Passo San Pellegrino

Passo San Pellegrino

Passo San Pellegrino is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.918m (6,293ft) above the sea level, located in the Italian Alps. It marks the border between Trentino and the province of Belluno.

The pass is traversed by the Strada Statale 346 del Passo di S. Pellegrino (SS346), an asphalted road connecting the municipalities of Moena and Falcade. The ski resort Trevalli is located at the pass, one of the most charming mountain passes in Italy, rich in history and ancient traditions. San Pellegrino Pass has some precious jewels: a ring of bright water reflecting the beauties of nature; an historical hospice, point of reference for pilgrims reaching the Agordino valley and the church dedicated to St. Antonio from Padua, decorated with paintings by artist G.B. Chiocchetti from Moena.

The pass has been climbed by the Giro d’Italia bicycle race. There are 2 routes to reach the summit. Starting from Cencenighe, the ascent is 18.2 km long. Over this distance, the elevation gain is 1.144 meters. The average percentage is 6.3 %. And starting from Moena, the ascent is 11.41 km long. Over this distance, the elevation gain is 778 meters. The average percentage is 6.8 %.

 

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