A memorable road trip to Lusia Pass

Passo del Lusia is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.005m (6,578ft) above the sea level, located in Trentino in the northern Italian region Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol.

Passo del Lusia

Set high in the Dolomites mountain range, in the Fassa Valley, in northern Italy, the road to the summit, also known as Pas de Lujia, is totally unpaved and usually impassable in winters. Dominated by magnificent natural scenarios, the summit hosts a hotel refuge.

There are 2 routes to reach the summit, both gravel and very steep. On the northern side, from Moena, the road starts along 2 kilometres of the S.S. 346 San Pellegrino Pass road, and is 6 kilometres of unpaved road not closed to traffic. On the southern side, from Predazzo/Bellamonte, on the SS50 road, going along 5 kilometres of unpaved road not closed to traffic.
Pic: Glauco Gremignani