South of France Geography and Earth Sciences

6 days/3 nights

From only £341pp

Overview

6 days/3 nights From only £341pp

Located in the Massif Central, the Cevennes National Park offers a perfect setting for students to get practical experience.

Physical geographers can investigate valleys, gorges and other major landforms, while human geographers can study the impact of Tourism or rural migration.

What's included in the trip?

  • Return scheduled flights
  • Accommodation on a half board 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

    Travel overnight.

  • Day 2

    Physical Geography – full day fieldwork in the Cevennes

    Investigate ecosystems; biodiversity; river morphology and flood hazards; cold environments.
    Highlights: diverse landscapes; Three geological zones.

  • Day 3

    Human Geography – full day fieldwork in the Cevennes 

    Investigate Urban inequality and deprivation; Regeneration; tourism and honey pots; sustainable development.
    Highlights: Compare deserted hamlets to urban change in the city of Mende and effects of changing population in Lozere.

  • Day 4

    Physical Geography – full day fieldwork – The Dynamic Planet 

    Investigate tectonics and natural hazards.
    Highlights: Vulcania Volcanic Park.

  • Day 5

    Free time. Travel overnight.

  • Day 6

    Arrive back in the UK.

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