The Best of Europe Tour - a ride through the 5 best countries of Europe - Germany, France, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Austria - is just about to start. We are on the road with a quite international group of riders from Mexico, Canada, England, America, Slowenia and last not least 2 Tourguides from Germany. Cultural wise, food wise and last not least riding wise every day is a highlight.
Day 8 - Departure
A great week ends. Thank for everything - we enjoyed it very much. Hope to see you again - Ursula and Jens
Ron said: it was the most fun I had in my life with clothes on.........
Thanks for all our assistent tour guides
Thanks for your help guys. I made it.....
Day 7 - Warth (Austria) - Erding (Germany)
The Jägeralpe in Warth is a remote place next to a skilift which brings you up to one of the most famous skiing areas in Austria where Lady Di used to spend her winter holidays.
sleeping to the ringing of the cow bells - what peaceful place.
Can you see all the "cow catchers" ???
It cleared up - another sunny day. We cruised out the Lech valley direction Plansee
Guided tour at Linderhof castle - one of the three castles of Ludwig II - the crazy Bavarian king
Bobby and Denise from Tennesse - I will miss your humour
Day 6 - Schaffhausen(Switzerland) - Warth(Austria)
After a night in Switzerland we are ready for the next country... Austria!
But first we will follow the lake of Konstanz for a while, before we turn into the ALPS... the dream of every biker!
Swiss Cheese is the best... mmmmhhhh!
of course we have to try them all...
Mexicans in the Alps... Adriana and Eduardo
up up and away... climbing the Säntis Mountain...
Great Scenery on the top of the Säntis(Switzerland)
Riding the Alps - just the best!
Happy as they can be... Denise and Bobby
and some other happy people!
Day 5 - Ribeauville (France) - Schaffhausen (Switzerland)
We are leaving lovely Ribeauville by sunshine and clear sky and heading back to the Black Forest
Denise from Slowenia
the storks having breakfast
The Spicer boys
On top of Kandel pass in Black Forest
Hexenlochmühle (witchholemill) - the best Black Forest Cake ever....
We ending up in beloved Switzerland - in Schaffhausen. What a lovely country - friendly guys at the customs, no speed limits, no restrictions, nice policeman, cheap drinks, cheap food, easy going people - what else do you need??
Rhine waterfall in Schaffhausen
Schaffhausen old town - just amazing!!!
Dinner is at 8 p.m. right after the world championship play Italy: Uruguay!!
Forza Italia - I keep my fingers crossed.
Day4 - Restday Ribeauville(France)
Hi guys out there,
we just came back from an unbelievable ride around the Alsace Mountains!!! Uncountable turns on great roads, amazing scenery and the best - in 4 hours of riding we saw maybe 5 cars... just perfect!
Adriana and Eduardo from Mexico - having a great time in Europe!
Just look at their faces... what else should we say?
And after the ride an awesome picnic waited for them...
all kind of French cheese...
and for desert the typical Elsaß Gugelhupf
Tomorrow we are going back through the Black Forest down into Switzerland... see you...
Day 3 - Heidelberg - Ribeauville (France)
Mainsquare of Ribeauville
Day 2 - Rothenburg - Heidelberg
Picture stop at the castle of Langenburg. And here are our honeymooners and Daniel from Slowenia
Later a visit of Schöntal monastery and then a great Picknick close to Möckmühl:
Great food in great weather... what else do we need???
Hornberg - what a view over the River Neckar
Once we arrived at Heidelberg we had to prepare our people for the night...
Just great Germans...
After dinner - Germany : Ghana. we prepared everybody for the game and off we went.Public viewing in the courtyard of the University of Heidelberg
An exciting game ended 2:2 - what a pitty, could have been better, but could have been also worse.
Day 1 Munich - Rothenburg
We started from Erding - heading north through the Bavarian hops fields, essential for the 662 Bavarian breweries producing the liquid for the Octoberfest.
a beautiful ride along the Altmühl valley - well known for geological findings
Rothenburg - a medieval town, walled with beautiful timber houses
We are waiting for the night-watch man to guide us round