A memorable road trip to Pradarena Pass
Passo di Pradarena is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.579m (5,180ft) above the sea level, located on the border of Emilia Romagna and Tuscany regions, in northern Italy.
The road to the summit is called Strada Provinciale 12. It’s asphalted but in poor conditions, with several hairpins and steep, with sections up to 15.0%.
Starting from Giarola, the Passo di Pradarena ascent is 20.8 km long. Over this distance, the elevation gain is 974 meters. The average percentage is 4.7 %. And starting from Piazza al Serchio, the ascent is 20.8 km long. Over this distance, the elevation gain is 1.097 meters. The average percentage is 5.3 %.