- Very well organised and really good communication prior to leaving
Published on: 19 December 2014
Lille truly is the hidden gem amongst France’s major cities, one of the most underrated and undiscovered cities waiting to be explored. In recent years this fantastic city has been transformed into a confident, quirky and modern cultural hub, while remaining faithful to its historic roots a presence still felt in its beautiful centre. This fantastic destination is a safe, accessible and affordable location making it perfect for Primary groups wanting to travel a little further afield. The city of Lille not only provides a wealth of engaging educational opportunities but also promises to be the ideal backdrop for memorable experiences and brilliant memories for any primary group.
Lille offers something for every student from its beautifully quaint historic old town to its renowned art museums and educational activities, the city is also not shy of some fantastic shops welcoming visitors with open arms. The city has a remarkably friendly reputation, giving you peace of mind that your students will be in a welcoming and safe environment throughout their travels.
Lille’s location makes it a fantastic choice for short educational trips, as well as longer ones. Situated within an accessible distance from Calais this city makes the perfect choice for a quick, easy and accessible trip that promises to be a rewarding and engaging experience for your students.
Get in touch with Adaptable Travel today or request a quote to start arranging your next bespoke primary school trip to the fantastic Lille!
Adaptable Travel can help you to tailor-make the perfect itinerary for your primary group, but to get a feel for the trips we offer please view the below example of a popular itinerary for 2-night 3-day visits to Lille.
Your group will depart your institution and travel towards Lille by coach, via the Dover-Calais Ferry. Once you have arrived in Lille you will transfer directly to your hotel and check into your accommodation, depending on arrival times rooms may not be available however left luggage facilities should be provided. Depending on the time of your arrival your group will have varying amounts of free time to explore your first taste of Lille and the delights it has to offer!
Breakfast will be served in your hotel before you make your way to Lille’s beautiful Old Town and Market. After a morning of exploring Lille’s Old Town and all it has to offer you will enjoy lunch in a local restaurant before your second visit of the day La Gaufre du Pays Flamand. At this visit your students will step into a traditional, vintage shop where traditional waffle baking is kept alive in Lille. After exploring the grounds of the shop and watching some mouth-watering demonstrations and some even more tantalising tasters, you will transfer back to your accommodation and enjoy an evening meal.
Your final breakfast will be served in your hotel before checking out and boarding the coach for your final visit of the trip, Lille Zoo! Here your students can get up close and personal with their favourite animals and learn more about the natural world around them. After this fantastic visit, it is time to transfer back to your institution and share the memories with everyone back home!
Adaptable Travel can tailor make an itinerary around the needs of your group. Contact Adaptable Travel today to start organinsing your next school trip.
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