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Monday, 14 May 2012 - Sunday, 27 May 2012


We have our first entries in for The Ultimate Grand Prix Experience. This guided self-drive tour packs in the best that Europe has to offer:

- Great destinations - Great experiences - Great driving roads & circuits - Great hotels - Great restaurants - Great luxury convertibles to drive - Great museums - Great company - and much more

France, Monaco, Italy, Switzerland and Germany for the trip of a lifetime!

Enjoy the glamour of the 70th Monaco Grand Prix after having had our exclusive lunch with the international Formula 1 Grand Prix Commentator who will give you the latest news and the inside line on the world of Formula 1.

See the amazing Mille Miglia historic road race in Italy. Get up close and personal with 375 of the best sporting cars from around the world plus the Ferrari Tribute event.

There’s the Monaco Historic Grand Prix, with the RM and Bonhams collectors car auctions and a day at the nearby circuit where you get to drive a Formula 1 car yourself in our option package prior to the main tour.

And we’ll be visiting the spectacular and famous Nurburgring track in Germany where you’ll have the opportunity to drive, ride or spectate.

See some of the world’s greatest car museums – the Royal Car Museum in Monaco, the amazing Schlumpf collection in France, the Porsche and Mercedes-Benz museums in Stuttgart, the incredible new Museo dell’Automobile in Turin and the Swiss Transport Museum.

Included in the tour are our quality, hand-picked hotels, all well located in Nice, St Tropez, Stuttgart, Lucerne, Grenoble, Brescia, Turin, etc. The same with our restaurants, which are in easy walking distance of the hotels and capture the essence of our destinations.

There is plenty of time to explore too. See wonderful scenery, historic locations, galleries and time to shop…

Our specially published Roadbook is full of helpful information, with guidance for what to see at each destination, language tips, food and drink information for each country as well as details on our hotels and activities each day.

Other features will include seeing the buzz of the amazing Cannes Film Festival and visiting beautiful Lake Garda where we’ll have dinner in the medieval town of Sirmione on the lake’s edge.

Your tour guide will be motoring journalist and event manager Paul Blank, who has designed the itinerary with many years of experience in this part of the world and in conducting this tour previously. Book with the confidence of Magic Travel’s many years of experience and their belonging to the Australian Travel Compensation Fund.

This tour is guaranteed to provide you with unique experiences which will last you a lifetime. Our groups are limited to 16 people to ensure we have a friendly sized group. We already have our first bookings… Act now to book your place in this once-in-a-lifetime event. If your wife or partner needs convincing, request our email information about how well suited this experience is for them too!

The cost is just $7950 per person on a double or twin-share basis. Included are: High quality accommodation, convertible luxury car hire (Mercedes-Benz and BMW with GPS), museums entry, dinners on scheduled nights, breakfast every day, Roadbook, lunch with F1 Commentator and more. Airfares, Nurburgring drives and GP tickets are not included as there are too many variables and choices, but we’re happy to guide you.

The Option: 2 nights in St Tropez, 2 nights in Nice, dinners in St Tropez and Monaco, car hire and the Monaco Historic Grand Prix – $835 per person, plus optional F1 track day $2572 per person. At the Historics there’s a smaller crowd than the F1 race and you can get close to the cars in the Pits.

The F1 Experience - here’s your opportunity to drive a Formula 1 car! These cars are the real deal - 550kg, carbon-fibre tub, with 850bhp Cosworth V8 engine and carbon-fibre brakes giving unparalleled performance and thrills. Comprehensive training and more… See photos below. This opportunity is not to be missed!

See our Day by Day schedule below. If your wife or partner needs convincing, request our email information about how well suited this experience is for them too!

Day by Day Itinerary Option:

Thur 10 Arrive Nice, collect rental cars, drive along the Cote d’Azur to to glamorous St Tropez (110km). Overnight and dinner together in St Tropez

Fri 11 F1 Drive Day. Off to the circuit near St Tropez for the most exciting driving experience of your life! Overnight St Tropez

Sat 12 Drive to Monaco (122km) to see the first day of the Monaco Historic Grand Prix. Optional RM Auction and Bonhams collectors’ cars auctions. Overnight Nice.

Sun 13 Monaco Historic Grand Prix. Dinner together in Monaco. Overnight Nice.

Main event:Mon 14 Meet at hotel in Nice, France. Collect your convertible l

uxury car and drive to see the Cannes Film Festival (40km). Overnight Nice

Tue 15 Drive to Turin, Italy (280km). See the exceptional new car museum and explore the old town centre. Dinner together, overnight Turin

Wed 16 Drive to Brescia (233km). Visit to Lake Garda. Dinner in Medieval town Sirmione. Overnight Brescia

Thur 17 Mille Miglia car displays in town centre and Start in the evening. Overnight Brescia

Fri 18 Drive to beautiful Lake Lucerne, Switzerland (311km). Overnight Lake LucerneSat 19 Drive to Stuttgart, Germany (253km). Visit Mercedes-Benz Museum. Overnight & dinner in Stuttgart

Sun 20 Porsche visit. Special ‘911 Identity’ display at museum. Overnight Stuttgart

Mon 21 Drive to Nurburg, home of Germany’s most famous racetrack (330km). Our hotel overlooks the track…

Tue 22 Track Day Nurburgring - optionally drive, ride or spectate

Wed 23 Drive to Mulhouse, France (397km). Visit world famous Schlumpf collection. Overnight Mulhouse

Thur 24 Drive through the mountains to beautiful Grenoble (435km). Overnight Grenoble

Fri 25 Drive to Nice (328km). Our exclusive lunch with the international F1 commentator Bob Constanduros. Return rental cars. Dinner together in Vieux Nice old town centre, overnight Nice

Sat 26 Monaco Grand Prix Qualifying. Explore Monaco, visit the Royal Car Museum. Dinner & overnight Nice

Sun 27 70th Monaco Grand Prix. Overnight Nice. End of tour. Head home or on to further adventures.......For more information, entry form and Terms & Conditions, please contact:

Magic Travel in Subiaco, Belinda Cleggett on 9381 8744 or email

Tour guide Paul Blank will also be happy to discuss the itinerary with you - 0407 097 911,

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