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Giau Pass

Giau Pass, 32046 San Vito di Cadore, Province of Belluno, Italy

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About Giau Pass

The Giau pass is an alpine pass in the Dolomites, located at 2236 m in the province of Belluno between the Val Boite and the Val Cordevole, which connects the municipalities of Colle Santa Lucia and Selva di Cadore with Cortina d'Ampezzo.  It is one of the legendary passes of the Giro d'Italia, especially from the side of Colle Santa Lucia, for its hardness and its constancy.



Attractions near Giau Pass

Cinque Torri2.99km from Giau Pass

The Cinque Torri are a small mountain complex that is part of the Nuvolau group, within the Ampezzo Dolomites, north-west of San Vito di Cadore and south-west of Cortina d'Ampezzo. The Cinque Torri, like all the mountain formations in the area, is made up of Dolomia rock, with a particular pale gray color. The complex is made up of five rock spurs and a maximum altitude of 2,361 m asl.

Cinque Torri4.33km from Giau Pass

Cinque Torri is a small resort mountain in the Italian region of the Veneto. It has an elevation of 2,361 meters above sea level. It is part of the Nuvolau group, 1 in the interior of the Ampezzo Dolomites, northwest of San Vito di Cadore and southwest of Cortina d'Ampezzo. In summer it is possible to make excursions through the forests and on prepared trails.  This area was the scene of fierce fighting between Italian and Austro-Hungarian troops during the Great War.

Falzarego Pass5.3km from Giau Pass

The Falzàrego Pass is an Alpine pass in the Veneto region, in the province of Belluno, located a few kilometers south of the border with Trentino-Alto Adige, between Lagazuoi and Sass de Stria, which connects the upper Agordino with Cortina d'Ampezzo via the state road 48 of the Dolomites. Through the Valparola pass, one of the main communication arteries of the Dolomites, which is located immediately to the north, also connects with the Val Badia.

Monte Pelmo9.28km from Giau Pass

Monte Pelmo is one of the main peaks of the Dolomites mountains, although there are some higher ones. located between the Val di Zoldo, the Valle di Boite and Selva di Cadore. Also known as "caregon de 'l Padreterno", due to the singular concave shape at the base of the summit which makes it similar to a gigantic throne. One of the nice trekking destination and also a good viewpoint too.

Civetta11.72km from Giau Pass

The Civetta is a mountain group belonging to the Zoldo Dolomites, located in the province of Belluno, which separates the Val di Zoldo from the Agordino, framing the characteristic village of Alleghe. In the mountaineering environment, it is called "the wall of the walls", on which some very famous routes run, including the Solleder-Lettembauer, the Philip-Flamm, the via di 5 di Valmadrera and other itineraries of high mountaineering difficulty.

Passo Fedaia13.07km from Giau Pass

The Fedaia pass is an alpine pass located on the border between Trentino-Alto Adige and Veneto, between the provinces of Trento and Belluno, which connects the Val di Fassa to Agordino, at the foot of the Marmolada, through the state road 641 of the Fedaia Pass.  The pass is formed by a plateau of about 2.5 kilometers, near which there is an artificial lake, Lake Fedaia, used for the production of hydroelectric energy.

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The area was a part of the Roman Empire until the 5th century AD. Although being a heavily industrialised region, tourism is one of its main economic resources; one-fifth of Italy's foreign tourism gravitates towards Veneto, which is the first region in Italy in terms of tourist presence, attracting over 60 million visitors every year, second after Emilia-Romagna in terms of hotel industry structures.