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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 …

Col Du Chaussy
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Col du Chaussy – A Challenging Drive

Facts Location: Savoie department, Rhône-Alpes, France Length: 17 km Built: 1934 Width: 5 m, 2 lanes Surface: Asphalt Surface quality (out of 5): 5 Highest point: 1533 m Operating times:  Route: La Chambre to Pontamafrey-Montpascal Col du Chaussy Road Description The Col du Chaussy is located in the Savoie department, in the Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France. It’s a high …

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Hahntennjoch Pass, a dangerous road through the Lechtal Alps

Facts Location: State of Tyrol, Austria Length: 30 km Built: in the late 1960s, opened in 1969 Wide: 5 m standard, 2 lanes Surface: asphalt Surface quality (out of 10): 8 – 9 Highest point: 1.894 m Operating times: April – November Lehngasse Straße, Rastbühel Straße, Hahntennjoch Straße L246, Bschlaber Landesstraße Route: Imst – Hahntennjoch – Elmen Description The Hahntennjoch is a high mountain pass reaching an …

Hardknott Pass
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Hardknott Pass- One of Britain’s Most Challenging Roads

Facts Location: Cumbria, England Length: 8,8 km (5,5 miles) Duration: 20 min Built: first mentioned around AD 110. It was rebuilt after Second World War Width: 1 lane only Surface: asphalt Surface quality (out of 10): 7 Highest point: 393 m (1,289 ft) Operating times: open all year Route: from Beckfoot to Cockley Beck The Hardknott Pass Description Hardknott Pass is a hill …

Tenerife Punto De teno
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Carretera del Faro de Punta de Teno- The Must Drive Road In Tenerife

Facts Location: Tenerife, Spain Length: 9,2 km Width: 2 lanes, 5 m (even wider on some sections) Surface: asphalt Surface quality (out of 10): 7 Highest point: 780 m Operating times: throughout the year Route: from Calle Nte to Punta de Teno Carretera del Faro de Punta de Teno Description Carretera del Faro de Punta de Teno …

Forcola di Livigno Pass
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Forcola di Livigno Pass- A Drive You Won’t Want To Miss

Facts Location:  Sondrio, Italy Length: 17 km Width: 5 m, 2 lanes Surface: asphalt Surface quality (out of 5): 5 Highest point: 2.315 m Operating times: June – November Route: La Motta – Livigno Forcola di Livigno Pass- Road Description The Forcola di Livigno road is an international high mountain pass located in the Italian Alps. It’s right …

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Passo di Pennes

Facts Location: Province of Bolzano – South Tyrol, Italy Length: 65.5 km Built: 1936 – 1938 Wide: 5 m standard, 2 lanes Surface: asphalt Surface quality (out of 5): 4 Highest point: 2.211 m Operating times: early June – November Strada Statale 508 (SS 508) Route: Bolzano – Penser Joch – Vipiteno Description The Pennes Pass (Italian: Passo di Pennes, German: Penser Joch) is …

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Monte Crostis, one of the most dangerous roads in Europe

Facts Location: Udine Province, Italy, Europe Length: 15.5 km from Ravascletto, 11.9 km from Comeglians Built: January 1940 – end of 1942 Wide: 5 m standard for most of the road, one narrow lane for approx. 5 km Surface: asphalt, with some gravel sections Surface quality (out of 5): 4 for most of the road, 2 for the gravel parts Highest …