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Great views, and met the famous dogs.

The pass is only open after 1st of June until October after the majority of the winter snow has... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
sprice234
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Swansea County, United Kingdom
Set your GPS to avoid toll hiways.

This way you will be guided to the twisting road going over the pass. In May there was plenty of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Joshua G
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Jerusalem, Israel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The pass is only open after 1st of June until October after the majority of the winter snow has melted. Enjoyed looking around the small museum at the Monastry, together with old pictures of Monks in the snow with the dogs. Great views of the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This way you will be guided to the twisting road going over the pass. In May there was plenty of snow and we even saw husky dogs pooling a ski carriage.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 14, 2019

Passed by the St. Bernard Pass in summer from Italy to Switzerland. We stopped at the top to admire the small lake and peaceful high-mountain surroundings. Completely disconnecting, and worth the stop.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed February 21, 2019 via mobile

we came from thousands of kilometers just to see an extremely bored worker, who showed us only one dog, spoke only french, and when she let us pet that dog, only for a few times. After that she start talking in french, something like we...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Miruu02
Reviewed October 1, 2018

I am sure the tunnel is quicker, but you can't see anything from a tunnel. This road is a bit hairy on the Swiss side...better on the the Italian side. Fantastic climb to the pass...up-close views of mountain formations that look unreal.

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank plaisaeb
Reviewed September 27, 2018

We had a specular drive through the Great St Bernard Pass. There's a lovely little local restaurant at the top. The views from the top are breath-taking.

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank meeyee121
Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

Done this road in my 8.5m motorhome travelling from Turin to Geneva.Was a bit tricky in stages but worth every minute . One of the best driving roads I have yet to drive, However we had fine sunny weather and wouldn’t fancy taking it on...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank ColinD995
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely beautiful views and lovely and cool up there, so nice to do on a hot day! Was pretty special starting the day with temperatures in the high twenties, then getting to the top and seeing snow! A few restaurants and shops up there too....More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank clareb290
Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

Don't be put off by the extra drive: it was very easy and only added about 30 minutes. Plus, the scenery was simply amazing, both getting up the Swiss side and coming down the Italy side. What better way to cross into another country. We...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank 611chipm
Reviewed February 17, 2018

Circling all the countries that border the Alps was full of sightseeing adventure like Great St. Bernard Pass in the Canton of Valais Switzerland. We rented a car which fortunately gave us altitude reading all the way thru the alps, this was one of the...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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randyklinger1956
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Response from 611chipm | Reviewed this property |
We did not take the tunnel; we went over the pass so I can't speak to the tunnel. We did not have to stop at any customs office and simply drove from Switzerland to Italy.
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