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Greatest Driving Roads

Discover the greatest drives in Europe with our Top 10 roads.  All roads ratings are based on our teams personal drivng experiences, from the high alpine passes of the Alps, to the forest trails of Schwarzwald and vineyards of Chianti - all have something special to reward the driver, and can truely be considered an Ultimate Drive

IMPORTANT: If viewing the maps during the winter, some of the roads closed seasonally (high mountain passes) Google Maps will divert around - however you can still see the suggested start / end point and ignore the diversion.

If you also want to "see" our latest on the road pictures, follow our INSTAGRAM ACCOUNT where you can use the map feature to link the images to the road locations.

Experience The Greatest Drives On Our Top 10 Roads

Col de la Bonnette / French Alps  - Top 10 Driving Road

The Col de la Bonnette is one of the most famous roads in the Alps, due to the fact that it is, at 2807M, the highest road in Europe. The...

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Overall 5 out of 5

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Scenery Rating: 5 out of 5

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Road Surface Rating: 4 out of 5

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Traffic Rating: 4 out of 5
Col de la Bonnette / French Alps  - Top Driving Road in France
Flüela Pass / Graubunden / Swiss - Top 10 Driving Road

The Flüela Pass is an excellent pass along an extremely quiet valley, with limited villages - this aspect allows you to get into a great driving rhythm, without having to...

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Overall 5 out of 5

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Scenery Rating: 5 out of 5

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Road Surface Rating: 4 out of 5

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Traffic Rating: 4 out of 5
Furka Pass / Swiss Alps - Top 10 Driving Road

The Furka Pass was imortalised by the Aston DB5 / Ford Mustang car chase in James Bond's Goldfinger, and is another stunning 5 star pass in the central Swiss Alps,...

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Overall 5 out of 5

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Scenery Rating: 4 out of 5

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Road Surface Rating: 4 out of 5

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Traffic Rating: 3 out of 5
Furka Pass / Swiss Alps - Top Driving Road in Switzerland
Grossglockner / Austrian Alps - Top 10 Driving Road

The Grossglockner High Alpine Road, also the highest surfaced mountain pass road in Austria, is one of the most scenic drives you can find in Europe.

This popular driving road in...

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Overall 5 out of 5

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Scenery Rating: 5 out of 5

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Road Surface Rating: 5 out of 5

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Traffic Rating: 3 out of 5
Grossglockner / Austrian Alps - Top Driving Road in Austria
Hahntennjoch / Austrian Alps - Top 10 Driving Road

As you turn onto the Hahntennjoch pass, you just feel it’s going to be something special. Surrounding peaks are tall, but not so aggressive (like some of the central Swiss...

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Overall 5 out of 5

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Scenery Rating: 4 out of 5

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Road Surface Rating: 5 out of 5

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Traffic Rating: 4 out of 5
Hahntennjoch / Austrian Alps - Top Driving Road in Austria
Hochstrasse / Black Forest - Top 10 Driving Road

Ahhh the Black Forest and it's seemingly endless number of sweeping trails and deserted roads, a bikers and drivers dream.

One of it's finest is the northern stretch of the elevated...

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Overall 5 out of 5

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Scenery Rating: 4 out of 5

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Road Surface Rating: 5 out of 5

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Traffic Rating: 4 out of 5
Hochstrasse / Black Forest - Top Driving Road in Germany
Klausen Pass / Swiss Alps - Top 10 Driving Road

The Klausen Passis the first "major" alpine pass you reach driving south from Zurich, in fact, using the highway you can be at the foot of the pass in a...

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Overall 5 out of 5

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Scenery Rating: 5 out of 5

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Road Surface Rating: 3 out of 5

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Traffic Rating: 4 out of 5
Klausen Pass / Swiss Alps - Top Driving Road in Switzerland
Military Road / Highlands - Top 10 Driving Road

The old military road, A93, situated in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park in Scottish Highlands is what we call a perfect driving road. It takes you through the...

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Overall 5 out of 5

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Scenery Rating: 4 out of 5

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Road Surface Rating: 3 out of 5

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Traffic Rating: 5 out of 5
Military Road / Highlands - Top Driving Road in Scotland
Route Gentelly / Alps Maritimes - Top 10 Driving Road

The drive starts in the picturesque town Vence situated in Alpes-Maritimes. First head up in the mountains to Col de Vence, a bikers favourite in the area. This 19.3 km...

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Overall 5 out of 5

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Scenery Rating: 4 out of 5

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Road Surface Rating: 5 out of 5

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Traffic Rating: 5 out of 5
Route Gentelly / Alps Maritimes - Top Driving Road in France
Route Napoleon / Alps Maritimes - Top 10 Driving Road

The current Route Napoléon, first opened in 1932, follows the route taken by Napoléon I (Napoléon Bonaparte) in 1815 on his march from Elba to Grenoble. Napoléon had abdicated in...

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Overall 5 out of 5

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Scenery Rating: 4 out of 5

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Road Surface Rating: 5 out of 5

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Traffic Rating: 3 out of 5
Route Napoleon / Alps Maritimes - Top Driving Road in France
San Bernardino / Swiss Alps - Top 10 Driving Road

The San Bernadino Pass is one of the most beautiful and "smoothest" mountain passes in the Alps, and is therefore often frequented by vintage rally drives.

The last time we drove...

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Overall 5 out of 5

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Scenery Rating: 4 out of 5

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Road Surface Rating: 5 out of 5

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Traffic Rating: 4 out of 5
San Bernardino / Swiss Alps - Top Driving Road in Switzerland
Silvrettastrasse / Austria - Top 10 Driving Road

This is a very impressive 30km stretch of road, that takes in Silvretta Hochalpenstrasse toll road, a run directly through a preserved national park. The run up from the East...

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Overall 5 out of 5

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Scenery Rating: 5 out of 5

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Road Surface Rating: 5 out of 5

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Traffic Rating: 3 out of 5
Silvrettastrasse / Austria - Top Driving Road in Austria
Stelvio Pass / Italian Tyrol - Top 10 Driving Road

The Stelvio Pass - it's not the most beautiful, but certainly one of the highest (official the third highest in the Alps at 2757M) and most dramatic mountain passes to...

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Overall 4 out of 5

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Scenery Rating: 4 out of 5

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Road Surface Rating: 3 out of 5

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Traffic Rating: 2 out of 5
Stelvio Pass / Italian Tyrol - Top Driving Road in Italy
Susten Pass - Top 10 Driving Road

Compared to Klausen pass, a much better stretch of road in terms of the road quality, though the views are probably not quite so spectacular.

The initial stretch sweeps its way...

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Overall 5 out of 5

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Scenery Rating: 4 out of 5

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Road Surface Rating: 4 out of 5

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Traffic Rating: 4 out of 5
Susten Pass - Top Driving Road in Switzerland
Transfagarasan in Romania - Top 10 Driving Road

One of our favourite roads in Europe is Transfagarasan Highway in Romania. Many might recognize this as the road Jeremy Clarkson said to be "The world's best road" in one...

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Overall 4 out of 5

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Scenery Rating: 5 out of 5

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Road Surface Rating: 3 out of 5

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Traffic Rating: 4 out of 5
Transfagarasan in Romania - Top Driving Road in Romania