Football Tours to The Gothia Cup

For those who want to eat, sleep and breathe football!

The world’s biggest youth football tournament
From £1,019pp i

Timed perfectly to coincide with the UK school holidays, the Gothia Cup Football Tournament in Sweden announces itself as the world’s biggest.

Open to U11-U18s boys’ and girls’ teams, it annually welcomes over 1,600 teams where 4,500 matches take place on 110 pitches dotted around the city. A number of entries are provided for local Swedish teams, ensuring that the group you’re competing in will have an international flavour and cover a range of footballing styles.

  • Stockholm
  • Gothia Cup
  • Gothia Cup

Tournament Information

  • Tournament Information

    Where: Gothenburg, Sweden

    When: UK school summer holidays

    Open to: Boys’ and girls’ U11-U18 football teams

    Team sizes: U11-12: 7-a-side, Other: 11-a-side

    Playing periods: U15-18: 25 mins each away, Other: 20 mins each away

    Age categories available:  U18 boys and girls, U16 boys and girls, U15 boys and girls, U14 boys and girls, U13 boys and girls, U12 boys and girls, U11 boys

Real experiences

Why schools choose us

Thank you so much for working so hard for us – we hope to start planning our next tour soon!

Lucy Kitchener, Mount St Mary's College

I would just like to personally thank you for being so helpful and clear at a time when everything is so unclear. It’s truly been such a pleasure to work with you.

Katie Emanuel

I cannot fault the service providing before we left from the moment we booked until departure.

Mr Eric Lloyd

FAQs about this tour

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

  • What is the best way to contact you at this time?

    While our offices are temporarily closed in line with government guidance, our staff are working from home and can be contacted as usual. Direct dial numbers have been re-routed to relevant staff and email inboxes are still routed directly to individual staff members. If you wish to make an enquiry about a new tour then please call 01332 347828, use our web enquiry form or email us at

  • What is the FCO advice in regards to safe air travel?

    The FCO have provided guidelines on how you can travel safely in airports and on aircrafts during the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak. Airports and airlines are committed to making your journey as safe as possible. You can read their guidance here.

  • Can I talk to Rayburn whilst out on tour?

    Yes, a 24-hour emergency phone number will be provided in your final documents pack and one of our experienced members of staff will be happy to help with any problems you have whilst out on tour.

  • What safety support do you have in place for clients choosing to tour with you?

    At Rayburn Tours we are proud of our continual commitment to safety. Clients who tour with us can be assured that we have the following support services and systems in place: Safety Management System, Generic Risk Management, Crisis Management System, ATOL Licensed, ABTA Bonded, insurance, 24-hour emergency contact system, hotel audits, coach audits and activity audits.

    In addition, we are a member of the School Travel Forum (STF), giving you the reassurance that all of our trips meet, or indeed exceed, the safety standards required by your school and Local Authority.

Gothia Cup

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.

Discover More