International Choir Tours

International Choir Tours

There’s nothing more inspiring for choirs than performing in some of the world’s most renowned venues in stunning locations. We pride ourselves on creating exceptional tailor made choir tours for groups with varying repertoire styles.

We’re pleased to offer a great variety of destinations for choral groups, working with you to design a choir tour that’s perfectly suited to your specific needs, whatever your repertoire.

From the prestigious surroundings of St Stephen’s Basilica to the scenic gardens of Jardin du Luxembourg, you’ll have your pick of sacred basilicas, majestic cathedrals and charming outdoor venues to perform in. We’re well accustomed to the needs of choirs and use our years of experience and knowledge to recommend the best venues, accommodation and method of transport for your choir tour.

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Why Rayburn?

  • Host of hand-picked international destinations perfect for concert groups
  • Range of spectacular venues for all types of youth and adult ensembles
  • Highly experienced team of practising musicians, linguists and former teachers
  • We take care of travel, accommodation, excursions, venues, publicity and transportation of instruments

Special Offer


May 2018 - From £449pp

Take a look at our special offer for a Choir Tour to Normandy in France for 5 days, 4 nights in May 2018.

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What Our Customers Say

International Choral Festival Wales 2018

Showcase your choir's musical talents in the International Choral Festival Wales in March 2018 and make your experience a European adventure with a pre or post-tour!

Find out more about the festival

International Concert Tours
Choir of the Year

Choir of the Year is a wonderful opportunity for choirs across the UK and Ireland to compete and perform at the very highest level. As proud sponsors of Choir of the Year, we continue to support and promote the ethos of this national choral event.

Find out more about our involvement in 2016

UK Choir Festival 2018

Join choirs from all over the UK and receive professional coaching from the UK's best workshop leaders in this non-competitive festival!

Find out more about our involvement

Wellington College Youth Choir
Safety and Financial Security

At Rayburn Tours we’re proud of our continual commitment to safety. We monitor the safety of all aspects of our trips so that you can focus on having a memorable experience for all the right reasons.

When you choose Rayburn Tours you can be rest assured that your school trip is in safe and secure hands thanks to our years of experience and all the right policies and accreditations behind us.


Learn more about our Safety and Financial Security policies
  • ABTA Bonding and ATOL Licensing
  • Safety Management System Policy
  • Risk Management Handbook
  • Crisis Management System
  • School Travel Forum Membership
  • Learning Outside the Classroom Quality Badge
  • Specialist School Travel Insurance Policies

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is our Tour Manager fully DBS (formerly CRB) checked?

    Our Tour Manager, Field Study Tutors and History Tour Guides, with UK citizenship, have an enhanced DBS check. Non UK citizenship Tour Managers cannot be checked under the DBS scheme. Rayburn Tours will seek confirmation that Tour Managers are suitable for working with children by liaising with relevant foreign agents and monitoring group feedback.

  • Do your hotels comply with our Local Authority’s guidelines?

    All hotels are audited to standards set by the School Travel Forum (STF), this criteria is based on information and guidance from educational authorities. Whilst local laws and standards have to be taken into consideration, as they may differ from country to country, our standards do not. We are happy to provide copies of our hotel audits should you wish to see them.
  • What should be included in my risk assessment?

    Start by identifying the potential hazards before deciding on the appropriate precautions to minimize the potential risk for your group. Once identified, record your findings and implement the precautions. Specific requirements are available from your Local Authority.
  • What support do you have in place in the event of a crisis situation?

    In the unlikely event that your group is involved in a crisis situation during your tour, you can be assured that Rayburn Tours have a Crisis Management System in place which is fully supported by ABTA, ATOL and Endsleigh Insurance Services Ltd. In 2010 our robust crisis management system was successfully implemented following the Eyjafjallajokull volcanic eruption in Iceland and 290 passengers were quickly and efficiently repatriated – this gives you the reassurance that support is on-hand in exceptional circumstances. Download details of our Crisis Management System.

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Fancy a little destination inspiration? Have a flick through our latest brochures packed full of adventure! Download or receive a printed copy in the post.

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Still Have Questions?

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