School Language Trips to Madrid

Perfect for older students and big city living

Full of life, character and culinary brilliance
From £469pp i

Home to a world of elegant boulevards, artistic splendour and vibrant living, it’s no wonder a school Spanish Language 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.

Thinking of planning a trip to Madrid for your School Language Tour? Then now is the time to get in touch. We’ll discuss your tour objectives and craft an unforgettable tour based on furthering your students’ language skills and so much more!

  • Madrid, Spain

Excursions in Madrid

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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
  • Wi-Fi
  • Bar and snack bar
  • Shared lounge and TV area
  • Activities including paella cooking classes, bike tours, tapas tours and flamenco shows
  • Wi-Fi
  • 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

Curriculum Information

Perfect for all ages and stages of secondary education

  • Curricular Links
    • Art & architecture
    • Cinema
    • Cultural heritage
    • Education
    • Food & drink
    • Political life
    • Sport
    • Travel & tourism
    • Youth culture

Additional Information

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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What our customers say

Really enjoyable with lots to do in an exciting environment

Tim Rumsey

Joyce Frankland Academy

Perfect combination of education, culture and fun

Mrs Stephanie Burgess

Ryde School with Upper Chine

FAQs about this tour

Find the answers to some of our most frequently asked questions.

  • Are language lessons always in a classroom?

    Not always! Some language schools may be able to offer cooking classes and a treasure hunt (which is a quiz around an area or the city where questions take students place to place, encouraging them to use their Spanish to interact with people and places).

    Combining language learning with a fun, and often, cultural activity, getting your students to the very heart of Spanish living and speaking.

  • Will our students experience the Madrid culture?

    Of course, being the capital of Spain makes Madrid a hotbed for combining your students’ language learning with cultural activities. Some insightful and educational visits include the Los Ventas Bull Ring and Flamenco shows, which give a real taste of Madrid as well as Spanish culture.

  • Is Madrid great for cross-curricular links?

    Spain’s capital city is incredibly varied and bursting with links to a wide range of subjects, like art, history, sport and cultural heritage a few stand outs. This makes it perfect for combining your language tour with other parts of the curriculum.

    It gives a varied and insightful experience to all of your students. And because there’ll be more pupils from different subjects on tour, it might reduce the overall cost too.

  • 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.

Travel in safe hands

Your safety is of the utmost importance to us and we monitor the safety aspects of all of our tours to ensure you have a memorable experience for all the right reasons.

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