested Barcelona visits:

Parc Guell*

Language classes

Inlingua Barcelona – Spanish language programs with native teachers

Courses offered at different levels

Costa Brava and Maresme

The Costa Brava also makes an ideal base for day trips to Barcelona, Figueres and Girona. In and around the pretty towns of Tossa de Mar, Lloret de Mar and Blanes there are plenty of activities for your pupils. Language courses can be arranged.

Flamenco Dancing*

Language classes

  • Inlingua Calella – Spanish language programs with native teachers
  • Classes are practical and interactive
  • Courses offered at different levels
  • Maximum of 12 students per class
  • Town trails

Culture Programmes

  • Spanish/Catalan history – Early Catalonia/Medieval Barcelona/Catalonia in Spain
  • Art – Catalan Romanic & Gothic/Modernism/Dalí/Miró
  • Gastronomy – Visit to local market/Torres winery
  • Geography – Spain a country of contrasts/Montserrat

Cantabria

We believe that the unspoilt area of Cantabria in the north of Spain offers a true Spanish experience for students. Language courses can be arranged in Santander.

Santander*

Suggested visits:

  • Santillana del Mar
  • Santander
  • Altamira Caves
  • Fuente De – cable car
  • Bilbao
  • Guggenheim Museum

Language classes

  • Inlingua Santander – Spanish language programs with native teachers
  • Classes are practical and interactive
  • Courses offered at different levels
  • Maximum of 12 students per class
  • Town trails

Madrid

As the capital city of Spain, Madrid offers a combination of culture, art, gastronomy and fun and is the perfect destination for a school language trip.

Suggested visits for your school language trip:

Andalucia

Seville

Seville the capital of Andalucía Seville will provide you with a truly Spanish experience.

Suggested visits for Seville:

Seville bull ring*

Suggested excursions from Seville:

  • Cordoba & the Mezquita
  • Cadiz
  • Jerez de la Fronterra & Museum of Equestrian Arts
  • Huelva

Granada

Granada is another great destination for school trips to Spain and is a city that has something to offer students all year round.

Suggested visits for a school trip to Granada:

We can arrange a complete package for your trip including the itinerary, accommodation, transport, tours and visits. Please get in touch with us today.


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