Revealed: The World’s Best Biker Road Trips
One of the best things about being a biker is the perspective with which you get to see the world as you take to the roads. There are so many incredible routes that you can take on your bike, offering amazing views that can be seen in a completely different way than if you were travelling by car.
The team at WeWantYourMotorbike.com put together a list of some of the best motorbike road trips in the world, which you can check out here. Let’s take a look at these road trips and some of the best parts of them.
Pyrenees Loop, Spain – France
The first route given is the Pyrenees Loop, a road trip that will take you from Spain, through Andorra and into France, working around the Pyrenees mountains. This is definitely a ‘long-way-round’ type of route, stretching the 70 miles between the Spanish city of Bilbao and the French city of Biarritz into an 825 mile route.
The Wild American West, USA
If you’re going to take a road trip in the USA, The Wild American West is the perfect one. The route takes you through three national parks and treats you to some of the most spectacular sights in the country, including the Grand Canyon and Zion National Park. Starting in Los Angeles and ending in San Francisco, this road trip stretches for a distance of 2,128 miles, taking just short of two full days.
The NC500, Scotland
The next road trip on the list is a round trip starting and ending at Inverness, taking a full day-long trip around the north of Scotland and taking in various places around the Scottish Highlands, including Applecross, Ullapool and John O’Groats. This is a great way to see some of the most beautiful parts of the Highlands in a 476 mile journey.
Cuba, Havana – Baracoa
From the Scottish Highlands to the Caribbean, this next road trip takes you across the length of the island of Cuba from the iconic city of Havana to the other side of the island at Baracoa. This road trip will take you through the incredible towns and cities of Cuba, giving you a glimpse into the colourful and lively island as your travel the 616 miles of the route.
Australia’s Great Ocean Road, Australia
If you’re looking for a shorter road trip that can be completed in a few hours, Australia’s Great Ocean Road is a breath-taking route that will show off some amazing sights of Australia’s south coast. Starting at Melbourne, the route is only 186 miles and can be completed in roughly 4.5 hours, hitting places such as Torquay, Apollo Bay, Princetown and ending in Peterborough.
Norwegian Fjords, Norway
The last road trip on the list will give you unbelievable views which are so spectacular they could have been plucked straight out of a Disney film. The Norwegian Fjords are a UNESCO site, and this route from Bergen to Åndalsnes is a great way to take in their beauty. You’ll even get to experience the famous Trollstigen road which has some hair-raising turns and bends as it winds through the mountains.
These road trips are perfect for any jet-setting biker with a desire to see the world on the back of a motorbike, so why not take inspiration from this list and plan your next journey?