Valid For 2017

Special Offers for 2017

Special Offers for 2017

Check out these great offers that coincide with the new improved train services from Paris to Bordeaux, reducing journey time to 2h04 (from3h11); the direct Eurostar summer schedule to Avignon and Lyon and Grau-du-Roi, one of our favourite destinations.

 

Bordeaux

France’s wine capital since Roman times, cosmopolitan Bordeaux is a lively city with fine 18th century architecture, a thriving cultural scene and a modern business and shopping district, centred on the busy Rue St Catherine. One of France’s most improved cities and now with the newly opened and much praised Museum of Wine.

Hotel Continental 3*

Located in the centre of the Golden Triangle, on a semi-pedestrian mall dotted with boutiques, close to the Grands Hommes marketplace, boasts an elegant staircase for period charm. HappyTime daily 1800-2000.

Prices may increase, depending on how busy Eurostar becomes.

  Jul & Aug Other periods
  4 nights 4 nights
Train  £399 £429
Car  £319 £349

Hotel is based on 2 people sharing on a bed and breakfast basis. Taxi transfer from station to hotel & v.v included.

Travel:

  • Eurostar to Paris with connnecting TGV service from Gare Montparnasse. Journey time from London to Bordeaux is approx. 5 hours.
  • Eurotunnel – frequent crossings from Folkestone. Journey time from Calais terminal is approx. 8 hours.
  • Prices are per person including transport based on standard class travel, 1st class upgrade available. Eurotunnel based on standard car length / height.

 

Avignon

Surrounded by towering 14th century ramparts of golden stone, this former papal capital is a charming, romantic city, centring around the Place de l’Horloge, a picturesque square lined with cafes and restaurants. The Palais des Papes is one of Europe’s most striking medieval buildings. For a panoramic view, head for the hilltop Rocher des Doms park, a perfect vantage point for views of the famous Pont d ’Avignon. Avignon is a great base to discover Provence and the Rhone valley.

Hotel le Magnan 2*

has an ideal location inside the Medieval city walls, close to the ramparts and the city centre. It has a patio garden which provides an oasis of peace and quiet. Most of the 30 rooms have a garden view and are equipped with bath or shower and WC, telephone, TV and wi-fi. Buffet breakfast is included. The hotel is on 2 floors and has no lift. Air-conditioning in all rooms.

Prices may increase, depending on how busy Eurostar becomes.

  Apr to Oct
  4 nights
Train  £369
Car  £289

Hotel is based on 2 people sharing on a bed and breakfast basis.

Travel:

  • Eurostar – direct service operates 5 times a week; Mon, Thu, Fri, Sat and Sun from 31st of March. Journey times 5h49
  • Eurotunnel – frequent crossings from Folkestone. Journey time from Calais terminal is approx. 9 hours.
  • Prices are per person including transport based on standard class travel, 1st class upgrade available. Eurotunnel based on standard car length / height.

 Grau-du-roi

An Idyllic resort on a long fine sandy beach with a picturesque fishing port which backs on to the Camargue via lagoons filled with pink flamingos, marshes full of migrating birds and of course the famous black bulls.

Hotel Splendid Camargue 3*

Very centrally located with stunning sea views over the sandy beach. A welcome inclusion to our portfolio as have known the manager for many years.

Prices may increase, depending on how busy Eurostar becomes.

  Apr/May/Oct Jun to Sep
  4 nights 7 nights 4 nights 7 nights
Train  £409  £579  £429  £629
Car  £319  £489  £339  £529
Hotel is based on 2 people sharing on a bed and breakfast basis. 

Travel:

  • Eurostar – direct service to Marseille operates 5 times a week; Mon, Thu, Fri, Sat and Sun from 31st of March. Frequent connecting service to Nimes & Grau-du-roi.
  • Eurotunnel – frequent crossings from Folkestone. Journey time from Calais terminal is approx. 9 hours
  • Prices are per person including transport based on standard
  • class travel, 1st class upgrade available. Eurotunnel based on standard car length / height.

 

LYON

To celebrate the excitement of the recent French presidential elections we're offering you the opportunity to immerse yourself in the euphorie by visiting Lyon - renown as the gastronomic centre of France with its traditional "Bouchon" restaurants and located in the centre of the Cotes du Rhone & Beaujolais wine regions.

Hotel: Ibis Perrache 3*

This traditional art déco style 3 star hotel is perfectly located on the Presqu’île, a UNESCO World Heritage site, walking distance from the train station, the Lyonnaise Bouchon restaurants, characteristic narrow streets and passageways, museums and shopping areas. All rooms are on-suite.

Travel: Eurostar from London or Ashford - Direct Eurostar service departing Fridays and returning on Mondays during July & August.

Prices may increase, depending on how busy Eurostar becomes.

          Outbound                                                Return*

Departs St Pancras   07.17h               Departs Lyon            17.25h   

Departs Ashford        07.54h              Arrives Ashford         21.34h

Arrives Lyon              13.00h              Arrives St Pancras     22.12h

* includes 1.20h customs & immigration control in Lille

Price: £229 per person sharing a twin or double room for 3 nights on a bed and continental breakfast basis (Includes return Eurostar in standard class. Other train and travel days are available - please ask for details. Single room supplement £80. Standard Premier travel upgrades available, please ask for details. Prices are subject to availability at time of booking).

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