7th – 11th October 2016

A fabulous opportunity for an end of season hurrah in you Aston Martin

AM in front of hotel

The itinerary

Wednesday 7th October

Check in at 19.00 for the 20.15 hrs overnight sailing to St Malo. Your on board   pre dinner drinks, wine, dinner and accommodation is included.

Thursday 8th October

The ferry is scheduled to arrive at 08.30 hrs. We will proceed to the automobile museum at Loheac near Rennes for coffee, and a tour. We will have a light buffet lunch in the village. The circuit is reserved for our use from 14.00 through until 16.00 for some speedy lappery. After which we will proceed via Le Mans to the Hotel de France in La Chartre for check in, drinks and dinner.

After dinner films and race information from the 1959 Aston Martin victory will be shown in the bar.

Friday 9th October

Following a delicious breakfast at the hotel, we  offer a  day based on the delights of the region. Today all can relax from driving until the evening. We will be chauffeured to the Chateau of Chenonceau for coffee and a tour of the chateau, after this a tasting session at the Caves of Pere Auguste will take place with a snack luncheon. We will then call into Vouvray  for a second tasting as we proceed home in the mid afternoon for  the chance to rest and refresh before driving from La Chartre to the magnificent Chateau at Le Lude for an exclusive tour, drinks and gastronomic dinner. After dinner we will be coached back to the Hotel, leaving our cars in the secure car park at the Chateau.

astons at side of hdf2

Saturday 10th October

Following a delicious breakfast at the hotel, we offer a day based on Aston Martin, the Hotel de France,  the Le Mans 24 hour Race, and the plantaganet city.. At 10.00am  we will proceed to Le Lude  to collect our cars and will then drive to Le Mans.

On arrival you have the choice of a) driving the public road section of the course, b) visiting the museum which chronicles the history of the race from 1923 to date, c) visiting the old town and Cathedral in the centre of town, or all three.!! Lunch is of your choice, we will rendezvous at 15.30 to return to the Hotel by 16.30

In the late afternoon a wine tour to two local vineyards, prior to returning to the Hotel for a sumptuous dinner including the opportunity to enjoy more of the local wines.  After dinner there will be a presentation of the racing history of the Hotel de France, which features Aston Martin.

Sunday 11th October

Enjoy breakfast before the farewells and photo opportunities in front of the hotel and departure for 16.30 ferry from Caen arriving back into Portsmouth at 21.15 hrs. Alternatively once can drive to Calais to return via the Channel Tunnel.

The price 

£885 per person based on two in a car sharing a twin/double room

£969 per person based on two in a car and single occupancy

£1079 per person based on one person in a car and single occupancy

Book now call 01483 281 282 or send in a booking form Click here

What’s included:

  • Return sailing with Brittany Ferries, including , drinks, dinner and wine on the outward journey
  • 3 nights at the Hotel de France on a half board basis
  • All visits and transfers described in the itinerary
  • Services of an experienced tour manager