Stelvio Pass, 39029 Stilfs, South Tyrol, Italy
About Stelvio Pass
The Stelvio Pass is an alpine pass in the Rhaetian Alps, as well as the highest car pass in Italy, in front of the Agnello pass, and the second in Europe and behind the Iseran hill. Several hiking trails branch off from the top of the pass, including the path to Cima Garibaldi and the dirt road that reaches the Pirovano refuge. South of the Stelvio pass is the Livrio glacier, which extends from an altitude of about 2,800 m to about 3,400 m.
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The Umbrail Pass is the highest pass in Switzerland and is the link to the Val Braulio. The Umbrail and Fuorn Passes encircle the Val Müstair, Switzerland’s first high-Alpine UNESCO biosphere reserve. It is currently the highest paved road in Switzerland. The pass is located in a picturesque location and a lot of peoples visits this place every year.
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.
The Convent of Müstair, which stands in a valley in the Grisons, is a good example of Christian monastic renovation during the Carolingian period. It has Switzerland's greatest series of figurative murals, painted c. A.D. 800, along with Romanesque frescoes and stuccoes.
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Fuorn Pass or Ofen Pass is a high alpine mountain pass in the canton of Graubünden in Switzerland. The name is based on the ovens that were used in ironworks in the area. The ruins of these ovens can still be seen from nearby trails. It connects Zernez in the Engadin valley with Val Müstair, crossing the Swiss National Park in Switzerland.
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.
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Home to the spectacular sawtoothed Dolomites, the semi-autonomous provinces of Trentino and South Tyrol are packed with stunning landscapes. The region has long enticed hikers, climbers, poets and fresh-air fanciers, with the scenic Sella Ronda remaining one of the world's most iconic skiing and cycling circuits.