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Monaco Historic Driving Tour

4th - 13th May 2018

The Monaco Historique is without a doubt the most prestigious event on the Historic racing calendar. Watching everything from Historic F1 to Sports cars slithering their way around the streets is a real privilege. The buzz around the town is really special, we get you into the right places in order to make the weekend an unforgettable one.

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Monaco Historic Driving Tour

4th - 13th May 2018

The Monaco Historique is without a doubt the most prestigious event on the Historic racing calendar. Watching everything from Historic F1 to Sports cars slithering their way around the streets is a real privilege. The buzz around the town is really special, we get you into the right places in order to make the weekend an unforgettable one.

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What is Included
  • Outward crossing with Eurotunnel on Flexiplus
  • Ten nights’ accommodation on a bed and breakfast basis
  • Dinner on six evenings including wine (half bottle per person)
  • Light dinner on one evening
  • Lunch on four days (two at the Cafe de Paris Monaco)
  • Champagne reception on first evening
  • Accompanied by experienced, knowledgeable and friendly tour guide
  • Monaco Hospitality at the Cafe de Paris, Casino Square
  • Detailed road book – with routes designed around the best driving roads
Tour Prices

£4,195 per person

based on two sharing a car and a twin/double room

Please contact us for single supplement details 

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Itinerary

Classic Grand Touring has built this fabulous tour for the Bentley Drivers Club and its members. We are extremely pleased to announce that we are offering places on this tour to our clients so do read on and join us for this luxury weekend in Monte Carlo. 

 

FRIDAY 4TH MAY

The tour starts at the Eurotunnel for the 10.00 hrs. train to Calais. Once refreshments have been collected in the Flexiplus lounge, we will be given priority loading to board the train together. On arrival in France, we head for Champagne country, to the Chateau de Fère complete with its own historic ruins to explore before the welcome Champagne reception. This evening dinner will be served in the Chateau restaurant with accompanying wines.

SATURDAY 5TH & SUNDAY 6TH MAY

Following breakfast at the hotel, we lead a convoy to the start line of the historic Reims circuit, for a photo call in front of the pit buildings, which still remain there to this day. From Reims, you will follow our detailed road book through the Champagne vineyards leading into Burgundy. We have selected scenic routes via empty D roads. Our hotel for the next two evenings is the Hostellerie Le Cedre in Beaune. Dinner this evening will be in the hotel restaurant with wine included.

DAY 2 IN BEAUNE

Today the cars stay in the underground garage as we continue into the centre of Beaune, on foot. There is time for sightseeing before we have lunch with one of the finest wine producers in the region. This afternoon there is an optional drive out (own cars) to a chateau that houses a huge collection of fighter planes, Abarth cars, motorbikes and fire engines, they even have their own vineyards!

For those who wish to relax and unwind, it’s a short walk back to the tranquil gardens and sumptuous rooms at the hotel. A light evening meal with wine included will be served at the hotel.

MONDAY 7TH & TUESDAY 8TH MAY

After breakfast, we will drive across country and start the ascent into the Jura region. Our route leads you over the stunning mountain pass of the ‘Col de Grand Colombier’ to the popular tour stop at Aix Les Bains, where refreshments will be offered by the tranquil lakeside. Our hotel is south of Grenoble, where we stay for two nights at the Grand Hotel Uriage. The hotel has its own hydrotherapy spa, where you may benefit from the Uriage spa water. Dinner will be in the 2 Michelin starred restaurant with wine included.

TUESDAY 8TH MAY

For those who wish, there will be a delightful drive out to the pass of Col de Galibier and Lautaret into the picturesque Ecrans national park, where we stop at a local auberge for some regional fare. Alternatively, leave the cars in the car park and enjoy the hotel’s Spa for a day of relaxation. The evening is free to enjoy as you wish.

WEDNESDAY 9TH MAY

Today we drive the famous Route Napoleon, skirting the Alps – this road is widely regarded as one of the finest in Europe! Enjoy up to 100 miles of open winding roads, as we drop down into the Gorges de Verdon and to our hotel, La Bastide de Tourtour. Tonight we dine in the hotel’s stunning restaurant with wine included, where we can enjoy 180km views of the region. Tomorrow we drive to Monaco!

THURSDAY 10TH MAY

After breakfast, enjoy the fabulous views whilst driving along the Cote d’Azur, arriving in Monaco in time for that prime parking position at the Fairmont Monte Carlo hotel.

Your Monaco Historique weekend starts here. You are booked into a Garden View room at the Fairmont for a total of four nights with upgrade options available such as sea view rooms.

FRIDAY 11TH

On Friday the day is free for you to enjoy Monaco and the fantastic amenities at the Fairmont hotel. We can recommend places to visit and restaurants to experience should you require. On Friday evening you will enjoy our welcome dinner under the stars with a 360 degrees view of the Mediterranean. 

SATURDAY 12TH

Today is qualifying day and we have arranged viewing from the famous Cafe de Paris is Casino Square where the upstairs area is exclusively for us. Viewing is from two terraces with very comfortable seating. Here a continental breakfast is served along with an extensive buffet lunch with wines in the afternoon. 

This evening is free for you to enjoy. 

SUNDAY 13TH

This is the 2018 Monaco Grand Prix Historique. Watch the cars racing the narrow streets of Monaco in their various decades. Today the terraces of the Cafe de Paris are once again our superb spectator venue. Once more the famous marques of the yesteryear provide an exhilarating spectacle. Relax and enjoy the superb buffet lunch with fine wines and a marvellous view of the historic races. 

This evening we will enjoy a black tie five star Gala Dinner with a champagne reception, fine wines and the best French Cabaret with plenty of Ooh La La! 

MONDAY 14TH

Today marks the end of a fantastic weekend in Monaco. You are free to either carry on your holiday or alternatively contact us for suggested routes back to the UK and recommended overnight stays.

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