A sensational paved road to Passo di Misurina
Passo di Misurina is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.756m (5,761ft) above the sea level, located in the Province of Belluno, Veneto, in northern Italy.
Tucked away in the Dolomites-Alps, the road to the summit, also known as Col Sant'Angelo, is totally paved. It’s called Strada Provinciale 49 di Misurina (SP49). The pass is 8.7 km (5.40 miles) long, running south-north from SR48 road to Carbonin (Schluderbach). At the summit there’s a very famous lake called Lago di Misurina. It’s a very touristic place with hotels and restaurants.
The road can be accessed year round but may be closed for short periods in winter when the weather is bad. Starting from Carbonin (Schluderbach), the ascent is 6.7 km long. Over this distance, the elevation gain is 320 meters. The average percentage is 4.8 %.