CERN School Trips

Prices from: £159 (Based on 2 Days) £184 (Based on 3 Days)

Bespoke School Trips to CERN and Geneva

CERN is the world's largest particle physics laboratory and recently made the Higgs Boson breakthrough, making this a truly memorable science school trip. We have organised inspirational school trips to CERN for thousands of UK students from schools across the UK and worldwide.

Booking with Adaptable Travel ensures you are booking with the most experienced and trusted CERN trips provider. Your school trip will be truly bespoke to the needs of your group, to Adaptable Travel your group is as unique as it is to you. We will be able to advise on how to make the most of your trip, how to take advantage of free public transport and some of our most popular accommodation options, including the Geneva Hostel amongst others.

Nestled along the banks of beautiful Lake Geneva, and set against the backdrop of the magnificent Alps is the city of Geneva. It is undeniably one of the most stunning cities in Europe, perfect for your next school trip. Lively, cosmopolitan and stylish, it offers world-class entertainment, restaurants, museums and boutiques. You can add additional science excursions to your trip including the History of Science Museum allowing students to explore a plethora of scientific instruments and science history. Explore the Microcosm Exhibition or the Natural History Museum. The United Nations and a boat trip on Lake Geneva are also popular options for our groups.

The group leader must organise visits to the CERN facility. We recommend enquiring to CERN well in advance as this is an extremely popular visit.

Contact Adaptable Travel today to start organising your school trip to CERN with the UKs most experienced CERN trip operator.

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Chocolate workshop wasn't really worth the travel so would probably skip next time in favour of something else but otherwise an excellent trip!
Confirmed traveller: 16 February 2020
Published on: 02 March 2020
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Worcester GB
This was an excellent trip. Our only concern was the bus company trnasferring us to and from the airport were late collecting us.
Confirmed traveller: 15 July 2019
Published on: 24 July 2019
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Alton GB
Central Hostel is fine but has no air con, is on a noisy street and it was extremely hot! Don't bother with Adaptable travel's hostel organised breakfast at local cafe, one small croissant, cuppa and juice was simply not enough for teenagers so we ended up buying more at Lidl! Note that your visit to CERN will include 2 venues on the site which you cannot choose...unfortunately ours included the data centre - an hour spent looking down on a big room full of computers being talked at extremely quickly by an was underwhelming. Free travel in Geneva is great and includes most of the boats too. Visit to United Nations was a highlight - would recommend.
Confirmed traveller: 24 June 2019
Published on: 09 August 2019
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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.

We will be happy to tailor make your school trip to CERN around your exact requirements.  Below is our most popular 3 day itinerary for CERN school trips (2 day and 4 day trips to CERN are also available):

DAY 1:

On arrival at Geneva Airport, transfer to your accommodation in Geneva, where you may have some free time to enjoy the city. We can organise evening activities such as an evening meal at the accommodation or bowling.


DAY 2:

Today visit the amazing CERN, which can easily be reached by the free public transport. Students will get to witness science in the making, by receiving a guided tour of some of the experiments taking place at CERN by a real scientist from CERN. The actual content of what you may see will be down to what is taking place at CERN at the time. In the afternoon, you can enjoy more science wonders including a visit to nearby Microcosm exhibition and History of Science Museum.


DAY 3:

Subject to flight times, you may have some free time. If you have free time, why not embark upon a boat cruise on Lake Geneva and take in some of the stunning scenery surrounding Geneva.

Geneva offers some superb visit opportunities for science groups - contact us today for more information and a free information pack.

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CERN Science Trips from £159 with Free activities & resources

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