EDUCATIONAL GROUP TOURS

Groups Abroad specialise in educational group travel. Therefore if your school requires a history tour of England or a journey to discovery the Somme and Gallipoli battlefields first hand - we are able to assist. A religious educational tour to Rome, home to Catholicism or a music tour to discover Salzburg, Vienna and the Blue Danube which have all contributed to Austria’s rich and renowned musical history, Groups Abroad can assist.

Tours are subject focused allowing a snapshot of exactly what students will gain educationally from their tour abroad. All tours are supplemented with alternative excursions and useful information to assist in creating a tour to meet your schools requirements.

Groups Abroad educational tours and programmes are designed with you, whether you’re a group leader, headmaster, parent or student, in mind. We pride ourselves on being reliable, knowledgeable and passionate about delivering educational tours that inspire your students and enrich classroom learning.

At Groups Abroad we are here to make your life easier and your next school trip a great success!


Religious Education Tours

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The Vatican City, Rome - Italy - Religious Education

After the fall of the Roman Empire the city of Rome continued to be important as the centre of the Christian world. A school tour to Rome will help students understand the history, practice and continuing importance of Catholicism in the world today in what promises to be both an academic and spiritual encounter. Student groups will understand the importance of Rome in beliefs and practices throughout the Christian world. Explore the role of the Catholic Church in the contemporary world.Examine the importance of art in religion. Appreciate the history and development of Catholicism in Rome. Understand religious practices that may not be their own. Evaluate the changing role of religion in everyday life. Explore how people have practiced different religions throughout time and the role these religions have in different cultures. Contact us for more information

Dublin, Galway, Cork - Ireland - Religious Education

Ireland is home to the vibrant medieval city of Dublin, rich in folklore, culture and history. With so much to explore and experience Dublin is a wonderful destination for groups to unearth its numerous museums, galleries and street culture. Dublin's streets are alive with street performers, outdoor theatre, galleries, modern art and photographic exhibitions. Dublin also offers groups the opportunity to participate in a vast number of sporting exchanges or attend a match of Gaelic football or hurling. We are able to organise everything from guided tours catering to the requirements of the group through to entrance fees to some of the Ireland's most famous tourist attractions, including: Guided city sightseeing tours of Dublin and surround regions, Trinity College Dublin - The Book of Kells, Dublinia - Viking and medieval Dublin exhibition, National Leprechaun Museum, Natural Museum of Ireland, along with restaurant reservations and lunch packs. Contact us for more information

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SINGAPORE JUNIOR RUGBY TOURNAMENT 3-4 DEC 2016-Singapore-Sports Tours

Join us in Singapore on a 6 night tour inclusive of tournament participation. Junior Rugby Tournament for U12-U16. In 2015 over 140 teams took part across ten age groups resulting in more than 4000 players and spectators attending the 2 day tournament. All tours include a day at Universal Studios, city sightseeing tours and breakfast at Singapore Zoo.
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Remembering Australia at War - France & Belgium-France-History Tours

Paris is the gateway to the historical region of Normandy where Australian history tours have the opportunity to retrace and experience the battlefields and beaches that were an integral part of World War II. This region also provides groups with the opportunity to visit the Belgian Battlefields including sites such as Tyne Cot Cemetery and Polygon Wood. A school history tour to Ypres in Belgium and the Somme in France provides your students with an interesting insight into the conditions and scale or WWI. Listening to the Last Post at Menin Gate or visiting the battlefields of the Somme will prove to be both an educational and humbling experience. Paris is also one of those "must see" cities of Europe and it provides groups with a range of cultural and educational opportunities. Home to endless renowned landmarks, museums and art galleries. No visit would be complete without visiting the Eiffel Tower or the beautiful Notre Dame cathedral.
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BRATISLAVA 6-9 JULY 2017-Europe-Music Festivals

This festival for orchestras and choirs provides an opportunity to participate in and contribute to the rich cultural atmosphere of Bratislava, with opportunities to perform in beautifully ornated churches, concert halls and outdoor settings in the historical centre of the city. Groups may choose to participate on either a non competitive or competitive basis in a variety of different categories.
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Tokyo, Nagasaki, Hiroshima-Japan-History Tours

Retrace the history of World War II and the world's first deployed atomic bomb over the Japanese city of Hiroshima. The explosion wiped out 90 percent of the city and immediately killed 80,000 people; tens of thousands more would later die of radiation exposure. Three days later, another A-bomb landed on Nagasaki, killing an estimated 40,000 people. Japan's Emperor Hirohito announced his country's unconditional surrender in World War II in a radio address on August 15, citing the devastating power of 'a new and most cruel bomb.' Students will have the opportunity to visit the memorial sites and museums that are located in both of these cities.
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JAPAN CONTEMPORARY ART TOUR 14 MAY 2017-Japan-Art Tours

Join us on an inspirational tour of Japan's most acclaimed museums and art galleries - fully escorted ex Tokyo. Although the main purpose of this tour is for art appreciation it also explores the various cultural elements that create the fabric of Japanese society. Enjoy galleries located in Harajuku, Ginza and the stunning Roppongi Hills which is also home to some of Tokyo's most modern architecture. The opportunity to travel further afield to discover some of Japan's true art gems including a visit to I.M.Pei designed Miho Museum located in Kyoto or the stunning 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art in Kanazawa. However an art tour of Japan would not be complete without visiting Naoshima Island home to a magnificent contemporary art collection including Benesse Art Site. Take the opportunity to view artworks by artists such as Hiroshi Sugimoto and James Turrell.
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