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||
Visit to Coca-Cola Visitors Centre
Arrive in Brussels
Time to explore the town
|Check-in to accommodation in time for evening meal|
|Day 2||European Economic and Social Committee at the EU||
Visit to Autoworld
Arrive in Calais
|Arrival back at school|
This price includes:
- 1 night's half-board accommodation (breakfast and evening meal)
- Return executive coach travel
- Return Channel crossings
- Comprehensive travel and medical insurance
- VAT at current rates to Tour Operators
- Free staff place ratio 1:8
- Detailed information pack
- Itinerary planning service
- Motorway tolls and taxes
- Any other inclusions such as visits and excursions
- VAMOOS - our easy to use travel app
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.
Visit this traditional Belgian brewery to see how beer has been brewed for centuries. Red copper containers, barrels - some of them more than 100 years old - and walls of bottles constitute the scenery for your visit. You will get the chance to see the brewing, bottling and how barrels are cleaned. In summer, it may also be possible to view how fruit beers are made.
The National Bank of Belgium has had a museum since 1982, however, with a complete refurbishment in 2002, the museum now has double 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. Your groups will have a chance to learn about: the histo...
Proud of its experience and know-how in personalised chocolates, Concept Chocolate 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 the chocolaterie the specialist in personalised chocolate and packagin...
A tour of the Coca Cola factory includes a one hour interactive tour through the Visitors Centre and a one hour visit to the production and distribution centre. Beginning with a visit to a gymnasium where, in a challenging Coca-Cola quiz, two teams will compete for the honor of winning—and the most points. Choose between the Academy Allstars, a team that’s ready for every challen...
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.
Youth Hostel Leuven 'De Blauwput'
Students are accommodated in multi-bedded rooms and staff in twins. All rooms are en-suite and have lockers. Free WiFi is available in the common areas.
Breakfast is served every day, and the hostel also provides packed lunches and evening meals on request.
The hostel also has a lounge, garden, boardgames, fußball, TV corner, three meeting rooms for group activities, and a bar in which group leaders can relax during the evening.
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.