Explorer Excursions

Education trips in Normandy brings Learning to Life

Consolidate your students' learning, by directly relating their experiences to the real world. Seeing something learnt about in the classroom being presented right before their eyes can offer students a far deeper understanding and leave a lasting impression on them.

Wonder at the geographical spectacle of Mont St Michel's tidal island, roam around William the Conquerors Castle in Falaise. Watch the battle of Hastings unfold by visiing the Bayeux Tapestry or feel the recent history of the WWII battles come to life by steping onto the beach at Arromanches.

In the Pyrenees experience the wonders of Lourdes or the Pyrenean Wildlife Park.


  • Mont St Michel island and abbey
  • Falaise William the Conqueror castle and town
  • Bayeaux tapestry and town
  • Guided traverse of the tidal bay of Le Mont Saint-Michel
  • D-Day Tours (landing beaches with artificial ports)
  • Pegasus Bridge
  • Musee d'Ebarquement
  • Arromanches cinema 360; atmospheric 20min film in the round cinema
  • Caen castle visit and town
  • Souterroscope underground caves
  • Cite de la Mer: Europe's deepest aquarium
  • Zoo de Champrepus
  • Claude Monet's house and gardens, Giverney
  • Honfleur port-town on the Côte Fleurie
  • Butterfly house
  • Wildlife Park of the Pyrenees
  • Lourdes town and cathedral
  • Paris day trip (0600-2200)