Rockin to Rimini 2018
This banger rally takes us through some of the most amazing scenery Europe has to offer, from the Alps to the Dolomites and then south to Rimini. This route even offers a chance to drive over the largest mountain pass in Italy, twice the height of Ben Nevis. With miles of sandy beach, 1000s of bars to choose from and big dollop of Italian chic, Rimini is one of the most famous beach resorts in Europe and a fantastic destination to end this rally.
Day 1 LIlle- Thun
The Rockin to Rimini banger rally kicks off in the vibrant and cultural city of Lille in northern France. Following registration and briefing the banger rally heads off on a remarkable course covering five countries in just one day! With the final destination being Thun, just on the edge of the Swiss Alps.
Day 2 Thun to Livigno
As the rally leaves Thun we warm the cars up heading round a magnificent alpine lake before snaking straight up the first spectacular mountain pass of the day. Cars will be heading over five to seven passes on this first monster day finishing off in the northern Italian ski town of Livigno, a fantastic duty free ski resort.
Day 3 Livigno to Cortina:
Day 3 of the banger rally is another amazing mountain day. This time the rally heads up over one of the highest passes in Italy (Stelvio) before continuing on to the stunning Dolomite mountains between Italy and Austria. We Stop for the night in Cortina d'Ampezzo - Home of the 1956 Winter Olympics.
Day Cortina to Rimini:
On the final day of the rally the teams continue south to the final destination, Rimini - one of Europes most famous seaside resorts. The route today is pretty stright forward but those wanting to win the event will have to use their maps and get off the beaten track a bit! We will meet at the beach in the afternoon for beers and ice cream before heading on to a lively city centre bar for the final celebrations where food will be provided followed by the announcement of the coveted 'Wacky Rally Awards'.
A little taste of what to expect
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