Photo by Ernst Vikne. You are a lover of ” On The Road ” travel
You like to admire landscapes while traveling on two or four wheels
So here is the ranking of the 20 most beautiful roads in the world , which develop between breathtaking views and completely new peculiarities .

20 – Leh-Manali Highway, India
Photo of Biswarup Ganguly.

  • Where it is: Rohtang Pass
  • How long is it: 479 km
  • How to get there: Cars, Motorcycles

Given the almost 4,000 meters of altitude , it is recommended to take the road that climbs along the Rohtang Pass, which is part of the Himalayas, by car or motorbike. Although there is a high risk of landslides, it is worth taking the Leh-Manali Highway (total length of 479 km) at least once in a lifetime to admire some of the most beautiful glaciers, rivers and peaks in the world .

19 – Highway 1, USA
Photo by Fred Moore.

  • Location: Big Sur, California
  • How long is it: 1,055 km
  • How to get there: Cars, Motorcycles

Beautiful scenic highway that runs along the Pacific coast of the State of California. The road passes through very important American areas, such as Los Angeles County and San Francisco .

18 – Snaefell Mountain Road, United Kingdom
Photo by foundin_a_attic.

  • Where is it: Isle of Man
  • How long is it: 60 km
  • How to get there: Motorcycles

This street is the street circuit where the Tourist Trophy and the Manx Gran Prix take place , among the oldest motorcycle races . The track is made up of over 200 curves .

17 – Chapman’s Peak Drive, South Africa
Photo of kallerna.

  • Where it is: Cape Town
  • How long is it: 9 km
  • How to get there: Car, Motorbike, By bike

This splendid road overlooks the sea , offering unforgettable views . Its more than 114 curves require careful driving, but it’s certainly worth a try.

16 – Guoliang Tunnel Road, China
Photo of FANG Chen.

  • Where is it: Gouliang
  • How long is it: 1.2 km
  • How to get there: Cars, Motorcycles

Tunnel excavated along the walls of the Taihang Mountains , in the Henan province of China. This road is considered one of the most dangerous in the entire Republic of China , and was built specifically to connect the isolated village of Gouliang to the rest of the world .

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15 – Strada della Forra, Italy

  • Where is it: Tremosine (Lake Garda), Italy
  • How long is it: 6 km
  • How to get there: Car, Motorbike, By bike

Now let’s talk about one of the most beautiful Italian roads : it is the ancient road of the Forra, built about 100 years ago to connect the town of Tremosine , on the upper Garda lake in Brescia , to the coastal road. The Forra, with very suggestive panoramas created by the effect of the rock, today attracts tourists from all over the world, and in peak periods there can be long queues .

14 – Pikes Peak, USA
Photo by DrunkDriver.

  • Location: Pikes Peak, Colorado
  • How long is it: 20 km
  • How to get there: Cars, Motorcycles

Road known all over the world for the Hill

Climb , a car and motorcycle time trial. The summit is located at 4,301m of altitude , and there are 156 curves .

13 – Overseas Highway, USA

  • Location: Florida Keys, Florida
  • How long is it: 205 km
  • How to get there: Cars, Motorcycles

Beautiful highway over the water , formerly a railway line. Completed in 1912, the railway road was destroyed by a hurricane in 1935 and later converted to a highway.

12 – Col de Turini, France
Photo of Anthospace.

  • Where it is: Val Bevera
  • How long is it: in km
  • How to get there: Car, Motorbike, By bike

Pass of the French Maritime Alps, has an altitude of 1,607 m , so it is also easily accessible by bicycle. It is also one of the most famous stages of the Tour de France .

11 – SS 38 dello Stelvio, Italy
Photo by Alemosca92.

  • Where it is: Bormio
  • How long is it: 225 km
  • How to get there: Car, Motorbike, By bike

Splendid mountain road of our Alps, which connects the Valtellina, from Bormio, with the Val Venosta . Closed in winter, the Stelvio Pass ( 2,758 m asl ) can be reached via the SS 38 which offers emblematic views. Many campers also drive along it.

