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.

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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 has so much to see and offer for history groups, from the must-visit Checkpoint Charlie, Brandenburg Gate and Holocaust Memorial, to lesser known visits such as the Nazi built Olympic Stadium, Berlin Underworld tour, Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp and many, many more visits that will allow your students to glimpse into the history of Germany, which of course has played such a pivotal role in the history of Britain and crucial on the history curriculum. In addition, your students will be able to explore modern Germany with visits to the Reichstag, Berlin Wall Documentation Centre and of course the Berlin TV Tower with magnificent views over the city. Adaptable Travel will use our expertise to help you select the correct visits for your group needs and create the perfect itinerary...

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Italy
History, Religious Education, Art, Classics


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A Classics and History trip to Rome will enrich your student’s understanding of Rome's long and colourful past, from the ancient world of the Romans, through to the Renaissance and the more recent Fascist movement under Mussolini. ...

History and Classics trips to Rome with Equity

Italy
History, Classics


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Sicily is Europe, Africa and Asia on one island. Phoenecians, Greeks, Romans, Arabs and Normans all left their mark so that the enchanting island of Sicily is a unique crossroads in Europe where art, history and breath-taking scenery will inspire you...

Classics Tour to Sicily

Germany
History, Languages


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

Europe
History


Amsterdam is as beautiful as it is interesting, boasting a rich and fascinating history intertwined with global history and local heritage. Explore how Amsterdam has developed and the blend of historic incidents that have shaped it. ...

Amsterdam History



Ireland
English, History


Dublin is the vibrant and fun-loving city that wins the hearts of the thousands who visit each year. Rich with unique history, fantastic buildings and a modern economic boom this enchanting city perfectly couples tradition with a modern twist....

Dublin

Europe
History, Religious Education, Cultural, Citizenship


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

Germany, Europe
History, Business, Cultural


Berlin is a melting pot of history, culture and industry tied together with a modern twist and captivating atmosphere. This funky, dynamic city is brimming with industry links, business visits and unique experiences waiting to be discovered. ...

Berlin Business Studies & Economics

Europe
History, Religious Education


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The importance of Auschwitz and nearby Krakow makes it a ‘must visit’ destination for schools. Explore the dark history of the Nazi concentration camps and the UNESCO World Heritage Listed Old Town in Krakow. ...

Equity History Trips to Auschwitz and Krakow

France
History, Languages, Cultural


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Just across the channel but a world away is Normandy, home to traditional fishing villages, historic towns and modern cities, all ideal to improve language skills and explore the local culture. ...

Equity MFL tour to Normandy

Italy
History, Religious Education, Languages, Cultural, Art, Classics


Rome with visits galore. Too many highlights to list them all but you will not be short of wow factors on this tour. Vatican City & Sistine Chapel with St Paul’s, Colosseum, Pantheon, Roman Forum and then why not take the time to go and see Pompei...

School tours-Rome

Germany
History, Languages, Cultural


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

Europe
History, Activities, Languages, Cultural, Expedition


Crete is a great destination for overseas, outdoor activity residentials. It is not over crowded or overexploited, like many other European destinations. In Crete we have offer a wide range of activity programmes to suit all levels of ability. ...

Outdoor Activities in Crete

Malta, Europe
History, Geography, Religious Education, Cultural


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

Italy
History, Cultural, Classics


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Rome - The Eternal City. Formerly the heart of the Roman Empire, the stories of those days are etched in the streets. Students can retrace the footsteps of gladiators and visit famous ancient monuments to enhance their understanding of ancient times....

History and Classics Tour to Rome

Italy
History, Classics


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Sorrento and the Bay of Naples form a stunning backdrop for any Classics school trip. Steeped in both Roman and Greek history, it is possible to gain insight into both cultures under blue Italian skies. Temples, villas, ancient towns are a delight. ...

Classics Tour to the Bay of Naples

Iceland
Science, History, Geography, Fieldstudies, Geology, Cultural


Iceland is fast becoming the destination for school trips with a geography or geology focus. Rondo Travel construct interesting, exciting, thought provoking educational tours that leave a lasting impression. ...

Iconic Iceland

Europe
History, Design Technology, Cultural, Art


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A school trip to Russia is a unique cultural event. Moscow and St Petersburg are fascinating cities, with incredible attractions and excursions. From the Kremlin to the Winter Palace, Russia is an experience students will never forget. ...

School trips to Russia with Equity

Europe
History, Geography, Cultural


Wonderful wonderful Copenhagen – capital city of Denmark. In the footsteps of Vikings! Rondo Travel can offer tours suited to art, history and the hot topic of sustainability. ...

Copenhagen for schools

Italy, Europe
History, Design Technology, Geography, Geology, Classics


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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

USA, North America
History, Business, Cultural, Citizenship


Your students may only think of New York as a major shopping destination but it offers many opportunities to extend their knowledge of Politics. ...

Politics New York

Europe
History, Design Technology, Computing, Art


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

France, Normandy
History, Languages, Cultural


Picturesque resorts with a small fishing village atmosphere. Brittany is a great location for school groups travelling for French language trips to France. ...

