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Mille Miglia Tour 2018

11th - 22nd May 2018

This will be our 20th year of escorting discerning clients to this spectacle driving through France and Switzerland into Italy staying at the finest hotels. The drives are carefully planned to ensure you enjoy your holiday, relax and enjoy the scenery. You’ll be close to the 440 historic cars and their crews for scrutineering and on the following day will witness the excitement before the race starts with views from an excellent vantagepoint.

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Mille Miglia Tour 2018

11th - 22nd May 2018

This will be our 20th year of escorting discerning clients to this spectacle driving through France and Switzerland into Italy staying at the finest hotels. The drives are carefully planned to ensure you enjoy your holiday, relax and enjoy the scenery. You’ll be close to the 440 historic cars and their crews for scrutineering and on the following day will witness the excitement before the race starts with views from an excellent vantagepoint.

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What is Included
  • Eurotunnel return crossings
  • 11 nights’ accommodation on bed and breakfast
  • All hotel parking, city taxes and porterage charges
  • Dinner, with wine, on 9 of the evenings
  • Drinks reception on two evenings
  • Lunch, with wine, on one day
  • All bus transfers as described during the Mille Miglia
  • Boat trip on Lake Iseo
  • Entrance tickets to the Mille Miglia, Enzo and Ferrari museums
  • Entrance ticket to The Schlumpf Collection
  • Services of an experienced tour manager
Tour Prices

£3,495 per person

based on two sharing a twin/double room

£1,295 per person

single supplement 

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Itinerary

FRIDAY 11TH MAY
Leaving Folkestone Eurotunnel to France, our first hotel is a drive into the heart of Champagne country to the beautiful 5* Chateau de Fère. There will be time to stroll around the magnificent ruins of the old castle before dinner in the fabulous hotel restaurant.

SATURDAY 12TH MAY
Today will begin driving to the former Reims (Gueux) GP circuit for a photo opportunity. Then journey continues to Beaune for the 5* hotel at set in a garden boasting 100 yr old trees. Their restaurant will serve fine gastronomy and wines.

SUNDAY 13TH MAY
After breakfast, we cross through the Jura towards the Swiss Alps to a Glion hotel on the Lake Leman shores. There are unrivalled views from the balconies and terraces across the lake to the mountains beyond. Dinner, with wine, will be in the hotel’s atmospheric restaurant.

MONDAY 14TH MAY
We will pick the best access routes to drive the passes as we head into Italy, stopping for coffee by Lake Maggiore, to the dramatic location of our hotel overlooking Lake Iseo. Dinner, with wine, is included at the hotel.

TUESDAY 15TH MAY
A car-free day to travel by luxury coach to Lake Iseo to enjoy a private charter cruise before heading into Brescia to get close to the cars and drivers at scrutineering. Dinner will be a buffet of local specialities with wine tasting from a local vineyard.

WEDNESDAY 16TH MAY
Excitement builds today as we return to Brescia for the race start. You can wander around the lively piazzas to mingle with the competitors preparing to begin their adventure. We have an excellent vantage point (a bar!) from which to cheer the teams as they leave the town. Brescia also has great shopping and many historic piazzas and cobbled streets with restaurants etc. Evening dinner will be your own choice either in the hotel or in Iseo.

THURSDAY 17TH MAY
Today, we head south to Modena, stopping for a Mille Miglia museum tour on the way. Modena is the home of some great motoring museums – the Museo Casa Enzo Ferrari, which focuses on the life and work of the great man, and is just a short walk from our hotel with the Maserati Museum nearby. The Lamborghini and Ducati museums are only 30 and 40 minutes from Modena. Dinner this evening will be at a restaurant in Modena.

FRIDAY 18TH MAY
Following breakfast, we will drive to Maranello, the home of Ferrari, visiting the Ferrari Museum and everything that is ‘Ferrari’ in the town....cafe, shops, restaurants. Only a short detour back to the hotel will take you to the Panini museum and opposite is a traditional Parmesan dairy for a tour and tasting if you wish to take a break from cars! Dinner this evening is your own choice of Modena restaurant.

SATURDAY 19TH MAY
We begin our journey home today, heading North with options to stop at Lake Garda or the romantic Verona city – have a photo oppurtunity under the famous balcony of Romeo and Juliet or lunch in one of the piazzas. We will drive through the spectacular alpine scenery of the Dolomites to our hotel in the Merano region that has wonderful relaxing spa facilities.

SUNDAY 20TH MAY
The day starts with a Swiss alpine breakfast. Our route will be based on what passes are accessible, but even if some are closed, we will still experience more breathtaking scenery and fantastic roads as we wind through valleys, by lakes and climb into the Alps on our way to Zurich. Dinner, with wine, is included for this evening.

MONDAY 21ST MAY
Our drive takes us through some lovely French countryside and we will stop at Mulhouse to view the fabulous private collection of cars at the Cite de L’Automobile, also known as the Schlumpf Collection. There will be a champagne reception before our ‘end of tour’ dinner at the hotel in Metz this evening.

TUESDAY 22ND MAY
Our final hotel is the Citadelle in Metz city centre giving the opportunity to stroll around the parks, shops, and cafes before setting off on the last leg of our UK return which is an easy drive back to the Eurotunnel at Calais.

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