Col de la Vaccia

A curvy scenic road to Col de la Vaccia

Col de la Vaccia is a mountain pass at an elevation of 1.193m (3,914ft) above the sea level, located in the Corse-du-Sud department of France on the island of Corsica.

The road to the summit is called D69. It’s pretty steep (with sections up to 6.1%) and was recently asphalted. There are several routes to reach the summit. Starting from Aullène, the ascent is 11.32 km long. Over this distance, the elevation gain is 357 meters. The average percentage is 3.1 %. Starting from Olivese, the ascent is 12.6 km long. Over this distance, the elevation gain is 703 meters. The average percentage is 5.6 %.

Starting from Guitera les Bains, the ascent is 22 km long. Over this distance, the elevation gain is 766 meters. The average percentage is 3.5 %. And starting from Loreto di Tallano, the ascent is 26 km long. Over this distance, the elevation gain is 918 meters. The average percentage is 3.5 %. The road over the pass was improved on 2011.

 

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