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Beautiful this time of year

Much quieter to ride up than Stelvio as the road is narrower and a bit deteriorated but the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
James H
Beautiful Pass

This is a very difficult climb on a bike but the views are amazing. The road northbound is narrow... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
James M
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SS 300 Passo di Gavia, Bormio, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A really great climb with a very tough section with about 4km to go. Once you get to the top around the lake the view is breathtaking. But be careful the surface is vert poor in places.

Thank Corkcouple41
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Much quieter to ride up than Stelvio as the road is narrower and a bit deteriorated but the serenity is worth it. My tip ride once the sun hits the valley climb from Bormio - 8am that way you stay warm

Thank James H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very difficult climb on a bike but the views are amazing. The road northbound is narrow so be careful on a bike, but it is well worth it.

Thank James M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely yet challenging ride from Bormio. Great scenery along the whole route. Plenty of motorcycle traffic to contend with, so caution is required. Was a wonderfully warm day, however I'm sure it could get a little chilly at the top.

Thank Maitlandboy
Reviewed June 25, 2018

Took me like half hour driving from Bormio to the lake at the top of Passo di Gavia. The landscape views are absolutely fantastic. Also you will see farms and other small towns all around while you drive around

Thank RoyCorrales
Reviewed June 24, 2018

This is a stunning cycle route. Not as famous as The Stelvio but that does mean that it isn’t as busy, which is a bonus. There are facilities at the top for food, drink and toilets.

Thank GrantA253
Reviewed June 18, 2018

This was a great cycle challenge. The beginning takes you through little towns and then a ski resort, before the real fun begins with lots of hairpins. It then 'flattens' off a bit, before the final section winds up to the top, with gradients mostly...More

1  Thank KirstyVSmith88
Reviewed January 27, 2018

Road from Bormio over Mortirolo (the easiest side) then over Gavia and back down to Bormio. Overall 108ks and 3000mts of climbing

1  Thank John_S658842
Reviewed December 10, 2017 via mobile

If your doing Stelvio make sure you do this as well it’s a great road for motorcycles the views are incredible and the road keeps you focused as it’s a bit narrow in places .. gets a big thumbs up from me ..

Thank Ramsbottom1
Reviewed November 8, 2017

During our trip in the Alpes one of the 21 summits the passo di gavia is one of the greatest! The series of hairpins ask much from the oldtimer Cars and the oldtimer drivers.....! An absolute must when driving across the Alpes.

Thank WImMyrna
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