Best route to Slovenia

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  1. lorger

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    We are heading to Slovenia this summer and wondered if anyone had done this and could advise on best route from Calais. We will be driving from Dumfries to the tunnel and then haven't made up our mind if we should do it as quick as we can or take two or three days. Thought about getting overnight from Hull or Newcastle as we did this when we went to Italy a couple of years ago which cost us £400 return, they want £800 this year.

    Due to work commitments and personal ones we only have 16 days so hope to spend around ten in Slovenia, we will be staying with motorhoming friends who we met through fun, they came to Scotland last summer and spent a few nights on our drive and have offered the same to us so it would be rude to turn it down. Also a couple of games of golf on offer:Rofl1:
     
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    Hi Gerry
    We went to Slovenia/Croatia in 2001
    We went Belgium, Germany, Austria, into Slovenia, we stayed on a site at a place called Moscenika Draga, nice site 5 mins walk to sea, large camp site, will check our route and advise it in more detail soon
     
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    weve just done that route and its mostly free we went through austria into italy and then slovakia
    its worth working out your petrol consumption to arrive in luxembourg running on fumes as the deisel is cheap there as well as fags n booze
     
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    We done Slovenia last summer as part of a 3 month trip down to Croatia & back. It's all in my blog which is on here.:thumb:
    Dopne a bit of wild camping and stayed on sites.
    Took a few days to get down including a 2 night stay in Switzerland.
     
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    We have been to Croatia a number of times via Slovenia. My preferred route is Calais, Aachen, Koln, Munich, Austria Slovenia, Croatia. No tolls apart from Austria and Autobahn all the way. It depends if you want to get there or do some site seeing on route. I normally plan a stop just north of Frankfurt the first night, then a nice site South of Munich (Chiemsee) the second with arrival in Croatia mid afternoon the third day. There are many different routes to get there, it all depends on your schedule.
     
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    forgot to say we broke the journey with 2 days on a nice grass stelplatz at unterlingen on the bodenzee nice 10 minute down hill walk into a lovely town
     
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    thanks for the replies i will have a look at suggested routes and also jaygee's blog.
     
  8. MrMotorhome

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    Rough Slovenia details

    We travelled to Croatia last year. Below is roughly the journey we took via Slovenia.

    Travelled via Namur (both ways) to avoid Tolls and load cheap fuel etc.

    1) Luxembourg - Fuussekaul Campsite use their 'Quick Stop' * Cheap fuel. (Expensive restaurant)
    2) Wintrich - Wohnmobille Stellplatz
    3) Cochem - Germany - loads of sites to choose from.
    4) Salzburg Nord Sam ACSI 'Sounds of Music tour!'
    5) Portoroz - Kamp Lucija - Solvenia. Great site and position, can be noisy on weekends. Visit - Postojna Caves in Slovenia
    * (Croatia) Rovinj - then returned:
    6) Sistiana - Italy Mare Pineta Baia ACSI
    7) Lazise - Market town (Lake Garda) San Vito - Italy
    8) Malcesine - Lake Garda - Italy
    9) Schiltach - Free Aire in this beautiful German town
    10) Metz - Municipal Metz-Plage France
    11) Alzingen - Camping Bon Accueil - Luxembourg
    21) Coquelles - Cite Europe

    In Slovenia you need to buy a Vignette prior to entering Slovenia. Stop at any garage to buy them (Weekly or monthly). Dipped headlights at all times.
    Vignette also required for Austria
    Postojna Caves Slovenia is a network of 20 kilometres of passages, galleries and chambers. There is a train to take you up and down.
     
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    How much were the Vignettes?
     
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    I love how adventurous some of you Funsters are. Fantastic:thumb:
     
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