Top European Destinations for Schools

Europe presents your students with a wealth of opportunities from subject-specific excursions to iconic locations. Here we take a look at some of the most popular European destinations for schools with Travelbound customers to show how you can create incredible experiences this year with your students.



Top excursions

  1. Tower of London
  2. West End Theatre Production
  3. Natural History Museum

Our school trips to London are carefully designed to align with curriculum objectives in line with the international baccalaureate, ensuring that students not only have a memorable adventure but also gain valuable insights that enhance their academic development.

Here we explore some of the highlights and curriculum links that make our London tours exceptional.

Historical Marvels

Students will step back in time as they visit iconic landmarks like the Tower of London, where the medieval history of England unfolds. Guided tours provide a comprehensive understanding of key historical events, offering links to history and social studies curricula.

Literary Exploration

London has been a muse for countless literary masterpieces. Our itineraries can include visits to landmarks associated with famous authors such as William Shakespeare and Charles Dickens. These experiences connect seamlessly with literature studies, fostering a deeper appreciation for classic works.

Scientific Wonders

The renowned Science Museum and the Natural History Museum are popular stops for our groups. Students engage in interactive exhibits, linking classroom learning to real-world scientific applications. These visits cater to science curricula and spark curiosity in the natural world.

Cultural Diversity

London’s diverse culture is celebrated through visits to museums like the British Museum and cultural neighbourhoods like Chinatown. Students explore global perspectives, aligning with geography and social studies curricula.

Performing Arts

West End theatres showcase the best of performing arts. Students witness world-class productions, tying into drama and performing arts curricula while providing a glimpse into the creative industry.

London in a nutshell

In just a few days, students will absorb the rich tapestry of London’s past and present. Our bespoke itineraries ensure that every experience is not only enjoyable but also a valuable extension of the classroom. Join us on this educational expedition, where London becomes an immersive textbook, and lessons come alive on the city’s storied streets!




Top excursions

1. East Side Gallery – Berlin Wall
2. Checkpoint Charlie Museum
3. Museum Island

Embark on an educational adventure with our captivating school tours to Berlin, a city steeped in history, culture, and innovation. Our tailored itineraries combine the city’s highlights with curriculum-aligned experiences, providing students with a unique blend of academic enrichment and cultural immersion.

Historical Odyssey

Berlin is a living history book with guided tours available pretty much anywhere you wish allowing your students to gain an in-depth understanding of iconic landmarks, including the Berlin Wall, Brandenburg Gate, and the Reichstag. These excursions connect seamlessly with history curricula, offering students a firsthand understanding of pivotal moments in the 20th century.

Cold War Insights

Dive deep into the Cold War era with visits to Checkpoint Charlie and the Stasi Museum. Students explore the ideological divide, political tensions, and the significance of Berlin as a symbol of the East-West conflict, aligning with history and political science curricula.

Cultural Wonders

Berlin’s cultural scene is vibrant and diverse. Students will explore world-class museums, including the Pergamon Museum and the Jewish Museum, connecting with art, culture, and humanities curricula while gaining insights into global perspectives.

Scientific Exploration

Engage in interactive exhibits at the Technikmuseum, linking classroom learning to real-world scientific applications. These experiences are designed to complement STEM curricula and inspire the next generation of innovators.

Outstanding Architecture

Berlin’s skyline tells a story of resilience and renewal. Our visits to iconic structures like the Berlin TV Tower and the Berlin Hauptbahnhof provide students with architectural insights, tying into art and design curricula.

Berlin in a nutshell

By joining our Berlin program, students will not only witness the city’s rich history, but also gain a profound understanding of its cultural diversity, scientific achievements, and contemporary relevance. This immersive experience serves as a dynamic extension of the classroom, enriching students’ education with real-world perspectives and unforgettable moments in this dynamic European capital.




Top excursions

1. Colosseum
2. Uffizi Gallery
3. Pompeii

Italy is a cultural treasure trove allowing schools to explore the country’s most iconic destinations, blending history, art, science, and more to create an enriching educational experience for students.

