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 to see first-hand how the financial markets operate||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
- Return executive coach travel (TV/DVD/WC/seatbelts)
- Return ferry/Eurotunnel crossings
- Free staff place ratio 1:8
- Detailed information pack
- Comprehensive travel and medical insurance
- Free itinerary planning service
- Motorway tolls and taxes
The Mathematikum is a museum, located in Gießen, Germany, just North of Frankfurt, which offers a huge variety of mathematical hands-on exhibits. It opened its doors in November 2002. Since then, more than 500,000 visitors have been there. 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, rope...
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...
This is the best place to take in Frankfurt’s steel and glass skyline. Look out for Sir Norman Foster’s Commerzbank, at 259m city’s tallest building. Popular visit with all groups.
Visual phenomena and optical illusions, anything that confuses the eye and the brain, are the speciality of EXPLORA, the Frankfurt Science Centre. Located in a former world war bunker in the Nordend district, the Explora Museum provides an interesting visual experience with a range of optical illusions and interactive exhibits such as holograms, 3-D art and warped mirrors.
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...
Newly reopened after a two year refurbishment with a completely redesigned and now considerably larger exhibition. 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. Financial stability, which will b...
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
AO Hostel Frankfurt Galluswarte
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.
View on map
What our teachers had to say about this destination
I would recommend Frankfurt for any maths group.
Highly recommended, it is a beautiful town.