School Mathematics Trip to Frankfurt
Bring maths to life for your students with a visit to Frankfurt - the economic capital of Europe!
Visit Frankfurt: the beating heart of the German economy, the financial centre of the Eurozone and the home of the German Stock Exchange. Located in nearby Gießen is Mathematikum, Germany's only dedicated maths museum. Explore maths outside of the classroom with your students and experience the fun side of mathematics through more than 100 interactive exhibits. This is the ideal destination for a school maths tour.
|Day 1||Departure from school||Arrive in Frankfurt, check in to YH and dinner|
|Day 2||Visit Mathematikum in Gießen||Visit the Explora Museum of Science & Technology.||Dinner in accommodation|
|Day 3||Visit the Stock Exchange||Take a ride to the top of the Main Tower, the best place to take in Frankfurt’s steel and glass skyline - look out for Sir Norman Foster’s Commerzbank, which at 259m is the city’s tallest building||Dinner in accommodation|
|Day 4||Depart accommodation and return to Calais||Arrive back at school|
This price includes:
- 3 nights' 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
- VAMOOS - our easy to use travel app
The Mathematikum is a museum, located in Gießen, Germany, just North of Frankfurt, which offers a huge variety of mathematical hands-on exhibits. Check out the fun side of mathematics through more than 100 interactive exhibits on three floors. How can a bridge be contructed not using any nails, glue, ropes or other tools? How is rolling a dice related to Mozart's compositions? All ...
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 ...
One of Frankfurt's most popular attractions, this is the best place to take in the city's steel and glass skyline. Look out for Sir Norman Foster’s Commerzbank which, standing at 259 metres, is Frankfurt's tallest building!
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 metre...
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 this...
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
Frankfurt has always been a destination that offers our students learning opportunities with every excursion we went on. I would encourage any school looking to do some Maths to choose Frankfurt.
I would recommend Frankfurt for any maths group.
Highly recommended, it is a beautiful town.