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Transition Year Tours 2011/12 munich


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Barcelona ABTA No.V0550

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Ireland'S Leading School & Group Tour Specialist

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l experiences to inspire rs a diverse range of educationa Within easy reach, London offe s a huge range of world school tour destination deliver your students. This captivating landmarks to an outstandfrom museums, galleries and famous visits and attractions money school tour destifor e shows. As a fantastic valu atre the End t Wes of y arra ing r School Tours. favourite among Transition Yea nation, London remains a firm

London Highlights

of West End Theatre Shows • Choose from the vast array don from The London Eye • Gain an awesome view of Lon museum of Madame Tussauds • See the world famous wax at the London Dungeon life • Bring London’s history to ic Sites Guided Tours • The impressive 2012 Olymp London Guided Tour • Take in all the sites with the interactive Science Museum & • Explore the award winning ural History Museum • Get a wealth of info at the Nat the Imperial War Museum • Visit the narrative exhibits of Modern Art Gallery • Experience the symbolic Tate er of London Tow ive ract • Visit the iconic & inte resting HMS Belfast inte & l erfu pow the • Take a tour of & Drama Theatre Workshop • Take part in a superb English tball stadia in London foo or • Visit one of the many maj angle on a Thames Cruise • See London from a different of Shakespeare’s Globe. • View a show or grab a tour

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The London eye

Sample 3 Day Itinerary to London Day


Day 1

on. Morning flight and transfer to Lond ed tour. Enjoy a Highlights of London guid

Day 2

Visit the Tower of London and then

Day 3

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Steeped in history, tradition and diverse cultural influences, Barcelona is a modern and dynamic city with an envious selection of art and architecture. As the Capital of Catalonia, Barcelona displays the full cultural landscape of the north of Spain, making it an ideal destination for transition year tours. This bustling, lively, historic city has an excellent range of art museums, fine architecture, historic monuments and amusement parks which are very accessible for all to explore. Our transition year tours to Barcelona are extremely popular and have students and teachers returning year after year.

Barcelona & Catalonia Highlights

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La Sagrada Familia The unfinished masterpiece of Stadium & Museum Barcelona’s famous Nou Camp blas Ram Las Wander along the vibrant rict of Montjuic dist ic oram pan , Explore the historic ky Parc Guell Discover Gaudi’s fabulous & fun uarium L’Aq Europe’s largest aquarium at Espanyol le Pob of ge Visit the charming villa m seu Mu nce Scie s clas ld Tour the wor Aventura ta Por d fille ne nali adre the y Enjo Aquatic Park Pack in some fun at Costa Coribe Monastery rrat ntse Mo the to Take a cable car Trek gle Experience the Tarragona Jun Gaudi Centre The quaint town of Reus & The es & Museums leri Gal Art a’s Check out Barcelon

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price includes: Return flights, 4 nights Half Board accommodation, 5 days coach hire, Group Travel Insurance, 1 in 8 free place ratio, airport see off, 24 hour emergency assistance & Evening Entertainment Packs!

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The Nou Camp

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Ireland's Leading School Tour Specialist With over 40 years experience in organising school tours abroad, NST is Ireland’s number one School & Group Travel Specialist. Whatever your group, wherever your destination, we tailor make outstanding quality tours to the exact requirements of each group.

Parc Guell

Sample 5 Day Itinerary to barcelona & Catalonia Day


Day 1

Enjoy a morning flight to Catalonia.

Day 2

Half day guided tour of Barcelona taking in the key sights.

Day 3

Travel up to Montserrat Monastery by coach and then cable car.

Day 4

Full day visit to Port Aventura Theme Park (subject to seasonal opening

Day 5

Afternoon / Evening

Take an afternoon visit to Tarragona upon arrival. Evening Meal followed by some free time to explore the local area. Visit to the Sagrada Familia followed by the Nou Camp Stadium & FC Museum for a self-guided tour. Evening Meal followed by Bowling . Enjoy the afternoon in Barcelona visiting Poble Espanyol and Parc Guell. Evening meal followed by an NST Quiz Night.

times) followed by a late evening meal. Subject to flight times and airport, you may have some free time to explore Reus and the Gaudi Centre or alternatively some last minute sightseeing.

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Our Transition Year trips to Munich offer something for all students! As the Capital of Bavaria, Munich boasts modern architecture including the Olympic buildings and sports stadiums, a wide range of Royal Palaces, a film studio, numerous museums and one of the world’s largest urban parks! You can experience Bavaria’s natural beauty and stunning sights galore including fairytale castles in magical scenery while also taking a trip to Salzburg, Austria – one of Europe’s most beautiful cities!

price includ es: Return flights, 3 n Half Board ights accommoda tion, Retur port Trans n Airfers 1 in 8 free p , Group Travel Insura nce, lace ratio, airport see hour emerg o f f , 24 ency assist ance & Evening Ent ertainment Packs!

