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Old 02-09-07, 07:25 AM   #1
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Europe tour suggestions

I'm planning a September tour starting in Frankfurt and ending in Munich. I want to cycle along the Mosel, the Saone to Lyon and then the Rhone to follow it into Switzerland. Then through Switzerland to end in Munich. Has anyone done portions of this proposed route? Any tips? I have cycled the Mosel from Koblenz to Trier a few years ago and enjoyed it very much. Our intent is to find modest accomodation along the way.
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Old 02-09-07, 05:34 PM   #2
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I live in and love Frankfurt. You'll have lots of lovely bike routes to guide you through your entire journey. Do you speak or read any German?
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Old 02-09-07, 06:24 PM   #3
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I can speak some German. We have done some touring in Germany and Austria in the past few years and have enjoyed each trip. We don't speak French but toured southern France last year and also had a great time. This year we want to mix it up a bit.
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Rothenburg ob der Tauber might be on the way (Wurzburg too) and is the quintesential looking old German town. It's also a tourist trap, but an unbelievably pretty one. Worth looking into when you're choosing a route.
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In June 07 I'm starting a tour in Europe starting in Copenhagen and finishing in London, is that a good idea?
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These books are the best map and tour guides. I have a bunch and highly recommend them.

http://www.esterbauer.com/rtb-D.htm
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