Youth & School Group Concert Tours to Normandy

Rugged landscapes and rich in history

A seaside enthusiast’s sanctuary
Suitable for:
  • Choirs
  • Bands
From £275pp i

Awash with white-chalk cliffs, coastal landscapes and dramatic history, Normandy encapsulates everything that’s special about rural France. A popular close-to-home destination with that ‘beach holiday’ feel, Normandy’s performance venues range from stunning cathedrals and modest parish churches to lively, seafront promenades.

Uncover the rich history of this region with visits to the island monastery of Mont-St-Michel, the Bayeux Tapestry and the memorials.

Performance Venues in Normandy

Popular concert venues in Normandy

  • Best suited for: Choirs and bands
  • Repertoire recommendation: Light and popular
  • Location: In the park (alternative location on the seafront)
  • Performance times: Late afternoon
  • Best suited for: Choirs and bands
  • Repertoire recommendation: Light and popular
  • Location: In front of the centre
  • Performance times: Lunchtime or afternoon
  • Best suited for: Choirs
  • Repertoire recommendation: Sacred and secular
  • Location: Town centre near the harbour
  • Performance times: Various
  • Best suited for: Choirs
  • Repertoire recommendation: Sacred
  • Location: City centre
  • Performance times: Morning or afternoon
  • Best suited for: Choirs, bands and orchestras
  • Repertoire recommendation: Sacred and secular
  • Location: Argentan town centre
  • Performance times: Evening

Excursions in Normandy

Browse a selection of our favourite excursions

Additional Information

Your journey doesn’t have to end here! See what else we can offer to help you get the most out of your tour. From instrument hire to dedicated Tour Managers, we’ll go above and beyond to support you and your group.

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What our customers say

Our tour was a trip of a lifetime (until the next one!)

Mr Mark Rolfe

Nottingham Girls High Junior School

It felt like a genuine holiday with the excitement of performing in some excellent venues.

Mr Edward Reeves

Farnham Music and Drama

I don’t need a sentence to describe our tour experience – simply ‘awesome!’

Mr Andrew Moxon

Ryedale School

FAQs about this tour

Find the answers to some of our most frequently asked questions.

  • I am required to complete an Educational Visits (EV) form by our Local Authority and I cannot answer all of the questions?

    We are happy to assist you in completing your EV forms and return them directly to your Local Authority on your behalf, just speak to your Tour Consultant.

  • Is all of your accommodation audited in advance?

    Yes, all of our accommodation is audited prior to us offering it to a group. The criterion of these audits is governed by the School Travel Forum (STF). It is important to remember that each country is governed by their own standards and laws and these may differ from UK law. However, we require our accommodation to meet our standards as a minimum. We work with the hotels and agents to endeavour to ensure that our standards are met.

  • Is insurance included with my trip?

    Yes, insurance will be included in your trip quotation as standard unless it is requested not to be. Make sure you check the list of inclusions in your quotation and/or confirmation.

  • Is our Tour Manager fully DBS (formerly CRB) checked?

    Our Tour Manager, Field Study Tutors and History Tour Guides, with UK citizenship, have an enhanced DBS check. Non UK citizenship Tour Managers cannot be checked under the DBS scheme. Rayburn Tours will seek confirmation that Tour Managers are suitable for working with children by liaising with relevant foreign agents and monitoring group feedback.

Youth & School Group Concert Tours to Normandy

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