- Access to club’s official training facilities
- Tailored coaching from official club coaches
- Fixtures versus local opposition
- Guided stadium tours
- Watch live professional games
- Cultural activities and entertaining excursions
- Top quality accommodation
- Pro-Ex rep to assist you throughout your trip
Borussia Dortmund's youth academy has a fantastic reputation; recent graduates include Mario Götze, who scored the goal that won Germany their fourth World Cup in 2014. On a football tour to Borussia Dortmund, your team will receive daily training sessions delivered by the club's top youth coaches at BVB’s exhibition field, which is overlooked by the spectacular 80,000 seat Westfalenstadion. During your tour you will also have the opportunity to visit Germany’s biggest stadium - home to the famous ‘yellow wall’; take in the impressive interactive museum; take part in team-building exercises; play competitive fixtures against local opposition and watch the stars in action during a professional Bundesliga game. Players will also receive a branded BVB Puma training kit, as well as other merchandise and memorabilia. This unique training experience is exclusively available through Pro-Ex, so enquire today for a unique school football tour experience.
BVB’s ‘intense football experience’ is a unique and specially designed training programme. Your group will train daily at the exhibition field, in the shadow of the famous stadium. High-quality morning training, with the club’s top youth coaches, will be followed by afternoon activities, such as the stadium tour and visit to the museum, team-building and friendly fixtures. Below is a sample itinerary to give you an idea of what you and your team can do.
|Day 1||Arrive in Dortmund||Training with Borussia Dortmud||Dinner
|Day 2||Training with Borussia Dortmund||Lunch
Team Building Exercises with Borussia Dortmund
Match 1 vs. German Opposition
|Day 3||Training with Borussia Dortmund||Lunch
Club Museum and Karaoke
|Watch Live Bundesliga Action at Signal Iduna Park|
|Day 4||Training with Borussia Dortmund||Lunch
Stadium Tour & Club Shop Visit
Match 2 vs. German Opposition
|Day 5||Phantasialand Theme Park||Depart Germany|
TRYP Dortmund Hotel
The hotel offers a range of comfortable and well-equipped twin and double rooms. Students will usually be accommodated in twins and staff in twins or singles.
The hotel also has a restaurant which serves a variety of international dishes and a packed lunch service. Weather permitting you can also choose to make use of the lovely outside terrace.
DJH Kolping Dortmund
66 rooms are all equipped with shower / WC and TV, and 36 of these rooms have Internet access. Shared showers and toilets are available to all other rooms. Students will normally be accommodated in multi-bedded rooms and staff in twins or singles
Reception is manned 24 hours a day by the friendly hostel staff, who are happy to provide advice and assistance.
Borussia Dortmund, or BVB, are based in West Germany, not far from the borders with Holland and Belgium. They have a rich history, both domestically and internationally, having won 8 German Bundesliga’s; including back-to-back titles in 2011 and 2012; and 7 domestic cups. They were the first German team to win a European title in 1966 when they lifted the Cup Winners Cup, and have since added an Intercontinental Cup and the Champions League in 1997; a competition they came close to winning back in 2012 when they lost the final at Wembley to rivals Bayern Munich.
As well as Bayern, BVB share a fierce rivalry with near-neighbours Schalke. They play their home matches at Westfalenstadion (also known as ‘Signal Iduna Park’ due to its sponsors), which is Germany’s biggest stadium holding 80,720. They have the highest average attendance in European football at over 80,000; in fact, there is no bigger seasonal event in sports or entertainment with a bigger audience. The club’s mantra ‘intense football experience’ runs through every part of the club, but no more so than on match day with the South Bank holding nearly 25,000 excited fans, who form what’s fondly known as ‘the yellow wall’, famous for displaying intricate mosaics before kick-off to display images and messages of support for the team.
The current Dortmund squad includes the likes of Mats Hummels, Roman Weidenfeller, Erik Durm and Kevin Großkreutz all of whom travelled to Brazil as part of Germany’s 2014 World Cup winning squad.
Mario Götze (Bayern Munich) is another German star who has recently graduated from Borussia Dortmund’s fantastic academy; it was he who scored the winning goal in the World Cup final against Argentina!