Where: France Magny-Cours
How Long: 6 Days
Classic Days celebrates their 10th birthday edition in 2017 – believe us when we say it will be one hell of an event. Classic Days receives over 1000 classic cars which creates an amazing spectacle both in the paddocks and on the circuit as well
Tour Operator: Classic Grand Touring
Available: 27th April – 2nd May 2017
Our tour will overnight in Champagne en route for a visit and tasting with a top producer. We then take the French by-ways into Burgundy to arrive at our trackside hotel at Magny-Cours. Over the next two days you have the opportunity to take your car onto the famous Magny-Cours race track for parade lap sessions. There is a rally around the local roads to enjoy too. What the organisers of this event do very well is organise a party, you can expect a big one on Saturday night at the circuit to celebrate their 10th Birthday!
Thursday 27th April
The tour begins at the flexiplus cafe at Folkestone for a mid morning Eurotunnel crossing. On arrival into France we would take the direct routes into the Champagne region. We have a visit lined up with an independent producer before checking into our chateau hotel where dinner is included.
Friday 28th April
After breakfast we will take an attractive route for Magny Cours, crossing the Loire, via points of interest to re-group along the way. Our hotel is situated on the circuit and we will meet in the evening for a welcome drink and dinner at the hotel.
Saturday 29th April
After breakfast at the hotel we drive into the circuit to our reserved parking area. For those taking part in the track laps there are three 20 minute sessions throughout the weekend. Lunch is included at the circuit. For those taking the option to participate in the Classic Tour this departs in the afternoon for a relaxed 80 km run with prizes for those that complete the quiz on both days. This evening we will have dinner at the circuit with a concert laid on.
Sunday 30th April
Today the ‘classic tour’ takes place in the morning and the track sessions continue throughout the day. Lunch is included at the circuit once again. Tonight is a free evening.
Monday 1st May
After breakfast we head off to see more of Burgundy. We have a very attractive route heading North to our overnight stop in Chablis. We have an interesting stop planned at the Cave de Bailly wine producer housed in a cave, we’ll have a visit and tasting plus chance to buy here. Our hotel this evening is in the centre of Chablis with an excellent restaurant
Tuesday 2nd May
After breakfast at the hotel we return to Calais for a crossing of your choice.