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Science school trip to Switzerland CERN

An inspiring trip to CERN and the Large Hadron Collider will educate your science students on one of the most ambitious scientific experiments ever undertaken.

  • Key stage 4 - 16+
  • Year round

See the large Hadron Collider on a school trip to Geneva, Switzerland

A short trip to Geneva, Switzerland is sure to leave a lasting impact on budding science students. Home to CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, it is among the most esteemed centres for scientific development and research in the world. On a guided tour your group will don safety helmets and be led around the centre by an expert and even get up close and personal to the Large Hadron Collider! There's also a great set of permanent exhibitions where students can learn about particles and the experiments conducted by the Large Hadron Collider.

While in Geneva, our science groups also take a guided tour of the United Nations Offices. You'll see anything from the Assembly Hall, and the Human Rights and Alliance of Civilizations Room to the Council Chamber, where negotiations take place. Your guide will also inform your group about the latest developments at the UN in Geneva. Get in touch today to get a bespoke quote for your science school trip.

We can tailor your itinerary to your unique learning requirements, please contact us for a bespoke quote.

Day 1

  • Depart school
  • Arrive in Geneva
  • Free time to explore the city
  • Pizza evening

Day 2

  • United Nations guided tour
  • CERN guided tour
  • Bowling evening

Day 3

  • Depart
  • Arrive back at school
CERN group tour
CERN guided tour
United Nations Geneva
United Nations guided tour
CERN group tour

CERN guided tour

On a guided tour your group will don safety helmets and be led around the centre by an expert and even get up close and personal to the Large Hadron Collider! There's also a great set of permanent exhibitions where students can learn about particles and the experiments conducted by the Large Hadron Collider.

United Nations Geneva

United Nations guided tour

On your guided tour, you'll see anything from the Assembly Hall, and the Human Rights and Alliance of Civilizations Room to the Council Chamber, where negotiations take place. Your guide will also inform your group about the latest developments at the UN in Geneva.

Bowling
Bowling
Bowling

Bowling

A fun way to spend an evening is at a local bowling alley. Split into teams and aim for that strike!

Our European school trips include:

  • Board and lodging as specified in your itinerary
  • A detailed itinerary with pre-booked excursions
  • German language activity workbook (for language groups)
  • Your choice of return travel; coach travel, with ferry crossing, applicable tolls and taxes included, or return flights and overseas transfers
  • Free teacher to student ratio approx 1:8 (coach trips) / approx 1:10 (air groups)
  • 24-hour emergency support
  • Comprehensive travel insurance
  • Assistance with inspection visits

Extras to budget for:

  • School to airport transfers and meals en route (if required)
  • Visa charges and supplements for small parties, single rooms and additional adults
  • Local tourist taxes which can only be paid in cash to the hotel
  • Entrances other than those specified in your itinerary
  • Hotel damage deposits

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