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Highest roads of Italy

Located in southern Europe, Italy is a long peninsula shaped like a boot, surrounded on the west by the Tyrrhenian Sea and on the east by the Adriatic, extending into the Central Mediterranean Sea. The major part of Italy's mountain retreats also invite visitors to experience a wide array of cultural and outdoor activities each season. Italy's Alpine regions are some of the most magical destinations in Europe, and this trip takes you to the best lakes and mountains in the area.

Highest mountain roads of Italy:

Mountain roadElevationRegionSurface
Theodulpass3.336m (10,944ft)Aosta Valley Gravel
Monte Chaberton3.131m (10,272ft)PiedmontGravel
Passo del Madriccio3.123m (10,246ft)Trentino-South TyrolGravel
Col du Plateau Rosa3.088m (10,131ft)Aosta Valley Gravel
Im Hinteren Eis3.030m (9,940ft)Trentino-South TyrolGravel
Rifugio Pirovano3.018m (9,901ft)LombardyGravel
Colle Sommeiller2.993m (9,819ft)PiedmontGravel
Passo dei Salati2.988m (9,803ft)Piedmont-Aosta ValleyGravel
Cima Bianca2.977m (9,767ft)LombardyGravel
Passo delle Platigliole2.908m (9,540ft)LombardyGravel
Cresta Sobretta2.901m (9,517ft)LombardyGravel
Cime Bianche2.899m (9,511ft)Aosta Valley Gravel
Laghi delle Cime Bianche2.885m (9,465ft)Aosta Valley Gravel
Rifugio Francesco Petrarca2.875m (9,432ft)Trentino-South TyrolGravel
Cima Ciantiplagna2.849m (9,347ft)PiedmontGravel
La Colletta2.843m (9,327ft)PiedmontGravel
Laghi di Cedèc2.833m (9,294ft)LombardyGravel
Rifugio Madriccio2.828m (9,278ft)Trentino-South TyrolGravel
Rifugio Duca degli Abruzzi2.809m (9,215ft)Aosta ValleyGravel
Monte Jafferau2.805m (9,202ft)PiedmontGravel
Carosello 30002.783m (9,130ft)LombardyGravel
Passo dello Stelvio2.757m (9,045ft)South Tyrol-LombardyAsphalt
Colle dell'Agnello2.744m (9,003ft)PiedmontAsphalt
Forcella d'Entova2.738m (8,982ft)LombardyGravel
Rifugio Pizzini2.706 m (8,877ft)LombardyGravel
Colle del Nivolet 2.641m (8,665ft)Aosta Valley-PiedmontAsphalt
Col de Maurin2.637m (8,651ft)PiedmontGravel
Passo di Gavia2.621m (8,599ft)LombardyAsphalt
Monte Gran Costa2.615m (8,579ft)PiedmontGravel
Colle della Vecchia2.605m (8,546ft)PiedmontGravel
Bellecombe2.602m (8,536ft)Aosta ValleyGravel
Forte del Gran Serin2.602m (8,536ft)PiedmontGravel
Lago Miserin2.580m (8,464ft)Aosta ValleyGravel
Plose2.562m (8,406ft)Trentino-South TyrolGravel
Chaz-Dura2.560m (8,398ft)Aosta ValleyGravel
Plan Maison2.552m (8,372ft)Aosta ValleyGravel
Cornetto di Confine2.545m (8,349ft)Trentino-South TyrolGravel
Passo del Frejus2.542m (8,340ft)PiedmontGravel
Rif. Grand Tournalin2.535m (8,316ft)Aosta ValleyGravel
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