School trips to the Czech Republic offer students the opportunity to experience a country that is both geographically and culturally at the heart of Europe!

The Czech Republic is a fantastic destination for educational tours for many subjects, particularly business studies.

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Why visit the Czech Republic?

A flourishing economy

The Czech Republic’s economy has been described as one of Europe’s most flourishing! This is a fascinating destination for business studies school trips, as students will learn how the country moved from a command economy to the free market with the fall of Communism in 1989.

One of the highlights of a business studies school trip is an economic seminar at the CERGE Institute, which can be tailored to meet your requirements. Past topics covered include the development of the Czech recovery since the collapse of Communism, the problems of privatisation and the issue of Czech accession to the European Union.

An unforgettable introduction to Central Europe

Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic has been a cultural centre for Central Europe since the Middle Ages. A spectacular city famous for its bridges and spires, Prague has a long history of inspiring artists, writers and poets.

The Czech capital has a long history of hosting significant cultural events and has a number of important performance venues, including the famous Estates Theatre, which hosted the premieres of Mozart’s operas Don Giovanni and La Clemenza di Tito.

Prague also hosts a number of cultural and music festivals throughout the year. And the city is also home to a number of world-class museums, as well as hundreds of concert halls and galleries.

A fascinating history

Bohemia, now a region of the Czech Republic, was an Imperial State of the Holy Roman Empire for over 800 years and the revolt against the Habsburgs in Prague was the start of the Thirty Years’ War.

When the Habsburg Monarchy collapsed at the end of the First World War, the state of Czechoslovakia was created. Occupied by the Nazis during the Second World War, Czechoslovakia then came under Communist rule for more than 40 years, before the Velvet Revolution liberated the country in 1989. Four years later, the Czech Republic and Slovakia split peacefully into two separate countries.

So, a school trip to the Czech Republic can offer your students a fascinating insight into the history of Europe from the Middle Ages right through to the present day!

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Take a look at our range of Czech Republic school trips below, and then get in touch with one of our tour advisers to discuss your requirements.

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School Trips to Prague

School trips to Prague offer students the exciting opportunity to explore the spectacular capital of the Czech Republic!

Looking for a business studies school trip that will give your students a better understanding of the influence that politics and ideology can have on a country's economy?

Your students will see how emerging from Communism has changed the Czech economy.

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Activities and excursions in Czech Republic that your school group will love

Skoda Museum

Skoda Museum

Your visit to the Skoda Museum begins with anaudio-visual presentation on the company's century-long history, followed by a tour of… Read More

Old Town Prague

Old Town Prague

The heart of Prague, Old Town is filled with many houses, churches and other structures dating back to the 13th… Read More

Prague Castle

Prague Castle

Prague Castle is the largest medieval castle complex in Europe and is a must for all visitors to Prague. Renovation… Read More

Staropramen Brewery

Staropramen Brewery

This guided tour offers groups the chance to see this famous Czech beer being produced. The visit focuses on how… Read More

Museum of Communism

Museum of Communism

Marketed as an insight into Czechoslovakia's 'forty-year episode of Big Brother', the Museum of Communism captures a glimpse of a… Read More

Charles Bridge

Charles Bridge

Charles Bridge is a fourteenth century stone bridge spanning the River Vltava and linking the two sides of Prague. Not… Read More

Jewish Quarters Jozefov

Jewish Quarters Jozefov

The Jewish Quarter, known as Josefov, is located between the Old Town Square and the Vltava River. Its torrid history… Read More

Old Town Square

Old Town Square

The Old Town Square (Staromestske Namesti), with it's ancient buildings and magnificent churches, is one of the most beautiful historical… Read More

Why choose Halsbury?

Here are just a few reasons why teachers choose Halsbury for educational school trips that inspire.

School trips designed by teachers for teachers

Originally founded by teachers in 1986, we understand the pressures on you as Group Leader and are here to make the process of running your school trip as easy as possible.

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School trips tailored to your curriculum

We'll design your trip around your specific learning objectives and curriculum, to ensure your school trip is a truly educational experience.

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Health & safety prioritised

As a proud Assured Member of the School Travel Forum, the health and safety of your group is always our priority.

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Support every step of the way

We'll be with you every step of the way, from your very first enquiry until the moment you return home, including 24-hour support while you’re on your school trip.

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Financially secure school trips

We're ABTA bonded and all our air tours are ATOL protected, so you can be sure that your school trip is financially secure.

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Rewarding loyalty scheme

You'll earn loyalty points from your very first school trip with Halsbury. These can be used towards a discount on your school trip or a free gift for your school.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, absolutely. The destinations listed on our website are only a sample of the different trips we can offer. If you have another destination in mind, simply fill out our enquiry form with all your requirements and one of our Tour Advisers will be in touch with a tailor-made quote.

Yes, all of our trips include comprehensive travel insurance, which now includes Covid cover. This group travel insurance covers individuals needing to drop out of the trip in the following circumstances:

  • Because a Qualified Medical Practitioner has diagnosed them as positive for Covid-19 within up to 14 days of departure.
  • Because they have been hospitalised due to Covid-19 within up to 28 days of departure.
  • Because they have been told to self-isolate by NHS Test & Trace for a period of time that prevents them from taking part in the trip.

The insurance also covers reasonable additional costs of accommodation and flights should an individual contract Covid-19 and have to self-isolate while abroad.

And the policy also covers reasonable additional costs to account for a family member to come across or a group leader/teacher to stay with the individual.

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Every trip we organise is unique and your itinerary manager will work with you to understand your curriculum and adapt the itinerary to suit your learning objectives. The itineraries featured on our website are just a sample of what's achievable within a given timeframe. The trip duration and the activities and excursions can be tailored to your needs and budget.

As a general rule, we recommend that you start planning your next school trip 12-18 months before your travel date. This gives you plenty of time to get sign-off from senior leadership and to launch your trip in school to students and parents. Planning early will also mean you have a greater choice of accommodation and travel options.

If you start planning your trip later, don't worry. It is definitely possible to plan a trip in a shorter amount of time. We're here to support you and we have a selection of templates and useful guides to guide you through the process.

You can see examples of the types of accommodation we have available in different destinations on the sample trip pages linked above.

All of our accommodation partners have been chosen based on their suitability for school groups. As a member of the School Travel Forum (STF), you can be certain that all accommodation contracted by us complies with local legislation with respect to fire and general safety, is contracted by trained Halsbury Travel staff or reputable agents, receives a standard audit and risk assessment prior to use by Halsbury Travel and receives a supplementary audit if it is used on five or more occasions in a year.

Your Tour Adviser will discuss your accommodation preferences with you when putting together your tailor-made quote and will assist you in choosing the best accommodation for your budget and requirements.

The Halsbury Difference

School trips designed by teachers for teachers

Originally founded by teachers in 1986 and with several former teachers in our team, we understand the pressures on you as Group Leader and work hard to relieve them.

Trips tailored to your curriculum and learning objectives

We’ll design your trip around your specific learning objectives and curriculum, to ensure it meets your particular requirements.

Rewarding loyalty scheme

Work together with other teachers in your school to save thousands of pounds on future school trips with our multi-trip loyalty scheme!