Group visits and outings

​For your group outings, choose emotion aboard the Dragon of Calais, an exceptional mechanical creature! Embark on a unique adventure into the fantasy of creatures populating the undergrounds of the North Seas, coming straight out of the creative mind of the French artist François Delaroziere.

Dragon trip: school groups, leisure center, medico-social structures

Embark on the back of Dragon and enjoy a fully commented tour by our pilots – machinists – mediators. Travel to the world of the Dragon of Calais and its creator, François Delaroziere.

Adults (from 12 years old) : 7,50€ instead of 9,50€

Children (up to 11 years old inclusive) : 5,00€ instead of 6,50€

​Free admission for groups: 1 guide for every 15 paying people or in accordance with French National Education regulations for schools:

  • for kindergartens, 1 accompanying person for 8 pupils.
  • ​for elementary schools, 1 accompanying person for 12 pupils.
  • ​for colleges and high schools, and other groups 1 guide for 15 students/persons

Dragon forecourt guided tours​

La Compagnie du Dragon invites you on a journey of immersion in the universe of our Machines. How do we create movement? Why does the Sentinel Iguana never seem to take your eyes off you? Guided by our machinists, the only ones authorized to reveal these secrets, visitors will dive into the dreamlike universe of our creatures. The average duration of the visit is estimated between 1:00 and 1:30 and is carried out with one or more guides dedicated to the group depending on the number of participants and the sensitivity sought (technical, artistic or educational).

After your visit, the City of the Dragon is accessible throughout the year and opens its doors with its shop and restaurant on site. Visitors can stay as long as they want, until closing time.

Package for 48 people : 150€
All audiences and customizable theme (technical, artistic or educational)

​on site, a real place to stroll by the sea

The Dragon Forecourt contains many treasures such as the gift - book store which offers you the essentials of the world of the Machine (sketchbooks, art books) in total immersion in the world of the Machines and François Delaroziere. Dine at the Antre du Dragon, our restaurant – bar – café with a sea view in a setting marked by the presence and passage of the Calais Dragon. Finally, don't forget to slip into the shoes of our machinists by bringing the Sentinel Iguana to life, which can be manipulated free of charge during the opening hours of the Dragon Forecourt.

Calais la Plage offers you its boards on the seafront with a host of activities! Walkers will enjoy the dike along the beach or the Perré Risban along the entrance to the port, but also the brand new belvedere. Rest areas are also present, including a large solarium. For families and children, playgrounds are also available, not to mention sports: fitness equipment, workout area, city stadium... Calais LA Plage also hosts the largest skate park in Hauts-de-France (4000 m2).



​Minimum of 15 paying people (8 for medico-social structures) to make a group reservation at least 20 days before the date of your visit. Maximum of 48 people per trip, subject to availability.

​Rates reserved for structures such as leisure centres, associations, schools, work councils, associations, etc. It is not accessible to families or gatherings of friends regardless of the number of participants.

Upon receipt of the quote, the group has 30 working days to confirm its order and pay a 30% deposit. The payment of the balance must reach us at the latest 20 days before the groupe outing date.

Find our complete General Conditions of Sale at this link.

need help?

Ophélie Koka, our administrative assistant, supports you in your group visit project by telephone.

+33 (0)3 66 62 60 01