Football Tours to Cologne

When the time comes, Germany will be waiting

Immerse your team in the beautiful game
From £495pp i

On a school football tour to Germany we base our groups in Cologne, just 6 hours from Calais, home to FC Köln at the RheinEnergieStadion and next to the excellent Taxofit Cologne Football School. The professional coaches here will tailor your coaching sessions to your specification, ensuring your players are ready to take on the local opposition. When you’re not on the pitch, we’ll help you fill your time with an itinerary packed full of exciting excursions and memorable visits!

  • Boy playing football under blue skies.
  • Skyline of Cologne at sunset, including Cologne Cathedral
  • Attraction at the Phantasialand Theme Park

Excursions in Cologne

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Popular places to stay in Cologne

  • Fantastic location
  • Walking distance to many attractions
  • Bright, modern accommodation
  • Experienced with school groups
  • Wi-Fi
  • Meeting rooms
  • Self-service restaurant
  • Tuck shop
  • Wi-Fi
  • Enjoy the communal area with large screen TV
  • Walk out to explore the nearby major attractions and restaurants

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 professional coaching to dedicated Tour Managers, we’ll go above and beyond to support you and your students.

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Why schools choose us

I really appreciate all your efforts in recovering our money and your excellent communication as always.

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

Our tour was put together at the very last minute – everything was spot on and dealt with in a very short space of time.

Danny Dudley

FAQs about this tour

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

  • Are you taking bookings right now and how far ahead should we plan?

    Yes, we are absolutely taking bookings! Due to the bespoke nature of our trips, we always recommend you try planning at least a year ahead. We have already taken many bookings for next year and a good amount of groups are choosing to plan even further ahead for 2022, giving them plenty of time to launch the trips to parents and students. Ultimately, the further you can plan ahead, the better.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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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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