- Really great trip. The Vieux Chalet was brilliant place for us to stay, beautiful village, great host (Andre) and the day trips we did in Switzerland were great (Glacier 3000, Cheese visit, Dam). Great trip.
Published on: 08 September 2016
For your next Geography study trip, Adaptable Travel have a wonderful package to the incredible Swiss Alps for you to consider.
Home to some of the most beutiful and dramatic scenery in the world, Switzerland is the perfect destination in which to study geography on your nexyt study trip. With some fantastic mountains, glaciers and natural wonders to explore, in addition to issues of sustainability and energy, Switzerland is near the top of most geographers destinations. From glaciation to fluvial processes, to human geography and tourism to tectonics - Switzerland offers it all.
A trip to beautiful Switzerland can not only provide field studies techniques and case study material for exams, but it will undoubtedly offer inspirational experiences and lasting memories for years to come.
Contact Adaptable Travel today to start working with our friendly, expert team on your next geography study trip to Switzerland.
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It is possible to travel by coach or air from the UK to Switzerland. For this itinerary, we recommend travel by coach.
DAY 1 & 2:
Travel by coach from your institute. You will be based in the Alpine ski resort of Leysin or Chateau-d’Oex.
Today you will focus on the classification and characteristics of industry, with a visit to Bex Salt Mine in the primary sector and Cailler Chocolate Factory in the secondary sector.
In the morning travel by coach to the alpine village of Les diablerets for a ramble along the Grand Eau river to investigate river processes and floodplain management. In the afternoon, head over to the Berneuse Mountains to consider the mountain environment; its formation, land uses and hazards.
Visit the Langgletscher glacier, a UNESCO World heritage site. Today’s visit will allow students to study a classic glacial valley with its typical glacial landforms and unique ecology. There is an opportunity to go glacier walking with guide and special equipment to get up-close with the glacier.
DAY 6 & 7:
Depart accommodation and travel overnight to return back to your institute.
This is a suggested itinerary only and we are happy to work with you to develop a suitable packages for your group. Contact Adaptable Travel today to start organising your next study trip.
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