8 Best Roads In The World That You Need To Drive
Tianmen Mountain Road
The Tianmen Mountain Road, also named as the "Heaven-Linking Avenue", stretches along the Tianmen Mountain in Zhejiang province in China. Siting at an elevation of 3,937 feet above sea level, the road is most renowned for its 99 turns at just 6 miles in length. Driving here, you will be surely packed a punch.
The Stelvio Pass is a mountain pass sits in the eastern Ortler Alps, at an elevation of 2,757 m above sea level. It is considered as the highest paved mountain pass in the East of Alps. Originally built in 1820s for connecting Austrian provinces with the rest of Austria, it now challenges drivers with its 75 hairpin turns.
Mulholland Drive is a 21 miles long street and road running straight through the Santa Monica Mountains of Southern California. The road is featured in a lot of movies, songs, and novels. Film Mulholland Drive is suffused with the atmosphere of the road, and its director David Lynch once said that one can feel "the history of Hollywood" on it.
Susten Pass, located deep in rural Alps country, is the first pass road to be purpose-built for vehicular traffic. On the road you can enjoy the mountain and glacier scenery without worrying falling off them as it is wide and has little traffic. But its fast downhills, banked turns and steep uphills will thrill you now and then.
A93 Highway, an old military road situated in the Cairngorms National Park in Scottish Highlands, is the highest and less-busy scenic route in the UK. It takes you through endless views over mountains and makes you feel fantastic with beautiful curves mixed with some rollercoaster-like ups and downs. It's a road that should not be missed out on!
Atlantic Ocean Road
The Atlantic Ocean Road is a section of Country Road 64 that runs through an archipelago in Norway. It is built on several small islands and skerries, which are connected by several causeways, viaducts and eight bridges. Though it is mere 5.2 miles in length, it will give you an unforgettable experience of island hopping.
National Route 40
National Route 40, over 3,100 miles long, is the longest road in Argentina, and the third longest in the world. Initiated to promote national tourism, the road links 20 national parks, 27 Andean mountain passes, and 18 rivers. The Argentina government also attached some legendries or mythical attraction it.
Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road in Australia is one of the world's most scenic coastal route. Stretching alongside the southeastern coast of the country, it allows you to experience a diverse array of things, such as the 12 Apostles, the Bass Strait, waterfalls, as well as arts, cultural and heritage attractions and surfing, scuba diving, sea kayaking etc.