Geography School & College Tours to Geneva
Geneva is a great base for groups wanting to explore the stunning and contrasting landscape of the French Alps. Take students out of the classroom and onto the mountains for a unique opportunity for geography school groups to have a field work study tour of their lifetime. By putting students in contact with such a great variety of study areas will both inspire and enhance their knowledge. Groups can get first-hand experience in studying dry ski slopes, rivers and gorges formations to name just a few subject options. Geography students really will be spoilt for choice with a school trip to such a stunning and interesting region.
- Gorges du Fier, Chamonix - Visit the ice caves.
- Barrage d'Emosson -Visit this impressive water dam surrounded by stunning views.
- Glacier trek - Located in la Grave, close to Montgenevre.
- Mer de Glace, Chamonix - The Mer de Glace is the largest glacier in France, 7kms long and 200m deep. Reachable by the Montenvers Train, you will also have the opportunity to take the cable car down to the ice grotto.
- Gorges du pont du Diable - The Pont du Diable is a bridge over an incredible gorge with stunning shaded colours amid a forest. Partly underground, it is gouged into grey marble creating a link between the Leman's Lake area and the Chablais Massifs.
- Ideal opportunity to study a glaciated landscape and its associated landforms
- Study the impact of glaciation on river landscapes, and the erosional processes that form glacial features
- Study some of the human uses of glaciated areas e.g. tourism, leisure, recreation and hydroelectric power
- Experience at first hand natural physical geographical phenomena
- See how geographical phenomena affect the lifestyles and environment of the people who live there
- Develop a range of geographic fieldwork techniques