Geneva Science: CERN

School tours

An opportunity to visit CERN the world’s largest particle physics research centre.

Highlights

  • Special guided tour of CERN
  • International cooperation at the UN Building
  • Red Cross and Red Crescent Headquarters
  • Boat trip on Lake Geneva
Typically £319 per student.
Based on a 3 day, 2 night tour for 20 students, travelling April 2018

What's included: 

  • Return flights
  • Full board accommodation
  • Insurance
  • 1 teacher place for every 10 students

Please note: Public transport is free of charge for groups staying in Geneva.

Suggested itinerary for School groups

Day 1

Flight to Geneva (approximately 1½ hours)
Transfer to accommodation using free public transport ticket. Own city sightseeing flight time permitting
Evening meal included

Day 2

Breakfast and packed lunch included
CERN visit
Late afternoon ICT Discovery visit
Evening meal included

Day 3

Breakfast and packed lunch included
Geneva Science Museum or UN Headquarters (flight time permitting)
Transfer to the airport using free transport ticket
Flight from Geneva to the UK

Visiting CERN engages students with Science allowing them to experience first-hand how scientists are trying to unravel the secrets of the universe.

Katharina Salzmann
Switzerland Tour Coordinator
Typically £319 per student.
Based on a 3 day, 2 night tour for 20 students, travelling April 2018

Promote this trip to students

We provide you with promotional materials to help you get your students excited about their trip.

Tips for Travelling Around Switzerland with Students

Public Transport

The excellent Public Transport system is a great way to get around the city and from the airport to your accommodation. Public transport is free of charge for groups staying in Geneva.

CERN visit

The educational visit to CERN must be arranged directly by the school. To secure availability visits must be made well in advance. Guided Tour Group Request Form: http://outreach.web.cern.ch/outreach/visites/groupes.html

Guides

Half or full day guides can be arranged on request.

Coaches

We can arrange coach hire for your party for visits outside the city.

Travelbound helps you every step of the way

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Raise awareness

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Prepare to go

Your dedicated Tour Co-ordinator does all the pre-tour administration for your trip

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Typically £319 per student.
Based on a 3 day, 2 night tour for 20 students, travelling April 2018