Science/CERN Trip to Geneva

We're delighted to offer this unique science tour based in Geneva, Switzerland, featuring a visit to CERN, the European organisation for Nuclear Research. CERN operates the world's largest particle Physics laboratory and employs nearly 8,000 scientists and engineers representing 608 universities and research facilities.

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"Visiting CERN, the United Nations and the Red Cross had a number of cross-curricular benefits. The pupils all loved both. We also visited the Botanical Gardens before the UN as...

Theresa, Physics teacher, Perth and Kinross

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"Inspirational with attention to detail. Fantastic. Rob was very proactive and went above and beyond in helping us plan and run the trip."

Ryan, Teacher of Physics, London

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"The benefits for students was experiencing another country, appreciation of humanitarian work and appreciation of a working laboratory and the international cooperation of scientists."

Joe, Physics Teacher, Isle of Wight

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"I give it 5 out of 5. The students particularly enjoyed the visit to CERN, where they were able to see for themselves the facilities at CERN, which links in...

Tom, Teacher of Physics, Staffordshire

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"I was impressed with Isabel sorting out the hostel availability at the start, and dealing with the excursions and with Robert being completely on it."

Alexandra, Head of Physics, London

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"Overall it was a well-organised tour which gave the students a fantastic experience and the opportunity to visit one of the leading Science establishments in the world."

Tom, Teacher of Physics, Staffordshire

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"The location of the ‘science museum’ was simply brilliant, Near the lake and plenty of outside space to walk around. The students were fascinated by the museum."

Mehdi, Teacher of Physics, Surrey

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"Good location for access to lake and to CERN. Located close to amenities and to the lake."

Jeremy, Teacher of Physics, Buckinghamshire

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“The boys study particle physics in year 12 – this trip fully supports the curriculum.”

Alexandra, Head of Physics, London

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“The group were sixth form Physicists, so the visit to CERN and the Dam were very highly relevant.”

Mehdi, Teacher of Physics, Surrey

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“It was good to get boys out seeing real Physics happening and them interacting with real scientists and engineers. The highlight was our visit to Cern.”

Mark, Head of Physics, Kent

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“[The highlight] was the visit to CERN. The students also benefitted from group work, bonding and general knowledge.”

Maja, Head of Physics, London

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“I found the staff to be most kind, considerate and willing to deal with my requirements in a professional, speedy and considerate manner.”

Mehdi, Teacher of Physics, Kingston

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Visits

  • Day trip to Lake Geneva - Enjoy boat trip on this magnificent, picturesque lake that border both France and Switzerland.
  • United Nations Building - A guided tour will take your through a number of important and fascinating building, where many important Human Rights activities take place.
  • Jet D'eau - This magnificent 100m high fountain makes a real impact on those that view it. You can also visit the machinery below ground that makes the fountain spring into life.
  • The Flower Clock - This beautiful, 5m clock was constructed in 1955 as a symbol of the city’s watchmaker history, and can be found on the edge of the Jardin Anglais.

Sample Itinerary

Day One

Depart school for travel to Geneva. Transfer to accommodation and enjoy time to explore the local area.

Day Two

Morning sightseeing in Geneva, with a chance to visit Saint Peter's Cathedral or the Place Neuve. Afternoon visit to the Red Cross museum.

Day Three

A day at CERN, including a guided tour of its exhibitions, experimental areas and other facilities. An evening of bowling.

Day Four

Day spent on Geneva's beautiful lakefront. Morning visit to the see the popular 450ft high Jet D'eau machinery (water fountain). Take a river trip and stroll across Mont-Blanc Bridge to see Geneva's famous Flower Clock.

Day Five

Morning free for final sightseeing before travelling back to school.

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