Group Travel

Pauwels Travel can provide a wide range of travel services for groups of all ages, interests and types including: high school curriculum based groups, community based music ensembles, church groups, seniors, alumni etc. Our tours are individually created to suit the specific needs of any group by one of our very own experienced group tour co-ordinators, many of whom are retired teachers with entire careers of successfully orchestrated tours.

Benefits of booking your group with Pauwels Travel include:

  • Over 47 years of experience in organizing group tours of various sizes to a wide variety of destinations worldwide
  • Every tour is customized and developed around tour leader preferences
  • Experienced tour managers for those requesting an escorted tour
  • Over 47 years of building relationships with suppliers worldwide ensuring the best possible pricing for your trip
  • Knowledgable and multilingual staff who will work closely with you to provide the best possible experience for your group
  • Professionally promoted performances for overseas trips ensuring proper audiences when the group arrives
  • A wide variety of accommodations and transportation to suit any budget
  • A detailed binder including maps, activity vouchers, contact information and booking details for every trip
  • Fully registered and insured

Performance Tours to Europe

Your extraordinary voyage begins with us. Our performance tours are reputed for their high standards, exceptional value and guaranteed audiences. Many happy choirs, orchestras and bands, such as the Canadian Children’s Opera Company, the New Brunswick Youth Orchestra and St. Michael’s College School Concert Band have repeatedly travelled with us. Established in 1965, Pauwels Travel Bureau is a full service travel agency specializing in hand crafted group tours for diverse cultural interests. We are proud partners of PDM Tourism Group and Concerts Austria in Vienna.

WIN A TRIP FOR TWO TO EUROPE!!!

Request a quote for a group in 2016 or 2017 and you will be entered into our “Win A Trip For Two To Europe” contest. Prize includes 2 tickets between North America and Europe (some restrictions apply), a $600 hotel credit, 3-day car rental, and 3-days of free parking at Park’N Fly Toronto. One ballot per organization. Draw takes place on July 4, 2016.

BOOK BY DECEMBER 31, 2016 AND RECEIVE A $500 DONATION TOWARDS YOUR GROUP!

Book a tour for 2016 or 2017 and we will give the tour leaders a free two hour lounge pass for use at the Plaza Premium Lounge in Toronto Airport!

A look at some of our upcoming performance tours, end June, beginning July…

ITALY WITH OPTIONAL FRANCE EXTENSION

June 30 to July 9, 2016 with Air Transat Toronto to Rome and return from Venice, 10 days/8 nights.

Rome with Vatican (4 n) – Florence – Pisa – Lucca – Montecatini (2n) – Bologna – Venice – Mestre (2n). 3 fully promoted concerts and masses, 3*** accommodation in double rooms; Half board. Guided city tours, excursions and entrance fees. Based on 42 passengers and an exchange rate of $ 1.45 for Euro 1.00. the tour price including air transportation and taxes is C$ 3,110 (2016) and $ 3,220 (2017). Tour price with 3-day France extension (Normandy and Paris) July 9 to 12: Tour price including air transportation and taxes C$ 4,200 (2016) and C$ 4,250 (2017).

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MUSICAL HEART OF EUROPE: HUNGARY, AUSTRIA, GERMANY, CZECH REPUBLIC

June 29 to July 12, 2016 with Air Transat, 14 days/12 nights Toronto to Budapest and return from Prague

Budapest (2n), Vienna (3n), Salzburg (2n) Munich (2n), Prague (3n); 4 fully promoted concerts, one charity concert and 1 master class 3*** to 4**** hotels in shared rooms, half board. Guided city tours, excursions and entrance fees. Based on 42 passengers and an exchange rate of $ 1.45 for Euro 1.00, the tour price including air and taxes is C$ 3,790 (2016) and C$ 3,840 (2017).

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TOUR INLUDING “GOLDEN VOICES OF BARCELONA” FESTIVAL AND COMPETITION WITH EXTENSION TO VALENCIA

June 30 to July 10, 2016; July 6 to 16, 2017 with Air Transat, 11 days/9 nights Toronto to Barcelona and return from Barcelona.

Barcelona (2n), Lloret del Mar (Festival, 4n), Valencia (2n), Barcelona (1n). 3 to 4 performances during the festival and 2 exchange concerts or masses in Barcelona or Valencia; informal concert at Montserrat Abbey 3*** to 4**** hotels in twin rooms, half board plus 3 lunches during the Guided city tours, excursions and entrance fees festival. Based on 42 passengers and an exchange rate of $ 1.45 for Euro 1.00, tour price including air transportation and taxes C$ 3,180 (2016) and C$ 3,220 (2017).

