The Normans

Tour Introduction

This school history tour explores the origins of William of Normandy and his motives for invading England in 1066, visiting William’s birthplace of Falaise Castle, the town of Caen where his remains initially were buried and the world-famous Bayeux Tapestry.

The tour could be the platform for a wider study of medieval European history, exploring themes such as medieval kingship, war, revolt and rebellion and Church and State, or support a cross-curricular trip embracing cultural visits and French language components.

Tour Information


  • France

Key Locations:

  • Bayeux
  • Caen
  • Falaise

Transport Options:

  • Coach


  • 4 days

It is the professionalism of Anglia and the brilliance of your guides which is so important

St Swithun’s School

Price Includes:

  • Fully guided
  • Tailor-made itinerary
  • Hotel/Hostel accommodation
  • All meals as shown on your itinerary
  • An executive coach for your exclusive use
  • Return crossings with ferry or Eurotunnel
  • Pre-tour presentation
  • 1 free teacher place for every 10 paying students
  • All entrance fees associated with your visit

Topics Supported

These tours support all programmes of study and specifications covering:

Anglo-Saxon England

The Norman Conquest

The Anglo-Norman Kingdom

The Changing Nature of Warfare

Warfare Through Time

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