Friday, 26th July 2019
We leave home early morning (pickups to be arranged) and take a mid-morning shuttle from Folkestone. On arriving in France, we will travel to Lille where we will take a late lunch while listening to the organs at the Café des Orgues in Herzeele. Afterwards we travel on to the hotel Holiday Inn Porte de Clichy where we will spend the next three nights. The evening will be at leisure.
Saturday, 27th July 2019
This morning we will visit the Phono museum http://www.phonomuseum.fr/ and spend an afternoon sightseeing in Paris where we will search out as many music box players and a carousel as we can find. Today we will visit sites around the Tuileries, Opera, the Louvre, the Notre Dame and many more with photo stops and of course a lunch break. Later, after some free time at Montmartre we will take the funicular to the Sacre Coeur before enjoying dinner on the Place du Tertre, in the artist quarter of Paris. Dinner will be taken at a local café.
Sunday 28th July 2019
This morning a visit to the Musée des Art Forains, http://arts-forains.com/ where you will see the most fantastic display of fairground rides throughout the ages set in the most beautiful surroundings with a guided tour that was taking breath away. Later more sightseeing but this time around the Eifel tour, and the western side of the city.
In the evening we take dinner an early dinner on a Bateau Parisian with a guided tour along the river Seine.
Monday, June 29th July 2019
We travel to Lille and visit the private collection of M Andre Bisonet, who has about 60 pieces to show you before we begin the return trip to Calais and the late afternoon shuttle.
Price per person: £475 in a twin and £550 in a single. Price includes all travel by executive coach, return shuttle, three nights B&B at the Holiday Inn Clichy, lunch at the café des Orgues, dinner at Montmartre, dinner on the Bateau Parisian. Entrance to the Phono Museum, the Musee des Arts Forains and services of a tour escort throughout.
Please send an email to to reserve a space.