Château and Champagne                     Friday 14 to Sunday 16 July

For 2017 we return to a stunning château with a Michelin star restaurant in the heart of the Normandy coastline. Just a few minutes from the centre of Bayeux where the famous tapestry is housed and equally close to the D Day landing beaches. This beautiful chateau is the perfect location from which to explore the surrounding region.


Friday

Depart on the 09:00 Eurotunnel. Leaving the tunnel we travel for around three hours and stop for lunch around 13:30 local time at the pretty little village of Pierrefitte en Auge. A further one hours drive takes us to this beautiful Château.


Friday Evening

Relax on the terrace with a drink or take a break in the indoor pool or jacuzzi before enjoying dinner.


                                        



                                      

 

Saturday

The whole area is steeped in history with so many places to visit and sights to take in.

Less than 15 minutes takes you into the town of Bayeux where the famous tapestry is displayed. There are a number of theories as to its origin but most likely it was commissioned by Bishop Odo, William the Conquerors half brother. Made in England this tapestry, nearly 70 meters long, depicts the events leading up to the Norman conquest of England and the Battle of Hastings in 1066.

Slightly further afield at around 25 minutes drive is Gold beach, the central of 5 areas of the Allied invasion of France. The capture of Gold was the responsibility of the British and landings commenced at 07:45 on 6 June 1945. With the American forces landing to the west at Omaha and the Canadian forces to the east at Juno there is so much to explore in this area.

If history does not appeal then how about a visit to a Calvados distillery? The region is famous for it's cider production, a visit and tasting session of the regions famous cider brandy is only a short drive away.

Or just stay at the Chateau, relax and enjoy the pool and spa.


Saturday Evening

Time to don black tie and posh frocks. Starting with a cocktail reception and then an absolutely sumptuous gala dinner prepared by Michelin starred chef Nicolas Fages.


Sunday

Begin the day with a leisurely breakfast. After which there is time to explore the area further or just stay and enjoy the pool and spa.

We leave around 15:00 allowing plenty of time for our return journey to catch the 19:00 Eurotunnel.

Below are some pictures from 2016 and previous chateau runs.

 

monets garden
pont audemer pont audemer
vranken pommery champagne




 
 

Price

All prices are per person based upon 2 persons sharing a double room.

Please ask for details if single occupancy is required

Superior Room £814.00

Superior Room with Terrace £889.00

Deluxe Room £904.00

Junior Suite £1028.00

Deposit

A non refundable deposit of 50% is required 

What is Included

Flexi Eurotunnel crossing, breakfast Saturday and Sunday, 5 course dinner Friday evening. Pre-dinner cocktails and 7 course gala dinner Saturday evening.

What is not included

Bar bills, spa treatments and miscellaneous costs, lunch Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Optional Extras

Enjoy a relaxing evening prior to travel in a hotel just a few minutes drive from the tunnel. Contact us for pricing.

To book

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