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Umbrail Pass, the highest mountain pass in Switzerland

Facts Location:  Swiss-Italian border connecting Santa Maria in Switzerland with Bormio, Italy Length: 38 km Built: 1901 Wide: 5 m, 2 lanes Surface: asphalt Surface quality (out of 5): 4 Highest point: 2,501 m Operating times: June – September Via Umbrail, Strada Statale 38 del Passo Stelvio SS 38 Route: Santa Maria – Stelvio Pass – Bormio Description Umbrail Pass (Italian: Passo dell’Umbrail, Giogo di …

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Amalfi Coast, one of the most beautiful roads in the world

Facts Location: Salerno Province, Italy, Europe Length: 37 km Built: between 1832-1850 Wide: 5 m standard, 2 lanes Surface: asphalt Surface quality (out of 5): 5 for most of the road, 4 on the last stretch Highest point: Ravello, 350 meters above sea level Operating times: throughout the year SS 163 Strada Statale 163 Amalfitana Route: Vietri …

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Monte Crostis, one of the most dangerous roads in Europe

Facts Location: Udine Province, Italy, Europe Length: 15.5 km from Ravascletto, 11.9 km from Comeglians Built: January 1940 – end of 1942 Wide: 5 m standard for most of the road, one narrow lane for approx. 5 km Surface: asphalt, with some gravel sections Surface quality (out of 5): 4 for most of the road, 2 for the gravel parts Highest …

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Passo dello Spluga, the hidden gem of the Alps

Facts Location: Swiss-Italian border connecting Chiavenna in Italy with Splügen, Switzerland Length: 30.2 km from Chiavenna, 7.8 km from Splügen Built:  between 1818 and 1823 Wide: 5 m standard, 2 lanes Surface: asphalt Surface quality (out of 5): 4 Highest point: 2.115 m Operating times: May – November SS 36 Strada Statale 36 del Lago di Como e dello Spluga Route: Chiavenna – Passo …

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San Boldo Pass, the “Road of 100 Days”

Facts Location: Veneto, Italy, Europe Length: 13 km Built:  February to June 1918 Wide: 5 m, only 1 lane Surface: asphalt Surface quality (out of 5): 4 Highest point: 706 m Operating times: throughout the year SP 635 Strada Statale 635 del Passo di San Boldo Route: Trichiana – Tovena Description The San Boldo Pass is a small but …

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Stelvio Pass, the highest paved mountain pass in Italy

Facts Location: Sondrio Province, Italy, Europe Length: 21.5 km from Bormio, 16 km from Santa Maria Built: 1820–25 Wide: 5 m standard, 2 lanes Surface: asphalt Surface quality (out of 5): 5. According to many reviews, it’s a perfectly paved road Highest point: 2757 m Operating times: June – September Strada Statale 38 del Passo Stelvio SS 38 Route: Bormio – Passo dello Stelvio, Santa …

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The road from Bumbesti to Petrosani

Facts Location: Romania, Europe Length: 39 km Time:  45 min Highest point: 600 m Operating times: all year, temporary closed for rehabilitation Surface: asphalt Romanian county road no DN 66/ E79 Route: From Bumbesti to Petrosani Description of the road from Bumbesti to Petrosani The Bumbesti-Jiu Town is among the settlements with special natural resources, …