Road Cycling Highlight (Segment)
A fantastic descent with - in comparison to Stelvio - little traffic. You can let it fly right or you drive a little slower and enjoy the really beautiful view that opens up in front of you. Important tip from personal experience: Even in summer it can be damn cold up in the mountains. Take a windbreaker and best of all a rain jacket and long gloves and a buff. Then the descent becomes a pleasure. ;)
Definitely recommendable - great route and much less traffic than on the Stelvio Pass. If you are on time, you may well have the road to yourself, and then you are so early on the Stelvio Pass that you can really enjoy the descent to Prad or Bormio. The note regarding warm clothing is absolutely correct, who goes to more than 2000 meters altitude is also in midsummer well advised to think of the significantly lower temperature there.
Unfortunately stands in the shadow of the Stelvio. At 2500m it is still a giant and no less beautiful. In the lower part, the short switchbacks with the coniferous forest, give a lot .. Not as much traffic as next door and Switzerland always offers nature to see
a pass great pass with virtually no traffic, as the previous speakers recommend ... stow long things, in Bormio at the bottom around 23 degrees at the top of the bend max 5 degrees and wet.
My recommendation for those who drive up via Prad should return via the Umbrail
otherwise, the same rule applies here to enjoy the descent