Operated by Scenic Car Tours
Located close to the Belgian and French borders, the Hotel Gulliver is a family hotel with a fine cuisine. Guests benefit from free WiFi throughout and on-site private parking free of charge. All rooms are equipped with air conditioning. There is a restaurant which offers French and Italian dishes. A bar is available for an aperitif or an evening drink with friends. In warmer months drinks can be enjoyed on the terrace. The large industrial zones in the south of the country are easily reached. Furthermore, the hotel is also accessible via the international motorway network. The reception is open 24 hours a day and has a free guarded car park for vehicles.
11 Day, 10 Night Package
MSCC Members Price
£1199.00* Per Person
• Return P&O Ferry Crossing - Dover/Calais
(other crossings available on request)
• 1 Night at the Gulliver Hotel
• 1 Night at the Landhaus Lauble, Black Forest
• 1 Night at the Stocker Hotel, near Stelvio
• 4 Nights at the Villa Luisa, Lake Garda
• 1 Night at the Alexander Gerbi
• 1 Night at the Novotel Nancy
• 1 Night at the Hotel Des Francs, Soissons
• Buffet Breakfast each day and evening meals throughout
• Detailed MSCC Road Book featuring Maps, Great Drives & Local Attractions
• Complimentary Car Parking at all Hotels
• Commemorative MSCC Tour Rally Plate
All prices are per person and based on 2 persons occupying car and a twin/double room at the hotels.
Single Supplement - £330.00
Gulliver Hotel, Bascharage, Luxembourg
Book on-line or telephone 01732 879153 quoting MSCC/Lake Garda
From landscapes to language, from famous food to friendly locals, the attractions of the Italian Lakes are unique and unmistakable. There are lots of bright, colourful towns around all of Lake Garda, and its clear blue waters are edged with Cypress trees, olive groves and dramatic mountains.
Lake Garda is the largest lake in Italy. It is a popular holiday location located in northern Italy, about halfway between Brescia and Verona. There are lots of bright, colourful towns dotted around the Lake, and its clear blue waters are edged with Cypress trees, olive groves and dramatic mountains. Desenzano is one of the largest towns on the lake and is popular with foreign visitors and Italian visitors alike. Located on the lake's south west corner, its own train station so you can easily get to Milan, Verona or Venice. You can sunbathe on the shingle beaches on either side of the resort or have a wander around the boutiques and stylish street cafes and bars.
The Stelvio Pass at 2757m is one of the highest and most dramatic mountain passes in the Alps. Best approached from the north west you’ll experience the drive down the famous switchbacks driving through the heart of the Stelvio National Park before starting the descent, taking you through some great stretches of alpine forest and fast sweeping roads prior to your arrival at the foot of the pass. The drive down to Bormio is a spectacular drive and has a number of vantage points to stop and take pictures of the valley.
Landhaus Lauble, Hornberg, Black Forest, Germany
This 3-star hotel in Fohrenbühl, near Hornberg provides quiet rooms in the Black Forest Nature Park. It offers a free sauna and a restaurant serving regional and vegetarian food. Landhaus Lauble features an in-house pastry shop and a private well with fresh spring water. The rooms of the Lauble offer views of the surrounding forests and fields. Guests staying at the Landhaus Lauble can enjoy activities including fishing, hiking, and cycling. The Lauble's café and restaurant has a bright conservatory and a spacious terrace.
Hotel Stocker, San Valentino, Italy
Only a few steps from the Haideralm ski slopes, Hotel Stocker is 750 yards from Lake San Valentino. Rooms have carpeted floors and wood furniture, while some have wooden floors. All feature a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with shower. Breakfast is buffet style every morning. You will find a games room with library and a bar with a lounge area. The Stocker Hotel is surrounded by a large garden with sun loungers. Set in San Valentino alla Muta, the hotel is very close to Italy's border with Switzerland and Austria.
DAY 1 (D) - AM P&O Ferry crossing from Dover Eastern Docks to Calais (other crossings are available on request) followed by the drive from Calais to Bascharage via Lille, Namur and the Meuse River Valley - Overnight at the Gulliver Hotel, Bascharage - Approx. 250 miles
DAY 2 (HB) - Bascharage to the Black Forest. Today you will have the choice of taking the direct route via Metz and Strasbourg or a more scenic drive through the Parc Naturel des Vosges du Nord. Overnight at the Landhaus Lauble in Hornberg with dinner included - Mileage Direct route approx. 190 miles or the Scenic route approx. 200 miles
DAY 3 (HB) - Hornberg to San Valentino alla Muta - Breakfast followed by am departure from Hornbereg and the hotel. Today your routing takes you along the shores of Lake Constance via Meersburg, Fredrichshafen, Lindau and Bregenz before continuing through Austria to the Southern Tyrol and San Valentino alla Muta - Overnight is at the Hotel Stocker with dinner included - Approx. 220 miles
DAY 4 (HB) - San Valentino to Lake Garda via the Stelvio Pass - The Stelvio Pass at 2757m is one of the highest and most dramatic mountain passes in the Alps and today you’ll experience the drive down the famous switchbacks through the heart of the Stelvio National Park taking you through some great stretches of alpine forest and fast sweeping roads prior to your arrival at the foot of the pass - Overnight at the Villa Luisa Resort & Spa - Approx. 165 miles
DAY 5 (HB) - The Day at Leisure
OR - Enjoy a scenic drive around Lake Garda where you can explore some of the beautiful towns and attractions such as: Desenzano Sirmione, Bardolino, Malcesine, Riva del Garda, Limone and Tignale to mention just a few.
