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Archived Euro Trip Finalized

Discussion in 'Archived Posts (Read Only)' started by billz, May 16, 2013.

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  1. billz

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    Well as most of you are aware, me, mozza and Brian are doing a road trip through France, Switzerland and Italy Where after spending 4 days around Lake Como we say farwell to Brian and me and Mozza go down to Spain to spend a week in a villa. Our itn is as follows

    Friday 9th August
    Me and Mozza drive to Euro Tunnel and meet with Brian then we drive to Reims

    Saturday
    We drive to Mulhouse https://maps.google.com/?saddr=49.28476,4.01424&daddr=48.07354,6.82258 to:48.00421,6.94533 to:47.95593,6.99660 to:47.89090,7.11948 to:47.75083,7.33588 to:47.75972,7.33126&hl=en&t=h&om=1&z=8&geocode=FZgG8AIdoEA9AA;FUSL3QIdtBpoAA;FXJ83AIdMvppAA;Fdq_2wIdeMJqAA;FdTB2gIdeKJsAA;Fa6e2AIdyO9vAA;FWjB2AIdvN1vAA
    where we shall be visiting the Motor Museum http://citedelautomobile.com/en/home

    Sunday
    Drive to Alpenhof via the Sustenpasse and Furkapasse if time permits we will go to Grindalwald to view the Eiger
    https://maps.google.com/maps/ms?msid=206240247215734636440.0004dcdbe22c694fc0957&msa=0

    Monday to Friday
    We drive onto Lake Como via the rest of the Furkapasse, St Bernadino Pass and Splugenpasse
    http://maps.google.com/?saddr=46.53...;FXSnwwIdWtKMAA;FVqsxAIdoI-OAA;Fb4mvgIdVPmOAA

    I have also arranged 2 day trips one to drive around Davos and St Moritz taking in the Fluelapasse and Julierpass
    https://maps.google.com/maps/ms?msid=206240247215734636440.0004dcdc0579b1117ceab&msa=0
    The other run out is obviously the Stelviopasse
    https://maps.google.com/maps/ms?msid=206240247215734636440.0004dcdc0c35a11b313fc&msa=0

    On the Friday we say bye to Brian and me and Mozz head down to a Chateau in the southern France Alps before we head down to Spain where we will spend the week at a place called Las Tres Calis
    The trip back has yet to be arranged as we will do this when we are having a beer n bq night at the villa so we might end up not comming back

    We will try and update this as we go along.
     
  2. Aceman

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    Sounds like a great trip Bill would love to do something similar in the future when the kids have grown up and me and Tracy can get off on our own together.
     
  3. Brian H

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    Looks like a great trip :)

    I share that sentiment Aceman, a few more years before I can do a trip like this, I would love to drive down to Spain for the Spanish GP one year.
     
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    I have to admit I am likewise feeling I would like to do a trip like that maybe I should get my tent out and work out how to get it all packed in the car.

    I shall watch for the updates with anticipation. hope you all have a great time!
     
  5. MAURICE THE MARTIAN

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    12 weeks today :D
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    Not a bit jealous:grumpy:

    That little bit of road after the lakes in St Moritz is superb. We had great fun driving that last year...
     
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    Lucky sods!
     
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    Good route . Did Reims, La Jura, Chamonix to Genoa ferry last year but sadly not in the Zed. Intend to put that right this September and redo part of it to Lake Garda.
    If you are eating out in Reims - recommend L'Apostrophe` in centre.
     
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    Really looking forward to this adventure with the martian and billz. When they go on down to spain me and Linda have decided to stay a little longer in Italy. Going on from Como to Lake Garda and staying there for 4 nights before making our way back home via Germany's Lake Constance one night, then on to the Nuburgring for a bit of a dash around a track and staying for one night. then onto Brugge for three nights before crossing back. 12 Weeks and counting.:coolsteer)
     
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    You will have a great time.

    We drove down to Italy for the F1 and MotoGP via Mulhouse last year. Roof down, sun shining, tunes on, can't beat it.
     
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    If you get the chance detour to Stuttgart. Porsche and Merc museums. Wonderful!!
     
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    Will keep that in mind now you recommend it.
     
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    Just bought this in car camera for run outs and also the Euro trip in August. with a 32gig sd card will be able to record around a full days driving.
     
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    Wish you wouldnt cruze the red lite district. On a Sunday an all .:p
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    Need some respite :) from doing the kitchen moz
     
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    Did a recce today over the pyrranees .
    Quite a bit of snow[​IMG][​IMG]
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    Thought we was doing the alps not the pyrenees.

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    On the way back:D
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    Had our breathalyser kit, GB stickers, High viz vests, + beam convertors, only got one triangle because not going into Spain! Haven't had a set of bulbs yet though. When I checked out the cost of a full set of these it came to £95. :nailbiting: am I going to need all these I ask?? Viginete's sorted by Bill, So, nearly ready......:party:
     
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