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Col Du Chaussy
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Col du Chaussy – A Challenging Drive

Facts Location: Savoie department, Rhône-Alpes, France Length: 17 km Built: 1934 Width: 5 m, 2 lanes Surface: Asphalt Surface quality (out of 5): 5 Highest point: 1533 m Operating times:  Route: La Chambre to Pontamafrey-Montpascal Col du Chaussy Road Description The Col du Chaussy is located in the Savoie department, in the Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France. It’s a high …

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Gorges de l’Aude- A Spectacular Balcony Road in France

Facts Location: France Length: 11,9 km Width: 2 lanes and one lane on some sections Surface: asphalt Surface quality (out of 10): 7 Highest point: 700 m Operating times: throughout the year Via D117 Route: from Quillan to Axat Gorges de l’Aude Road Description The Gorges de l’Aude is a road located in the Languedoc-Roussillon region, in France. …

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Colorado Scenic Byway: Highway Of Legends in Colorado

Facts Location:  Colorado, USA Length: 131 km (82 miles) Built: 1970 Width: 5 m, 2 lanes Surface: asphalt Surface quality (out of 5): 4 Highest point: 3.046 m (9995 feet) Operating times: all year round Route: La Veta to Cuchara Scenic Highway Of Legends Description Colorado is home to many beautiful places, and it offers diversity when it comes to …

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Passo Fedaia, the gateway to the amazing Marmolada Glacier

Facts Location: Province of Belluno, Italy Length: 14.7 km Wide: 5 m standard, 2 lanes Surface: asphalt Surface quality (out of 5): 4 Highest point: 2.057 m Operating times: throughout the year SS 641 Strada Statale 641 del Passo di Fedaia Route: Caprile – Passo Fedaia Description Passo Fedaia is a high mountain pass located in the Dolomites Mountains of …

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Duran Pass, one of the best kept secrets of the Dolomites

Facts Location: Belluno Province, Italy Length: 18.7 km Wide: 5 m standard, 2 lanes with some narrow areas Surface: asphalt Surface quality (out of 5): 4 Highest point: 1.605 m Operating times: throughout the year SS 347 Strada Statale 347 del Passo Cereda e del Passo Duran Route: La Valle Agordina – Zoldo Alto Description Duran Pass (Italian: Passo Duran) is a …

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Strada della Forra, the legendary “Road of the Gorges”

Facts Location: Tremosine, Province of Brescia, Italy Length: 10 km Built: 1913 Wide: very narrow, only 1 lane available  Surface: asphalt Surface quality (out of 5): 4 Highest point: 673 m Operating times: throughout the year SP38 (Strada Provinciale 38) Strada della Forra  Route: Limone sul Garda – Tremosine Description Strada della Forra is a legendary and dangerous road located in …

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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 …

TransSemenic, the newest alpine road in Romania
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TransSemenic, the newest alpine road in Romania

Facts Location: Romania, Europe Length:  40 km Wide: 5 m standard 2 lanes Surface: asphalt Highest point: 1.000 m Operating times: all year Road No. DJ582 Description of the Transsemenic road TransSemenic (DJ582)  is the newest alpine road in Romania (it was inaugurated in december 2014). The road isn’t totally new, but the part between …