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4-5 July 2020
Le Mans Classic 2020

Nowhere is there such a large gathering of classic cars and enthusiasts than at the biennial Le Mans Classic.

The Le Mans Classic started in 2002, held in the grounds of Le Mans 24 hour race. The 2020 Le Mans Classic is the 10th edition.

Individuals and car clubs from all over Europe are invited to take part in the 2020 Le Mans Classic by forming, on the infield, a huge display of classic machinery all on view to the admiring public.

Practice for the Le Mans Classic 2020 begins on Friday afternoon when each grid is on track for a daytime and a night time session, going on until the early hours. Saturday morning is given over to car clubs doing track laps and demonstrations before the serious business of the Le Mans Classic begins at the traditional time of 1600 hours. The first race for each grid begins ears of corn style, which is a wonderful sight. Each grid will race three times during the 24 hours, on the full Le Mans circuit and a driver change during each stint is obligatory.

Around the Le Mans track there's also plenty going on, with ample food and drink available, stalls galore for browsing through the automobilia, exhibitions and car club displays. The paddocks are open to visit between racing and under the warm July sky the atmosphere is incredible.

What's Included?

  • Return ferry crossing between Dover and Calais on any sailing and at times of your choice*
  • 3 or 4 nights accommodation on bed and breakfast basis (unless otherwise stated)
  • Infield parking for eligible cars, otherwise parking on the outside of the track
  • General admission to Le Mans Classic, grandstand seat and access to paddocks
  • Access to the Grandstand Motor Sports marquee on the Bugatti Circuit where drinks and snacks are available during the weekend
  • Grandstand respresenatives are available throughout the whole weekend

*alternative channel crossings by Eurotunnel from Folkestone or Brittany Ferries from Portsmouth, Poole or Plymouth can also be reserved.   Supplements will apply and you will be advised of the full cost before you confirm your booking with us.

4-5 July 2020
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Overview

 

Itinerary

3 or 4 nights by Car 

Our Le Mans Classic 2020 tours are based on Dover to Calais crossings, departing on the Thursday or Friday and returning on the Monday. We can, if you prefer, reserve Eurotunnel crossings from Folkestone to Calais or the longer cross channel routes with Brittany Ferries. Alternative crossings and on board accommodation will incur supplements and you will be advised of the full cost before you confirm your booking with us. The longer crossings, particularly the overnight sailings, are extremely popular and we recommend you book early to secure your space.

Our full range of hotels and accommodation options for the le Mans Classic 2020 are described in the following pages. If you require any further information on any of the properties do not hesitate to call us - we are happy to discuss any aspect of your holiday with you.  

Our four night Le Mans Classic prices are based on arrival in your hotel on Thursday and three nights on arrival on Friday. If you would like to arrive earlier or stay longer - just ask and we can arrange it for you.

All our le Mans Classic tour prices include the following:

  • Your ferry crossing as detailed above
  • 3 or 4 nights accommodation on bed and breakfast basis (unless otherwise stated)
  • Circuit parking 
  • Refreshments and a warm welcome throughout the weekend at our infield marquee
  • Weekend admission, grandstand seat (unnumbered) and paddocks access

Le Mans Classic - Circuit parking
Owners of cars built pre-1966 and in good condition, can park on our specially reserved infield parking on the Bugatti circuit. Exceptions will be made for post-1966 built cars of particular makes and models - please ask for details These regulations are set by the le Mans Classic event organisers. Space is not unlimited however and we will allocate spaces on the infield as tour reservations are received. Alternatively, parking will be on one of the public car parks on the outside of the circuit.

All hotels require a minimum of 3 or 4 nights as listed below, please note prices do not include vehicle breakdown cover and we recommend you contact your current insurance provider. 

Hotel No of Nights
Price per person 2 sharing
Single Supplement
Ibis Gare Nord, Le Mans Centre 3 £779 £340
  4 £839 £400
Les Sittelles, Montfort-le-Gesnois 3 £819 £430
  4 £919 £520
Campanile Le Mans Sud Arnage 3 £849 £420
  4 £949 £470
Campanile Le Mans Centre  3 £899 £480
  4 £1079 £650
Le Mans Houses  3 £659 - Based on shared bathroom £190
  3 £709 - Based on private bathroom £260
Le Mans Houses  4 £749 - Based on shared bathroom £270
  4 £819 - based on private bathroom £350

 

 

Hotels

Houses in Le Mans and Surrounding Area

We offer a wide selection of private stay accommodation in houses in the local area. 

Click here for more information on individual houses.

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Les Sittelles

The hotel features a bar and restaurant and all rooms benefit from air-conditioning, TV and private bathroom.  Parking onsite is included.  Located in Montfort-le-Gesnois approximately 25 minutes...

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Ibis Le Mans Gare Nord

Located opposite the train station allowing easy access to the circuit, this stylish hotel offers a comfortable stay. The hotel has a bar, free WiFI and includes a buffet breakfast. 

There is...

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Campanile, Arnage

A good Campanile just five minutes' drive from the circuit. The restaurant has a terrace and offers good value traditional fare and bar service. There's ample guest parking and the hotel is...

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Campanile, Le Mans Centre

The Hotel Campanile boasts a great location and a friendly atmosphere, situated 3km from Le Mans Town Centre with easy access from both the train station and motorway.  Le Mans old town can be...

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Circuit & Tickets

The map shows the Bugatti Circuit with the paddocks, the Village and infield parking areas. Please note that the racing takes place on the full Le Mans circuit.

All our le Mans Classic 2018 tour prices include weekend admission, grandstand seat (unnumbered) and paddocks access.

Optional Extras 

Track Laps
If your car is eligible for infield parking you can also take your car (including one passenger) onto the track for two laps of the full circuit on Friday morning, subject to availability.
Price £199 per vehicle - 2018 price subject to increase 

Track Lap by Vintage Bus
Do a lap of the circuit in an old Delahaye or Hotchkiss. It’s all aboard at the beginning of the pit lane between 1200h and 1400h on Saturday. Ding ding and away you go!
£45 per person - 2018 price subject to increase

Picnic Baskets for Two
A pretty wicker basket including all you need for a lunch for two ~ a 4 course meal, bread, two bottles of water and a half bottle of red wine. Crockery, cutlery, glasses, a small tablecloth and napkins are also included. The baskets are freshly prepared to order each day
£85 per basket - 2018 price subject to increase 

Helicopter Rides
A 20 minute ride around the track for superb aerial views of the race action, the teeming infield and the magnificent Mulsanne straight.
£155 per person - 2018 price subject to increase 

 

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