Origins of World War 1 – The Austro-Hungarian Empire
4 days/3 night from only £398pp
Visit Vienna and Budapest to take in sights of the former Austro-Hungarian Empire and learn about the build up to the First World War, including the act that triggered the ‘inevitable’ war, the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand! There is also time to take in the sights of these impressive cities.
Day 1, Flight to Vienna. Free afternoon in Vienna to explore the city.
Day 2, Morning Vienna walking tour. Visit to the Museum of Military History where students can learn about the history of the Habsburg dynasty right up until its collapse in 1918 including an area devoted to the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand.
Day 3, Coach to Budapest (3.5 hours). Visit Hungarian National Museum which illustrates the history of the country through extensive exhibitions.
Day 4, Morning Budapest city tour and visit to Buda Castle Royal Palace and the Budapest History museum for unbeatable views and exhibits on the history of the city. Flight home from Budapest.
[/table] Curriculum focus:
- AQA GCSE B: The Origins of the First World War
- Edexcel GCSE A: Why did War Break Out? International Rivalry 1900-1914
- OCR GCSE B: Causes and Events of the First World War 1890-1918
Feel free to contact us to tailor your own tour. 0845 130 6070
✓ 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
✓ 1:15 leader place ratio