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Sunday 20th – Saturday 26th September 2020 /20 Cars// £1590pp

Mountain passes, open highways and lush, rolling landscapes with fantastic hotels to relax in at night.

This 7 day European Road Trip takes on some of the best driving roads & Passes in central Europe. We will be enjoying a 3 night stop-over in one of our hand picked hotels (No re packing of luggage) with half and full day driving options for these days. On this adventure we drive the Namlos, Fluela, Abula, Julier, San Bernardino, Gotthard, Maloja, Furka, Grimsel & Susten Passes and visit great locations such as Baded Baden, Acquafraggia Waterfalls, the old Pit straight at Reim and cruise the Autobahn through Germany to the Nurburgring.

This trip starts & finishes in the UK.

Grossglockner, European Driving Adventure

Grossglockner

The highest mountain in Austria, the Grossglockner (3,798m)… you will have a driving and nature experience of a special kind as you pass through a unique world of mountains with alpine meadows, fragrant mountain forests and massive cliffs on 48 kilometres of high alpine road with 36 bends, and an altitude ascent to 2,504 metres!

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Silvretta High Alpine Road

The Silvretta-Hochalpenstraße (Silvretta High Alpine Road) is considered to be one of the most beautiful and popular panoramic roads in the Alps. It is 22.3 km long and runs from Partenen in the Montafon (1,051 m) through a total of 34 bends.

Timmelsjoch Pass, on Rico Rally European Car Rally

Timmelsjoch

Crossing the border to Italy, the Timmelsjoch High Alpine Road is a route of incredible drama – this toll road climbs through the dazzling and jagged Ötztal Alps before descending south to some of South Tirol’s most colourful scenery. Along the road, architectural sculptures reveal details about the area’s nature, history, culture, economy and society.

Fluela Pass - Rico Rally

Fluela Pass

One of the most beautiful passes we’ll drive on this trip, in fact on any of our trips. With it’s flowing curves and slight undulations the Fluela Pass a superb road to drive.

Baden Baden, Germany

Baden Baden, Germany

The beautiful spa town of Baden Baden in Germany is where you will spend the first night of this trip.

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Black Forest, Germany

A road that combines glass smooth sweeping sections elevated above the forest with a dramatic switchback run back through the forest.

European Road Trip, Susten Pass

Susten Pass

The initial stretch sweeps its way slowly up a beautiful scenic valley floor.  The road then steepens and starts to hug the granite walls of the valley as it climbs, with a series of beautiful sweepers (with great views to the road ahead) before a final tighter stretch with some nice switchbacks to the top.
Jaufenpass, European Road Trip

Jaufenpass

The Jaufenpass winds through green meadows and forests, with lots of twists & turns to the summit.  From here the pass road swings down in wide curves and serpentines down to Saint Leonhard.

Namlos Valley, Austria

Namlos Valley

You’ll want to concentrate on the winding road in front of you but we guarantee you’ll be distracted by the stunning views that surround you as you travel through one of Austria’s most stunning areas.

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Quality Hotels

We choose our hotels carefully. There are three hotels on this trip with pools so make sure you pack your swimwear.

Gerlos Pass

This magnificent road in the Kitzbuhel Alps, with its elegant turns and beautiful gliding curves, takes us to Krimml, Europe’s highest waterfalls

Nurburgring

The final night destination on our Adventure will lead us to the famous Nurburgring where will be staying at one of the trackside hotels, There’s lots to experience at the track complex and many big races run on the Saturday, where you may be able to watch these magnificent cars on the track for free. The Nordschleife track is NOT guaranteed to be open for public laps -the opening hours/days are available on the official website & Nurburgring.org.uk.

What’s Included?

  • Rico Rally Launch in Kent

  • Return EUROTUNNEL crossings – pre-booked

  • 6 Nights Quality Accommodation

  • Secure Parking Included

  • Breakfasts – to set you up for the day ahead

  • Rico Rally Tour Guide Booklet with route suggestions & advice

  • Friendly Staff Vehicles

  • Full Vehicle Sticker Pack

  • Free Branded Hoodie

  • Team Packs & Partner Giveaways

  • Last Night Activities & Dinner

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Will I enjoy Rico Rally?

Rico Rally is a driving adventure where like minded petrolheads can drive their cars through some beautiful scenery on some of Europe’s best driving roads and enjoy great company. Catch up with your new petrolhead friends every evening in quality hotels to dine, drink and tell each other tall stories about your cars, your adventures that day and driving encounters in the past.

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Hotels / Accommodation

Our hotels are selected not only for their excellent quality but also for secure parking and ease of accessibility by car.

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What Vehicles are eligible?

Rico Rally is open to all makes, types and age of car. Whether you’re a classic car owner, a Supercar driver, hot hatch specialist or a 2 seater sports car type of person if you want to drive great roads and make new friends then this European car rally is for you.

How much for a European Car Rally

So what’s the cost?

Just £1,590 per person.

Based on a minimum of 2 people per car, sharing accommodation. We require a £250 per person deposit to secure your place, with balance due by June 20th 2020.

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RICO RALLY IS NOT A RACE, TIME TRIAL OR GUIDED TOUR – IT IS A NAVIGATIONAL ROAD TRIP WHERE YOU WILL BE GIVEN A START AND FINISH POINT FOR EACH DAY, ALONG WITH A SUGGESTED ROUTE, AND YOU WILL BE EXPECTED TO FIND YOUR OWN WAY THERE WITH YOUR OWN SAT NAV, MAP OR A LITTLE HELP FROM OUR FRIENDLY STAFF MEMBERS.

Our European car tour visits amazing destinations, such as Swiss Alps, Austria and Nurburgring, via some equally amazing roads and scenery… if you fancy seeing some great parts of Europe, visiting the very best locations and driving some of the world’s best roads, all in the company of like-minded petrolhead, then Rico Rally is a European road trip you can’t miss out on.

Our route avoids traffic and lorries (where possible), and follows empty roads leading you over mountain passes with breathtaking scenery, through empty rural villages and across some truly beautiful open countryside.

Daily mileages vary. You may find some challenging but there are often shorter day options. There should be no night driving (unless you get totally lost) and our suggested routes aim to get you to the hotels with plenty of time to socialise and enjoy the facilities. There are no time constraints or destination arrival deadlines. Whether you’re a group of mates or a couple, everyone is welcome.