Stilfser Joch-Serpentinen

Road Cycling Highlight (Segment)

Recommended by 23 out of 25 road cyclists


  • Stephanie

    She is also known as the "Queen of the Pass roads". Truly bold is the road leading up to 2757m, to one of the highest alpine passes. The 48-sweeping driveway of Prad is a true classic, but therefore often crowded. If you want to fight the 1800m high to the Stilfser Joch alone, this is best done in the low-traffic hours in the morning at 7 o'clock in the morning or at 8 o'clock in the evening. Quieter driveways are possible from Santa Maria or Bormio.

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    • 25/08/2016

  • Mikelbyte

    I started in Trafoi, where the 48 bends begin. You first have to open up the hill and then do not back down. Because the track is already in the legs. A break on the Franzenshöhe can help!

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    • 09/09/2016

  • MunichVeganCyclist

    If you want to get away from the hustle and bustle of Stelvio as quickly as possible, then down to Bormio and on to Grosio. From there the Passo della Foppa leads over the Mortirolo to Monno. The Mortirolo is up to the Panorma the Stelvio in no way, is much lonelier and has little traffic.

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    • 22/03/2017

  • Südtirol

    The 48 hairpin bends turn from Prad via Gomagoi, Trafoi and Franzenshöhe to the second highest paved mountain pass in Europe. Close to Trafoi the cyclist gets unrestricted views of the glacier and mountain
    Rock formations of the Ortler group that will not let them go up to the top of the pass.

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    • 19/04/2016

  • Christian

    Absolute classic among the Alpine passes

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    • 11/07/2017

  • Octavio


    • 03/09/2016

  • Martin

    For the ambitious racing cyclist this pass is required

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    • 19/08/2017

  • Daniel

    The 48 bends of the Stelvio Pass are a must for anyone who likes racing bicycles in the Alps. Dodge the traffic by driving at dawn - who starts at sunrise in the summer, can look forward to a great experience that he has to share at most with a handful of like-minded early bird.

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    • 31/12/2018

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Best Rides Including the Segment ‘Stilfser Joch-Serpentinen’

Location: around Santa Maria Val Müstair, Inn, Grisons, Switzerland

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  • Distance7.02 mi
  • Uphill2,600 ft
  • Downhill325 ft

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