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 for your students 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 Frankfurt, move into accommodation|
Drive to the German Stock Exchange for a guided tour and introduction to the basics of trading
Free time to visit the gallery.
|Visit the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung newspaper, followed by a trip to the printing house||Return to accommodation for evening meal|
|Day 3||Visit the Opel car production plant in Russelsheim (from €3.50)||Visit the European Central Bank and learn about the ECB and its role and functions (free)||Return to accommodation for evening meal|
|Day 4||Depart Frankfurt for ferry/ Eurotunnel crossing||Arrival back at school|
This price includes:
- 3 nights' half-board accommodation
- Return executive coach travel (TV/video/WC/seatbelts)
- Return ferry/Eurotunnel crossings
- Free staff place ratio 1:8
- Detailed information pack
- Comprehensive travel and medical insurance
- Cost of group passport (youth groups)
- Free itinerary planning service
- Motorway tolls and taxes
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.Please note for groups travelling by air the Opel Factory can be reached by S...
Inside or outside the Eurozone, the European Central Bank is the nerve-centre of Europe’s economy. The ECB welcomes school groups from across Europe for presentations on the Euro, the structure of the ECB and its role in the new Europe. A unique opportunity to gain a glimpse behind the scenes of the European economy.
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. This is the impression you get from the movies. 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...
Discover the world of Asbach in Rüdesheim on the romantic Rhine (63km from Frankfurt - about 50mins). The entertaining and informative multi-vision show provides you with fascinating details about the company and the production of Asbach. A visit to the Asbach Shop is a perfect way to round off your visit. Free Admission. (no tasting!)
Europe’s leading sportswear manufacturer still produces football boots such as the "Copa Mundial" and the "World Cup" at its original site at Scheinfeld, around 100 miles from Frankfurt. With a "made to measure" division that produce the boots for David Beckham and Michael Ballack, guided tours of the factory are offered, together with a chance to visit an exhibition on its history. Topping the vi...
Money plays an important role in every area of our lives. But only stable money is good money. The Money Museum of the Deutsche Bundesbank shows the fascinating world of monetary and foreign exchange policy and offers an introduction to the history of money.See how coins and banknotes are made. Find out what functions money performs. Try your hand at controlling the money stock. Can you achieve pr...
Visit to Deutsche Bank headquarters. Visitors can choose from a variety of presentations covering a wide range of banking topics. After a short video presentation which includes the possibility of a discussion on the topic covered, guests may also visit Deutsche Bank's trading floor. The Deutsche Bank Dialogue team also offers tailor-made presentations for school groups on the basics of banking, i...
The Waldstadion (official name: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 t...
JH Frankfurt - Haus der Jugend
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 ping-pong area, luggage storage, seminar rooms for group activities, a TV area, and a cafe for snacks outside of mealtimes. View on map
Meininger Hotel Frankfurt
AO Hostel Frankfurt Galluswarte
Groups are generally accommodated in multibedded 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.
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What our teachers had to say about this destination
Highly recommended, it is a beautiful town.