Nutty to Nice 2019
This banger rally takes us through some of the most star studded places in Europe. From the Swiss Alps to the great Italian lakes then south to Portofino. We then head west to Monte Carlo. It finishes on the Cote d Azur in the cool city of Nice with its historic old town, fantastic restaurants and iconic landmarks.
This, our newest route offers a chance to drive some of the best mountain passes in alps, tour the most famous Italian lake and a chance to visit not 1 but 2 of the most famous and exclusive ports in Europe.
Easyjet fly back from Nice back to several UK destinations and the airport is just on the edge of the city. Our friendly scrappy will take your banger off your hands right next to the entry to the airport!
Day 1 LIlle- Thun
The Nutty to Nice banger rally kicks off in the vibrant and cultural city of Lille in northern France. Following registration and briefing the banger rally heads off on a remarkable course covering five countries in just one day! With the final destination being Thun, just on the edge of the Swiss Alps.
Day 2 Thun to Livigno
As the rally leaves Thun we warm the cars up heading round a magnificent alpine lake before snaking straight up the first spectacular mountain pass of the day. Cars will be heading over five to seven passes on this first monster day finishing off in the northern Italian ski town of Livigno, a fantastic duty free ski resort.
Day 3 Livigno to Rapallo:
Day 3 of the banger rally offers glitz, glamour and sophistication! We head out of Livigno back into Switzerland over the old smugglers pass and then down through St Moritz and on to Lake Como. After this its south to the sea and the Italian Riviera for a swim and a look around Portofino.
Day Rapallo to Nice:
On the final day of the rally the teams head west to the final destination, The Cote d Azur - The route is pretty straight forward today with the drive taking in both the Italian and French Rivieras allowing time for a stop and a couple laps of the F1 track in Monaco. We then rendezvous at a mobile kebab van next to a scrapyard on the edge of town to mark the last days scores before heading on to a lively city centre bar for the final celebrations where food will be provided followed by the announcement of the coveted 'Wacky Rally Awards'.
A little taste of what to expect
Somebody once said "A picture paints a thousands words". So here are a few choice pictures of Nutty to Nice...