Author - tougetour

Konitsa to Distratou Road

The road between Konitsa and Distratou is a wonderful drive in Greece. This road traverses through beautiful mountains and villages in the high altitude and has some great scenery. The road is a fun touge road with tight hairpins and long curves. This road has to be the most deserted road I have driven so far in Greece with no cars in sight, which was a fun...

Road to Papingo

The approach road to Papingo is a magnificent drive. Papingo is a very scenic area featuring beautiful mountains, waterfalls, and is a popular tourist destination for hiking and rafting. The Papingo approach road winds through several mountains with amazing hairpin turns and beautiful scenery. The completely sealed road is in good condition and is wide to allow for...

EO Karpenisiou Agriniou

Road EO Karpenisiou Agriniou is a spectacular pass that traverses through several mountains in the Evrytania region in Central Greece. It’s a lengthy road at a length of 55km, and consists of tight hairpins, amazing bends and great scenery. Like with most roads in Greece, traffic is minimal which allows for some fun. The completely sealed road is in good...

Road 2GJ3 (Palea Leptokarya)

Greece is probably not known as a great driving destination, but it certainly has some amazing mountain passes. The roads are also quite deserted which allows for some fun! Road 2GJ3 is a mountain pass located in Palea Leptokarya. This road has a lot of hairpin turns and has a gradual elevation allowing for some nice scenery. It’s a completely sealed road which...

Transalpina

Transalpina is the highest mountain road in Romania at a peak elevation of 2,145m and is located in the Carpathian mountain range. It’s a long road with a total length of 148 kms. The best part of the road is located between Obarsa Lotrului and Ranca which has a length of 25kms. In this section the road has incredible hairpins and the scenery is spectacular...

Transfăgărășan Highway

The Transfăgărășan Highway was nominated by Top Gear as the best road in the world. This road is located in Romania in the region between Transylvania and Wallachia.  This is Romania’s second highest road and has a peak elevation of 2,042m. This road is only open in the summer months and during daylight hours. The full length of the highway is 90km long as it...

Vršič Pass

There aren’t a lot of mountain passes in Slovenia, but the Vršič Pass is a very nice drive. This is a high mountain pass with a peak elevation of 1,611m and is located between Trenta and Kranjska Gora in Slovenia.  This mountain road has 50 hairpin turns and is 15kms long. The scenery is nice as the road traverses  thick forest with steep elevation. The surface...

Klippitztörl Pass

There aren’t a lot of passes in Austria which are not subject to a toll charge.  The Klippitztörl Pass is an exception and is not a toll road. This pass is located between Lölling and Kliening and has a peak elevation of 1,642m. This pass is also closed during the winter months and is open during the night. It is a nice drive although there aren’t a lot...

Nockalmstraße

I would rate Nockalmstraße as the second best road in Austria. It is an isolated road located between Innerkrems and Ebene Reichenau.  The road passes through several mountains and has a peak elevation of 2,049m. This pass is closed in the winter months and during night time. This is another pass which is subject to a toll charge of €18.50 Euros for cars and €12...

Grossglockner High Alpine Road

This pass is a strong candidate for the best road in the world. Grossglockner is Austria’s highest paved road, and it is absolutely phenomenal! The completely sealed road has 36 hairpin turns and a peak elevation of 2,504m. This is another road which is only open in the summer months and during daylight hours. The surface of the road has been extremely well...