Patiopoulo-Perdikaki Road

Patiopoulo-Perdikaki road is not a fun drive to say the least

Perdikaki-Patiopoulo is a mountain road located in the northeastern part of Aetolia-Acarnania, Greece. It’s one of the most dangerous roads in the world. It's not recommended to attempt this road if you are visiting Greece. It's not a fun drive to say the least. This is a mountain road with dangerous dropoffs. With drops that appear to be hundreds, if not a thousand feet to the side, experienced drivers are the only ones who should attempt this route.

Agia Sophia Cave-Gorge of Topolia road

The narrow balcony road to Agia Sophia Cave

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.

Moni Agion Theodoron-Lefkes road

If you love to drive, you’ll love the Moni Agion Theodoron-Lefkes road

Moni Agion Theodoron-Lefkes road is a short mountain drive situated in the central part of the Paros island, in Greece.

Kallikratis-Kapsodasos Road

Kallikratis-Kapsodasos Road: scary, bumpy, small and empty

The drive from Kallikratis to 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

Qafë Botë, a border paved road

Qafë Botë is an international high mountain pass at an elevation of 142m (465ft) above the sea level located in the Albanian mountains along the border between Albania and Greece.

Mount Olympus

Mount Olympus, a windy road to the summit

Mount Olympus is a high mountain peak at an elevation of 2.423m (7,949ft) above the sea level, located in the Larissa regional unit, on the border between Thessaly and Macedonia, in Greece. It's one of the highest roads of the country.

Katara Pass

Katara Pass, an epic road trip, dangerous in winters

The Katara Pass (also known as Metsovo Pass) is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.705m (5,594ft) above the sea level, located in the Pindus mountain range, in northern Greece. On November 2011, the road over the pass was officially closed. It's one of the highest mountain roads of the country.

Agia Effimia-Karavomylos Road

Agia Effimia-Karavomylos, one of the world's best coastal roads

Agia Effimia-Karavomylos Road is a very scenic coastal drive located on the east coast of the island of Kefalonia (Cephalonia) in Greece. It's one of the best coastal drives in the world. 

Rio–Antirrio bridge

Rio-Antirrio bridge is an engineering marvel on the Gulf of Corinth

Built in an area with high seismisity, the Rio-Antirrio bridge is an engineering marvel spanning the Gulf of Corinth, in Greece.

Balos beach road

Balos Beach Road, a Most Tricky Scenic Drive

Balos Beach road is a spectacular and dangerous road on the western side of Crete at the edge of the peninsula of Gramvousa. The road is very bumpy and it’s highly recommended to drive at very low speed. It's one of the best coastal drives in the world.

Langada Pass

Langada Pass, a stunning road with overhanging cliffs

Langada Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.524m (5,000ft) above the sea level, located in the Taÿgetos Mountains, in the Peloponnese region of Greece. The road to the summit is one of the most scenic routes in the region.

Mount Kyllini, a Greek 4x4 track

Mount Kyllini, a Greek 4x4 track

Mount Kyllini is a high mountain peak at an elevation of 2.376m (7,795ft) above the sea level, located in the west of the prefecture of Corinthia in Greece. It's one of the highest roads of the country.

Mount Pantokrator

Mount Pantokrator, a drive with stunning views

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

Mount Parnassus

A steep unpaved road to the top of Mount Parnassus

Mount Parnassus is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.305m (7,562ft) above the sea level, located in Phthiotis, in southeastern Thessaly, central Greece. It's one of the highest roads of the country.

Mount Helmos

Mount Helmos: this road is not for timid drivers

Mount Helmos is a high mountain peak at an elevation of 2.340m (7,677ft) above the sea level, located in the Northern Peloponnese, southern Greece. It's one of the highest roads of the country.

Highest roads of Greece

Highest roads of Greece

Located in southeastern Europe, Greece is the southernmost of the countries of the Balkan Peninsula. About 80% of Greece consists of mountains or hills, thus making Greece one of the most mountainous countries of Europe. It’s a mountainous, peninsular mainland jutting out into the sea at the southern end of the Balkans, with more than 300 larger or smaller mountains.

