These are the world’s best driving roads and their BRITISH equivalents

THERE’S nothing quite like a road trip, but finding a great road can be tricky.

Of course, there are some superb roads for driving abroad, but did you know that you needn’t even leave Britain to get the same experience?

Britain has some fantastic roads to explore this summer

Britain has some fantastic roads to explore this summerCredit: ALFA ROMEO UK

Alfa Romeo consulted members of the Alfa Romeo members club who came up with their favourite roads to drive abroad.

They also provided a British equivalent that provided similar thrills and scenery, working with Getty Images.

The research took into account surrounding scenery, the length of road and each route’s distinguishing features to prove that the motorists can enjoy epic drives without leaving the UK.

Here are the top three they came back with.

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1. Stelvio Pass, Italy

There's an uncanny resemblance between the Stelvio and Applecross passes

There’s an uncanny resemblance between the Stelvio and Applecross passesCredit: GETTY IMAGES

UK equivalent: Applecross Pass, Strathcarron

The Stelvio Pass in the Tyrolean alps combines stunning mountain scenery with a series of tight switchbacks as drivers climb up the mountain. The Applecross Pass in Strathcarron,

2. Amalfi Coast Road, Italy

On a sunny day, you could be easily feel like you're in Italy driving through St Mawes

On a sunny day, you could be easily feel like you’re in Italy driving through St MawesCredit: GETTY IMAGES

UK equivalent: St Mawes, Roseland Peninsula, Cornish Coast

The A3078 from Trewithian, Truro, to St. Mawes is a short and enjoyable road.

But the real highlight is the small village of St. Mawes that conjures up images of the Amalfi Coast in Italy with its coloured sea-side houses, built right on the coastal wall, and sailboats and small fishing vessels occupying the seafront.

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3. Great Ocean Road, Australia

They are nowhere near each other, but these roads have the same feel

They are nowhere near each other, but these roads have the same feelCredit: GETTY IMAGES

UK equivalent: Military Road, Isle of Wight

Australia’s Great Ocean road snakes its way along the country’s South coast, combining long winding turns with lush green scenery and ocean views.

The Old Military Road on the Isle of Wight runs along the island’s southwest coast, right next to the sea, with long stretches of open road and gentle corners to enjoy.

Damien Dally, Managing Director of Alfa Romeo UK said: “International travel is possible again after years of disruption but, judging by our findings, UK motorists don’t need to travel to the other side of the world to experience an iconic drive.

“Our findings show the UK is home to epic landscapes and engaging roads that are tailor-made for road trips

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