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Perdikaki-Patiopoulo is a mountain road with a length of 23.5 km, located in the northeastern part of Aetolia-Acarnania, Greece. This road is a steep climb or decent: over the length of this road, the elevation changes nearly 500 meters. Full of twists and turns, the road is also incredibly narrow and has a sheer drop on the edges with no rail to protect vehicles from plummeting off the edge.

Balos beach road is a spectacular and dangerous road on the western side of Crete at the edge of the peninsula of Gramvousa.

Kallikratis-Kapsodasos Road

The road between Kallikratis and Kapsodasos is a sharply winding and precipitous ascent in a a steep and narrow zig-zag road in southwest Crete, Greece. The road includes a challenging section (2.1km) with 7 hairpin turns and pretty steep (8.95%). It’s one of the famous hairpinned roads in the world.

 

Qafë Botë is an international high mountain pass at an elevation of 142m above the sea level located in the Albanian mountains along the border between Albania and Greece.

Katara Pass is a mountain pass and a mountaintop in Greece that is located south of the Aoos river and southeast of the Pineios river and divides Epirus and Thessalyand the Ioannina and the Trikala prefectures in which the divide follows partly.

 

Vitsi is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2,128 m (6,982 ft) above the sea level, located on the Verno mountain range in the southern part of the Florina and the northeastern part of the Kastoria regional units, in northern Greece.

Hora Sfakion-Anopolis Road

Spectacular serpentine road located in the south coast of Crete, in Greece, with a length of 11.9km, between the town of Hora Sfakion and the plateau of Anopolis.

 

Agia Effimia – Karavomylos Road is a very scenic coastal road located on the east coast of the island of Kefalonia (Cephalonia) in Greece.

Mount Kaliakouda

Mount Kaliakouda is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2,101 m above the sea level, located south of Karpenissi town, in Evrytania region, in central Greece. There’s a dirt road, with a length of 10km, reaching a refuge on the summit, which starts in the Megalo Horio Village.

The road to the Ancient Thera is one of the most spectacular drives in the world. Located in the Greek island of Santorini this short coastal road includes more than 22 hairpin switchbacks.



Spectacular gravel road located in the Karpathos, the second largest of the Greek Dodecanese islands, in the southeastern Aegean Sea.

Mount Parnassus is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2,457 m (8,061 ft) above the sea level, located in central Greece.

Mount Pantokrator (or Pantocrator) is a mountain pass located in north-eastern Corfu, Greec, at an elevation of 906m (2,972 ft) above the sea level. It is the highest mountain on the island.

 

Lampiri – Kouli road is a very narrow and dangerous high mountain road located in southern Greece. The road still remains an adrenaline-pumping journey and is definitely not for the faint of lungs, heart, or legs.

The Baros Pass road is a spectacular high mountain road, reaching the top of the pass, at an elevation of 1.905m above the sea level, located in the Kalarites zone. 

 

Short gravel coastal road, with a length of 1,4km, located in the island of Spinalonga, in the Gulf of Elounda in north-eastern Crete, in Lasithi, next to the town of Elounda.

 

Narrow and curvy mountain road climbing up to the the cave of Agia Sofia, located 47km southwest of Chania, on the western walls of the gorge Topolia.The cave is located near the main road to Elafonisi, Greece. Topolia is located in west Crete, on the road to Elafonissi beach.

Livaniana road

Livaniana road is a hairy road located on the south coast of Crete, Greece. The road is 9.3km long and includes 16 hairpin turns.

 

Dangerous coastal dirt track going to Melidoni Beach, in the municipality of Kythira in Cythera, an island in Greece, once part of the Ionian Islands.

 

Aristi - Papingo road is a very scenic drive in the Ioannina regional unit, Epirus, Greece, going through the Pindos Mountains. On the drive down you are rewarded with views of a mountainous landscape blanketed in forest as far as the eye can see. It’s one of the famous hairpinned roads in the world.

 

Kiparissi road is a terrible road with a length of 13,6 km located in Kyparissi, a small town in Laconia, part of the region of Peloponnese. This extreme narrow road is one of the most frightening in the country.

 

Rhodes - Kamiros Skala road is a very scenic coastal road located on the east coast of Rhodes, the largest of Greece’s Dodecanese islands.

 

Curvy mountainous road which rarely permits speeds over 50km/h going to Vrontados, a small coastal town located at the eastern part of the island of Chios in Greece. 

 

Mount Voras – Kajmakčalan is an international high mountain pass at an elevation of 2,524 metres (8,281 ft) above the sea level, located on the border between Greece and the Republic of Macedonia.

 

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