Stilfser Joch-Serpentinen

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Recommended by 181 out of 188 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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    • August 25, 2016

  • Jensemann

    If you venture from Prad up the good 25 km mountain at a stretch, should divide his forces well. The first ten kilometers to Trafoi are still rather "easy", on average 6% against the subsequent 15 kilometers but rather flat. Anyone who approaches Trafoi too fast will pay tribute afterwards. Then it goes partly ramps between 10-13% high, especially shortly before the summit gives you the last rest. Depending on the training level you should plan a good three hours for about 25 km. The traffic is not really helpful in the summer against the mountain and itself. A mountain suitable translation (11-34) is extremely helpful and one should not be too bad, these in the preparation for the Stelvio into consideration to draw. Anyone who has made it to the top, can really appreciate and proud you get a terrific view and has earned the photo honestly!

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    • July 12, 2019

  • ChiemgauVeganCyclist

    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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    • March 22, 2017

  • 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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    • September 9, 2016

  • Alois

    An absolute highlight for every racing cyclist!
    It is cold at just under 2,800! Always! Even on the warmest days of the year. :-)

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    • August 8, 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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    • December 31, 2018

  • 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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    • April 19, 2016

  • David D

    Without words 😉 You just have to do it once.

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    • May 13, 2017

  • Christian

    Absolute classic among the Alpine passes

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    • July 11, 2017

  • Martin

    For the ambitious racing cyclist this pass is required

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    • August 19, 2017

  • Daniel

    In fact, downhill better to focus on the road and the serpentines always flow through liquid - great downhill, although the surface of the high alpine conditions sometimes not necessarily perfect.

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    • January 17, 2019

  • Øivind Langeland

    This pass holds a whooping 42 switchbacks.. If you like to climb, this is for you..

    • August 4, 2017

  • Martin

    The queen of the mountain passes. There is nothing more to say.

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    • August 19, 2017

  • Martin

    The queen of the pass roads

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    • August 12, 2017

  • Thomas

    Absolutely - the most beautiful sweeping.

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    • August 28, 2018

  • Christian

    Not too distracted by the view of the Ortler. Here you can learn how to drive a curve

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    • July 11, 2017

  • Albrecht

    ... almost no traffic is not right, at least not on a Saturday in August. But it is much less busy than the other two climbs to the Stelvio Pass.

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    • August 17, 2019

  • Tobi Kaufhold

    Drive up these switchbacks for the first time, of course. As an unconditional recommendation, I can also give the tip to roll down ... You can enjoy this pass without agony and soak up every serpentine and can also easily collect photos for the memory

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    • June 29, 2020

  • florian

    About Umbreilpass is almost no traffic

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    • January 1, 2016

  • DerImmel

    Thank you, dear Berg, that I was allowed to drive this fantastic road!

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    • September 4, 2019

  • Alex

    2019 Gran Stelvio driven. Mega experience and entry on the website 😅

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    • May 7, 2020

  • Karin

    A great experience, really fun and above all, even when it is freezing cold, there is great happiness.

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    • July 19, 2020

  • Cristian

    The most beautiful snake in life!

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    • October 5, 2020

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  • Difficult
    57.9 mi
    8.8 mph
    11,175 ft
    11,150 ft
Location: Santa Maria Val Müstair, Inn, Grisons, Switzerland


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

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