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Science & Technology trips to Geneva

Situated along the banks of Lake Geneva at the foot of the Alps, Geneva sparkles as one of Europe's most beautiful cities.

Home to several exciting educational visits including the popular CERN facility, this unique destination offers Science and Technology groups a chance to experience a range of internationally renowned facilities and museums. 

A day at CERN gives students the chance to tour the facilities, attend an introduction and film, plus an chance to explore experimental areas and an accelerator. Alongside CERN, there are an excellent variety of visits for Science & Technology students in Geneva, including The Museum of Natural History, World Meteorological Organisation and Seujet Dam Tour, plus many more. 

Why not visit Geneva for your next Science & Technology student trip, or take a look for more inspiration. Click to download full itinerary

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Itineraries

CERN

Day 1

Morning

Flight from UK to Geneva. Transfer to your accommodation, check-in and then on to the city centre

Afternoon

Optional visits include: A walk around the shore of Lac Léman taking in: • Jet d’Eau • Pont du Mont Blanc • Quai du Mont Blanc • Quai Wilson • Palais Wilson A visit to the Favarger Chocolate Factory - learn all about how their chocolate is made leave with a tasty souvenir

Day 2

Morning

A full day excursion to CERN - European Organization for Nuclear Research: (booked directly by the group) Guided Tour of the CERN facilities - each tour lasts about three hours and includes an introduction with a short film followed by a visit to one or two of the ground-level visit points Visit the two permanent exhibitions: • The "Universe of particles" exhibition is for visitors to confront the great questions of contemporary physics, currently being explored by the CERN via the LHC and other accelerators. • The Microcosm's exhibitions take visitors on a journey through CERN’s key installations. Follow the path of the particles from a bottle of Hydrogen, through the network of accelerators and on to collision inside vast experiments.

Evening

Bowling

Day 3

Morning

Optional visits include: A trip across Lac Léman by free yellow water taxi to visit: • The Old Town: • Parc des Bastions & Reformation Wall • St Pierre Cathedral • Jardin Anglais International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum – A guided tour of the permanent exhibitions allow visitors to explore three major challenges in today’s world: Defending Human Dignity; Restoring Family Reducing Natural Risks. Independent visits with audio guides are also possible The Natural History Museum - The permanent exhibition contains nearly 120 dioramas and almost a hundred species of birds, reptiles and amphibians and mammals living on Swiss soil, true icons of natural history museums.

Afternoon

Transfer to Geneva airport for your flight back to the UK

Accommodation

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