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Passo di Gavia

SS 300 Passo di Gavia, Bormio, Italy
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Tough but well worth it.

This was a great cycle challenge. The beginning takes you through little towns and then a ski... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
KirstyVSmith88
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London, United Kingdom
Fantasic ride

Road from Bormio over Mortirolo (the easiest side) then over Gavia and back down to Bormio. Overall... read more

Reviewed 27 January 2018
John_S658842
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Broadbeach, Australia
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  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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SS 300 Passo di Gavia, Bormio, Italy
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This was a great cycle challenge. The beginning takes you through little towns and then a ski resort, before the real fun begins with lots of hairpins. It then 'flattens' off a bit, before the final section winds up to the top, with gradients mostly...More

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Reviewed 27 January 2018

Road from Bormio over Mortirolo (the easiest side) then over Gavia and back down to Bormio. Overall 108ks and 3000mts of climbing

Thank John_S658842
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Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

If your doing Stelvio make sure you do this as well it’s a great road for motorcycles the views are incredible and the road keeps you focused as it’s a bit narrow in places .. gets a big thumbs up from me ..

Thank Ramsbottom1
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

During our trip in the Alpes one of the 21 summits the passo di gavia is one of the greatest! The series of hairpins ask much from the oldtimer Cars and the oldtimer drivers.....! An absolute must when driving across the Alpes.

Thank WImMyrna
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

Whether you are a cyclist, motorcyclist or motorist, the south side of the Gavia is not for the faint of heart. It is an older road, often only 1 car wide and can contain sheep and goats. I had to back up twice, and once...More

Thank Croushay
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Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Passo Gavia. Drove this difficult road in constant rainy weather restricting the otherwise majestic view. Looking sideways the only thing visible in the valley below us was the clouds.

Thank simfar2017
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

Being an avid cyclist, I have always wanted to climb the famous Gavia Pass near Bormio, Italy, The Gavia was made famous by US pro cyclist Andy Hampsten who won the Gavia stage of the Tour of Italy in a fierce snow storm in 1988....More

Thank John B
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Reviewed 23 July 2017 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
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Reviewed 23 July 2017

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
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Reviewed 18 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
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