GROUPS ABROAD - DESTINATIONS

At Groups Abroad we are here to assist you create a unique travel experience, challenge your group as individuals and as a team, broaden your participants minds, experience new cultures and take away memories that will last a lifetime!

Organising a long haul tour abroad for a school group or a club event can be an extremely time consuming process involving months of research, planning and fundraising. Groups Abroad tours are structured and designed to remove as much of the stress and hassle that goes with organising such a venture.

We aim to provide you with an enjoyable travel experience and this must begin from the very start.


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London - United Kingdom - Performing Arts

England provide the perfect opportunity for students to experience the multiple aspects of drama and dance. Our comprehensive itineraries are tailored to your schools requirements allowing students to immerse in the numerous workshops, classes and behind the scene perspectives of world class productions. Students wishing to expand their knowledge in the performing arts or literature field. England provides a host of learning opportunities including theatre workshops and tickets to some of the oldest performing productions of the West End. Step back in time by attending a matinee at the Globe to view a production of Shakespeare's timeless tales or go behind the scenes in a backstage tour. Participate in wig and make-up sessions in Stratford Upon Avon or visit the Bath Theatre Royal and Performance Exhibition. Contact us for more information

London - United Kingdom - History Tours

England is home to a wealth of historical and culturally rich cities and towns, many of them dating back thousands of years which form the perfect backdrop for educational tours. The majority of groups start their tours in London as it forms the basis for many group adventures due to its history, famous tourist attractions and access to Europe. A must for all history tours is a visit to London's National Army Museum and the British Museum. Visit the Imperial War Museum to discover the stories of those who lived, fought and died in conflict. Take the Square Mile walking tour and discover more about London's 2000 years of history. This is the great classic London Walk and explores the very heart of the City, London's most historic part. Visit the Churchill Museum & Cabinet War Rooms. Home of the Crown Jewels but has also been a fortress, royal palace and a prison - visit the Tower of London. Contact us for more information

London - United Kingdom - Sports Tours

Sport is a fundamental element of English culture and it plays a huge part in the English school system and family life. Sports such as rugby, cricket and football are all well supported providing wonderful opportunities for groups to participate in sporting exchanges including home stay accommodation. Sporting groups have the opportunity to visit sporting attractions such as Lords Cricket Ground in London, Sporting / Match tickets along with Stadium Tours. Football tours also have the opportunity to train with some professional clubs and experience the football dream first hand. View areas of regeneration or visit the capital's famous sporting grounds. The city has many iconic football stadiums including Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur as well as Cricket grounds such as Lords in Swiss Cottage, the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum and Twickenham Rugby Stadium. A tour of some of the Olympic sites can also be a fantastic part of your tour. Contact us for more information

Stratford Upon Avon, London - United Kingdom - English Literature

The birthplace of William Shakespeare conjures up images of a bygone age. Students will have the opportunity to discover more about the history of English literature through excursions, talks and workshops. This is the perfect location for students and teachers wanting to unearth more about the nation's favorite bard. Students will demonstrate an appreciation and understanding of Shakespearean literature. Apply relevant research concepts and approaches when interpreting historical documents and significant sites of interest. Examine the contexts relating to significant characters within Shakespeare's plays and prose. Compare and contrast historical writing styles and influences with contemporary equivalents. Inspire creativity through an understanding of Shakespearean style. Find out more about writing techniques and character development. Study and explore various research techniques. Discover a passion for classic English literature. Contact us for more information

London - United Kingdom - Business & Economics

One of the capitals of the business world is the city of London. Provide your students the opportunity to visit some of London's oldest financial institutions along with the new kids on the block. A tour to London covers numerous elements such as marketing, operations management, people and finance. Visit the Bank of England for a presentation and tour of the museum. Partake in the Canary Wharf walking tour and discover more about London's famous commercial development, an urban regeneration success story and the principal location for London's financial services industry. Visit the Lloyd's Building for a presentation and tour of the award winning Lime Street Headquarters in the City of London. Chelsea Business of Football Tour provides an exciting insight into match day and non-match day operations at the club focusing on merchandise, marketing, finance and staffing. Contact us for more information

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SINGAPORE JUNIOR RUGBY TOURNAMENT 3-4 DEC 2016-Singapore-Sports Tours

Join us in Singapore on a 6 night tour inclusive of tournament participation. Junior Rugby Tournament for U12-U16. In 2015 over 140 teams took part across ten age groups resulting in more than 4000 players and spectators attending the 2 day tournament. All tours include a day at Universal Studios, city sightseeing tours and breakfast at Singapore Zoo.
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Remembering Australia at War - France & Belgium-France-History Tours

Paris is the gateway to the historical region of Normandy where Australian history tours have the opportunity to retrace and experience the battlefields and beaches that were an integral part of World War II. This region also provides groups with the opportunity to visit the Belgian Battlefields including sites such as Tyne Cot Cemetery and Polygon Wood. A school history tour to Ypres in Belgium and the Somme in France provides your students with an interesting insight into the conditions and scale or WWI. Listening to the Last Post at Menin Gate or visiting the battlefields of the Somme will prove to be both an educational and humbling experience. Paris is also one of those "must see" cities of Europe and it provides groups with a range of cultural and educational opportunities. Home to endless renowned landmarks, museums and art galleries. No visit would be complete without visiting the Eiffel Tower or the beautiful Notre Dame cathedral.
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BRATISLAVA 6-9 JULY 2017-Europe-Music Festivals

This festival for orchestras and choirs provides an opportunity to participate in and contribute to the rich cultural atmosphere of Bratislava, with opportunities to perform in beautifully ornated churches, concert halls and outdoor settings in the historical centre of the city. Groups may choose to participate on either a non competitive or competitive basis in a variety of different categories.
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Tokyo, Nagasaki, Hiroshima-Japan-History Tours

Retrace the history of World War II and the world's first deployed atomic bomb over the Japanese city of Hiroshima. The explosion wiped out 90 percent of the city and immediately killed 80,000 people; tens of thousands more would later die of radiation exposure. Three days later, another A-bomb landed on Nagasaki, killing an estimated 40,000 people. Japan's Emperor Hirohito announced his country's unconditional surrender in World War II in a radio address on August 15, citing the devastating power of 'a new and most cruel bomb.' Students will have the opportunity to visit the memorial sites and museums that are located in both of these cities.
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JAPAN CONTEMPORARY ART TOUR 14 MAY 2017-Japan-Art Tours

Join us on an inspirational tour of Japan's most acclaimed museums and art galleries - fully escorted ex Tokyo. Although the main purpose of this tour is for art appreciation it also explores the various cultural elements that create the fabric of Japanese society. Enjoy galleries located in Harajuku, Ginza and the stunning Roppongi Hills which is also home to some of Tokyo's most modern architecture. The opportunity to travel further afield to discover some of Japan's true art gems including a visit to I.M.Pei designed Miho Museum located in Kyoto or the stunning 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art in Kanazawa. However an art tour of Japan would not be complete without visiting Naoshima Island home to a magnificent contemporary art collection including Benesse Art Site. Take the opportunity to view artworks by artists such as Hiroshi Sugimoto and James Turrell.
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