Wellington invades France

Wellington invades France

  • Sir Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington

Final Stages of the Peninsular War

Departing: Tuesday 25 June 2019
Returning: Saturday 29 June 2019
Duration: 5 days

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From bases in Biarritz and Toulouse, this tour will consider some of the major battles fought by Wellington and his battle-hardened army in France, including the battle of the Nivelle and that of the Nive. We will also visit the scene of the battles at Orthez and Tarbes.

Further highlights of the tour will include a visit to the magnificent museum at Tarbes, which houses a wonderful collection of Hussar uniforms and memorabilia. 

Our tour will also consider the final battle of the Peninsular War, and we will have the opportunity to enjoy some time in Toulouse.


  • Visit the picturesque and historic Basque town of Bayonne
  • Follow in the footsteps of Wellington’s army 
  • Travel with experts Colonel Nick Lipscombe and Professor Jeremy Black



Address: Stapleford Granary, Bury Road, Stapleford, Cambridge, CB22 5BP
Telephone: +44 (0)1223 841055

*Price details

Price per person, flights from/to London Heathrow included. Single supplement £310 per person.

$3,142 - please note that this US Dollar price is based on the exchange rate in June 2018. Contact the relevant operator for the most up-to-date price information.