10 – Trollstigen, Norway
Photo of Jojo_1.

  • Where it is: Rauma
  • How long is it: 12.2 km
  • How to get there: Car, Motorbike, By bike

Mountain road declared ” National Tourist Road “, has 11 hairpin bends and 1 lane for almost the entire route. Vehicles over 12.4m cannot drive, although many hairpin bends have been widened in recent years .

9 – Blue Ridge Parkway, USA

  • Location: Appalachian Mountains, Virgina – North Carolina
  • How long is it: 755 km
  • How to get there: Cars, Motorcycles

Road known for its scenic beauty , it runs along the Blue Ridge , one of the largest mountain ranges in the Appalachian Mountains . The landscapes and the surrounding area is managed by the National Parks system.

8 – Great Ocean Road, Australia
Photo of Diliff.

  • Where it is: Allansford – Torquay
  • How long is it: 240 km
  • How to get there: Cars, Motorcycles

Road that allows you to admire the unspoiled nature and that crosses romantic fishing villages, golden beaches, rainforests, national parks . Ideal for those who want to combine road travel and a passion for surfing .

7 – Gole del Dades, Morocco
Photo of Rosino.

  • Where it is: Dades Valley
  • How long is it: 50 km
  • How to get there: Car, Motorbike, By bike

Road that reaches the Dades Valley and located about 200 km east of Marrakech. It allows you to reach the aforementioned Gorges, incredible canyons carved into the rock .

6 – Taroko Gorge, Taiwan
Photo by Tom Cheng.

  • Where it is: Taroko National Park
  • How long is it: 20 km
  • How to get there: Car, Motorbike, By bike

Mountain itinerary consisting of incredible rock cutouts , with a narrow and winding road that joins the east coast to the west. The road crosses the gorge and requires a lot of driving practice.

5 – White Rim Road, USA
Photo by Greg Willis.

  • Where it is: Canyonlands National Park
  • How long is it: 112 km
  • How to get there: Car, Motorbike, By bike

Spectacular road that alternates dirt passages with more challenging ones. Accessible with off-road vehicles, motorcycles and bicycles, there is a limit of 25 km / h . There is no availability of drinking water .

4 – Atlantic Road, Norway
Photo by Ernst Vikne.

  • Where is it: Kristiansund – Molde
  • How long is it: 8 km
  • How to get there: Cars, Motorcycles

Islets and rocks are connected by several causeways, viaducts and bridges , to create a unique panorama: this is the Atlantic Road in Norway, initially conceived as a railway road.

3 – Transfagarasan, Romania

  • Location: Along the Carpathians, from Pitesti to Arpasu de Jos
  • How long is it: 90 km
  • How to get there: Cars, Motorcycles

Romania’s best-known Alpine road, which runs along the Carpathians . Along the way you can admire fascinating glacial lakes . The Transalpina rises up to a height of 2,100 meters .

2 – Jebel Hafeet Mountain Road, United Arab Emirates
Photo of Captain.

  • Where is it: Al-Ain
  • How long is it: 11.7 km
  • How to get there: Car, Motorbike, Bike

Spectacular road to admire the sunsets in the late afternoon and become a real tourist destination of the Arab Emirates. The expanse of asphalt is in stark contrast to the surrounding rocky terrain . Many cyclists ride it to train, so beware!

1 – Iroha-zaka, Japan
Photo of 津 島 修 三.

  • Where is it: Tochigi Prefecture
  • How long is it: 8 km
  • How to get there: Car, Motorbike, By bike

Here we are at the first classified among the most beautiful roads in the world: we are talking about Iroha-Zaka, a winding road that offers a breathtaking view among the colorful landscapes of Japan.This route has a particular meaning for the Japanese: it was the road that Buddhist pilgrims traveled on their way to Lake Chuzenji .

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