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Forum: European Delivery 06-17-2012, 03:59 PM
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Posted By L Seca
Lake Bled in NW Slovenia is lovely. A boat ride...

Lake Bled in NW Slovenia is lovely. A boat ride to the island is really cool, but may take more time than you have for lunch.
Forum: European Delivery 06-17-2012, 03:35 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By L Seca
+1 for Hallstatt. Incredible! Take the funicular...

+1 for Hallstatt. Incredible! Take the funicular to the restaurant overlooking the lake. They also have a salt mine tour.
Forum: European Delivery 05-16-2012, 07:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,290
Posted By L Seca
Annecy is lovely! Interlaken to Annecy via...

Annecy is lovely! Interlaken to Annecy via Chamonix is about 4 hours. Suggest you take the road through Saanen, or the tunnel train at Kandersteg. I highly recommend the cable car up the Aiguille du...
Forum: European Delivery 05-09-2012, 06:13 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,647
Posted By L Seca
I was able to drive from Annecy to the Geneva...

I was able to drive from Annecy to the Geneva Airport and dropoff location without going on the Autoroute and without a sticker. My recollection is that I crossed the border on a city street, and the...
Forum: European Delivery 05-05-2012, 12:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,925
Posted By L Seca
My wife and I toured parts of Slovenia and...

My wife and I toured parts of Slovenia and Croatia in July, 2008. We got a rental Fiat for the trip (no decent cars allowed in Croatia by the rental company, as stated above). We had a great time and...
Forum: European Delivery 05-22-2011, 03:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 859
Posted By L Seca
Here is the segment that was proclaimed (at the...

Here is the segment that was proclaimed (at the time) to be the best roads in Europe. The portion in Switzerland, including the Fluela pass, was the best driving, and the Stelvio pass area was the...
Forum: European Delivery 05-16-2011, 12:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,210
Posted By L Seca
Today I got confirmation of my service...

Today I got confirmation of my service appointment in Olbia, Sardinia, Italy.

Now on to route and hotel planning.
Forum: European Delivery 05-14-2011, 09:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 805
Posted By L Seca
I was able to get Google Maps to take the route...

I was able to get Google Maps to take the route over the Furkapass by entering Gletsch as an intermediate destination, and then fiddling with it some more. It may have something to do with the normal...
Forum: European Delivery 05-14-2011, 01:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 805
Posted By L Seca
Here is the best guide to European pass roads:...

Here is the best guide to European pass roads: Motorcycle Journeys Through the Alps & Beyond...
Forum: European Delivery 05-14-2011, 08:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,210
Posted By L Seca
We have stayed at Hotel Marconi...

We have stayed at Hotel Marconi (http://www.hotelmarconi.net/?lingua=ENG), and enjoyed it quite a lot. Lakeside frontage, wonderful terrace, and it's inside the gate of the fortress. Driving into the...
Forum: European Delivery 05-14-2011, 08:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,210
Posted By L Seca
We will enjoy the M3, despite no Ring this year....

We will enjoy the M3, despite no Ring this year. Enjoy Norway - it's fantastic!



It looks wonderful - we will look into it further as we plan our last week.
Forum: European Delivery 05-13-2011, 08:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,210
Posted By L Seca
I've heard good stories about Beaune, but we...

I've heard good stories about Beaune, but we probably won't get that far north this year. One more place to add to our planning list. Ironically, the more we visit Europe and the more places we see,...
Forum: European Delivery 05-13-2011, 08:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,210
Posted By L Seca
We love Sirmione, too. We stayed there once...

We love Sirmione, too. We stayed there once before, and also once at Riva del Garda. A longer stay at Sirmione is definitely on the future plans list, but this year we have only two days between...
Forum: European Delivery 05-12-2011, 09:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,210
Posted By L Seca
ED #7 - Another eccentric itinerary for me

Thanks to Chris, I have joined the numerous Festers who couldn't pass up the deal on an M3 Vert. Delivery is June 29.

I have been to some far flung places on my previous ED adventures, along with...
Forum: European Delivery 05-11-2011, 06:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 901
Posted By L Seca
We love Lokal! Went there twice on a recent...

We love Lokal! Went there twice on a recent Sonoma weekend. It's the only place we know in NorCal where they serve authentic Hungarian Langos!
Forum: European Delivery 04-13-2011, 09:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,585
Posted By L Seca
I have been unable to find an answer to this...

I have been unable to find an answer to this question: What is the available space for luggage in the back seat of an e93 with the seat folded down and a wind deflector in place?

BMW sells a set...
Forum: European Delivery 04-06-2011, 06:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 557
Posted By L Seca
You do not need to buy tickets in advance for...

You do not need to buy tickets in advance for "Tourist Driving". Just buy your ticket from the vending machine next to the start gate. Be alert and watch your mirrors closely. Turn on your right turn...
Forum: European Delivery 04-03-2011, 12:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,127
Posted By L Seca
:rofl: Thanks! There are quite a few places...

:rofl: Thanks!

There are quite a few places I could have added based on personal experience, but Atlanta wouldn't have been one of them. We spent a few days there last year and I don't recall...
Forum: European Delivery 04-02-2011, 12:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,127
Posted By L Seca
At most signalized intersections, the lights are...

At most signalized intersections, the lights are on the near side of the intersection only. If you are the first car in line and you pull too far forward, you won't see the light change. At some...
Forum: European Delivery 03-29-2011, 08:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,925
Posted By L Seca
Here is a Dealer Locater...

Here is a Dealer Locater (http://www.bmw.com/com/en/general/dealerlocator/content.html). It's in German for German dealers, so you have to do a little translation. I plugged in "Nurburg" for Stadt...
Forum: European Delivery 03-23-2011, 08:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 885
Posted By L Seca
It depends on what kind of scenery you want to...

It depends on what kind of scenery you want to see. To my way of thinking, Switzerland is more scenic and more fun than dropping down into Italy. The Swiss route also appears to be a bit faster.
...
Forum: European Delivery 03-10-2011, 08:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 915
Posted By L Seca
Oops! Yes, you are correct. I meant Plansee. I...

Oops! Yes, you are correct. I meant Plansee. I was thinking of the Ammersattel pass at the top and had "Ammer" on my mind.

Danke!
Forum: European Delivery 03-10-2011, 09:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 915
Posted By L Seca
I am unclear whether you are describing a one day...

I am unclear whether you are describing a one day drive starting in and returning to Munich, or one day allotted for the drive between these towns. Visiting any two of these towns from Munich in one...
Forum: European Delivery 03-10-2011, 08:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,207
Posted By L Seca
I've stayed at zum Schluxen several times - it's...

I've stayed at zum Schluxen several times - it's wonderful. If you are ready for a hike, there is a trail from the hotel across the border into Germany and right to Schwangau.

I strongly recommend...
Forum: European Delivery 02-27-2011, 06:07 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,871
Posted By L Seca
Nope. Helmets are optional. It is a good idea to...

Nope. Helmets are optional. It is a good idea to wear one, however, if you can fit it into your luggage. Most drivers on public days do not wear helmets. It's a German thing.
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