Lampiri-Kouli road

Lampiri-Kouli is a paved narrow road in central Greece

Lampiri-Kouli Road is a narrow and dangerous high mountain road located in Evrytania regional unit, Central Greece.

Mount Voras

The Ultimate Guide to Mount Voras

Mount Voras-Kajmakčalan is an international high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.524m (8,281ft) above the sea level, located on the border of Greece and the Republic of Macedonia. It's one of the highest mountain roads of the country.

Hora Sfakion-Anopolis Road

Hora Sfakion-Anopolis, an awe-inspiring road in Crete

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

Mount Vitsi

Mount Vitsi, a sensational road in Greece

Mount Vitsi is a high mountain peak at an elevation of 2.113m (6,932ft) above the sea level, located in the southern part of the Florina and the northeastern part of the Kastoria regional units, in northern Greece.

Livaniana road

Livaniana Road, a hairy coastal drive

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

Baros Pass

Baros Pass, an absolute must for road lovers in Greece

Baros Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.905m (6,250ft) above the sea level, located in the southern Pindus Mountains range, right between Epirus and Thessaly, in Greece. It's one of the highest mountain roads of the country.

Melidoni Beach Road

A wild rough road to Melidoni Beach in Greece

Paralia Melidoni is a secluded beach with pristine sand, clear water and terrific views located on the island of Cythera (Kythira), once part of the Ionian Islands, in Greece. If you are afraid of driving next to cliffs and narrow roads reconsider beforehand.

Kotsifou Canyon

A narrow cliff road through Kotsifou Canyon

Kotsifou Canyon is a gorge located in the prefecture of Rethymno, on the south coast of the Greek island of Crete. It’s one of the most beautiful gorges of the island.

Mount Kaliakouda

A drive to the legendary Mount Kaliakouda

Mount Kaliakouda is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.101m (6,893ft) 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 from the Megalo Horio Village. It's one of the highest mountain roads of the country.

Vrontados Road

The hairpinned road from Epos to Vrontados in Greece

Located at the eastern part of the island of Chios in Greece, the road from Epos to Vrontados is a curvy mountainous road which rarely permits speeds over 50km/h.

Rhodes - Kamiros Skala road

The stunning coastal road from Rhodes to Kamiros Skala

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

Ancient Thera Road

The coastal road to Ancient Thera, with 22 hairpin turns

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.

Aristi-Papingo road

The hairpinned road from Aristi to Papingo in Greece

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.

Asi Gonia-Kallikratis road

A narrow zigzag road from Asi Gonia to Kallikratis

The Asi Gonia-Kallikratis road is the name of the sharply winding and precipitous ascent in a steep and narrow zig-zag road located in the eastern part of the Chania regional unit, southwest Crete, in Greece. Drive with care as this is a mountain road with hairpin curves and dangerous dropoffs.

Kyparissi road

Kyparissi Road, one of the most frightening drives in Greece

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

Paos-Kontovazaina road

23 hairpin turns on the Paos-Kontovazaina road

Located in Arcadia, in the central part of the Peloponnese peninsula of Greece, this is a dangerous winding mountain road, very steep, with some sections up to 12%.

Kolokytha road

The unpaved road to the beautiful Kolokytha beach

Located on the northern coast of the island of Crete, Greece, Kolokytha is said to be one of the loveliest beaches of the country with white sand and turquoise waters.

Epar. Od. Olympos-Diafani

Olympos-Diafani, a hairpinned road in Greece

Epar. Od. Olympos-Diafani is a spectacular road in the heart of the Karpathos, the second largest of the Greek Dodecanese islands, in the southeastern Aegean Sea.

Seitan Limania beach

Courage is required to drive to Seitan Limania Beach

Seitan Limania (“Ports of Satan”) is a remote sandy beach nestled in a canyon leading out to the sea, located on the northeast side of the Akrotiri peninsula, on the northwest coast of the Greek island of Crete. It’s one of the most scenic coastal drives in the world.

Skinakas Observatory

Skinakas mountain, the highest paved road of Crete

Skinakas mountain is a high mountain peak at an elevation of 1.752m (5,748ft) above the sea level, located in the Heraklion regional unit, Crete, Greece. It’s said to be the highest paved road of Crete.

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