Approx. 95 miles (round trip)
DAY 6 (HB) - The Day at Leisure
OR - A spectacular drive taking in alpine lakes, a pass and a lake side drive featured in a Bond film. Probably one of the best drives in Europe. If Jeremy Clarkson drove it, he'd be sure to call it 'one of the most crazy roads in the world'.
Approx. 135 miles (round trip)
DAY 7 (HB) - The Day at Leisure
OR - Enjoy a memorable trip to Venice. You can't actually drive in Venice, but you can drive to Venice, leave your car in a garage or lot and enjoy the city of canals car-free. However we recommend that the best way to visit Venice is by train, direct from Desenzano - Approx. 200 miles (round trip)
DAY 8 (HB) - Lake Garda to Weggis, Lake Lucerne - today you begin the homeward drive through Italy and into Switzerland where you'll have time to enjoy some of the spectacular passes in the Swiss alps including the Furka Pass, St Gotthard Pass and the Grimsel Pass, which at 2165m is one of the most spectacular passes in the Alps. Arrival in Weggis on Lake Lucerne will be late afternoon and after check-in and some free time to freshen up dinner is included at the hotel - Overnight at the Alexander Gerbi Hotel - Approx. 235 mile
DAY 9 (HB) - Weggis to Nancy - Departing after breakfast, today’s journey will see you crossing the border into France. Your routing today takes you via Mulhouse, home to the French National motor Museum & the Schlumpf Collection, Colmar and the Parc Naturel des Ballons des Vosges. Overnight is at the Novotel Nancy Ouest - Approx. 210 miles
DAY 10 (HB) - Nancy to Soissons - Departing after breakfast, Again you will have the choice of taking a scenic or direct drive en route through France to the town of Soissons, just north of the Champagne region where you’ll enjoy your second overnight stop - Overnight at the Best Western Plus Hotel Des Francs, Soissons - Approx. 165 miles
DAY 11 (BB) - Soissons to Calais for return P&O crossing back to the UK (other crossings available on request) - Mileage approx. 150 miles
*Mileages shown are approximate.
Hotel Villa Luisa, San Felice del Benaco, Lake Garda
The 4 Star Hotel Resort Villa Luisa & Spa lies among the Valtenesi Hills and Lake Garda, a short drive from Portese. Villa Luisa's rooms are elegant and offer air conditioning, satellite TV and minibar. Many have views of the surrounding olive groves and Lake Garda. The villa's new wellness centre includes an indoor swimming pool, sensory showers and relaxation area. You will also find a sauna, hot tub and Turkish bath. The sun terrace with loungers has panoramic countryside views. Villa Luisa's restaurant offers local cuisine and national dishes, meals are served outside in the summer months. There is an outdoor swimming pool and free private parking. Free Wi-Fi is available.
Wellness Hotels Alexender-Gerbi, Weggis, Lake Lucerne
Comprising of 2 hotels next to each other, the Alexander and the Gerbi are located near the beach. The hotel is 1.2 mi (2 km) from Weggis Cable Car and within 6 mi (10 km) of Kuessnacht am Rigi Cable Car and Wissifluh Cable Car. Gersau Lakeside Terrace and Old Town Hall Museum of Local History are also within 9 mi (15 km). Along with 2 restaurants, this Wellness hotel has an indoor pool and an outdoor pool. Free buffet breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free valet parking are also provided. Additionally, a fitness center, a bar/lounge, and a sauna are onsite. All 75 rooms offer free WiFi, minibars, and TVs. Guests will also find room service, free bottled water, and hair dryers.
Novotel Nancy Ouest, Nancy, France
Novotel Nancy is located 3.1 miles from the centre of Nancy close to the major highways to Lyon, Paris, Metz and Strasbourg. It features comfortable rooms in leafy surroundings as well as an outdoor swimming pool and 400 m² of fully equipped meeting rooms. The Novotel Café invites you to taste contemporary French cuisine or to enjoy a cocktail. The café offers guests à la carte service 24/7. Enjoy a meal on the terrace when the weather is nice.
Best Western PLUS Hôtel des Francs, Soissons, France
Located just 550 yards from Soissons city centre, between Paris and Reims. It features a fitness centre, indoor swimming pool and hammam. Guest rooms at Best Western Plus Hôtel des Francs have a modern décor and a private bathroom. They each have a free Wi-Fi internet access and a TV. The hotel's restaurant serves a daily breakfast buffet and regional cuisine prepared with seasonal ingredients. The hotel also provides a lounge bar and a 24-hour reception. Free private parking is available on site at the Best Western Plus Hôtel des Francs. It is an hour’s drive from Reims and easily accessible by the N31 or N2 motorways.