italian trip

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  1. Kent monkey

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    Am planning on driving to lake garde this summer has anyone got any tips please as in stopover sites and prices of the tolls etc thanks.
     
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    @JockandRita are there at the moment so will have information I'm sure!
     
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    We'll be going that way.

    We'll head for Chamonix with one stop, probably Froncles aire or somewhere around there, then a couple of nights at the aire at Chamonix and then through the Mont Blanc tunnel

    Can't remember how much the tolls are down to Chamonix but it isn't much. The tunnel is something like €54
     
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    If you are looking for somewhere to stay for the night shortly after going through the MB tunnel then ...

    http://www.campingarcenciel.it/ChiSiamo.asp

    ...is reasonably priced , has a charismatic restaurant and stunning views of the surrounding mountains.
     
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    My unhelpful advice is that we stayed at lake garda, and were totally underwhelmed by it, the other great lakes are much more worthy of a visit, Garda was a little too touristy for us, if you know what I mean.
     
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    As ever it depends where you go...:)
     
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    We were just talking of heading back down that way, one of the places en-route that I would love to go back to for a couple of days is Annecy. Great free aire (well it was...) by the lake and a stroll from the town centre.
     
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    Will watch with interest, leave approx 14th stopping at Luxembourg then ?, heading for lakes ourselves.
     
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    We also off to Lake Garda in june, tacking 3 weeks off work & now just looking at routes.Any recommendations ? Steady drive down maybe Holland, Luxembourg ,Germany. But am unsure weather to up & over or through the tunnel.
     
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    Avoid Switzerland.. Instead go via Austria.. Nicer people cheaper toll ( Vignet )and beautiful views
    What size is your motorhome @Kent monkey ?
     
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    Forgot.. Canna help with stopping places en route cos we either dont stop or just pull off on to Stelplatz along the way
    But just south east of Riva Del Garda is the town of Rovereto.
    Beside the football stadium is an excellent stelplatz with water, dump facilities and usually plenty of room
     
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    Hi jaws my mother home is only 6.5 metres long so not to big.oes this make a difference
     
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    A couple of stops we made last year en-route to Garda included Lido International at Lake Lucerne and TCS Camping Lugano, Switzerland. For us the Swiss 10 day vignette is well worth the cost.
     
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