Our Teacher Inspection Visit to the Moulin aux Draps, Opal Coast is a Huge Success!

9 Jun 2017, 14:52 by Tricia Bryant


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"We loved it. Already planning a French Language School Trip for 2018" 

Over May half term Voyager School Travel hosted a couple of Inspection Visits for new and potential group leaders and their families at our 3 star Hotel du Moulin aux Draps on the Opal Coast. With pick-ups throughout the UK, our coaches carried over 20 new staff and their families, and we were kindly granted free passage over and under the seas by two of our favoured cross channel partners Eurotunnel and DFDS Seaways.

View from the Moulin aux Draps terrace

Sunshine on the Opal Coast

Our group leaders arrived to glorious sunshine and we all got to sit on our newly built terrace, enjoying an aperitif and meeting Voyager staff including MD Nigel, Tours Director Tricia, coordinator for Opal Coast Claudia and 'Interaction' programmer Kate. Hotel manager and head animateur Francois made a great impression on all and staff and kids really got to know '#theVoyagerDifference’ by seeing what Francois and his team would deliver (in French!) to their school groups. 

To counter the lovely food our chef Eric provided for us we undertook various activities including market mission, sand-yachting, a visit to Nausicaa and also a local snail farm visit. Having the local ice skating and swimming pool nearby in Boulogne meant some could do even more activities (as if we needed it!) whilst others shopped at the neighbouring big Auchan hypermarket.

Most evenings were spent sipping wine watching the sun go down on our new terrace - could be worse!   

See you again soon!

We’d like to thank all that took part in the inspection visit (IV). We love to meet our teachers face-to-face and are so pleased to receive your thank you emails and bookings on the back of this trip!

Looking to book a School Trip to the Opal Coast, France? Drop us a line today.

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