PARIS European Athletics Champs 2020 - CANCELLED

Paris


Event Location : PARIS / France

Tour Code: e.g. TFFRA1/20


PARIS

   25– 30 AUG 2020 

CANCELLED

The Stade Charlety hosts the European Championships for the first time providing an ideal opportunity to once again visit the French capital. For many regular clients it will be a welcome return to this majestic city that hosted the IAAF World Athletics Championships in 2003 and more recently the European Indoors in 2011.

We are offering 9, 7, 6 & 3 night packages in our selection of 4* SUP and 4* hotels. All are within easy access of the stadium either on foot or by very easy metro / RER links and also very accessible to the major tourist sites and sights.  Full details of our proudly named hotels can be found below.

TOUR OPTIONS:

Option 1X: 22 – 31 August / 9 nights          Option 1: 24 – 31 August / 7 nights

Option 2: 25 – 31 August / 6 nights          Option 3: 28 – 31 August / 3 nights

Full Package options include a Private 4 hour Guided Bus Tour of the city as well as a Seine River Cruise & Lunch – these can be omitted if not required and will reduce the price to our Basic Package offer.

An optional Guided Bus Tour to Versailles is planned between athletic’s sessions to visit the palace of the Sun King Louis XIV.

We are offering a Giverny & Reims post-tour with the option of extending the trip to Brussels to include the very popular Ivo Van Damme Diamond League Athletics Meeting. Full itinerary information can be found by clicking on the below link or scrolling down this page.  

 HOTEL PACKAGES: from £ 229 per person

FLIGHTS: from £ 79 per person or EUROSTAR: from £ 110 per person incl. hotel transfers

EVENT TICKETS: from £ 15 per session

CLICK HERE TO VIEW OUR FINAL TRAVEL PROGRAMME  pdf

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PARIS FULL PACKAGE OPTIONS INCLUDE:

All Hotels on Bed & Breakfast Basis / Paris City Tour OPT 1x & OPT 1 clients only / T&FT Daily Paris 2020 Newsletters / Paris City Information Pack / Supporters Event Statistics Guide / T&FT Seine Cruise Party / T&FT Staff Services / Access to Prime Stadium Seating Areas


PARIS PACKAGE HOTELS:

With the stadium located in the south of the city we have reserved hotel rooms in properties south of the Seine river within 15-30 minutes of the stadium using the excellent Paris metro / RER network or by walking. All are located within easy access of the main tourist sites and sights so that you can combine watching the competition with sightseeing. With it being high season in Paris our selection of three 4* rated hotels booked in March 2019 all offer very good value for their category. Our A1 & A3 4* hotel options in particular have very spacious rooms by Parisian standards and also have their own restaurants and bars for the convenience of clients. With our comfortable A2 hotel within 10-20 mins of the stadium we consider our selection of properties very suitable for the event. We also have a comfortable 3* hotel for our “Clubs – Coaches & Athletes” programme in partnership with England Athletics which regular fans can book too.

4* Superior MERCURE  GARE MONTPARNASSE HOTEL

A business class hotel located in the vibrant Montparnasse area in the fashionable 14th Arrondissement with its wide selection of local shops, bars and restaurants. All of the spacious rooms (22 sq. m) have a bathroom with a bath / shower, WC and hairdryer, air conditioning, multi-channel TV, telephone, internet access / WiFi, air conditioning, minibar and a tea & coffee maker. The superior Privilege rooms (24 sq.m) have Nespresso machines available too. Suites available on request. Breakfast is buffet style and is especially good. The Bistrot de l’Enchanson restaurant offers gourmet cuisine & fine wines. The hotel bar offers snacks. – Located 300m from local metro station and just 3 stops to the station for the Charlety stadium – total journey 20-25 mins

Full Package Prices are per person:

 9 nights – Exec Single: £1659 / Single: £1439 / Exec Twin or Dbl: £1179 / Twin or Dbl: £999

 7 nights – Exec Single: £1379 / Single: £1199 / Exec Twin or Dbl: £999 / Twin or Dbl: £869

 6 nights – Exec Single: £1239 / Single: £1089 / Exec Twin or Dbl: £899 / Twin or Dbl: £779

 3 nights – Exec Single: £739 / Single: £659 / Exec Twin or Dbl: £559 / Twin or Dbl: £499 

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4* MERCURE ALESIA HOTEL

This 91 room hotel is located in the Porte D’Orleans district – the area where most of the officials and teams are staying for the event as it is immediately adjacent to the Charlety stadium. All rooms are equipped with a bathroom – most with shower only – WC and hairdryer, air conditioning, multi-channel TV, telephone, internet access / WiFi, air conditioning, mini-bar and safe. There is a restaurant (breakfast only) which serves a buffet style breakfast. The hotel has a spacious lounge bar with a garden / patio and in the vicinity there is a wide choice of local bars and restaurants to choose from. Located 1.6 km from the stadium / 15-20 mins walk or 100m to tram stop and then 5 mins by tram to the Charlety stadium.

Full Package Prices are per person:

 9 nights – Single Room: £ 1349 / Twin or Double Room: £ 979 / Triple Room: £ 799

 7 nights – Single Room: £ 1099 / Twin or Double Room: £ 849 / Triple Room: £ 699

 6 nights – Single Room: £ 999 / Twin or Double Room: £ 759 / Triple Room: £ 619

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4* COURTYARD BY MARRIOTT

A good value 4* hotel with large rooms & amenities – so superior to typical Parisian 3* hotels that we have chosen not to offer any.

