The Myth of the Mille Miglia

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The Myth of the Mille Miglia

The ‚Mille Miglia‘, named after its 1,000 mile long track when founded back in 1927, has kept drawing millions of enthusiasts from all over the world to Italy ever since its rebirth in 1977. On this page you will find useful information about the participation and route of one of the most sought-after, and renowned, […]

19.03.2018

Nostalgic – the year in review

2017 was a successful Nostalgic season: founders and managing directors Walter Laimer (left) and Gert Pichler (right) hosted 1,000 guests during 45 Classic Car events. We had a quick chat with the two friends. What was your most interesting trip in 2017? Gert: “At the beginning of May I was traveling with a group on […]

20.12.2017

Driving in the Lap of Luxury

Last, we are delighted to share the attached piece published in Mercedes-Benz Classic Magazine 1/2017. It goes without saying that we are proud for being associated with one of ten things in life that ought to be done! There are very few seats available on the April tours, so  please hurry up. Find out how to enjoy […]

23.03.2017

Road trip Italia

Article: Graham Little It wasn´t the most auspicious of starts to a road trip – I couldnt find the seat belt in my car. The guy handing over the keys, Gert, smiled benignly at the poor, mollycoddled child of the British Nanny State sitting in the car below him. “She hasn´t got one,” he replied. […]

11.10.2016

La Dolce Veloce

Article: Jeff Israely • Photo: Nostalgic I’ve never seen Tuscany looking so good. The difference this time is not where I’m going, but how I’m getting there. Today, it’s a cherry red 1965 Alfa Romeo Giulia Spider 1600 Veloce that I’m tooling around in for a tour of Chianti’s sloping vineyards and sleepy hamlets. The Giulia is […]

Dolce e Toscana

ALFAVROUWTJES, VERENIGT U EN BOEK SUBIET EEN ROADTRIP IN TOSCANE. DAAR STAAT EEN TRITS OLDTIMER ROMEOS KLAAR WAARMEE JE ZO  Tekst: Elke Dag een Ander Kleurtje LA STRADA Leven als God in Frankrijk, dat bewaren we maar voor de oude dag. Liever gaat ELLE sjezen als een jonge god in Toscane -misschien niet de wildst […]

Romeo & Truffelsaus: Playboy doet Toscane

Italianen leven om te eten, de rest van de wereld eet om te leven. Een cliché, dat overigens niet minder waar is. La dolce vita, nog zo eentje. Playboy wilde het zelf wel eens beleven, ging naar Toscane en reed met een klassieke Alfa Romeo langs de fijnste hotels en lekkerste keukens. Er is maar […]

Pittoreske routes en culinaire hoogstandjes Als filmster door heerlijk Itali‘

TEKST:  BEERTJE VAN BEERS De oldtimerrally van Nostalgic is zowel de ultieme jongens-als meisjesdroom: Top Gear meets La Dolce Vita, zeg maar. Dus hup! Tods aan, Ferragamo-sjaaltje om, en waan je een Italiaanse filmster terwijl je ‘al fresco’ in een sexy Alfa Romeo Spider over de zonnige droomweggetjes van Toscane zoeft. Ergens wacht een Chianti […]

Tuscany in a Classic Alfa Romeo

The only snag with a classic car in Italy is that the police keep stopping you — to check out the engine. Nick Rufford puts his foot down Article: Nick Rufford   The policeman pulled me over on the outskirts of Poggibonsi. It was at the end of a beautiful stretch of twisting Tuscan road, […]

Living la dolce vita

C&SCS Alfisto Mick Walsh celebrates Alfas centenary with a blat around the Italian lakes in a Giulietta Article: Mick Walsh Dreaming up the perfect road trip to celebrate Alfa Romeos centenary has been an entertaining distraction. With no restrictions on car or route, should it be Vittorio Janos magnificent 3C Monza over the epic Mille Miglia […]