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Passo Giau

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Address: Selva di Cadore | Selva di Cadore, Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy
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Stunning views

The drive up to here is so spectacular that a motor cycle company were filming their new model there when we visited.

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 4, 2015
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Perth, Scotland
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Perth, Scotland
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37 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

The drive up to here is so spectacular that a motor cycle company were filming their new model there when we visited.

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florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

You feel you are at the top of the world from here. The views are stunning. Beauty at it's best. Do yourself a favor and do not miss this drive from Cortina. It will take you close to an hour but you will not be sorry. As a matter of fact you will be sorry if you don't go. Have... More 

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Placerville, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015 via mobile

This was a great place to get an overview of Cortina and of the mountains in the area. There are also several hiking/climbing trails that start here. Didn't have a chance to go to far but would be great on another day..... Road up is rather "twisty" and narrow in places but overall a good road. The restaurant at the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

After driving the winding road up to Passo Giau at 2,236 metres we stopped at the car park and enjoyed the view. In summer, this is a favourite destination for cyclists but would be very dangerous due to the narrow winding roads. There is only one restaurant and hotel at Passo Giau. We had coffee and hot chocolate before driving... More 

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015 via mobile

Turn for turn, this is an amazing trip! Just outside Cortina, these are fantastic views of the Dolomites! In the fall you can even see changes of leaf colors on the evergreens in some places! Don't miss this mountain pass.

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Sahuarita, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

Holly COW! This is a great drive; beautiful road conditions, and a challenging mountain road with gobstopping views at pretty much every turn. The Dolomites serve up more "prettty" per mile than almost anyplace in Europe. This was a stunning afternoon drive. You won't regret it.

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Cincinatti, OH
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

We visited most of the Dolomite pass roads and did enjoy this one the best. Small hikes around this area will reward you with excellent scenery and pictures. It is accessible by car from Cortina.

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Newcastle, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

Catch the bus from bus station - ticket from tobaccanist. Takes about 30 minutes to wind up the hill. There is a restaurant at Passo Giau, to use the bathroom €1. Cross the road and follow the sign (take a map). The walk is steep in places, so wear good hiking shoes. Walk takes about 6 hrs. At about 1/2... More 

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Douglas, Wyoming
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

A very spectacular location, with adequate parking facilities. Great starting point for walks to various rock formations, and a scenic drive from Cortina d'Ampezzo.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Great view, beautiful building, awesome house cat, excellent food and the staff are a wealth of local knowledge.. Great spot to watch the sunrise as the sunlight hits the Tofana..

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