French Revolution History Projects

4 days/3 nights

From only £272pp

Overview

4 days/3 nights From only £272pp

Discover the Paris landmarks and stories behind the French Revolution, explore the history leading up to the storming of the Bastille prison and learn about the capture and execution of King Louis XVI at Place de la Concorde. On our French Revolution tour of Paris an expert local guide accompanies your group as you visit the key sites supported the following day with a guided tour of the Palace of Versailles.

Curriculum focus

  • Edexcel AS Level Paper 2: France in Revolution 1774-99
  • OCR A Level: The French Revolution and the rule of Napoleon 1774-1815
  • AQA AS Level: France in Revolution 1774-1795
  • AQA A2: The Sun King Louis XIV, France and Europe 1643-1715

What's included in the trip?

  • Executive coach travel
  • Return ferry crossing via Dover / Calais
  • Accommodation on a half board basis
  • Guided tour of Paris: Key sites of French Revolution
  • Guided tour of Palace of Versailles
  • Travel and Medical Insurance
  • Vamoos Travel App
  • Free itinerary planning and visits booking service
  • Comprehensive travel pack
  • 1:8 leader place ratio

Sample itinerary

  • Day 1

    Travel to Paris. Check in to hotel. Evening meal at local restaurant.

  • Day 2

    Breakfast at hotel. Meet guide for tour of the key sites of the French Revolution including Place de Concorde, scene of the executions, Place de la Bastille and the Conciergerie, where Marie Antoniette was interned. In the afternoon take a self-guided tour of Les Invalides, home to Napoleon’s tomb and to the French Military museum with excellent galleries on the Revolutionary and Napoleonic war. Evening meal at local restaurant.

  • Day 3

    Breakfast at hotel. Board coach and drive to the Palace of Versailles for a guided tour with emphasis on the early months of the Revolution. Return to Paris in late afternoon for option of visiting the Louvre and Tuillerie Gardens. Evening meal at local restaurant.

  • Day 4

    Breakfast at hotel and board coach for return to UK.

Accommodation

Enhance your trip

  • The Louvre Museum or simply the Louvre — is one of the world’s largest museums, the most visited art museum in the world and a historic monument. A central landmark of Paris.
  • This gorgeous Royal Chateau is an experience not to be missed. The architectural beauty of the estate led to it being named a World Heritage Site over 30 years ago and a trip to Paris without including a visit to this Palace is unthinkable!