A winding paved road to Portella Femmina Morta

Portella Femmina Morta is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.535m (5,036ft) above the sea level, located in the Italian region of Sicily.

Portella Femmina Morta

The road to the summit is called Strada Statale 289 (SS289). It’s asphalted and features many steep sections, up to 13.3%. The pass has been featured in the Giro d'Italia race. There’s a small parking lot at the summit.

Nestled in the heart of the Nebrodi mountains, the pass road is 26.4 km long, running north-south from San Fratello to Fattoria Cazzipoli. East of the summit, a minor paved road climbs up to Monte Soro, a high mountain peak at an elevation of 1.848m (6,062ft) above the sea level.