Europe is perfect for an epic road trip; from the rolling fields of Tuscany to the soaring mountains of the Sierra Nevada and luxe living in the South of France, you can find a road trip route to suit your taste and travel style. Whether you have a week, a month or a year, our top sixteen bucket list Europe road trip itinerary ideas will give you plenty of inspiration to get on the road.
Taking a motorhome to Italy is an experience not to be missed. This gorgeous country, full of beautiful light, fabulous food and landscapes straight from a film set, will not disappoint. In this post, you’ll find all you need to know about touring Italy by motorhome.
Are you desperate for some Italian culture but don’t want to fly? With great routes across Europe, a road trip from UK to Italy is easy, leaving you arriving refreshed and unstressed, ready to enjoy la dolce vita from the comfort of your own vehicle.
Palermo is a deliciously intense city, full of dazzling cathedrals and grand parks, chaotic marketplaces, and endless cups of espresso. The Palermo tourism experience is bold and intense – even to visit Palermo in 36 hours will leave you with plenty of impressions and memories.
Wondering where to spend winter in Europe? Europe in the winter offers so much variety, whether you’re looking for warm winter sun, beautiful snowy landscapes and crisp, cold weather or Christmas markets and festivities, you’ll find the best winter destinations in Europe here. Safe travels wherever you go!
Planning a trip to Italy? This gorgeous country is perfect for a road trip. Compact and with all the best bits in the middle, you’ll be blown away by the landscapes, architecture and food in this sublime country. Take a bucket list road trip to Italy and see it for yourself!
Autumn is the perfect time for a holiday. The kids are back in school, the crowds have gone and the weather has yet to turn wintry. The colours will be glorious, attractions and cities will be quieter and beaches deserted; with so many reasons to see autumn in Europe, what are you waiting for?
The Amalfi Coast road, the SS163, is a 50km spectacular stretch of tarmac, hugging the cliffs and coves of the Tyrrhenian Sea. This slither of gravity-defying road runs from the Sorrento peninsula to Salerno, twisting and winding it’s way past pastel painted villages and the most incredible views.
Sicily is a gem of a island, with history rich in Greek and Roman architecture, fascinating ancient ruins and incredible natural wonders. Take a Sicily road trip and you’ll also find a modern day playground of superb hiking, water sports and vibrant cities ensuring there is something here for everyone.
If you’re going on a camping holiday, you’ll find some of the best campsites in Europe listed here, by campers who have actually stayed in them. Whatever your camping style, leave the urban life behind and enjoy the great outdoors in one of these fantastic European campsites.
Do you love a good road trip? Is it more about the journey than the destination? From challenging drives, to incredible views and a few off the beaten track choices, these are some of the best driving roads in Europe.
Bologna is our top pick for incredible and delicious Italian food; foodies out there will love our tried and tested Bologna food tour! We will take you to all the best places to watch, sample, smell and eat the finest foods Bologna and the Emilia-Romagna region has to offer.
The beautiful region of Puglia in southern Italy is just perfect for a road trip. Puglia has it all; rolling countryside, miles of gorgeous beaches, vibrant towns and delicious local produce. This cool, laid-back and unspoilt part of Italy is an awesome road trip destination.
Possibly the most beautiful hike in Sicily! This gorgeous mix of mountain and coastal route is fabulous on a sunny day, the views across the Baia Santa Margherita and the Riserva Naturale Orientata Monte Cofano are spectacular. This hike is so versatile, you can traverse Monte Cofano, climb to the summit or both. Check out the post below for more details of how to hike Monte Cofano.
You cannot pass through central Italy on a road trip without making the detour to Naples to visit Mount Vesuvius and Pompeii. Both are iconic Italian landmarks and share a remarkable, if devastating history. If you are wondering whether you can visit Pompeii and Vesuvius in one day, then you will be delighted to know it is possible, and even easy if you follow our guidance and tips.
Do you want to drive in Italy? Driving in Italy can be different to driving back home and the roads, habits of other drivers and general approach to road safety need to be understood before you get behind the wheel of a vehicle in Italy. Find out all you need to know about driving and road rules in Italy, so that touring Italy by car is a pleasure.
Rome is a gorgeous city, high on any bucket-list and full of love, life and romance. With fabulous architecture bathed in the unique light of the eternal city, incredible Roman ruins and delicious Italian food, what’s not to love? Our guide will show you how to visit Rome in 36 hours, seeing all the essential sights. Make sure you read it before you go!