School Business Studies Trip to Brussels
Brussels has one of the most beautiful town squares in Europe. With a wide variety of nationalities, and both French and Dutch as official languages, there is a cosmopolitan flavour to its atmosphere. The city centre is crammed with picturesque medieval streets, lively squares, beautiful boulevards, impressive monuments and spacious parks. It is also the European capital and home to the council of ministers of the European Union. A city with so much to offer is bound to inspire students studying business, whilst also developing their understanding of European politics.
|Day 1||Depart school for ferry/Eurotunnel crossing||
Arrive in Brussels
Free leisure time to explore the Grand Place and the city centre
|Return to accommodation for evening meal|
|Day 2||Visit to the European Parliament for a presentation on the facilities and role of the parliament||
Before returning to the UK, the group will have the opportunity to visit the National Bank of Belgium for a themed presentation about 'money as a cultural phenomenon'
Depart Brussels late afternoon for ferry/Eurotunnel
|Arrival back at school|
This price includes:
- 3 nights' half-board accommodation
- Return executive coach travel (TV/video/WC/seatbelts)
- Return ferry crossings
- Free staff place ratio 1:18
- Detailed information pack
- Comprehensive travel and medical insurance
- Cost of group passport (youth groups)
- Itinerary planning service
- Motorway tolls and taxes
This museum is dedicated to the history of the automotive industry with five extraordinary automobile collections including a carriage used by Napoleon III, motorcycles, speedsters and interesting concept cars. The museum allows students to understand the automobile as a functional and symbolic object, the heights of performance which can be achieved and the limitations of an industrial society. F...
Information visits are organised for groups composed of a minimum of 20 people and a maximum of 45. Exceptionally, larger groups can be accepted on request.Visits last between one and two hours and include a general introduction by an EP official to the role and work of the European Parliament. This could be followed by a discussion with an MEP if parliamentary business allows.When the European Pa...
Visit this traditional Belgian brewery and see how beer has been brewed for centuries.The Van Roy-Cantillon family invites you to discover the fabulous world or brewing. Red copper containers, barrels, some of them more than 100 years old, and walls of bottles constitute the scenery for your visit. See the brewing or the bottling, how barrels are cleaned or how fruit beers are made in summer.
The National Bank has had a museum since 1982. In 2002 it was completely refurbished, resulting in a doubling of the exhibition space. The theme of “money” is the central feature. Care has been taken to provide a varied presentation throughout the 15 rooms, which is both interactive and educational, so that the museum can reach a very wide public. The following topics are covered: the history of m...
Proud of its experience and know-how in personalised chocolates, Chocolaterie Duval is delighted to offer you an opportunity to learn all about the art of chocolate making.Time-honoured production, natural products, 100% cocoa butter and respect for the great tradition of Belgian chocolate are the qualities that have made Chocolaterie DUVAL the specialist In personalised chocolate and packaging.Co...
Students will mostly be accommodated in 4 bedded rooms, and staff in twins or singles. There are toilets and showers on each floor, but nearly all the hostel's rooms are en-suite. Free WiFi is available.
Breakfast is served everyday, and both packed lunches and evening meals are available on request.
There is also an attractive inner courtyard, sitting corners and leisure rooms where students can watch TV or play board games. A meeting room and the dining hall may be booked for use without charge.
Although the reception is only open 0700-1000 and 1400-0100, groups have 24-hour access to the building once they have checked in. View on map
What our teachers had to say about this destination
Brussels is a compact city with lots for both sightseeing and more subject specific educational visits.