Day 2: Zell am See to the Dolomites
How long? Around four-and-a-half hours
How far? 231km
Petrol: approximately £29.10
If you’ve got a head for heights, today’s your day. The ride out of Austria is full of 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, a UNESCO World Heritage site featuring 18 peaks and some of the world’s most beautiful mountain landscapes.
Stay at the Stadt Hotel Citta, Bolzano, for around £155 for a double room.
On a budget? The Hostel L'Ost – Ostello di Grumes costs around £44 for a twin room.