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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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?

As the new National curriculum is rolled out, Inspired Travel is aware of the responsibility to ensure the significance of the actions and sacrifices for many - a conflict that changed Europe - lives on. Of course the possible visits are numerous, depending upon the emphasis of the trip. We can include visits to locations where local battalions participated, research student ancestors, enjoy a guided tour with a Battlefield Guide. ...

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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

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

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

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



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

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

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

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, 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
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

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

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

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

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

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, 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

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

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

Far East
History, Geography, Geology, Physical Education, Languages, Cultural, Art


Plan a tailored school trip to Japan. Visit the Hakuba Valley, Tokyo, Osaka and Kyoto. ...

History, Arts and Sports trips to Japan

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

Belgium, France, Italy, Spain, Europe, South America
English, History, Geography, Geology, Religious Education, Cultural, Art


Organise a history and art educational tour through Europe. An educational immersion in culture, history, arts and languages across several European cities. ...

Art and history trip to Europe

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

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


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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

Far East
History, Geography, Business, Cultural


Not only is China the world's largest modern economy, but it also boasts over 3,500 years of written history. Its rich and elaborate past and dynamic modern cities offer a myriad of learning opportunities. ...

Business studies trip to China

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

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

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

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

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, 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

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

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

Belgium, France
English, History, Cultural


Visit. Understand. Never Forget. Experience the futility of war by touring the battlefields of Ypres & the Somme. ...

Battlefields – Belgium & the Somme

Europe
History, Religious Education, Cultural


Krakow - a World Heritage site that covers a vast educational scope for all pupils regardless of age. ...

Krakow

France
History, Languages, Cultural, Art


Paris! The culture capital of Europe offers everything you will ever need for an unforgettable educational - and fun! - experience. ...

Paris

Far East
History


Here at Nomadic School Tours we specialize in offering fully bespoke educational tours for students. With over 21 years of operating experience, we can confidently say that we know what makes a great school trip. ...

China Discovery 9 days

France
History, Languages, Cultural, Art


Paris & Disneyland - A fantastic experience for all ages! ...

Paris & Disneyland

Europe
History, Geography


Although Poland and its people suffered greatly during World War II, the country thrives today and encourages tourists to connect with its past and present. Take your students on this unforgettable experience and change their lives forever. ...

Poland The Holocaust

South America
History, Languages


Peru conjures up images of ancient civilizations, Machu Picchu, Cusco, the High Andes, vast rain forests and the mighty Amazon. This is truly an amazing opportunity to visit one of the most beautiful and interesting countries on earth.. ...

Peru Explorer 9 days

Africa
History, Geography, Human Geography, Citizenship


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Discover the beautiful coastal region of Ghana, where your students will be immersed in a vibrant community with a proud West African heritage. Spend time working with one of 11 community projects we support and make a real difference. ...

Challenging and worthwhile volunteering trips in Ghana

Germany
History, Design Technology, Languages, Cultural


Berlin has it all - history, art, design & culture. A vibrant city brimming with educational possibilities waiting to be explored! ...

Berlin

Europe, Far East
History, Religious Education, Cultural, Expedition


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

Spain
History, Languages, Cultural, Art


Madrid - Modern, vibrant, historical, arty, cultural. Spain's capital city has it all going on! ...

Madrid

Far East, India
History


India is a place of such diversity, mystery and the exotic. The sights and sounds are so vivid from the Taj Mahal to spotting an Indian Tiger. This is a cultural and personal learning experience for the student, that will endure for a life time. ...

Northern India Explorer 10 Days

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

Iceland, Europe
History


Our school trips to Iceland are perfect for a school trip, from stunning wilderness to Volcanoes, waterfalls, glaciers and geothermal activity. Iceland is a world leader in green renewable energy sustainability. ...

Iceland Explorer 6 days

Africa
History


Morocco is an overflowing fountain for History. Whether you are exploring the Sahara Desert, the Atlas Mountains or Todra Gorge there is something for every pupil. ...

Morocco Adventure 11 day

Spain
History, Languages, Cultural, Art


Barcelona - Dynamic, lively, modern yet historic, the perfect city to experience art, culture, history and fun! ...

Barcelona

Europe
History, Geography


Although Poland and its people suffered greatly during World War II, the country thrives today and encourages tourists to connect with its past and present. Take your students on this historical experience and change their lives forever. ...

The Holocaust Poland

Africa
History, Geography, Human Geography, Citizenship


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Inspire your students with a life-changing trip to Zanzibar, where they can make a lasting difference at one of the three community schools we work with, and explore this famous archipelago's rich African-Arabian history. ...

Challenging and worthwhile volunteering trips in Zanzibar

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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