Greenwich, the Flagship of english history

Discover Greenwich's place in British history on this fascinating tour

Discover History in Greenwich

Greenwich holds a crucial place in Britain’s history. Home to kings and queens, and to the highest navy officers, Greenwich was a place of the greatest power and influence when Britain ruled the waves.

On this tour we’ll discover Greenwich’s part in naval and scientific history, and its royal history with intriguing French connections. We’ll see Maritime Greenwich, the Naval College and the Queen’s House, and enjoy the spectacular views from Greenwich Park.

Please note this tour takes place entirely in French.

Cutty Sark Greenwich

Some Highlights of This Tour

Cartoon of classical building

Naval College

Originally conceived as a palace, this incredible building has also been used as a naval hospital.

cartoon crown

Queen's House

The Queen’s House is a former royal residence and the first example of classical architecture in the UK

Cartoon galleon

Maritime Greenwich

This World Heritage Site has been recognised by UNESCO for it’s architecture and natural beauty

Cartoon ruler and pencil

Sir Christopher Wren

Learn about Sir Christopher Wren, architect of St Paul’s Cathedral and Greenwich’s Naval College

Cartoon statue

Henry VIII

Born in Greenwich in 1491, discover the influence of Henry VIII on Greenwich’s architecture and history

Cartoon buildings and trees in park

Greenwich Park

Enjoy this beautiful park with panoramic views over Canary Wharf and the Isle of Dogs

Greenwich park and old naval college

Enjoy Greenwich in French

On the tour we’ll be learning about Greenwich’s central place in British history and exploring its architecture and park. We move along at a relaxed pace, with plenty of time to discuss the things we see along the way.

This tour takes place entirely in French, including the tour itself and all our conversation. All French speakers from an intermediate level upwards are welcome, perfect for both native speakers who would like to know more about British history, and anyone who would like to speak French whilst enjoying this unique experience.

  Where to Meet

This fascinating tour beins at the entrance to the pedestrian tunnel under the Thames, next to the legendary Cutty Sark. We’ll learn about the history of this ship, one of the last of its kind, before moving on to Greenwich’s many other historical buildings and landmarks.

How to Book

Join a Public Experience

Join us on Meetup.com to sign up to our regular public events and experiences, and be the first to hear about new dates. All public events take place in French.

Book a Private Experience

Book an experience for your group or design your perfect French day. Ideal for parties, education, corporate and individuals. May be booked in English or French.