CERN and The Pyrenees

Trip Leader(s)
Patricia Princehouse & Glenn Starkman
June 04-16, 2019
Trip Description

Join Case Western Reserve University's Institute for the Science of Origins and Siegal Lifelong Learning to explore southwest France and Geneva, Switzerland. Enjoy historic and cultural sites, the nature and landscape, the food and wine, and a tour of CERN, known for the Hadron Collider - the world's most powerful particle accelerator.


Trip Leaders: 

Patricia Princehouse, Director, Program in Evolutionary Biology; Origins major Associate Director, Institute for the Science of Origins, CWRU

Glenn Starkman, Professor of Physics and Astronomy; Director, Center for Educational Research in Cosmology and Astrophysics; Director, Institute for the Science of Origins

Trip Highlights:

  • CERN visit
  • Walking tour and wine tasting in Geneva
  • Visit to Palais des Papes
  • Tour Caverne Pont d"arc
  • Exploration of Pech Merle & Gargas Caves
  • Optional hikes
  • Cooking lesson


Per person, double occupancy: $6,995

$1,199 single supplement

Space is limited. Deposit $1500 to reserve your spot today. 

Price includes all ground transportation, all breakfasts and dinners, taxes & gratuities and entrance feed and guided tours. Airfare not included.

*Final price may change due to fluctuations in currency exchange markets. 

To view the trip flyer, click HERE

To register and make your deposit, contact Felicia Westbrooks at 216.368.2090 or email

For other questions, contact Patricia Princehouse at

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