Switzerland Stories

Teacher’s Tour Journal: Switzerland and Italy

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Tina Epps, veteran art instructor at Surry County High School, traveled to Switzerland and Italy with students and adults from Surry, Isle of Wight, Southampton, Windsor, Smithfield, Waverly, and Wakefield. This is Mrs. Epps’ 7th trip to Europe and 5th tour as a group leader….

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Teach Through Educational Travel: The Matterhorn

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Matterhorn (also known as Monte Cervino in Italian and Mont Cervin in French) is a 4,478 meter high mountain in the Pennine/Valais Alps, bordering Switzerland and Italy. It is the tenth highest peak in the Alps, and has four distinct steep pyramid-type faces. The closest…

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Teach Through Educational Travel: Chateau de Chillon, Switzerland

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Chillon Castle (Chateau de Chillon), Switzerland’s most famous castle, is also known as the Water Castle on Lake Geneva. The Castle was built on a rocky island, which helped early owners (including the Counts of Savoy who owned the Castle for almost 400 years) control…

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