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Sunday, April 05, 2015

The Big Ride - Western Europe - Gary Beal - Malta to Dubrovnik

The First 21 Days

100 cities, 15 countries, 18,000 km in 2 months. 

Join us at http://www.ustream.tv/channel/the-big-ride and watch live streaming or archives or follow our progress at https://share.delorme.com/TheBigRide

Here's some of what you'll be seeing;

Pisa, Rome, Florence, Corsica, Bologna, Venice, Milan, Stelvio Pass (First Gear) and 20+ other 'Top 100 Motorcycle Journey's of Europe', Innsbruck, Zurich, Rhine Falls, Luxembourg, Brussels, Gruges, Amsterdam, Milan, Munich, Monaco, Saint-Tropez, and 70+ other cities.

Check out the activity list I am sorting through;
  • Thermal Springs in Italy
  • Kuekenhof Tulip Festival
  • Ferrari Test Drive in Rome
  • Huge Italian Amusement Park
  • White Water Rafting in Slovenia
  • Francochamps F1 Circuit in Belgium
  • Gondola Trips in Venice & Grand Canal Tour
  • Two Hot Air Balloon Trips (Bruges & Switzerland Alps)
  • Stelvio, Umbrail, Fuorn, Albula and 20+ other Mountain Passes
  • 4 Top Zip Lines - Incl. Flight of the Angel (5000 ft - 120km pr hr)
  • Metallica at the Rock in Venice Festival
  • Lots of famous European waterfalls
  • Several Tour de France circuits
  • Calcio Storico Finals in Italy
  • Lots of Beaches!

And I'll be recording everything with this!

And here is the plan

Day 1 (May 3rd, 2015)
Malta - Catania - Messina - Tropea, Italy



Staying for 1 night

Naples - Castteliri - Rome Naples


Ferrari F430 Test Drive at IMOLA


Staying for 1 night

Civitavecchio - Cascada dele Marmore - Bagnoregio - Terme di Saturnia - Florence, ItalyCivitavecchio

Cascada dele Marmore


 Terme di Saturnia

Florence, Italy

Pisa - Livorno, Italy - Bastia - Porto Vecchio - Bonifacio - Popriano, France (Corsica Region)Pisa, Italy

Livorno, Italy

Bastia, France (Corsica Region)

Porto Vecchio, France (Corsica Region)

Bonifacio, France (Corsica Region)

Popriano, France (Corsica Region)

Staying for 3 nights

Bastia - Livorno

Bologna - VeniceBologna, Italy

Venice, Italy

Staying for 2 nights

Milan - Como, Italy

Milan, Italy

Como, Italy

Staying for 1 night

Passo de Gavia - Umbrailpass - Pass de Fuorn - Fluela Wisshorn - Albula Pass - Berninapass - Castelnuovo del Garda, Italy

Passo de Gavia (Stelvio Pass), Switzerland

Umbrailpass, Switzerland

Pass de Fuorn, Switzerland

Fluela Wisshorn (Davos), Switzerland

Albula Pass, Switzerland

Berninapass, Switzerland

Castelnuovo del Garda, Italy

Staying for 2 nights

South Tyrol - Innsbruck

South Tyrol, Switzerland

Innsbruck, Austria

Staying for 2 nights

Leichtenstein - Innsbruck, Austria


Staying for 1 night

Zurich, Switzerland - Rhine Falls, Switzerland - Strasbourg, France - Luxembourg

Zurich, Switzerland

Rhine Falls, Switzerland

Strasbourg, France


Staying for 1 night

Brussels - Bruges - Rottterdam - Lisse - Amsterdam

Brussels, Belgium

Bruges, Belgium

Rotterdam, Netherlands

Lisse, Netherlands (Kuekenhof Festival)

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Staying for 2 nights

Dusseldorf, Germany

Staying for 1 night

Frankfurt, Germany

Munich, Germany

Staying for 1 night

Krimml, Austria - Al Plan de Mareo

Krimml Falls, Austria

Al Plan de Mareo

Staying for 1 night