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Worth a Trip.

We went there during our stay in Aosta. The half an hour drive uphill from Aosta offers... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Paul B
,
Maastricht, The Netherlands
Stunning, atmospheric

We visited the pass whilst staying in a nearby valley in Switzerland. On the day we visited the top... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2017
Bonnie274344
,
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went there during our stay in Aosta. The half an hour drive uphill from Aosta offers maginifcent views. The trip up is only specatcular on a sunny day. The trip is toll free (just beware mot taking the tunnel). There is a small lake...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed August 27, 2017

We visited the pass whilst staying in a nearby valley in Switzerland. On the day we visited the top of the pass, which is at 2500m, was in cloud and 4 degrees, however the low cloud added to the feeling of being somewhere special. I...More

Thank Bonnie274344
Reviewed August 21, 2017

This is the longer way to cross the border from Italy to Switzerland (adds about 40 minutes to the trip) but the crossing is breathtaking and worth the detour. Once at the top you can see across the mountains and on a clear day the...More

2  Thank davidg777
Reviewed July 31, 2017

Thinking of the Napoleonic and the Roman troops congested going up hill like caterpillars and the 20 meters of snow in winter, the wind and the -30oC is a heroic context. Now from spring to autumn this pass is open, manageable in terms of slope...More

Thank Bardangas
Reviewed July 27, 2017 via mobile

Came here with our girls on our summer holiday. It was along drive from chamonix in France but was worth it. The drive was great fun with some fantastic views. When we arrived it was very cold and windy, so remember to pack a warm...More

Thank Martin0159
Reviewed July 20, 2017

We travelled her on a motorbike- the views were amazing. As we travelled up the pass you could smell the pine trees as the air was so clear and when we reached the top the views were stunning and it was so tranquil . There...More

Thank julie j
Reviewed July 12, 2017

First of all the road to the pass is right at the entrance to the tunnel so you have to be on the alert to take a right turn. You reach the point of decision at the end of a long gallery. We had fantastic...More

Thank Lorna P
Reviewed July 6, 2017

It's a tunnel.. what else can I say!? Whilst the trip through the pass was fairly short, I was surprised that we had to pay an extra €40 (this is NOT the Vignette, I think it was some form of extra tax(?)) to pass through...More

1  Thank mawaring
Reviewed June 17, 2017 via mobile

From start to finish this is a great road ! The scenery the whole way up and down is simply stunning. The road itself winds up and down to the pass and you have every type of bend possible ! Highly recommended !

Thank James H
Reviewed June 17, 2017 via mobile

A beautiful drive though the valleys and snow covered peaks on the background. A part of the pass has a tunnel which is partly closed and partly open. The open part of the tunnel looks quite like a balcony on the side of the mountain,...More

Thank Biyas
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