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Forum: The Travel Forum 02-21-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 12
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Posted By Trinitony
We did the factory tour and a self-guided tour of...

We did the factory tour and a self-guided tour of the Museum a few years ago and enjoyed both. For those who are doing European Delivery the factory tour and museum tour are free. I do not know what...
Forum: European Delivery 02-15-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 228
Posted By Trinitony
I have not stopped anywhere along the...

I have not stopped anywhere along the Alpenstrasse but if I did I would be tempted to stay near Herrenchiemsee. Herrenchiemsee was King Ludwig II's palace that most closely resembles Versailles near...
Forum: European Delivery 02-11-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 699
Posted By Trinitony
Since you have seen Lake Como you could replace...

Since you have seen Lake Como you could replace it with Rothenburg ob der Tauber and Nuremberg. Rothenburg is the ultimate cute town with the well known night watchman tour and Nuremberg has a cute...
Forum: European Delivery 02-11-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 699
Posted By Trinitony
I agree with M FUNF. He has described the perfect...

I agree with M FUNF. He has described the perfect "taste of Europe" driving trip. All of the towns and cities on his list are car friendly and well worth a visit. I also agree with Wine-O Zurich is...
Forum: European Delivery 02-11-2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 481
Posted By Trinitony
You ask about walking in the cities that you are...

You ask about walking in the cities that you are visiting. Here is my assessment:
Salzburg: Do not drive except to park in the underground parking lot which is located almost in the middle of the...
Forum: European Delivery 02-11-2015, 07:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 481
Posted By Trinitony
Just another plug for the Alpenstrasse. You do...

Just another plug for the Alpenstrasse. You do not have time to do the whole of the Alpenstrasse but on 4/21, when you head from Munich to Salzburg, you will have lots of time to try a little bit of...
Forum: European Delivery 02-10-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 382
Posted By Trinitony
Reversing course might well work. Unfortunately...

Reversing course might well work. Unfortunately it is only a week or so later but it could be all that is needed to result in the opening of the Eagle's Nest.

Colmar and Riquewihr would be good...
Forum: European Delivery 02-08-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 406
Posted By Trinitony
Austria requires an International Driving Permit...

Austria requires an International Driving Permit (relatively cheap at AAA stores), a Vignette (toll sticker - can be bought at most gas stations near the Austrian border) and a reflective vest in the...
Forum: European Delivery 02-08-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 207
Posted By Trinitony
The Alpenstrasse from Fussen to Berchtesgaden is...

The Alpenstrasse from Fussen to Berchtesgaden is about a six hour drive with no stops or a full day with stops. So, if you can, I would drive it all. The section that I remember as being the...
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 02-08-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 514
Posted By Trinitony
On long drives I find the driver's seat to be...

On long drives I find the driver's seat to be uncomfortable. My wife is very happy with the passenger's seat. On the driver's side there seems to be no padding where the seat and the back meet. It's...
Forum: European Delivery 02-07-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 555
Posted By Trinitony
In the Bernese Oberland there are several...

In the Bernese Oberland there are several mountain top vistas accessible by cog railway. The views are spectacular. The Jungfrau Railway is open year round, The last stretch of the railway is through...
Forum: European Delivery 02-06-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 555
Posted By Trinitony
I liked the former owners. Any idea if this is a...

I liked the former owners. Any idea if this is a change for good or bad?
Forum: European Delivery 02-06-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 555
Posted By Trinitony
We might stay in Fussen or even Pinswang. Last...

We might stay in Fussen or even Pinswang. Last time we stayed in Pinswang, Austria because Fussen was all booked up. The hotel was the Gutshof zum Schluxen. It was very nice, good free breakfast,...
Forum: European Delivery 02-06-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 555
Posted By Trinitony
Here are my suggestions: Keep the first few...

Here are my suggestions:
Keep the first few days unchanged.

Spend at least two nights in Salzburg. Make Hallstatt a day trip out of Salzburg. It's a little over an hour away and not worth moving...
Forum: European Delivery 02-06-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 671
Posted By Trinitony
My thoughts: I always like to have the very...

My thoughts:
I always like to have the very latest gimcracks so I would get the 2016 model. The 2016 would probably not be re-delivered until November so you would either have to extend your current...
Forum: European Delivery 02-05-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,105
Posted By Trinitony
It's an unwritten rule (which I think means that...

It's an unwritten rule (which I think means that it is not a rule) that you post a photo of you and your new car on Bimmerfest within 12 hours of picking it up at the Welt. Fortunately the Welt has...
Forum: European Delivery 02-05-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 572
Posted By Trinitony
[QUOTE=scarhill;8883471]I'll see what I can do...

[QUOTE=scarhill;8883471]I'll see what I can do with adding time in the Nice area. Otherwise, we'll have to save that area and Provence for the next ED!

If you are thinking of a future trip touring...
Forum: European Delivery 02-05-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 572
Posted By Trinitony
Now I think I am "piling on", but when we were...

Now I think I am "piling on", but when we were returning from San Gimignano to our hotel we drove past Monteriggioni. We were too tired to stop but it looks like the quintessential "mountain town" -...
Forum: European Delivery 02-05-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 572
Posted By Trinitony
jerezano66 is right, you need more time in the...

jerezano66 is right, you need more time in the Nice area. You might cut one of the days in Umbria. One full day and two nights in Umbria should be enough.

Umbria and Tuscany have a common...
Forum: European Delivery 02-05-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 710
Posted By Trinitony
I think that there are car ferries from Menaggio,...

I think that there are car ferries from Menaggio, Cadenabbia and Varenna to Bellagio. There is also free parking in Bellagio:...
Forum: European Delivery 02-05-2015, 06:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 572
Posted By Trinitony
First, Great Plan. Nicely paced. Good choice of...

First, Great Plan. Nicely paced. Good choice of places to go. Big cities by train, small towns and scenic places by car. Got to love your employer's 10-year sabbatical. Here are a couple of...
Forum: The Travel Forum 02-04-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 654
Posted By Trinitony
My turn to agree with Gluhwein. We spent a week...

My turn to agree with Gluhwein. We spent a week in Normandy and had a great time. Honfleur and Mont St. Michel are must sees. I would add the gun battery at Longues sur Mer and the little museum at ...
Forum: The Travel Forum 02-04-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By Trinitony
Kusadasi: Take the ship's tour to Ephesus, it's...

Kusadasi: Take the ship's tour to Ephesus, it's well worth while.
Forum: European Delivery 02-04-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 436
Posted By Trinitony
I like the moderate pace of your plan. I am sure...

I like the moderate pace of your plan. I am sure your parents will be glad that you are not trying to see 8 different cities all of which are 500 miles apart.

You float the idea of either staying...
Forum: European Delivery 02-04-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 879
Posted By Trinitony
I don't know the answer but I don't think that it...

I don't know the answer but I don't think that it gets much higher than Fussen (2651'), Garmisch (2323') and Berchtesgaden (2300') but I could be wrong. I do not remember any significant hill climbs....
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