3 reasons to visit Salagon with a school or non-school group
With the priory, museum and gardens, the site can meet a range of educational objectives across the curriculum: discovering and understanding the area, natural and cultural heritage awareness, discovering major periods of history.
Fun, varied educational tools (games, crafts, etc.) to capture young people's attention and make learning fun.
School visits and workshops are carefully prepared by the Salagon learning department and the educational coordinator. Our team is here to help if you require assistance with planning your visit and slotting it into the curriculum.
Opportunities for teachers to organise creative projects based around the Salagon site, in partnership with the Regional Cultural Affairs Department or the Regional Council (schemes include “One class, one work”, “Adopt a garden” and CVLA and the APERLA project for high school students and apprentices).
A high-quality attraction: the site is a listed historic monument and Musée de France, Remarkable Garden and Tourism Quality certified.
Fully equipped: facilities for the blind and visually impaired (raised-relief and Braille panels; tactile, olfactory and sound workshops), education room and a shaded picnic area.
Workshops for kindergarten and CP (ages 3-7) (French Cycle 1)
With a tour tailored to a chosen theme: "From aromatic plants to perfume" - "Flowers on your plate" - "Ink flowers".
Workshops for lower senior schools (ages 10-15)
Museum workshops :
"The story and architecture of Salagon from antiquity to today" - "Plants and cookery in the Middle Ages" - "Rural life: the landscapes of Haute-Provence" - "Chestnut trees and charcoal-burners".
Plant workshops :
"Scents of history" - "Travelling in a garden" - "From aromatic plants to perfume" - "From leaves to paper" - "Ink flowers".
Workshops for upper senior schools (ages 14-18)
"The story and architecture of Salagon from antiquity to today" - "From plant to plate through the ages" - "Plants and cookery in the Middle Ages".
"Scents of history" - "Plants and their uses, an immersion in ethnobotany" - "Ink flowers".