THE 9th LONVILLE CLASSIC

A Tuscan Romance

27 September to 1 October 2020

For the 2020 Lonville Classic we are back in Tuscany, one of Italy’s most beautiful regions.

After last year’s brilliant, but frantic, ‘ultimate road trip’ the 2020 Lonville Classic is all about La Dolce Vita: ‘A Tuscan Romance’.

Participants will experience some of Tuscany’s iconic scenery, country roads and exceptional food and wine.

We will introduce you to historic wine making families, Michelin stared chefs, as well as those impossible to find ‘home made’ restaurants.

Most importantly, the Lonville Classic is all about a glorious weekend away with a group of old and new friends.

Ladies & Gentlemen, start your engines.

What is your Lonville moment?

Accommodation

The rally runs for 4 nights and 3 rally days. We will use one wonderful hotel — Borgo Pignano — for the four nights of the rally. This exceptional Borgo has restored to a beautiful authentic standard with lots of attention to original details. We will make sure you have some time to enjoy the unique place.

Driving program

Each day will feature three stages interrupted by lunch and (wine tasting) visits in unique locations.

We take time for the good things in life so this means relaxed coffee stops and glorious lunches.  We will return to the hotel around 4pm each afternoon to allow time to relax and recover prior to  cocktails, wine and Tuscan dinners.

Italian cuisine…and wine

We take our food and wine rather serious and take pleasure in making participants taste the local specialties, ranging from Michelin star chefs to impossible to find hidden restaurants in Tuscany’s incredible country side.

In good Lonville Classic tradition
participants dress to match their car.
Part of the fun and competition

Exceptional hotels, lunches locations and dinners

Giving you unique perspectives on Tuscany.

Borgo  Pignano

Borgo San Felice (1 or 2 nights)

Registration & Cost

All cars older than 20 years are eligible and previous participants get priority registration during January.  The rally is limited to 18 cars.

Pre-registrations can be made via register@lonville.com

And from late January via the  general registration button on  our website (available in January)

A non-refundable €1000 is payable immediately after registration acceptance, this secures your entry.

Participation cost for four hotel nights, exception dinners, lunches, wine tasting, technical assistance, roadbook, shields and all other event services is €5900 per car with two participants based on double occupancy.

Take a look at the pictures of the 2018 Lonville classic by clicking here.

We have Just 6 beautiful and large Tuscan suites available in the main House – this is at a surcharge of 650euro for the duration of the event.

Program outline

Sunday 27 Sept, 18.00

Driver briefing, cocktails and light dinner

Monday 28 Sept

09.00 – 12.30 Stages 1 and 2
12.30 – 14.30 Lunch
14.30 – 16.00 Stage 3
19.30+ Wine tasting & Dinner in or near hotel

Tuesday 29 Sept

09.00 – 12.30 Stages 1 and 2
12.30 – 14.30 Lunch
14.30 – 16.00 Stage 3
19.30+ Wine & Time  (watches, wine and dinner)

Wednesday 30 Sept

09.00 – 12.30 Stages 1 and 2
12.30 – 14.30 Lunch
14.30 – 16.00 Stage 3
19.30+ Dinner & Prize giving

Thursday 1 Oct

09.00 – 12.30 Breakfast and individual departures

A Tuscan Romance

The Lonville classic was born in 2009 from our passion for classic cars as well as the pleasure to show new and old friends the remarkable places (including food and wine) that we have the pleasure to call ‘our back yard’.

Each year is different but the most important ingredient is a diverse and fun group of participants that share their passion of classic cars in some of Europe’s most beautiful scenery. And yes, we do like our watches too!

We are looking forward to seeing you in September in Tuscany.

Joost, Matt and the Lonville Crew.

Virage Lonville watches

SMALL PRINT

Entering the event means you agree with the following

Application & Confirmation

All applications must be received latest by March 2020. With just 18 places available we urge you to book your participation early. Confirmation of acceptance will be issued by the organisers in written from, latest 2 weeks after application

Responsibilities & Disputes

By participating the participants exonerate the organisers of the Lonville Classic from all responsibility for any damage incurred, either directly or indirectly, before, during or after the Lonville Classic.

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