October Half Term School Sports Tours

Posted: 16 September 2022

October Half Term School Sports Tours

Thinking about arranging a school sports tour for next October half term but struggling to decide where to go? Here are some of our favourite autumn tours:

Real Madrid

At a glance:

•3 x 90-minute training sessions with Real Madrid youth coaches

•Access to world-class training pitches at Valdebebas

•Behind-the-scenes self-led Bernebéu stadium tour

If you’re keen to inspire your footballers with an unforgettable school football tour, Real Madrid would be hard to beat!

Your footballers will enjoy three 90-minute training sessions with Real Madrid youth coaches at the club’s world-class training ground, Valdebebas.

Along with a self-led behind-the-scenes tour of the iconic Bernebéu stadium and the opportunity to add La Liga match tickets (subject to schedule and availability), this isn’t just a tour your students will never forget, it will also be a real highlight of your career.

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Paris Rugby

At a glance:

•1 training session with Racing 92

•Guided tour of Racing 92’s training facility

•Q&A with Racing 92’s English-speaking players (dependent on schedule)

Parisians love their rugby and the French capital is spectacular in the autumn, making it the perfect setting for your October half term tour.

As well as pitting your team’s skills against local opposition, we can arrange for them to enjoy a training session with Top 14 side Racing 92. You can also enjoy a guided tour of the club’s impressive training facility and, if schedules permit, we can even arrange a Q&A session with some of the team’s English-speaking players!

Plus, you can enjoy a guided tour of the Stade de France and could even spend a day at Disneyland® Paris!

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Barcelona Multisports

At a glance:

•2 fixtures against local opposition

•2 professionally coached training sessions per sport

•Suitable for rugby, football and netball (netball fixtures against other UK schools)

October is a great time to visit Barcelona –it’s still warm and sunny but not too hot. And Barcelona is a city that loves its sport, making it a great choice for a school sports tour.

We can arrange friendly fixtures against local opposition for your rugby, football and hockey teams. And we can even arrange for your netball team to take on other UK schools.

When your teams aren’t taking part in friendly fixtures, we can arrange some exciting activities, including a tour of Camp Nou, home of FC Barcelona, and a visit to Port Aventura, one of Spain’s top theme parks.

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Netherlands Hockey

At a glance:

•2 friendly hockey fixtures

•1 coaching session (2 hours)

•1 self-led training session

If you want to inspire your hockey players, there really is nowhere better than the Netherlands, where they really take hockey seriously.

We can arrange two friendly fixtures against local opposition, with a professional coaching session before one and a self-led training session before the other.

And when you’re not on the hockey pitch, you can enjoy some brilliant activities, including a tour of the Ajax stadium and a visit to Walibi World or De Efteling theme parks.

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Ready to start planning your October half term school sports tour?

Please don’t hesitate to contact us for further information or to request your tailor-made quote .

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