The Most Beautiful Roads in the World

Claire Miles
May 26, 2021

Road trips can be very exciting or slightly monotonous. It all depends on whether your trip is about the destination or the path itself. When it comes to these breathtaking roads, we are sure there won’t be a single minute of boredom on your trip. If you want to travel on the most beautiful roads in the world, these are our suggestions.

Great Ocean Road (Australia)

Great Ocean Road in Melbourne, Australia

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Located in Victoria, the Great Ocean Road is known for its scenic sea views and cliffs. This road is 151 miles long and is located between the Victorian cities of Torquay and Allansfold on the south-eastern coast of Australia. The path is so special that it has been named as an  Australian National Heritage site.

Big Sur (United States)

Bixby Bridge in Big Sur California

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Big Sur Coast Highway is a 71-mile section of California State Route 1. This gorgeous path located between the mountains and sea of California is one of the most famous road trip options for tourists all over the world. Some of the most fascinating views on this path include Bixby Bridge, McWay Falls, Morro Bay, Pfeiffer Beach and Point Lobos State Natural Reserve.

Chapman’s Peak Drive (South Africa)

Chapman's Peak Drive along the Atlantic Ocean and rugged cliffs of the Table Mountain National Park

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Cliffs, mountains and a gorgeous seaside view are the highlights of Chapman’s Peak Drive. Located in Noordhoek, this South African road is only 5 miles long but includes 114 curves along its length. This road is perfect for those looking for a picnic spot or whale-watching vantage points.