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Overseas History school trips

History is one of those subjects that can really inspire some students but leave others feeling under whelmed. A great way to boost engagement in your chosen study topics is to take students on an overseas history trip. These types of trips allow students to see the places that they are reading and being taught about, making the subject more meaningful and allowing them to put historical events in context.

The tour companies that we work with all have tonnes of experience when it comes to organising school history trips. They know that every school will have its own unique objectives for the trip and that is why they will work with you to design the perfect history tour for your students. Whether you plan a teacher led history tour or wish to make use of guides with specialist subject knowledge to support your teaching, the trips below can meet your requirements.




Krakow History Tour


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Popular History Trip, July 2017: Krakow History Tour
For centuries, Krakow was the capital of Poland, drawing kings, artists and scholars from around the world, leading to the richest of cultural heritages. Miraculously one of the few Polish cities to have escaped destruction during World War II, Krakow has retained its historic charm and character in abundance. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, its beautiful Old Town comprises the largest medieval market square in Europe, complete with medieval buildings and monuments, a renaissance Royal Castle,...Details & Enquire


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School Trips to Rome

School Trips to Rome

At Leisureworld, we aim to take away the hassle of trip organisation. with exciting destinations and our exclusive PRICE GUARANTEE, That's what makes Leisureworld Educational Tours different from the rest! ...
School Trips to Rome

Destination Spain

Destination Spain

As a popular destination for educational visits, Spain has a lot to offer; lively and diverse cities, awe-inspiring historic and cultural monuments and wild coastlines and wide open landscapes. We have worked with leaders to develop bespoke tours. ...
Destination Spain

Germany Study Trip

Germany Study Trip

Further & Higher Travel specialise in competitive, enriching curriculum-linked Key Stage 5 Study Tours to Germany. Our fantastic trips include Berlin and Munich. Price match promise, unrivalled expertise! ...
Germany Study Trip

Discover the WW1 Battlefields

Discover the WW1 Battlefields

Bring history to life for students with a visit to the World War 1 battlefields. Visit world famous museums, see the cemeteries and walk the trenches that soldiers once hid in....
Discover the WW1 Battlefields


English in Dublin

English in Dublin

Dublin makes an excellent destination for English literature students wanting to explore the literary world. Europe for Schools helps you bring the subject to life with visits to the birth places of James Joy ...
English in Dublin

Spanish Language in Andalucía

Spanish Language in Andalucía

Teacher Reviews: ★★★★★
Based in an authentic Spanish coastal town in Cádiz province, we specialize in school tours and aim to make any trip highly educational and enjoyable for all students and trip leaders. Fully customisable trips in a stunning part of Andalucía. ...
Spanish Language in Andalucía

World War One History Tours

World War One History Tours

WWI Somme & Ypres Lest we forget! Whether it’s a day trip or a 4-day residential, visit the sites and cemeteries of the ‘Great War’ and remember those from all nations that fought for their fellow man from Thiepval to Last Post in Ypres. ...
World War One History Tours

Tuition Homestay Germany

Tuition Homestay Germany

An ever-popular choice with our school groups, the Tuition Homestay programme offers a good mixture of language learning with an optional excursion programme in three of Germany's most interesting regions ...
Tuition Homestay Germany


WW1 Battlefields

WW1 Battlefields

The WW1 Battlefields of Belgium and France is etched into the memory of our nation; over time the memories of soldiers who were there has faded, so what better way to understand the times and conditions than to take your group to the Western Front?...
WW1 Battlefields

History in Berlin

History in Berlin

Bring history to life for your students with a school trip to Berlin! For groups studying the Nazis, the Holocaust or the Cold War, there really is no better destination. ...
History in Berlin

Discover Peru

Discover Peru

Discover the famous lost Incan city of Machu Picchu, travel into the depths of the Amazon jungle and take in the sights of the Cuzco, the historic capital and heart of the Inca capital. ...
Discover Peru

Turkey

Turkey

With lots of cultural and religious history, Turkey makes a superb destination for your school trip. Whether you're looking to visit a museum, climb a mountain or sail the coastline there's certainly something for everyone. ...
Turkey


Berlin History Tour - Adaptable Travel

Berlin History Tour - Adaptable Travel

Adaptable Travel’s bespoke school trips to Berlin offer a unique perspective on European history and the shocking impact of the Nazi’s and Third Reich. We'll enable your students to better understand this period of history on a school trip to Ber...
Berlin History Tour - Adaptable Travel

