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Gavia Pass

Gavia Pass, 25056 Ponte di Legno, Province of Brescia, Italy

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About Gavia Pass

Passo di Gavia is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.627m (8,618ft) above the sea level, located in the Lombardy region, Italy. The pass is traversed by the SP29 road, and it’s often used on the route of the Giro d'Italia road bicycle race. It is one of the highest and even most beautiful passes of the Alps and divides the province of Sondrio to the north and the province of Brescia to the south.



Attractions near Gavia Pass

Tonale Pass12.18km from Gavia Pass

The Tonale Pass is a mountain pass in the southern Rhaetian Alps separating the Ortler Alps to the north of the Alps of 'Adamello and Presanella to the south, connecting the Val di Sole to the east with the Alta Valle Camonica to the west. The Tonale pass is a base for numerous mountaineering and hiking itineraries that allow you to make contact with the nature of the Rhaetian Alps and the historical reality of the White War which here has left numerous signs still alive in the landscape.

Cevedale15.04km from Gavia Pass

Mount Cevedale is a mountain of the Alps of the Ortles-Cevedale Group, in the southern Rhaetian Alps, on the border between Lombardy to the west and Trentino-Alto Adige to the east.  Mountaineering history indicates the first ascent to the minor peak of Cevedale on 13 August 1864, by E. Mojsisowicz and S.Janiger from the north side, starting from the "Passo del Cevedale". The ascent to the main summit is dated 7 September 1865 by J. Payer, J. Pinggerra, and J. Reinstadler.

The Stelvio National Park is one of the oldest Italian natural parks, established in 1935, created with the aim of protecting the flora, fauna, and naturalistic beauties of the Ortles-Cevedale mountain group, and promoting the development of sustainable tourism in the alpine valleys of Lombardy, Trentino and Alto Adige. It covers the territory of 24 municipalities and 4 provinces and is in direct contact to the north with the Swiss National Park, to the south with the Adamello-Brenta Provincial

Mortirolo Pass17.83km from Gavia Pass

Mortirolo Pass is a high mountain pass in the Alps in Italy. One of the few climbs in the world that strikes fear even in the hearts of professional riders. It can be climbed by three roads, although the one from Mazzo di Valtellina is the most famous and only twice the Giro d'Italia climbed the mountain from alternative sides. One of the greenish and quite risky locations and also it is a nice trekking destination too.

Ortler19.14km from Gavia Pass

The Ortler Alps are a mountain range of the Southern Limestone Alps mountain group in the Central Eastern Alps, in Italy and Switzerland. One of the main skiing areas in italy and also it attracts a lot of tourists here.

Val di Sole20.4km from Gavia Pass

The Val di Sole is a valley in Trentino, in the north-western part of the Autonomous Province of Trento, from the group of the Brenta Dolomites and the Adamello range to the south and the chain of Maddalene and the Ortles-Cevedale group to the north. From an administrative point of view it belongs to the Community of the Valle di Sole, one of the valley communities established in the province in 2010. The Val di Sole and the adjacent Val di Nonthey are also known as the "valleys of Noce", being

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About 10 million people, forming one-sixth of Italy's population, live in Lombardy and about a fifth of Italy's GDP is produced in the region, making it the most populous and richest region in the country and one of the richest regions in Europe.