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Great ride

This pass is less known and therefore less busy but it is a fantastic ride and well worth... read more

Reviewed August 21, 2019
Geri301
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Marrakech, Morocco
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Umbrail mountain pass

I was cycling from Santa Maria, Switzerland to Sondrio,Italy. I have to say what a wonderful... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2018
Joeromans
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Alexandria, Egypt
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Reviewed September 2, 2019 via mobile

Terrible road especially in the wet. Why it’s known as a great biking road I don’t know! The Stelvio pass is also rubbish.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed August 21, 2019 via mobile

This pass is less known and therefore less busy but it is a fantastic ride and well worth exploring. We rode it on motorbikes in July and loved every minute

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Geri301
Reviewed June 30, 2019

The most dissapointing of the passes I did. Far too 'popular'. Unfortunately not wide enough in most places for two cars to pass, so was just a very slow winding traffic jam all the way to the top

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

I was cycling from Santa Maria, Switzerland to Sondrio,Italy. I have to say what a wonderful experience, it was a tough journey climbing the 48 hairpins of the Stelvio, but then the descents to Bormio are just amazing how they make you fly and forget...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Joeromans
Reviewed February 18, 2018

Umbrail Pass in the Canton of Graubundan Swiss Alps is a Swiss Italian border pass we passed thru on our way to and from Lake Como Italy. All of the scenery in the Swiss alps is spectacular but we made special note when we crossed...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

If coming from Stelvio, it is a pleasure to ride over Umbrail (it only goes down). Not many traffic and beautiful nature. If hungry, I would recommend one of the restaurants in the valley in Sta. Maria

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank NK569
Reviewed October 21, 2016

Another stunning pass with more than 34 hairpin turns and steep, narrow climbs. The views down to Santa Maria Val Mustair is beautiful. Overall a great motorcycle ride!

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank TravelFanaticDD
Reviewed October 21, 2016

This excellent road to celebrate the joys of exploration and motoring will not leave you disappointed. If in a car be ready for the occasional queue of motor cyclists overtaking you but no one is in too much of a hurry!

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Outofthelaw
Reviewed September 16, 2016

Extremely beautiful drive, winding roads culminating in some fantastic views and a climb that gives you a nose bleed ( not really ).Deifnately do not miss this pass as it has fantastic roads for drivers, superb

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Johnspost
Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

This is really a great pass. This is so narrow that you can go perfect with a supermoto. I like the nothern ramp and the high valley. The pass itself is very close to the Passo di Stelvio.

Date of experience: September 2016
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