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Old 02-13-2013, 04:35 AM   #34
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Originally Posted by tommyvdv View Post
Your opinion is appreciated.
Same goes for france actually.
I should probably get a michelin map of these areas
Yes. As a rough, very rough, rule, and being on a bike find the green areas on the map. Often represents elevation, which usually means trees and water. Also, unless you need to get from A to B as quickly as poss, avoid the 'A' 'autoroutes. The remaining 'N' roads are what autoroutes were before the autoroutes. Many 'N' routes were re-named as 'D' when the responsibility for Michelintheir upkeep was transferred to the departments and many are in good nick and relatively fast. Check the legend on the map and you'll see the difference between the symbols for different levels of 'D'. Michelin's website is The colors will show up there. The roads highlighted in green are the best scenery.
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