Thu, 21 Feb 2019 16:58:00
With spring just around the corner, now is the perfect time to start planning a European road trip. Although it may not be everyone’s first choice, road trips are ideal for motoring enthusiasts. With almost no limitations, road trips can allow you to get a real feel for what a country has to offer.
However, with so many beautiful destinations on offer, it can be difficult to settle on one location. So, that’s why we have put together five perfect European road trip ideas, ideal for this spring!
Germany – Experience the Autobahn
Every enthusiastic motorist finds themselves on the famous Autobahn at one stage or another. The famed German highway system has no speed limits in non-urban regions, making it the perfect location to quench the thurst of budding motor-racing enthusiasts.
Alongside the unrestricted speed limits, the Autobahn takes drivers through a vast amount of beautiful German countryside. Popular tourist locations include The Black Forest, Munich, Neuschwanstein and Hamburg.
Italy – Drive the Amalfi Coast
The Amalfi Coast is located in the south of Italy and is a sought out location for many holidaymakers. Offering travellers a rich variety of beautiful architecture, history and breathe taking scenery, this truly is one of the best road trips in Europe.
Austria – Grossglockner High Alpine Road
If your road trip tick boxes include mountain roads and endless untouched countryside, then Austria is the perfect location. Take to the highest surfaced mountain pass road in Austria and enjoy nearly 50km of breath-taking mountain views.
At the highest point of 2,505m, the Grossglockner mountain can be enjoyed from a variety of viewpoints and coffee shops along the way. Accessible from Kaprun, the high alpine road is a tolled road, prices for vehicles can be found
Ireland – Ring of Kerry
Get a real feel for what Ireland has to offer, by embarking on the 111-mile circular route that takes you through the stunning countryside, historic villages and white sandy beaches. Although this famous road trip can be completed in just under four hours, why not take your time and spread this road trip over a long weekend.