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  1. tommytli

    tommytli Funster

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    we set off on our hols friday, motorhome's packed just food to go in and im all excited 1st stop dover marine parade then from calais we will stop just north of stuttgart, after there we head for italy balzano (spelling) we meet up with lisas mum there and stay for a few days before we head to garda, after the stop at garda we head to venice for a few days then on to croatia where we will have a beach type holiday for a week or so.
    we then head back up to austria to leogang where i meet up with some of the guys from cyclejunkies and ride at the kona bike park, we then head to munich for a few days, after munich we go to disneyland then back to calais and home, we are away for a month so have a lot to squeeze in, i will try and post some updates of our trip with some pics.

    thanks for all the info i got off you all for our trip:thumb:
     
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    Have a great trip.:thumb:
    Safe journey.
    Will look forward to your reports and pics.:BigGrin:
     
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    I dont reckon there's any need to tell you to have fun, it sounds brilliant. Be safe.
    Jim
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    It'll be good to hear this part of your trip, never been that way.

    I'll bet it will be HOT.
     
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    we went last year brian and it was so beautiful we decided to go back this year but via italy because we have never been,

    where else can you have this type of holiday, city,lake and beach holiday all in 1 and you get to see all the real parts of the places you visit.
    i do love having a motorhome:BigGrin:
     
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    hilldweller Funster Life Member

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    You can't say more than that about a place.

    Two best trips on Garda, IMHO, walk around Sirmione and go to Malchesini and take the cable car.

    If you have balls of steel, take your bike up the cable car and come down the hard way.
     
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    thats the stuff im into brian,downhill mtb thats the reason we are stopping at leogang, do they allow you to ride down brian?
     
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    ive found the trails brian cheers, getting even more excited now:BigGrin:
     
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    Sounds great trip have fun
     
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    When were at the top of Mt Baldo we saw a car arrive with 10/15 bikes, filled the car. Now I don't know if this was club organised or maybe one car a day. But you can walk or cycle down. There is a road too, we saw delivery vans.

    http://www.motorhomefun.co.uk/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=4124
    http://www.funiviedelbaldo.it/eng/funivia.asp
     
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    Have a great adventure... enjoy... hope you have enough Fray Bentos Pies... :Wink:

    JJ
     
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    How many is enough ?

    How many do we need to bring to Bath ?
     
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    No FBP probs in Bath Brian... you can buy them at any respectable grocery outlet... France, Germany and Italy more tricky...

    JJ :Rofl1:
     
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    Have a great time all of you, dont forget plenty of pics.

    :cry::cry: I have to wait till September before we get over the water
     
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    Sounds like a great trip, enjoy and post the pics.
     
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    Hope you have good time, we did almost same trip in 2002.
    Landed in Ostend, through Germany, Austria, Slovenia, Croatia, Italy, then back through Germany and France.

    Nice place in Austria was Faaker see, beautiful lake, we went to Mosenicka Draga in Croatia, lovely beach, back into italy to Trieste were I have relatives for a few days, then Lake Garda (Malcesne) lovely little town with cobbled streets, and you must go upto Monte Baldo in the cable car, then onto Venice, used plenty of aires along the way.

    have a safe trip
     
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    Hi Tommy

    Bring the sun cream as its roasting in Garda just now. If you are going via Innsbruck id recommend natter see camp site and also you can go up to 3000m with cable car from city centre and cycle down if your daft enough you can cycle up:Rofl1:

    Have a great time might pass you we leave here on monday going back germany way.

    Gerry
     
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    thanks gerry, i will ride down the mountains no probs, but riding up is a no no lol im a downhiller so dont do uphills:Rofl1:

    thanks to every1 for the replys and wellwishes:thumb:
     
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    Where are u staying in Garda ? we will be at Limone from next tuesday for 10 days

    Dave & Jacqui
     
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    we have nothing booked we are just hoping every where is not full:Smile:
     
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