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Paris
Basic price from
£188
3 nights accom. & travel  for 40 students and 5 staff

History School Trips to Paris

History school trips to Paris

One of the world’s most iconic cities, Paris offers opportunities to enhance learning for history students from Key Stage 3 through to A-Level. Discover the Palace of Versailles which was once home to Louis XIV and Marie Antoinette then visit La Conciergerie where Marie Antoinette was later detained during the French Revolution. Encourage your group to learn about events during World War I and the resistance showed while fending off the German assault, as well as the four-year siege the city suffered at the hands of the Nazi Party during World War II. With our bespoke History school trip to Paris, your students will be able to discover elements of this city's history in a new and exciting setting away from the classroom.

Suggested Itinerary

GCSE BASIC

    • day
      1

       

      • Cross the channel arriving at your accommodation
    • day
      2

      Theme: The impact of History on Culture

      • Guided city tour, free time around Notre Dame, Ile de la Cite and the Latin Quarter
      • Afternoon visit to the La Conciergerie
      • Bateux Parisiens river cruise
    • day
      3

      Theme: Peace

      • Palace of Versailles
      • Tour Montparnasse
    • day
      4

       

      • Return journey home

 

Itinerary price from £239

Price details

Priced based on:

  • 3 night tour for 35 students and 4 staff

Price includes:

  • Return tunnel
  • Transfers by coach
  • 3 nights' bed and breakfast accommodation
  • Standard insurance
  • Entrance to excursions based on above itinerary

 

Case Study opportunities

Key topics

Peace settlements after WWI

      • Palace of Versailles
      • Bateaux Parisiens river cruise
      • Musee du Louvre

The Enlightenment

      • Eiffel Tower
      • Cite de sciences
      • Musee du Louvre
      • Maison de Victor Hugo

Renaissance and Reformation

      • Musee Grevin
      • Notre Dame
      • Musee de Louvre
      • Chateau Vaux Le Vicomte

The French Revolutionary Wars

      • La Concierge
      • Musee Grevin
      • Sainte Chapelle
      • Notre Dame

Culture

      • Espace Dali
      • Musee des artes decoratifs
      • Centre Pompidou
      • Musee Rodin
      • Musee d'art moderne de la ville Paris
      • Fragonard musee du parfum
      • Bateaux Parisiens
      • Tour Montparnasse
      • UNESCO HQ
      • Stade de France
      • Disneyland Paris
      • Parc Asterix
      • Aquaboulevard

Suggested Curriculum links

Suggested Education links (For History GCSE from 2016)

AQA History GCSE (8145)

Conflict and Tension, 1918-1939

      • Part One: Peace-making

OCR History A (Explaining the modern world)

International Relations 1918-2001 (J410/01-07)

      • Conflict and co-operation 1918-1939

Pearson (EDEXCEL) GCSE (9-1) History (1HI0)

Option 31: Weimar and Nazi Germany, 1918-39

      • The early challenges to the Weimar Republic, 1919-23

EDUQAS (WJEC)

1G. Germany in transition 1919-1939

      • Impact of the First World War

      2B. The Development of Germany 1919-1991

          • Weimar Germany

Accommodation

FUAJ Yves Robert

FUAJ Yves Robert

  • Great central location
  • Allocations on key dates

This brand new, sustainable hostel opened its doors in May 2013 and is perfect for school groups.

Location: Located right in the centre of Paris, a 10/15 minute walk from the Gare du Nord and a 5 minute walk from the nearest metro station giving easy access to the main attractions of Paris.

Facilities: There are great communal areas as well as a bar for teachers and a really nice garden at the back.

Accommodation: The very spacious rooms accommodate between 1 to 6 people. They all have en-suite showers and toilets are in the corridors.

Meals: Self-service restaurant on site.

FIAP Jean Monnet

FIAP Jean Monnet

  • Central location
  • Well-equipped

With over 40 years of experience in accommodating school groups, the FIAP Jean Monnet is the best you can offer your students.

Location: Located right in the centre of Paris, in the 14th arrondissement. It is only a 10 minute walk from the nearest Metro Station.

Facilities: There are great communal areas that can be booked for your group.

Accommodation: The rooms accommodate between 1 to 7 people and are all en-suite and spacious.

Meals: Self-service restaurant on site.

Hotel Sibour

Hotel Sibour

  • Central location
  • Close to main attractions

Great for school groups who want a comfortable, centrally located hotel.

Location: The Hotel Sibour is located in the city centre of Paris near Gare de l’Est, 10 minutes walk from Gare du Nord and the Place de la Republique.

Facilities: On-site breakfast room.

Accommodation: The hotel provides 2-4 bedded comfortable rooms with en-suite facilities.

Meals: Breakfast.

Misterbed Torcy

Misterbed Torcy

  • Modern hotel
  • Close to shops

This hotel is ideal for groups who want to enjoy a more modern hotel and not be in the centre of the capital.

Location: Only 10 minutes from Disneyland® Paris and 30 minutes by coach from the centre of Paris.

Facilities: Modern amenities on site.

Accommodation: The rooms are comfortable and all equipped with en-suite facilities.

Meals: Breakfast on-site, and evening meals are taken at a restaurant just behind the hotel.

Subject Specific Excursions

versailles-palace

Versailles Palace

Visit the opulent place once resided in by Louis XIV and by Marie Antoinette. This was also famously the venue for the signing of the Peace Treaty in 1919. This palace is rich in history and in opulent style with incredible gardens to explore.

la-conciergerie

La Conciergerie

Marie Antoinette was detained here in this former prison during the French Revolution. A visit here is an absolute must for history students! Set alongside the River Seine this was originally built as the City's first palace, it only became a prison during the French Revolution.

chateux-vaux-le-vicomte

Chateaux Vaux le Vicomte

Located 55km southeast of Paris, the Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte was built in 1658 to 1661 for Nicolas Fouquet and inspired the Chateau de Versailles. The Chateau is set in an impressive estate and is packed with history.

musee-grevin

Musee Grevin

The Musée Grévin is a waxwork museum in Paris – Named after caricaturist Alfred Grevin the Museum also houses the Hall of Mirrors built for the Exposition Universelle in 1900. Students can see some 450 characters arranged in scenes from the history of France and modern life including the French revolution.

Fragonard Perfume Museum

Nestled in the heart of Paris, close to the Opéra Garnier, this historic location is full of the spirit and character that Fragonard wanted to preserve. In years gone by it was a theatre and a velodrome for the elegant ladies of Paris in the mid-nineteenth century. The "Nouveau Musée du Parfum" reveals the secrets to the perfume trade, as well as a magnificent collection of precious objects tracing the history of perfume from antiquity to the present day. Immersed in the atmosphere of a late nineteenth century perfume factory, visitors will discover the world of fragrance through a set design that combines ancient artefacts, archives and videos of modern production. This is a unique olfactory journey in Paris! Tours can be in French or English.

Quick Tip: If you have an excursion in mind which you don't see listed, please get in touch so we can do our best to arrange it for you!

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