What are the highest paved roads in Europe? Top 15

Europe is the sixth largest continent in size. It extends from Iceland (west) to the Ural Mountains of Russia (east). It’s bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the south, Asia to the east, and the Atlantic Ocean to the West.

Highest paved roads of Europe

Europe has several important mountain ranges. The longest ones are Scandinavian Mountains, Carpathian Mountains, Alps, Caucasus Mountains, Apennine Mountains, Balkan & Rhodope Mountains and Pyrenees. Most mountain ranges are poorly populated due to the harsh climate, difficult access and short growing seasons.

Highest paved roads of Europe:

Mountain road Elevation Country
Pico del Veleta 3.369m (11,053ft)  Spain  
Karakaya Hill 3.148m (10,328ft) Turkey
Doğu Anadolu Gözlemevi 3.139m (10,298ft) Turkey
Karabet Geçidi  2.994m (9,822ft)  Turkey
Palandöken Geçidi 2.897m (9,504ft) Turkey
Observatorio Pico Veleta 2.856m (9,370ft) Spain  
Ötztal Glacier Road  2.830m (9,285ft) Austria
Cime de la Bonette 2.806m (9,206ft) France
Klukhorskii Pass 2.781m (9,124ft)  Russia-Georgia
Col de l'Iseran 2.764m (9,068ft)  France 
Güzeldere Geçidi 2.763m (9,064ft) Turkey
Passo dello Stelvio 2.757m (9,045ft) Italy
Kaunertal glacier road 2.750m (9,022ft) Austria
Lac de Céma 2.745m (9,005ft) France
Col Agnel-Agnello 2.744m (9,003ft) France-Italy

Pic: David Stolarsky