School Business Studies Trip to Frankfurt
Visit Frankfurt, the beating heart of the German economy, financial centre of the Eurozone and home to the German Stock Exchange.
This historic city on the banks of the Main has some of the highest, most avant-garde skyscrapers in Europe as well as some beautifully well maintained older buildings. Frankfurt is dominated by the presence of major banks, stock exchanges and a number of large financial institutions. There are also plenty of opportunities to see behind the scenes of many of the city's most iconic landmarks, including the Goethe House, Main Tower and the Commerzbank-Arena Football Stadium.
|Day 1||Depart school for ferry/Eurotunnel crossing||Arrive in Frankfurt, check in to accommodation|
Visit the German Stock Exchange for a guided tour, followed by free time to visit the gallery
|Visit the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung newspaper, followed by a trip to the printing house||Evening meal at accommodation|
|Day 3||Visit the Opel car production plant in Russelsheim||Visit the European Central Bank||Evening meal at accommodation|
|Day 4||Depart Frankfurt for ferry/Eurotunnel crossing||Arrive back at school|
This price includes:
- 3 nights' half-board accommodation (breakfast and evening meal)
- Return executive coach travel
- Return Channel crossings
- Free staff place ratio 1:8
- Comprehensive travel and medical insurance
- VAT at current rates to Tour Operators
- Detailed information pack
- Itinerary planning service
- Motorway tolls and taxes
- VAMOOS - our easy to use travel app
Europe’s most modern car factory is a great, hands-on experience. Branded as Opel Live, a visit to the plant begins with a short introductory film charting Opel’s history, before going on to the factory floor itself. Home to the Vectra, the Rüsselsheim plant has a capacity of 270,000 units and employs up to 20,000 people.
Visit the ECB Visitor Centre to find out about monetary policy, financial stability, banking supervision, payment systems, the euro and Europe through a combination of text, visual and interactive elements. Learn more about the ECB’s role as the monetary policy authority behind the Euro – the single currency of 19 EU countries – and what they do to keep banks safe, both insi...
When one thinks of the stock exchange the picture is of turbulent floor trading with wildly gesticulating traders who communicate and make deals via hand signals and shouting. Today, although more than 90 percent of exchange turnover is handled via fully electronic and location-independent trading systems, it is still worth taking a look at traditional floor trading. The Frankfurt Stock Exchange ...
Discover the world of Asbach in Rüdesheim on the romantic Rhine. The entertaining and informative multi-vision show provides you with fascinating details about the company and the production of Asbach. A visit to the shop is a perfect way to round off your visit.
At the Money Museum, visitors walking around the museum will visit four themed areas in turn: cash, book money, monetary policy and global money. The cash area will explain payments, discuss the role of banks and give an insight into the new world of banking supervision. One of the highlights in the global money section will be the "banknote swarm," a glass wall several square ...
The Waldstadion, or Commerzbank-Arena, is a 52,300 seat stadium and is home to Eintracht Frankfurt. The Waldstadion was first opened in 1925 and during World War II it was used for political events of the Nazi Party. The stadium was completely rennovated in 2005 and used as a host venue for the 2006 World Cup. Guided tours are offered allowing you to take a glimpse behind the scenes of...
JH Frankfurt - Haus der Jugend
YH Frankfurt is a excellent modern hostel a short distance from the city centre.
Students are accommodated in multi-bedded rooms, some of which are en-suite. Staff are accommodated in en-suite twin rooms. Rooms are equipped with lockers in which to store valuables, and padlocks may be rented for a fee.
Breakfast is served every day, and groups may also have lunch and dinner in the hostel's restaurant on request.
Among the hostel's many amenities are free WiFi in public areas, foosball, billiards, a courtyard with a ping-pong area, luggage storage, seminar rooms for group activities, a TV area, and a cafe for snacks outside of mealtimes.
AO Hostel Frankfurt Galluswarte
This A&O hostel is modern and well located, close to the central railway station in Frankfurt.
Groups are generally accommodated in multi-bedded rooms and staff in twin rooms. All rooms have a separate shower and toilet.
The hostel also has an internet café, a games room and a TV lounge.
What our teachers had to say about this destination
Highly recommended, it is a beautiful town.