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Stelvio Pass Road

The Stelvio Pass Road

One of the Most Spectacular Cycling Routes in the World

Amateur and professional cyclists from around the world ride up the Stelvio Pass, one of the most spectacular and challenging mountain roads in the world. The Stelvio Pass Road first opened in 1825 after five years of construction and reaches the the Stelvio Pass at 2,763 meters above sea level, making it the highest pass in Italy.

With its breath-taking views of the Ortler and Cevedale mountains in the Stelvio National Park, this road is full of hairpin bends providing cyclists with an unmatched adrenalin experience!

Today, the spectacular Stelvio Pass Road lies on one of the most important sections of the Giro d’Italia and remains a popular destination for cyclists and motorcyclists. Lying at an altitude of 1,900 meters and at a gradient of 15%, the 49 km-long road has a total of 80 hairpin bends, 48 of them on the South Tyrolean side of the Stelvio Pass. Every year, thousands of cyclists try to tackle this extremely challenging route.

In late August/early September every year, there is the Stelvio Pass Cycling Day. On that day, the legendary Stelvio Pass Road closes to motorized traffic as the literally thousands of cyclists make their way up through the bends.
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Hike in the Stelvio National Park, bike along the Roman trade route Via Claudia Augusta and ski with panoramic view on the Ortles. Relax in small villages and peaceful valleys with amiable hosts. Discover numerous cultural sites and the unique culinary delights of Venosta Valley.