Friday, January 28

Traveling by car: the 6 best roads in the world to enjoy this summer

Traveling by car: the 6 best roads in the world to enjoy this summer

Traveling by car: the 6 best roads in the world to enjoy this summer

Travel by roadTravel by road It is always a pleasure, especially if you like to drive, since it is an experience that makes you feel free, allows you to go at your own pace and change itineraries when you feel like it and also offers all the comfort of traveling on your own vehicle. To these advantages must be added the safety of traveling with few people, maintaining the safety distance and reducing the risk of contagion. It may be this last reason that has made road trips one of the most popular travel formulas this summer.

Thus, Indie Campers, the platform for renting motorhomes and camper vans in Spain and Europe, proposes some of the best roads in the world to travel this summer and enjoy the holidays:

Europe – Ring Road, Iceland

If this summer you decide to travel to Iceland, surely you will go through one of the more than 1,330 kilometers which has the Ring Road, the only bypass in the entire country. Ring Road connects the most important urban centers in the country and is striking because, although most of the road is paved, it still has some gravel areas. The road has only one lane per direction for most of its length and allows you to travel the entire territory in approximately 15 or 16 hours, so it is one of the best routes to visit Iceland, because along its route there are the Diamante Beach o go West Fjords.

Africa – Garden Route, South Africa

This route has more than 700 kilometers and connects Cape Town with Port Elizabeth, in South Africa. If you decide to do it, you will be able to enjoy the incredible vegetation of the area, where the forests, meadows, lakes, unspoiled beaches, cliffs and bays. The route of the route runs along National Highways 2 and surrounds the Western Cape coast, where you can take the opportunity to visit Knysna, Plettenver y Mossel Bay, the most important towns in the area and from which you can see dolphins and whales until October. Finally, note that this route is UNESCO Biosphere Reserve since 2017.

Asia – Karakorum Highway, China-Pakistan

The Karakorum Highway has a length of 1,200 kilometers and travel the ancient silk route, connecting the city of Kashgar (China) with northern Pakistan. If you do this route you will cross the Karakorum mountain range and at some point you will reach more than 4,600 meters of altitude, So it is the highest paved road in the world. As expected, along this route you will be able to enjoy some spectacular natural elements such as glaciers, mountains like K2 and the Hunza Valley. Keep in mind that the best time to travel is spring and autumn, to avoid snowfall and monsoon.

Oceanía – Great Ocean Road, Australia

This road of 400 kilometers is declared as World Heritage Site, so you can enjoy some of the most impressive landscapes of Australiasuch as the arch of London, the 12 Apostles, Bells Beach, Otway National Park, Port Campbell National Park or the volcanic plains. Also, the Grear Ocean Road travel the west coast of Victoria, one of the best places to enjoy the incredible views of the ocean.

America – Route 66, United States

Route 66 is one of the most famous in the world to travel by car and her popularity has led her to appear in movies, songs, and books. This road that starts in Chicago and ends in Los Angeles has approximately 4,000 kilometers and throughout its journey Eight states and 3 different time zones intersect. Along the route you will pass through cities such as Tulsa, Oklahoma or Albuquerque, and you will enjoy landscapes such as deserts, rivers or hills.

Spain – Route of Don Quixote, Castilla-La Mancha

This list could not miss one of the most beautiful road routes in our country: the Don Quixote Route, one of the most important characters in universal literature. If you decide to make this trip you can discover the windmills of Campo de Criptana, the Castle of Argamasilla de Alba, the Natural Park of the Lagunas de Ruidera or La Solana. The layout of this route has been declared European cultural itinerary, since it allows to know the places of greatest interest near the points mentioned in the novel.

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