School trips to Lille

School trips to Lille

Lille is a city in northern France, in French Flanders. On the Deûle River, near France’s border with Belgium, it is the capital of the Hauts-de-France region and the prefecture of the Nord department. Recent decades have seen the country’s fourth-largest city (by greater urban area) transform from an industrial centre into a glittering cultural and commercial hub.

school trips to Valencia

School trips to Valencia

Valencia is the third-largest city in Spain after Madrid and Barcelona. The city is ranked at Beta-global city in the Globalization and World Cities Research Network. The city is situated on the banks of the Turia, on the east coast of the Iberian Peninsula, fronting the Gulf of Valencia on the Mediterranean Sea.

Beijing

Beijing mixes modern architecture with historic sites including sprawling Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City. Its largest city, Shanghai, is a skyscraper-studded global financial centre. Whether you are looking for ancient history, urban wonders, picturesque landscapes, or cultural experiences; China can offer a vast range of once in a life time experiences.

New York

Located at the southern tip of the state of New York, the city is the centre of the New York metropolitan area, one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world. A global power city, New York City exerts a significant impact upon commerce, finance, media, art, fashion, research, technology, education, and entertainment, its fast pace defining the term New York minute.

London

One of the world’s most visited cities, London has something for everyone: from history and culture to fine food. The city’s buildings are striking milestones in a unique and beguiling biography, and a great many of them – the Tower of London, Westminster Abbey, Big Ben – are instantly recognisable landmarks.

Ypres

Ypres is located in the province of West Flanders. Ypres is a friendly town with wonderful architecture and a troubled past. Ypres is best known as the site of three major battles of the First World War, the most famous being the Battle of Passchendaele from July—November 1917. The many memorials and cemeteries of the fallen in and around Ypres draw thousands of visitors each year.

School Trips to Seville

School Trips to Seville

Seville is the capital and largest city of the autonomous community of Andalusia and the province of Seville, Spain. It is situated on the plain of the river Guadalquivir. It’s Old Town, with an area of 4 square kilometres, contains three UNESCO World Heritage Sites: the Alcázar palace complex, the Cathedral and the General Archive of the Indies.

School trips to Salamanca

Salamanca is a city in north-western Spain that is the capital of the Province of Salamanca in the community of Castile and León. The city lies on several hills by the Tormes River. Its Old City was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1988. This is also Castilla’s liveliest city, home to a massive Spanish and international student population.

Malaga

The Spanish city of Malaga is a Mediterranean seaport on the Costa del Sol in the Andalucía region of southern Spain. It is the 2nd most populous city in Andalucía, the 6th in Spain and more importantly, a major tourist destination. Loaded with history and brimming with a youthful vigour that proudly acknowledges its multi-layered past, the city that gave the world Picasso has transformed itself in spectacular fashion, with half a dozen new art galleries, a radically rethought port area and a nascent art district called Soho.

Madrid

Madrid is the capital city of the Kingdom of Spain and the largest municipality in both the Community of Madrid and Spain as a whole. The city has a population of almost 3.2 million with a metropolitan area population of approximately 6.5 million. It is the third-largest city in the European Union after London and Berlin, and its metropolitan area is the third-largest in the EU after those of London and Paris.

Granada

Granada is located at the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountains, at the confluence of four rivers. It is only one hour by car from the Mediterranean coast, the Costa Tropical. It is a popular destination for travellers interested in arts and culture, history and the outdoors.

Cordoba

One building alone is reason enough to put Córdoba high on your itinerary: the mesmerising multiarched Mezquita. One of the world’s greatest Islamic buildings, the Mezquita is a symbol of the worldly, sophisticated culture that flourished here more than a millennium ago when Córdoba was capital of Islamic Spain and western Europe’s biggest, most cultured city.

Benalmadena

Benalmádena is a town in Andalusia in southern Spain, 12 km west of Málaga, on the Costa del Sol between Torremolinos and Fuengirola. Benalmádena is rich in attractive beaches and interesting places like the Colomares Castle, the 33-metre-tall Buddhist Benalmádena Stupa, the largest Buddhist stupa in Europe, the Benalmádena Marina and the Benalmádena Cable Car.

Barcelona

Barcelona is an enchanting seaside city with boundless culture, fabled architecture and a world-class dining scene.

Barcelona’s architectural treasures span 2000-plus years. Towering temple columns, ancient city walls and subterranean stone corridors provide a window into Roman-era Barcino.

school trips to Munich

School trips to Munich

Munich is the capital and most populous city of Bavaria, the second-most populous German federal state. With a population of around 1.5 million, it is the third-largest city in Germany, after Berlin and Hamburg, as well as the 12th-largest city in the European Union.

