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France for 2 days

Post by westy23 on Sun 06 May 2012, 13:42

Hi
Am planning a two day trip to France at the end of may,will be
using the Chunnel.
Will be going with two other bladers, anyone got any suggested routes or destinations,looking at doing
500/600 miles with one night in a hotel. Some nice twisties as well would've good.
thanks

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Re: France for 2 days

Post by JT on Tue 15 May 2012, 22:13

Now then westy



Reims is a good place to head within your proposed mileage. It has the old formula one racing circuit opened in 1926. It is an old road racing circuit and because it was a road circuit, you can ride over the old grid with the remnants of the grandstand and pits still there. It's between two roundabouts and you can ride fast as you like from one to the other, great feeling. It's worth stopping at the remainder of the buildings and having a look round, it's very earie, in a good way, you can literally feel the history.

There is also a motor museum in Reims itself, small but worth a look. To and from there just take any 'd' roads and you won't be disappointed. There is a national parc area just south of Reims and there are some lovely roads in there
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Re: France for 2 days

Post by slowincorners on Thu 17 May 2012, 23:14

Similar area to JT's suggestion, but just a little further north of Reims is the Ardennes. It is on the border of Belgium, which means watch out for exceptionally poor driving skills.

Have a look at some wigglies here:- http://g.co/maps/eem3c

If you have more time, you can head east to the Ring too. Wink
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