Bookings with 1st deposits paid between the 1st April 2021 - 31st December 2021 will be covered by Equity’s Covid Guarantee meaning:
You have the flexibility to move your schools tour to an alternative date at any time. Where possible Equity will keep the same pricing.*
If your booking needs to be cancelled due to Covid-19 restrictions within 14 days of departure, you will receive a full refund of monies paid.**
Equity’s standard Terms & Conditions still apply such as;
• Bookings cancelled by you 14 days or more prior to departure.
• Refund policy is only applicable to full group booking cancellation and is not applicable to individual passenger cancellations.
Equity booking terms and conditions can be found here.
*Equity will endeavour to move your booking at the same price within the same season but are subject to cost fluctuations such as flight, accommodation and excursion pricing.
**To receive a full refund one or more of the following must apply:
• The Department for Education advises against overnight residential trips to your destination
• Quarantine is required on arrival at destination or on return to the UK
• The UK Government lockdown measures prevent your tour departing as scheduled
• Where government or local legislation is in place that impacts and inhibits the primary reason for your tour
• The Foreign and Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO) advises against all but essential travel
• Equity is unable to operate your trip due to a significant number of planned excursions being closed during your stay.
• The booking’s payment terms have been fully met as outlined in Equity’s terms and conditions.
A full refund will be payable up to 60 days after the date of scheduled departure allowing Equity to obtain refunds from suppliers, such as airlines and accommodation providers.
This beautiful city by the Mediterranean, has its own distinct culture and is a fantastic alternative to Barcelona and Madrid for school groups searching for an authentic Spanish experience.
Valencia offers schools unforgettable attractions, including Medieval Cathedrals, peaceful public gardens, the futuristic Arts and Sciences complex, and stunning beaches.
With its small-town atmosphere, your students can build on their Spanish language skills, explore the incredible Oceanographic Aquarium, or discover the tradition behind famous local dishes such as Paella.
Ideal for exploring by foot, groups will enjoy the famous welcoming attitude to visitors and there are plenty of opportunities to practice speaking with locals in the streets, parks, and markets.
Valencia's streets are filled with historical buildings, such as the Silk Exchange and a trip here
wouldn’t be complete without a paella cookery workshop - the traditional version is chicken & rabbit with local beans.
Here are some suggested excursions for your trip to Valencia:
The City of Arts & Science
This futuristic architectural masterpiece contains several sites, including the Arts & Science Museums and the Oceonographic, one of the largest aquariums in Europe. There are lots of exciting and interactive ways for students to learn.
Guided Tour of Valencia
Tailored to suit whatever your learning objectives, schools will learn about the history of Valencia, the Old Town or culinary highlights. The tour takes in famous attractions such as Plaza del Ayuntamiento, La Lonja, Central Market, Valencia Cathedral and many more.
Albufera Boat Trip
Step on board a traditional vessel and experience the beautiful Albufera Natural Park. Discover how locals reached the island of “El Palmar” before roads reached the region.
Agro-Tourism tour in ‘L’Horta’
The scenic landscape around Valencia contains the market garden of L’Horta, one of only six still to be found in Europe. Learn about the unique irrigation systems and land rotation that sustains a vast array of different crops.
This emblematic building is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the Silk Exchange is one of Valencia's most visited places.
Flamenco and Tapas show
Students will enjoy a taste of authentic Spanish culture in a friendly atmosphere. Entertainment
involves a live flamenco show with dancers and musicians. There's also a delicious spread of traditional tapas dishes.
The Mercado Central of Valencia is where students can discover some of the famous Spanish gastronomy known all over the world. Discover the local trading style unique to this part of Spain.
Climb the spiral staircase and take in the amazing views of the city. The Gothic-style octagonal bell tower, is situated next to majestic Valencia Cathedral in the heart of the city.
Part of the incredible City of the Arts and Sciences, the vast aquarium contains fascinating exhibits from across the oceans of marine habitats and ecosystems.
Perfect for Food Technology groups, this guided tour takes in the history of the crop, its cultivation, as well as the properties of the orange blossom. It also includes a visit to a manufacturing plant.
We have a minimum number of 10 paying passengers but no upper limit. We can split large groups across multiple coaches and hotels as required.
We believe the travel insurance policy we offer is one of the best available.
With prior knowledge to booking we can arrange a tour that takes into consideration any students with disabilities.
There are many more fantastic school trips in Spain with Equity:
- Madrid for Art and Design
- Mathematics in Barcelona
- STEM trips to Lanzarote
- Geography trips to Tenerife
- Language and Culture trips to Costa Brava
- Performing Arts in Barcelona
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