The best driving routes in the Alps
A road trip across the Alps is an incredible experience that requires lots of planning and preparation. Here is a list of highlights that might inspire you to book that trip!
This scenic drive offers breath taking views of the Austrian Alps and the Grossglockner, the country's highest peak. It takes about one and a half hours to complete the drive without stops.
This winding mountain pass is a favourite among driving enthusiasts, with its hairpin turns and stunning views of the Italian Alps. It is the highest paved road in the Eastern Alps with an elevation of 2,757m above sea level.
This high mountain pass in the French Alps offers panoramic views of the surrounding peaks and valleys. It is situated in the Mercantour National Park so if you look around you, you might see some special wildlife.
This road winds through the heart of the Dolomites, offering stunning views of these iconic mountains. It stretches along roughly 140km passing through the South Tyrol, Trentino and Veneto. Starting in Bolzano and finishing in Cortina d’Ampezzo across the Costalunga, Pordoi and Falzarego passes.
This winding mountain pass offers incredible views of the Swiss Alps, while connecting Gletsch, Valais with Realp, Uri. It was featured in the James Bond Goldfinger movie shot in the 60's, where James in his Aston DB5 was chased by Tilly Materson in her Ford Mustang.
This is the highest mountain pass with a paved road within Switzerland. It offers stunning views of the Bernese Alps and Gries Glacier.
This scenic route connects the French Alps from Lake Geneva to the Mediterranean, offering stunning views of some of the region's most iconic peaks. It is also one of Europe's iconic cycling routes.
This high mountain pass offers incredible views located on the border between Switzerland and Italy. It is open 365 days a year, and also crosses paths with the historical Bernina Express Train.