Catholic High Schools & Universities

We Get It.

When it comes to Educational Tours,
Catholic Travel Centre gets the Catholic world.

shutterstock_136324748The world becomes your classroom as you bring together students and alumni to deepen their knowledge in an experience that at the same time deepens their faith. We have created just such experiences with highly successful trips for World Youth Day groups, high schools, seminaries, universities, and diocesan youth and young adult ministry offices, wanting to conduct tours as part of their educational outreach.


  • Study and Alumni ToursKnoxville High School organized a tour explore Rome and Assisi.
  • Santa Clara University operated four tours with us, including Italy, Spain, Poland, and Hungary.
  • St. Mary’s College & Seminary went to Rome and Assisi to explore the lives of Ss. Francis & Clare, and to experience the roots of the Catholic faith in Rome.
  • Seattle University operated seven tours with us over the years, including Ignatian themed programs to Italy and Spain.
  • Franciscan School of Theology at Berkeley traveled to Turkey in the Footsteps of St. Paul.
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
 went on a Study Tour to Greece & Turkey to explore the life of the Early Church.

Themed Heritage Itineraries

The heritage of your institution is important to you, and to us. We have more than 20 years of experience in customizing itineraries uniquely tuned to heritage of religious communities. Ask us about customizing an itinerary that uniquely expresses your school’s heritage.

  • Augustinan
  • Carmelite
  • Dominican
  • Franciscan
  • Holy Child
  • Jesuit
  • Marist
  • Mercy
  • Salesian
  • Ursuline
  • Xaverian
  • & More!

Take your Catholic High School
on an Educational Tour to Europe or the Holy Land

shutterstock_113314873Taking Catholic High School students abroad is about more than monuments, landmarks, and scenic views. It’s also about students experiencing their faith in a deeper, more meaningful way, helping them to connect their faith with culture.

Since our founding in 1991, Catholic Travel Centre has arranged trips for thousands of high school aged students, creating unique European itineraries which are at once educational, and inspirational and fun!

shutterstock_3480664We craft your itinerary to suit the tastes and interests of your school community, creating a one-of-a-kind travel experience that will bring your students back raving for the next trip!



We’ll Customize Your Itinerary 

Teens Jumping in PisaWhether you’re planning a Catholic High School trip to the Holy Land, or to Italy, Spain & Portugal, France, Ireland, or Austria & Poland, we’ll provide your group with a customized, once-in-a-lifetime travel experience.

Based on your needs, we will plan an itinerary with you that highlights the educational and spiritual nature of your trip, provides facilities for lectures and meetings with local academic groups, daily Mass (if you choose), and leaves plenty of time to visit the major tourist sites and explore cities on your own.

Preview a sample itinerary!

Organize Your Educational Tour, and Your Trip is FREE!

shutterstock_156940262As group leader, your trip is free.  Your pricing will include one free trip for every 8 or 10 paying passengers.

We’ll help you custom design a unique itinerary to meet the needs and desires of your high school group.

We’ll also make all airline and hotel reservations, an arrange for an expert guide and motor coach to escort your group every step of the way. Delicious meals will await you at our select restaurants. We’ll even create a promotional brochure and manage all the collection of payments.

Your sole responsibility is to gather the young student pilgrims to travel with you.

To start planning your Educational Tour or Pilgrimage, please contact us.