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School History Trip to Paris

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A history school trip is the only way to bring the French Revolution to life for your students!

From the origins of discontent with the Ancien Regime, through to the turmoil of the revolution itself, and the centralising influence of Napoleon, your students will gain a deeper understanding of the entire period.

Your school trip to Paris will include visits to key sites, such as the Place de Bastille and Place de la Concorde, that are associated with major events and characters of the period. Your students will also learn more about the lasting effects of the revolution on modern-day France and the French culture. And don't forget, if you want to team up with your colleagues in the French department to make this a cross-curricular trip then we can tailor the trip to ensure it meets all your learning objectives. 

Suggested Itinerary (Based on 3 days/2 nights)

Day 1/3

Morning

Morning

Depart school
Afternoon

Afternoon

Channel crossing
Evening

Evening

Evening meal

Day 2/3

Morning

Morning

Visit the Palace of Versailles
Afternoon

Afternoon

Visit Place de la Concorde, Les Invalides, Conciergerie and Musée Carnavalet
Evening

Evening

Visit to the Eiffel Tower

Day 3/3

Morning

Morning

Visit the Place de la Bastille
Afternoon

Afternoon

Channel crossing
Evening

Evening

Arrive back at school

What's included?

  • tick icon2 nights' half board accommodation
  • tick iconAny inclusions such as visits and excursions
  • tick iconComprehensive travel and medical insurance
  • tick iconDetailed information pack
  • tick iconFree staff place ratio 1:8
  • tick iconItinerary planning service
  • tick iconMotorway tolls and taxes
  • tick iconReturn Channel crossings
  • tick iconReturn executive coach travel
  • tick iconVamoos travel app - giving you access to all your trip documents on your phone or tablet
  • tick iconVAT at current rate to tour operators

Educational activities and visits

Château de Versailles

Château de Versailles

The biggest and most elaborate royal palace in Europe, Versailles was built to reflect the… Read more

Conciergerie

Conciergerie

The spectacular Conciergerie sits on the western side of the Île de la Cité a… Read more

Hôtel des Invalides

Hôtel des Invalides

The Hôtel des Invalides was founded by Louis XIV as a hospital and retirement home… Read more

Maison de Victor Hugo

Maison de Victor Hugo

Victor Hugo's apartment in Paris is now a homage to the great author himself. Students… Read more

Place de la Bastille

Place de la Bastille

Place de la Bastille is a must-visit on a history school trip to France. Not because there… Read more

Place de la Concorde

Place de la Concorde

The largest square in Paris, the Place de la Concorde has a bloody history.  During … Read more

Cultural activities and visits

Bateaux Mouches

Bateaux Mouches

One of the best and most relaxing ways to see the sights of Paris is to take a Seine river… Read more

Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower

The instantly recognisable symbol of Paris, the Eiffel Tower, can be seen from almost any… Read more

Fat Tire Bike Tours Paris

Fat Tire Bike Tours Paris

Take one of the Fat Tire bike tours around the centre of Paris for a new, fun way to… Read more

Accommodation

European Campus Sainte Therese Ouest
Hotel Ibis Styles Saint-Ouen
Hotel Reseda
European Campus Sainte Therese Ouest
The new European Campus Sainte Therese Ouest is a purpose built centre which offers excellent facilities. It’s an ideal base for school groups visiting Paris & Disneyland.

There are a total of 42 clean, modern and comfortable bedrooms all of which are en-suite. Students will generally be accommodated in multibedded rooms and staff in twin or singles.

A continental breakfast is served daily and evening meals are offered in the dining hall. Facilities include meeting rooms, Amphitheatre, Wifi and sports facilities.
Hotel Ibis Styles Saint-Ouen

Hotel Ibis Styles Saint-Ouen has all the comfort and amenities of a modern hotel. It is a popular choice with our school groups as it is within easy reach of both Disneyland® and central Paris.

The students will mainly be accommodated in multi-bedded rooms, all of which are en-suite. Both breakfast and evening meals can be taken in the hotel restaurant. There is also a bar area and terrace overlooking the Seine, as well as space that can be reserved for group activities.

Hotel Reseda

Hotel Reseda is a modern and recently renovated hotel offering clean and affordable accommodation.

Rooms are compact but functional with en-suite facilities, free WiFi, TV, telephone and air-conditioning. Students will generally be accommodated in triple rooms and staff in twins.

A continental buffet breakfast is served every morning, but evening meals are taken in a local restaurant.

Supporting you every step of the way!

Creating your perfect trip

We'll tailor make your school trip to meet your specific requirements

Launching your trip

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After you've booked

Your dedicated Itinerary Coordinator will work with you on the finer details of your trip

While you're away

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After your trip

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Need help?

Don’t hesitate to contact me for any advice or further information on how your school trip can be tailored to your requirements.

Very happy with the service again and the trip was very successful. Would not change a thing about it. — Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School, September 2018

Your School Trip is Fully Protected

As a fully-accredited school travel company, booking with Halsbury Travel offers you complete peace of mind. Our accreditations are your guarantee that:

  • Your school trip will be fully financially protected
  • Your group’s safety will be prioritised
  • Your trip will be a quality educational experience

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Our ABTA bond means all our school trips are financially protected. Plus, all air tours and flights arranged by us are also ATOL protected.

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As an Assured Member of the School Travel Forum (STF) we have an effective Safety Management System in place.

As well as reassuring you that your group's safety will be prioritised at all times, this will also help you to meet your due diligence and reduces the amount of External Provider paperwork required.

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