Now you can make your classic getaway in France too

Great Escape Classic Car Hire has launched a new hire fleet in France, the company's first foray overseas. The new facility is based just south of Paris on the edge of the Loire Valley and provides classic car tours throughout the region, combining great classic convertibles with hand-picked hotels, routes and places to eat and visit.
The new site is a partnership with French Escapes, run by two French speaking British ex-pats. It offers a fleet of classic convertibles plus a choice of short break packages ranging from 1 day to a week. Customers simply turn up, collect the keys to their chosen car and their route book and head off. All aspects of the tour, including the route, places to stay, places to visit and places to eat are provided in the information pack.
Insurance and breakdown cover are all included in the packages. Bespoke packages can also be arranged for longer periods or travelling further afield.
The new French site is very conveniently located, just 20 minutes drive from the centre of Paris and close to rail and air hubs.
"The Loire Valley is so accessible to tourists," explains Graham Eason of Great Escape. "A classic car holiday package developed using local knowledge is a great way to really sample this beautiful region.
"The partnership brings together our experience hiring classic cars and the local expertise of the French team. French Escapes have created some really mouth-watering packages that are now available to book from our website."
To find out more about the self drive guided driving tours in France available from French Escapes call 01527 893733 or visit
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