Krakow History Tour

Krakow History Tour

Krakow provides an excellent base for a 3 or 4-day History or Religious Studies trip. As well as a guided tour of the Old Town and Jewish Quarter, students will also have the opportunity to visit the chilling Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp. ...
Krakow History Tour

Normandy Calvados

Normandy Calvados

A wealth of amazing opportunities for cross-curricular school tours to Normandy and easy access ensure that the Calvados region of Normandy remains our most popular destination for schools. Key Stages 2 and 3 a ...
Normandy Calvados

Spanish Program in Salamanca

Spanish Program in Salamanca

Are you looking for a memorable trip for your students to learn about a different culture and improve their Spanish? Tía Tula offers an easy and effective way to organize your educational travel in Salamanca, Spain. ...
Spanish Program in Salamanca


Belfast History & Politics

Belfast History & Politics

School trips to Belfast will give your students an insight into the politics, the conflict and the violence that troubled this otherwise vibrant city for many years. ...
Belfast History & Politics

Normandy

Normandy

Bring learning to life on a school residential trip to Normandy. Bring history lessons alive whilst giving your school group a taste of french life. ...
Normandy

Krakow & Auschwitz History Trip

Krakow & Auschwitz History Trip

The tragedy of Auschwitz created by the Third Reich is a controversial and shocking topic. Adaptable Travel will help your students confront this significant part of WW2 on a bespoke school trip to Krakow, visiting Auschwitz and other Krakow sites. ...
Krakow & Auschwitz History Trip

Battlefield Tours

Battlefield Tours

Holts employ battlefield tour professionals who all have great experience and an exceptional historical knowledge and understanding of the battlefields you will visit as part of your tour. ...
Battlefield Tours


Brittany

Brittany

St. Cast in Brittany is a picturesque resort which has managed to retain its small fishing village atmosphere. This a great location, popular with many schools for French language trips to France. ...
Brittany

German Language & Culture Cologne

German Language & Culture Cologne

School trips to Cologne, provide students with a trip to Germany's economic and cultural capital. The city is famous for its cathedral and is home to one of Europe's oldest universities. ...
German Language & Culture Cologne

Ultimate Italy

Ultimate Italy

With 30 years experience sending thousands of teachers and students to Italy on tours that are educationally rich, our expert travel specialists will be delighted to provide you a with once-in-a-lifetime tailor-made experience. ...
Ultimate Italy

School Trips to New York and Washington D.C.

School Trips to New York and Washington D.C.

At Leisureworld, we aim to take away the hassle of trip organisation. with exciting destinations and our exclusive PRICE GUARANTEE, That's what makes Leisureworld Educational Tours different from the rest! ...
School Trips to New York and Washington D.C.


Discover Vietnam

Discover Vietnam

Discover the breath-taking landscape, stunning coastline and uniquely delicious cuisine of Vietnam. Marvel at the many historical sights and uncover artefacts from two thousand years of Hoi An culture. ...
Discover Vietnam

Malta Tourism

Malta Tourism

Explore the treasures of the Mediterranean. Blessed with wonderful temples and forts, as well as great cuisine and the best in hospitality, the Maltese islands offer any study group an exciting chance to learn ...
Malta Tourism

School Trip to Rome

School Trip to Rome

A vibrant, fascinating city packed full of architectural treasures, Rome is a fantastic destination for a school trip, whether your subject area is Art, History, Classics, Religious Studies or simply more a general understanding of European culture. ...
School Trip to Rome

Sorrento and the Bay of Naples

Sorrento and the Bay of Naples

Azzuri skies, piazzas, pizza and gelati .....Italy is a fantastic destination for an educational school trip! Inspired Travel offer bespoke itineraries to this exciting region - to make the most of, and enjoy, the best that Italy can offer....
Sorrento and the Bay of Naples


WW2 Normandy Tour

WW2 Normandy Tour

There is no more evocative way of understanding the sacrifice and significance of D-Day than a tour of Normandy. From Pegasus Bridge where the first Allies landed to the Mémorial de Caen and the Landing Beaches, there’s a wealth of sites to discov...
WW2 Normandy Tour

Morocco Adventure

Morocco Adventure

Come and experience a School Adventure with a real difference. A level of service we feel you will struggle to beat. From your first enquiry right through to getting back to School and beyond. Our Adventures really do have the 'Atlas Difference' ...
Morocco Adventure

Viking and Medieval Dublin

Viking and Medieval Dublin

Dublinia is an great historical experience you will never forget, located at the heart of Dublin City and is certainly one of the best Viking and Medieval venues around. ...
Viking and Medieval Dublin

