Smugglers Trails & Tracks Pyrenees Adventure Tour – 13 to 19 September 2020

£450.00

Price: £1450

During the 1700’s smugglers of the area found it is easy to dip in and out of Andorra’s neutral borders; crossing to and from Spain and France during the Napoleonic wars, transporting illegal goods between the two belligerent countries. A legacy of the smugglers trade is the network of trails and tracks suitable for 4×4, 2 wheels and two feet of course.

Resort accommodation is include in the cost of this tour for six nights Sunday to Saturday in a bungalow (log cabin) self catering accommodation and includes: kitchen, living room, bed room (Twin or Double Beds), TV, bathroom, sheets, towels, parking spot adjacent to the bungalow. The site offers excellent facilities: pitch & putt course, heated and covered swimming pool (in season), restaurant, picnic area with BBQ.

We have not included ferry or overnight transit costs into the cost of this tour. This allows customer to choose their own method and pace of travel to and from Andorra. We are more than happy to meet with customers at Dover docks early on the Saturday morning; we will travel through France with an overnight stop before continuing our outward journey to Andorra where we arrive on the Sunday afternoon.

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Arrive Andorra Sunday 13th September Depart Saturday 19th September 2020

Cost for this tour is £1450, for two people sharing. Please complete an online booking and place a non-refundable deposit to reserve your place. The balance of will then be due by a date to be confirmed. Cancellations are in line with our terms and conditions and good will.

Our third Adventure Tour into Europe we will be based in the Principality of Andorra. During the 1700’s smugglers of the area found it is easy to dip in and out of Andorra’s neutral borders; crossing to and from Spain and France during the Napoleonic wars, transporting illegal goods between the two belligerent countries. A legacy of the smugglers trade is the network of trails and tracks suitable for 4×4, 2 wheels and two feet of course.

Please note we have not included ferry or overnight costs for travel to/from Andorra into the cost of this tour. This allows customer to choose their own method and pace of travel. We are more than happy to meet with customers at Dover docks early on the Saturday morning; we will travel through France with an overnight stop before continuing our outward journey to Andorra where we arrive on the Sunday afternoon.

Accommodation for the next 6 nights will be in well appointed ‘bungalow’ style lodgings on a self-catering basis, do not worry though as there is a restaurant onsite. The packed itinerary for the next five days will see our small group retracing smugglers routes across Europe’s sixth smallest nation with an area of only 181 square miles and a population of approximately 77,000. Nestled in the Pyrenees mountain range reaching heights of over 3,000 meters. Please contact us for accommodation / resort details.

Excursions include: (although subject to change)
Sunday: Mid-afternoon arrival at Resort Xixerella Park.
Monday: Half day tour with some free time.
Tuesday: Full day tour including smugglers trails and tracks in and out of Andorra to the west and south.
Wednesday: Late morning tour exploring various trails and tracks of Andorra.
Thursday: Full day tour exploring the southern part of Andorra’s smuggler routes and the Spanish Pyrenees.
Friday: Late morning tour exploring various trails and tracks of Andorra.
Saturday: Morning departure.

The tour includes accommodation in Andorra as stated above and the above itinerary with support from Ian and George throughout your stay. We anticipate that some of the trails and tracks will be in good condition and similar to that of out Relaxed and Scenic brand of tours. However we will constantly assess each excursion based on the vehicle capability and driver experience within our group.

We recommend that your vehicle has full breakdown cover and repatriation to the UK. Both the AA and RAC amongst others provide this service, this is peace of mind. Please ensure that your vehicle insurance will cover you for driving in France, Spain and Andorra

We must insist that your vehicle is in ‘tip top condition’ for this tour. We appreciate that breakdowns do happen however your time is precious; we want to make sure you get the most from this adventure. As always we will do our utmost best to get you recovered to a safe place.

We would also recommend a CB Radio. We do have a limited number that we can loan out. These will be available on a first come first served basis, please let me know at the time of booking on the comments box at the bottom of the online booking form.

PS: Please ensure your Passport is valid, in date and has an expiry date at least 3 – 6 months before our return date.

This tour does not include outward or return crossings and overnight accommodation, fuel, road tolls, food and drinks throughout your adventure.

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Payment Options

Deposit, Full