School Language Trips to Madrid
Perfect for older students and big city living
Home to a world of elegant boulevards, artistic splendour and vibrant living, it’s no wonder a school Spanish trip to Madrid is at the top of the list for linguists.
Whether you choose to explore the hidden gardens, admire the beautiful architecture, unwind in the tucked-away cafes or lose yourself in the bustling markets, Madrid is simply buzzing with urban gems and classic Spanish charm. With its lively atmosphere and drool-worthy culinary delights, it’s perfect for older students who crave that big city experience.
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Our Recommended Itinerary
Here’s what your trip could look like
Flight and transfer to Madrid
Sightseeing, including Retiro Park, Puerta del Sol, Plaza Mayor, Mercado de San Miguel, Egyptian Templo de Debod or shopping along Gran Via
Evening meal and Fun Files quiz
Royal Palace of Madrid
Tapas tour at Restaurant Museo del Jamon
Evening meal and Fun Files activity
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia
Guided tour of Santiago Bernabeu Stadium
Evening meal and Fun Files activity
Sightseeing and souvenir shopping
Transfer and flight home
- Return flights from UK to Madrid
- Return airport transfers in resort
- Half board accommodation
- Travel insurance
- Free staff place ratio 1:10
- 24/7 support
- Vamoos travel app & info pack
- Tailor-made itinerary
- Royal Palace of Madrid
- Tapas Tour
- Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia
- Santiago Bernabeu Stadium Guided Tour
- Dedicated Tour Manager
- Hoodies and Polo Shirts
Excursions in Madrid
Browse a selection of our favourite excursions
Popular places to stay in Madrid
- Located in Mesonero Romanos 7 Square, close to Gran Via
- Within walking distance of the main sights and shopping areas
- Multi and twin bed rooms
- En-suite facilities
- Bar and snack bar
- Shared lounge and TV area
- Activities including paella cooking classes, bike tours, tapas tours and flamenco shows
- Enjoy a paella cooking class, bike tour, tapas tour or flamenco show
- Grab a bite to eat at the snack bar
- Chill out and watch TV in the shared lounge
- Explore the sights on Madrid’s famous street Gran Via
- Visit the main sights and shopping areas on foot
Perfect for all ages and stages of secondary education
- Art & architecture
- Cultural heritage
- Food & drink
- Political life
- Travel & tourism
- Youth culture
Your journey doesn’t have to end here! See what else we can offer to help you get the most out of your tour. From bespoke language tuition to dedicated Tour Managers, we’ll go above and beyond to support you and your students.
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Because choice is what makes life interesting
Teaching younger students? Don't fancy Madrid's hustle & bustle? Try Cantabria for a laid back coastal tour.
Already done Seville? Swap the north for the south and explore Granada's Moorish heritage.
Tackling the bucket list? Explore Barcelona to visit the Sagrada Família or see some of Gaudí's finest work.
What our customers say
Excellent cultural immersion with a range of activities, which helped to demonstrate to our students why learning a language and experiencing going abroad is so important
East Leake Academy
Miss Victoria Black
Planned well and great customer service from the team.
FAQs about this tour
Find the answers to some of our most frequently asked questions.
Do you DBS (formerly CRB) check your drivers?
As part of our coach audits, we request that all UK coach drivers are DBS checked by their employer prior to driving on one of our tours. We can request confirmation of your specific driver’s compliance if deemed necessary.
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 are you responsible for?
The DfE’s guidance for safe travel highlights the need for all those involved with the organisation and running of a tour to work together as a team. This is our aim at Rayburn Tours, to work together with our party leaders to ensure our groups’ safety and peace of mind.
What happens if our flight operators/transport providers cease to trade whilst we are on tour?
By booking your tour package with us, you are fully covered in the event that you are unable to return home should your transport provider fail to operate i.e. it goes into liquidation. As your operator it is our responsibility to ensure that alternative arrangements are made to repatriate you and your group to the UK. Rayburn Tours is a member of ABTA and bonded as such and is fully ATOL licensed.
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