Colle l’Azzara

The road to Colle l’Azzara: not recommended if you don't know how to reverse

Colle l’Azzara is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.595m (5,232ft) above the sea level, located in the Province of Torino, Piedmont, in northern Italy.

The road to the summit is unpaved but extremely narrow, impassable for 2 cars. Not recommended if you don't know how to reverse.  Most of the time, the road is accessible by passenger car and RV. The summit is also known as Colle Laz Ara and Colle La Zará. It is an old military road. Along the path there are several military constructions.

Located within the Conca Cialancia Natural Park, the pass is 13.6 km (8.45 mile) long. It runs from SP169 road (near to Trossieri) towards Bocchiardoni. At the summit there’s a small parking lot. It’s a site of historical interest connected to the events of 1704-6 of the war between France and Savoy. The track includes several bends, really rough, steep, sometimes rocky and impassable after rains.

 

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