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Paris Roubaix 2017 1 night spectator trip

8th to 9th April 2017

What an exciting event the 2016 Paris Roubaix was!. Fast and furious, incredible speed and an unexpected but deserved winner in Australian Matt Hayman of Orica Green Edge. After a very successful trip to Paris Roubaix in 2016, we are offering a weekend travel package to the Paris Roubaix 2017 professional cycling race. This one night package features an overnight stay in Senlis near Compiegne.
Note that this is a spectator trip without opportunity to ride your bike due to time constraints. Get your own cobblestone to display at home for just £20. We’ll have it available for you on arrival at the hotel and you can bring it back home on the coach.

This time efficient tour to the 2017 Paris-Roubaix features an overnight stay with breakfast and evening meal in Senlis, near the start in Compiegne. “The queen of classics” is a formidable and exciting race, considered by many to be the best one day classic cycling race to watch.
You will see the start of the ‘Hell of the North’ in Compiegne followed by a viewing point en-route plus the finish in the Roubaix Velodrome. Packed lunch provided so there is not time wasted.

Planned itinerary:

Saturday 8th of April:
We will sail early in the afternoon from Calais to Dover and we will get to Senlis in the early evening. On arrival your evening meal will be waiting for you and you will enjoy a good night’s sleep at the Hotel Campanile Senlis near Compiegne.

East Coast coach:

West Coach coach:

Sunday 9th of April (Pro Race Day)
After breakfast we’ll go to the start area in Compiegne, where you will be able to have a look around and enjoy the build up to the race. The team busses and bikes will be on show and the riders will be registering on the podium. After the race has started and the riders are on their way, we will walk back to the tour bus and make our way to a Cafe near the forest of Arenberg where we will have a sandwich lunch and the race will be on TV. Once the riders are nearing the Trouee d’Arenberg we will walk the short distance across and watch them come past.
We will then walk back to the bus and drive over to the Roubaix Velodrome where we will gain access and watch the race finish from the bankings.
After we have witnessed the finish and the winner’s ceremony we will resume our return journey to the UK. Estimated sailing time from Calais is 21.30 to Dover.

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£199 for 1 night based on the double occupancy of a twin or double room.
Single Room Supplement for the sole occupancy of a twin or double room – £69
£20 for your own cobblestone trophy delivered to the hotel
A deposit of £75 is required.

What’s included:
  • A selection of collection points throughout the UK
  • Coach transport and ferry crossings
  • The services of our experienced coach driver, guide and the rest of our team
  • 1 nights on half board basis (brekfast and evening meal) at the Campanile in Senlis
  • An excellent packed lunch on with a drink, sandwich, crisps, a piece of fruit and piece of cake
  • *Depends on the speed of the racing
  • Race viewing at the start in Compiegne, the cobbled section at Arenberg plus in the Velodrome at the finish in Roubaix
Available at additional cost:
  • A commemorative cobblestone to bring home – £20 and delivered to the hotel
  • Travel insurance – please visit our insurance page

If you would prefer a longer stay and the opportunity to ride your bike on the Roubaix course yourself, see our package for the Paris Roubaix challenge – click here

HOW TO BOOK:
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At time of booking we require a non-refundable deposit per person plus any applicable entry fee. The balance of your travel package must be paid, at the latest, 12 weeks before departure to avoid the cancellation of your trip.
Please look here for our full booking conditions.

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Important Information:

Single travellers and twin to share:
We welcome single travellers on our tours and holidays as it is a great way to join a like-minded group of people and you will make lots of new friends. If you would like to join our group as a single traveller we can offer you two options.
A single room or if you want to avoid the single supplement then you can make use of our ‘twin to share’ option. We will pair you up with another rider (of the same sex) and you can enjoy the event without having to pay extra.

General, visa, passport and health information:
For passport and visa information, please check the relevant section on this page: https://www.gov.uk/browse/citizenship/passports. General Travel and health Information for your destination is available on the FCO website. Click here for the latest travel advice for France, and click here for useful ‘know before you go’ information also from the FCO. Please note that this information relates to UK passport holders only and that other nationalities should refer to their own authorities for this information.

Travel Insurance:
For details of specialist sports travel insurance for our travel packages, please visit our insurance page. You must ensure that your travel insurance policy covers you to participate in running events. There is additional information about our other Concierge Services on our special web page.

 

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