Passo dello Stelvio

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Recommended by 81 out of 87 cyclists


  • Andreas Platzl

    "The Queen of the Pass Roads" and "Europe's Highest Fairground" are just two nicknames that carry the Passo dello Stelvio. The 48-turn driveway has it in itself, since it ends only at an altitude of 2,757 m. Once at the top, the view of the two 3,000, Ortler and Monte Scorluzzo, lets forget all the pain.

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    • December 21, 2016

  • Emin

    A must for every cyclist
    The last Saturday in August or the first Saturday in September is the Stelvio for motorized vehicles locked only for cyclists released from Gomagoi

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    • November 10, 2017

  • Ciclosofista

    Stelvio, Grossglockner and Col Agnel were the three toughest climbs of my cycling life; they made me lose three years of life, but it was worth it!

    • March 2, 2017

  • BlauFleckenQueen

    .. we started with the MTBikes from Laatsch on the Stilfser Joch and on the UmbrailPass back - that were 35 kilometers and 1850 meters up (the pure pass route is with 29 km, 48 bends and 1,800 vertical meters specified) with moderate slope 🙂
    The UmbrailPass down was pleasant, as there was very little traffic 🏍🚗
    We were up for three and a half hours - a total of 64 kilometers and 4 3/4 hours of pure driving time.

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    • September 7, 2016

  • Pawel

    One of the best climbs I had a pleasure to ride. I suggest starting it early to avoid high traffic. And have in mind that when its raining at the bottom, than its usually snowing at the pass. If you want to go back to Prato than itd perfect to take the road through Switzerland.

    • September 4, 2017

  • Frank W

    The mountain arrival of the mountain coffins. Cima Coppi. World Champion of the World Champions. A dream for the soul, pain belongs on the steep slope

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    • May 17, 2019

  • Gravel_Roads

    Must-see for any cyclist and lover of both wheels

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    • May 6, 2019

  • Carsten1986

    unique pass road. Mandatory program for every cyclist

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    • July 10, 2019

  • David

    The Stelvio Pass (also Stelvio Pass, Italian Passo dello Stelvio) is at 2757 m s.l.m. the highest mountain pass in Italy and, after the Col de l'Iseran, the second highest paved mountain pass in the Alps. The Stelvio Pass connects Bormio in Valtellina (Lombardy) with Prad in Vinschgau (South Tyrol).

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    • August 1, 2017

  • RadlerJan

    The passport is a dream. Already driven twice, but never with full luggage, but as a "day off" from Laatsch. Ascent from Prad with magnificent views.
    The last coffee in the Berghotel Franzenshöhe.
    The view up with the hairpin bends is impressive, but always with the goal in mind.
    Looking down is just as strong.
    At hairpin 1, however, it is done straight away.
    Typical passport bustle above, a pass jersey shouldn't be missing from me either.
    I don't know how the Passtrasse goes down, I always went down over the Umbrail Pass.
    After all: Cime de la Bonette with full luggage, twice Col de l'Iseran with full luggage, Col Agnel with full luggage, Col du Galibier with full luggage and twice Stelvio. All that's missing is the Gavia Pass.
    More information: and

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    • February 23, 2020

  • AlbertoSordi

    RE STELVIO, the highest and most beautiful step to do by bike!

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    • February 19, 2020

  • Gravel Club

    The Stelvio pass with its 2,757 meters above sea level, is one of the mythical Alpine passes on which cyclists of all ages battled during the Giro d'Italia.
    The "classic" climb from Prato allo Stelvio with its spectacular hairpin bends in the last 10 km is certainly one of the most suggestive that cannot be missing from a cyclist's palmarès.
    The slope from Bormio, where the road to the Umbrail Pass which leads to Santa Maria (in Switzerland), is also very beautiful and with splendid panoramas, in fact the 3rd slope of the Stelvio Pass.

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    • May 4, 2020

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