calais to benidorm (1 Viewer)

Affiliate links here may earn MHF compensation

ukbill

LIFE MEMBER
Nov 3, 2011
5,501
5,274
Pinoso
Funster No
18,740
MH
4 berth low profile
Exp
starting on saturday 10/3/2012
leaving on the tunnel for calais sunday 28th dec 7.30am arrive 8.50am
apart from coffee stops and maybe a sarnie 1st main stop hope to be around bordeaux area around 9 to 10pm then off again and hope to be in benidorm by 8 to 9pm monday night 29th hope to do this as done before without tolls no speeding just long driving but hopefully once across the mountains the sun will be greeting us
anyone heading down at the same time is welcome to join in with us if you can stand the pace if not cya all in beni
 
OP
OP
ukbill

ukbill

LIFE MEMBER
Nov 3, 2011
5,501
5,274
Pinoso
Funster No
18,740
MH
4 berth low profile
Exp
starting on saturday 10/3/2012
dont worry dave that is already in hand steve and jackie (spottycatz)are already down on raco spying out the best places for madness 1e a pint and 1.20e a bottle of wine just across the road is at least 4 bars with karaoke and entertainment and a indian restaurant for getting ya e coli fix :):D
 

BreweryDave

LIFE MEMBER
Aug 10, 2011
3,495
10,543
Eye, Suffolk, UK
Funster No
17,694
MH
None now!
Exp
2011
dont worry dave that is already in hand steve and jackie (spottycatz)are already down on raco spying out the best places for madness 1e a pint and 1.20e a bottle of wine just across the road is at least 4 bars with karaoke and entertainment and a indian restaurant for getting ya e coli fix :):D
That Indian is pretty darn good!
We stay in the mayra appts up calle Amsterdam opposite the indoor market - the bar at the bottom of the block is also €1 pint(y)
 
OP
OP
ukbill

ukbill

LIFE MEMBER
Nov 3, 2011
5,501
5,274
Pinoso
Funster No
18,740
MH
4 berth low profile
Exp
starting on saturday 10/3/2012
yeah i think the indian you mean is different the 1 near the indoor market we used last year and was great 5e for 3 courses including a half bot of vino bloody expensive aint it :):giggle:
 

Dave and Ginny

Free Member
Jan 31, 2013
1,569
1,582
Nottingham
Funster No
24,505
MH
Hymer Starline 680
Exp
Since 2011, previously a tugger
Have a good trip, I'm hoping to make a similar quick trip in the January. Just wondering which route you take to cross the mountains and which is best at that time of year?
Dave

Subscribers  do not see these advertisements

 
R

Robert Clark

Deleted User
Best of luck!
I find I've had enough of driving after about 5 hours.
 
Feb 9, 2008
8,965
18,767
Corby, Northants
Funster No
1,455
MH
Coach Built
Exp
Since 2007
That's some driving. Are you using the N10 route ? I use it and find it great, although use a couple of short toll sections to round the bottom end of Rouen and through Tours. Also Bil, out of interest how do you manage the section south of Bordeaux ? do you use the Toll section or an alternative route. I'm informed it's worth paying the tolls on this section just to avoid the hassle on the other roads which build up near the bottom end.
I'd meet up and buy you a beer in Villasol but will not be there this time around.
Have a safe journey.
 
OP
OP
ukbill

ukbill

LIFE MEMBER
Nov 3, 2011
5,501
5,274
Pinoso
Funster No
18,740
MH
4 berth low profile
Exp
starting on saturday 10/3/2012
will prolly pay the toll there phil otherwise it can be a nightmare but still not sure if i will take the clermont ferrand route and cross the milau although that puts around 4 more hrs on maybe next time we will have that beer but this time i expect to be on raco
people have to remember i will have linda and my sister lynn aka foster tits in the back so have to get there quick or i will murder the pair of em :)
 
OP
OP
ukbill

ukbill

LIFE MEMBER
Nov 3, 2011
5,501
5,274
Pinoso
Funster No
18,740
MH
4 berth low profile
Exp
starting on saturday 10/3/2012
nah thats ok we will take at least a day off for them to restock and i dont really drink much now days :)
 

Chris

LIFE MEMBER
May 5, 2010
21,085
282,828
Funster No
11,412
MH
None
Exp
10 years
That's a heck of a drive.

I get tired and moody after about 400 miles.

Have a great trip.
 
Oct 20, 2010
2,258
37,664
Burry Port South Wales
Funster No
14,190
MH
A Class
Exp
Since 2003
Have a good and safe trip down, we should be on Raco then, so will have a cold one,
('ok then robinsons squash :)') ready for your arrival.
Cheers Ed :drink:

Subscribers  do not see these advertisements

 
Aug 13, 2009
49
22
KENT
Funster No
7,964
MH
Coachbuilt
Exp
Caravanning since 1990's Went over to motorhoming 2007
Hi ucbill leaving the same time. good luck kev4caz
 

tonka

LIFE MEMBER
Jul 2, 2008
10,920
21,805
Cannock, Staffs
Funster No
3,141
MH
A class Burstner 800
Exp
Since 2000
Hi ucbill leaving the same time. good luck kev4caz

lol... We must see this Delorean motorhome that can time travel.. :)
Safe trip anyway,,

Bill.. Keep me beer cold, be there Monday...(y)

Subscribers  do not see these advertisements

 
OP
OP
ukbill

ukbill

LIFE MEMBER
Nov 3, 2011
5,501
5,274
Pinoso
Funster No
18,740
MH
4 berth low profile
Exp
starting on saturday 10/3/2012
Ok mate do u need pickup airport
 

Join us or log in to post a reply.

To join in you must be a member of MotorhomeFun

Join MotorhomeFun

Join us, it quick and easy!

Log in

Already a member? Log in here.

Latest journal entries

Funsters who are viewing this thread

Back
Top