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Published on January 30th, 2015 | by Merion


C’est magnifique! £50 off a knitting holiday in France?

Our wonderful friends at Arena Travel have done it again! They are offering LoveKnitting customers an exclusive £50 off their wonderful Bergere de France Knitting Holiday in the city of Reims, in the heart of France’s famed Champagne-Ardenne region!   This is a fabulous holiday for anyone with a passion for knitting, meeting like-minded people and soaking up all the culture that this majestic city has to offer!

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You will begin with an easy and convenient Eurostar journey from London St Pancras to Paris with connecting coach to the stunning city of Reims where your trip will really begin! Upon arrival you will be welcomed into your lovely hotel that Arena have handpicked due to its great location within the city, and given a complimentary drink! During your time in Reims you will have a perfect balance of leisure time to explore the city at your own pace, and organised knitting workshops and visits to local attractions – to really get the most out of your trip.

These fantastic opportunities include: a guided tour of the city’s incredible Cathedral, trips to the main attractions including the beautiful Place Drouet d’Erlon where the main shopping arcades are located and most excitingly of all a full day’s visit to Bergère de France factory in Bar-le-Duc, renowned maker of fine yarns and patterns. Here you will have a guided tour, listen to a specially arranged talk by a product design team, be given free knitting supplies and yarn for your use, tuck into a complimentary lunch and have plenty of time to peruse the factory shop!

This holiday is a great chance to relax in the knowledge that your trip has been planned out for you, and will be hassle-free due to the experienced guidance of Bronagh Miskelly, who will be on hand to answer a knitting queries and pass on her wealth of experience during the trip’s workshops! Bronagh has over twenty years of knitting experience and whilst in the setting of one of France’s most cosmopolitan and culturally stimulating cities, there really is no end of inspiration to be had!

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There really couldn’t be a better place to travel to as a passionate knitter, and with the wealth of experience of your guide Bronagh, you couldn’t be in better hands! So pack your needles and yarn and book today for a culturally stimulating knitting trip like no other! Don’t miss out on this fantastic holiday!


Dates: Tues 21 – Sat 25 April 2015

Price from: £849

Holiday discount!

Contact Arena Travel for more details and booking, and simply call  01473 660 800, say, “I love knitting” – and you will save £50 off this holiday. Be quick though!  This offer only runs until 28th February, 2015!

PS – don’t forget to have a look at our wonderful selection of Bergere de France yarn and patterns!

About the Author

Merion admits that her stash is wildly out of control, but has many projects in dream-form! She loves knitting, crochet, Shire horses, cake and garden swing-seats.

Last updated: January 30th, 2015.

9 Responses to C’est magnifique! £50 off a knitting holiday in France?

  1. Liz says:

    When is this trip?

    • Carly says:

      Hi Liz, the trip is from Tuesday April 21 – Saturday 25 April, 2015. Let us know if you have any further questions!

  2. Pam Chown says:

    I’m already booked on this trip and definitely looking forward to next April.

  3. Sue says:

    I sadly can’t make it in April. Will there be any other trips organised later in the year maybe?

  4. Kathryn andrews says:

    Do people usually travel in pairs/groups or will there be singles on the trip. Is there a single supplement?

  5. Hilary says:

    Hi. Where are the details of this trip? How much does it cost?

  6. Hilary says:

    Sorry! Found them.

  7. Louise says:

    Is it compulsory to go with the group or can we do it on our own?I shall be in France at the time so would like to make my own arrangements if possible. Thanks.

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