About Château du Tertre
The perfect location for your secondary school group to experience the rich heritage of Normandy, Brittany and the Loire; Château du Tertre is a beautiful rural retreat which offers an authentic cultural experience for your students. Whether you choose an inspiring day of local history at Fougères Castle, language-learning opportunities at a bustling French market or the taste of a traditional French delicacy at the snail farm close by, it’s a perfectly placed location for some unique French experiences.
We plan itineraries we know you'll love. Our top trips to Normandy are below. We can advise on our most popular trips, on free trips - on the trips that best meet your group's needs.
- Traditional boulangerie
- Market visit & Préparez à Manger
- Mont St Michel
- Fougères Castle and Town Trail
- Arromanches 360 ̊ Cinema
- Musée du Débarquement
- Bayeux Tapestry
- Ferme de la Papinière
- Traditional Crêperie
- Limero L'escargot Mayennais Snail Farm
- Cider Museum
- Goats Cheese Farm
- Ferme la Fieudière
- Mémorial de Caen
- Students - Rooms sleep 4-8 in bunk beds with en suite facilities or toilets and showers nearby
- Teachers - Twin, en suite rooms with hot drink facilities
- Boules pitches
- Extensive grounds for volleyball, basketball and football
- Wi-Fi access for teachers
- Large screen (for films)
- On-site activity bases
- Pool tables
- Teachers’ lounge with complimentary tea and coffee
- Safe for passports and money
- Table football and games machines
- Sports hall
Explore the facilities, accommodation and activities on a virtual tour.
The extensive grounds at Château du Tertre offer a fantastic choice of free adventure activities for you and your group. Watersports (i.e. canoeing and raft building) are available from mid-April until September.
It's a great way to pack even more adventure and fun into your trip to Normandy.
Locally sourced, tasty meals with a French flavour!
Our delicious menus provide a balance between the familiar and the opportunity to try food with a distinctly French flavour too - snails anyone?
|07.00 - 09.00||Get up, get ready and fuel up for the day ahead|
|09.15 - 12.30||Market visit including study module, “Préparez-à-manger”|
|12.30 - 14.00||Dry off & clean up. Your choice of packed lunch on centre|
|14.15 - 17.30||Visit to Fougères Caste and Town Trail|
|18.00 - 19.00||Time to eat again - a different menu each day|
|19.00 - 21.00||Talent shows, campfires, quizzes and more. The evening activity programme keeps you laughing until bedtime. 1 hour of activities.|
|21.00 / 21.30||Bedtime. Catch up on some zzz's and prepare to do it all over again tomorrow!|
PGL Château du Tertre
Ambrières les Vallées