Brussels and Strasbourg Politics

4 days /3 nights

From only £259pp

Overview

4 days /3 nights From only £259pp

Home to both the European Union and NATO, this is a perfect educational destination for business and politics groups.

Those studying Business and Economics can benefit from a trip to Brussels and Strasbourg.

What's included in the trip?

  • Executive coach travel
  • Use of the coach during the tour
  • Return ferry crossing via Dover / Calais
  • Accommodation on a B&B basis
  • Multi-bedded rooms for students
  • Single/twin rooms for leaders
  • Free itinerary planning and visits booking service
  • Comprehensive travel pack
  • 1:10 leader place ratio

Sample itinerary

  • Day 1

    Depart for UK port. Overnight journey to Strasbourg

  • Day 2

    Arrive Strasbourg late morning. Afternoon to explore this historic town. Check into accommodation

  • Day 3

    Visit the Council of European and the European Parliament. Visit the spa town of Baden-Baden. Return to Strasbourg

  • Day 4

    After breakfast depart for Brussels. En route you will have a short stop in Luxembourg to visit the European Court of Justice. Visit to the EU commission before your return to the UK.

Accommodation

Enhance your trip

  • Brussels hosts the official seat of the European Commission and is responsible for proposing legislation, implementing decisions upholding the Unions treaties and the day to day running of the UK. Students can take a guided tour- maximum numbers apply.
  • Students will have an opportunity to learn about the origins of chocolate making, the making of it and the possibility of adding a practical chocolate workshop at the end of the session.
  • Established in 1900 this brewery offers tours which shows the brewing process .The beer tools and the brewing process has not changed since it opened a century ago and is still a thriving business.
  • Visitors can discover a range of permanent exhibitions, illustrated with original comic strip drawings and unique objects. Simultaneously, there are also several temporary exhibitions on display.
  • Antwerp is known as the diamond centre of the world and this museum gives groups the opportunity to see how rough diamonds are sawted bruted and polished. This is an informative, interactive and very educational museum which shows the economic impact diamonds have had on Antwerps industry.
  • This large church, the burial place of Pieter Bruegel the Elder, boasts a variety of styles: part of the chapel is twelfth-century; the transepts are seventeenth-century Romanesque; and the nave is fifteenth-century Gothic.
  • Mini-Europe is a miniature park located near Brussels. Mini-Europe has approximately 80 cities and 350 buildings. The park is renowned for the quality of its models, some of which cost as much as €350,000 to make (the Brussels Grand-Place). The park contains numerous live action models (train, mills, eruption of Mount Vesuvius, Airbus, cable cars, etc.
  • Using light, sound, smell and touch, these unique exhibits are based on the themes of entertaining physics, illusions, and the five senses. The kinds of exhibits you will encounter, include: fly at the mirror like a bird; sit down like a fakir; have your picture taken in an impossible “Esher type” box to amaze your friends. Scientastic lets you explore dozens of optical illusions, proving that seeing is believing.