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Famous Mountain Road

This mountain road features dozens of hard switchback turns, coming and going, between the Ligurian... read more

Reviewed April 13, 2016
jg3arrow
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Surf City USA
Excellent mountain walking

The area around col de Tende offers some spectacular walks. The circuit that takes walkers around 3... read more

Reviewed October 17, 2015
Karl M
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Apr 13, 2016
“Famous Mountain Road”
Oct 17, 2015
“Excellent mountain walking ”
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Reviewed April 13, 2016

This mountain road features dozens of hard switchback turns, coming and going, between the Ligurian coast of Italy (Italian Riviera or Riviera del Fiore) and the Piedmont plateau (near Cuneo). The scenery is beautiful, although a bit difficult to enjoy if you are the one...More

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Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

The area around col de Tende offers some spectacular walks. The circuit that takes walkers around 3 old forts is especially picturesque, although there are others available in the vicinity. A good guide to look out for that describes walks in this and other 06...More

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Reviewed July 31, 2014

This tunnel at the Maritime Alps border between France and Italy is closed from time to time and there is no feasible road alternative. On our most recent trip it was closed and I had to return to Imperia, Italy where we had started and...More

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