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Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe

ITC Sports Travel, in conjunction with our sister company Horse Racing Abroad, is honoured to be able to offer a variety of travel packages to the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe 2018.

The ‘Arc’ is considered one of the most prestigious horse racing events throughout Europe, with enthusiasts around the world taking an interest, and on Sunday, 7th October 2018 the race will return to Longchamp after extensive refurbishments at the course led to the race being held at the beautiful Chantilly Racecourse in 2016 and 2017.

Longchamp now features an impressive Dominique Perrault designed, four-storey grandstand that offers spectacular views over Paris. Unfortunately, the popular Pavilion Grandstand, home to Horse Racing Abroad for many enjoyable years, will not be available to racegoers this year due to major structural work being required to bring the building in line with current health and safety regulations. However, we are delighted to offer racecourse hospitality and reserved grandstand seats.

Our 2018 travel packages are available for 1 (selected hotels), 2 or 3 nights at a choice of select hotels in Paris, ideally located for designer shopping, gourmet restaurants and visiting world famous attractions such as the Eiffel Tower and Champs-Élysées.

Packages include:

  • Roundtrip Eurostar train travel in Standard class (specified routing)
  • Hotel accommodation options for 1 (select hotels), 2 or 3 nights
  • Breakfast daily
  • Pesage admission to Longchamp on Saturday & Sunday
  • Complimentary racing paper
  • Air-conditioned coach transfers throughout
  • Assistance of our representatives throughout the weekend

1-night package price from £390 per person, based on 2 sharing
2-night package price from £460 per person, based on 2 sharing
3-night package price from £530 per person, based on 2 sharing

Eurostar: Please click HERE to view Eurostar train times.
The Standard Premier supplement for our featured Eurostar trains is from £150 per person.
Please contact us for the prices and hospitality.

Value Package

We also offer a 3-night Value Package from £440 per person, based on 2 sharing. The package includes 3 nights' accommodation at Hotel de la Jatte, breakfast daily, all transfers, pesage admission to Longchamp on Saturday & Sunday, complimentary racing papers and return Eurostar travel on the following specified trains:

05 Oct 18 – Train 9028 from London, St Pancras (13:31) to Paris, Gare du Nord (16:47)
08 Oct 18 – Train 9039 from Paris, Gare du Nord (15:13) to London, St Pancras (16:39)

Hospitality

Arc Gardens - Zone 4... see racecourse map below for zones
Our tour packages include admission to the Arc Gardens; a grassed area at the racecourse located past the winning post. This area does not have a view of, and does not allow access to, the paddock nor access to the grandstand, and there is no cover in the event of inclement weather.

Finish Line Enclosure - Zone 5, with access to Zone 4
This is our recommended admission into Longchamp, with access to a covered, tiered viewing area in front of the new grandstand. The paddock can be viewed from the first-floor balcony at the rear of the grandstand. (Full paddock access is available by purchasing the Access Paddock Upgrade, please see below.)
Supplement £60 per person for the weekend (Saturday & Sunday)

Finish Line Gold Grandstand - Zone 6, with access to Zones 4 & 5
View the racing from your reserved, covered, individual ‘bench-style’ seat, ideally located on the third floor of the grandstand. The paddock can be viewed from the balconies at the rear of the grandstand. (Full paddock access is available by purchasing the Access Paddock Upgrade, please see below.)
Supplement £220 per person for the weekend (Saturday & Sunday)

Access Paddock Upgrade
For those with a Finish Line Enclosure ticket or a Finish Line Gold Grandstand ticket, you may upgrade your ticket to include full access to the paddock in the owners and trainers’ area.
Supplement £70 per person (Sunday only)
Supplement £115 per person for the weekend (Saturday & Sunday)

Brasserie Grille d’Honneur
We are delighted to offer spaces in the Brasserie Grille d’Honneur, located near to the Parade Ring. Enjoy lunch at your shared, reserved table. Drinks will be available to buy at the cash bar. You will have access to a private betting area and TV screens. Racing cannot be viewed from the Brasserie, however full paddock access is included, along with access to Zones 4 & 5.
Price £320 per person per day Saturday & Sunday

Elegance Package
This hospitality package comprises of a private room, located on the second floor of the grandstand, with a buffet lunch and open bar, serving beers, wines and champagne. Enjoy the racing from your reserved grandstand seat. You will have access to a nearby betting area and TV screens and full paddock access is included.
Price £660 per person per day Saturday & Sunday

Panoramic Restaurant
The Panoramic Restaurant hospitality package includes a 4-course meal and drinks served at your shared, reserved table. You will have access to a private betting area and TV screens. The Panoramic Restaurant is not tiered, therefore you may need to leave your table to view the racing from the viewing terrace outside. Full paddock access is also included.
Price £990 per person per day Saturday and Sunday

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Fri
05
Oct

Depart London, St Pancras on your Eurostar train.
Upon arrival into Paris, Gare du Nord, you will be met and transferred to your choice of hotel for 3 nights' accommodation on a bed & breakfast basis.

