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Passo di Gavia

SS 300 Passo di Gavia, Bormio, Italy
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Excellent views

This was an excellent smooth and less challenging road than others but the views were stunning... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Tom C
via mobile
Amazing panoramic views

Passing the Pass di Gavia is an awesome experience, with stunning views to the valley below. In... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Niels L
Aarhus, Denmark
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“narrow road” (7 reviews)
“great cycle” (2 reviews)
SS 300 Passo di Gavia, Bormio, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was an excellent smooth and less challenging road than others but the views were stunning took time to walk round the summit areas and just soak in the experience.

Thank Tom C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Passing the Pass di Gavia is an awesome experience, with stunning views to the valley below. In clear weather and at the right spots you can see far away.

Thank Niels L
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Bormio is a magical place and the Gavia is one of the two iconic nearby climbs made famous in the Giro d'Italia. The roads up the Gavia are wide for the first 30 minutes of the climb, then get very narrow. The experience appears more...More

Thank thomas s
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Nice and wild!! Always tiring . A bit easier than Stelvio. Be careful: can be really cold when there is no sun. Road is abut narrow and in some parts asphalt is broken. In complex very good.

Thank Riccardo F
Reviewed 4 July 2017

The bicycle ride up Gavia is intense - super narrow road switchbacks through the trees, then a traverse above treeline, finish with the (terrifying) tunnel...

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 2 July 2017

The road out of Bormio lead us to the Passo di Gavia. We realised that it is probably on of the lesser travelled routes. The road surface is not the best, but is in parts being re surfaced, The views once you reach the lake...More

Thank Louise C
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Amazing very tough bike climb. Views are amazing a must see Beautiful Would highly recommend it go for surw

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Myself and a couple cycling friends did a loop from Bormio to the Mortirollo and then over the Gavia and down back to Burmio. The Gavia is an amazing pass. Incredible nature, snow topped mountains with great views and a tunnel that will give you...More

Thank Bob Robert B
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Rode up to Passo Di Gavia from the hotel in Bormio. Great ride with some steep pitches but when you make the hotel and get to enjoy the warm hospitality. I had Espresso and cake, my friends had some warm goulash with bread. The views...More

Thank Craig H
Reviewed 22 May 2017

I ended up driving the Passo di Gavia in the summer of 2010 - when I accompanied my brothers and my son who mountainbiked the TransAlp - in a motorhome.. The navigation led me to this beautiful pass, coming in from the north. Before I...More

Thank maryanne590
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