Trip with lessons/mild

Itinerary for a 5 night stay in a hotel in Angers, on a B&B basis, with 6 hours French tuition in a single group, Eurostar & train journey, public transport in Angers.

Day 1 : Meet at London St Pancras International around 07h00. Boarding procedures on board a Eurostar train departing for Lille Europe at 08h54. Arrival at Lille Europe at 11h27 (local time). Picnic lunch (not included in the price). Transfer on foot to Lille Flandres Station. Boarding on a TGV train departing for Angers at 12h46. Arrival at Angers Station at 15h16. Transfer by public transport to the hotel (public transport ticket included in the price). Room allocation. Walk to a city centre restaurant of your choice. Dinner (not included in the price). Return to the hotel on foot before 21h00.

Day 2 : Breakfast at the hotel. Walk to the language centre, 09h00 to 12h00 : French language lesson in one teaching group. Lunch then transfer by public transport. Visit Angers Castle, a medieval fortress in the heart of the town. As part of the visit you will discover the famous ‘Tapisserie de l’Apocalypse’. Then discover the town and French life in general thanks to a town trail to complete in teams. Transfer by public transport for a cookery workshop to learn how to make the famous Macaroons. Transfer by public transport to the city centre. Dinner and return to the hotel on foot.

Day 3 : After breakfast, walk to the language centre and take part in a theatre workshop, animated by a professional instructor. Lunch then transfer by public transport to visit the Jean Lurçat Museum. Built at the end of the 12th century, the hospital Saint Jean houses the ‘Chant du Monde’ tapestry by Jean Lurçat which is the contemporary response to the Apocalypse Tapestry in Angers Castle. Transfer by public transport for a professional visit on a theme of your choice (subject to availabilty). Return by public transport to the city centre. Dinner and return to the hotel on foot.

Day 4 : Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer by public transport. Day organised by the teacher in charge. Lunch (not included in the price). Transfer by public transport to the city centre. Dinner and return to the hotel on foot.

Day 5 : Breakfast at the hotel. Walk to language centre, 09h00-12h00 : French language lesson in one teaching group. Lunch and depart from the hotel by coach towards Chenonceau for a visit of the beautiful Renaissance castle  known as “Le Château des Dames”. Return by coach to Angers city centre. Dinner and return to the hotel on foot.

Day 6 : Breakfast at the hotel. Leave luggage at the hotel. Free time for shopping. Return to the hotel to collect luggage and transfer by public transport to Angers train station, picnic lunch (not included in the price), and board a TGV train leaving at 12h44 (local time) for Lille Europe. Arrive in Lille Europe at 16h12. Embarkation on a Eurostar train leaving at 17h35 (local time). Arrival at London St Pancras International at 18h13.