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Driving from Sweden to Nice, early March. Route suggestions?

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I'm planning to pick up a new Volvo in Sweden in early March, then drive (by myself) from Göteborg to the south of France, where I will rendezvous with my spouse, who will be returning to Europe from a week's work in east Africa.

I have around five or six days to make the trip, and am contemplating which route might offer a decent chance of pleasant driving conditions, maybe some scenery, and okay weather. I'm not afraid of snow, but I'm disinclined to take on one of the higher Alpine passes in a new car in March.

Present thinking is to take the bridge into Copenhagen, then drive over to Jutland and then south, aiming for Groningen, which I haven't visited. Then south toward Maastricht, then through Belgium to Luxembourg, then over to the Autoroute du Soleil around Lyon, thence south to the aforementioned sun. (Maastricht would be a short stop to photograph a house occupied by a long-dead relative.)

But I'd be tempted to head through Switzerland, maybe through the Ticino region, and approach Nice/Cannes from the east, but have no idea how to get through the mountains, or if March is a reasonable time at all for Switzerland.

Google Maps etc. keeps putting me on ferries to Germany, then roaring down various selections of autobahnen to the Brenner Pass, which I do not especially love.

I don't want to push it, but also don't need to dally. Any suggestions on routes, stopping places, etc. will be most welcome. Thanks!

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