Italian Job Tour Itinerary 2018

Tuesday 4th September.
Meet at the DFDS ferry Eastern Docks, Dover CT16 1JA at 11.00. Catch the 12:00 ferry to Dunkirk arrive at 14.45, ( France + 1 hour)
Drive to the Premiere Classe Hotel, 126 Route De Valenciennes, Feignies.
Maubeuge 59750.
Go to the La Petite Auberge Restaurant for our evening meal.
105 miles.    

Wednesday 5th September.
Up at 8ish, breakfast and on our way by 9.00. Buy provisions and petrol along the way. Leave Maubeuge and head towards Riems, visit the old Grand Prix race circuit and the pits and grandstands, then St Dizier, staying at the Ibis Hotel, Route De Bar Le Duc. 52100

In the evening eat at the one of the local restaurants.

175 miles.

Thursday 6th September.
Up at 8ish, breakfast and on our way by 9.00. Buy provisions for lunch and petrol along the way. Leave Saint Dizier and head towards Chaumont and then towards Besancon  and on to  Polighy, turning off onto the N 5 towards Geneva. Around Geneva and end up on the N 205 towards Chamonix.  Through the Mont Blanc tunnel into Italy, purchasing a return ticket (55.00 Euro’s) Just into Italy is the Hotel Vallee Blanche, Frazione La Palude 38. Cormayeur 11013. 
295 miles.

Friday 7th September.
After breakfast on our way by 9:00. Buy provisions and petrol. Then it is onto the first of the film locations, the scene where the Lamborghini crashes in the tunnel, then onto the scene where Professor Peach picks the flowers, and this is also the location where all the vehicles meet up and go their separate ways and where they dump the “Dormobile” and get into the coach. Then it is up the St Bernard Pass to the scenes where the opening credits where filmed, and see where the 3 Mini’s were “pushed” out of the back of the coach, stop for a bite to eat at the top, and then drive south on the motorway (toll is 15 Euro’s) to Turin, staying at a the 4 star Lingotto Hotel   (Old Fiat Factory with the test track on the roof) for 3 nights.

In the evenings you are free to do your own thing, sight-seeing etc. (it is still light till about 9.30.)
150 miles.

Saturday 8th September.
On Saturday visit (on foot) most of the locations used in Turin.

In the afternoon I recommend you try The Segway Tours, see more of the beautiful City of Turin and have fun along the way.

Sunday 9th September
On Sunday morning we will use our cars to visit some of the locations on the edge of town. The 3 cornered building the Mini's drove upon, the scene where the police motorcyclist crashed through the wall and the deleted scene at the ice skating rink, the film companies head quarters and the gangs hide out. Finish around lunch time and the rest of the day is to yourself. There is a Segway Tour available in the afternoon of the beautiful city of Turin.

Monday 10th September.
After breakfast, drive your Mini onto the roof for photo’s and video. Then leave Turin and head back towards France, but first we visit the “cliff hanger scene”, filmed a mile and a half above sea level, up the Col De Nivolet. We will stop here for lunch and enjoy the scenery. The view is breath taking and I have saved the best until last……… Then head to the Hotel in Cormayeur  again.
175 miles.

Tuesday 11th September.
After breakfast at 8ish on our way by 9:00,  we will head back into France, through the Mont Blanc tunnel and retrace our steps and finish up at the Hotel Ibis, Saint Dizier.

Route De Bar Le Duc 52100. In the evening go out for a meal.
295 miles.

Wednesday 12th September.

After breakfast, and shopping we must be on our way by 9.00. Staying at the Hotel Du Lac, Rue Du Lac Armbouts Cappel on the outskirts of Dunkirk

8:30 in the evening there will be a showing of The Italian Job film.
255 miles.

Thursday 13th September.
Up at 8:00 and on our way by 9:00 to catch the 10.00 ferry atTerminal Roulier Du Port Quest 59279.
Say our good byes and make your way home.

15 miles
Total mileage abroad is 1600 miles.

A deposit of £100 per person is required by the 31st January 2018, so that I can book the ferry. A further £650 per person (sharing) will be due at the end of April to pay for the hotels.
Those applying at a later date will pay more.
Those wishing a single room please contact me for a price.
There is an option to Fly and just visit the locations in Turin

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