Two cities, one unforgettable golfing experience

Paris and Bordeaux – France’s glittering capital and its capital of wine – will be closer than ever from July when a new high-speed railway line opens.

And that’s great news for golfers. It means you can be tapping in on the 18th hole at Le Golf National in Paris – home to the 2018 Ryder Cup – yet be arriving in Bordeaux little more than two hours later for a glass of Château Pape Clément.

The new high-speed TGV Océane trains will reduce journey times from Paris to Bordeaux by up to 1 hour and 15 minutes. That means covering the 581km from Paris to Bordeaux in just 2 hours and 4 minutes – all at speeds of up to 320km/hr.

The first TGV Océane trains roll out of Paris on July 2, but tickets are already on sale, making planning a golf holiday that combines both Paris AND Bordeaux easier than ever.

Which is why we’ve put together a Greens & Grapes Ryder Cup Preview Package  – two amazing cities, one unforgettable golfing experience.

Our Ryder Cup package is ideal for golfers who want to experience the magic of the French capital before continuing on to Bordeaux.

The package has been specially created to give you the chance to play the Albatros Course at Le Golf National ahead of the Ryder Cup.

The Albatros is one of the top-rated courses in Europe – and rightly so. The course – home to the French Open since 1991 – is golf heaven. There’s something here for everyone – links-style bunkers, 4 water hazard holes, and long, open fairways.

Golf is booming in Bordeaux

Whether you’re flying into Charles de Gaulle Airport or arriving by Eurostar from the UK, we can tailor the package for you so that you can play the Albatros before the pros even set foot on the first tee.

Your Ryder Cup Preview Package can include:

  • 1 night in a 4* hotel accommodation near Le Golf National course
  • 4 green fees at top-rated golf courses, including Le Golf National
  • 4 nights’ B&B accommodation in a luxurious fully serviced 4* apartment in Bordeaux
  • A three-course meal in one of Lucius and Sylvie’s favourite Bordeaux restaurants
  • Wine tastings at some of our favourite châteaux in the Médoc and Saint-Émilion
  • Complimentary concierge service.

We can also arrange extra nights in Paris for you, as well transfers, train travel to and from Bordeaux, and club hire.

We work with a selection of hotels in Paris – stay in the city center to experience the buzz of the City of Light, or choose a hotel closer to Le Golf National so you are on course on time.

Either way, let us take care of everything for you so all you have to do is concentrate on your game. (You’ll have to do that part all on your own!)

See our Ryder Cup Preview Package for full details or get in touch by email or phone.

Photo credits:

Voyages SNCF, Le Golf National

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