As one of Germany’s largest cities, Cologne has been growing in popularity as a location for student tours. It has more than thirty museums and hundreds of galleries as well as hosts a number of trade shows throughout the year. Besides this, Cologne Cathedral is one of the most impressive Roman Catholic churches in the world and is Germany’s most visited landmark. Teachers of many disciplines are sure to keep their students engaged with a visit to this city.
Brussels, the capital of Belgium, is home to the headquarters of both the European Union as well as NATO and has been considered the heartland of Europe. The Grand Place or central square contains Brussels Town Hall, King’s House along with other fine examples of Belgium architecture and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. School tours to Brussels can fit a variety of subject areas and is just a short distance away.
Evening: Departure from your school and overnight travel to Cologne by coach.
Morning: Arrival outside of Cologne for breakfast stop before arriving near Cologne Cathedral for start of walking tour.
Afternoon: Visit one of the many museums in Cologne or spend the day enjoying the many sights of the city with your school group.
Evening: Check-into hotel for overnight stay.
Morning: After breakfast, travel to Brussels and start by seeing the Atomium followed by walking tour of Brussels.
Afternoon: Spend your leisure time visiting the sights of Brussels including the Grand Place, Manneken Pis, and more. Also, see the Atomium before leaving the city.
Evening: Travel to Calais for channel crossing back to UK and return to school.