JDC Jaguar 100 Tour - Coventry to Geneva

Coventry to Geneva and back

3rd - 12th June 2022


About JDC Jaguar 100 Tour - Coventry to Geneva

Celebrate the centenary of Swallow-Jaguar with a sensational tour inspired by Sir William Lyons and the great Norman Dewis. The tour will start in Coventry for MotoFest and end in Geneva, taking in drinks and dinner at Coventry Cathedral, Gaydon, Wappenbury Hall, Reims, the Emil Frey Museum, Brussels Autoworld and Jabekke. Full technical support is included, with good hotels, great food, fascinating visits and plenty to make every Jaguar lover smile


  • Three nights in Coventry, with driving activities, MotoFest, dinners including reception and dinner in Coventry Cathedral
  • Cross the Channel, driving to Reims for an evening of champagne; on to Chailly-sur-Armançon
  • Arrive Geneva; visit Emil Frey Museum
  • Drive to Germany and Brussels for Autoworld Museum
  • Return home via Jabbeke

All guests will receive a commemorative bespoke bag, jackets, detailed route book, tour agenda and vehicle decals. Full technical support crews, professional photographer and luggage van.


Friday 3 to Saturday 4 June – Coventry, UK

  • 2-night stay at the retro-renovated Telegraph Hotel
  • Special Jaguar dinner on the Friday evening
  • Jaguar Breakfast Club meeting at Gaydon
  • Wappenbury Hall
  • Drinks reception in the ruins of the old Coventry Cathedral
  • Gala dinner within the new Cathedral

Sunday 5 June – Coventry to Arras, France

  • Depart Coventry and drive to Dover for afternoon ferry to Calais
  • Drive to Arras for hotel and evening dinner

Monday 6 June – Arras to Reims, France

  • Depart Arras and drive to Reims
  • Scenic drive visiting WWI battlefield sites and cemeteries on route to the Champagne city of Reims
  • Coach transfer from Reims hotel to champagne tasting with dinner and cellar tour

Tuesday 7 June – Reims to Dijon, France

  • Depart Reims via the race circuit and Jaguar pit stop
  • Drive beautiful French roads to lunch stop and then to Dijon for overnight stay and dinner at Château Chailly, used by Jaguar Cars to launch the XK8, XJ8, XKR and X-Type

Wednesday 8 June – Dijon to Geneva, Switzerland

  • Drive to lunch stop en route to Geneva across mountain roads
  • Visit Parc des Eaux-Vives where Sir William Lyons unveiled the E-Type in 1961
  • Check in at hotel and coach transfer to Lake Geneva for evening boat tour of lake with dinner on board

Thursday 9 June – Geneva to Safenwil, Switzerland

  • Drive beautiful roads to lunch stop
  • Overnight hotel in Safenwil
  • Coach transfer to Emil Frey Classic Centre for evening dinner and museum tour

Friday 10 June – Safenwil to Saarbrücken, Germany

  • Drive scenic roads to lunch stop
  • Overnight stay at Schloss Berg, Saarbrücken
  • Traditional German evening dinner and wine experience

Saturday 11 June – Saarbrücken to Brussels, Belgium

  • Scenic drive to lunch stop, calling in at beer and chocolate producers
  • Evening hotel in Brussels with dinner at the world-famous Autoworld Museum

Sunday 12 June – Depart Brussels and head home

  • Drive to Jabbeke in honour of Norman Dewis OBE
  • UK participants drive to Calais for return ferry crossing and European drivers head home

In the event of unforeseen circumstances, some of the schedule may be subject to change. The tour will be supported by vehicle technicians, luggage
van, meet-and-greet staff and photographer. All cars will have a very comprehensive route book to follow and all meals with refreshments are included unless specified.

Dates & Times

Date: 3rd - 12th June 2022

Booking Details

Cost: £6490
For two people sharing a double/twin room and one car*

To register your interest, please contact Tony O’Keeffe: or call 07742 058105

*Cost also includes crossings, hotels, entrance to attractions, breakfast and dinners where mentioned. Please enquire for single occupancy.

Contact: Tony O’Keeffe
Telephone: 07742 058105

Please note that details are subject to change. For events not organised by Jaguar Drivers' Club, please verify information with the event organisers.