The French Revolution Study Tour

This 3 or 4-day study tour introduces your students to the main sites associated with the major events of the period such as the Palace of Versailles, the Place de la Concorde and the Place de la Bastille.

Duration
3 - 4 Days
Key Stage
KS 5
Guides
1-2

Overview

The French Revolution was a time of political and social rebellion in France which altered the course of modern history. Starting in 1789, it saw the monarchy overthrown and a republic established, culminating in a dictatorship under Napoleon.

Study Themes and Curricular Links

  • OCR A-level Syllabus – Non- British Period Study- The French Revolution and the rule of Napoleon 1774-1815

  • EdExcel A-Level Syllabus – Depth Study – France in Revolution, 1774-1799

  • AQA- A-Level Syllabus - France in Revolution-1774-1815

Tour Includes


  • Local Guide for French Revolution Walking Tour of Paris.

  • Entrance to all museums and places of interest.

  • Travel by coach from your school.

  • Channel crossings on Eurotunnel.

  • 2 breakfasts and 2 evening meals.


From £249 per student

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4-Day Sample Itinerary Including Disneyland®

Our 4-day tour can include a day at the historic Battlefields of Waterloo or a day to relax and have fun at Disneyland® Paris!

Day 1 - Arrive in France

We have an early start from the school and travel to the Eurotunnel at Folkestone for the crossing to France.

We then proceed to Paris and check into The Originals City Rueil Centre Hotel situated on the outskirts of the city.

We enjoy our evening meal in a local restaurant.

Day 2 - Central Paris French Revolution Walking Tour and the Palace of Versailles

This morning we travel to central Paris for a walking tour of the city looking at sites connected with the French Revolution, such as the Champs de Mars, Les Invalides, Chapelle Expiatoire, la Place de la Concorde and La Place de la Bastille. This will be led by a local Paris Guide.

In the afternoon we visit the historic Palace and Gardens of Versailles. This palace was at the heart of the monarchy which was deposed in the French Revolution.

We return to our hotel and enjoy our evening meal in a local restaurant.

Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Versailles
Versailles
Included Highlights
  • French Revolution Walking Tour of Paris

  • Versailles

Day 3 - Disneyland® Paris

This morning we travel to Disneyland® Paris where we enjoy the full day, experiencing everything both parks have to offer.

We choose our own lunch and dinner options in the park before returning to our hotel in the evening.

Day 4 - Musee de l’Armees des Invalides

This morning we travel into Paris for a visit to the Musee de l’Armees des Invalides. Here students can enjoy the galleries including collections in the Louis XIV and Napoleon Galleries as well as seeing the Tomb of Napoleon.

We then return to Calais for our Eurotunnel crossing and our return journey to school.

Included meals: Breakfast

Musee de l’Armees des Invalides
Musee de l’Armees des Invalides
Included Highlights
  • Musee de l’Armees des Invalides

4-Day Sample Itinerary Including Waterloo

Our 4-day tour can include a day at the historic Battlefields of Waterloo or a day to relax and have fun at Disneyland® Paris!

Day 1 - Arrive in France

We have an early start from the school and travel to the Eurotunnel at Folkestone for the crossing to France.

We then proceed to Paris and check into The Originals City Rueil Centre Hotel situated on the outskirts of the city.

We enjoy our evening meal in a local restaurant.

Day 2 - Central Paris French Revolution Walking Tour and the Palace of Versailles

This morning we travel to central Paris for a walking tour of the city looking at sites connected with the French Revolution, such as the Champs de Mars, Les Invalides, Chapelle Expiatoire, la Place de la Concorde and La Place de la Bastille. This will be led by a local Paris Guide.

In the afternoon we visit the historic Palace and Gardens of Versailles. This palace was at the heart of the monarchy which was deposed in the French Revolution.

We return to our hotel and enjoy our evening meal in a local restaurant.

Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Versailles
Versailles
Included Highlights
  • French Revolution Walking Tour of Paris

  • Versailles

Day 3 - Musee de l’Armees des Invalides

This morning we travel into Paris for a visit to the Musee de l’Armees des Invalides. Here students can enjoy the galleries including collections in the Louis XIV and Napoleon Galleries as well as seeing the Tomb of Napoleon.

We depart for Waterloo, arriving late afternoon. Here we visit the Memorial 1815 Museum, a large modern museum which explains the history of the battle and contains a huge amount of original material. We then check into our Schools Hotel in Brussels for an overnight and evening meal.

Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Musee de l’Armees des Invalides
Musee de l’Armees des Invalides
Included Highlights
  • Memorial 1815 Museum

  • Musee de l’Armees des Invalides

Day 4 - Waterloo Battlefields

This morning we pick up a local guide and explore the battlefields of Waterloo, starting at the farm of La Haye Sainte defended by the coalition forces under Wellington’s command and end at Hougoumont, a defended farm complex where fighting raged all day.

Now a museum, we explore the farm, see the memorials and look at how important the holding of this position was in 1815, and how it was achieved.

We then return to Calais and the journey back to our school.

Hougoumont
Hougoumont
Included Highlights
  • Hougoumont

  • La Haye Sainte

Sample Itinerary - 3-Day Tour

Optional evening activities at extra cost such as bowling can be organised for your group

Day 1 - Arrive in France

We have an early start from the school and travel to the Eurotunnel at Folkestone for the crossing to France.

We then proceed to Paris and check into The Originals City Rueil Centre Hotel situated on the outskirts of the city.

We enjoy our evening meal in a local restaurant.

Included meals: Dinner

Day 2 - Central Paris French Revolution Walking Tour and the Palace of Versailles

This morning we travel to central Paris for a walking tour of the city looking at sites connected with the French Revolution, such as the Champs de Mars, Les Invalides, Chapelle Expiatoire, la Place de la Concorde and La Place de la Bastille. This will be led by a local Paris Guide.

In the afternoon we visit the historic Palace and Gardens of Versailles. This palace was at the heart of the monarchy which was deposed in the French Revolution.

We return to our hotel and enjoy our evening meal in a local restaurant.

Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Les Invalides
French Revolution Walking Tour of Paris
Included Highlights
  • French Revolution Walking Tour of Paris

  • Versailles

Day 3 - Musee de l’Armees des Invalides

This morning we travel into Paris for a visit to the Musee de l’Armees des Invalides. Here students can enjoy the galleries including collections in the Louis XIV and Napoleon Galleries as well as seeing the Tomb of Napoleon.

We then return to Calais for our Eurotunnel crossing and our return journey to school.

Included meals: Breakfast

Napoleons Tomb
Musee de l’Armees des Invalides
Included Highlights
  • Musee de l’Armees des Invalides

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Specialist Guides

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Curriculum Highlights

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