Day 2: Zell am See to the Dolomites
Around four-and-a-half hours
Petrol: approximately £12.37
If you’ve got a head for heights, today’s your day. The ride out of Austria lets you check out some gorgeous views, and the Grossglockner High Alpine Road has 36 different turns, each with a unique vista. You’ll see the highest mountain in Austria, the Grossglockner, and the largest glacier in Europe, the nine km-long Pasterze. Then, it’s onto the Dolomites, where you can view the shared geographical heritage of Italy and Austria.
Stay at the Stadt Hotel Citta, Bolzano, for around £130 for a double room.
On a budget? Try the biker-friendly youth hostel in the Imperina Valley, near Belluno, at under £20 per person per night.