We are both huge Formula 1 fans. Our aim one day once the girls are older is to go to the Belgian Grand Prix at Spa-Francorchamps. You can drive down to Spa-Francorchamps, in fact it’s actually the most convenient way of getting to the race track to due the location. Once you cross over the channel tunnel it’s only about three and a half hours drive. Plus you can enjoy the beautiful Ardennes region. The Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps lies along the E42 highway about 110 km southeast of Brussels, between the towns of Spa and Stavelot.
Driving through the Ardennes region is a must, the picturesque views, rugged landscape, rivers and waterfalls. For us it looks like one of the best road trip locations in Europe.
Europe’s Top Road Trips
Europe has some of the most stunning scenic roads in the world. Not only do you have the roads through the Ardenne regions, but you have the Grossglockner Hochalpenstrasse in Austria. This iconic road trip will take you through the Austrian Alps. Blink and you will miss the flowering landscapes, mountain rock faces and tranquil lake scenes.
Germany has Route 500. This road takes you through the Black Forest, in fact it’s one of Germany’s oldest roads. Stops on the way include Baden where you can take a dip in the thermal springs. You are sure to thoroughly enjoy the scenery. Just make sure your car is up to scratch and well maintained to avoid breakdowns.
I have a checklist right here on how to get your car ready for the holidays.
If you decide to head to Iceland, they have the spectacular Route One. Heading to Iceland is almost always on everyone’s bucket list. I know it’s on mine. Not only do you have the chance to travel along this beautiful road, but you can also include lots of other things to do along the way. From stopping off to visit geysers and volcanoes to the Blue Lagoon, Northern Lights and whale watching. At over 800 miles, it will take you a good 7-10 days to travel and longer if you stop on the way around. Please do remember to fill up with fuel when you see a petrol station as they are few and far between on the Island.
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I’m sure I have given you some inspiration to take a trip on one of Europe’s top roads!