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Jan 27th, 2012, 03:15 AM
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Scenic 2 day Driving Route- Munich to Venice

Looking for scenic driving routes from Munich to Venice 2 days in May 2013
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Jan 27th, 2012, 03:37 AM
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You could use viamichelin.com and the 'scenic' option. gives you timings (optimistic) and toll/fuel costs.
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Jan 27th, 2012, 07:39 AM
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How about going via the Stelvio Pass? Google map link:
http://g.co/maps/xrhft

Indirect? Yes... but pull the yellow stick figure into Streetview
mode on the pass... I'd detour to find a road like that any day!

The 'Top Gear' hosts says this is the best road in Europe.
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Jan 27th, 2012, 07:41 AM
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Consider the Brenner Pass into Italy and stay at Ortisei in the Val Gardena. The next day take the great Dolomite drive to Cortina for lunch and then into Venice. Click on my name for my trip report named Silver for Gold for some details of that drive and our hotel.
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Jan 29th, 2012, 03:39 PM
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Bob--would you do that the toward the last week of May? We have been to this area before, but not until July...wondering how it would work toward the end of May.
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Jan 29th, 2012, 04:10 PM
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Sure, why not?
Maybe not early in May but that should be late enough.
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Jan 29th, 2012, 04:56 PM
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Also look at this discussion about a similar route
http://www.fodors.com/community/euro...best-route.cfm
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Jan 29th, 2012, 05:01 PM
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I am relieved to know you think it would be all right--we just got the impression that it could be very muddy and many of the hotels / restaurants were shut down at that time. I've been to Castelrotto--but would like to go to Ortesei this time.
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Jan 29th, 2012, 05:06 PM
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Madame T H, thank you for directing me to that thread--very helpful!
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Jan 30th, 2012, 02:54 PM
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Hi,

I agree with Bob. While most of our trips to the Dolomites are in the fall, we were in the Dolomites in late April '05 and had no problems. Another option for an overnight stay would be the Alta Badia. We love staying at the Ciasa Montanara in La Villa, Alta Badia. We prefer the Dolomite scenery in Alta Badia to Val Gardena. The only thing seperating the Val Gardena and the Alta Badia (Val Badia) is the Gardena Pass. A fantastic drive with out of this world, up close Dolomite scenery. Our favorite drive in the area. Actually, even if staying in Ortisei (or somewhere else in the Val Gardena), you'd drive the Gardena Pass on your way to Cortina d'Ampezzo and then Venice.

www.montanara.it

www.worldisround.com/articles/355539/index.html

www.worldisround.com/articles/324504/index.html

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