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School Trips to Madrid

Spain's capital is a fusion of tradition, culture and ambience. School trips to Madrid opens your students’ eyes to a heady mix of old and new, captured in its beautiful architecture, landscape and stunning tourist attractions like the arcaded square of the Plaza Mayor, located at the heart of the city.

Pupils lucky enough to experience any educational trips in Madrid will be captivated by the city's fantastic art collections found in the world famous Prado, Reina Sofia and Thyssen museums, appealing directly to anyone with an interest in Art or History. For those just wanting to learn more about Spanish language and culture, there is no better way than to immerse yourself amongst the "Madrilenos" and enjoy the vibrant city life.


School trips to Madrid highlights...

House of Lope de Vega

Your students can visit the former home of the sixteenth-century ‘golden age’ writer, Lope de Vega. The house has now been turned into a museum full of stories and information all about this great Spanish writer.

Real Madrid Football Stadium (Santiago Bernabéu Stadium)

The home of Real Madrid Football Club is one for the sports fans! Your students can enter the stadium of multiple Champions League and Spanish League winners, and take a look around the 81,000 capacity stadium.

Reina Sofia Museum & Art Centre

As Spain’s national museum of 20th-century art, the Reina Sofia Museum & Art Centre features a vast collection of modern and contemporary Spanish art. It’s a fantastic place for your aspiring artists to take some inspiration from. 

Madrid Cable Car (Teleferico)

What a way to experience a 360° view of Madrid! Take your students on a cable car that flies over the city and see the city from a truly unique perspective. 

Flamenco Show

On our school tours to Madrid, you can immerse your students in the local culture at a Flamenco Show. They’ll see how this Spanish art form is portrayed in song, dance, and guitar playing.

Top Visits in Madrid

<p>Sightseeing Tour of Madrid</p>

Sightseeing Tour of Madrid

<p>Prado National Museum</p>

Prado National Museum

<p>Real Madrid Football Stadium</p>

Real Madrid Football Stadium

<p>Reina Sofia Museum &amp; Art Centre</p>

Reina Sofia Museum & Art Centre

<p>Day Trip to Avila &amp; Segovia</p>

Day Trip to Avila & Segovia

<p>Madrid Cable Car (Teleferico)</p>

Madrid Cable Car (Teleferico)

<p>Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum</p>

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum

<p>Day Trip to Toledo &amp; Aranjuez</p>

Day Trip to Toledo & Aranjuez

<p>Ls Ventas Bullring Guided Tour</p>

Ls Ventas Bullring Guided Tour

<p>National Museum of Decorative Arts</p>

National Museum of Decorative Arts

<p>Sorolla Museum</p>


Sorolla Museum


<p>Day Trip to Warner Bros. Movie World</p>

Day Trip to Warner Bros. Movie World

<p>Cervantes House and Museum (Alcala)</p>

Cervantes House and Museum (Alcala)

<p>Flamenco Show</p>

Flamenco Show

<p>Day Trip to Salamanca</p>

Day Trip to Salamanca

<p>Royal Botancial Gardens</p>

Royal Botancial Gardens

<p>Day Trip to Escorial &amp; Valley of Fallen</p>

Day Trip to Escorial & Valley of Fallen

<p>Mercado de San Miguel</p>

Mercado de San Miguel

<p>San Fernando Royal Academy of Fine Art</p>

San Fernando Royal Academy of Fine Art

<p>Cerralbo Museum</p>

Cerralbo Museum

<p>CaixaForum Madrid</p>

CaixaForum Madrid

<p>Palacio Real</p>

Palacio Real

<p>House of Lope de Vega</p>

House of Lope de Vega

Popular Madrid Itinerary

Day 1


Check in to UK airport for flight.


Arrive Madrid and transfer to your accommodation.


Go on a Sightseeing Tour of Madrid.


Day 2


Visit the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum.


A trip to the Mercado San Miguel.


Meal in a Tapas restaurant.


Day 3


Day trip to Toledo & Aranjuez.


Flamenco Show and evening meal.


Day 4


Visit Reina Sofia Museum.


Transfer to Madrid airport for return flight.


Arrive UK, onward travel to School.


Top Tips from Our Travel Experts

Madrid is great city to visit to get a mix of Spanish culture and vibe but also take a day trip outside Madrid to make the most of the stunning opportunities nearby. My other top tips are:

1. Take advantage of the 10-ride pass on the Madrid Metro which has clean, modern trains.

2. Madrid takes the afternoon Siesta seriously, so double check opening times in the afternoon and be prepared for later lunches and evening meals than usual.

3. Madrid can get very hot during May- October, make sure you have your sunscreen, hat and plenty of water on hand.

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What We Can Offer You

Knowledge and Experience

  • We continually invest in our teams product and destination knowledge to be able to offer you the best advice and support when planning your tour.
  • We create itineraries are bespoke and individual to your needs
  • FREE teacher inspection visits so you can feel completely secure when leading your group
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Safety and Assurance

  • We are assured and founder members of the School Travel Forum.
  • Our Learning Outside the Classroom accreditation ensures we have your safety at the heart of everything we do and ensures the highest possible safety standards.
  • Externally verified Safety Management System
  • Risk assessment guidance and advice

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  • Our ABTA membership ensures that we offer you and your parents the best financial protection available. 
  • All flights sold in our packages are covered under our ATOL licence providing further peace of mind
  • Committed to sustainable and responsible educational travel. Working to offset carbon emissions, reduce deforestation and provide wildlife habitats.