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Roussillon

7 Oct — 14 Oct 2019 | Tour Director: Cathy Oakes

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Tour Director

Andrew Wilson portrait

Cathy Oakes,

PhD, FSA

Associate Professor in Art History at Oxford University.

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Itinerary

Day

1

Depart Heathrow 1325, arriving Toulouse 1610. Transfer to Hotel Les Jardins du Cèdre, Port Vendres for seven nights.

Day

2

Introductory talk followed by excursion to Collioure: harbour, Church of Notre Dame des Anges, Chateau Royal. Continue to Elne (pre-Roman Iberian citadel of Ilíberis).

Day

3

Whole day excursion into Pyrenees along Valley of the Tech: Arles-sur-Tech (Church of Ste Marie), , stone-built town of Besalú in Spain, returning to France via border town of Le Perthus (Fort de Bellegarde - exterior only).

Day

4

Whole day excursion to Catalonia: Sant Pere de Rodes (superb Romanesque monastery), Cadaqués (picturesque fishing village), Figueres (Dalí Museum).

Day

5

Ille-sur-Têt (sacred art museum), Villefranche-de-Conflent (fortified town), St Michel de Cuxa (10th century Romanesque church).

Day

6

Morning: St Genis des Fontaines (Romanesque sculptures) and Céret (provincial town frequented by turn of the century artists) for the Modern Art Museum (Picasso). Afternoon in Perpignan: Hotel de Ville (Maillol sculpture), Palace of the Kings of Majorca.

Day

7

Morning: Maître de Cabestany Museum. Afternoon: Forteresse de Salses (huge complex built to withstand early artillery).

Day

8

Transfer to Toulouse (Musée des Augustins and St Sernin – time permitting). Depart Toulouse 1705, arriving Heathrow 1800.

Tour Dates

7 Oct — 14 Oct 2019

Days

8

Cost

£1995

Tour Code

ROU2-19

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Testimonial

Organisation efficient and professional as always. Choice of hotel ideal. Director very knowledgeable and Manager was the most efficient and friendly as could ever be wished for!

Recent ACE Traveller to Roussillon


FLIGHTS

For customers who wish to make their own travel arrangements, ACE are pleased to be able to offer a flight reduction of:

£170.00

Cost of £1995 includes: return airfare, accommodation based on sharing a twin or double bedded room, breakfast, dinner with wine, water & coffee, excursions & admissions, gratuities.

Not included: travel insurance, double room for single use supplement £285.

 
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