Health & Social Care College Trips & Tours to Budapest

Budapest has a long association with health and therapy. The city's natural springs have been in use for their therapeutic properties since Roman times.

The city is home to some pioneering and internationally acclaimed Health and Social Care institutions which your students can visit and observe.

Prices start from£279pp

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 a London airport & transfer to accommodation Free time. Evening meal
2 Children’s Home Vadaskert Foundation for Children’s Mental Health Free time. Evening meal
3 Philanthropist Foundation Petö Institute Free time. Evening meal
4 Transfer to airport for return flight to the UK
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Morning Daytime flight from a London airport & transfer to accommodation
Afternoon
Evening Free time. Evening meal
Morning Children’s Home
Afternoon Vadaskert Foundation for Children’s Mental Health
Evening Free time. Evening meal
Morning Philanthropist Foundation
Afternoon Petö Institute
Evening Free time. Evening meal
Morning Transfer to airport for return flight to the UK
Afternoon
Evening

Price Shown includes

  • 3 nights’ bed & breakfast accommodation
  • Return flights & overseas airport transfers
  • Extensive group travel insurance
  • 1 in 10 free place ratio

The visits shown in the sample itinerary above are not included in your quoted price unless indicated. If you would like to add any of these activities to your quote price, please get in touch.

Price shown is based on 30 paying passengers departing from a London airport on selected dates and is subject to availability.


On-tour support

On-tour support includes...

  • Airport assistance when you arrive back at your UK airport when you book a coach transfer to take you home

Additional on-tour support available...

  • Airport assistance during check-in, security and gate checks on your outbound flight from the UK
  • Pre-booked meals at great group prices

Top visits for college groups in Budapest

Matthias Church

Located in the heart of Buda’s castle district, this 11th century church allows groups to perform at mass or give a short recital.

St Stephen’s Cathedral

Groups can perform at this fabulous neoclassical basilica.

St Anna’s Church

This centrally-located small Baroque church is a popular concert venue for our groups.

Danube Palace

Groups can perform at this traditional concert hall which has good technical equipment. Danube Palace (Duna Palota) is ideal for choirs or orchestras.

Szentendre Market Square

This small town on the Danube bend hosts open-air concerts suitable for both choirs and orchestras.

Schools

During term-time many schools welcome visiting groups from the UK.

Children’s Home

The visit is approximately 2 hours long with a presentation by the manager, a talk about the childcare system in Hungary including the problem of juvenile refugees without parents among other topics. This will be followed by a tour of the facilities.

Petö Institute

The visit consists of a film presentation, explanation of the Petö method (helping children with innate locomotion problems) and witnessing therapies being practiced.

Philanthropist Foundation

The Alcohol-Drug Rehabilitation Institute of the Philanthropist Foundation is a place of care where alcohol and drug-addicted persons as well as gamblers get a therapy within a complex, long-term and residential system. This institute is the largest of all places of care in the country where addicted patients undergo a health and social rehabilitation including also work therapy, extra-curricular training, "protected” employment, follow-up and evaluation, as well. Rehabilitation takes place within the therapeutic community model.

Vadaskert Foundation for Children’s Mental Health

Established in 1989, the Foundation for Children's Mental Health defined its goal in the Deed of Foundation as the establishment of a state-of-art model, which manages the medical, educational and social problems of psychologically ill children within one institution.


Top visits for college groups in Budapest

Fisherman’s Bastion

Providing spectacular views of the Danube and city, the Fisherman’s Bastion’s neo-gothic architectural style is a most impressive sight.

Walking Tour of Buda

Visiting Varhegy (Castle Hill) in Buda - visit the Buda Palace, Matyas Church, Jewish Prayer House & the Fisherman’s Bastion and Budapest Historical Museum.

Danube River Cruise

See the sights of both Buda and Pest on a relaxing Danube river cruise. Available April to October.

Thermal Baths

Budapest has held the title ‘City of Spas’ since the year 1934, as it has more thermal and medicinal water springs than any other capital city in the world. Gellert baths are one of the most popular baths in Budapest. Alternatively, your pupils can enjoy a relaxing evening at the Széchenyi thermal bath, one of the largest spa complexes in Europe.


Study themes

  • Child Protection: Critically analysing Policy & Practice
  • Current Issues in the Human Services