Historical Spectacles in Rome

Begin your journey in the eternal city of Rome, exploring the Colosseum, Roman Forum and Pantheon. These visits provide a captivating glimpse into ancient civilizations, connecting with history and archaeology curricula.

Renaissance Art in Florence

Immerse yourselves in the birthplace of the Renaissance, Florence, where students encounter masterpieces at the Uffizi Gallery and marvel at the architectural wonders of the Florence Cathedral. Art history and fine arts curricula come to life amidst the works of Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, and Botticelli.

Scientific Heritage in Pisa

Venture to Pisa to explore the iconic Leaning Tower and Piazza dei Miracoli. Engage in hands-on activities to understand the principles of physics, linking scientific concepts to real-world examples and complementing STEM curricula.

Venice: Cultural and Geographical Wonders

Discover the unique charm of Venice as students navigate its canals and learn about the city’s geographical context. The Doge’s Palace and St. Mark’s Basilica showcase the city’s historical and cultural significance, aligning with geography and social studies curricula.

The Bay of Naples and Pompeii: Archaeological Insights

Explore the archaeological wonders of Pompeii and Herculaneum, gaining insights into ancient Roman life. These visits offer interdisciplinary connections with history, geography, and archaeology curricula.

Renaissance and Science in Milan

Why not include a stay in Milan, a city where artistic and scientific achievements converge? Visit the iconic Last Supper painting by Leonardo da Vinci and explore the Leonardo da Vinci Science and Technology Museum, providing a comprehensive understanding of the Renaissance period and scientific advancements.

Italy in a nutshell

School tours to Italy seamlessly weaves together the nation’s rich history, artistic heritage, and scientific contributions. As students explore these diverse destinations, they not only witness the beauty of Italy but also deepen their knowledge across various academic disciplines, fostering a lifelong love for learning. Join us on this educational odyssey through the heart of Italy!




Top excursions

1. Sagrada Família
2. Alcázar
3. Alhambra

Bienvenidos to a school tour through Spain, where history, culture, and innovation come together to create an enriching experience for students. Our school trips to Spain unfold some of the nation’s most captivating destinations, blending academic exploration with cultural immersion.

Madrid: Historical and Artistic Extravaganza

Begin your adventure in the vibrant capital, Madrid. Explore the historic Royal Palace and delve into the renowned Prado Museum, connecting with history, art, and cultural curricula. Madrid’s rich tapestry sets the stage for interdisciplinary learning, with masterpieces by Goya, Velázquez, and more.

Barcelona: Architectural Dreamland and Cultural Diversity

In Barcelona, students encounter the architectural wonders of Antoni Gaudí, such as the Sagrada Família and Park Güell. These visits provide insights into architectural design and cultural diversity, aligning with art, history, and social studies curricula.

Seville: Flamenco and Historical Heritage

Journey to Seville, where the Alcázar and the Cathedral await exploration. Students witness the blend of Moorish and Gothic influences, fostering an understanding of Spain’s diverse cultural history. The experience ties seamlessly into history, art, and cultural studies.

Valencia: Scientific Innovation and Arts

Valencia’s City of Arts and Sciences becomes a hub for scientific exploration. The futuristic architecture and interactive exhibits at the Science Museum engage students in hands-on learning, linking with STEM curricula and inspiring future innovators.

Granada: Alhambra and Multicultural History

Discover the Alhambra in Granada, a masterpiece of Islamic architecture. The visit provides a glimpse into Spain’s multicultural past, connecting with history, geography, and cultural studies.

Bilbao: Contemporary Art and Architectural Ingenuity

Conclude your journey in Bilbao, where the Guggenheim Museum showcases contemporary art and architectural innovation. This visit expands students’ perspectives on art and design, linking with modern art and cultural studies.

Spain in a nutshell

Our school trips to Spain offer a dynamic blend of historical exploration, artistic appreciation, and scientific discovery. As students traverse these diverse destinations, they not only gain a deeper understanding of Spain’s rich heritage but also connect classroom learning to real-world experiences, fostering a holistic and lifelong approach to education.



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If you would like to learn more about building a school tour to any of the European destinations mentioned above or would like more recommendations for your next school trip with Travelbound, speak to us today and start a new journey of lifelong learning.