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Geography Fieldwork Trip to Andorra

Discover the beautiful and accessible glaciated landscape of the Central Pyrenees on a fieldwork trip to Andorra. Investigate examples of glacial landforms, glacial erosion and deposition and consider how the glacial landscape is being used and managed.

Other fieldwork opportunities in the area include the study of fluvial landscapes and also human geography studies in the villages, resorts and capital city of Andorra la Vella.

Prices start from£699pp

Price Shown includes

  • 3 nights’ full-board accommodation
  • Return flights, all taxes & charges included
  • Airport transfers in resort
  • Specialist guide & coach transportation throughout your visit
  • Use of fieldwork equipment
  • Extensive group travel insurance
  • Free place ratio of 1 in 10

Price shown is based on 25 paying passengers departing from a London airport and is subject to availability.

On tour support

On-tour support includes...

  • Airport assistance - for during check-in, security and gate checks on your outbound flight from the UK
  • Airport assistance - for when you arrive back at your UK airport when you book a coach transfer to take you home
  • Services of a Specialist Guide
  • Fieldwork equipment

Fieldwork activities

Fieldwork skills and techniques

Develop map reading techniques & learn how to identify glacial landforms incorporating field sketching skills.

Glacial landscapes

Use geographical skills including field sketching, using keys to identify glacial deposits, using compasses to measure direction of glacier flow using striations & chatter marks. Identifying rock types in the terminal moraines & using this to work out the direction of ice movement in two adjacent corries.

Impact of tourism

Introduction to the economic uses of glacial landscapes using maps and google earth imagery. Visit a nearby ski area to study impact of skiing on the soils & biodiversity of flora.

Biodiversity and ecosystems

Visit the Incles Valley for a field study of alpine woods and high altitude agriculture as a sustainable resource.

River investigation

Develop fieldwork skills & techniques throughout this immersive course.

Evening activites

Evening classroom sessions to evaluate the day, record & analyse findings & prepare for the following day's activities.

Geographical skills

  • Map work
  • Field sketching
  • Quantative data collection
  • Sampling strategies
  • Use of fieldwork equipment
  • Qualitative data collection

Study levels

  • GCSE
  • A-Level

Giving you full support throughout

Before your tour

  • Your own dedicated NST contact
  • Bespoke tour itineraries
  • Unrivalled local knowledge & expertise
  • Curriculum linked visit programmes
  • Great value for money - no hidden costs
  • Free group leader inspection visits
  • Risk assessment guidance
  • Safety assured, transport, accommodation and visits

Whilst you're away

  • Free educational resources
  • Group-friendly accommodation
  • Exceptional standards of coaching
  • On-tour support from our reps on the ground
  • Support & assistance from our specialists throughout your tour
  • 24/7 support just a call away
  • Extensive group travel insurance

On your return

  • Priority rebooking services
  • Rewarding your loyalty with our reward scheme
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