Brittany

Belgium, France
English, History, Cultural


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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

Belgium, France
English, History, Cultural


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Help your students understand the devastating conflicts of the past through WWI battlefield tours. Visit the cemeteries and monuments in France and Belgium as well as trenches and museums that bring this subject to life. ...

Equity First World War Battlefields Tour

Spain
History, Design Technology, Languages, Art


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A modern and sophisticated city that beautifully balances its history with its present, Madrid is a great destination for a college or university trips, in particular we recommend visiting for Art and Design focused tours. ...

Madrid - University trip

Germany
History, Languages


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

Belgium, France, Germany, Europe
History, Business, Citizenship


Take a school visit to the historic town of Strasbourg the city of Brussels and the country of Luxembourg and find out more about the Council of Europe and the European Parliament....

Classic EU Tour

Ireland, Europe
English, History, Languages


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

Germany
History


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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...

Language tours to Berlin

Ireland, Europe
History, Business


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

Far East
History, Geography, Languages, Business


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China’s history and its economic rise has been powerful, where its influence on politics, global economics and culture is still growing. Students will learn about how one of the oldest civilisations in the world today is still an evolving economy. ...

China - University trip

Ireland, Europe
History


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

Far East
History, Languages, Cultural


Rondo tours to China. Who can ignore the culture and history of one of the worlds’ superpowers. The fabulous Forbidden City and the breath-taking Terracotta Warriors. Making dreams come true. ...

Chinese Cultural tours-Beijing

France
History, Cultural


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Normandy is an ever popular destination for school trips. It affords numerous learning opportunities through guided visits to motivate and enhance understanding of one of the great historical events of the Second World War. ...

France - WW2 Studies in Normandy

Europe
History


Battlefield & History Tours specialises in exactly that. Our Krakow tours are one of the most thought provoking tours students will probably ever do. The impact of being in Auschwitz can affect people in many different ways……………….. ...

Krakow Battlefield and History

Belgium, France, Europe, Normandy
English, History, Religious Education, Citizenship


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

USA
History, Business, Cultural, Art


A variety of New York tours are available from Rondo Travel as each one is tailored to your subject needs. The visits on offer are many and varied and often have that wow factor rarely found. Your students will come away wanting more. ...

School tour to New York

Germany
History


Battlefield & History Tours specialises in exactly that. Berlin offers a great opportunity to not only study WWII, but also the Cold War – excellent visit opportunities…… ...

Berlin-WW11 & the Cold War

Europe
History, Religious Education


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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

Iceland, Europe
Science, History, Geography, Geology


Explore on of the world's greatest geography phenomenon on a bespoke school trip with Adaptable Travel. You will also benefit from access to our Project Iceland resources, developed for students and teachers, written by geography experts. ...

Iceland Geography Trip

Germany
History, Cultural


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Germany provides rich insights into both World Wars and the Cold War for history students. There are fascinating excursions and thought-provoking displays in the many museums and memorials throughout the country. ...

Equity History Trips to Germany

France
History


Battlefield & History Tours specialises in exactly that. View the landing beaches from the view point at Point du Hoc and see how difficult it would have been to knock out the guns…… the whole area is full of interactive and immersive visits…. ...

Normandy-Battlefield and History

Germany
History, Languages, Cultural


For language visits to Germany the Rhine & Mosel areas offer superb value for money with plenty of activities. Spectacular views, interesting and diverse visits plus the added bonus of a fabulous theme park (Phantasialand) not too far away. ...

School Germany tour-Rhine & Mosel

Europe
History, Art


Amsterdam offers great opportunities for Art and History tours. This iconic city renowned for its bicycles and canals is so accessible. Enjoy an informative canal cruise, visit one of the many renowned arts galleries or learn all about Anne Frank. ...

Art and Amsterdam for school

France
History


Battlefield & History Tours specialises in exactly that. The Somme are offers some great visits – the Lochnagar Crater where discoveries are still being made, Thiepval and the trenches at Beaumont Hamel where students get a feel for trench life....

Somme-Lest We Forget 1

Italy
History, Design Technology, Cultural, Art


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Take an Art and Design trip to two of Italy's most beautiful cities and inspire your students with artistic masterpieces, baroque palaces and wonderful architecture in world-famous galleries and museums. ...

Art & Design trips to Florence and Venice with Equity

France, Normandy
Science, History, Geography, Cultural


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

Normandy Calvados

Germany
History, Religious Education, Languages, Citizenship


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

France
History


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Normandy is a great destination for a History tour offering fantastic study opportunities for subjects such as the Norman Conquest, the Hundred Years War and both World Wars. Students can visit the D-Day Landing Beaches or the Bayeux Tapestry. ...

History trips to Normandy with Equity

Belgium
History


Battlefield & History Tours specialises in exactly that. Ypres and the surrounding areas are filled with history and visits that bring the studies to life. Tyne Cot Cemetery, Sanctuary Wood, Talbot House to name just a couple of visits ……… ...

Ypres-Battlefield and History

South America, Latin
History, Geography, Languages, Cultural


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Travel to Latin America, immerse in the language and culture, learn Spanish from experienced teachers and locals, dive into the deep, ancient history of the region, and enjoy the natural wonders that the landscape has to offer. ...

Cultural Immersion & Spanish Language in Latin America

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.

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