Falcon drives ltd, recently launched on the isle of man, will seamlessly organise and escort you throughout your luxury european driving
experience. You, your treasured vehicle and friends will enjoy and soak up europe’s very best hotels, gastronomy, driving roads and special scenery.
With our unique portfolio of drives including the Scottish Highlands and Lowlands, Isle of Man, Ireland, London to Portugal, and London to Portofino on the Italian Riviera. We aspire to fulfil your every driving desire. Fabulous dinners and pre dinner drinks are included with breakfasts served on the best terraces in Europe. Your travel itinerary has been thoughtfully compiled so that your every need is met including a bespoke luggage service should you require it.
Working alongside Martin Chisholm and his experienced team at www.martinchisholm.com we guarantee to find you the vehicle of your dreams if you wish to hire a car for the duration of the journey or indeed you would like to have your vehicle returned home on your behalf.
Assisted and hosted by Pamela Burns and Kim Sellers you are invited to join us on our forthcoming ”drive of a lifetime” on what promises to be the most scenic and fun adventure of the season. You will experience five exhilarating days of European driving – starting at one of Berkshire’s greatest houses, Cliveden and finishing in the exclusive bay of Portofino, Italy, where you will enjoy finish line cocktails on board MY Falcon.
An optional start to this amazing trip could include a sumptuous dinner and night’s stay at Cliveden for a private audience with the Jette Parker Young Artists of the Royal Opera House. All of this whilst listening to world-class opera performed in solos and duets by soprano Dusisa Bijelic, tenor David Butt Philip and baritone Michel de Souza, accompanied by Paul Wingfield on the piano in Cliveden’s Great Hall. What better way to celebrate the start and meet your fellow hosts and travelling companions.
DAY 1: MONDAY 7TH OCTOBER 2013 CLIVEDEN MANOR, BERKSHIRE, UK
Commencing at 10am at Cliveden, you will meet your hosts and travelling companions for the ensuing week ahead. After light refreshments and welcome introductions, the flag goes down at 11.30am sharp! There will be a 35 minute crossing on the Folkestone Eurotunnel before driving onto Epernay, Northern France – ‘the “entrepôt” for champagne wines’. Here you will spend your first night at the distinguished Relais & Chateaux Le Royal Champagne – a hotel, set amidst lush vineyards, and home to no fewer than 280 exceptional brut and rose vintages. Moet et Chandon, L’Orangerie will be your hosts this evening, where you will enjoy an exquisite Champagne dinner.
DAY 2: TUESDAY 8TH OCTOBER BAD RAGAZ HOTEL, SWITZERLAND
From the graceful tranquillity of Epernay, your journey continues through the ‘soaring’ heights of the Swiss Alps before reaching your second night’s destination where a wonderful evening meal awaits you at the palatial Grand Resort Bad Ragaz – and home to a 12,800 square-metre spa – one of Europe’s largest.
DAY 3: WEDNESDAY 9TH OCTOBER VILLA DE ESTE, LAKE COMO, ITALY
Today’s drive through the Stelvio Pass – one of the highest at 2,757M is one of the world’s most breath taking and dramatic mountain passes in the European Alps. Top Gear voted this the best driving road in the world. Your journey transports you to the majestic splendour of Lake Como where you will spend the night and indulge in yet another fabulous dinner at Villa d’Este – hailed one of the best hotels in the world.
DAY 4: THURSDAY 10TH OCTOBER PORTOFINO BAY, ITALY
Departing Lake Como, you travel south – via Milano and Piacenza, to Bobbio, a charming village in the heart of the Trebbia river valley. From here, you travel onto Portofino Bay where for the next two nights, you will be guests at the fabulous Hotel Splendido, on the Italian Riviera. Private “Finish Line” canapé & cocktails will be served on MY Falcon in the bay of Portofino to mark the end of a wonderful driving experience. You are then free to enjoy any of the fabulous restaurants and pizzeria’s in the bay at your leisure this evening.
DAY 5: FRIDAY 11TH OCTOBER PORTOFINO BAY, ITALYThe fifth and final day, is yours to relax and enjoy the panoramic splendour of Portofino Bay. The day will conclude with a stylish, fun, last night dinner and farewell to new found driving companions on the terraces of Hotel Splendido.
The price per team of two double or sharing includes;
5 night’s accommodation in 5* hotels, twin or double share, private cocktail party on board the Falcon yacht – with drinks and canapés, gastronomic dinners on four nights, pre-dinner drinks each night, welcome refreshments at Cliveden Manor, finale dinner on the terraces of Hotel Splendido, Eurotunnel outbound and flexi-return tickets, personal daily luggage service, photographer thought out the trip capturing your adventures, Drivers Packs including quality road maps and directions.
Kim Sellers will be one of your hosts throughout this adventure. If you would like to reserve a team place in this highly anticipated event or simply request more information, please do not hesitate to contact Kim anywhere on + 44 77721 48463 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org or Pamela on +44 7624 375111
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