This 170 room hotel is located in the modern Arcueil area just to the south of the Charlety stadium. All rooms are spacious and have a bathroom with a bath / shower, WC and hairdryer, air conditioning, multi-channel TV, telephone, internet access / WiFi, air conditioning, mini-bar and a tea & coffee maker. Breakfast is buffet style. There is a restaurant and bar with a terrace and also a fitness gym. There is a pay car park (€17 per day) and also a shopping centre close to the hotel – Located 1.8 km from the stadium / 20-30 mins walking distance or 350m from the nearest station and then just 2 stops to the station for the Charlety stadium – total journey taking 15 – 20 mins

Full Package Prices are per person:

 9 nights – Single Room: £ 1159 / Twin or Double Room: £ 849 / Triple Room: £ 749

 7 nights – Single Room: £ 999 / Twin or Double Room: £ 759 / Triple Room: £ 669

 6 nights – Single Room: £ 859 / Twin or Double Room: £ 659 / Triple Room: £ 559

 3 nights – Single Room: £ 499 / Twin or Double Room: £ 419 / Triple Room: £ 359

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3* IBIS ALESIA HOTEL

This 100 room hotel is in the Alesia district. All rooms are equipped with a bathroom & WC and all rooms have air conditioning, multi-channel TV, telephone, internet access / WiFi & air conditioning. There is a restaurant / coffee shop. A good budget option – Located 2.4 km from the stadium / 25-30 mins walk or 200m to tram stop and then 8 mins by tram to the Charlety stadium

Full Package Prices are per person:

 9 nights – Single Room: £ 899 / Twin or Double Room: £ 699 

 7 nights – Single Room: £ 729 / Twin or Double Room: £ 559 

 6 nights – Single Room: £ 629 / Twin or Double Room: £ 469 

 3 nights – Single Room: £ 399 / Twin or Double Room: £ 299 

 BASIC PACKAGE DISCOUNTS:

Clients requiring a less inclusive service can deduct the Basic Package Discount from our Full Package prices

Option 1x:  -£ 100 p.p / Option 1: -£ 100 p.p / Option 2:  -£ 70 p.p / Option 3: -£ 70 p.p

These packages exclude the Paris City Tour & the Seine Cruise Party & Lunch – but can be added on an ad-hoc basis.

EUROSTAR:

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We have negotiated an allocation of seats and preferential Group Rates directly with Eurostar from/to both London St. Pancras and Ebbsfleet, respectively. There is even a choice of trains to return from Paris on the 31st August depending how long you would like to spend there.

Return Fares from: £ 110 per person

Return fares also include bus transfers from/to Gare de Nord to/from your hotel

All train schedules can be found in the Final Programme by clicking the ‘Final Programme’ link at the bottom of this page


 FLIGHTS:

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Direct flight options to Paris are possible from many UK airports, which we are happy to service:

DIRECT: Stansted from: £ 89 / Luton from: £89 / Heathrow from: £ 149 / Gatwick from: £ 99 / Bristol from: £79 / Birmingham from: £ 139 / Manchester from: £ 109 / Newcastle from: £ 179 / Edinburgh from: £ 109 / Glasgow from: £ 89

All flight schedules can be found in the Final Programme by clicking the link at the bottom of this page

Flights booked by T&FT are as an agent of Gold Medal Travel Group / ATOL 2916 or Expedia ATO L5788 for which you will receive a separate confirmation.
All other package payments are covered by T&FT’s Financial Failure Indemnity Insurance provided by International Passenger Protection Ltd.


AIRPORT TRANSFERS:

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With 10 UK dep. airports, over 4 dates, 2 CDG arrival terminals and our 3 hotels we will only be able to confirm prices when we co-ordinate numbers for this service closer to the event.

Return transfer prices will range from £ 40 p.p. sharing a minivan to £120 for 1 person. CDG > city by rail is €10.30 each way.

COMPETITION SCHEDULE: 

Tues 25 Aug: 15.15 – 18.30 / Wed 26 Aug: 09.30 – 14.15 & 18.30 – 22.30 / Thur 27 Aug: 09.30 – 12.00 & 19.00 – 22.30 / Fri 28 Aug: 09.30 – 13.30 & 19.00 – 22.30 / Sat 29 Aug: 09.30 – 13.00 & 18.30 – 22.30 / Sun 30 Aug: 08.30 – 14.30

Click here for the event Timetable

TICKET PRICES:

CAT 1: Home Straight finish line:  £ 550 all sessions

CAT 2A: Mid-Home Straight: £ 385 all sessions

CAT 2B: Back Straight (lower tier) opp. finish line: £ 385 all sessions

CAT 3: Back Straight (upper tier) opp. finish line: £ 255 all sessions

Morning and evening session tickets are also available. Session by session prices can be found by clicking the ‘Final Brochure’ link at the bottom of this page

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POST CHAMPIONSHIP TOURING:

Our two options depart together by private bus from Paris on Mon 31 August. Choose from either the shorter Rheims & Giverny 3 days / 2 nights tour option returning back to the UK via Paris or the extended Rheims to Brussels 6 days / 5 nights tour option returning to the UK from Brussels.

GIVERNY & REIMS 

31 August – 02 September – 3 days / 2 nights

via Monet’s Gardens to the Champagne capital

Single Room Price: £ 299 p.p / Twin Double Room Price: £ 229 p.p

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PARIS to BRUSSELS  

31 August to 05 September – 6 days / 5 nights

via Giverny, Reims, Verdun, to Luxembourg, Bastogne & Waterloo to Brussels 

(an ideal opportunity to take-in the Ivo Van Damme Diamond League event)

Single Room Price: £ 949 p.p / Twin Double Room Price: £ 749 p.p

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Full itineraries for both of the above tour options are available by clicking the ‘Final Brochure’ link at the bottom of this page

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