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Rode over on route to Bormio

Great motorbike road with breathtaking views. Narrow road with few guide rails so be careful. Good... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Damian4707
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Townsville, Australia
My favorite bicycle climb of all time

This is a nice small quiet road. The views are breathtaking on every turn. Traffice is minimal and... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2018
Thomas P
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Phoenix, Arizona
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great motorbike road with breathtaking views. Narrow road with few guide rails so be careful. Good fun on a bike, might be a bit nervy in a car as it’s very narrow.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 7 October 2018

This is a nice small quiet road. The views are breathtaking on every turn. Traffice is minimal and the climb is hard but satisfying from either side. Soak in the cycling history at the refugio on top of the pass

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Thomas P
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

A lovely climb to the summit. Even if it’s warm at the bottom - we started from Ponte Di Legno - take warm clothing for the long (and well-deserved) descent into Bormio. You can get a soup and drink at the top. Roads are pretty...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank John W
Reviewed 26 August 2018

This is a beautifull mountain pass when you drive it up from Pezzo. (The other way up from Bormio is not haf that interesting). The road is very small and winding, so you need to be focused the whole time. You share this road with...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ArthurGebuys
Reviewed 22 August 2018

The Gavia is a very different climb to the Stelvio. The ride takes you through a couple of towns on the way and the road surface is best described as 'barely adequate'. So any thoughts of a quick descent should be dispelled immediately. Unless you...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Trevor H
Reviewed 8 August 2018

A really great climb with a very tough section with about 4km to go. Once you get to the top around the lake the view is breathtaking. But be careful the surface is vert poor in places.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Corkcouple41
Reviewed 2 August 2018

Much quieter to ride up than Stelvio as the road is narrower and a bit deteriorated but the serenity is worth it. My tip ride once the sun hits the valley climb from Bormio - 8am that way you stay warm

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank James H
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

This is a very difficult climb on a bike but the views are amazing. The road northbound is narrow so be careful on a bike, but it is well worth it.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank James M
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Lovely yet challenging ride from Bormio. Great scenery along the whole route. Plenty of motorcycle traffic to contend with, so caution is required. Was a wonderfully warm day, however I'm sure it could get a little chilly at the top.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Maitlandboy
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Took me like half hour driving from Bormio to the lake at the top of Passo di Gavia. The landscape views are absolutely fantastic. Also you will see farms and other small towns all around while you drive around

Date of experience: June 2018
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