Monte Amiata is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.683m (5,521ft) above the sea level, located in the Province of Siena in the southern Tuscany region of Italy.
The road to the summit is called Strada Provinciale Vetta dell'Amiata. It’s asphalted but pretty steep, with sections up to 15.0%. At the summit there are several communication antennas, hotels and restaurants. There’s a 22m tall cross, at 1.738m above the sea level, near the summit.
Starting from Seggiano, the ascent is 19 km long. Over this distance, the elevation gain is 1.284 meters. The average percentage is 6.7 %. And starting from Abbadia San Salvatore, the ascent is 12.9 km long. Over this distance, the elevation gain is 847 meters. The average percentage is 6.6 %.
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