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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?

At Rayburn Tours, we offer you three levels of immersion from a general ‘look and see’ tour to a tour which includes Language Tuition to a fully-immersive ‘homestay’ option.
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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 plan your bespoke itinerary, help you launch the trip to students and parents 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
  • An extra helping hand on your trip is available in the form of a courier and in 2014 our customers rated our on-tour staff as 4.7 out of 5! You know you’ll get a good service when you hear that other teachers said, “she was a great help and was greatly appreciated by the staff and the students” and “really helpful and delightful company.”

    Don’t just take our word for it…
    In 2014, our customers rated our service as 4.7 out of 5 and 95% said they would use the services of Rayburn Tours again.

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

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

“Our best moment... Neuschwanstein, including walking up and down to/from the castle and the picnic and games played by the stream.”

Dr Andrea Materlik, Reading School - Munich

“It was a super experience for the pupils and staff.”

Monifieth High School, Mrs M Ford, June 2012 - The Rhineland

“The tour went like clockwork and all the stress of organisation was removed so that the staff could enjoy the tour too.”

Beal High School, Mr S Davies, March 2012 - The Rhineland

“The tour guide was funny, down to earth and inspiring.”

Queen Anne High School, Pamela Davie - Berlin


NEW for 2015/16 – Homestays

For a fully immersive experience, give your students the unique opportunity to stay with a local family (in pairs), sharing meals, taking part in daily family life and making their own way to the language school each day.
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Bespoke Language Tuition

School Trip Bespoke Language Tuition

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.

Speak to Our Team

Every great tour starts with a great discussion and that’s why our team is primed and ready at the end of the phone to discuss your requirements and start the ball rolling towards your ideal trip. Call us today on 01332 347 828.

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



Jan 13, 2015

50 years of arranging group tours – Now that’s something to celebrate!

2015 marks Rayburn Tours 50th birthday and we want to celebrate reaching this fantastic milestone in style!  We have come a long way since our first tour in 1965, but our passion for creating truly unforgettable experiences has always remained at the top of our agenda. From educational school trips and concert tours, to more…


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