School Trip to China

School Trip to China

Be it Beijing's history or the buzz of Shanghai, Xi’an’s terracotta warriors or Chengdu’s pandas, combine China’s legendary treasures into one mesmerising itinerary and you’re guaranteed to give your pupils the educational adventure of a li...
School Trip to China


WW1 Battlefields

WW1 Battlefields

Adaptable Travel will help you create a fantastic learning experience on your bespoke WW1 Battlefields school trip to Ypres and Somme. We offer our ‘Project Battlefields’ student and teacher resources, qualified guides who we hand-pick and more. ...
WW1 Battlefields

Germany - Berlin study tours

Germany - Berlin study tours

Berlin is a diverse city. It occupies a central position in the turbulent history of Europe but also offers a vibrant environment for Art and Culture and, perhaps surprisingly, Science where there are several institutions at the forefront of research...
Germany - Berlin study tours

Berlin History Tour

Berlin History Tour

From Checkpoint Charlie and the Berlin Wall to the Brandenburg Gate, with a wealth of relevant landmarks relating to the Third Reich, World War II and the Cold War, Berlin is THE place to visit to bring many of the issues of modern history to life. ...
Berlin History Tour

Spain Study Trip

Spain Study Trip

Further & Higher Travel specialise in competitive, enriching curriculum-linked Key Stage 5 Study Tours to Spain. Our fantastic trips include Barcelona, Madrid and round trips to the enchanting Andalucia. Price match promise, unrivalled expertise! ...
Spain Study Trip


International Cultural student exchange

International Cultural student exchange

This project gives participants from all over the world a chance to engage in an intercultural exchange with middle school to college-aged students from China. Participants will have the opportunity to fully delve into Chinese culture. ...
International Cultural student exchange

USA Study Trip

USA Study Trip

Further & Higher Travel specialise in competitive,enriching curriculum-linked Key Stage 5 Study Tours to the USA. Our fantastic trips include New York, Washington DC, Florida, Los Angeles & San Francisco. Price match promise, unrivalled expertise ...
USA Study Trip

25 day Hong Kong to China culture and Adventure tour

25 day Hong Kong to China culture and Adventure tour

This tour takes you camping on the Great Wall, bamboo rafting in Yangshuo, and hiking on Hong Kong’s famed Victoria peak. Visit the adorable pandas in Chengdu, see the Terracotta Warriors in Xi’an, and learn lots along the way. ...
25 day Hong Kong to China culture and Adventure tour

Italy Study Trip

Italy Study Trip

Further & Higher Travel specialise in competitive, enriching curriculum-linked Key Stage 5 Study Tours to all major cities in Italy, including Rome, Venice, Florence, Milan, Sorrento and Sicily. Price match promise, unrivalled expertise ...
Italy Study Trip


Equity MFL tour to Normandy

Equity MFL tour to Normandy

At Equity, we believe there is no better way to learn a language than by visiting the country of which it is spoken, interacting with locals and learning the cultural customs. ...
Equity MFL tour to Normandy

Equity First World War Battlefields Tour

Equity First World War Battlefields Tour

As the government chosen provider of First World War Centenary Battlefield Tours Programme, our goal is to empower students to develop an active interest in their school subjects.We can tailor make a tour specific to the learning needs of your group....
Equity First World War Battlefields Tour

Krakow & Auschwitz

Krakow & Auschwitz

Are your students struggling to comprehend the scale of the Holocaust? A school trip to Krakow, including a visit to Auschwitz, will be difficult, but is essential to understanding 20th century history. ...
Krakow & Auschwitz

German Cultural Homestay

German Cultural Homestay

If tuition is not what you are looking for why not visit Germany on a Cultural Homestay trip. With a variety of regions to choose from Germany is steeped in a rich and controversial history, which no student wi ...
German Cultural Homestay


Animal project experience

Animal project experience

It’s not often anyone gets the chance to say that they’ve had the privilege of working with endangered animals, or the chance to care for animals in their native habitat. Click here and find out more about this amazing opportunity. ...
Animal project experience

Krakow and Auschwitz

Krakow and Auschwitz

As the ancient capital of Poland, Krakow miraculously escaped destruction during WW2 and retains its cultural heritage and charm. Now a UNESCO World Heritage Site it provides the backdrop for a fascinating, thought-provoking tour for your students. ...
Krakow and Auschwitz

China Panda project work expedition

China Panda project work expedition

A unique and varied school expedition! Explore remote sections of the Great Wall with some seriously off the beaten path trekking, volunteer at a Panda Centre, discover historical Xian and the Terracotta Warriors. The best school expedition? Probably...
China Panda project work expedition

