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Simplon Pass

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The Simplon Pass (French: Col du Simplon; German: Simplonpass; Italian: Passo del Sempione) (2,005 m or 6,578 ft) is a high mountain pass between the Pennine Alps and the Lepontine Alps in Switzerland. It connects Brig in the canton of Valais with...more
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You drive up to 2005 meters and the road is very good. It is very nice in summer when you have a beautiful view and the opportunity to do many walks and trekking activity. You can enjoy the view of Monte Leone (3553 meters high),...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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BrigSimplonTourismus, Manager at Simplon Pass, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for the rating. We are glad you liked it here and hope to have you back in the future ;)

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Be prepared for some serious weather! We attempted the breithorn in the winter and turned around at the glacier due in part to gusty wind and slow pace. We also had gotten report of avalanche activity in 20 degree slope by some skiers ahead of...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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BrigSimplonTourismus, Manager at Simplon Pass, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for the 5* rating. We are glad you liked it on the Simplonpass. Always be careful out there!

Reviewed March 18, 2019

Perfect view, perfect tracking, breath taking journey. I would definitely suggest you to go during spring or summer. Brought my parents along too, they are okay with the track.

Date of experience: August 2018
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BrigSimplonTourismus, Manager at Simplon Pass, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the 5* rating. We are glad you liked it!

Reviewed October 22, 2018

This was the longest of the four passes we drove in Italy/Switzerland. We used this pass in driving from Orta San Giulio in Italy to Zermatt in Switzerland. Road was very good, no scary or tough switchbacks (although there were a LOT of them), and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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BrigSimplonTourismus, Manager at Simplon Pass, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2018

Thank you very much SabreSailor!

Reviewed October 3, 2018

If you need to get from Switzerland to Italy by road, the Simplon pass offers you a road trip with outstanding views and a fine road between Brig and Domodosola. On the way up from Brig, stop near the Ganter bridge (the longest in Switzerland)...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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BrigSimplonTourismus, Manager at Simplon Pass, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2018

Thank you Louis for you feedback. We are glad you liked it :)

Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful ride throw the Centovalli to Simplon. The Simplon road is just fantastic. On the top the view is picture perfect! The ride down to Brig is again a very nice drive!

Date of experience: September 2018
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BrigSimplonTourismus, Manager at Simplon Pass, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for the 5* rating!

Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

Driving over the Simplon Pass in Switzerland is very nice. It's not scary the roads are good and you get to see beautiful scenery from top to bottom. There is a Hotel on top and souvenir shops. It's nice to sit out in the sun...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Perfect place to watch the stars come out. Was recommended by a local as a good spot for night photography. I even got to see the Mikey way. You can park right off the highway and walk a short distance to a perfect area to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 18, 2018

We drove up this from Brig across to Stressa on Lake Maggiore. You can see the road snaking up the mountain from the centre of Brig, and driving it is a sheer pleasure. Stop several times to take in the stunning views!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

So beautiful. Just extraordinary. Such jaw dropping scenery. Would do it again in a heartbeat. Do no hesitate.

Date of experience: July 2018
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BrigSimplonTourismus, Manager at Simplon Pass, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2018

Thank you very much Cdnskier Would be a pleasure to have you back soon. Kind regards

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No. You have a lot of Space for your Car. This is one of the best Passes to drive here in Switzerland.
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