Iceland

Road 622

Road 622 is a hazardous drive below sea level when the tide is high

Road 622 is one of the most dangerous roads in the world. It’s located on the coast of the fjord Dýrafjörður in the mountainous peninsula Westfjords of northwestern Iceland. Some say it’s the most terrifying road in the country. That is an insanely beautiful route to take with the road carved into and under cliffs and great mountain views all the way. If you have a Jeep, 4x4 experience, time and steel nerves, it is possible to drive this road.

F88 (Askja Road)

Get behind the wheels for Askja Road, one of Earth's most scenic trips

Askja Road is the name of a winding dirt track running towards Askja volcano, a stratovolcano situated in a remote part of the central highlands of north-east Iceland. The road has some challenging sections with several fords and river crossings. Keep in mind it’s a very dangerous drive.

Öxi Pass

Öxi Pass: avoid this road outside of summer

Öxi Pass is a mountain pass at an elevation of 539m (1,768ft) above the sea level, located in the Eastern Region of eastern Iceland. It’s recommended you avoid this pass outside of summer and during bad weather.

F26 (Sprengisandsleið)

Driving the wild F26 Road (Sprengisandsleið) in Iceland

F26 (Sprengisandsleið) is the name of a highland gravel road featuring the most desolate terrain found in Iceland. The road is 232 km (144 miles) long, running through the Sprengisandur area between the glaciers Hofsjökull and Vatnajökull.

F208 (Fjallabaksleið nyrðri)

Road F208 is a rugged yet scenic drive in Iceland

F208 (Fjallabaksleið nyrðri) is one of the most defiant roads in Iceland but one of the most scenic drives in the country. Expect very tough driving conditions with potholes, rocks, uneven terrain and even rivers to ford.