5 Memorable sports tours for schools and clubs

Looking for ideas for a thrilling sports-themed trip abroad or training camp for your school or team?

From active adventures to training camps, the travel experts at JWT Sports have selected 5 memorable sports tours for schools and clubs that will inspire the sporting stars of the future:

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1- SKIING

A ski trip is one of the most exhilarating sports tours for schools and clubs, both for beginners and proficient skiers. A week on the slopes, enjoying daily classes with professional ski instructors will boost their skills and confidence on the slopes greatly, and maybe even inspire future winter sports champions.

Fresh mountain air, wonderful scenery and apres-ski activities… Skiing is as much about enjoying the great outdoors as enjoying healthy fun together.

The JWT Sports team has great ski trip packages for schools and groups in fantastic youth oriented resorts across Europe, from Andorra and the classic alpine resorts to fantastic hidden gems in Slovakia, Poland and Bulgaria. More details here: SCHOOL SKI TRIPS.

2-RUGBY TRAINING CAMP IN THE SOUTH OF FRANCE

The Biarritz area in the South of France is home to great rugby teams such as Biarritz Olympique and Aviron Bayonnais. It is also a beautiful part of the country, with a stunning coastline and some of Europe’s surfing hotspots.

Perfect for clubs and rugby schools, our rugby training camps in the South of France take place in a dedicated sports facility in the countryside with accommodation, restaurants, rugby pitches, paddle boarding, zip lining and so much more on their doorstep. The young rugby stars of the future can take French classes in the mornings with sports and rugby in the afternoons with qualified rugby coaches in an environment of sporting camaraderie and teamwork.

They will also enjoy other active pursuits, such as water sports, walking, cycling to reach their full potential while having fun.

More details here: RUGBY AND FRENCH TRAINING CAMP.

3- FC BARCELONA FOOTBALL EXPERIENCE

More than a club, FC Barcelona is one of the most iconic football teams in the world and home to some of the best players in the world.

Founded in 1899, the club has a fascinating history and young soccer fans will be excited to take football coaching lessons and learn about the achievements of this historic team and its past and present players at the Nou Camp Stadium and Museum, home of Barca. More details here: FC BARCELONA FOOTBALL EXPERIENCE.

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4-WALKING THE CAMINO DE SANTIAGO

The historic Camino de Santiago trails are some of the most famous in the world, taken by thousands of pilgrims of all ages and nationalities since the 9th century. Today, the UNESCO-listed Camino is much more than a pilgrimage, it is a unique cultural journey, a physical challenge and a bonding experience.

There are many different Camino de Santiago routes, covering thousands of miles across Europe, but it is possible to walk shorter stretches of these Camino trails into Santiago de Compostela. You will need to walk at least the last 100kms in order to get your ‘Compostela’ pilgrim certificate in Santiago, which can be easily done over a week.

For young walkers, week walking the Camino de Santiago gives them a precious opportunity to challenge themselves, connect with classmates and experience the local culture and history in a very different light. The Camino is one of our best selling sports tours for schools and clubs.

More details here: CAMINO DE SANTIAGO FOR SCHOOLS.

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5- TRAVEL WITH THE LEINSTER RUGBY TEAM

Rugby clubs and schools across Leinster will be thrilled to have the opportunity to travel with the Leinster Rugby team and wave the blue flag at their GUINNESS PRO14 away games.

The excitement will be palpable as younger fans will get to share the official charter flight with the team and even get a selfie or an autograph with their sporting idols. More details here: TRAVEL WITH THE LEINSTER RUGBY TEAM.

For more information about our exciting sports tours for schools and clubs, professional advice or assistance organising your trip, contact our experienced travel experts at JWT.

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