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School Science Trip to Geneva

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Visit CERN on your science school trip to Geneva, to explore the world’s largest particle physics laboratory!

Switzerland is a fantastic destination for a science school trip. A morning spent touring CERN will leave your students inspired and with a thirst to learn more about the fascinating world of particle physics.The History of Science Museum is another fantastic activity for science groups, where your students will gain a fascinating insight into the city’s scientific past.

Other highly recommended visits include the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum, as well as a boat trip on Lake Geneva, which is a great way to enjoy the fabulous scenery that this exciting destination has to offer.

Suggested Itinerary (3 days, 2 nights)

Day 1/3

Morning

Morning

Flight to Geneva

Afternoon

Afternoon

Check in to accommodation

Free time to explore Geneva

Evening

Evening

Evening meal

Day 2/3

Morning

Morning

Tour of CERN

Afternoon

Afternoon

Tour of the Palais des Nations - the UN's home in Geneva

Evening

Evening

Evening meal

Day 3/3

Morning

Morning

Free time for shopping and sightseeing

Afternoon

Afternoon

Flight back to UK

What's included?

  • tick icon2 nights' bed and breakfast accommodation
  • tick iconComprehensive travel and medical insurance
  • tick iconDetailed information pack
  • tick iconFree staff place ratio 1:10
  • tick iconItinerary planning service
  • tick iconPublic transport pass for duration of stay
  • tick iconReturn air travel inclusive of tax
  • tick iconVAT

Educational activities and visits

CERN

CERN

CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, is one of the world’s largest and most respected centres for scientific research.… Read More

History of Science Museum

History of Science Museum

The History of Science Museum is a must-see on a science school trip to Geneva!

Here, your students will see a… Read More

International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum

International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum

Three internationally acclaimed architects from different cultural backgrounds combined their talents to design the exhibition organized around three different themes:… Read More

Patek Philippe Museum

Patek Philippe Museum

Patek Phillippe is a Geneva-based firm of master watchmakers that was founded in the city in 1839.

At the Patek Philippe… Read More

United Nations

United Nations

The United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG) has more than 1,600 staff, andis the biggest United Nations duty station outside… Read More

Cultural activities and visits

Boat Cruise on Lake Geneva

Boat Cruise on Lake Geneva

The Lake of Geneva, nestled amidst the Alps is a true inland sea making possible a wide range of cruises:… Read More

Jet d'eau (water foutain)

Jet d'eau (water foutain)

Originally a simple security valve at the Coulouvrenière hydraulic factory this water fountain has, over the years, grown to be… Read More

Accommodation

Youth Hostel Geneva
Youth Hostel Geneva

The Geneva Youth Hostel is located in the heart of the Pâquis area. It is an ideal setting, close to the main train station, Lake Geneva, the parks, the UNO and the Red Cross Museum.Students are accommodated in multi-bedded rooms, some of which are en-suite. There are rooms available for use with TV and games. A 'Geneva Transport Card' for public transport is included in the price for each guest, this card can be used on all public transport in Geneva (bus, trams, trains and boats) for the duration of your stay.

Supporting you every step of the way

1 Creating Your Perfect Trip

We'll tailor make your school trip to meet your specific requirements

2 Launching your trip to parents and students

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3 After you've booked

Your dedicated Itinerary Coordinator will work with you on the finer details of your trip

4 While you're away

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5 After your trip

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Need help?

Rachael McLoughlin — Tour Adviser

Don’t hesitate to contact me for any advice or further information on how your school trip can be tailored to your requirements.

Rachael McLoughlin
Washington was amazing, a great city with plenty to do for staff and pupils. — Ercall Wood Technology College, October 2019

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  • Your school trip will be fully financially protected
  • Your group’s safety will be prioritised
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As an Assured Member of the School Travel Forum (STF) we have an effective Safety Management System in place.

As well as reassuring you that your group's safety will be prioritised at all times, this will also help you to meet your due diligence and reduces the amount of External Provider paperwork required.

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Our ABTA bond means all our school trips are financially protected. Plus, all air tours and flights arranged by us are also ATOL protected.

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The Halsbury Difference

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