International Language Trips For Schools

Language Trips

What better way for your students to practise their blossoming language skills than by visiting the country where the target language is used every day? A Language Trip will immerse students in the culture and give them ample opportunity to challenge themselves by testing their oral, aural and literacy skills.

Language Trips

Language Trips with Rayburn Tours

  • Personal Pre-Trip Service to Plan
    and Launch Your Bespoke Trip
  • From the moment you start planning you will benefit from our team of linguists with years of school travel expertise, curriculum understanding and destination knowledge. Your enquiry will put you in touch with a specialist, who will work to understand the objectives of your trip. Together we will help you launch the trip to students and parents and once you’ve booked, we will plan your bespoke itinerary and pre-book everything on your behalf – that can include travel, accommodation, visits, insurance and much more!

  • Personal Safety and Financial Security
  • You can rest assured that your groups’ safety is our number one priority and all of our trips exceed the benchmark for safe school travel as set out by the STF – and an independent annual audit confirms this! In addition, ABTA bonding and ATOL licensing means your money is in safe hands.

  • Proven Party Leader Support
    Throughout Your Trip
  • Our 24-hour emergency telephone number ensures that you can reach a member of the Rayburn Tours team at any time, day or night, in the event of an emergency. An extra helping hand on your trip is also available in the form of a courier and so far in 2013 our customers have rated our on-tour staff as 5 out of 5! You know you’ll get a good service when you hear that other teachers said, “her attendance on our trip went a very long way to ensuring it was a success” and “using such an experienced and friendly courier takes a lot of the stresses and strains out of the trip.”

    Don’t just take our word for it…
    In 2013, our customers rated their overall touring experience and our service as 4.7 out of 5.

“I had used Rayburn Tours previously for trips to Italy and I have always found your service prompt, professional and helpful.”

Francis Holland School, Nicola Gridelli, July 2013 - Salamanca

“The students got a great deal out of the tour and are left with some amazing memories! Our highlight was hearing our students speak French.”

Scalby School, Ms Sarah Pearson, July 2012 - Paris

“my year 9s used their French skills to order their own lunch and to check the football scores in a local French newspaper, all unprompted...Brilliant!”

Sir Thomas Boughey High School, Mr Martin Rigby, Feb 2012 - Paris

“Brilliant activities and a fantastic time had by all.”

Plume School, Ms Teijido-Diaz, March 2013 - Costa Brava & Barcelona

“Pupils were very impressed with Joerg (teacher) in the language school. He challenged them and encouraged them to speak in German and improve their language skills.”

Queen Anne High School, Pamela Davie - Berlin


Bespoke Language Tuition

School Trip Bespoke Language Tuition

To get the most out of your time away, we recommend you include language tuition at one of our carefully selected, award-winning language schools in your tour. Don’t think of tuition as mornings and afternoons spent in a classroom; our unique package enables you to choose from a variety of indoor and outdoor activities to create the perfect balance for your group. Find out more about our selected schools on each destination page.


Come and Meet Us

Request a School Visit

We’ll come and visit you at any time to discuss your school trip requirements, or even make a presentation to students and parents.

Just call us on 01332 347 828 to arrange a visit.


Cross Curricular Trips

Did you know that many of our destinations work well as a cross curricular trips giving you the option of combining with another subject group? Look out for the cross curricular symbol on each destination page for more information.

Safety & Support

Our Safety Accreditations

Accreditations ABTA Accreditations ATOL Accreditations School Travel Forum Accreditations Learning Outside the Classroom

Language News

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Language

Mar 12, 2014

Recognition from MP regarding the importance of school trips

At Rayburn Tours we continue to receive regular feedback from teachers, supporting our firm belief that being out-in-the-field is an invaluable learning experience for students of any subject. “The students got a great deal out of the tour and are left with some amazing memories! If I were to identify the best moment of our…

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