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Passo Giau

Selva di Cadore | Selva di Cadore, Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy
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Auckland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Surreal. Surrounded by mountains, this beautiful pass is well worth the drive. Breath-taking. Stunning.

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Fort Pierce, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

I love this pass. The mountain is absolutely beautiful and so different. A lovely area of the Dolomites.

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scotland
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85 reviews 85 reviews
7 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

a long way up from the west side, but an easy drive down to Cortina. whichever way you go, the views from the top are fantastic

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Singapore, Singapore
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

Passo Giau is a must go if you are visiting the dolomites, scenic view up the route, and rewarding when you reached the top! Actual views are much better than the photographs. Beware of the cyclists and motorcycles if you are driving up the route, there are at least 20 bends up to the top and same amount down.

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Burnham-On-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

Remembered what i felt like when cycling the Maratona Dolomiti. Great views and good walking if you like

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Brasov, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

You can get by car there and the place itself offers nice views. But it is also the starting point for a hiking trip to Rifugio Averau, 5Torri and back.

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Malta, Europe
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

Drove along Passo Giau to get to Cortina D'Ampezzo from Bolzano. The spectacular scenery and views are not to be missed and very hard to forget. Will recommend the drive to anyone

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Desenzano Del Garda, Italy
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9 reviews 9 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

I have stayed at Passo Giau many times with friends and groups I take there - the food is excellent and the atmosphere out of this world - you have to go this place for lunch or better yet to stay and enjoy a fabulous dinner prepared by Diego the owner and served by Claudia. Their son Igor is spending... More

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

Was there during summer 2012 by motorbike and now back in winter by ski. Gorgeous scenery in all directions and at all seasons. The road to Passo Giau is stunning by motorbike, one of the best ones in the area. I was back there in February 2013 during the "Giro della Grande Guerra" by ski. Same gorgeous scenery also the... More

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California
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204 attraction reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

Words cannot really express the view and the instant friendships that are possible when sharing this place. This, alone, is worth the trip to the Dolomites. We encountered people from Colorado (U.S.A.) and Dublin and Germany -- who all suddenly were of a like mind as we looked out upon the sights. As we were there in the fall is... More

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