Best Road Trips in the World
Whilst the world is laced with roads there are only some that are worth taking a road trip on, whether it is for their natural beauty, the adventure or just the feel of the open road.
Here is a list of some of the best road trips in the world.
1. Evo Triangle, Wales
The Evo Triangle allows you to take a short but pleasant drive through the Welsh countryside. The Evo Triangle lies just east of the Gwydyr National Park.
This open road is full of up and downs as well as some complex bend that work their way across the rolling Welsh moors.
If you love sheep then you are in luck as they are everywhere, but other than that the Llyn Brenig Lake and farmhouses are striking along this route.
If you are looking for a spot to rest and eat then try the fish soup with homemade bread at The Lion Inn.
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2. Ticlio Pass, Peru
The Ticlio Pass is one for those have adventure in their hearts as this road trip is a hair raising drive along the highest paved road in South America which winds through the Andes with scary bends as well as wild lamas that dart out of the landscape. The road trip here is also prone to landslides so be careful, but at the view you are graced with is one that will take your breath away.
If you are looking for a bite to eat then you can stop at some of the roadside cafes but choose your food carefully.
3. Jebel Hafeet, United Arab Emirates
The Jebel Hafeet has no exact destination as a road trip as you will end at a private palace and an exclusive hotel but it is worth a drive. The rad is carved into the desert with smooth surfaces and snakes around the Hafeet Mountains.
This is an ideal road trip for driving and car enthusiasts.
The Le Belvedere at the Mercure Grand hotel is a great place to eat as they will delight you with Moroccan, Italian and French dishes.
4. The Atlantic Road, Norway
Along the Norwegian coastline is the Atlantic Road which features overpass dips between Kristiansund and Molde as well as vicious storms that bolster the road trip to a new height.
On this road trip you will see some unusual birds that fly overhead as well as white seals and whales that swim just off of the coastline.
If you are looking for a spot to eat at the Derinngarden in Halåsen is a farm shop where you will be able to indulge in delicious syrups, jams, cheese and yogurts or try the Bjartmars Favorittkro tavern which serves a dried cod.
5. Route 62, South Africa
On Route 62 in South Africa you will find over 65 wineries along the route. The route stretches between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth. Along this road trip there are plenty of attractions and scenic beauty like the cliffs, rivers, plains, valleys and the natural fauna.
The hot mineral springs and the private Roman baths at the Warmwaterberg Spa should be used to relax before carrying on with the road trip. You are also able to check out some local wilderness and game at the Klaasvoogds Game Reserve.
If you are looking for somewhere to eat then try the Road Kill Café or Ronnie’s Sex Shop. The story of Ronnie’s is that it originally was called Ronnie’s Shop, but the word sex was graffitied as a prank, however Ronnie decided to run with it and it is now a bizarre sex themed pub that is quite popular.
These are just a few of the best road trips in the world and there are plenty more that you will love travelling on.