How would you like to take a tour of an accelerator? The Passport to the Big Bang is an interactive circuit through which you can explore the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). The LHC is the world's largest particle accelerator. Its 27 km ring is buried 100 metres below the French and Geneva countryside.
What is the Passport to the Big Bang?
- Ten exhibition platforms located above ten key LHC points
- A booklet with riddles to solve with your family
- The LHC Mission challenge
- A cycling route
No reservation is necessary, and the platforms are freely accessible to the public all year round. So get on your bike and start the mission!
The passport and the map are available in tourist offices and town halls in the Pays de Gex and the Canton of Geneva, as well as Genève Roule (Montbrillant) and Meyrin Roule shops, Pro Vélo Genève, and CERN Reception. You can also download them on the Passport to the Big bang website.
A circuit following the LHC accelerator (54 kilometres of cycle routes in total) through the countryside of France and Geneva.
No registration is necessary and the use of the trail is completely free of charge.