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Smile Europe France Switz. Italy Spain 7th sept - 22 sept

Off to Europe with the wife 2 up on Friday 7th via Chan Tun. 20:50 hrs Folkestone to Calais, staying in Calais for the night. Early'ish start from Calais in the direction of Lake Geneva stop somewhere in France if not enough time. Spend some time around the lake and city. Head into Alps for 2 - 3 days in to Italy and in the direction of Nice southern France. Spend some time around south coast. Wife flies home from Marseilles Sunday 16th Sept 15:00hrs ( drop off lunch time ) Then head into Spain making my way back home later in the week to be home 22 / 23 rd. Camping all the way. Some plans for places to visit in southern France already, the rest "as we go" Glad to meet up with anyone/couples on route start/ mid/ end? Nothing set in stone other than outbound crossing and flight home on 16th.
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I'm off to Spain this month for a few week's leave the UK round the 5/6 of next month. Two week's just out side Barcelona and then the trip home. Arrive in Barcelona on the 8. I'll keep an eye out for you. have a few drinks and ride the coast.
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My wife I are heading south in September. Leave U.K. Via tunnel 12.50 on the 6th.(Thurs).
. Stopover near Riems that night then onto second night stop on 7th to set us up for doing the Swiss highpasses. We will also be doing the petit st. Bernard where they film part of the Italian job we have then to make our way to Austria where we have booked a week at the hotel Enzian in Landeck near Innsbruck for a week. If you have never done the passes in that area,truly you have missed out on something special!
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I did some of the passes last year, they are fab. I find it hard to decide what gets missed out, just as much as what gets put in on these trips!
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Yes the passes are fun . After that we are going to Budapest. Back in 2008 we did a whirlwind tour of Europe , we did a nightstop there and thought we must go back one day. Its only taken four years!
. . . . Anyhow, good luck with your trip and stay safe.
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