Explore South Africa

Explore South Africa

All Africa Tours has experience with planning and organising school tours for more than 17 years. We know what ‘works’ for children and teens. Trips are custom designed for each school to cater for their educational needs. ...
Explore South Africa


WWII Berlin

WWII Berlin

Berlin is a must for short haul history trips with its captivating past where East meets West. Want to get a panoramic view of the city, then head up the Berlin TV Tower or back in time at the Story of Berlin. There's a lot to see! ...
WWII Berlin

Politics New York

Politics New York

Your students may only think of New York as a major shopping destination but it offers many opportunities to extend their knowledge of Politics. As the main target of the 9/11 attacks it offers a plethora of op ...
Politics New York

WW1 Battlefields Tour

WW1 Battlefields Tour

Help your students better understand the destructive power and futility of war with a school WW1 battlefields trip to Belgium or Northern France! ...
WW1 Battlefields Tour

Discover China

Discover China

Take a walk along the awe-inspiring Great Wall of China, try your hand at Tai Ji and Chinese calligraphy and see the 8th wonder of the world - the life-size Terracotta Warriors. ...
Discover China


School Trips to Krakow

School Trips to Krakow

At Leisureworld, we aim to take away the hassle of trip organisation. with exciting destinations and our exclusive PRICE GUARANTEE, That's what makes Leisureworld Educational Tours different from the rest! ...
School Trips to Krakow

Outdoor Activities in Crete

Outdoor Activities in Crete

Crete is a new destination for overseas school residentials. It is not over crowded or overexploited, it is simply one of the best locations for your overseas school residential. Prices for full catering and activity programme are UK comparable....
Outdoor Activities in Crete

School Music Trips

School Music Trips

Only four hours by coach from Calais, school trips to Paris offers some of the most exquisite venues in the world for choirs and youth orchestras. The opportunity to sing in Notre-Dame Cathedral, La Basilique du Sacr ...
School Music Trips

Classic EU Tour

Classic EU Tour

This five day trip takes in the historic town of Strasbourg, a visit to the Council of Europe and the European Parliament. Enjoy an excursion to the German spa town of Baden-Baden, before departing for Brussels ...
Classic EU Tour


Art & Design Amsterdam

Art & Design Amsterdam

Amsterdam is a fantastic choice for an art trip. We will tailor the most appropriate visits for your group, from a wide range of styles and artistic and historical treasures. ...
Art & Design Amsterdam

Peru - Language and Cultural experience

Peru - Language and Cultural experience

Cajamarca is where everything started. Known as the “City of the Meeting of the Two Worlds”, Cajamarca will immerse you in Incan and pre-Incan culture while you live in a modern yet colonial city. Join our language and cultural experience. ...
Peru - Language and Cultural experience

Rwanda

Rwanda

A country famous for all the wrong reasons, but this is a chance for pupils to not only learn about the dark side of Rwanda’s past, but experience first-hand how hope and hard endeavour can transform a country. is a shining beacon for Africa ...
Rwanda

School Trips to Germany

School Trips to Germany

At Leisureworld, we aim to take away the hassle of trip organisation. with exciting destinations and our exclusive PRICE GUARANTEE, That's what makes Leisureworld Educational Tours different from the rest! ...
School Trips to Germany


Popular school history tours

Although there are a thousand and one different location and historical subject combinations available, some school history tours are more popular than others. Here are a few of the common themes, though it your school requires a type of trip that we do not currently highlight on this page, please use the tailor made trip form and we will do our best to help find exactly what you are looking for.

Battlefield Tours - Poland, Germany

The two World Wars in the first half of the twentieth century will live on in memory for many generations to come. An important part of our nation’s social history, a school tour to the battlefields of France and Belgium, to the concentration camps of Poland or the divided streets of Berlin, will give students a better understanding of world events.

Classical History - Greece, Rome

The Classical period of history lasted roughly from the seventh century BC until the fifth century AD. Concentrated around the Mediterranean, there are still numerous sites in modern day Greece and Italy that will show students how people lived and give them a real feel for how life was during that period of history.

Art History - Paris

If this history of art is an important topic for your students, look no further than Paris. Quite apart from being an incredible city to visit in any context, Paris has more art galleries than you could wish for. Art history students cannot help but be inspired by the incredible works housed in the French capital.

Medieval History & Political History - Ireland

Ireland is so easy to get to, and has so much to offer groups of school children who are studying history. The two most requested topics we receive are Medieval and Political history. Learn about the Viking and Norman invasions of Ireland, or about the changing face of Northern Ireland between 1920 and the modern day.