Football Tours to Germany
When the time comes, Germany will be waiting
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!
Our Recommended Itinerary
Here’s what your trip could look like
Depart UK by coach
Arrive at hotel for evening meal
Breakfast at hotel and full day in Cologne
Sightseeing in Cologne with visits to Koln Cathedral and Chocolate Museum
Fixture 1 and evening meal at hotel
Breakfast at hotel and RheinEnergie Stadium guided tour
Lunch and Taxofit Football School coaching session
Evening meal at hotel
Breakfast at hotel before departing for fixture 2
Evening meal at hotel
Breakfast at hotel before coach home
Based on 5 day, 4 night tour for 44 members (+5 free places) travelling October 2023. Subject to availability.
- Coaching for the duration of your tour
- Return Channel crossing
- DJH Cologne
- Half board meals
- 2 x fixtures per team with well-matched opponents, based on ability, age and international rules
- Travel insurance
- 24/7 support
- Vamoos travel app & info pack
- Tailor-made itinerary
- Tour pennant per fixture & souvenir pennant to keep
- North Face rucksack for party leader
- Taxofit Youth Football School
- RheinEnergie Stadion Tour
- Chocolate Museum Cologne
- Cologne Cathedral Tour
- Dedicated Tour Manager
- Hoodies and Polo Shirts
Popular places to stay in Germany
- Central location in Cologne
- Close to shops, bars and restaurants
- Billiards table
- Group friendly accommodation
- 24 hour reception
- Hotel bar
- Meeting rooms
- ATM on site
- Spend an evening shopping and dining at the nearby shops and restaurants
- Enjoy a competitive game of billiards
- Relax in the lounge area and enjoy access to Wi-Fi
- Use nearby transport links to explore further afield
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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Borussia Dortmund, Germany
Take part in training sessions with the Taxofit Cologne Football School, using facilities located at the Cologne Sports Park, before your fixtures against local opposition! Under the guidance of experienced and licensed coaches, your players will be able to strengthen their skills like never before amongst truly professional surroundings.
What our customers say
Lucy Kitchener, Mount St Mary's College
I really appreciate all your efforts in recovering our money and your excellent communication as always.
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.
Our tour was put together at the very last minute – everything was spot on and dealt with in a very short space of time.
Carshalton Boys Sports College
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 info@RayburnTours.com.
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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