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Flights are currently possible from Gatwick, Heathrow, Liverpool, Bristol and Luton airports subject to availability at time of booking the flights, and a supplement may apply. Alternative UK departure airports may become available, we will look at all options when you book.
• Flights include 1 checked in bag (usually no more than 20kgs) and 1
carry on bag per person – weight/size subject to airline rules.
• Flight duration around 2 hours.
• Transfer time Nice Airport to hotel around 60 mins each way subject to traffic.
Note: Our aim is to operate 1 transfer each way taking all arrivees/departees together so you may need to wait at the airport for later arrivals and go to the airport with guests on the earliest flight home. We will suggest flights with closest arrival/departure times so waiting is minimal. If your flight is much later or earlier you may prefer a private transfer which can be arranged for a supplement.
Please call us on 01895 83 33 33 to discuss your flight requirements.
This motor racing extravaganza, celebrating its 14th edition in 2024, features several short races with cars from each era competing to their limits. In contrast to its modern day counterpart, held a few weeks later, the Grand Prix de Monaco Historique is far more relaxed, friendlier and accessible. Many of our clients have visited both events, but none were interested in going back to the future – the historique event is their overwhelming favourite.
The Grandstand (reserved seat included) has covered seating and faces inland overlooking the track and pit lane (not in use) near the famous Rascasse corner. This stand has access* to cars and drivers in the harbourside paddock – definitely off limits at the F1 GP. Alternatively, have a Grandstand ticket for Saturday’s practise and for Sunday’s races upgrade to stand K (£50pp extra). Pictured above, stand K overlooks the harbour with views of the cars racing around the harbour after exiting the tunnel. *Grandstand paddock access is subject to racing schedule and any additional security measures in place on the day.
Day 1: UK to Bordighera
Depart from your chosen airport, or choose an early morning, escorted departure from St Pancras by Eurostar to Lille or Paris (station transfers included), continuing by TGV train to Nice. On arrival transfer to our hotel in Bordighera. Dinner and free drinks at the hotel (subject to flight or train arrival time).
Day 2: Bordighera
Free day to enjoy Bordighera. Dinner and free drinks at the hotel.
Day 3: Dolceacqua & San Remo
Today we have a full day excursion starting in San Remo, said to be the Monte Carlo of Italy due to its famous casino, and also known as the City of Flowers for its colourful summer blooms. Here we have a guided walking tour followed by free time. We contine to Dolceacqua, stopping en route for a tasting session of local Ligurian snacks with wine. Dolceacqua, a medieval village at the foot of the Rebuffao mountains, you can meander through the village streets and climb to the 12th century castle, or cross the single arched bridge with a span of 33 metres to the 15th century ‘new’ town. We return to the hotel late afternoon. Dinner and free drinks at the hotel.
Day 4: Monaco Historic GP
Travel by coach to Monaco for the Historic Grand Prix practice sessions. Return to Bordighera by coach. Dinner and free drinks at the hotel.
Day 5: Monaco Historic GP
Today is race day for the Monaco Historic Grand Prix. Travel by coach to Monaco before taking your seat for the races. Return to Bordighera by coach. Dinner and free drinks at the hotel
Day 6: Bordighera
Today is free to explore on your own or your tour manager will be able to assist with local travel to nearby attractions. Dinner and free drinks at the hotel.
Day 7: Bordighera to UK
Depart the hotel after breakfast and transfer to Nice Station. We board the TGV to Lille or Paris (station transfers included), continuing by Eurostar train to St. Pancras arriving late evening. Or transfer to Nice airport if travelling by air.
Note: Order and times of events and excursions may be subject to change.
Run by the Sattanino family, the Hotel Parigi, famous since the early 1900s as the choice of royalty, offers a rich variety of services introduced over the years to satisfy evolving holiday styles. Bordighera is a charming seaside resort with stunning views on all sides, on a clear day you can see Monte Carlo. Less commercial than other resorts along the coast it has a large selection of bars, cafes and shops. The hotel is situated on the seafront and offers a wellness centre, private beach, bar and restaurant. All rooms are en-suite, with air-conditioning, satellite TV and hairdryer. All rooms have private balconies except those on the top floor which have access to the roof top terrace.
I just wanted to add to the survey sent in relation to the 2022 Historic GP trip. We were so impressed with the trip that we are planning to return in 2024, hoping that this event will continue and have two friends who will also be joining the trip. As soon as the dates become available we would like to book our places. Read more “Monaco Historic Grand Prix May 2022”
We have recently returned from the Historic Grand Prix and Portofino holiday staying at the Piccolo Hotel. We have completed your relevant questionnaire, but was anxious to compliment you and your company on a break which surpassed our expectations. Customer service from everyone was very professional and all questions answered. Travel arrangements were efficient and the itinerary outstanding and much fuller than anticipated. The Piccolo was a very friendly place with a warm welcome, very clean and there were characters who will always be remembered. Your main asset was Raffaella, her sunny personality ensured 34 strangers became her family and undoubtedly her friends. She reacted with all ages and left no one out. It was a joy to be in her company, and leaving was hard. She has a special place in our family and will always be remembered. If she is supporting any future trips with your company, Please let us know. We are very grateful for a great time Read more “Monaco Historic GP May 2022”
Just a short belated note to inform you how much my wife and enjoyed our holiday -The weather was outstanding and Raffaella was amazing - not only very efficient but amusing too and she had a good sense of humour. Our driver Vincenze was excellent , too. The hotel was also first class along with the meals and free drinks and nothing was too much for the friendly staff. Read more “Monaco Historic GP 2022 – Piccolo hotel”