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Planning Summer RoadTrips Ideas and suggestions for the best summer road trips

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My wife and i have a planned trip to the south of france via germany and swiss,the first night we are stopping near metz before continuing down the autobahn (going to try and max the 350 out!!) to swiss where we will drive to annecy to stay two days at the hotel splendid,two nights will then be spent in Villeneuve loubet east of nice and then on to montpellier for a further two days,a chilled drive back north to calais including a night in paris completes this much anticipated trip.
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Hope you have a good trip, and the weather is as good as we had when we were in France last week. Don't forget the photos.






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When are you departing? Metz was full of Canadians back in the '50s - had a fighter Wing there. Sounds like a great trip - have fun on the autobahn, but keep an eye on the rearview (there's always someone faster than you!).


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Does the Col de Turini beckon ?

Some absolutely stunning roads down there.

Have fun.
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Does the Col de Turini beckon ?

Some absolutely stunning roads down there.

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Specially on a bike
So true.

Did it in the '70s on the Commando. Couldn't do it now though, I'm knackered after riding it round the block !
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Oh, i live in Antibes, just after Villeneuve Loubet...

A little project with my new toy: GoPro Hero2 to archived my rides by a SLK on the roads in the south-east France.

One preview in full-hd : Pellafol ... Pellafol - YouTube

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Hey marco
great video just exactly where is the video shot?,it looks very much like the grenoble area,we cant wait to get going but need my car back from the bodyshop first!!!!
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Hi Simon !

This is the plane of Pellafol, a 1km after the Lac of Sautet, near city Corps.

Is the area of the Parc des Ecrins.
Many times i go here for my trip: Gap -> Briancon -> Col du Lautaret -> Bourg d'Oisans -> Col d'Ormon -> Corps (Lac du Sautet and his hooverdam) -> Col du Festre and stop in my Hotel, here: Ambiance - Hôtel Azur - Gap, hotel logis de france proche de Gap, golf bayard, domaine de charance

Low prices, Parking covered reserved and close at night.

I you need help to run in this area, called me to create a road-book.

More video uploaded in youtube: check on my space "Depanneur06"...

Bourg d'Oisans vers Corps part 2/2 - YouTube


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Hi Marco, you live in a lovely part of the world. Here are some pics of a bike trip I did, including Briancon.




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Thanks Wolly !

I have buy new cam to share my trips on this forum !

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Not sure if you guys have already gone and come back...

But if you're heading over to Metz then you're really not that far from Nurburgring... I can hear it call now....

Check out Nurburgring calendar and opening times 2011 for Touristfahrten sessions..
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EURO TRIP update

We left the uk this morning catching the 0720 train through the channel tunnel, as painless as this was it was raining when we arrived it was sunny when we left Folkestone!!!
Anyway we made good progress via Rheims stopping for a lunch of bread and cheese and a swift cuppa!, we arrived at our first hotel south of Strasbourg at 1700 having travelled 500 miles and used a tank and a half of fuel averaging 32.6 at 80ish mph, so happy with that as it was more than I expected , we dined in the hotel and are now watching the Olympic opening ceremery , annecy tomorrow via Swiss
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Great mileage...pitty you didn't have some "champers" in Rheims...heart of champagne region...
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