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An excellent mountain pass, with a surprise at the top !

Whilst being aware of the Timmelsjoch pass summer opening times, it offers a great mixture of... read more

Reviewed December 28, 2018
X257JBtimm
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West Meon, United Kingdom
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"What a drive" ....2500 m above see level

We accessed it from Italy and I love it. If you are looking for some fun driving uphill on a... read more

Reviewed October 22, 2018
Andrew Z
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New York
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Reviewed December 28, 2018 via mobile

Whilst being aware of the Timmelsjoch pass summer opening times, it offers a great mixture of challenging low and high alpine pass driving with interesting and exciting terrain, spectacular views, climbs and hairpin turns. Upon reaching the top there is also the surprise of a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed October 22, 2018

We accessed it from Italy and I love it. If you are looking for some fun driving uphill on a curved, narrow road, take this side. When it is sunny, there is a wonderful trilled view as you approach the summit/pass. One might not believe...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Andrew Z
Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

I am sorry, Jeremy Clarkson’s Top Gear was wrong when he rated Stelvio pass the best driving road in the world. Timmelsjoch is much more fluent to drive and has the nicer views. Be aware of the bikers and make sure that your brakes are...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

Website must do if you like high alpine passes with fantastic mountain views! There is a toll to pay at the motorcycle museum before entering to Timmelsjoch which was a surprise so be prepared.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Traci E
Reviewed July 29, 2018

This road is not for nervous drivers or bad drivers, as it's very narrow and bendy. We drove from Moos, so it's a constant ascend, many narrow turns which we had to compete for space with motorcycles and bikes. But it's definitely worth it, coz...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 504yins
Reviewed October 1, 2017

there really is only one way to tackle this - from the south. brilliant views, the obligatory switchbacks then a softer return to civilisation as you drop into the Otztal.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank AndiPayne
Reviewed September 3, 2017

The Timmelsjoch / passo Rombo high alpine road offers a series of magnificent views and a nice spot for a break on the top / border between Austria and Italy. The pass is sometime called the secret passage because it is much less used and...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Obak81
Reviewed August 30, 2017

Just nip up on the free bus with your hotel lift pass and see the mountains and the views in to Italy.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank BAZ T
Reviewed July 24, 2017

This was a beautiful road not to be missed if you are in the area. Scenery is stunning and every motoring enthusiast, motor cyclist and cyclist is eager to do this road. We paid the toll of E16 to cross over into Austria from Italy...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Domkoppie
Reviewed June 4, 2017

This was just a great experience (also due to the sunny weather). Starting from the touristic village of Sölden I climbed through Zwieselstein, to get to the foot of the climb to Hochgurgl. This is already quite an intense climb. Once I reached the toll-port...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Danny W
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