The paved road to Valbona Pass in the Venetian Prealps
Passo Valbona is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.781m (5,843ft) above the sea level, located in the Veneto Region, in the north-eastern part of Italy.
Tucked away in the Venetian Prealps, a mountain range in the south-eastern part of the Alps in Triveneto, in the north-eastern part of Italy, the road to the summit, also known as Valico di Valbona and Forcella Valbona, is totally paved. It’s called Strada Provinciale 92. This is the most southern asphalted +1700m pass climb in this part of the Alps.
It’s a rather impressive drive, with turns and hairpins, tunnels, and steep sections, up to 11.0%. The pass is 7.7 km (4.78 miles) long, running east-west from Strada Provinciale 64 to the border of Trentino-Alto Adige region.
A minor unpaved road, north of the pass, climbs up to Forte Campomolon, at an elevation of 1.848m (6,062ft) above the sea level. The unpaved road to the summit is closed to private vehicles.