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Border Hopper

Experience Life in underground caves, theme park fun & European affairs

Gain a fantastic insight into the European Union with this trip to Belgium, The Netherlands and Germany.  Combining a mix of fun at the Phantasialand theme part, politics at the Parlamentarium and history at the BELvue Museum will maximise student engagement and attainment.

Sample itinerary

Day Morning Afternoon Evening
1 Travel to Brussels Visit the Atomium where Expo '58 was held. The building consists of 9 spheres resembling an iron crystal magnified a staggering 165 billion times! Transfer by coach to your hotel in Valkenburg Evening at leisure 
2 Spend a full day in Phantasialand Themepark in Germany. Ride the inverted ‘Black Mamba’ & the ‘Talocan’, Europe’s only suspended top spin ride Return to Valkenburg & go bowling after your evening meal
3 Guided educational Train Tour of the Caves in Valkenburg with a 250km network of underground passageways! Afterwards take on the Toboggan Run nearby Visit the Parlamentarium in Brussels, a multimedia museum explaining the journey of Europe. Step into the shoes of an MEP & debate the critical issues facing Europe today Enjoy an evening meal & stay overnight in Brussels
4 Take in a visit to BELvue Museum. Learn about the history of this ever changing country. Soak up the culture in the Grand-Place - a UNESCO World Heritage Site with eclectic architechure End your trip with a little last minute shopping or visit one of the many chocolate shops for a sweet treat Depart for home