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FRANCE – Special Event – Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 [Print This Tour Print This Tour ]

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The 2014 FEI World Equestrian Games will be held in Caen, Normandy, France. We are pleased to offer accommodation and ticket packages!





Competition Schedule – Week 1
Opening Ceremonies: Saturday, August 23rd as well as a pre-Games ride in the Loire Valley!
Dressage Championships: Monday August 25th through Friday, August 29th
Reining Championships: Monday August 25th through Saturday, August 30th
Eventing Championships: Thursday, August 28th through Sunday, August 31st
Endurance Championships: Thursday, August 28th

Competition Schedule – Week 2
Show Jumping Championships: Monday, September 1st through Sunday, September 7th
Vaulting Championships: Tuesday, September 2nd through Friday, September 5th
Driving Championships: Thursday, September 4th through Sunday, September 7th
Closing Ceremonies: Sunday, September 7th

Click here for a full graphical event calendar

TICKETS:
***Tickets can be purchase only with an accommodation package***
***Note: All ticket prices are for category 1 where offered.***

Week 1

Opening Ceremonies, August 24       $125.00
Dressage Championships              $210.00
Eventing Championships              $119.00
Reining Championships               $146.00
Endurance Championships             $18.00
Para-Dressage Championships         $32.00

Week 2

Show Jumping Championships          $485.00
Driving Championships               $95.00
Vaulting Championships              $116.00

LODGING:

Option A – 10 nights accommodations
Week 1: August 22nd-September 1st
Week 2: August 29th-September 8th
Your lodging includes 10 nights accommodations in a 3*** hotel in either Lisieux or Pont l’Eveque and 2 days of sight seeing. Lisieux has the benefit of being on the rail line to Caen with frequent service. The trip is approximate 30 minutes from Lisieux. Shuttle transportation is provided from all hotels to the competition site.

  1. Mercure Lisieux is a comfortable, modern chain hotel, two kilometers from the town center. It has a well-respected restaurant serving regional cuisine, a bar/lounge and a small swimming pool.



  2. Le Grand hotel de L’Esperance, Lisieux is located in the town center, near the cathedral. Facilities include a restaurant, bar and lounge. There is internet in the rooms which have individual climate control and in-room safes.


  3. Eden Park Hotel, Pont l’Eveque is a delightful country hotel on Lake Pont l’Eveque, with an award winning restaurant, lounge/bar and sunny terrace. The Eden Park is two and one half miles from Pont l’Eveque.


“A” Accommodations package includes:

Week 1: 10 nights’ accommodation in selected or available hotel
Week 2: 3 nights in Rouen and 7 nights in selected or available hotel (10 nights)
PLUS

  • scheduled shuttle service from Paris/Charles de Gaulle Airport to the hotels and return on program arrival and departure
  • daily buffet breakfasts
  • welcome get-together receptions on arrival evening at your hotel
  • daily transfers to venue sites in Caen, Haras du Pin (eventing, dressage & cross country) and the endurance site on competition days
  • 2 days sightseeing to Normandy Beaches and Mont St. Michal

Included Sightseeing: As the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 are being presented by Normandy, the organizers encourage visitors to enjoy the best of what Normandy has to offer. With that in mind, our programs are ten nights long allowing for two days of sightseeing which include:

  1. Normandy Beaches – You will spend the day along the Normandy beaches visiting important sites of the June 1944 landings and lovely villages along the coast. A visit to the D-Day Museum at Arromanches and the charming village there. is also included. Next you will view Omaha and Utah Beaches, Pointe du Hoc and to St. Mere Eglise, site of the 82nd Airborne landing. After enjoying a late afternoon refreshment in Bayeux, you will visit the Tapestry Museum. Lunch is included.
  2. Mont St. Michel – The Abbay d Mont Saint Michel was the first location in France to be designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Founded in the VIII century, the bishop of Avranches was inspired to begin the Abby when the Archangel Michael appeared to him in a dream. It is a high point of medieval architecture, perched on a rocky pinnacle. A site not to be missed.

Not included: competition tickets to be purchased separately, airfare


Rates per person -  Twin/Double or share basis  Single Occupancy
Mercure Lisieux
    Week 1 or 2                $1,995                $2,595
    Full two weeks             $3,395                $4,495
Hotel l'Esperance
    Week 1 or 2                $2,095                $2,995
    Full two weeks             $3,295                $4,595
Eden Park Hotel
    Week 1 or 2                $2,095                $2,595
    Full two weeks             $3,595                $4,495

Option B - 7 nights accommodations
Week 2: September 1st-8th
Your lodging includes 7 nights’ accommodations only, arriving September 1, departing September 8, 2014. Arrival transfer are not included (we suggest the train from CDG Airport to Lisleux). In this case your package cost will be adjusted by $500 per person, twin basis; $640 single basis. As the Opening ceremonies are on Saturday evening, August 24, we are not offering a 7 night option on Week 1.

Important note: In accordance with the directions of the Organizing Committee Normandie 2014, from May 1 until October 31, 2013, tickets will only be available as part of an accommodations package. This will include hotel with breakfast, a welcome reception, sightseeing and transfers to the venues in Caen, Haras du Pin and to the Endurance Championships. Transfers will be particularly important as there is limited public transportation in Normandy and there will be very limited parking at the venues.

High Pointe International Equestrian Tours has been appointed by Equestrian Tours, LLC, Official Ticketing Agency for the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ (Article 4.1.1) in the United States.

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