Switzerland Geography

Prices from: £549 (Based on 5 Days, 4 Nights)

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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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.
Confirmed traveller: 29 July 2016
Published on: 08 September 2016
The Aletsch Glacier - Glacier Landforms
The Aletsch Glacier is the longest glacier in Europe and... Read more
Glacier 3000 - Glacier Landforms and Tourism
Glacier 3000 is an alpine resort that offers an arr... Read more
Peak Walk – Glacier 3000
This newly constructed bridge is the only suspension bridge in the worl... Read more
Glacier Snow Bus – Glacier 3000
This is an amazing opportunity to take your students onto the gl... Read more
Alpine Coaster – Glacier 3000
Allowing speeds up to 40km/hour, this action packed adventure coas... Read more
The Grande-Eau River Basin (River processes)
The Rhone River basin encompasses 98,000 km2 of lan... Read more
Gruyere cheese factory
An industry visit to La Maison du Gruyère will guide students through t... Read more
Maison Cailler - Chocolate Factory
The Swiss are famous for many things, one of them is of cours... Read more
Lavey-les-Bains spa
This spa is one of the best in the whole of Switzerland, with superb facil... Read more
Bex Salt Mines
This industry visit allows students to learn about the primary industry of Salt... Read more
Limestone Caves: Grottes De Vallorbe
For millions of years the limestone layers were eroded by ... Read more
Renewable Energy Trail
This trail is dedicated to renewable energies, located at the top of th... Read more
Grand Dixence Dam Tour
Switzerland, with its abundance of water, is the European leader in the... Read more
Espace Ballon
Chateau-d’Oex is the world’s leading destination for hot air balloons, being hos... Read more
Le Chalet - Cheese Making Demonstration
Dressed in traditional costume, your group can witness t... Read more
Bowling - Chateau-d'Oex
The modern bowling alley in Chateau-d’Oex is a great place to enjoy an evening with your group.  There are 12 lanes plus arcade, games machines, pool tables and air hockey.
Electrobroc - Broc Electricity Facotry
Discover the world of electricity and sustainable development in a friendly and fun way. Your group will be accompanied by a guide as you explore the field of energy.
World Meteorological Organisation
World Meteorological Organization - a United Nations Special... Read more
Truemmelbach Falls
Part of the Lauterbrunnen Valley's 72 waterfalls, the Truemmelbach Falls ar... Read more

La Vieux Chalet (Chateau-d'Oex)

This is a fantastic sole occupancy accommodation choice, tried and tes... Read more

Hotel Central Residence, 4* (Leysin)

Probably one of the best school hotels in Switzerland, it was compl... Read more

Village Camps, Hostel (Leysin)

Village Camps has been built with school groups in mind, and offers comf... Read more

Destination Pack
To assist you with planning the most relevant and appropriate itinerary for your students, a Leisure & Learning destination pack complete with a full excursion list including curriculum area recommendations will be sent with every quote.

Combine This Tour

Why not combine your Switerland Geography tour with the Science department to visit CERN in Geneva?  Tthis would allow you to boost numbers and share organisation.

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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.

DAY 3:
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.

DAY 4:
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.

DAY 5:
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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