The students are encouraged to participate in the Ski and Easter trips as these events foster friendship and companionship as well as serving as a powerful tool for the students human and cultural formation.
Enjoy an enriching and unforgettable experience on the 12 day trip to Italy, the center of the Catholicism including a Good Friday Vigil at the Vatican and an Audience with the Pope. There are also excursions to historic sites in Rome, Assisi, Florence, Venice, Milan, and Pompey.
Enjoy a fantastic experience on the 8-day ski trip to Austria, where you will have the opportunity of visiting the heart of Munich, the BMW Museum, the Olympic Stadium, the Memorial Concentration Camp of Dachau and many other important and scenic cities. Also Salzburg, Vienna, and Budapest (Hungary).
Trip Planning & Cancelation Policy
Those parents interested in their son’s participation on the Ski and Italy trips organized by the Academy should have paid no later than 31st October and 31st January respectively. If they have not done so, we would not be able to include their sons in the group.
Refunds due to the cancelation of extended trips are subject to penalties.
No refunds will be made on payments made for extended trips unless written cancelation notice be given to and receipt acknowledged by a recognized representative of Dublin Oak Academy six weeks prior to the first day of the trip. However, in such cases, parents are asked to bear in mind that any reservation fees already paid to travel agencies, airlines, hotels or resorts on behalf of the student will be deducted from any forthcoming refund.
Information for Students Not Attending Extended Trips
Considering the responsibility the academy assumes for the students who participate on the extended trips, only those students with acceptable grades and conduct will be permitted to attend these trips.
Those students who choose not to attend or the Academy has suggested them not to attend either the Ski or Easter trips are requested to leave the Academy and return as indicated in the Academy’s calendar. Parents are responsible for all travel arrangements. Should airline travel be necessary, parents are kindly requested to schedule flights out of Dublin airport with departures between 11 AM and 6 PM as indicated in the calendar. Students should return to the Academy as indicated in the calendar, arriving at Dublin airport between 11 AM and 6 PM.
a) A panoramic tour of London:
- The City of Westminster
- Trafalgar Square
- Buckingham Palace
- Big Ben
- the Houses of Parliament
- Westminster Abbey.
- Covent Garden Market
b) Must see
- See a musical
- Fleet Street,
- Tower Bridge
- St Pauls Cathedral
- Tower of London.
- the National Gallery
- The British Museum.
c) The Warner Bros Studio Tour, The Making of Harry Potter.
Barcelona or Valencia
- Visit “La Sagrada Familia” Barcelona’s most important landmark.
- Visit “Camp Nou” world’s second-biggest soccer ground after the Azteca Stadium in Mexico City.
- City tour La Rambla, Tibidabo, Paseo de Gracia, Montjuic Magic Fountain show.
- Port Aventura The biggest theme park in Spain.
Parc Guell A wonderful park designed by the famous Antoni Gaudi.
- City Tour
- EuroDisney Park
- Visit the Eiffel Tour. An iconic symbol of French culture, liberty, and progress.
- Notre Dame Cathedral Paris’ Catholic Cathedral
- Arc of Triumph A legacy of Napoleon & one of Paris’ most famous monuments.
- Champs-Élysées “The place where heroes stay after death”, Cartier Latin, etc.
Mass at “The Sacred Heart Basilica of Montmartre”