the world's most spectacular roads

Located in Southeastern Europe, bordering the Black Sea, Romania is a pretty mountainous country. There are 12 peaks over 2,500 m in the country. Its natural landscape is almost evenly distributed between mountains (31%), hills (33%), and plains (36%).

List of highest mountain passes of Romania:

Mountain passElevationZoneSurface
Pasul Urdele2.145 m (7,037ft)Southern CarpathiansAsphalt
Pasul Bâlea2.042 m (6,699 ft)Southern CarpathiansAsphalt
Harghita-Mădăraș1.650 m (5413ft)Eastern CarpathiansAsphalt
Pasul Vilcan1.621 m (5318ft)Jiu valleyGravel
Pasul Prislop1.416 m (4,646 ft)Eastern CarpathiansAsphalt
Tihuţa Pass1.201 m (3,940 ft) Bârgău MountainsAsphalt

Roads global map

Roads global map

Around the world

>Scenic drives in Norway. Norway has 18 carefully selected scenic drives both in terms of nature/panorama.

>Romanian high altitude roads. Romania has some amazing roads, real tourist destinations by themselves.

>The world's best road. The world's best road has just been announced: the N-222 from Peso de Regua to Pinhao in Portugal.

>Hollywood favorite roads. Roads have had throughout cinema history a leading role in many movies.

>Highest accessible towns by car on Earth. List of permanent settlements occupied year-round, accessible by car.

>The world's northernmost road ends. Get a reliable car, lots of food, water, matches, warm clothing, and gas.

Share YOUR roads!
We've more than 7,600 roads but we want more! We want your experiences too! Do you know any spectacular road?Click here to send us all the info, and we'll publish it!


Seguridad de la página de inicio