A luxury break for 2 in Grenoble
Win a luxury trip for two to Grenoble by rail
Win a luxury trip for two to Grenoble by railVisit the heart and soul of the Alps
Get to know this charming French city
Rail Europe and Rhone Alpes tourism have teamed up to offer you the chance to win a luxurious city break by rail to Grenoble.
Nestled among the stunning snow-capped scenery of Rhone Alpes, and with a magnificently rich history and culture, Grenoble is undoubtedly one of France’s finest cities. Known as the Capital of the Alps, its grand old buildings, elegant boulevards and lively bars and restaurants make it the perfect place to spend a few days exploring.
Travelling to Grenoble in the comfort of a high speed TGV on France’s modern rail network is a dream compared with flying. No long check-in queues, hidden surcharges or airport transfers: just sit back and watch the picturesque French countryside scenery fly by. You’ll arrive in Grenoble station in the city centre within just 6 hours of departing the UK, relaxed and ready to fall in love with this great city.
The winner of our fantastic competition will be whizzed straight into the heart of Grenoble’s fascinating history courtesy of a superb city tour, and sample some mouth-watering local specialities during a gourmet pit stop on the way.
In the afternoon it’s off to the Grenoble Art Museum – one of the finest galleries in Europe – to gaze in wonder at famous works by the likes of Rubens, Gauguin, Matisse and Klee.
In the evening we’ve booked you into one of the city’s finest restaurants to savour the delicious cuisine of Rhone Alpes, before taking a romantic trip to the Bastille Fort in a bubble-shaped cable car to witness the snowy splendours of Mont Blanc from on high.
What does the prize include?
Return Standard Premier Eurostar tickets, from either London St Pancras or Ebbsfleet International station to Paris, and onwards first class rail travel to Grenoble.
2 nights B&B for 2 people at the 3 star Hôtel d’Angleterre in the city centre
An evening meal for 2 people (drinks not included)
A gourmet tasting session of regional specialities for 2 people
A guided or audio-guided tour of Grenoble
Admission for 2 people to the Grenoble Art Museum and the Dauphinois Museum (closed Tuesdays)
A round trip for 2 people on the Bastille cable car
Special welcome gifts
How do I enter?
To be in with a chance of winning this amazing trip, all you need to do is answer the following question:
Which region of France is Grenoble located in?
The answer is A) Rhone Alpes
The competition is open to UK residents over the age of 18 only.
Closing date for entry is midnight August 31st 2010.
Rail Europe is providing the travel element of the prize and Rhone Alpes Tourist board are providing the accommodation element.
The prize tickets are non exchangeable non-refundable and there are no cash alternatives. All train travel and hotel accommodation will be subject to availability.
The prize must be booked before 1st October 2010 and taken before December 31st 2010. No cash alternatives.
If the city tour guide element of the prize is unavailable an alternative prize element will be provided. Rail Europe/ Rhone Alpes Tourist board reserve the right to change or withdraw the competition and/or prize at any time. Entry is restricted to persons not employed by Rail Europe Limited, Rhone Alpes Tourist board, their families or agents.
Not included: Transport to London St Pancras or Ebbsfleet International. Any spending money, any excursions, transfers at the destination or any other transport other than specified. Travel insurance is not included.