Cheneil is a small village at an elevation of 2.043m (6,702ft) above the sea level, located in the province of Aosta, in northwestern Italy.
Located within the Valle d'Aosta, the road to the summit is asphalted but pretty steep. Starting from Valtournenche the ascent is 6.6km long. Over this distance the average gradient is 7%, with some sections up to 9.5%. The road ends at a parking lot.