TRIP TO LILLE 30 NOVEMBER 2018
GreatDays have put together a package for this. Staying 2 nights Bed and Breakfast in the Ibis Gare Belffroi The hotel is centrally located within walking distance of the centre of Lille with its many restaurants, bars etc. www.ibis.com/gb/hotel-1384-ibis-styles-lille-centre-gare-beffroi
The proposed itinerary is as follows.
Friday 30th.November – leave Trowbridge early morning for journey to Folkestone, Travel via Eurotunnel to France then onto Lille arriving in the afternoon. Drop off at Hotel
Afternoon and evening at leisure – visit Christmas Market
Saturday 1st.December at leisure in Lille. See www.visitcity.com/en/lille. For those who prefer, we will go by coach to Bruges. See www.visitcity.com/en/bruges On this site there are several suggested itineraries for a 1 day visit. Such as the Basilica of the Holy Blood, the Belford of Bruges, the Chocolate Museum, Stadhuis – City Hall building to name a few. We will leave Bruges mid afternoon for the short journey to Ypres. There will be time to wander, visit the Museum and have a meal before attending the ceremony at the Menin Gate.
Return to Lille
Sunday 2nd December – leave Lille after breakfast. The last time I was in Lille there was a Sunday flea market which was very interesting – I’ll try and find out more. We will travel via Ypres where we will stop off for a short break. Then onto Bologne and Eurotunnel back to the UK & home.
The cost: £171 per person(B&B) based on 2 people sharing a double/twin room. Single supplement is £36.00 for the 2 nights. Should you require an evening meal, this will be an additional £20.00 per night per person for a 3 course set meal.
The coach company will be Barnes Coaches. No Travel Insurance is included – you will need to arrange this.
If you are interested, please contact me and I will give you the information you need to book.
At present there are 8 spaces available.
Contact details for Jean are in your Newsletter or via Groups Coordinator.