Prior to the Concorso d’Eleganza we travel to Munich to get together at the Bayerischer Hoff (inn) where we make them astound exemplary cars waiting. From here, we travel in the direction of Lake Como in a Mercedes 280SL, a 190SL and an AC. As we depart in bright conditions we rapidly discover that karma is our ally and we will actually want to arrive at lake Como ideal conditions all through the trip.
Tour d’Eleganza with A. Lange & Söhne
Starting off in the focal point of Munich, we rapidly find right out of the city and will appreciate the view. Driving around in a 60 year old vehicle sure is a significant thing. You disregard time and are forced to unwind as these vehicles take you simple. No hardware to play with, no route and the torque doesn’t compare to vehicles nowadays.
Along the manner in which we make a few visits on the Tour d’Eleganza and change vehicles to have the option to appreciate the different methods of handling. During our first lakeside stop we attend a pleasant catered lunch with the happiness regarding traditional music. In the wake of being refueled we proceed with our way towards the Austrian border. Along out outing we pass by an incredible viewpoint at . From here we have an extraordinary view over the valley. After a short stop we gradually find our way into the mountains and up awe-inspiring roads. Eventually we are up to 2000 meters with snow piling up to over a meter while driving with the rooftop down wearing a shirt. At last after 333 km we arrive at our destination in where we will spend the night.
Waking up the following day in bright conditions gives an extraordinary figure of what is going to occur. After our morning meal we proceed with our Tour d’Eleganza in the direction of St Moritz and end up at an air terminal close by. Here we change our vehicles for two helicopters for a little while of Swiss ski maker ZAI.
Passion for the product
Although I haven’t been on skis since I was 16 years of age, it was astounding to perceive how very good quality skis are being made. While Simon Jacomet, prime supporter of the brand, was telling about his products the enthusiasm plainly showed. Needing to make a top of the line product utilizing only the best materials and unadulterated craftsmanship is something you find in the eventual outcome. The more he was telling about what they do, the more you see the connection with very good quality watchmaking. Indeed, even the adjusting of completely used skis isn’t an issue for this company as they show us a set which is most of the way however the way toward being restored to a like new condition. For those with a premium in skiing make a point to look at the to find out about their very good quality and hand-crated products.
On top of the world
Time to advance back to the air terminal however not prior to having a short espresso brake. Presently what could be a superior spot to do that then on the highest point of the around 3000 meters high Hüfi Glacier? In the wake of ensuring it’s protected to land the helicopter, we contact down on the glacial mass and make our first strides in the thick new day off. There you are, standing large and in charge much the same as that. Time for some espresso and traditional ‘nusskuchen’ in quite possibly the most stunning surroundings you can think off. Following 10 minutes and innumerable selfies we take off again to head back to our oldtimers with which we proceed our trip.
Grand Hotel Tremezzo
Not a long way from the airstrip we make a visit for lunch in a characteristic retreat. As you can envision access via vehicle is limited so we change into a pony carriage to take us to the , located on the edge of a lake. By and by an astonishing area with an extraordinary eatery so on the off chance that you are in the region they merit a visit. At that point it’s time for the last outing to lake Como in Italy. We as a whole pick our preferred ride for the last piece of this epic adventure. When we cross the Italian border the landscape indeed changes with each mile we draw nearer to our destination. At long last following 2 days of astounding areas and company we show up at the where we end the Tour d’Eleganza by appreciating a little festival drink. We toast to an epic adventure.
We need to thank for this extraordinary adventure and all who made it an encounter never to forget.