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Madrid Music School Trips & Tours

This historic, exciting city and its surrounding communities have an ideal combination of venues that attract enthusiastic audiences and cultural attractions for groups to explore. Home to a wonderful cathedral, church venues and a warm climate, Madrid is a truly memorable destination for your music group tour.

The capital and largest city in Spain, a school trip to Madrid has culture, art, food and language at its heart. It is atmospheric and charming in equal measure and a place where pupils can experience both modern and traditional Spanish life.

Soak in the continental climate, stunning architecture and vibrant culture between concerts, and enjoy all that this lively destination has to offer.

Sample itinerary

Our sample itinerary provides you with an idea of the visits you can cover during your trip. We can tailor-make an itinerary to support your specific learning outcomes.

Morning Afternoon Evening
1 Daytime flight from Ireland & transfer to accommodation Explore Casa de Campo
2 Free time to rehearse Half-day panoramic city tour Concert at Iglesia San Jeronimo el Real
3 Free time to rehearse Prado Museum Concert at Iglesia San Cayetano
4 Shopping & sightseeing at El Rastro or around Gran Via & Calle Preciados Transfer to airport for return flight to Ireland
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Morning Daytime flight from Ireland & transfer to accommodation
Afternoon Explore Casa de Campo
Morning Free time to rehearse
Afternoon Half-day panoramic city tour
Evening Concert at Iglesia San Jeronimo el Real
Morning Free time to rehearse
Afternoon Prado Museum
Evening Concert at Iglesia San Cayetano
Morning Shopping & sightseeing at El Rastro or around Gran Via & Calle Preciados
Afternoon Transfer to airport for return flight to Ireland

On-tour support

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On-tour support includes...

  • Services of a See Off Representative at your departure airport
  • Services of a Concert Assistant

Additional on-tour support available...

  • Pre-booked meals at great group prices 


Popular options in Madrid

Top performance venues

Almudena Cathedral

Choirs with a sacred repertoire are permitted to sing at mass, at this fabulous cathedral consecrated by Pope John Paul II in 1993 and located next to the stunning Palacio Real.

Iglesia Catedral del Redentor

This was the first Anglican church in Madrid, it has excellent acoustics and no restrictions on repertoire.

San Justo y Pastor Church

One of the oldest parish churches in Madrid, it's famous for its connections to the Spanish Royal Family and is one of our groups' most popular venues.

Santa Barbara Church

A fabulous and historic church situated in the heart of Madrid. The church attracts tourists from both Spain and overseas, providing good audiences for performances, and has excellent acoustics.

San Cayetano Church

This 16th century baroque church has traditionally been the concert hall of the members of the royal family for almost 200 years. Our concerts have proved to be very popular with the local community who turn out in large numbers.

Top visits


Groups can try the heart-stopping and passionate art of Flamenco dancing, a true cultural experience from Spain’s musical heritage.

Groups can try it out for themselves in one of our Flamenco dance classes, or watch a performance in a spectacular dance show. Or why not do both for a true Flamenco extravaganza!

We can also include a paella or tapas meal to make it an even more emersive Spanish experience.

Warner Bros Movie World

A magical and fun-packed visit for all your students, with 25 fabulous attractions. Its four areas contain numerous opportunities to experience and enjoy some of the largest and fastest rides in Europe.

Las Ventas Bullring

Groups can take a guided tour of the stadium and discover the origins of the traditional spectacle of bullfighting. 

Guided Walking Tour of Madrid

Experienced in taking youth groups, our local guides will bring the history and culture of Madrid to life. Students will be amazed as they walk down world-famous streets such as Gran Via and through Madrid’s many plazas.

El Rastro (Flea Market)

Groups can use their language skills to purchase bargains galore at this popular, bustling flea market, where there truly is something for everyone! 

Football Club Tour

Choose from Real Madrid's stadium, or the Spanish Football National Stadium and take a guided tour of the trophy room, the pitch and players’ tunnel and everything behind the scenes!

Casa de Campo

Groups will enjoy visiting this large urban park with its range of activities and man-made lake. The southern part also houses a zoo and large amusement park.


We offer flights from a variety of departure airports and we’ll work with you to plan your route at the best value possible.


Giving you full support throughout

Before your tour

  • Your own dedicated NST contact
  • Bespoke tour itineraries
  • Unrivalled local knowledge & expertise
  • Curriculum linked visit programmes
  • Great value for money - no hidden costs
  • Free group leader inspection visits
  • Risk assessment guidance
  • Safety assured, transport, accommodation and visits

Whilst you're away

  • Free educational resources
  • Group-friendly accommodation
  • Exceptional standards of coaching
  • On-tour support from our reps on the ground
  • Support & assistance from our specialists guides throughout your tour
  • 24/7 support just a call away
  • Extensive group travel insurance

On your return

  • Priority rebooking services
  • Rewarding your loyalty with our reward scheme
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