Best European Road Trip Routes

Hit the road this summer on one of the coolest road trip routes through Europe! We’ve selected one for sun-seekers, one for the romantics out there, and yet another for culture vultures looking for adventure.

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 Surf, Sunshine & Wine – Bilbao to Bordeaux

Allow about a week for this 10 hour trip so you can make the most of each location The best vehicle for the job is a camper van so you can lap up the sun-kissed surf-culture on your coastal adventure!

Essential Stops:

  • Bilbao
  • San Sebastian
  • St Jean-de-Luz
  • Biarritz
  • Dune de Pilat
  • Bordeaux
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The Romantic Road Germany – Wurzburg to Fussen

This 220 mile scenic trip takes in some wonderful fairytale scenes through Bavaria and Baden-Wurttemberg, from wine country to the foothills of the German Alps. As this route was designed as a post-war effort to boost tourism in Germany we feel a classic Volkswagen such a fastback would be the ideal car for the trip!

Don’t miss these towns:

  • Wurzburg
  • Bad Mergentheim
  • Rothenburg ob der Tauber
  • Nordlingen
  • Augsberg
  • Fussen
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Glitz, Glamour & Culture – Paris to Berlin

You’ll want to give yourself a couple of weeks to soak up this road trip of a lifetime as you take in cities, countryside, Roman baths, basilicas, villages and world heritage sites. Pack a bag, book some Airbnbs, and hire yourself a glamorous ride – maybe in a convertible – and enjoy every single minute!

Where to stop:

  • Paris
  • Trier
  • Bacharach
  • Lepzig
  • Dresden
  • Berlin
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