Prepare to be delighted, as four Greek gems – Kalamata, Kefalonia, Kos and Zakynthos – have made it into the top 20 of the world’s best destinations for road trips! Yes, you heard right. This incredible news is brought to us by the folks at, who conducted a pretty awesome investigation to gather this information.

150,000 voters vote for Greece by car!

So let’s dig a little deeper, shall we? is an impressive platform that connects customers with car rental companies around the world. They asked no less than 156,455 of their customers to give their opinions on the destinations they visited, with a focus on those all-important scenic driving experiences.

And here’s the kicker: only places with 100 or more reviews made the final top 20. No slackers here!

Aleksandrs Buraks of mentions that their customers provide feedback every year based on their own vacation experiences. Interestingly, some cities that were highly ranked in 2022 were not even selected this time!

As for our Greek competitors :

  • Kalamata placed fifth overall – well done!
  • Kefalonia reached the eighth place,
  • Kos finished in 14th place
  • and Zakynthos was ranked 19th.

The top 20 best vacation destinations to drive to!

Here’s more amazing news: Greece and Australia each had four destinations in the top 20, making them the reigning champions of the most scenic countries to hit the road, according to customer reviews.

Oh, and let’s not forget the winners! The big winners of the ultimate road trip in 2023 are Bratislava (Slovakia), Rovaniemi (Finland) and Victoria (Seychelles). Victoria retained its third place from last year, while Bratislava and Rovaniemi are newcomers to the top three. Talk about serious competition!