the great escape 27 june-10 july 2010 - HOG Gallery
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the great escape 27 june-10 july 2010 - HOG Gallery

THE GREAT ESCAPE27 JUNE-10 JULY 2010PRICES:Rider sharing a room £1,825 • Rider & pillion £3,395 • Rider, single room £2,395Price Includes:Return ferry crossing - Dover/Calais; 13 night's accommodation - bed & breakfast;8 x evening meals with wine; Support vehicle to carry your luggage; ExperiencedRoad Captain; Fully hosted throughout.N.B. If you do not require the ferry crossing, deduct £100 per motorcycle.Day 1. Sunday June 27. Calais to Liege (approx. 200 miles).Departing Calais we take the Belgian motorway direct to Liege where our centrally located hotelmeans you'll be free to eat out tonight.Day 2. Monday June 28. Liege to Bad Wildungen (approx. 200 miles).A little more motorway to get us into Germany and around Cologne before we move onto thesweeping back roads in the national parks. Tonight's hotel is in the centre of parkland in the sparesort of Bad Wildungen.Day 3. Tuesday June 29. Bad Wildungen to Gera (approx. 165 miles).East today on country roads, passing through quaint medieval villages along the way. Tonight westay in Gera which was once one of the richest cities during the rule of the Third Reich and wasbehind the Iron Curtain during the cold war.Day 4. Wednesday June 30. Gera to Gorliz (approx. 150 miles).Our first stop today will be at Colditz Castle. From here to Meissen not only famous for it'sporcelain but also it's historic and picturesque architecture and buildings. Tonight's hotel is inGorliz, Germanys eastern most point and only separated from Poland by the River Neisse.This 4 star hotel is situated in the municipal park on the riverside.Day 5. Thursday July 1. Gorliz to Zielona Gora (approx. 70 miles).Into Poland today and to the famous Stalag Luft III where 76 prisoners escaped via one of thethree tunnels named Tom, Dick and Harry. From here it's on to Zielona Gora and our hotel for thenight.Day 6. Friday July 2. Zielona Gora to Miedzyzdroje (approx. 180 miles).North today to the Polish Baltic seaside resort of Miedzyzdroje (Misdroy) stopping on the way atthe town Stargard Szczecinski - severely damaged in WW2 but a handful of spectacular medievalbuildings remain intact. Onward to the seaside and our two night stay.Day 7. Saturday July 3. Miedzyzdroje. Day off.Relax at the hotel or at the beach and explore the town of Miedzyzdroje, frequented by polish TVand film stars! You are free to eat out tonight.Day 8. Sunday July 4. Miedzyzdroje to Stralsund (approx. 90 miles).Sticking close to the coast as we leave Poland & enter Germany crossing the holiday island ofUsedom and on to our 4 star hotel in the World Heritage city of Stralsund. The Baltic Hotel issituated a short distance from the old, historic centre and you'll be free to eat out tonight.Day 9. Monday July 5. Straslund to Timmerdorfer Strand (approx. 140 miles).Today we continue along the Baltic coast to our next two night stay in the delightful holidayresort hotel the Timmendorfer Seehotel.

Day 10. Tuesday July 6. Timmerdorfer Strand.Day off to go to beach or use the hotels facilities including a swimming pool & three floorwellness centre. You are free to eat out tonight.Day 11. Wednesday July 7. Timmerdorfer Strand to Bremen (approx. 180 miles).Mainly autobahn as we go south around Hamburg to Bergen Belsen. The buildings of the Belsenconcentration camp were destroyed at the end of the war, however the mass graves remain anda visit is a must, but is quite disturbing. On to Bremen & our 4 star superior hotel in the centre ofthe city. You are free to eat out tonight.Day 12. Thursday July 8. Bremen to Zwolle (approx. 140 miles).Today we head east and cross the border near Meppen into Holland. As our hotel tonight is onthe outskirts of Zwolle, dinner will be included tonight.Day 13. Friday July 9. Zwolle to Goes (approx. 150 miles).This morning we continue through Holland, stopping in Gouda and running along the stormdykes before we arrive in Goes on the peninsular of Zeeland. Our final night is at the four starGoes Hotel.Day 14. Saturday July 10. Goes to Calais (approx. 140 miles).We return to Calais for our afternoon crossing back to Dover.TO BOOK THIS TOUR, VISIT call Member Services Centre on 00 800 1111 2223

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