World Projects History Tours!
As a tour company of over 30 years’ experience, World Projects can create a custom made History tour for your school or group that will inspire and educate on the people, buildings, beliefs, and life changing events of our ever-amazing past.
Our organisation has an extensive knowledge of the basic syllabus requirements for teaching history in your relative state, and it is because of this that you can be rest assured that a History Tour through World Projects will not only be an informative, interesting and wholeheartedly inspiring experience, but also a tour that will align perfectly with your school’s curriculum.
EUROPEAN HISTORIC TOURS – FROM ANCIENT BEGINNINGS TO THE CULTURAL HUB OF TODAY
Europe is a fantastic tour destination for any history group. Its awe-inspiring surroundings and amazing mix of cultures compliments the deep historic legacies that have been maintained throughout the ages. There is a marvellous story behind nearly every inch of this amazing continent, and as a tour destination it is an area which will educate, entertain and fire the imagination of each individual.
Your group can learn about the way of life in Renaissance Italy. Marvel at the significant civil, cultural and social developments that are still present throughout the country today. Students will be able to get a holistic understanding on how this period influenced the rest of Europe and further recognise the important roles played by individuals such as Lucrezia Borgia, Galileo and Leonardo da Vinci.
In addition, Italy is a perfect opportunity for your group to visit the historic remains of ancient Rome. Learn about the rise of the Roman Empire and the roles of key groups in Roman society. Walk through the truly historical cities and sites and grasp a full understanding of the everyday life, beliefs, warfare, and funerary customs of this ancient civilisation.
Previous Groups have enjoyed such marvellous attractions in Italy as the Colosseum, St Peter’s Basilica, the Vatican Museums and the amazing remains of Pompeii.
Another great option in Europe is to take a tour through Greece, where your group can learn about one of the oldest civilisations in the world. The country is full of fascinating sites and your group will be able to learn about its rich history; from the Wonders of the ancient Acropolis through to the modern cities of today. Popular destinations can include the ancient cities of Sparta and Olympia, Mount Athos, The Palace of Knossus and the many archaeological sites of the nation’s capital.
The United Kingdom is the perfect destination for history students studying the great nation and how it has shaped Australia today. Your group can learn more about the area’s rich history from the Middle Ages through to the technological innovations that led to the Industrial Revolution.
Previous groups have enjoyed such popular locations as the Tower of London, The Roman Baths, William Shakespeare’s Birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon, Stone-Henge and the many historic castles the area has to offer including Dover, Nottingham, Windsor and Edinburgh Castle.
Through a World Projects tour, your group will also have the opportunity to get first-hand knowledge on Britain’s involvement in World War II. Groups can visit Churchill’s Cabinet War Rooms and the Imperial War Museum in London, the Air Raid Shelters in Stockport and the Battle of Britain Memorial, situated near the picturesque white cliffs of Dover.
With its long and broad history in the fields of arts, politics and war, France is another great destination for a group wanting the most out of their history tour. The nation’s capital is home to many notable landmarks including the Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, Notre-Dame and The Louvre.
As a major party in the first and second World Wars, A World Projects tour to France will take your group to a number of famous battlegrounds. From visiting such sites as the D-Day landing beaches and the battle of Somme, students have been able to obtain a contextual understanding of the sheer size and sacrifice made for future generations. Groups can also undertake the Platoon experience at the Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917, where they will have the opportunity to be dressed and equipped as an Australian unit from the time and set off on a battlefield walk along the disused Ieper-Roeselare railway track.
Other popular activates for history groups in France include visiting The Palace of Versailles, taking in the awe and extravagance of the Kingdom of France leading up to the French Revolution, and visiting the amazing Mont St. Michel, located on the Normandy border.
Students studying the events, causation and fallout of World War II will find a World Projects history tour through Germany and Poland a truly informative experience. Your group can take a Guided City Tour of Berlin where you will see the Reichstag, Brandenburg Gate, Checkpoint Charlie, the Holocaust Memorial. In addition, your group can visit the Brandenburg Gate as well as visit Auschwitz in Poland for a sobering yet ultimately thought provoking experience.
A History tour to Germany can also include a visit to the Berlin Wall Memorial, where your group will take a guided tour as well as witness the remains of the Wall that separated West Berlin from East Berlin during the Cold War.
For students studying World War I, there is no better way to recognise and learn about the significance of Australia’s involvement than visiting the shores Gallipoli, Turkey. Your group can experience the battlefields and learn about the stories from Lone Pine, ANZAC Cove and Artillery Road to truly understand what is meant by the ANZAC legend. A historical tour of Turkey will also include a visit to ANZAC soldier cemeteries to put into context the sacrifice made for our country.
A World Projects History tour will make all of the arrangements for your travel including flights, accommodation, ground transportation, sightseeing activities, classes and travel insurance where and if required.
Contact us now for your custom itinerary to an unforgettable HISTORY TOUR!