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TOUR GRANDE 2017

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Tour Grande on Passo San Boldo The Italian cuisine is known as the best in the world - and that is correct. The imaginative creations delight the hearts of connoisseurs and Italy roads gladden the hearts of car enthusiasts. The ingredients are: splendid scenery like the Tuscany, an impressive backdrop as the Dolomites and breathtaking road constructions like the pass of San Boldo. The delicacy is seasoned with simple but addicting road tests and exceptional hotels.

The Tour Grande 2017 takes you on roads and in areas, many can only dream of. You drive from the shores of Liguria on a selection of the most beautiful roads in Tuscany, northern Italy, Slovenia and Austria back to Vienna.

The Tour Grande offers the enjoyment of stunning scenery, fun with great cars, challenging exciting regularity tests, some of the highest mountain passes in the Alps. You will be accommodated in castles, manor houses and grand hotels. Your taste buds will be indulged by local specialties prepared by renowned star chefs. You will drive your vehicle on roads which were chosen by experts to be among the finest in the world. The limited number of participants guarantees exclusivity.

The Participants:

Splügenpass The Tour Grande is designed as a long-distance competition.
It will appeal to up market clientele with valuable, exclusive vintage, classic and sports cars constructed until 1977 but also modern sport cars are welcome.

The Idea:

The Tour Grande considers the precise wishes and needs of its clientele:
No special vehicle equipment required = no modifications to the vehicle
No "average speed checks" = no stress for the co-driver
Exciting and varied regularity tests = not just for professionals
Speeding is possible, but not the goal = everyone decides their own speed
Accommodation in manor houses, castles and grand hotels = just like vacation
The route leads through some of the most scenic areas of Europe = this is holiday!

The Tour:

The Tour Grande 2017 performs about 1.300 miles from Pisa on a selection of the most scenic routes of Italy, Slovenia and Austria returning to Vienna.

The accommodation in manor houses, castles and grand hotels combined with the limited number of participants, guarantees exclusivity.

It is always a priority that the participants have fun and enjoy it. To determine a winning team, there are a number of innovative and entertaining regularity tests. These are exciting timing tests with visible measuring points which have to be passed as closely as possible in a dedicated time - mostly the driver can choose this time by himself in advance. It's never about who's the fastest!

The Coordinators:

Evelyn und Gerhard Mischka As a team Evelyn and Gerhard Mischka have successfully participated in classic car events for many years. In the last years they have been organizing classic car trainings including for such prestigious events as the Ennstal Classic.

For a couple of years now they have also organized classic car rallies themselves, starting with the choice of route, creating the road-book and ending with the organisation of the entire event, including timekeeping.