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I live in the USA but keep a sailboat in Turkey and spend a lot of time there.
I also have been in Bulgaria and Romania.
Maybe I am being biased but IMHO there is nothing that you will miss by not visiting Romania,Bulgaria for that matter if you visit Turkey and spend some time there.You can cut trough Romania and Bulgaria(2-3 days the most)and enter Turkey from Edirne ride to Istanbul spend couple days and keep on riding down the Aegean Coast to Marmaris where you can take a ferry to Rhodes and than to mainland Greece from there.Along the way I can assure you that you will make a lot of stops at places like Ephesus,Bodrum etc...Central Anatolia and Kapadokya are also great places but I don't think you have time for that.
Again in my opinion there are two places I would not miss during a motorcycle trip across the region specially in Summer:Turkey/Greece and Crotia.Keep me posted I will be in Turkey and Greek Islands during summer and might help you more if you need.
Croatia: Dubrovnik, "Jadranska magistrala" (adriatic route - very scenic 600km coastal route), Plitvice national park and that's about it.
Slovenia: The Alps, as someone mentioned here. Go to Bled, Bohinj, climb across Vrsic pass go down to Trenta valley, Kobarid, Bovec, and than hit Italian Alps (Dolomites). Tuscany is really nice, East French Alps, Cote d'Azur...
4 months in total? Well, you can do a lot in that time, but try to make sort of a daily plan and maybe post it up, and then let us argue about the countries we know if your plan is feasible...
não achas que estas a fazer um itinerario muito apertado para a quantidade de paises que queres visitar?
Quando viajo dou-me conta que muito dificilmente consigo cumprir os planos, por isso agora faço de outro modo, meto-me à estrada, e vou fazendo dia-a-dia o meu itinerário, com base na meteorologia, cashflow, e vontade/curiosidade no momento, deves achar que é de louco fazer desta forma mas tenho-me dado bem com este método.
Habitualmente tenho tendencia a fugir de lugares muito frios, com temperaturas abaixo do ponto de congelação.
É só mais um input, espero que disfrutes muito da tua viagem, acho que deve ser esse o objectivo principal.
Location: A Brazilian couple living in Cambridge, UK
I really appreciate your thoughts, but I think we have to have at least something planned, not that we’re gonna book ALL the hotels before we hit the road, but we’ve got to know which way to head to…
In order to allow everyone to understand your post I’ll translate it, because it’s got some valuable information and more people can use it:
Don’t you think that you’re planning to visit too many country’s for the time that you’ve scheduled?
When I travel I rarely can follow the schedule, therefore I do it in a different way, when I get to the road I start planning day by day, following the weather forecast, “cashflow” and the moment desire/curiosity, you might think I’m crazy, but it’s been working very well for me.
Usually I tend not to go to places that the temperature is bellow 0ºC.
To finish off, I hope you enjoy yourselves on the trip, that is the most important thing.
We have indeed included Turkey in our plans, we’ll probably be heading from Romania/Bulgaria, and from Turkey we’d like to take a ferry to Greece, so if you have ANY tips please, let us know!!!
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