Munich & Bavaria High


• Explore the ex tensive Zeitmotor exhibition at the BM • Check out the W Museum outstanding Olym pic Stadium & Ol • Experience th ympiapark Advent e sombre Dachau ure Tour Concentration Ca • The beautiful mp Memorial Site and magical white turreted fairy tale • Cable Car & co Neuschwanstein gwheel train ride Castle to the summit of Zu • Tour Europe’s gspite Mountain largest fortress co mplex – The Hohe • Discover a secre nsalzburg Fortres t world with a tour s of the Saltmines • Inspect Hitler’s at Berchtesgade famous country te n ahouse with a tour • Be awestruck of the Eagles Nest by the stunning gr ou nd s and interior of He • Visit GALAXY ERDING - Europe llbrunn Palace ´s biggest & best wa • Stroll around ter slide paradise Munich’s “English Garden” - 1 of the • Take a trip to th world’s largest urba e idyllic and pictu n parks resque Austrian to • Other visits: De wn of Salzburg utsches Museum, Bavaria Film Studios , Allianz Arena, TV Tower

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Transition Year Delight with NST Introduce the magic of travel to your students on an NST School Tour. With NST, your students will return home with memorable experiences which captivate, motivate and delight, both inside and outside the classroom. These unique magical moments are sure to build and harness lasting friendships & memories along the way!

Marienplatz, Munich

Sample 4 Day Itinerary to munich & bavaria Day


Day 1

Morning flight to Munich. Meet & Greet and check-in assistance from NST representative.

Day 2

Guided tour of Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site.

Day 3 Day 4

Transfer to Salzburg, Austria for the day. Take a guided tour of the Saltmines at Berchtesgaden. Take the Olympiapark Adventure Tour followed by a visit to the BMW Museum.

Afternoon / Evening Take a Guided walking tour of Munich. Ascend the TV Tower after an Evening Meal. Spend the afternoon at Europe’s biggest water paradise – Galaxy Erding. Evening meal followed by an NST Quiz Night. Spend some free time exploring Salzbrug followed by a visit to Hellbrunn Palace. Enjoy an Evening Meal followed by Bowling. Visit the Olympia Centre for some last minute shopping. Transfer to the airport for return flight to Ireland.



NEW York

s, big big apple, big building you instantly think “Big”; s up live y Cit k Yor w Think of New York and Ne and ever-changing, g tin set nd tre , ed hip , rish nic attitude. Ico ognizable and che asts some of the most rec k to its reputation and bo es Square and Central Par Tim m Fro ns in the world. nd isla the , Art of m landmarks and attractio seu n Mu ing and The Metropolita to the Empire State Build e compact area than any on o int ns ico ary end leg re mo cks pa an att of Manh other place on Earth.

Statue of Liberty

New York Highlights

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& Ellis Island  isit the iconic Statue of Liberty V of Natural History m seu Check out the American Mu l oria Mem o The tragic Ground Zer rs Harlem Civil Rights Walking Tou tling Times Square bus r eve the of z buz the at vel Mar vast range of top stores an’s hatt Shop til you drop in Man Tour & Circle Line Cruise Take in the sites on a Manhattan m of Modern Art Explore the impressive Museu Bridge yn Cross the renowned Brookl ire State Building Emp the & k The Top of the Roc atre Show See a world class Broadway The , Air & Space Museum Sea The Tenement Museum & the

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Transition Year Education with NST!

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Brooklyn Bridge

Sample 6 Day Itinerary to New york Day


Day 5

Daytime flight & transfer to accommodation with check-in assistance from your local NST escort. Half day guided coach tour of Manhattan including Westside, Harlem, Museum Mile, Midtown, Soho, Greenwich & the Financial District. Take a cruise to visit the iconic Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. Visit Ground Zero after the cruise. Wander around Central Park and the American Museum of Natural History. Drop into FAO Schwartz on Fifth Avenue. Spend the morning shopping in the outstanding stores across the ‘Big Apple’.

Day 6

Arrive in Ireland.

Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4

Afternoon / Evening Visit the inspiring Empire State Building for some fascinating views of Manhattan from New Yorks tallest building. Visit the Lower East Side Tenement Museum. Discover the magic of Times Square by night. Hop on the Subway across the Brooklyn Bridge and walk back to Manhattan. Ice skating in Rockefeller Centre. Visit MoMa before walking to St Patrick’s Cathedral for a visit. Explore Grand Central Terminal prior to catching a top Broadway Show. Transfer to airport for an overnight flight back to Ireland.

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Prices are subject to availability and are based on 40 travelling plus 5 free accompanying places. Prices are base on off peak dates and supplements may apply to tours travelling in peak periods. NST Limited is a limited liability company registered in Ireland at Santry Business Park, Swords Road, Dublin 9, Ireland. Company Registration number: 240123. NST is licensed and bonded by the Commission for Aviation Regulation, license number TA0449.

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