Saint-Barthélemy, a classic road trip in the Italian Alps

Saint-Barthélemy is a high mountain town at an elevation of 1.647m (5,403ft) above the sea level, located in the Aosta Valley region in northwestern Italy.

Valle di Saint-Barthélemy

Located in the Italian Alps, the road to the town is called Strada Regionale 36 (SR36). It’s paved but steep hitting a 12.5% through some of the ramps. At the summit are few hotels and the Astronomical Observatory of the Autonomous Region of the Aosta Valley.