A 5-star road to Forcola di Livigno Pass in the Alps

Livigno Pass-Forcola di Livigno Pass is an international high mountain pass at an elevation of 2,315m (7,595ft) above sea level, located on the border between Switzerland and Italy.

Forcola di Livigno Pass

Where is Forcola di Livigno?

Set high in the western Rhaetian Alps, the pass links the canton of Graubünden in Switzerland with the Province of Sondrio in the Lombardy region of northern Italy.

How long is Forcola di Livigno? 

The road through the summit is fully paved. It’s 18.1 km (11.24 miles) long, running north-south from Livigno to La Motta on Road 29 (Bernina Pass Road).

How challenging is the road to Forcola di Livigno?

The Italian side features a few long straights and lacks hairpin bends, while the Swiss side offers a more tortuous drive. The road is typically closed in winter from November through June and has some steep sections with gradients up to 13%.