Napoleon and the battle of Waterloo History Projects
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.
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 Mound for a panoramic view of the historic battlefields. Continue to your accommodation. Evening meal
Day 2, Visit to the Wellington Museum where he lodged before the battle the continue with a guided tour covering the Waterloo battlefield site and the strongholds that influenced the outcome. Journey to the ferryport and return to the UK
[/table] This tour supports the OCR ‘A’, Option B AS/A Napoleon, France and Europe 1795-1815, AQA AS: Unit 1 France In Revolution 1774-1815 and KS3: Changing Nature of Conflict.
Other sites & monuments include: Hougoumont farm; Haie Sainte farm; Quatre Bras and La Belle Alliance. The Caillou Museum, Napoleon’s lodgings on the eve of the battle complements the Wellington Museum.
Feel free to contact us to tailor your own tour. 0845 026 4661
✓ Use of the coach during the tour
✓ Return ferry crossing via Dover / Calais
✓ Accommodation on a half board basis
✓ Multi-bedded rooms for students
✓ Single/twin rooms for leaders
✓ Free itinerary planning and visits booking service
✓ Comprehensive travel pack
✓ 1:8 leader place ratio