for secondary schools
4 days from £292
When it comes to learning French and learning about France, there's nothing to beat being there. A visit to the Eiffel tower, buying lunch in a traditional market, your first exchange in French with a local, are all priceless experiences.
Our France Explorer course gives you the choice of a tailor-made programme of excursions and visits designed to meet your learning requirements, or an inclusive package of our most popular, tried and tested itineraries. And to ensure you feel completely at ease, we provide a PGL Tour Leader to accompany you on your excursions and ensure your trip runs smoothly. You'll find their local knowledge invaluable.
Getting out there is what it’s all about.
It’s the perfect introduction to the history, culture and lifestyle of France, brought to life to inspire and motivate your students.
Adventure: The PGL Bonus
Bring out the best in each of your students with PGL adventure sessions that promote teamwork, communication and leadership skills. They help enhance the learning experience by strengthening the dynamics of your group, complementing your excursion programme perfectly.
An Evening Programme
For even more PGL value, you’ll love the themed activities (such as making crêpes) which give your students even more to take home as well as keeping them engaged and entertained well into the evening.
|le petit déjeuner|
|le matin||Half day excursion||Full day excursions & sightseeing||Full day excursions & sightseeing||Depart for home after breakfast with a stop at a hypermarket en route|
|l’après-midi||Welcome to centre and orientation||Abseiling and Zip Wire||Full day excursions & sightseeing||Full day excursions & sightseeing|
|le soir||French Quiz||Crêpe Evening||French songs around campfire||Disco|
Students return with a renewed enthusiasm for France and all things French, improved motivation and interest in taking French to a higher level – and of course better examination results.
Your French Explorer course is supported by a dedicated, trained PGL Tour Leader who will be familiar with your excursion programme and destinations. Optional on-site adventure activities help improve group dynamics, teamwork and communication skills.
Your students receive an all-round learning experience, but above all your group leaves France with greatly improved confidence and enthusiasm for the language and the country.
Return travel by executive coach is included in the cost of your trip. Your coach is also available for excursions once you arrive at your PGL centre, subject to EU drivers’ hours regulations.
To minimise your journey time and make the most of your time away we offer a number of Channel crossings. Dover-Calais is included as standard in the cost of our tours but alternative crossings are available on request. You can choose Dover-Dunkirk by ferry or Folkestone-Calais by Eurotunnel at no additional charge. A small supplement may apply to crossings from Portsmouth to Caen and Cherbourg. Please contact our Tour Organisers to discuss alternative Channel crossings including air and Eurostar.