School & College Tours

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Education and personal development are at the core of our values.

We like to ensure that these values are our primary focus whilst also providing an all-round enjoyable experience for students that encourages learning life skills outside of the classroom.

We are continually conducting market research and collecting feedback from our group leaders which allow us to develop exciting, new and unique products for our youth group market.

Below are just some examples of the tours that we can organise, every one of our tours are tailor-made to suit your group’s specific needs – on a subject basis or otherwise. We strongly believe that personal input is a vital component to a successful tour and we believe that the level of orientation and support we provide in Joe Walsh Tours is second to none.

Our hugely experienced and dedicated team of staff will tailor-make your tour to suit your specific group – each one of us is invested your group’s personal development and we aim to provide the best service on the market at very competitive prices.

We are the Official Travel Partner to Leinster Rugby – we specialise in many other rugby and sporting events including training camps for clubs and schools – speak to us about travelling with the Leinster team!

Your group’s safety is paramount; we use suppliers who we know can provide Risk Assessments for your group on your request.

What we provide:
• Quality tours at the best value for money.
• We will liaise with each group leader to ensure the smooth running of every tour.
• Payment Schedule – we can devise a payment schedule to suit your group’s needs.
• Safety – tailor made insurance policy and risk assessments available on request.
• Early booking discounts.
• Inspection Visits can be arranged on request.

Joe Walsh Tours, the longest established tour operator in Ireland (1961), are fully licensed and bonded by the Commission for Aviation Regulation in Ireland and the Commission for Aviation Authority in the United Kingdom T.O. 052 | T.A. 0689 | ATOL 5163. We look forward to working with you on your next educational trip.

For additional information and assistance with planning your next school trip, please contact one of our School & Sports Tours Specialists on 01 241 0800 or email

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No other destination is quite like the City of Light. The cultural heart of the Western world offers more to do than the average city, creating experiences that never fail to excite. read more

We offer a range of ski tours and operate on an exclusive basis with our providers in Germany and Italy. These resorts cater for beginners as well as experienced skiers and are very well set up for school groups. We work with experienced ski tutors and reps, some of whom were former teachers themselves so you can be sure that your group is in safe hands. read more

Barcelona & Catalonia
Catalonia is a land of rich and varied scenery where history, language and a distinct cultural tradition have shaped the personality its people. The Catalan capital, Barcelona, has a unique cultural character. read more

Madrid & Central Spain
One of the most visited destinations of the continent, the bustling city of Madrid is surrounded by some of the most attractive medieval cities in central Spain - Toledo, Ávila and Segovia, each one of them within easy reach of the Spanish capital. read more

Santiago de Compostela
The journey down the Way of St. James to Santiago de Compostela continues to seduce the travellers time and again because of its spiritual nature, its historical continuity and the large cultural heritage ubiquitous throughout cities, towns, villages, convents, bridges and chapels that lie along this legendary pilgrim route. read more

Rome & Vatican City
Once the Caput Mundi and powerhouse of the mighty Roman Empire, Rome is one of the most interesting and vibrant cities in the world, holding within its walls the very centre of the Roman Catholic Church, the city of Vatican. read more

Venice is a unique city, full of elegant buildings and palaces that peer over the ancient maze of narrow streets and labyrinth of canals. read more

The financial and commercial centre of Italy is home to tasteful galleries and museums packed with art treasures, world-class shopping and spacious piazzas. read more

Most visitors are overwhelmed by the artistic opulence of Florence. The cradle of the Renaissance and home of the Medici family houses an abundance of the world’s greatest cultural treasures. read more

Sorrento Coast & Naples
The coastal delights of the Sorrentine peninsula have attracted visitors since Roman times, leaving a trail of ancient features and well preserved archaeological findings rich in splendour and beauty. read more

The highlights of Greece are the traces of ancient culture that can be seen all over the country. Well-preserved archaeological sites and great museums will give students deeper insights into the nature and history of ancient Greek societies. read more

With a charming combination of old world allure and modern flair, the Bavarian capital is packed with attractions from world-class museums to historic buildings, uniquely German architecture and a lively cultural scene. read more

The formerly divided German capital is the very model of a modern, multicultural metropolis, dotted with numerous historic sites, cultural attractions and entertainment options. read more

The Rhine has been a chief route for traders, intellectuals, artists and the religious for over 2,000 years, having played an important role in the growth of Germany. read more

The Netherlands
The Netherlands is a country of contrasts where multiple cultures and ethnicities constantly remind visitors of its colonialist past. read more

Poland’s former royal capital emerged largely intact after WWII and has been recognised as a World Heritage site thanks to its beautifully maintained architecture from various periods in history. read more

Prague is a modern metropolis of classical beauty, stunning architecture and countless cultural and historical treasures that never fails to impress. read more

Budapest is a city with remarkable scenic beauty, centuries-old tradition of excellence in arts and varied cultural life. read more

Vienna is teeming with attractions, offering visitors a view of culture, history and the contemporary unlike anywhere else in the world. read more

European Union Capitals
A visit to the cities that host the European Union institutions is a great opportunity to raise awareness about this giant cultural and economic bloc. read more

World War Battlefields
Visiting the World War battlefields and monuments that pay tribute to those who fought is a thought-provoking experience that will boost student interest and deepen their understanding of European history. read more

The United States is a land of great diversity where students have the opportunity to live the culture instead of simply observing it. World-famous attractions, museums and a rich history make the USA the perfect long-haul destination for student groups. read more

Charity Challenges
Some of the most satisfying periods of one’s life is transpired while employed in providing underprivileged people. read more

Cycling Tours
Located at the foot of the legendary Col du Tourmalet in a route taken by the Tour de France since 1910, the Centre Laurent Fignon offers a new generation of training courses for cyclist at various levels, allowing attendees to ride in better conditions and to improve their technical background. read more

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