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      08-05-2017, 10:54 AM   #6
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Day 6 - Revenge Of The Grossglockner

Best way to start the day? Cake of course....

Some of you may remember that last year the GF's car broke down at the top of the Grossglockner. So this year, we attempted it again. But first we had to tackle Monte Zoncolon. This is one of my favourite passes. I've driven it twice now and only ever seen about 4 cars in total on it. It really is a fantastic little pass.

Last year, the Grossglockner was mental busy. No real change this year. The toll has also increased from €35 to €35.50. This time we first headed to the dead end section of the pass as we never explored this last year. Got to mention though, last year the temperature was in the high twenties, this year firmly single digits. Visited the shop and picked up a few items

View from the car park and walkway

After a little walk we headed back over to the main section of the pass and found food.

Bratwurst and chips and beer. Perfect.

The very very top of the pass is accessible via a cobbled road or gravel footpath. As we'd been sat in cars for 5 days, and were in no rush, thought it time for some exercise and off we set.

The view from the top once again ruined by fog and rain. The rain started to really to come down hard, and the car parked rapidly emptied. Only 5 cars left by the time we walked to the car park from the summit.

The hotel for the night was in Germany, so we had some miles to do. Entering Germany via the Plocken Pass we soon got onto the Autobahn and put our foot down. We soon arrive at the hotel.

Munich is mental is rush hour and not wanting to be late at BMW Welt, decide that we need to be out of the hotel at 8am the next day.

Finish the day with more beer and gyros.

Total driving time (including stops/fuel ups/food/etc) - 10 hours / 205 miles
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