17 Most Beautiful Roads From All Across The World

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“It’s the journey, not the destination”  is exactly true for all types of road trips. No one ever want to travel on a lonely boring road even to reach the most beautiful destination because it will just reduce the long drive excitement.

Hence, today we have come up with the world’s most beautiful roads to prove that sometimes it is required to have a beautiful journey to appreciate the destination.

1. A82 Road, Glencoe, Scotland

This long and remote road has breathtaking scenic spaces and wonderful sights like the Rannoch Moor Bridge.

A82 Road Scotland

2. The Blue Ridge Parkway

This road runs from North Carolina to Virginia giving spectacular view of rugged mountains and the Appalachian Highlands along its side. 

Blue Ridge Parkway

3. Cabot Trail, Nova Scotia, Canada

The most scenic drives winds around the Cape Breton Island and offer views of both the woods and the ocean. 

Cabot Trail in Nova Scotia Canada

4. The Great Ocean Road, Australia

You can find the famous limestone stacks called the Twelve Apostles, whale lookouts, rain forests, and beautiful national parks on this road alongside the great ocean. 

Great Ocean Road Australia

5. Hana Highway, Hawaii

This road has a variety of views including waterfalls, rain forests and the ocean. It travels along Maui’s coastline and consists of 620 sharp turns and 59 bridges.

Hana Highway in Hawaii

6. Col de l’Iseran, France

This is the highest paved road in the Alps, opens only in the summer and has been used several times in the Tour de France. 

highest paved road in Alps

7. Rohtang Pass, India 

Though this road has massive landslides but still it offers a spectacular view of glaciers, peaks and rivers. 

India Rohtang Pass

8. The Karakorum Highway, Pakistan

This highway was constructed in the 1960s and ’70s to connect Pakistan and China as a sign of their strong friendship. 

Karakorum Highway

9. The Milford Road, New Zealand

The wind blows at a speed of 144 miles through Fiordland National Park, in the heart of the Southern Alps. This road connects to Milford Sound which was one of the filming locations for the “Lord of the Rings” trilogy.

milford road in New Zealand

10. The North Yungas Road, Bolivia

This is the world’s most dangerous and beautiful road because of its single lanes, tight turns, and steep drop-offs.

North Yungas Road in Bolivia

11. The Oberalp Pass, Switzerland

This is a mountain road in the Swiss Alps about 6,706 feet above sea level. The road is only open during the summer, however,  during the winter you can take a train ride across the pass.

Oberalp Pass in Switzerland

12. The Overseas Highway, Florida

This highway will make you feel driving on the surface of the ocean and catching a sunset or sunrise is absolutely mesmerizing. It connects mainland Florida to the Florida Keys and consists of 42 overseas bridges across 113 miles. 

Overseas Highway in Florida

13. Scenic Byway 163, Arizona Border, Utah

Most of you may know this road from the “Road Runner” cartoon series. It stretches from the Arizona border through Monument Valley in Utah. You’ll be able to admire the beautiful red rocks and desert during the 45-mile drive.

Scenic Byway 163 from the Arizona border

14. The Atlantic Road In Norway

This road gives you a beautiful view of Atlantic Ocean with whales and seals on calmer weather. It  stretches across seven bridges.

the atlantic road in norway

15. The Trollstigen Road, Norway

Trollstigen means “troll ladder,” and just like its meaning, it has extremely narrow and steep winding road. When you make it to the top, you will be struck with the beauty of the Stigfossen waterfall – a 1,050 – foot waterfall that tumbles over the mountains.

Trollstigen road in Norway

16. The Valley Of Fire Road In Nevada

The reflection of sun on these beautiful red sandstone formations along the road give an illusion as if they are on fire, hence the name fire road.

valley of fire road in Nevada

17. Chapman’s Peak Drive, South Africa

This peak drive is about five miles long with 114 curves and offers stunning 180-degree views of both mountain and sea.

Chapman Peak Drive In South Africa

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