21 Wonderful Alpine Roads


Are you looking for the ultimate scenic road trip? Do you enjoy the exhilarating feeling that fresh alpine air can bring? Or maybe you’ve got a thing about driving on real life roller coasters, or locations used for motorsport drifting racing?

Whatever your enthusiasm, here are 21 roads around the world that include the marvels of engineering in amongst some of the most beautiful, but unlikely terrains and altitudes.

21. Irohazaka Winding Roads – Japan


The Irohazaka Winding Road, is actually two roads. One road is used for traffic travelling in an uphill direction, and the other road for traffic going down. The roads are located near Nikko, a two to three hour drive from Tokyo in Japan. Built in the 1950s and 1960s, between them the two roads will take you around 48 hairpin turns!