17th – 23rd SEPT 2017 – NOW COMPLETED

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

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It’s guaranteed to be heart-in-your-mouth perfection on wheels!

Our 7 day European Car Rally on some of the best driving roads including Susten Pass, Silvretta & Grossglockner High Alpine Roads, Timmelsjoch, San Leonardo, Namlos Valley, Schwaegalp Strasse and Nurburgring.

We operate a round-trip, starting and finishing in the UK.

On Rico Rally you will stay at great overnight locations – Enjoy a meal with us on your first night and a final get together on us at the infamous Pistenklause Restaurant before returning home. Below is a taster of what’s to come!

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!

Drive Silvretta High Alpine Road, Car Rally Europe

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.

Innsbruck, on Rico Rally European Car Rally

Innsbruck, Austria

Past and future meet in the heart of the Alps, where Innsbruck’s world-famous sights, which testify to the Tirol province’s great past, stand alongside post-modern international architecture to create a fascinating place to explore.

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.

drive the route 500 in germany

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

Col du Corbier, Car Rally Europe

Nurburgring

The final night destination on your Adventure will lead us to the infamous Nurburgring where will be staying at one of the trackside hotels, There’s lots to visit and experience around the complex/Area. The VLN Race will be running on the Saturday 23rd where you will be able to watch these magnificent cars on the track for free. The Nordschleife track is NOT guaranteed to be open. The opening hours/days are available on the official website & Nurburgring.org.uk.

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