A Taste of France

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  • Take in the world famous vineyards of Champagne and Burgundy
  • Visit mighty Mont Blanc
  • Travel in comfortable, spacious Land Rover Discovery
Day 1 Picardy
  Pick up/meet for a.m. crossing by Eurotunnel
12midday Serre - the story of the Pals Regiments
1pm Auchonvillers for lunch
2pm Newfoundland Park
3.30pm Thiepval Memorial to the Missing
4.30pm Lochnagar Crater
5.30pm Check in at Hotel de Paix, Albert
7.30pm Dinner
Day 2 Burgundy
9am Check out of hotel after breakfast
  Lunch en route
2pm Arrive at hotel in Beaune
3pm Wine Tasting, and tour of vineyard
6pm Return to Hotel
7.30pm Dinner
Day 3 The Alps
9am  Check out of hotel after breakfast
 12midday  Les Houches for lunch at Chalet Bluebird
 2.30pm  Chamonix
 4.30pm  Return to Chalet
 7pm  Dinner
 Day 4  Mont Blanc
 8am  Breakfast at Chalet
 9am  St Gervais for Mont Blanc Tramway
   Lunch on the mountain
 4pm  St Gervais
 5pm  Return to Chalet
 7pm  Dinner
 Day 5  Champagne
 9am  Check out of Chalet
   Lunch en route
 2pm  Champagne tasting and vineyard tour
 5pm  Check in at L'Auberge du Lac
 7pm  Dinner
 Day 6  Au Revoir - back to Calais, then home

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