France - French Alps School Trips

France can confidently claim to have it all and is a near-perfect visitor package. The same is true from a student’s perspective, there is something for everyone. Our school trips focus on the spectacular French Alps, offering school groups an unrivalled range of engaging geography themed excursions to inspire and enhance their knowledge of the region and the subject.

 
Glacier des Bossons © Cathy Harlow Glacier des Bossons © Cathy Harlow
Students in the French Alps Aiguille de Midi © Pam Forrest Glacier des Bossons © Cathy Harlow Mer de Glace © Pam Forrest Mer de Glace © Pam Forrest
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Introduction to France - the French Alps

Study Topics – Physical Geography | Human Geography

No part of France has more dramatic scenery than the Alps. A truly majestic region, the Alps stretch along the south eastern flank of of the country. Dominated by mountains and home to Mont Blanc, the highest mountain in Western Europe at 4,810m (15,780ft), the region is an easy accessible destination for geography studies.

Our tours to the French Alps visit some of the most impressive geographical features and outstanding examples of natural wonders.

A long established destination for geographers, it offers a wide range of opportunities for study topics from glaciations and glacial landforms to the impact of tourism and urban development.


Student Outcomes

  • Study glaciations and glacial landforms
  • Experience the impact of rivers and outwash plains on the landscape
  • Be inspired by stunning and spectacular scenery
  • Measure the impact of tourism on the local community
  • Study alpine ecosystems, climates and micro-climates


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Discover the World's Kat accompanied Parmiter's School on their visit to the French Alps, to read her report click here »

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Window on French Alps

Day 1 arrive Geneva
Fly from the UK to Geneva. Transfer to your hotel for an evening meal.

Days 2-4 tailor made
choose from the wide range of optional excursions

Day 5 depart Geneva
Return flight back to the UK.
 

Tours at a glance

 

About France - French Alps School Trips

 
Without taking students to such a place (French Alps) it would be very difficult to impress upon them how ice, something that appears so stationary and placid, could have been the dominant force behind the relief of much of Europe and Great Britain.
Chris Powell, Parmiter's School Show Me More»
 


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