Sat
06
Oct

Choose to spend the day enjoying the sights and attractions of the beautiful city of Paris, or transfer to Longchamp for an exciting day's racing.

Sun
07
Oct

This morning you will be transferred to Longchamp for a day's racing and the 2018 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe.

Mon
08
Oct

Enjoy breakfast at leisure before being transferred from your hotel to Gare du Nord, for your return Eurostar train to London, St Pancras.

Hotel de la Jatte

The Hotel de la Jatte is featured as part of our Value Package. This charming hotel is situated on l’Ile de la Jatte, on the banks of the River Seine and a 10-minute walk from the centre of Neuilly. The bar/lounge area has a warm and friendly atmosphere and guest rooms are comfortable with modern amenities. Accommodation includes breakfast, served in the hotel’s conservatory or in your room.

3 nights from £440 per person, based on 2 sharing

Hotel Paris Neuilly

This elegant hotel is located between the Etoile and La Defense, surrounded by a variety of shops and restaurants to suit all tastes. Guest rooms are modern and comfortable and include complimentary Wi-Fi. The hotel features a stylish bar and breakfast room/lounge.

1 night from £390 per person, based on 2 sharing
2 nights from £460 per person, based on 2 sharing
3 nights from £530 per person, based on 2 sharing

Hotel Magellan

Located in a quiet residential street in 17th arrondissement with an excellent variety of nearby restaurants and bars, the Hotel Magellan offers 72 rooms, most of which overlook the hotel's patio garden. A bar and a breakfast room are available. Please note, due to the hotel being located in a quiet side street, our coaches will arrive and depart from the main road, approximately 2 minutes' walk away.

2 nights from £480 per person, based on 2 sharing
3 nights from £555 per person, based on 2 sharing

Hotel Mercure Montmartre

The Hotel Mercure is a popular choice with our clients; located in the heart of Montmartre it is a short walk from many attractions including the Basilic du Sacré Coeur, Moulin Rouge, shopping areas and vibrant nightlife. The hotel’s Bar Lounge provides sweet and savoury snacks and light meals.

2 nights from £540 per person, based on 2 sharing
3 nights from £640 per person, based on 2 sharing

Hyatt Regency Paris Etoile

The Hyatt Regency Paris Etoile (formerly the Hotel Concorde La Fayette) is an impressive hotel just minutes from both the Arc de Triomphe and Champs Elysées. It is the tallest hotel in Paris, boasting truly wonderful views of they city's landmarks including the iconic Eiffel Tower. The hotel features 2 bars and 1 restaurant serving an extensive menu of classic and contemporary cuisine.

1 night from £460 per person, based on 2 sharing
2 nights from £590 per person, based on 2 sharing
3 nights from £740 per person, based on 2 sharing

Hotel Ampere

Hotel Ampere is a favourite of our horse racing enthusiasts and has received high praise over the years. The hotel is ideally located near to restaurants and lively bars, and just a short walk from the world-famous Arc de Triomphe and Champs Elysées. The hotel’s dining room serves a daily buffet breakfast and the Bar Patio is a popular spot in which to relax with a cocktail, next to the fireside or on the garden terrace for warmer evenings.

2 nights from £620 per person, based on 2 sharing
3 nights from £760 per person, based on 2 sharing

Hotel Baltimore

Hotel Baltimore is an elegant 5-star hotel located in a beautiful area of Paris, between the Arc de Triomphe and the Eiffel Tower, and effortlessly blends traditional Parisian charm with modern luxury. La Table du Baltimore offers contemporary gourmet cuisine and Le Bar provides a cosy, welcoming retreat for a quiet drink.

2 nights from £795 per person, based on 2 sharing
3 nights from £995 per person, based on 2 sharing

Hotel Four Seasons George V

George V is part of the prestigious Four Seasons hotel group; a traditional French-style hotel that offers 5-star elegance and luxury service, just steps away from the Champs Elysees. The hotel boasts outstanding dining experiences in its Michelin starred restaurant “Le Cing” and relaxing bars and lounges that give perfect surroundings in which to relax. The hotel spa, indoor swimming pool and fitness centre are available to guests.

2 nights from £1,550 per person, based on 2 sharing
3 nights from £2,150 per person, based on 2 sharing

From £530 per person
based on 2 sharing

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