Spain School Rugby Tours
The growing number of rugby clubs in Catalonia means that Spain school rugby tours can enjoy both excellent competition and a warmer climate.
Activ4’s Spain School Rugby Tours are based in the beautiful coastal resort of Platja d’Aro and as this is our Spanish hub resort we have an excellent infrastructure and support network.
The hotel Caleta Palace plays host to our sports tour guests who always appreciate having a pool that opens up right out onto its own private little cove. The local sports facilities in the area are second to none and there is easy access into Barcelona and Port Aventura. Evening entertainment programmes are action packed with lots of activities literally on your doorstep.
Your Spain School Rugby Tours teams will enjoy:
- Variety of local host clubs
- Excellent Sporting Facilities
- Broad range of hotel accommodation
- Dedicated local Activ4 School Tours Representative
We can design tailor-made Spain School Rugby Tours to suit all budgets and requirements. Our Destination Management Team based locally have been organising fixtures in Catalonia for over 25 years, so our experience in organising the best possible tour fixtures in this part of Spain is second to none.
Rugby tours have been the classic way to bond players for generations and with the help of our expert staff you can provide unforgettable tour experiences for your school. Let our experienced tour managers take the hassle out of organising your tour and put together all the sporting and social elements that are at the heart of successful tours.
Spain has grown as a destination for school rugby tours as the quality of rugby in Spain has developed over the last decade. With more local clubs, better facilities and a genuine desire to play against international teams, the rugby scene in here means that Catalonia is now a competitive place to go on tour.
Spain School Rugby Tours
- Duration: 7 days
- Board: Full board
- Passengers: 40
- Free Staff Places: 4 free staff
Caleta Palace hotel, Aparthotel Sant Jordi 3* or Platja Park
Excursions & Inclusions
Day in Barcelona
Where it’s held
Platja d’Aro is a modern, cosmopolitan town, neighbouring the elegant town of S’Agaró, in south east Girona. This fabulous beachside town also boasts a wonderful historic town centre, which has preserved its medieval charm. The area offers a fabulous holiday experience for school groups, with so much to offer: a beautiful natural setting, culture, leisure, sport and best of all, a delightful seafront location, with an impressive, endless beach, and idyllic little bays.
Sample Itinerary for Spain School Rugby Tours
Day 1 Depart School
Depart from school and head to Dover where you will cross the channel to Calais travelling overnight to the resort of Platja D’Aro.
Day 2 Arrival at the Hotel
Arrival at the Sant Jordi Aparthotel in the coastal resort of Platja D’Aro, Located 150m from the beach, Aparthotel Sant Jordi offers 167 guestrooms, a restaurant, bar/lounge and a poolside bar as well as a swimming pool. After a long day finish the evening with Quiz night.
Day 3 Rugby begins
After starting with a buffet breakfast, the mornings training can begin, followed by a local fixture in the afternoon. The Spanish fixture offers a friendly yet competitive fixture which offers a chance for your team to face international opposition, after a long day, relax with a game of bowling at D’Aro.
Day 4 A Trip to Barcelona
A day in Barcelona has something for everyone. Your group can opt to take a tour around Europe’s largest football stadium, the world famous Camp Nou. You will also get to visit the impressive Barcelona FC Football Museum, finish your time in Barcelona by heading to Las Ramblas for some shopping time. Back in Platja D’Aro this evening you can finish your day with a visit to Magic Park Amusements
Day 5 Roller Coaster Derby
Today you will spend the day at Portaventura Theme park. This amazing park offers plenty of exciting rides suitable for all. From the fastest roller coaster in Europe the thrill seeking ‘Furius Baco’ in the Mediterrània area, the ‘Dragon Khan’ roller coaster. There is plenty of fun filled action to keep you amused for the day.
Day 6 Final day of Rugby
Back to sport this morning, followed by a recovery session in the hotel swimming pool or the beach before your final fixture on the tour. On the final night it has become a tradition for the touring teams to hold an awards ceremony.
Day 7 Setting of Home
Unfortunately all good things come to an end. After breakfast it’s time to check out but there is just enough time for some last minute shopping, try Les Gallerias just off the high street, and lunch before you head out to start your journey to Calais.
Day 8 Arrive Home
On arrival in Calais you will set sail to Dover and travel back to school. The tour officially ends when you get back to the UK, but with a trip this great we are sure that it will live long in the memory.