Routes

Barmy to Barcelona 2020

Dates: 
3rd to 6th July
No of Days: 
4

This fantastic banger rally takes in the amazing Swiss Alps, rolling hills of Italy, French Riviera and the Spanish Catalan capital. Is there anything else you could ask for in a banger rally?

Day 1 - Lille to Thun

We start at Lille at 7:30am and head to Thun. We do five countries in one drive today (it's a long route but we didn't put Switzerland where it is). Thun is a stunning Swiss town set in the middle of the Alps and today's meeting point is a bar next to a picturesque weir. We have hotels booked in Thun but there is also camping accommodation available.


Day 2 Day of Days

The second day of the rally is where the fun driving really begins, after leaving Thun we head off over the Alps which is a stunning drive passing over the Gran St Bernard pass where the Italian job was filmed (bus over the cliff scene). You have the option to go through the tunnel, but going over the pass will be part of the days challenge. The final destination is Salze D\'Oulx, an Italian Ski town that we have pretty much to ourselves for the night. After a challenging day of driving you will be pleased to let your hair down. Day 2 is an amazing challenge day with 5 mountain passes for the hardened driver.


Day 3 Monte Carlo or Bust

Travelling from the heart of the mountains and stunning countryside we head off to the French Riviera over one more picturesque mountain pass. We pass by Monte Carlo and for those who don't mind arriving a bit later you can always drop down to have a look. A popular alternative route is via Gap where many ralliers stop off to enjoy an invigorating swim in one of the many lakes. The destination is the Historic French city of Arles.


Day 4 Barcelona or Busted

The destination after Arles is Barcelona. This is a short drive so we make a detour to the Costa Brava to enjoy beers and ice cream at Lloret De Mar before heading off. The final party and award ceremony will be held at a lively sports bar on Las Ramblas.


A little taste of what to expect

Somebody once said "A picture paints a thousands words". So here are a few choice pictures of Barmy to Barcelona...


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Overview

A route of 1500 or so miles (if you get the directions right which most of you and probably us won't) over 9 countries, one of the Alps highest passes, French Riviera , Costa Brava and finally the great city of Barcelona.

 

Registered Teams

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583 Deewayne Dean and Wayne Visit team rally site

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582 The Goldbergs Lucio, Paulo and one more.... Visit team rally site

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581 Happy Hippies Diane and Justine Visit team rally site

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580 Grubber Granny Ian and Simon Visit team rally site

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579 Thunderbugs Are Go Peter and Fiona Visit team rally site

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578 The Cat Bottoms Anna and Todd Visit team rally site

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577 Team 182 Glenn and Dan Visit team rally site

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576 Saturday Night Fever Tony and Steve Visit team rally site

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575 Sunshine Holidays Mark and Ed Visit team rally site

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574 Scissor Sisters James and Simon Visit team rally site

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573 TITs Gary and Nick Visit team rally site

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572 A Team John and Hitesh Visit team rally site

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571 Cops James and Simon Visit team rally site

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570 Robbers Steve and Maciej Visit team rally site

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569 Williams3 Piky, Kev T, Big Jim and 1 more. Visit team rally site

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568 Williams2 Brass, Tibby, Mirebel Matt Visit team rally site

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567 Williams1 Gareth, Rob, Matt B, Martin N Visit team rally site

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565 Shake N' Bake Stephen, James Visit team rally site

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563 Fauxlice Steve, Andy and Alistair. Visit team rally site

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562 The Top Dogs Chris and the pack Visit team rally site

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561 Keep Safe Richard, Steve, Dave and Martin Visit team rally site

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558 Magnificent 7 Simon, Liam, Coxy, Deano, Paul, Adam x and Adam C Visit team rally site

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559 The JPs Neal and Jonathan Visit team rally site

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