Day 1 To France
Early departure from the Travel centre and we travel to Dover for the ferry crossing to Calais and onward journey through France to our overnight Hotel in the Troyes area
Day 2 To Spain
After an early breakfast we depart this morning and continue our journey through France and cross the border into Spain reaching our hotel in the lovely bay of Roses in the early evening.
A buffet dinner is included at the hotel this evening
Day 3 Cruise to Cadaqués
After breakfast this morning we enjoy a cruise across the bay of Roses to the little village of Cadaqués
Our cruise takes us along the coast with some amazing views of the Cap de Creus Natural Park before arriving in the village. Artists Matisse, Picasso, Magritte and Salvador Dali were drawn here by the beautiful setting and azure blue sea. The pocket-sized village has a patchwork of narrow streets and a chic atmosphere.
We have time to explore the village and the Monday market before cruising back to Roses.
This afternoon is free to relax and take a stroll along the promenade in our resort
A buffet dinner is served at the hotel this evening
Day 4 Little Red Train in the French Pyrenees
Today, after breakfast we head over the border to France and the mountains of the Pyrenees for a journey on the Little Red train. Enjoy the mosaic of different landscapes and listen to the commentary about this 100 year old railway line as our journey takes us fom Rivesaltes to Axat for 2 1/2 hours.
After a lovely scenic day , we return to the hotel in time for our buffet dinner.
Day 5 Roses
Enjoy a leisurely breakfast and a free day to explore Roses.
The lovely long promenade is great for a stroll, and a leisurely 30 minute flat walk along the promenade takes you to the town centre with an abundance of little shops and cafes.
A Buffet dinner is served at the hotel this evening .
Day 6 Nuria Valley railway in the Spanish Pyrenees
After breakfast is a unmissable excursion to the serene Nuria Valley . Tonly access to the valley is by the little rack railway, which takes us to the little mountain resort, surrounded by the peaks of the Pyrenees, some reaching nearly 3,000 metres. This is a little peaceful haven and we will enjoy tasting some local products before returning to our hotel
A buffet dinner is served at the hotel tonight
Day 7 Cruise lake Banyoles
Our excursion today, after breakfast, is a cruise on the delightful, tranquil Lake of Banyoles. You may know the name from the 1992 Olympics, this was the rowing venue. The charming tree lined lake is the largest in Catalonia and has crystal clear blue water and wildlife all around. After a relaxing morning of nature, we return to our hotel and the rest of the day is free.
A Buffet dinner is served at the hotel this evening.
Day 8 Roses
Free day in Roses . Breakfast and buffet dinner at the hotel
Day 9 Roses to France
We say farewell to lovely Roses and begin our return journey into France, staying overnight in the Troyes area.
Evening meal is included at the hotel tonight
Day 10 Return journey
We depart our hotel in the morning after breakfast and make our way to Calais where we join the ferry to Dover and continue our journey to The Roberts Travel Centre, arriving back in the evening