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1 to 4 days (boarding or day school*)

This activity encourages the development of observation skills, inventiveness and independence. A fun and active visit to the former Paix-Dieu abbey gives pupils the chance to discover the past and present of this place steeped in history. This activity offers a unique encounter with the architectural heritage and the skills of the craftsmen.

Topics covered: history of the site, building materials, trades, heritage, archaeology, vocabulary.

Type of activities: discovery activities (drawing, photo quiz, team projects), workshop work (slate roofing, coppersmithing, carpentry, decorative painting, stonemasonry, carpentry, rock cement work, ceramics and glass engraving, dry stone masonry).

Trainers: a teacher and a craftsman

Target group: children from 3rd primary 3 to 1st secondary
Number of participants: 5 minimum

*70-bed accommodation, with catering facilities, is available for classes taking part in activities over several days, allowing them to get to grips with the site and the learning process.


Business Area

Architecture-Building,Decoration - Interior design,Glass crafts,Stone crafts,Wood and furniture crafts

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