European Invitationals

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Take your club on the trip of a lifetime, be hosted by a GAA Team on the continent and play in a mini tournament. Marathon Travel have a database of GAA Clubs across…


Take your club on the trip of a lifetime, be hosted by a GAA Team on the continent and play in a mini tournament. Marathon Travel have a database of GAA Clubs across Europe waiting to host your club in their home grounds. Experience the vastness of GAA culture across Europe in what will prove to be one of the best team building experiences available.

Marathon Travel’s Invitational Packages are perfect for all teams, seniors, juniors, men, women, competitive or social, and even a mix of everything. Let us know of any specific requirements and we will curate the perfect package for your team.

Travel to the likes of France, Switzerland, Germany and Finland and challenge a local GAA Team to the game of a life time. Contact us now by phone on  +353 1 475 5010 or by email to get the ball rolling.


Which countries can we visit as part of the European Invitationals?

Marathon Travel have a full database of GAA Clubs across Europe. Full List of Countries are listed below:

  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Russia
  • Slovakia
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland

Depending on your clubs requirements, age groups, teams and desired destination we will pair you with the perfect local club in your country of choice.

What is included in an GAA European Invitational Package?

Depending on your groups chosen destination and specific requirements whats included can vary. Below is the basic skeleton of our European Invitational Packages which can be added to should you require.

  • Return Flights from Ireland to Europe
  • Coach Transfers as required
  • Meet & Greet with Host Team
  • Training Session with Host Team
  • GAA Game / Tournament with Host Team
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfasts
  • Any Additional Tours / Activities Requested
  • Group Travel Insurance
  • Online Booking Facility
  • Dedicated Tour Manager during booking process and throughout tour.


Absolutely, Marathon Travel offer packages for both men’s, women’s and mixed teams across all disciplines and age groups. We tailor make our packages as per any specific requests made by the group.
Contact us now to receive a quote for your custom team tour. Email us on or call us on +353 1 475 5010 ext 4

How Many Nights is the Standard Package?

The duration of your tour is completely up to you, however we recommend a duration of between 3 – 5 Nights to ensure maximum enjoyment of the tour.

How Much is a European Invitational Package?

Our package prices vary depending on your team or clubs specific requirements. Price can vary when taking into account, where you wish to travel, how many people, what time of year and for how long you wish to stay for.

However on all tours we offer a deposit system to secure bookings and make payments easier for all who are travelling.

Email us your specific requirements now to or call us on +353 1 475 5010 ext 4 and we will be more than happy to assist.

Is there a specific age group for Invitationals?

No, our invitationals cater to all. When you inquire with us, we will get the details of the age group travelling and partner you with a club with teams of the same age.

Are there minimum numbers to travel?

Not intentionally but you will require having at least one full team travelling to be able to play against your EU counterparts. After that the more the merrier!


Once you have received your quote and are happy to proceed with your group booking we will create your personalized secure online booking and payment portal.

We can include your Team / club logo on the landing page.

We will then forward the group leader a link which can be forwarded to your members. Each person can then individually log in, book their place and make their payment. Saving you the hassle of collecting and dealing with cash!


Yes, 100%, our booking portal complies with all GDPR regulations and guidelines.

We use SAGEPAY as our payment system that is completely secure and safe for your group to use!

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