Situated along the banks of Lake Geneva at the foot of the Alps, Geneva sparkles as one of Europe's most beautiful cities and a fantastic study tour option for Science, Technology and Geography student groups. Home to several exciting educational study visits including the popular CERN facility whcih is within very easy reach, this is a unique destination where Science and Technology groups can experience a trip to remember.

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A Day at CERN

At CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, physicists and engineers use the world's largest and most complex instruments to study the basic constituents of matter – the fundamental particles. The particles are made to collide together at close to the speed of light. A group guided tour of CERN lasts about 3 hours and comprises an introduction followed by a film and visits to experimental areas and/or to an accelerat read more ...

The Museum of Natural History

Geneva’s favourite museum is 8,000 m2 in size and welcomes 250,000 visitors each year. Inside regional fauna is represented, along with mammals, birds, frogs, toads and insects too, and one whole floor is devoted to the Earth and the history of humankind. You are also invited to visit temporary exhibitions on future scientific challenges, current issues or environmental protection. The museums's mission is to manage, develop and read more ...

World Meteorological Organization

The UN system's authoritative voice on the state and behaviour of the Earth's atmosphere, its interaction with the oceans, the climate it produces and the resulting distribution of water resources.  Please contact our expert team at FHT today for prices and full details of this trip. 

United Nations

A one hour guide tour will give your group an insight into the history and the modern workings of the United Nations. The tour includes the Assembly Hall, other important chambers & rooms and an informative short film. Please contact our expert team at FHT for prices and full details of this trip.

SIG Energy Pavilion, Verbois Dam and Solar 3 Power Station Tour

The modern exhibition at the SIG Energy Pavilion tells the amazing story of electricity: the mysteries of its production, the ingenuity of its distribution and its impact on the environment. New renewable energy sources are presented in a practical through colourful explanations, films, models, and interactive activities The Dam is the largest source of electrical energy production in Geneva. Changes in the flow of the Rhone at the Seujet read more ...

Seujet Dam Guided Tour (90 mins)

The development includes a dam with two channels, a lock on the right bank and a hydroelectric factory on the left bank. The dam has three functions: control the level of Léman Lake, regulate the flow of the Rhône, and produce electricity. The works release stored water into the lake at times of high electricity consumption in the canton. The construction also includes a fish ladder with 21 pools and a passage for beavers. Ple read more ...

The History of Science Museum

Venture into the city’s scientific past and witness the origins of many ideas and breakthroughs. The museum displays an intriguing collection of scientific instruments from the 17th to the 19th century. This includes microscopes, telescopes, sundials, astrolabes and ornate globes.  The Museum hosts many permanent exhibitions including , The skies of mont Blanc Following the traces of Horace-Bénédict de Saussure, Th read more ...

Les Cheveniers Guided Tour (90 Mins)

The Cheveniers plant treats and recycles urban, agricultural, industrial and special waste according to the principles of sustainable development. Every year, the plant treats around 250,000 tons of waste. A third is waste from Geneva: 80,000 tons arrive by river boats on the Rhône every year. This mode of transport replaces 50 – 70 trucks by day. Please contact our expert team at FHT today for prices and full details of this t read more ...

Vessy Waterworks Guided Tour (90 mins)

The old waterworks at the Vessy site harbour numerous historic pieces including a hydraulic construction with a dam and sluice gates, pressure pumps for drinking water, a turbine group alternator and a diesel engine. The quality of the natural site, the buildings, the works of art and the machine park inspired its renovation in 2007. Please contact our expert team at FHT today for prices and full details of this trip. 

Bois-de-Bay Treatment Plant Guided Tour (90 mins)

Opened in April 2009, this water treatment plant treats wastewater from several regions and disposes the rejected water in the Allondon, a stream known for its organic qualities and beauty. The wastewater is treated in permanence to protect the quality of the river Rhône where the treated water ends up.


The Swiss capital still enchants its visitors with its charm and diverse attractions and events. Take a group study tour of Einstein’s House where he lived as he discovered the Relativity Theory. The Houses of Parliament, Cathedral, Rose Garden and the Historic clock tower (Zytglogge) with its moving figures, are also not to be missed. Our expert team at FHT Group Tours will be delighted to arrange a visit to Bern as part of your nex read more ...

Cultural Visits

Lake Geneva Cruise On this pleasurable 1 hour cruise on the lake, you will discover the main attractions of the shores of Lake Geneva: the stones of Niton, the water, the Black Harbour, Villa Diodati, the United Nations building, the castle of Bellerive, the little mermaid and many others. An opportunity to visit and admire the wealth of one of the most beautiful lakes in Europe. Cruise takes place from mid-February to mid-December. ht read more ...

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