FOOTBALL TOURS TO GERMANY

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A football tour to Germany offers competitive games versus club sides with a fantastic depth in playing standards and ability levels similar to that of the UK. Easily accessible by coach and flight, steeped in culture and sporting heritage, a football tour to Germany can provide a truly memorable touring experience. Boasting facilities comparable to the best in Europe and a passionate welcome from the Germans guaranteed.

Our European football tours to Germany offer:

  • Friendly games v local German opposition
  • Self-led training at local facility or German coaching sessions
  • Combination of social activities and tourist attractions
  • Resorts
  • Accommodation
  • Excursions
  • Itinerary

Cologne is located close to the Dutch border and surrounded by a host of sporting, cultural and active excursion possibilities

Cologne
Cologne

Cologne

  • Cologne (Köln) is the largest City of the state of North Rhine–Westphalia
  • Historic, cultural, and economic capital of the Rhineland and close to Dutch border
  • Large proportion of Cologne consists of parkland, woods, lakes, sports facilities, and open areas

Germany has an excellent variety of accommodation options each experienced in school group provision. Please find an example of our accommodation options below:

Koln-Riehl
Koln-Riehl

JH Koln-Riehl - Cologne

  • Located on the banks of the river Rhine within walking distance of City centre
  • Youth hostel accommodation catering for groups
  • Close proximity to local activities and excursions – eg: Phatasialand Themepark

To enhance your tour experience a number of excursions and activities can be added to your itinerary:

Phantasialand
Phantasialand

With a variety of six themed ‘lands’ for you to explore there are attractions suitable for all ages, as well as breathtaking shows and enthralling entertainers. From cable car rides, log flume, white rollercoasters and spectacular live shows. Are you brave enough to face the Black Mamba, Winja's Fear & Force, River Quest or the Mystery Castle? 

Rhine Cruise
Rhine Cruise

Enjoy a panoramic Rhine River sightseeing cruise and soak in the spirit of Cologne. The Rhine River provides access to many of the city’s major attractions, such as Cologne Cathedral, and during your boat cruise, you will see and admire top sights and learn about Cologne's 2,000-year history from the informative on board audio commentary

Stadium Tours
Stadium Tours

A wide array of possible options encompassing some of the best teams the German Bundesliga has to offer. Clubs located within a comfortable drive of Cologne/Dortmund include FC Koln, Bayer Leverkusen, Schalke04, Borussia Dortmund and Borussia Moenchengladbach. Tours are led by English speaking guides, each with stories and secrets about their respective clubs and behind the scenes visits to changing rooms, media rooms, players tunnel and pitchside dugouts.

Pro Match
Pro Match

Groups will have the opportunity to watch a Bundesliga or German cup match subject to availability and schedule. There are a number of professional clubs play their home games within a short drive of Cologne/Dortmund including FC Koln, Bayer Leverkusen, Schalke04, Borussia Dortmund and Borussia Moenchengladbach

We can offer tailor made tours to suit your specific group requirements, additional training sessions and friendly fixtures v local opposition can be arranged. Please find below an example itinerary, (NB: choice of ferry routes available):

Example Itinerary - St Leonards School

 

Day 1               

Coach arrives at school

Depart by coach and transfer to North Shields ferry terminal

Ferry departs for overnight crossing to Amsterdam

 

Day 2               

Ferry arrives

Transfer through Holland and Germany

Self-led training session at Soccer World Köln

Lunch at Soccer World Köln

Friendly match fixtures #1 vs local opposition           

Evening Meal at accommodation

 

Day 3               

Breakfast at accommodation

Self-led training session at Soccer World Köln

Lunch at Soccer World Köln

Bayer Leverkusen (BayArena) stadium tour

Opportunity to vist the Bayer 04 fan shop

Friendly match fixtures #2 vs local opposition

Evening Meal at accommodation 

 

Day 4               

Breakfast at accommodation

Full day at Phantasialand Theme Park

Evening Meal at accommodation

 

Day 5               

FC Koln coaching session

Breakfast at accommodation

Depart by coach and transfer to Amsterdam ferry terminal

Ferry departs for overnight crossing to Newcastle (North Shields) ferry terminal

 

Day 6               

Ferry arrives

Depart by coach and transfer to school.

 

Tour Ends.