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Preceded by air attacks along the French coast and paratroops landing behind enemy lines, the 6th June 1944, or D-Day, marked the start of the Allied Forces invasion of mainland Europe and its liberation from the Nazis.
Visiting the Normandy Landing beaches will enable your students to gain a greater insight into the monumental events that took place during World War II, bringing history to life. Our dedicated and specially trained animateurs will guide your tour, ensuring you get the most out of each visit, both from a historical and linguistic perspective. Each visit and experience is seen as an opportunity to speak and understand French, as well as seeing, at first-hand, some of the most momentous arenas of the Second World War.
Our staff will also provide a full evening programme and help each pupil to complete their own special workbook. We have programmes especially designed for Primary, Middle, Secondary and Sixth Forms, and for every level of French including complete beginner.
Our Philosophy D-Day Normandy Language Tours The D-Day Normandy Language programme comes from the Class Tours group of companies which includes... Read more
A day of French Language school tours Your first full day in France will be spent with one of... Read more
Your third day will be devoted to giving pupils further insight into French culture, choosing from iconic visits such as... Read more
A day of Modern History Your second day will be devoted to the historical events of D-Day. Preceded by... Read more
Chateau Bellenau We have been in Normandy for 18 years now with our full time native French team, so... Read more
Day 1 Arrive Orientation, presentation & fire drill Evening: Tournoi de Sports - team games Day 2 Day of... Read more
Coaches We have built up long standing relationships with key coach suppliers to ensure you receive the quality service that enhances... Read more
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I just wanted to thank you personally for a fantastic week. I can honestly say that it was the best school trip I have been on. From the organisation of the booking in the UK to the warm welcome and family atmosphere we experienced at the centre, everything was perfect. One of the strong points was the team of animateurs. Without exception, they were enthusiastic, friendly and accomplished in making all the activities fun for the children, all of whom have come home with fantastic memories and a renewed enthusiasm for speaking French.