13 of the most amazing roads in the world
For many tourists, traveling by car is not an option but a choice. The freedom to choose the route to be traveled and the ability to make stops whenever and wherever you want is much more interesting than the rush to get to a particular place.
What's more, even if the trip is time consuming, the views from the window make up for any effort. To prove it, we have selected some paths that every travel lover would love to brave. Check it out:
1. Stelvio Pass in Italy
Located 2, 500 meters above sea level, it is one of the highest roads to cross the Italian Alps.
2. Tian Men Road, China
Road to one of China's natural sights, Tian Men Mountain, this winding road was completed in 2006 after 8 years of construction.
3. Seven Mile Bridge in the United States
With incredible views of the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean, the road is an 11-kilometer-long bridge leading to Key West in the far south of Florida.
4. SC 390 Highway in Brazil
Serpenting the Serra do Rio do Rastro and situated 1.4 thousand meters above sea level, this highway is one of Santa Catarina's postcards.
5. Chapman's Peak Drive, South Africa
Bypassing the mountain that names it, this 9-kilometer route is on the outskirts of Cape Town.
6. Zoji La, India
The only link between the Kashmir and Ladaque regions of northern India, this passage is at an altitude of 3, 500 meters.
7. Guoliang Tunnel, China
This 1.2-kilometer road, built into the rock, connects the small village of Guoliang with the rest of the world.
8. Atlantic Highway in Norway
With 8.3 kilometers in length, she was elected in her country the Norwegian building of the century.
9. Highway 1 in the United States
This is a stretch of one of the most famous routes on the US west coast, the Pacific Coast Highway, which runs along much of California's coast.
10. Great Ocean Road, Australia
Linking the southern cities of Melbourne and Adelaide, the road boasts beautiful views of the impressive rock formations known as the Twelve Apostles.
11. Transfagarasan, Romania
The route, completed in the 1970s, runs through the foothills for about 90 kilometers.
12. Dalton Highway, United States
In the state of Alaska, crossing its 667 kilometers requires extra attention from drivers, as snowfalls are often recorded along the way.
13. Passage du Gois, in France
This 4.1 kilometer road is a causeway - a bridge erected in flooded regions that can perform the function of dike.