Time travel to the Côte d’Azur in a Peugeot 404 Cabriolet

Before the construction of the Autoroute du Soleil, the Route National 7 was the only holiday route between Paris and the Mediterranean. What remains now is almost 1,000 km of faded glory from the fifties and sixties. For three days, we drove a 1964 Peugeot 404 Cabriolet through the France of our earliest childhood memories.

No matter how busy it is in front of the entrance of the Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, this footprint must and will be put! We are not the only ones with this goal in mind, because there is no other option than to join the endless tourist queue. No wonder the bronze compass rose gleams like a dung in the moonlight, because almost every day thousands of day trippers want to take a selfie at Point Zero, the geographical center of all national N-roads in France. From this mythical starting point, our journey begins along the legendary Route National Sept, the longest secondary road in France that takes us just 996 km further to Menton in southern France at the …

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Source: AutoWeek by www.autoweek.nl.

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