Explore Europe's rich history on this extensive and engaging tour of key cities.
School trips to Europe deliver many educational and exciting learning opportunities. Experience culture, history, arts and languages across four great European countries as students tour the iconic sites and architecture that make each country unique. Enjoy docent-led museum and gallery tours, hands-on workshops and educational sessions through England, Belgium, France & the Netherlands.
This Europe trip is fully customisable depending on your classroom objectives from the study of the world wars, ancient Rome and the French revolution.
DAY 1: TRAVEL DAY
DAY 2: PALACE OF VERSAILLES TO NORMANDY
In the morning transfer via coach to the Palace Of Versailles. Enjoy a walk through the grounds, view the exquisite building and visit the relics of a monarchy that lives only in history. In the afternoon travel by coach to Normandy - you will visit the Juno Beach Museum.
DAY 3: CAEN MEMORIAL
In the morning explore the Caen Memorial Museum. After lunch, the group will meet up with a qualified Battlefields Guide and depart on the coach for a guided tour of the Arromanches, US cemetery, Pointe du Hoc and Omaha Beach.
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Take in the sights of historical significance in London, such as Buckingham Palace, the Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey, before whizzing under the English Channel to Paris. Explore the Louvre, Arc de Triomphe, Sacre Coeur and the Pompidou Centre. Travel to Amsterdam aboard a high-speed train, the capital city of the Netherlands features more than one hundred kilometres of canals, about 90 islands and 1,500 bridges. See how the intricate canal network dominates the city, and don’t miss Anne Frank’s house and the Van Gogh Museum.
Paris is the capital of France. It is also one of the most beautiful and most famous cities in the world. The Seine River divides the city into two parts and thirty-two bridges cross this scenic river. The oldest and most well-known is the Pont Neuf, which was built in the sixteenth century. Paris is also home to notable cultural attractions such as the Louvre, Musée Picasso, Musée du Montparnasse, Musée National d’Art Moderne as well as a variety of landmarks such as La tour Eiffel, Arc de Triomphe and Opéra Garnier.
Visit the home of Belgian chocolates in Brussels which dates back as far as 1635 when the country was under Spanish occupation. Indulge in the worlds richest sweet treat, of which Belgium produces 172,000 tons each year, and boasts more than 2,000 chocolate shops. Visit the Royal Palace in Brussels, an unmissable and timeless building in the capital of Belgium. Commissioned by Leopold II to the architect Alphonse Balat, the palace was finished in 1865. See the grand rooms, walk through antique corridors and see the monumental staircases, as well as the invaluable collections of artworks and decorations, from all continents and eras.
Visit England's capital city, London and ride the London Eye for a panoramic view of the South Bank cultural complex, and the entire city. Visit the Museum of London to learn about the 21st-century city and the history stretching back to Roman times. Visit the iconic sporting grounds such as Wembley Stadium to see where some of the worlds greatest sporting professionals have played. Take a boat ride on the River Thames and see the Houses of Parliament, the iconic ‘Big Ben’ clock tower, and visit Westminster Abbey.
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Explore two of America's most famous cities, Washington and New York City! Further students' understanding of history and politics in the US, and its impact on the rest of the world.
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