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This is a Must in your Life!

Where do you start? The pass is long, the views are amazing, the road is challenging and the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Trevor A
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Ponteland, United Kingdom
Passo dello Stelvio...the best mountain road in the world!

If you like mountain roads Passo dello Stelvio should be on your bucket-list! This road has been a... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2017
Alex G
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Alpharetta, Georgia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Where do you start? The pass is long, the views are amazing, the road is challenging and the coffee at the top was excellent! I have always wanted to do this pass and I enjoyed the whole experience.

Thank Trevor A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No one can deny attractiveness of this road , but the sad true is that usually you have to accept a compromise and drive very carefully and slowly. Since there is a lot of bikers and bicycles that are cutting the curves, you must almost...More

Thank softwaredude2
Reviewed 21 November 2017

If you like mountain roads Passo dello Stelvio should be on your bucket-list! This road has been a lifetime dream for me ever since I visited northern Italy as a child and to be able to drive it myself has been a dream come through!...More

Thank Alex G
Reviewed 26 September 2017

This really is a road worth driving. Be aware that your clutch may suffer on the way up and your brakes on the way down, but it's all worth it. The only slight drawback are the hoards of cyclists who seem to think they own...More

Thank Alan F
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

This is a challenging but do able climb which has much to offer. There are tunnels, views, hairpin sections, long straights, glaciers, the odd old building etc. Very enjoyable.

Thank esp5151
Reviewed 21 October 2016

One of the passes which is a must do on a motorcycle. Lots of hairpin bends, stunning views and a great ride. The only negative was the cycle race which made it extremely busy.

Thank TravelFanaticDD
Reviewed 17 September 2016

The Swiss postbus from Tirano in Italy to Müstair in Switzerland is a great way to see the Stelvio and Unbrail passes by public transport. The bus leaves from Tirano bus station which is reached by underpass from the Italian train station. The bus stops...More

Thank 2013Iain2013
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Decided to cycle the 48 hairpins with wife and son. Worth every agonising pedal stroke. First section in the trees is fine mainly because you can't see what is ahead. Emerging from the trees with 7ks to go and all you can see is the...More

Thank Russell G
Reviewed 10 August 2016

We were going from Lake Como to Val Gardena and our GPS decided that this was the road to choose. In hindsight I'm glad it that. It's funny because you're asked by it whether you really want to use a ferry or a non-asphalt road,...More

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Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

It's everything you read and more. It's never that hard, but 24.5km and 48 switchback of climbing sort of wear you down. Another bucket list ticked off!

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