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.
The grounds at Château du Tertre provide free adventure activities - a great way to promote teamwork, communication and encourage personal development. We also have plenty of classroom space for language study, and comfortable accommodation to relax in after a busy day.
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 entertainment programme keeps you laughing until bedtime.|
|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