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Welcome to the Travel Group Newsletter setting out the Trips on offer.    Full details of all the Trips mentioned here can be seen on our Webpage at   www.u3amoraira-teulada.org/travel

PLEASE NOTE THAT MONIES PAID FOR TRIPS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE UNLESS WE CAN RE-SELL THE CANCELLED PLACES OR THE TRAVEL GROUP CANCELS THE TRIP WHEN ALL MONIES WILL BE REFUNDED.

 

PLEASE NOTE THAT PAYMENT FOR TRIPS CAN ONLY BE MADE BY CASH OR CHEQUE. 

PAYPAL, CARD PAYMENTS OR BANK TRANSFER ONLY INCREASE THE WORK LOAD OF THE TRAVEL GROUP.  CHEQUE OR CASH HAS BEEN THE METHOD OF PAYMENT SINCE THE TRAVEL GROUP STARTED SOME EIGHT YEARS AGO AND HAS PROVED VERY SUCCESSFUL

 

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DAY TRIPS

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Valencia 5

 

 

VALENCIA DAY TRIP

- Shopping or Sightseeing day trip -

Wednesday 16th February 2017

 

Valencia is a fascinating city with many things to see and do.  We will arrive in the city in time for those who want to go to the many attraction that Valencia offers to catch the tourist bus to enable quick access to where ever you want to go.  Amongst the attractions on offer are the Safari Park, the Aquarium, several museums, the indoor market, a tour of the old town and many other things.  This trip offers every opportunity to go sightseeing, shop, have lunch and generally relax with friends.  We will leave Moraira at 9am and return by 6:30 pm.

Cost €10 per person...

 

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ELCHE DAY TRIP

- Shopping or Sightseeing day trip -

Wednesday 15th March 2017

 

Enjoy a relaxing day out with friends, shopping or sightseeing whatever takes your fancy. On this trip we will make three stops, one in the main town area near to the Tourist Information Office so that you can explore the town or go the interesting gardens nearby.  Secondly we will be going to one of the Famous Shoe Factories for a tour and then on to the Shopping Centre.

 

Cost €10 per person...

 

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OVERNIGHT TRIPS

PLEASE BE AWARE THAT WHEN BOOKING OVERNIGHT TRIPS WITH MORAIRA U3A YOU WILL BE ASKED FOR YOUR PASSPORT DETAILS AT LEAST THREE MONTHS  PRIOR TO DEPARTURE OF THE TRIP

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170500 Jerez Trip May 2017 Date to be advised

Jerez horse show, Cadiz, Ronda, Seville & Granada

13th to the 18th May 2017

- 6 days 5 nights

THERE ARE 4 PLACES AVAILABLE 

On numerous occasions we have requests to visit equestrian events so it is hoped that this trip will satisfy that request but also give other members an opportunity of visiting other cultural attractions in Spain

 We will be based in Jerez for four nights and on our return to Moraira we will spend one night in a hotel in Granada giving an opportunity of visiting that famous city. Whilst in Jerez we will have excursions to Cadiz, Seville, Ronda and the possibility of visiting a natural Wetland area. The highlight of this trip will be the Horse Fair in Jerez.  In the fairground itself there is a fantastic light display that is seen nowhere else in Spain.  There will be  Excursions to Cadiz and Ronda.   A visit to Seville 

The cost per person will be €595

Single room supplement: €150.

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE TO THE TRAVEL GROUP WEBPAGE.

To secure a place please pay a deposit of 60 euros per person at the Travel Desk at the next general meeting.

If you are unable to get to a General Meeting please contact Carol Mantle  carol.mantle@hotmail.com

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PARIS and IMPRESSIONISM

21st to 28th MAY 2018

8 days, 7 nights

3 nights in Paris, 4 nights in

Maisons-Laffitte

 

 

This Trip offers art enthusiasts and those of you who admire France and its architecture an amazing opportunity to soak up the atmosphere of the French capital.  Also the Chateaus, museums and art galleries in the surrounding area.  Amongst other places we will be visiting the Palace of Versailles, Giverny with the charming house and spectacular gardens that inspired the famous French painter Claude Monet and the famous Chateau at Fontainebleu.

In Paris we will be staying in hotel Citadines Montmartre for a 3 night stay on a room only basis but the apartments are equipped with a kitchen area.  When we leave Paris we will be staying in Maisons-Laffitte at the Cerise Maisons-Laffitte for a 4 night stay on a bed and breakfast basis.

We have allowed free time for you to explore Paris independently. Lounge around the Canal Saint Martin, climb the Eiffel Tower, walk around Notre Dame cathedral, walk around the Arc de Triomphe, visit the Marais quarter, walk around the Luxembourg Gardens, climb up to the Sacré Coeur or walk along the Champs-Élysées and many more of the delights Paris has to offer.

 

All flights, hotel accommodation, transfers, all of the entrances to the art galleries and museums mentioned in the Trip description and a full days pass on the batobus service on the River Seine are included in the costs of the Trip.

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE TO THE TRAVEL GROUP WEBPAGE.

 The cost of the trip will be approximately 900 euros

 The single room supplement will be approximately 350 euros 

 Prices are approximate because the prices quoted have been 2016 prices.

 We have allowed for a 6% increase in prices.

 The prices of the flights to and from Paris are an estimate.

The exact price cannot be determined until the flights are booked in June/July 2017.

Flights will be booked in June 2017.

After this date, it is likely that the only places that will become available on the trip will be due to cancellations.

 

To secure a place on this trip, please pay a deposit of €250 at the Travel Desk at the next general meeting.

 If you are unable to get to a General Meeting please contact Carol Mantle.

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Travel Group Coordinator

If you would like to go on a particular trip but feel you might be unable to take part, e.g. because of walking difficulties, please make contact with a Travel Group member and we will do our best to accommodate you.

The Travel Newsletters are compiled by Carol Mantle, Travel Group Coordinator, and distributed by Pat Clarke, Membership Secretary. If you do not wish to receive these Newsletters, please contact Pat. Membership Secretary

 You are receiving this Travel Newsletter because you are a fully paid up member of our U3A and have provided us with your email address. If you know someone who is a member but does not have a computer, please pass the information to them.

 For further information on any of the above trips, please contact the appropriate member of the Travel Group.

Travel Group members are Carol Mantle, Norman Peterken, Anne Cattle, Pamela Powell, Linda West and Yvonne Osborne.

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