La Carretera de los Yungas is, probably, the most famous road in the world as well as the most dangerous. It has been heralded as one of the most spectaculars roads in the world by the dangerousroads.org users. This gravel dirt track covers a 69-kilometre (43 mi) stretch between La Paz and Coroico, in the Yungas region of Bolivia.
The popular tourist road Lysevegen in Forsand in Ryfylke (FV500) is a curvy mountainous road going from Lysebotn innermost in the Lysefjord to Sirdal, with a length of 29 km (18 mi.) This is an impressive road in the high mountains of Rogaland and Vest Agder some of it single carriageway with passing places - with impressive scenery and weather.
The Stelvio Pass (in German Stilfser Joch) is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.757 m (9,045 feet) above the sea level, located in the Ortler Alps in Italy between Stilfs in South Tyrol and Bormio in the province of Sondrio.
Guoliang Tunnel is one of the most famous tunnels in the world. It’s 1.2 kilometres (0.75 mi) long, 5 metres (16 ft) tall and 4 metres (13 ft) wide, located high in the Taihang Mountains of the Henan Province, China. It took five years to build it.
The Skippers Canyon Road, located in in the south-west of New Zealand's South Island, is today one of New Zealand's better known scenic roads and unbelievably scary as it’s totally narrow and different to manouvre your car. This gravel road, with a length of 16,5 miles, carved by hand by miners over 140 years ago is made from a very narrow cut in the middle of a sheer cliff face.
Strada delle 52 gallerie (Road with 52 galleries) is a military trail built during World War I on the massif of Pasubio (Vicenza, Italy). This extremely dangerous track winds between nozzle Campiglia (1,219 m) and the gates of Pasubio (1,934 m) crossing the southern side of the mountain, located away from the Austro-Hungarian artillery fire, with its pinnacles, deep canyons and sheer rock faces.
In the state of Colorado of the United States of America there’s a special highway built in the late 1930's. The Million Dollar Highway, or U.S. 550, is one of the nation’s most spectacular drives. The road climbs up to 3 very high mountain passes. Coal Bank Pass (10,640 ft /3,240 m); Molas Pass (10,970 ft /3,340 m) and Red Mountain Pass (11,018 ft /3,358 m).
The Saint Gotthard Pass is a high mountain pass located in central Switzerland, at an elevation of 2,091m (6,860 feet) above the sea level. The first road over the pass was opened in 1830 and connects Airolo in the canton of Ticino, and Göschenen in the canton of Uri.
Located in the midwest part of the Norwegian coastline, the Atlantic Road, with a length of 8274 meters (5,1 miles), is part of Norwegian national road 64 (Rv 64). It’s a very popular tourist attraction in the country.
Road of a thousand Kasbahs is a spectacular drive winding through stunning desert landscapes, villages and palm groves through the DadesValley between the Atlas Mountains and Anti-Atlas mountain range, in Morocco.
Fairy Meadows Road is a spectacular and dangerous high mountain track with a length of 16,2km, located in the Gilgit-Baltistan region of Pakistan. It has been heralded as one of the most spectaculars roads in the world by the dangerousroads.org users.
Frequently recognized as the most magnificent road in the French Alps, this road through Combe Laval was constructed between 1861 and 1898 and originally served for the transportation of timber from the Forêt de Lente to St-Jean-en-Royans (France). It’s one of the French balcony roads.
Tianmen Shan Big Gate (also called the Tianmen Winding Mountain Road) is a road located within Tianmen Mountain National Park, Zhangjiajie, in northwestern Hunan Province, China.
The road between Kishtwar and the basecamp of Kishtwar Kailash, a 6,451m mountain, is one of the scariest roads in the world. It’s located at the eastern extremity of the Kishtwar District of the Jammu region in Jammu and Kashmir, India.
The Col de Turini is a mountain pass at an elevation of 1,607 m (5,272 ft) above the sea level, in the Alps in the department of Alpes-Maritimes in France. The pass lies near Sospel, between the communes of Moulinet and La Bollène-Vésubie in the Arrondissement of Nice.
The Taroko Gorge Road in Taiwan is another mountain route made by carving out rocks, like the Guoliang Tunnel road. Despite its name, the Central Cross-Island Highway is a narrow and winding mountain road, and only a bus can barely pass by at a time. But the highway itself is truely an engineering masterpiece, as it cuts through the mountains and joining the East and West Coast.
The Furka pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2,431 m (7976ft) above sea level, located in one of the snowiest regions in Switzerland. The pass links the Ursern valley in the canton of Uri with the municipality of Goms in the canton of Valais.
Chile and Argentina share more than 5,000 miles of border, most of them drawn on the imposing peaks of the Andes. With over 40 border crossings between the two countries spread over the mountains, the most spectacular and important one is Paso de los Libertadores, also known as the Paso del Cristo Redentor, in particular, the stretch that locals call it, rightly, Los Caracoles (Snails Pass).
Col du Chaussy is a high mountain pass, at an elevation of 1,533m above the sea level, in the D77B road, located in the Savoie department in the Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France.
The Tizi n Test Road (called S501) is a mountain road that cuts through the High Atlas between Asni to Taroudant and beyond (Morocco), is one of the most spectacular drives in Morocco.