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A science school trip to Cologne offers your students the opportunity to enjoy a wealth of science-themed visits within the city itself and the surrounding region!
Spend a day getting hands-on at the German Aerospace Centre School Lab, where your students can carry out experiments covering areas such as comet simulation, gravitation biology, solar water purification and microgravity with DLR scientists.
Other highlights include the Neanderthal Museum, the Sea Life Centre at Konigswinter, the Odysseum Science Adventure Park and the Eifel Volcano Park – home to the highest cold water geyser in the world. And don’t miss the opportunity to see physics in action at Phantasialand, Germany’s best theme park!
AfternoonTravel from the UK
EveningArrive in time for evening meal
Full-day visit to German Aerospace Centre School Lab
Evening meal in accommodation followed by bowling
MorningVisit to Odysseum Science Adventure Park
AfternoonVisit to Sea Life Centre, Königswinter followed by a boat trip up the Rhine to Bonn
EveningEvening meal in accommodation followed by swimming at Aqualand
Visit to Phantasialand and explore the physics of rollercoasters
Evening meal in accommodation followed by disco night
AfternoonTravel back to UK
- 4 nights' half-board accommodation
- Comprehensive travel and medical insurance
- Detailed information pack
- Free staff place ratio 1:8
- Itinerary planning service
- Motorway tolls and taxes
- Return Channel crossings
- Return executive coach travel
- Vamoos travel app - giving you access to all your trip documents on your phone or tablet
- VAT at current rate to tour operators
The Andernach Geyser is the highest cold water geyser in the world, reaching up to 60 me…
Aquazoo - Löbbecke Museum
The Löbbecke Museum and Aquarium is home to over 550 species of fish, reptiles,…
The Arithmeum offers its visitors the chance to experience the learning and understanding…
Cologne Zoo has more than 500 species of animals from all continents and oceans of …
German Aerospace Center (DLR) School Lab Köln
The German Aerospace Center (DLR) is one of Europe's largest and most modern research ins…
One of the most popular and most modern museums of Europe is situated on the ground where …
Odysseum Adventure Science Park
The Odysseum Cologne opens up a whole world of science adventures. Visitors go on a jour…
How does electricity work? How is lightning created? What does radioactivity look like?…
Sea Life Centre Königswinter
The fantastically decorated, Sea Life Königswinter is the habitat of starry smoo…
Who hasn't always wanted to fly to far-away galaxies in the Starship Enterprise like…
Vulkanpark (Volcano Park)
Explore the explosive world of the Vulkaneifel, a volcanic region at the heart of Germa…
Chocolate Museum (Imhoff-Stollwerck)
Quite simply this is one of the best attractions in Cologne! The first part of the exhibi…
Köln Cathedral took more than six hundred years to build, but when it was finally comple…
Köln-Düsseldorfer (KD) Boat Trip
Köln-Düsseldorfer Line’s river cruises offer a unique perspective on two of Germany’s most…
Phantasialand is one of Europe’s top entertainment parks. Situated in Brühl …
After a complete renovation this former office building welcomes you with its modern and friendly features. A&O hostel Cologne is well located in the southern part of the town, from here you can visit the Cologne Cathedral or enjoy a trip on the River Rhine. All the important sights are within easy reach.
The hostel offers modern, comfortable rooms; students will be accommodated in multi-bedded rooms and staff in twins. There is an internet corner, souvenir shop, bar, tv area, games, table football etc. This hostel also offers access to a teachers' lounge.
With its modern, fashionable décor, Köln-Deutz Youth Hostel welcomes increasing numbers of groups each year.
Students are accommodated in multi-bedded rooms, and staff in twins (for single rooms, a supplement applies). All rooms are en-suite and WiFi is available in the reception area.
Seminar rooms, games rooms, table tennis and a disco make this youth centre a favourite among school groups.
This accommodation has 116 rooms with a total of 369 beds. Students will be accommodated in multi-bedded rooms and staff in twins. If single rooms are required please let us know as soon as possible as a single room supplement will apply.
All rooms have a shower, WC and individual lockers. There are conference and seminar rooms, a bistro with television and a disco/party room.
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