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School Trips to Amiens

A school trip to Amiens' Christmas market is the perfect festive treat to get your French students talking!

The city is home to the largest Christmas market in northern France. The market stretches across 2km of the city centre, and features 130 chalets, an ice rink, a big wheel and a mountain village complete with toboggan run! You’ll be able to pick some incredible handmade gifts from Picardie and around the world, and you’ll have lots of fun trying all the delicious food on offer!

And once you’ve had your fill of waffles and chocolate pancakes, make sure you head over to the city’s magnificent cathedral, which hosts a spectacular light show every evening at 7pm in December.

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School Christmas Markets Trip to Amiens and Arras

3 days, 2 nights

From £179 per person

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Amiens offers plenty of history and culture to explore. The city is perhaps most famous for its iconic 13th century Gothic cathedral, which is the largest of its kind in France and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

It was also the scene for the opening battle of the Hundred Days’ Offensive, with eventually led to armistice with Germany and the end of WW1. And it was once home to French author Jules Verne, who lived in the city from 1871 until his death in 1905.

And if any of your group has an interest in French cuisine (and, let’s face it, who doesn’t?), they’ll be pleased to discover that the city boasts a number of local delicacies, including both macarons d’Amiens and tuiles amienoises. And make sure you don’t miss out on a boat trip through the city’s incredible floating gardens known as Les Hortillonages.

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