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The ‘Spa-Francorchamps’ & Chateau Experience

  • Durbuy, Belgium © Piers Smith-Cresswell

    Chataeux Durbuy, Belgium
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    Circuit de Spa Francorchamps, Belgium - European travel
4 day tour
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Discover the Scenic Ardennes and experience the rush of Spa-Francorchamps

No, we are not talking relaxing bubble baths, but a tour celebrating the famous Spa-Francorchamps Racing Track. Enjoy a fuel filled journey through the history of the circuit and enjoy a lap of the world’s most famous track on your own coach. Regularly voted as one of the best by the drivers of the world, the Circuit of Spa-Francorchamps is part of the legendary motor sport tracks and deserves to be on the podium with the likes of Le Mans, Indianapolis or Monaco.

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“The most beautiful circuit in the world”

A regular theatre since 1985 of the F1 Grand Prix of Belgium, this legendary track, a little over 7 km, is the longest in the world championship. The signature Spa loop is known for its difficulty as well as the tracks quick turns however, the natural and majestic setting means that the noise of the engines echoes throughout the forests of fir trees. A real jewel that is constantly being adapted to the very latest in FIA safety standards has also managed to maintain its legendary status, making it a true monument of Belgian history as well known throughout the world as the Atomium or the Grand Place of Brussels.

The Ardennes – Belgium’s Best Kept Secret

A vast and exciting landscape, The Belgian Ardennes extends through the south of Belgium and into Luxembourg and France. Amongst the dense forests and rolling hills, there are numerous charming towns and villages to explore. Once the scene of fierce battles in both World Wars, it is a real paradise for nature lovers and undeniably the most enchanting part of BelgiumThis southern Belgian region offers an alternative to the busy and industrial north, with life moving at a slower pace. This is not only a destination for those interested in history – its unspoiled beauty offers something for everyone.

Do not miss the opportunity of lifetime and get in touch today for this once in a lifetime experience.


Dates

Dates throughout 2021


Suggested itinerary by coach

Day 1

Depart the UK

Travel to either Dover (ferry) or Folkestone (Eurotunnel) for the crossing to Calais, then continue to your chosen hotel for the next three nights. (190 miles).

Day 2

Chateau de Modave and Durbuy

Start the tour at a relative slow pace and make the short journey to Chateau de Modave. Standing on the banks of the River Houyoux this tall and stately castle is a rare example of 17th century French architecture. We then continue to Durbuy, once known as the smallest town in the world. Ironically, the smallest town in the world is home to the biggest Topiary Gardens in the world, over 10000m2 of trees pruned into all sorts of shapes and sizes. (70 miles).

Day 3

Spa Experience

The day begins with a visit to the museum housed in the magnificent vaulted cellars of Abbey Stavelot. The museum’s collection features motorcars and bikes that illustrate the history of the famous circuit. Following the museum, drive to the circuit where you will have a tour of the paddocks and a lap of probably the most famous and loved track on the Formula 1 circuit (using your own coach). Following lunch at the track return to your hotel via the beautiful Belgian Ardennes with a variety of stop-offs possible depending on your hotel location. (100 miles).

Day 4

Return to the UK

Retrace your steps across Belgium and travel back to Calais for the return ferry or Eurotunnel crossing to the UK and journey home.


Suggested hotels

Floreal La Roche-en-Ardenne

Located in a characteristic building amidst its own beautiful grounds, this holiday resort has its own outdoor heated pool, mini-golf course, tennis court and bowling lane. The Floreal hotel offers a wonderful base on the banks of the River Ourthe and just 900 yards away from the historical centre.


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4 days
2021 dates prices available on request
All prices are per person based on sharing a double or twin room and with one free place in a single room, based on a minimum 25 full fare paying passengers. Prices do not include UK coach hire or travel insurance. Dates are subject to availability. Smaller groups can be quoted for on request. Greatdays Holidays Limited is a member of ABTA (Y0380) which means you have the benefit of ABTA's assistance and Code of Conduct. Please ask us to confirm what protection may apply to your booking. Greatdays Holidays Limited has an ATOL licence (4279) and all of our air package tours are protected under this licence. In the unlikely event of our insolvency, the Civil Aviation Authority will ensure that you are not stranded abroad and will arrange to refund any monies you have paid to us for an advance booking. All the flights and flight-inclusive holidays on this tour are financially protected by the ATOL scheme. When you pay you will be supplied with an ATOL Certificate. Please ask for it and check to ensure that everything you booked (flights, hotels and other services) is listed on it. Please see our booking conditions for further information or for more information about financial protection and the ATOL Certificate go to: www.atol.org.uk/ATOLCertificate. Our website policy is to use only copyright free images or images which have been authorised to us for free use by the owner. If you consider an image to be unauthorised or to be your property, please contact us immediately and if invalid we will have the image removed. If your image requires crediting or is missing a copyright statement then we will be pleased to add this to the webpage, contact us at info@greatdays.co.uk

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