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Reviving the great Classic Trophies of the past, this week long rally visits the glorious Massif Central region of Southern France. With spectacular mountain passes and incredible gorges this is an undiscovered gem waiting for you. Staying at top class hotels a truly magnificent week of fun and excitement can be promised and the value of this event cannot be beaten. Including Dover-Calais ferry, all hotels with dinner included every evening and all rally books, maps and prizes included and with a full on rally or more relaxed touring choice, this is the 2017 classic rally for all comers.
7 Day, 6 Night Rally Tour
Price £1375 Per Person
• Return P&O Dover to Calais Ferry Crossing (Please note: we can offer alternate crossings including; North Sea Ferries, Harwich-Hook or Eurotunnel at a supplement)
• 1 Night at the Golden Tulip, Troyes
1 Night at the Mercure, Dijon Centre
1 Night at the Novotel, Clermont-Ferrand
• 1 Night at the Mercure, Millau
• 1 Night at the Novotel, Valence Sud
• 1 Night at the Best Western, Chambery
• Continental Buffet Breakfast each morning
• Dinner at the hotel each night
• Gala Prize giving dinner & 1/2 bottle of wine per person on the last night
• Complimentary on-site car parking at the Hotel
• Rally Entry Fee
• Detailed Rally Book featuring Maps, Directions
& Event Information
• Commemorative Classic Trophy Rally Plate
• Full Financial Protection in accordance with the EC package travel directive
All prices are based on 2 persons occupying a car and a twin/double room at the hotels.
Single Supplement - £250.00
Deposit 20% of Total Booking Value
Our selected hotels for this tour...
Located just 0.6 miles from the Troyes-Barberey Airport in the Champagne-Ardenne region, This hotel offers free Wi-Fi access and has an outdoor swimming pool. The air-conditioned guest rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV. Each room is decorated in a modern style and the private bathrooms are fitted with a shower. A buffet breakfast is prepared every morning, and it can be taken in your room upon request. Traditional French cuisine is served in the restaurant. Free public parking is available on site.
Starting from Troyes, the city of a thousand colours, just south east of Paris we gather for a pre-rally meal, scrutineering and signing on where you collect all your road book information and meet your fellow competitors for the week ahead.
Sunday then takes you south through the vineyards of Burgundy an area of great beauty which is studded with grand châteaux. Regularities throughout the day explore this fine region finishing in the regions capital, Dijon, of mustard fame, where perhaps a bottle of fine wine may be in order?
Monday’s regularities run us across the Loire valley and then up into the Monts du Madeleine. With stunning scenery and some challenging passes to climb this will begin to test the crews and their cars as we head on to our hotel in Clermont Ferrand for a good night’s rest.
Tuesday brings the big guns, now onwards and upwards into the Massif Central. Here the mountains get higher, the gorges more spectacular and we push on over the Volcanic Mountains of the Auvergne, across the Gorges de la Truyere and south towards Millau for our nights halt.
Still want more? Ok then, Wednesday is the day for breathless scenery, challenging cols and full on rallying. We are now heading East to the Cevennes and through the amazing Ardeche region. Here we have everything a rally crew could dream of; Spectacular forest roads, twisting ribbons of scenic gorges and terrific mountain climbs. Having driven over the best parts of the Massif Central a well-deserved rest at our hotel near Valence sets you up for the Grande Finale tomorrow.
Thursday is our last day of rallying, but don’t relax just yet. With all to play for the final day gets us into Monte Carlo Rally territory. Into the Rhone Alpes we take on some of the classic passes over the Alpes du Dauphine, Massif de Pelvoux and finally north across the Chaine de Belledone to our destination for the finish line in Chambery. This Savoyard city will be the place where we host our magnificent prize-giving dinner and with a week’s sport to talk through you can expect a long evening at the bar in front of you. Recalling tales of derring-do and “wrong slots” the party goes on as long as you can!
Join us for what promises to be the most exciting and challenging classic rally of 2016. However, if the full on challenge is not for you then why not join our touring event, still following the same amazing route but without the pressure of timing and map reading. All noted in a fully detailed, easy to follow road book, you can still be part of this great event but at a more leisurely pace.
Golden Tulip, Troyes
Mercure Dijon Centre Clémenceau is a 4-star non-smoking hotel in the city centre of Dijon, opposite the Convention Centre. The hotels guest-rooms are spacious and practical and equipped with modern en suite facilities, air-conditioning and satellite TV. Mercure Dijon Centre Clémenceau offers a restaurant, Le Château Bourgogne, serving traditional and regional gourmet cuisine for lunch and dinner. In the summer months, guests can dine on the peaceful poolside terrace. The hotel offers secure parking on site.
Mercure, Dijon Centre
The Novotel Clermont Ferrand is on the outskirts of Clemont-Ferrand and offers a fitness room with 2 hot tubs, a hammam and views of the garden. This modern hotel offers comfortable and contemporary guestrooms equipped with modern en suite facilities, air conditioning, a satellite TV with the beIN Sports channel and a Wi-Fi internet connection. Le Novotel Café serves quick, simple and hearty cuisine. Regional dishes, wine and cheese from Auvergne are featured. The restaurant opens onto the terrace next to the swimming pool where you can dine in the summer months.
Located in Millau in the Midi-Pyrenees, just 550 yards from the historic Place Foch and has an outdoor terrace. Each guest room features air conditioning, satellite TV and internet access and many rooms have views of the Causses limestone plateaux or the Millau Viaduct. The restaurant, Au Bouchon de la Fontaine, is open for lunch and dinner serving traditional French cuisine and a wide selection of fine wines are available in the hotel bar. The Cevennes National Park is 12.4 miles away and the Millau Viaduct is just a 5 minute drive from the hotel. Private on-site parking is available.
Novotel Valence Sud provides comfortable accommodation and an outdoor swimming pool. The property is a 5-minute drive from both the A7 Motorway and Valence's city centre. With a modern decor, the spacious guest rooms are equipped with a private bathroom, TV and telephone. WiFi access is available free of charge. A buffet breakfast is proposed every morning. You can also enjoy lunch or dinner in the Novotel's restaurant, which serves traditional French cuisine in a relaxed setting. This is served on the terrace when weather permits. Private on-site parking is available.
Novotel, Valence Sud
This hotel provides en suite accommodation 3.1 miles from the centre of Chambery. It has an outdoor swimming pool, offers free Wi-Fi internet access and is certified as ecologically friendly. Guest rooms are air-conditioned and soundproofed and equipped with a flat-screen TV, a safety deposit box and private bathroom. The hotel has a lift and reception and the restaurant serves specialities a la plancha. Guests are invited to relax in the hotel’s bar. The hotel is easily reached from the E70 and A43 motorways. Free parking is provided for guests arriving by car.
BW Alexander Park, Chambery
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