Guide Trips to France

The perfect introduction to touring

From £299pp

Named so for its every-changing landscape of greys and blues, the Opal Coast is the perfect introduction to the enchantments of France. Whilst its close proximity to the UK makes it ideal for younger Guide and Brownie groups, its beach activities, quaint towns and indulgent chocolatiers will give you an authentic flavour of France. Want an extra dose of culture on your Guide and Brownie trip to France? Head over to Belgium for a day in the beautiful city of Bruges!

Evening activity programme included
A great close-to-home adventure
Day trip to Belgium
  • Activities

    From mornings playing team sports on the beach, afternoons at the water park and evenings at Le Château d’Ebblinghem, you’re never short of things to do in the Opal Coast.

    • Sand yachting
    • National Sea Life Centre
    • Aqualud Water Park
    • Bagatelle Theme Park
    • French night – crêpe making
    • Day trip to Belgium (Ypres or Bruges)
  • What’s Included

    4 days, 3 nights including:

    • Return coach travel
    • Return Channel crossings
    • Use of the coach throughout the trip (subject to drivers’ hours regulations)
    • Full board basis
    • Indoor en-suite accommodation
    • Services of the on-site team at Le Château d’Ebblinghem
    • Full tour and itinerary planning
    • 1 x drawstring bag per passenger
    • Luggage labels for the group
    • Travel insurance
    • Price includes breakfast, packed lunch and evening meal daily

    Price based on a minimum of 40 passengers departing in August 2019.

  • Sample Itinerary

    Day 1

    Morning:

    Depart the UK by coach and Channel crossing

    Afternoon:

    Arrive at Le Château d’Ebblinghem and settle in

    Evening:

    Enjoy an evening at leisure

    Day 2

    Morning:

    After breakfast, collect your packed lunches and hop on the coach for a day in Bruges, where you’ll enjoy a canal cruise before strolling through the quaint cobbled streets

    Afternoon:

    Ascend the Belfry Tower, browse the boutique shops and enjoy a visit to Choco-Story

    Evening:

    Enjoy an evening at leisure

    Day 3

    Morning:

    Head to the beach for a morning of sand yachting

    Afternoon:

    Make your way to Le Touquet for lunch on the beach before visiting Aqualud Water Park

    Evening:

    Return to Le Château for ‘French night’ where you’ll learn how to make crêpes

    Day 4

    Morning:

    Depart Le Château, stopping in St Omer, before boarding the ferry for your journey home

  • Accommodation

    Le Château d’Ebblinghem

    Made up of four separate buildings, your group will have sole occupancy of one block, complete with en-suite rooms, a games room and a range of on-site evening activities to choose from.

    • Programme of on-site evening activities
    • Sole occupancy available
    • Close to St Omer
Feeling adventurous?
Enquire about your Guide & Brownie trip to France today!

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