Objective: To provide a convivial and relaxing Talbot tour after the Le Mans weekend – in the spirit of the Loire Loop of prior years. The tour will be open to those at Le Mans and also to those who wish to join independently.
Location: Two days following the River Seine. One day in transit across central Normandy. Two days in Suisse Normande.
Accommodation: Logis 3 chimney pots and 3 table lamps. Half board fixed menu.
Day 1. Rendezvous with UK party at Monet’s Gardens, Giverny, for a team picnic (160km from Thorigné sur Dué and 120km from Le Havre and Dieppe). Explore Seine region. O/N near Les Andelys
Day 2. Explore Seine. Rouen, Chateau Gaillard, Jumieges, Honfleur, Alabaster Coast. O/N near Les Andelys
Day 3. Transit through central Normandy. Camembert country, cider, Suisse Normande. (c200 km). O/N in Suisse Normande.
Day 4. Explore Suisse Normande, Bayeux, Caen, Invasion beaches, Cotentin peninsula, Mont St Michel. O/N Suisse Normande.
Day 5. As above. Farewell dinner. O/N ferry from Caen to Portsmouth
Costs: Modest. Aim to be within reach of the average Talboteer. Not up-market or elitist.
Mileages: Modest. Suitable for all reliable Talbots.
Maps: Michelin Regional Series: Normandy 513.
Ferries: Le Havre and Dieppe are the most convenient ports. There are daily overnight services from Portsmouth and Newhaven respectively.
There are only a few places left, so get in touch with Martin Bryant if you are interested on 01636 812901 or email firstname.lastname@example.org