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TOUR INCLUDING “GOLDEN VOICES OF BARCELONA” FESTIVAL WITH EXTENSION TO VALENCIA AND MADRID

June 30 to July 11, 2016; July 6 to 17, 2017 with Air Transat 12 days/10 nights Toronto to Barcelona and return from Madrid.

Barcelona (2n), Lloret del Mar (Festival, 4n), Valencia (2n), Madrid (2n). 3 to 4 performances during the festival plus 2 Concerts or mass in Barcelona and Madrid plus informal performances at Montserrat Abbey and in Toledo. 3 and 4**** hotels in twin rooms, half board + 3 lunches during the festival. Guided city tours, excursions and entrance fees. Based on 42 passengers and exchange an rate of $ 1.45 for Euro 1.00, tour price including air transportation and taxes C$ 3,620 (2016) and C$ 3,660 (2017).

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TOUR INCLUDING “GOLDEN VOICES OF BARCELONA” FESTIVAL WITH EXTENSION TO THE FRENCH RIVIERA

June 30 to July 11, 2016; July 6 to 17, 2017 with Air Transat , 12 days/10 nights Toronto to Barcelona and return from Nice, France.

Barcelona (2n), Lloret del Mar (Festival and Competition, 4n), Nimes (France (2n), French Riviera area (2n). 2 fully promoted concerts (Barcelona and French Riviera) 2 informal Concerts (Montserrat Abbey and French Riviera Monaco). 3 and 4**** hotels in twin rooms, half board + 3 lunches during the festival. Guided city tours, excursions and entrance fees. Based on 42 passengers and exchange an rate of $ 1.45 for Euro 1.00, the tour price including air transportation and taxes is C$ 3,540 (2016) and C$ 3,580 (2017).

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TOUR INCLUDING "SUMMA CUM LAUDE” FESTIVAL IN VIENNA WITH PRAGUE AND BUDAPEST

June 27 to July 7, 2016; July 3 to 13, 2017 with Air Transat, 11 days/9 nights Toronto to Prague and return from Budapest. Max. age 26, excl. conductor and accompanist.

Prague (2n), Salzburg (1n), Vienna (5n), Budapest (1n) Fully promoted performances 3 to 4 during Festival in prestigious venues such as the Musikverein and Konzerthaus in Vienna, 1 concert in Prague, 1 in Budapest. Hotels 2** to 3*** students in more-bedded rooms, adults in twin rooms. Half board plus 3 lunch boxes during festival. Guided city tours, excursions and entrance fees. Based on 42 passengers and an exchange rate of $ 1.45 for Euro 1.00, tour price including air transportation and taxes is C$ 3,600 (2016) and C$ 3,630 (2017).

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TOUR INCLUDING “SUMMA CUM LAUDE” FESTIVAL IN VIENNA WITH PRAGUE, SALZBURG, GRAZ AND VENICE

June 27 to July 9, 2016; July 3 to 15, 2017 with Air Transat, 13 days/11 nights Toronto to Prague and return from Venice. Max. age 26, excl. conductor and accompanist.

Prague (2n), Salzburg (1n), Vienna (5n), Graz (1n), Venice (2n) Fully promoted performances 3 to 4 during Festival in prestigious venues such as the Musikverein and Konzerthaus in Vienna, 1 concert in Salzburg, 1 in Prague, 1 Workshop and Seminar during Festival; Hotels 2** to 3*** students in more-bedded rooms, adults in twin rooms. Half board plus 3 lunch boxes during festival. Guided city tours, excursions and entrance fees. Based on 42 passengers and an exchange rate of $ 1.45 for Euro 1.00 the tour price including air transportation and taxes is: C$ 3,850 (2016) and C$ 3,895 (2017)..

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TOUR INCLUDING “SUMMA CUM LAUDE” FESTIVAL IN VIENNA WITH MUNICH, SALZBURG AND PRAGUE

June 27 to July 8, 2016; July 3 to 14, 2017 with LUFTHANSA, 12 days/10 nights Toronto to Munich and return from Prague (via Munich). Max. age 26, excl. conductor and accompanist.

Munich (1n), Salzburg (2n), Vienna (5n), Prague (2n) Fully promoted performances 3 to 4 during Festival in prestigious venues such as the Musikverein and Konzerthaus in Vienna, 1 concert in Salzburg, 1 in Prague, 1 Workshop and Seminar during Festival; INTERNATIONAL ENCOUNTER CONCERT, PERFORMANCE of a number of SCL participants in Smetana Hall in Prague. Hotels 2** to 3*** students in more-bedded rooms, adults in twin rooms, Half board plus 3 lunch boxes during festival. Guided city tours, excursions and entrance fees. Based on 42 passengers and an exchange rate of $ 1.45 for Euro 1.00, tour price including air transportation and taxes C$ 3,850 (2016) and C$ 3,895 (2017).

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