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About the Course
Join Pat Archibald and immerse yourself in textiles & patchwork in the heart of the beautiful Alsace! Now in its 26th year, the Carrefour Européen du Patchwork is a show with a difference. In the four villages of Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines, Sainte Croix-aux-Mines, Liepvre and Rombach-le-Franc in the wonderful Val d'Argent, historical buildings, village halls and places of worship are turned into galleries exhibiting over 1,200 textile works of art. We'll stay in the charming Old Town of Colmar whose cobblestoned streets and winding canals are lined with half-timbered medieval and renaissance buildings. Easily explored on foot, Colmar has a wealth of shops selling high quality goods and local produce, as well as first-class restaurants serving delicious Alsatian cuisine. In addition, Pat will host two half-day, hand-stitching workshops exclusively for Stitchtopia guests.
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What's included in the price?
Return international flights from London Heathrow to Basel with one piece of hold luggage
5 nights in 4* accommodation on a bed & breakfast basis
Coach travel as described in the itinerary including driver tips
Dinner in the hotel on the first and final evening
Four-day entrance ticket Carrefour Européen du Patchwork & transfers to the show
Two workshops with Pat Archibald, kit included
The services of an experienced tour manager throughout
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