March to Limoges

March to Limoges
A short stay in Limoges France . A chance to experience the capital of the Limousin and practise some French .

PLEASE NOTE

This is NOT an official adult education trip but an informal group visit to France which will support your learning. Open to current and past learners of French and their friends.

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The plan:

Thursday 17 March –

11.00 Meet East Midlands Airport
13.10 Depart East Midlands on Flight Ryanair FR 1632

15.50 arrive Limoges airport and take shared taxi to Hotel de la Paix http://www.hoteldelapaix87.fr/
17.00 approx – arrive at hotel and check in.

18.30 Short walking tour of Limoges

19.30 Meal in restaurant together.

21.00 return to hotel free time.

 

Friday 18 March
8.00 Breakfast
9.30 joint cultural visit (TBC but associated with history of Limoges and ceramic industry)
11.30 Free time and project groups set off to:   find lunch venue for each group, undertake research project to present to others.
16.00 all groups meet to share experiences at location near to hotel.
19.30 group joint meal.
21.00 return to hotel

Saturday 19 March

8.00 Breakfast
9.00 individual visits based on recommendations from feedback from resrach groups.
13.00 Rendez vous at Hotel and taxi to airport.
13.50 arrive airport. Take flight Ryanair FR 1633
15.50 take off
16.30 return to East Midlands airport.

More details  alastairclark@yahoo.com    07847417027

Estimated costs

At time of writing retun fare with Ryanair is 55 Pounds (this may change)

Hotel

90 pounds for a double room for two nights (Double bed)
111 pounds for two nights in a twin room
Cost of cultural visit   about 10 Pounds

Other costs

Amount on shared taxis   approx 20 pounds
Two evening meals approx 70 pounds
Two lunches approx 20 pounds

 

Incidentals and drinks are at your discretion.

Example costs:

Travel alone with single occupancy: 265 pounds pp
One person sharing a twin room: 230 pounds   pp
A couple sharing douible room.   330 pounds total (165 pp)

 

Good advice

Bring an EU medical card
Ensure that you have adequate travel insurance.

You will need cash and for this you can change money in advance but also you can take cash from ATMs in France using your debit card

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