Napoleon and the battle of Waterloo History Projects

2 days / 1 nights

From only £114pp

Overview

2 days / 1 nights From only £114pp

The French defeat at Waterloo drew to a close nearly a quarter of a century of war and ended Napoleon’s final bid for power, his ‘100 days’ campaign and the final chapter in his remarkable career. Our tour offers a fascinating insight into the days leading up to the final battle on 18th June 1815.

Curriculum focus

  • AQA AS/A2: Unit 1 France in revolution 1774-1815 and KS3: Changing nature of conflict
  • Edexcel AS Level paper 2, Option 2c.1: France in revolution, 1774 – 99
  • OCR A Level Y213: The French revolution and the rule of Napoleon 1774 – 1815

What's included in the trip?

  • Executive coach travel
  • Use of the coach during the tour
  • Return ferry crossing via Dover / Calais
  • Accommodation on a B&B basis
  • Multi-bedded rooms for students
  • Single/twin rooms for leaders
  • Free itinerary planning and visits booking service
  • Comprehensive travel pack
  • 1:10 leader place ratio

Sample itinerary

  • Day 1

    Depart school for a mid-morning ferry. Continue to Waterloo to visit the Visitors’ Centre & climb the 226 steps to the top of the Lion’s Mount for a panoramic view of the historic battlefields. Continue to your accommodation. Evening meal.

  • Day 2

    Morning visit to the Wellington Museum, where he lodged before the battle, then continue with a guided tour, covering the Waterloo battlefield site, the strongholds that influenced the outcome. Journey to the ferry port and return to the UK.

Accommodation

Enhance your trip

  • The Eiffel Tower is located on the Champ de Mars in Paris. Built in 1889 as the entrance arch to the 1889 World’s Fair, it has become both a global and cultural icon of France.
  • With its cinemas, cafés, luxury speciality shops and clipped horse-chestnut trees, the Avenue des Champs-Élysées is one of the most famous streets and one of the most expensive strips of real estate in the world.