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Old 09-12-2017, 04:25 PM
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Followed by Etal, Lake Como, Florence and Nice.


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Old 09-12-2017, 05:40 PM
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Nice car! Enjoy the rest of the trip and post lots of pics!
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Old 09-13-2017, 04:23 AM
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Trip is finished. Here's some Lake Como for starters.
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Old 09-13-2017, 05:24 AM
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What town and hotel is that? It looks like the place we stayed a few years ago.
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Old 09-13-2017, 05:58 AM
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Hotel Aurora Lezzeno Lake Como

A view from restaurant of the sunset and water activities area.
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Congrats on the new ride! Love Lake Como
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Old 09-13-2017, 12:03 PM
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Stayed at a B&B near Florence that was a 13th century mill.
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Old 09-15-2017, 08:43 AM
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Nice. Still our fav city.

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Old 09-15-2017, 06:47 PM
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Looks like a great trip! Where do you recommend to stay in Nice?
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Old 09-16-2017, 05:09 AM
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Looks like a great trip! Where do you recommend to stay in Nice?
Novotel near the airport. No airport noise, nice rooms, secure fenced parking, 10 minute walk from bus and train, a whole restaurant row right on the beach. Or turn car in early and they shuttle you. Can get everywhere by bus and train. Car wash near train station.
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Old 09-16-2017, 06:24 AM
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Very nice trip review and video, thanks Gary J.
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Old 09-16-2017, 07:57 PM
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Novotel near the airport. No airport noise, nice rooms, secure fenced parking, 10 minute walk from bus and train, a whole restaurant row right on the beach. Or turn car in early and they shuttle you. Can get everywhere by bus and train. Car wash near train station.
Thank you! I am planning to do Nice drop off on my next ED next year.
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Thank you! I am planning to do Nice drop off on my next ED next year.
Nice is great location for an ED drop! We were going to extend our trip another week and drop the 440 vert in Barcelona, but elected to keep the trip to 3 weeks and fly home from Nice before Thanksgiving. It's been ~20 years since we last dropped off an ED car in Nice; back then the Harms location was a long ways from the airport.

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Old 09-17-2017, 05:05 AM
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I do not have many good pictures of the car. We pulled out of the Welt directly into a parking spot where we stuck some paint protection film on the front my PPF dealer gave me. Kind of ugly with bubbles and all but when we took it off at the car wash in Nice the paint was perfect. After redelivery it goes straight for PPF, Ceramic Pro and window tint.
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Novotel near the airport. No airport noise, nice rooms, secure fenced parking, 10 minute walk from bus and train, a whole restaurant row right on the beach. Or turn car in early and they shuttle you. Can get everywhere by bus and train. Car wash near train station.
Looks like they have 3 hotels near Nice Airport - witch one you stay?
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Old 09-18-2017, 01:12 PM
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NOVOTEL NICE AEROPORT CAP 3000
SAINT LAURENT DU VAR - 40 Avenue de Verdun

https://www.google.com/maps/place/40....1948001?hl=en
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NOVOTEL NICE AEROPORT CAP 3000
SAINT LAURENT DU VAR - 40 Avenue de Verdun

https://www.google.com/maps/place/40....1948001?hl=en
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Thread drift, but here's where we like to stay when in the Nice area, half way between Cannes and Nice; Cagnes-sur-Mer area

http://www.bellesrives.com/en/
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Great car Gary! Thanks to you and dkreiidel's good tips, now I want plan an ED that includes lake Como and Nice (but will have to wait, since I prefer to pick up the car in the Spring )


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Old 09-20-2017, 05:45 AM
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Great car Gary? Thanks to you and dkreiidel's good tips, now I want plan an ED that includes lake Como and Nice (but will have to wait, since I prefer to pick up the car in the Spring )


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My first ED was in early May - also an excellent time. Only drawback is getting soon to be last years model.

Additional notes on Novotel in Nice - in room safe, excellent Wi-Fi included, included inside/outside breakfast included make your own omelet station (kind of fun).
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