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History, Government & Politics Trips to Geneva

From £239.00

Overview
Reasons to Visit
Popular Itinerary
Places to Stay
What You Say
  • Overview

    For various reasons – its famed neutrality, its location in the centre of Europe – Geneva is the seat of many international organisations.   The outstanding International Red Cross Museum is unmissable for its moving and sometimes shocking permanent exhibition which charts the vital humanitarian work carried out by the organisation for the past 150 years. Combine this with a guided tour of the Palais des Nations, the European seat of the United Nations, to offer your students an insight into how the biggest issues facing the world today are tackled. 

    Take a sightseeing boat cruise around Lake Geneva to view it’s most recognisable landmark the jet d’eau or sample a Swiss institution; the Fondue will provide your students with a great trip that both inspires them and showcases this stunning and cosmopolitan city.

     

  • Reasons to Visit
    1. International Museum of the Red Cross

      Discover the fascinating history of the world's first humanitarian organisation. Photos, films, objects and documents are presented through audio-visual displays and computers. The unique setting of the “Today” area plunges you into the thick of current actions and gives you access to the latest news from the field.

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    2. The Palais des Nations

      The European headquarters of the United Nations have become the centre of world diplomacy. Under the dome of Human Rights and on the Place des Nations, standing in front of the monumental “Broken Chair”, you are reminded of Geneva’s contribution to peace and freedom. This popular tour allows you to see The Assembly Hall, The Council Chamber and a film on the activities and objectives of the UN office in Geneva.

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  • Popular Itinerary

     

    Day 1 

    Morning: Depart UK airport for flight to Geneva

    Afternoon: Transfer and Check in to your accommodation with free time to explore the city  

    Evening:  Sightseeing cruise on Lake Geneva and evening meal.

    Day 2

    Morning: Guided tour of the UN: Palais des Nations

    Afternoon: Visit to the International Red Cross Museum

    Evening: Fondue evening meal.

    Day 3 

    Morning: Visit Chocolaterie Stettler

    Afternoon: Transfer to airport for return flight

    Evening: Arrive UK


     

  • Places to stay
    • Geneva Youth Hostel

      Set close to Lake Geneva, the hostel is approximately 1km from the city centre. There is easy access to the old town as well as many museums and galleries -2-6 bedded rooms -TV room -Conference room -internet access

  • What you say

    The Red Cross museum is fantastic - a must for any school trip going

    Bishop Thomas Grant School - July 2017

     

    Really happy with the service, everything was clear and we were able to complete trip without a hitch.

    The Sweyne Park School - Dec 2016

     

    At every stage your staff were extremely helpful and knowledgeable

    Nottingham High School - Dec 2016

     

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