|Overall length:||2500 km|
The European route 25 ( E 25 ) is a 2500 km long European route that runs north to south through the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, France, Switzerland and Italy.
The start of the road in the north is on the North Sea at Hoek van Holland ( Netherlands ). The road ends in the south in Palermo ( Italy ).
Important cities on the E 25 are Utrecht , 's-Hertogenbosch , Eindhoven and Maastricht in the Netherlands , Liège and Bastogne in Belgium and Luxembourg City in Luxembourg . Further south along the route in France, Metz and Saint-Avold , as well as Strasbourg and Mulhouse , follow shortly after the state border in Switzerland, Basel is reached. Other cities are Olten , Bern , Lausanne on Lake Geneva and the city of Geneva . Back in France, the town of Chamonix-Mont-Blanc is connected to the E 25 and south of the Alps after the Mont-Blanc tunnel you drive onto the national territory of Italy. You can reach Genoa via Courmayeur , Aosta and Alessandria . It is currently closed in Genoa due to the collapse of the Ponte Morandi on August 14, 2018.
On the 1100 km long route from Genoa to Palermo, three different ferry connections across the Mediterranean are part of the road. The first ferry connection takes you to Bastia in Corsica, from Bonifacio you can take another crossing to Porto Torres in Sardinia, from there the road leads via Sassari to Cagliari . Finally, you can take the ferry to Palermo .