School Geography Trips to Switzerland

A land of snow-capped mountains and luscious, green pastures

  • Aguile di Midi
  • Swiss Cows
  • Switzerland
  • Trummelbach Falls
  • River Ramble
Witness some of nature’s greatest creations at work
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Where snow-capped mountains overlook lost valleys and chiselled glaciers neighbour luscious, green pastures, Switzerland is the very definition of rural beauty. Underneath its layer of scenic panoramas lies a country rich in geographical phenomena, where an expanse of cascading waterfalls, open plains and pristine lakes capture your inner explorer.

You’ll have the chance to develop your understanding of the physical environment with river and glaciated landscapes, as well as human geography. Just let the fold mountains unfold before you and witness some of nature’s greatest creations at work.

Accommodation

Popular places to stay in Switzerland

  • Located in the heart of the Col des Mosses
  • Nearby sports and leisure activities
  • Most rooms have balconies
  • Wi-Fi
  • Buffet-style restaurant
  • Dance floor in restaurant
  • Nearby sports and leisure activities
  • Wi-Fi
  • Enjoy the indoor pool and sports activities at the Swimming Pool Sports Centre located 100 metres away
  • Enjoy the Swiss views on the outdoor terrace
  • Tuck into a delicious meal at the panoramic restaurant
  • Located in the heart of Leysin
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Cinema room
  • Wi-Fi
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Sauna and gym
  • Cinema room
  • Games room with table tennis
  • Restaurant
  • Go for a swim in the indoor pool
  • Relax in the sauna and gym
  • Watch a film in the cinema room
  • Challenge your group to a game of table tennis
  • Enjoy a meal in the restaurant
  • 4-star hotel
  • Swimming pool located 100 metres from the hotel
  • Outdoor terrace
  • Wi-Fi
  • Swimming pool located 100 metres from the hotel at the Swimming Pool Sports Centre
  • Outdoor terrace
  • Panoramic restaurant and bar
  • Wi-Fi
  • Enjoy the indoor pool and sports activities at the Swimming Pool Sports Centre located 100 metres away
  • Enjoy the Swiss views on the outdoor terrace
  • Tuck into a delicious meal at the panoramic restaurant

Excursions in Switzerland

Browse a selection of our favourite excursions

Curriculum Information

KS3 and KS4 (or equivalent)

  • Curricular Links
    • Changing Places
    • Climate Change
    • Cold Environments
    • Ecosystems & Biodiversity
    • Geographical Skills
    • Glacial Systems & Landscapes
    • Global Governance
    • Globalisation & Global Systems
    • Natural Hazards
    • Plate Tectonics
    • Resource Management
    • River Systems & Landscapes
    • Rocks, Weathering & Soil
    • Tourism
    • Water Cycle
    • Weather & Climate

Additional Information

Your journey doesn’t have to end here! See what else we can offer to help you get the most out of your tour. From expert Field Study Tutors to our award-winning study resources, we’ll go above and beyond to support you and your students.

What our customers say

A tour packed full of adventures!

Mrs Rebecca Youens

Balfron High School

An excellent tour experience from the minute we were picked up to the minute we returned!

Mr Ross McIntyre

Beath High School

Another fantastic and unforgettable trip and an experience which will live long in the memories of all involved for all the right reasons.

Mr R Harnden

Stromness Academy

FAQs about this tour

Find the answers to some of our most frequently asked questions.

  • Do you provide risk assessments for the visits you offer?

    You can download our Generic Risk Management Handbook which will help you complete your risk assessment for your school or Local Authority. The aim of the handbook is to provide all tour leaders with supportive suggestions to help raise awareness to risk, suggest control measures to help mitigate the risk and manage risk pro-actively. For further assistance, please speak to a member of our team who will be happy to help.

  • Can I talk to Rayburn Tours whilst out on tour?

    Yes, a 24-hour emergency phone number will be provided in your final documents pack and one of our experienced members of staff will be happy to help with any problems you have whilst out on tour.

  • Are seatbelts provided on foreign coaches?

    This depends on the country where you are visiting and their local laws. However, we will always endeavour to use coach companies who use coaches fitted with seatbelts.

  • What do I need to do to ensure safe travel for my group?

    Information is available from your Local Authority on what is expected from party leaders on a trip. In addition, we are happy to assist you in ensuring that you have all of the necessary information to successfully assess risks and ensure a safe trip for you and your group. Further advice and information can be found on the OEAP National Guidance website.

School Geography Trips to Switzerland

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Your safety is of the utmost importance to us and we monitor the safety aspects of all of our tours to ensure you have a memorable experience for all the right reasons.

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