European route E55

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E55
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Route information
Length3,305 km (2,054 mi)
Major junctions
North end Helsingborg, Sweden
South end Kalamáta, Greece
Location
CountriesFlag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Flag of Greece.svg  Greece
Highway system
International E-road network

European route E55 is an E-route. It passes through the following cities: HelsingborgHelsingørCopenhagenKøgeVordingborgNykøbing FalsterGedserRostockBerlinLübbenauDresdenTeplicePragueTáborLinzSalzburgVillachTarvisioUdinePalmanovaVeniceRavennaCesenaRiminiFanoAnconaPescaraCanosaBariBrindisiIgoumenitsaPrevezaRhionPatraiPyrgosKalamáta. [1]

Contents

From Helsingborg, the route was supposed to continue northward through Sweden and into Finland, but a decision was made to keep the E4 designation in Sweden, formerly used for a European route from Lisbon to Helsinki. E55 is not and has not been signposted in Sweden. Since 2018 E55 is not signposted between Helsingør and Køge in Denmark, but is signposted south of Køge. [2]

Route

E55 near Agrinio, Greece. Rigani interchange Ionia odos 1 - panoramio.jpg
E55 near Agrinio, Greece.

Sweden

Ferry

Denmark

Exits and service areas in Denmark

Ferry

Germany

Czech Republic

Austria

Italy

Ferry

Greece

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References

  1. Road Transport Infrastructure. (European Agreement on Main International Traffic Arteries (AGR); Consolidated text of the AGR.); 5 April 2002
  2. Google Streetview at e.g. 55°28′47″N12°08′48″E / 55.4797531°N 12.1467988°E and 55°35′46″N12°17′07″E / 55.5960202°N 12.2851626°E