Geneva is known by physicists the world over for its ground-breaking and respected scientific centre, CERN, but that’s not all it’s famous for. It’s an international hub where many global organisations are based, it’s surrounded by beautiful landscapes, and, of course, it has some great Swiss food as well!
Many schools love to visit the striking European headquarters of the United Nations, which offers tours to discover the UN's global and historical significance. You can catch breathtaking views of Lake Geneva from the top of Mont Salève. You can also visit Swiss food manufacturers and have fun sampling the local flavours!
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If you’re looking for more Physics visits in Geneva, head to ‘School Trips to Geneva’ to take a look at our other popular itineraries.
Our Suggested Itinerary
Flight to Geneva and transfer by train to your accommodation.
Visit the Museum of Art and History, one of Switzerland’s most important museums, with a collection of over half a million objects.
Then, spend some free time in Geneva’s picturesque Old Quarter.
You’ll spend today at CERN (Conseil Européen pour la Recherche Nucléaire)!
Your visit will include the official guided tour and the chance to network with scientists over lunch in the CERN restaurant. You’ll also have the opportunity to visit the ‘Microcosm’ and ‘Universe of Particles’ exhibitions.
In the evening, enjoy a traditional Swiss fondue to the tune of a live folk band!
Start the day with a guided bike tour! You will cycle around the outskirts of Geneva and enjoy a guided tour of the Verbois Dam and SIG Energy Pavilion.
In the afternoon, see international democracy in action with a guided tour of the UN Palace of Nations.
Visit the Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum for a unique opportunity to study the history of the world’s largest humanitarian network.
Then, enjoy a pleasant mini-cruise on the spectacular Lake Geneva.
On your last morning, take the cable car to the top on Mont Salève and enjoy the spectacular views over Geneva and its lake
Flight back to the UK.
We organise lots of different CERN tours - if you'd like to make changes to our suggested itinerary, just Request a Quote and let us know your changes.
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