Road trip guide: Conquering Punta Bagna

Punta Bagna is a high mountain peak at an elevation of 2.730m (8,956ft) above the sea level, located in the Savoie department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in southeastern France. It's one of the highest roads of Europe.

Punta Bagna

The road to the summit, located within the Cottian Alps range, is extreme. 4x4 with high clearance vehicles only. It’s very narrow, with deep washouts and loose gravel. The maximum gradients reach up to 20%. It's one of the highest roads of the country. Impassable from September to June. The road leads to the top station of Fréjus – cableway. This track can get very muddy and slippery after rain. 
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