Classic Days Tour 2019

4th - 8th July 2019

Classic Days receives over 1000 cars during the weekend which creates an amazing spectacle both in the paddocks and on the circuit as well. For 2019, Classic Days returns to Le Mans and will take place on the famous Bugatti Circuit.

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What is Included

  • Return sailings with Brittany Ferries including outbound cabin accommodation
  • 3 nights in a Standard Double room at Hotel de France on a B&B basis
  • Dinner at the hotel on two evenings including wine
  • Lunch in Vitre on Friday
  • Lunch at the circuit on Saturday and Sunday
  • Entry and infield parking on the Bugatti Circuit 
  • Entry to the Saturday afternoon Rally
  • Entry to the Autosur track parade
  • Full road book including day by day itinerary and suggested routes
  • Services of a Classic GT Tour Manager 

*Please note alternative sailings and cabin upgrades are available, please contact us for more information. 

Tour Prices

£1,095 per person

Based on two sharing a car and a Standard Double room throughout

£1,150 per person

Based on two sharing a car and a Deluxe Double room throughout

£1,200 per person

Based on two sharing a car and a Deluxe Suite throughout

£1,450 per person

Based on one person in a car and a Standard Room throughout

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Classic Days Le Mans

A four-day escorted driving tour to the legendary Le Mans Bugatti circuit including return ferry crossings a room at the world-famous Hotel de France and attendance at the Classic Days event.

Classic Days is a race meeting usually held at Circuit Magny-Cours, however, for 2019 the event is being held at the world-famous Le Mans Bugatti Circuit. Typically the event itself receives well over 1000 cars during the weekend which creates an amazing spectacle both in the paddocks and on the circuit as well. We have put together an itinerary for the weekend and there is still time for you to join us for the tour managed by John Marcar and Maitland Cook.

This years event will feature some truly spectacular sights to behold such as a celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Porsche 917, 100 years of Bentley, 110 years of Bugatti and more!


Thursday 4th July | Portsmouth to St Malo | Overnight Ferry Crossing
The tour begins in Portsmouth at the Brittany Ferries check in area where you will be greeted by your Classic GT Tour Manager. We are booked onto the overnight 20:15hrs sailing heading for St Malo. We will board the ship together before checking into our overnight cabins. You will have a table reserved for you in the highly respected ‘Les Abers’ restaurant where you can enjoy a fine dinner before retiring to your cabin for a good night’s rest.

Friday 5th July | St Malo to La Chartre Sur-le-Loir | 195 Miles
We are due to dock in St Malo at 08:00hrs giving us time to have some breakfast on board before disembarking. Our first leg of the journey takes us to the beautiful historic town of Vitré, just east of Rennes. Here we will enjoy a guided tour of the town and have a light lunch in a local restaurant.

After lunch, we head back to the cars to continue our journey via Laval to Le Mans to the Hotel de France. Upon arrival, we will check into our rooms and then meet in the hotel bar before a splendid French dinner in the hotel brasserie.



Saturday 6th July | Le Mans Circuit for Classic Days | 65 Miles
After breakfast at the hotel, we depart for Le Mans via the routes made famous by the Le Mans-winning teams in the 50s and 60s to get to and from the circuit. Upon arrival, we will park the cars in our private ‘Classic Park’ area.

Lunch is included today and will take place in the ‘Welcome Centre’ above the start-finish straight. After lunch, the Classic Tour departs which is an 80km relaxed rally around the local roads. This is fantastic fun and a great way to enjoy the afternoon before returning to the hotel for the evening.

Sunday 7th July | Le Mans Circuit for Classic Days | 65 Miles
Today we head back to the circuit for the ‘Autosur Classic Parade’ which takes place in the morning. All the cars head onto the circuit for a huge parade lap which is a fantastic spectacle. Lunch is once again included in the ‘Welcome Centre’ on the circuit.
Tonight, our finale dinner is included in the hotel brasserie to round off what has been a brilliant weekend.

Monday 8th July | La Chartre-sur-le-loir to Caen Ouistreham | 150 Miles
This morning, after breakfast, we check out of the Hotel de France and head for Caen ferry port. We are booked onto the 16:30hrs sailing arriving back in Portsmouth at 21:15hrs.



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