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Oulu to Hailuoto: Driving on Ice in Finland

Facts Location: Finland Length: 9 km Width: 5 m, 2 lanes Surface: Ice Surface quality (out of 5): 3 Highest point: Sea level Operating times: 4-5 months a year, during the cold season Route: Oulu to Hailuoto How Driving On Ice Feels Like Oulu-Hailuoto Road Thrill seekers have found that one road they need to drive on to feel …

Europe

Winston Churchill Avenue- One of the Busiest Streets in Gibraltar

Facts Location: Gibraltar Length: 1,1 km Built: the airport was built during World War II Width: 4 lanes Surface: asphalt Surface quality (out of 10): 9 Operating times: throughout the year via Winston Churchill Avenue Winston Churchill Avenue Winston Churchill Avenue is the road linking Gibraltar to Spain. What’s special about this drive is the fact that …

Europe France

Gorges de l’Aude- A Spectacular Balcony Road in France

Facts Location: France Length: 11,9 km Width: 2 lanes and one lane on some sections Surface: asphalt Surface quality (out of 10): 7 Highest point: 700 m Operating times: throughout the year Via D117 Route: from Quillan to Axat Gorges de l’Aude Road Description The Gorges de l’Aude is a road located in the Languedoc-Roussillon region, in France. …

Forest road Mountain Road North America

Tail of the Dragon- 318 Curves In Just 11 Miles

Facts Location: North Virginia, USA Length: 27.7 km (18.3 miles) Width: 5 m, 2 lanes Surface: asphalt Surface quality (out of 10): 8 Highest point: 606 m (1,988 ft) Operating times: throughout the year via US-129 N Route: from 17556 Tapoco Road to State Hwy 115 Tail of the Dragon Road Description The Tail of the Dragon Road is truly a unique …

Europe Montenegro

Moraca Canyon Road- One of the Most Dangerous Drives

Facts Location: Montenegro Length: 72 km Width: 5 m, 2 lanes Surface: asphalt Surface quality (out of 10): 7 Highest point:  975 m Operating times: throughout the year via E65/E80 Route: from Podgorica to Kolasin Moraca Canyon Road Description The Moraca Canyon is a spectacular place for a drive. It’s unique and one of the most dangerous roads in the …

Europe Montenegro Mountain Road

Piva Canyon- An Adrenaline-pumping Journey

Facts Location: Montenegro Length: 84.1 km Width: 5 m, 2 lanes Surface: asphalt Surface quality (out of 10): 7 Highest point: 220 m Operating times: via E762 Route: from Niksic to Granični Prijelaz Šćepan Polje Piva Canyon Description Piva Canyon Road offers drivers an adrenaline-pumping journey, as well as a very scenic drive. It’s located in the southwest …

Europe Mountain Road Switzerland

Grimsel Pass- A 5 Star Drive in the Swiss Alps

Facts Location: Switzerland Length: 38,8 km Built: 1894 Width: 5 m, 2 lanes Surface: asphalt Surface quality (out of 10): 8 Highest point: 2.164 m (7,100 ft) Operating times: May- October via Route 6 Route: from Innertkirchen to Oberwald Grimsel Pass Road Description Grimsel Pass is one of the highest mountain passes in the Alps, located at an elevation …

Europe Spain

Carretera MA-1131- The Narrowest Road in Mallorca

Facts Location: Mallorca Island, Spain Length: 6,1 km Built: beginning of the 14th century Width: 2 narrow lanes Surface: asphalt Surface quality (out of 10): 7 Operating times: throughout the year via MA-1131 Route: from MA-10 to Port de Valldemossa Carretera MA-1131 Description The Carretera MA-1131 is known as one of the narrowest roads in the world, …

Iceland

The Ring Road- A Must-Drive In Iceland

Facts Location: Iceland Length: 1,332 kilometres (828 mi) Built: 1974 Width: 2 lanes mostly, with some exceptions Surface: asphalt Surface quality (out of 10): 9 Highest point: 540 m (1771 feet) Operating times: throughout the year (some parts are closed during winter) via Route 1 Route: from Reynishverfisvegur to Höfn The Ring Road Description The Ring Road or Route 1 is …

Europe Greece Mountain Road

A Drive Through the Kotsifou Canyon in Crete

Facts Location: Crete, Greece Length: 4,3 km Width: 5 m standard, 2 lanes Surface: asphalt Surface quality (out of 10): 7 Highest point: 600 m Operating times: all year round via Epar.Od. Rodakinou – Sellias Route: from Sellia to Kanevos Kotsifou Canyon Road Description The Kotsifou Canyon is a gorge located on the island of Crete, in …