Classic Car Tours International - Monaco Historic Grand Prix Tour - 1st - 11th May 2020 Featured
A 10 day tour, ( with a 5 day tour option) to Monaco on the Cote d'Azur to visit the 2020 Monaco Historic GP weekend.Our route goes through some of France's most stunning areas including the Loire Valley, the Dordogne, the Gorges des Tarn and Provence through scenic gorges and visiting, along the route, a dozen of France's most beautiful villages,( les plus beaux villages). Following an afternoon ferry crossing from Porsmouth to Ouistreham/Caen our first night is spent in Ouistreham.
The following day our scenic route takes us south to our next hotel, a 4* sumptuous chateau hotel in the Loire Valley where we spend a night in this beautiful region which is a UNESCO world heritage site.We then leave the Loire Valley and drive south to the Dordogne our next overnight stop, this time staying in a 17th century converted moulin.We then continue south east to Millau where we drive over the stunningly beautiful Millau bridge, the world's highest and most beautiful suspension bridge spanning the Millau gorge.We then drive into the scenic Gorges des Tarn where our hotel is an atmospheric 16th century Chateau on the banks of the river Tarn.
The next day we drive east into Provence through the Luberon area made famous by Peter Mayle in his best selling book "A year in Provence"then through some more of France's most beautiful villages to our hotel near Aups which is a few miles south of the Gorges du Verdon, France's Grand Canyon. On our 6th day we enjoy a scenic route via gorges and pretty villages eventually arriving on the Cote d'Azur, near Nice from where we drive along the "Promenade des Anglais" to Villefranche sur Mer where our hotel for the next 5 nights is located.Participants on our 5 day tour join us tonight in our hotel.
On Thursday after coffee down by the waterfront in Villefranche we drive into Monaco and drive around the circuit and familiarise ourselves with the grand stand seating and parking arrangements over the weekend. After lunch and exploring Monaco we return to our hotel in Villefranche-sur-Mer. Dinner tonight is in a local restaurant.
On Friday morning we visit nearby Eprussi Rothschild Villa and gardens in St. Jean Cap Ferrat then return to Villefranche for lunch.In the afternoon we visit the Greek Villa in Beaulieu and then return to our hotel overlooking Villefranche harbour. Dinner tonight is in the hotel's restaurant
Saturday is practice and qualifying day for the 2020 Monaco Historic GP so we either take the train or drive into Monaco early morning where our grandstand seats are in Casino Square.On Sunday we again take the train or drive into Monaco early morning and watch the 2020 Monaco Historic Grand Prix.
5, Royston Road, Poulton-Le-Fylde, Lancashire, United Kingdom, FY6 7JX