Plenty of time to discuss the week’s events with your fellow tourers and get over the hangover from last night’s party, before the drive home and a night in your own bed. Route 66 started out as a selection of dirt trails and unnamed roads.
By 1938 dirt gave way to a paved narrow and twisty two lane highway.
For those who haven’t done our Spanish Safari, this will be a great taster…
Sunday – rest and relaxation aboard the ship home to Portsmouth.
Through Moriarty and on to Santa Rosa where we stop to spend a little time at the Route 66 Auto Museum.
At Cuervo we again leave the new highway and follow old 66 to our destination of Tucumcari.
Over the decades many artists have sung “get your kicks on Route 66” so join us in our exploration of part of this fantastic road.
Monday – Moving on from Mulhouse, we continue south skirting around Geneva and into the mountains to the west of Mont Blanc, before stopping at Lake Annecy on our way to the overnight stop at Chambery.
However all was not lost, volunteers and state associations sprang up.
Old buildings were restored, neon signs relit and travellers began to come back to experience some of the wonderful sights along Route 66.
8 Days As much as we love the Alps, they aren’t able to negate the Pyrenees.
Bordering France and Spain, the Pyrenees provide a different mix of roads and scenery with architecture and geology to rival the best Alpine passes. As much as we love the Alps, they aren’t able to negate the Pyrenees.