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THE LONG AND WINDING ROAD TRIP – IN EUROPE

IN 1888, Bertha Benz took her two teenage sons, climbed into one of her husband Karl’s newly-created automobiles, and set off on a 66 mile journey through the German countryside. Some said she did it to visit her mother. More likely, she wanted to prove the value of her husband’s invention. Either way, it was the first long distance excursion in a car. Karl Benz may have invented the automobile, but Bertha invented the road trip! And there’s no better time for a European road trip than Autumn. As the summer crowds thin out, the air gets a little crisper, the sky a little more blue, and the turning of the leaves paints it all in brilliant hues of red and gold. If Germany is your destination, you could take Bertha’s path through Baden, just south of Frankfurt. Explore the ruins of Heidelberg

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Castle, experience the beauty of the Odenwald Mountains, or venture into the fabled Black Forest. Farther down the Autobahn you’ll arrive in Munich, where you can enjoy the fun and festivities of Octoberfest. If you’re there in late November, take a short drive up the A9 and get your holiday shopping done at the Nuremburg Christmas Market; toys, crafts, jewelry, clothing…with over 200 stalls, you’ll find it all. Wherever the roads of Europe might beckon, Enterprise Rent-A- Car will get you there. Feel like skiing? Hit the fabulous

trip is wide open. Enterprise Rent-A-Car is available across the UK and in the gateway airports and train stations of Europe, offering the exceptional quality and award-winning customer service you expect from the world’s leading car rental brand. So plan your European vacation with Enterprise Rent-A-Car… because travel isn’t just about the destina- tion, it’s about the journey.

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slopes of Andorra. It’s a scenic 3-hour drive from Barcelona, and the duty-free shopping in the capital city of Andorra la Vella isn’t bad either! Something warmer perhaps? Take a me- andering drive down the coast from Naples, winding past Mt. Vesuvius to the sunny Amalfi Coast and some of the most stunning Mediter- ranean landscapes in Europe. Taking the kids to Paris? Consider heading 30 miles east to Cercy-La-Chapelle, a town of

storybook charm also known as the Venice of Brie. The hotels are a little less expensive, and it’s just a 15 minute drive to Disneyland. Or maybe you just need a short break from the hustle and bustle of London. Epping Forest awaits just 27 miles north; stroll along trails where the legendary highwayman Dick Turpin once rode, or ride the Ongar steam train past quaint villages and thick woods dripping with Fall colors. With Enterprise, your European road

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