School trips to Hamburg

School trips to Hamburg

Hamburg’s historic label, ‘The gateway to the world’, is Germany’s second-largest city and biggest port. A leading light in the Hanseatic League in the Middle Ages, Hamburg became a centre of international trade, a legacy that continues today: it remains one of Germany’s wealthiest cities and Hamburg’s maritime spirit still infuses the entire city.

school trips to Dresden

School trips to Dresden

Dresden is the capital city of Saxony, Germany, on the River Elbe near the Czech border. Dresden has a long history as the capital and royal residence for the Electors and Kings of Saxony, who for centuries furnished the city with cultural and artistic splendor and was once by personal union the family seat of Polish monarchs.

school trips to Bonn

School trips to Bonn

When this relaxed city on the Rhine became West Germany’s ‘temporary’ capital in 1949 it surprised many, including its own residents. It has a healthy economy and lively urban vibe. For visitors, the birthplace of Ludwig van Beethoven has plenty of note, not least the great composer’s birth house, a string of top-rated museums, a lovely riverside setting and the nostalgic feel of the old government quarter.

language trip to Germany

School trips to Berlin

Berlin is the capital and largest city of Germany by both area and population. Its 3,748,148 inhabitants make it the second-most populous city proper of the European Union after London. The city is one of Germany’s 16 federal states. It is surrounded by the state of Brandenburg, and contiguous with its capital, Potsdam.

language tripstio Versailles

School trips to Versailles

Louis XIV transformed his father’s hunting lodge into the monumental Château de Versailles in the mid-17th century, and it remains France’s most famous and grand palace. Situated in the leafy, bourgeois suburb of Versailles, 22km southwest of central Paris, the baroque château was the kingdom’s political capital and the seat of the royal court from 1682 up until the fateful events of 1789 when revolutionaries massacred the palace guard.

language trips to Tours

School trips to Tours

In a perfect location in the heart of an area of outstanding heritage, Tours is the great capital of the Loire Valley, but it is far more than just a gateway to the Loire Chateaux. Indeed, Tours delights in being charming and doesn’t think twice about playing a double game in order to do so.

School trips to St Malo

St Malo is a must-visit destination. Château de St-Malo was built by the dukes of Brittany in the 15th and 16th centuries and is now the home of the Musée d’Histoire de St-Malo, which examines the life and history of the city, while the lookout tower offers eye-popping views of the old city.

School trips to Rouen

Rouen is a city on the River Seine in the north of France. It is the capital of the region of Normandy. Formerly one of the largest and most prosperous cities of medieval Europe, Rouen was the seat of the Exchequer of Normandy during the Middle Ages.

School trips to Rambouillet

Rambouillet is a commune in the Yvelines department in the Île-de-France in north-central France. It is located on the outskirts of Paris, 44.3 km (27.5 mi) southwest from the centre. Rambouillet is a designated Town of Art and History.

school trips to Paris

School trips to Paris

Paris is the capital city of France, with an area of 105 square kilometres and an official estimated population of 2,140,526 residents as of 1 January 2019. Since the 17th century, Paris has been one of Europe’s major centres of finance, diplomacy, commerce, fashion, science, as well as the arts.

language trips to Nice

School trips to Nice

Some visitors only come to Vence to see Matisse’s otherworldly Chapelle du Rosaire at the edge of town. It’s well worth lingering a while to explore the city’s charming and well-preserved medieval centre, much of which dates back to the 13th century. Stroll through the place du Frêne with its 500-year-old ash tree, or take time to appreciate the Marc Chagall mosaic in Vieux Vence’s cathedral

language trips to Nantes

School trips to Nantes

Spirited and innovative, this artsy city on the banks of the Loire has a history of reinventing itself. It was founded by Celts around 70 BC and in AD 937 it joined the duchy of Brittany. The Edict of Nantes, a landmark royal charter guaranteeing civil rights to France’s Huguenots (Protestants), was signed in Nantes by Henri IV in 1598.

langauge trips Loire Valley

School trips to the Loire Valley

If it’s French splendour, style and gastronomy you seek, the Loire Valley will exceed your expectations, no matter how great. Poised on the crucial frontier between northern and southern France, and just a short train or autoroute ride from Paris, the region was once of immense strategic importance.

School trips to Chartres

School trips to Chartres

Chartres is best known for its cathedral, the Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Chartres, which is considered one of the finest and best-preserved Gothic cathedrals in France and in Europe. Its historical and cultural importance has been recognized by its inclusion on the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites.

School trips to Caen

Caen, in Normandy, is one of the oldest university towns in France. Bustling with activity, it is a vibrant and attractive city on the River Orne.

school trips to Montpellier

School trips to Montpellier

Montpellier is a city near the south coast of France on the Mediterranean Sea. It is the capital of the Hérault department. It is located in the Occitanie region.

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Language trips to Paris

Language trips to France

France is, the world’s top tourism destination with 89 million visitors each year flocking to experience the museums, galleries, ateliers (artist workshops) and hands-on cultural that France has to offer. Famous for its world class architecture and iconic landmarks known across the world, the attractions are endless.

School Trips to Seville

Language trips to Spain

Spain is a storied country of stone castles, snow-capped mountains, vast monuments, and sophisticated cities, all of which have made it a favoured travel destination. The country is geographically and culturally diverse.

History trips to Belgium

Bordering France on the left and Germany on the right, Belgium is known throughout history for being regularly in the path of invaders. Home to the battlefields in Ypres, a trip to Belgium is a rich historical experience visiting the war time museums and memorials.

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Ardmore Educational Travel also has many suppliers across the world who we work with to build bespoke trips for our clients. We are constantly exploring new opportunities and developing relationships in new destinations.

language trip to Germany

Language trips to Germany

One of Europe’s largest countries, Germany encompasses a wide variety of landscapes: the tall, sheer mountains of the south; the sandy, rolling plains of the north; the forested hills of the urbanized west; and the plains of the agricultural east.

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