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Sweden - > Italy trip tips

I was planning on doing my first european trip this summer. Bought my first bike last year Going Sweden -> Denmark -> Germany -> Switzerland -> Italy ( Tuscany ) -> France -> Belgium -> Netherlands -> Germany -> Denmark -> Sweden.

Anyone got any tips on where to stay and what to see on my way. Only planning a 3-4 weeks for this. I guess i'm gonna stop at the Giger museum and maybe se the french riviera

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You're welcome.

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Ahh, that looks nice good pitstop on the way home...
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Originally posted by gluffis:
maybe se the french riviera

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If you like sizzling heat, traffic jams, mad drivers and tourist ripoffs the you will like it here.

If not, I suggest you avoid the Riviera like the plague and head for the mountains instead.

Places to stay:

http://www.relais-motard-fontgaillarde.com (South of the Col d'Allos)

L'Abbaye de Valcroissant, just South of Die. Map: http://www.viamichelin.com/viamichel...1424&x=24&y=11

Gîte de Toureves, Genolhac, map: http://www.viamichelin.com/viamichel...oductId=&x=0&y =0 (the location isn't exact, it's on the right side of the road as you drive up the mountain.)

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Ok, maybe i'll avoid the riviera then. I guess i'm gonna see the brand new big bridge in france. Looks like it has got some nice views
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beddhist is right about the traffic jams but visiting Monaco and Nice and driving the (busy) coast road was a nice experience for me anyhow so if you're not afraid of traffic jams just try it and drive like the French (complete madness but fun ;-)
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