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Lovelies Views

The road to the pass is an adventure itself, narrow, bumpy and wonderful views, which try to... read more

Reviewed June 22, 2017
Aina_Corse
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Wels, Austria
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Good for cycling

Top tip in August the road to the Col is closed to vehicles on Fridays until 11 o clock. Great for... read more

Reviewed September 10, 2016
Russell G
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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Jun 22, 2017
“Lovelies Views”
Sep 10, 2016
“Good for cycling”
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Reviewed June 22, 2017 via mobile

The road to the pass is an adventure itself, narrow, bumpy and wonderful views, which try to distract you from the road. The refuge at the pass offers lovely food, also a nice walk to the Rochegrand starts here. An easy peak which offers an...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed September 10, 2016

Top tip in August the road to the Col is closed to vehicles on Fridays until 11 o clock. Great for cyclists. Can ascend from either side. If coming from the South it is less scenic, but plenty of places to stop on the way...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

Incredible views, but just for real drivers ! Especially from the south, you'll have to start and stop any time there's someone coming the other way... And you MUST stay on track, the alternative is hundreds of yards below... 2250 m high, the reward is...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed May 27, 2016

Nice pass to climb provided you are not in a hurry - the road surface is quite bumpy for a road moto on the north side. This, and the fact that the road is quite narrow I'd recommend going up the north side and down...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed February 9, 2016

This is a great road to take on a Friday morning if you love to go cycling as they close the road to motorised vehicles! It has been used on the Tour de France cycle race on several occasions, the most recent being 2015. Not...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed September 15, 2015

A col that is not flooded by tourist. We took it with the Via Flaminia Classic rally. Some great views and going down on the southern flank is spectacular.

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed August 24, 2015

Get in this is great. In summer they close the road on Friday mornings for the benefit of the cyclist. Another climb to marvel at the engineering of the road. Watch the decent if vehicles are on the road. Good coffee and tarte at the...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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