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.
Here is a sample 2 day/1 night tour…
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
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
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.
✓ 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